Craig Mackie

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From Oculus to Twitch to Minecraft, Why Gamers Are in Hot Demand

The three huge gaming acquisitions have more in common than you might think.<p>In less than half a year, we’ve seen three gigantic acquisitions in the gaming world that altogether have exceeded $5 billion.<p>On the surface, Facebook’s purchase of Oculus for $2 billion, Amazon’s purchase of Twitch for …

Can't We Just Admit That The Apple Watch Has 2 Obvious Flaws?

Apple on Tuesday detailed its new wearable device, the Apple Watch, and the tech media has gushed with enthusiasm. Everyone seems to love it. "Apple Watch looks to be another winner," says ABC.<p>But the device has two obvious flaws that people aren't really saying much about.<p>When Samsung began …

Review: Apple Watch looks to be another winner

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — As computerized wristwatches go, the upcoming Apple Watch looks impressive.<p>I like that it will come in two sizes, so the …

Developing Next-Generation Apps for the Apple Watch

The word is out! The new Apple Watch is coming your way in early 2015, providing a brand new platform and great opportunities for a new category of apps. In this post I'll cover some of the basic features available for app developers so you can begin thinking about how these features can be put to …

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iPhone 6: Bigger, Faster, Coming September 9

Design<p>Measuring in at 4.7 and 5.5-inches, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus dwarf earlier iPhone models, but at the same time, the two phones became Apple's thinnest yet, measuring in at <b>6.9 and 7.1mm</b>, respectively. For comparison's sake, the iPhone 5s was 7.6mm thick.<p>According to Apple, the …

Apple's Competitive Design Advantage in Five Words

Watching yesterday's Apple Live event, I oohed and aahed over the shots of the iPhone 6 with the rest of you, and when my screen turned black at the …