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Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

Artificial Intelligence

Hillary Clinton is an anachronism

Mitt Romney is not running for president, but that hasn't stopped him from offering his advice on how to best beat the likely Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton.<p>And his advice says a lot about why, in part, he went 0-2 in his race for the White House.<p>"The playbook, I believe," he told David …

How-To: Start using Maps in OS X Mavericks

Apple has finally implemented a maps app in the OS X platform, and it seems to have been worth the wait. After being noticeably missing from the system, Maps (and iBooks) are helping achieve a greater consistency between the iOS and OS X platforms. After running the free Mavericks update, the Maps …

Apple announces OS X Mavericks available today for free

<b>Update:</b> OS X Mavericks is available now as a free download on the Mac App Store.<p>Apple has done something it hasn’t done before with a major release of OS X, announcing today during its iPad event that it will release OS X Mavericks, the latest version of its desktop OS, later today for free to all …

Apple launches new 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro: Thunderbolt 2, new Graphics, better battery life

Alongside the new 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, Apple has announced an upgrade to the 15-inch model with much improved graphics processors, a new Intel Quad-Core processing system, improved battery life (up to 8 hours), and new 802.11ac WiFi.<p>The new 15-inch models also ship today, and …

NewHeights Electric Standing Desk Is Good For Your Health, Hard On Your Wallet [Review]

The human body is not designed to sit for extended periods of time<p>I like an adjustable desk because I can alternate positions<p>The fit and finish is top notch

Standing Desks

My Favorite On-the-Road Apps

On recent trips, I’ve zipped around Belgium, Israel, and Ireland on foot and behind the wheel of a rented car without getting lost (okay, it happened once in awhile), all because of my phone, or what I like to call my third hand.<p>When I think back to traveling ten years ago, I can’t even imagine (or …

Adobe’s new Creative Cloud ‘CC’ apps now available to all

Back in May, we told you all about Adobe’s brand new Creative Cloud suite and its decision to end support for CS6 following its presentation at the MAX 2013 Creativity Conference in LA. Adobe introduced big updates and new features to just about every app in the CC suite, including updates to its …

The Secret to Building Large Websites: Website Architecture

We need to create a common persona for each group. The user interface design depends greatly on the results of this stage. To get started with this, …

Corning says sapphire ‘not a major threat’, posts video showing why Gorilla Glass is superior

In case you needed some proof that the rumors of Apple switching from Corning glass to sapphire crystal are unlikely, Corning has posted a video on its website showing how its current Gorilla Glass is superior to sapphire for mobile devices.<p>Recently, speculation has arisen that manufactured …

Peering at bright screens after dark could harm health, doctor claims

Watching TV or using computers, tablets or smartphones after dark may cause sleep loss and resultant health problems, a leading doctor has …

Apple claims Google Now infringes Siri patents as it adds Galaxy S4 to ongoing Samsung patent suit

Earlier this month we noted that Apple was asking courts to add the Galaxy S4 as an infringing device in its ongoing patent dispute with Samsung in California. Now, Apple has officially filed a motion (via FossPatents) outlining five patents infringed by the Galaxy S4 and another two Siri related …

Sharp’s bringing ‘highest pixel density’ IGZO displays yet, could end up in next round of Retina MacBooks

Sharp, one of Apple’s display suppliers that is rumored to have just begun production on next-gen iPhone displays, this week announced it will soon begin producing notebook displays with the highest pixel density in the biz. With displays ranging from 11.6 inches to 15.6 inches, it’s entirely a …

Top 5 Samsung Galaxy S3 custom ROMs

You want to bring the best out of your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone by using a custom ROM, but you dread spending days trawling the web for the best ones? …

Google Play

Adobe announces rebranded Creative Cloud ‘CC’ apps with big updates to Photoshop and more

Live from Adobe’s MAX 2013 Creativity Conference in LA, the company has just unveiled possibly the biggest update yet to its suite of web, design, and video products for Creative Cloud members. Today the company is announcing it is rebranding its Creative Cloud products to “CC” and introducing a …

Adobe’s Creative Cloud now allows you to sync settings and fonts between multiple computers

We are live at Adobe MAX where Adobe just announced that its Flagship CS suite of applications is now called Adobe CC for Creative Cloud (not ‘Commons’). One of the more interesting features of Adobe’s CC suite is that it now allows you to sync settings and fonts between multiple computers.<p>This is …

Adobe rolls out huge update to Creative Cloud ‘CC’ design tools: Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, InCopy, Kuler, Ideas

Adobe’s MAX 2013 keynotes are happening right now, and below we have the details on the brand new features added to its suite of Creative Cloud products that are now branded with “CC” and apparently replacing its CS6 offerings, which will no longer be supported going forward. We’ve already covered …

Adobe shows off new features for Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Prelude, SpeedGrade, & Story Plus for Creative Cloud users

Adobe isn’t just announcing big updates to Photoshop and its web & design products for Creative Cloud customers It’s also rolling out a ton of new features for its video products including Premiere, After Effects, Audition, Prelude, SpeedGrade, and Story Plus. Below the fold we have all the details …

Adobe CC pricing: $19.99/month for CS6 customers, $29.99/m for older customers, $49.99/after first year or new customers

Adobe announced its new Creative Cloud pricing this afternoon and it is pretty much the same as it is currently. One big difference: Current Adobe customers get significant discounts and noting the big feature updates, this seems like a pretty good way to get current customers into the transition.

Adobe adds new features to Creative Cloud ‘CC’ web tools: Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, Edge Animate & Edge Reflow

Adobe has officially dropped support for its CS6 suite today and made the announcement at its MAX 2013 conference that it is moving to updates for Creative Cloud members only going forward. We have already detailed a ton of new features coming to Photoshop, video apps such as Premiere and After …

Viber releases Mac app for its messaging and VoIP platform, now 200 million users strong

Viber, the company behind the extremely popular free messaging and VoIP mobile apps for iOS and Android, today took another step towards offering a true Skype alternative by releasing native desktop apps for both Mac and PC.<p>Not only do the new desktop apps sync and integrate seamlessly with the …

Apple seeds OS X 10.8.4 beta build 12E47 to developers

Just over a week following the previous build, Apple has seeded OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 build 12E47 to registered Mac developers. The update is available via the Mac App Store for developers and should be on the Mac Developer Center shortly. Apple, once again, tells developers to focus on WiFi …

Apple’s product photographer interviewed

We remember Peter Belanger from pioneering iPhone photography for magazine covers in 2010. Turns out he is now doing regular photoshoots for Apple and often uses a Canon 5D Mark III with a the 24-70mm lens. He gave the Verge some insight on what its like to use the bigger camera for the most …

Zendock MacBook Pro docking solution, a funded Kickstarter project, coming for MacBook Air

Last month, we covered the Kickstarter posting for the Zendock MacBook Pro docking station. As we profiled in April, the docking solution takes over your MacBook Pro’s ports in order to free up clutter on your workspace:<p>The anodized alumnim box quickly plugs into several ports on the side of your …

Adobe says it’s considering a photographer’s bundle for Creative Cloud

Adobe’s unveiling of its latest updates to Creative Cloud earlier this week came with the announcement it will only support Creative Cloud members for future updates, effectively dropping support for customers of its boxed CS6 suite and below apart from security updates and some bug fixes. Adobe …

Apple releases Thunderbolt firmware update v1.2 with stability fixes

Apple today released Thunderbolt firmware update version 1.2 with small stability fixes for Target Disk Mode and Thunderbolt. The 1.22MB update is available for download from Apple’s website here.

Adobe's Project Mighty Input Tools Look Pretty Awesome

Color me impressed! I figured the next generation of designer-relevant input devices would come from Apple or Wacom, but surprise—it's Adobe. The …

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