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Raft of KGI notes signal that Apple is focused on replacing Touch ID, 3D Touch, but not Sharp

Apple Analyst Ming-chi Kuo of KGI Securities has a new slew of developments revolving around touch technology.<p>Kuo claims that Apple is seeking to …

New seat alert app for pregnant commuters

<b>A new app launches in the UK on Monday aimed at helping pregnant women get seats on public transport.</b><p>Babee on Board consists of two companion apps that communicate via Bluetooth.<p>Once an alert is triggered, people nearby with the app receive a message saying there is someone who needs to sit …

Apps

Lazy Thinking: Modularity Always Works

<i>by Jean-Louis Gassée</i>What’s not to like in a modular smartphone that can be configured to one’s liking and updated to protect it against the evils of …

Apple’s first iPhone was unveiled exactly ten years ago today

A decade is a really long time even in human years, but when it comes to the ever-changing tech industry, 10 years can feel like an eternity. Just …

Airmail iOS email app gains new custom actions, Workflow & Bear notes integration, more

Airmail is a great alternative email client to Apple’s built-in Mail app, and the latest update adds even more custom actions and app integrations that make it powerful. This mail client offers features similar to Dropbox’s discontinued Mailbox app with the ability to sort out messages for a later …

Canada finds Apple's carrier deals don't hurt competition

France may think Apple is up to no good with its carrier deals for the iPhone, but you won't hear similar gripes from Canada. The country's Competition Bureau has determined that there isn't "sufficient evidence" to show that Apple had illegally strong-armed carriers into deals that gave it …

A Breath of Fresh AirPods

From the point they were rumored, I thought I would like the AirPods.<p>I was wrong.<p>I <i>love</i> the AirPods.<p>In my mind, without question, they are the best <i>new</i> …

Tech Trends

iPhone 8 will dramatically outsell the iPhone 6 due to much larger subscriber base – Nomura

You’re nobody in the analyst world unless you’re predicting a ‘supercycle’ for the iPhone 8 – a huge increase in sales over and above the normal level expected for a new iPhone. Pretty much every analyst on the planet is predicting one this year, with sales expected to exceed those of the earlier …

IPhone 8

Where Weird Facebook is King: How a College Kid Does Social

<b>On January 2, 2015</b>, I wrote a viral post entitled “A Teenager’s View on Social Media,” in which I dissected popular apps and what I thought about …

Social Media

Sony's flagship soundbar kicks out room-filling audio

CES is filled with Dolby Atmos-spitting audio equipment, but Sony's HT-ST5000 stands out. Sony has improved this model with the ability to scale audio properly no matter what size your room is. Just adjust for the height of the ceiling and where you're sitting (using its onscreen GUI) and it can …

PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR Featured in Epic Sony CES 2017 Trailer

Before the beginning of Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai’s speech at Sony’s CES 2017 press conference, the company aired a rather epic trailer …

Xiaomi: Don't hold your breath for a US phone in 2017

The gleaming white phone with its razor-thin bezel and unique call technology is just the kind of thing you'd want to put in your pocket and try right away.<p>But even though Xiaomi announced this version of the Mi Mix phone at the giant CES 2017 tech show in Las Vegas, it's just one more example of a …

Razer goes immersive with new in-room gaming projection and 3-screen laptop

Razer, the billion-dollar startup that builds hardware and software for hardcore gaming enthusiasts, is today unveiling two of its latest products aimed at ramping up the immersive gaming experience. And — surprisingly, given how much else we’ve seen in this area this week already at CES — Razer is …

Bose is building ride-smoothing tech for autonomous cars

Bose dabbles in a lot of different things, but the most left-field product could be its ride-smoothing trucker seats. The company is about to demo similar tech for autonomous cars at its "Beyond Sound" CES experience in Las Vegas. Specifically, it'll show off a (simulated) autonomous vehicle …

The best tech of CES 2017

Best Tech of CES 2017<p>By Mashable Tech Team<p>Sponsored by Qualcomm<p>By Mashable Tech Team<p>Sponsored by Qualcomm<p>There's only one place to see the future of …

Samsung confirms it sold 5 million Gear VR mobile headsets

Samsung Electronics America president Tim Baxter announced that the company has sold 5 million Gear VR virtual reality headsets for mobile devices to date.<p>The South Korean electronics giant made the announcement at its press event at CES 2017, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week.<p>Baxter …

Virtual Reality

Speck announces transparent, impact-resistant cases for MacBook Pro and iPhone 6/6s/7

Speck is known for its transparent cases which protect MacBook models against scrapes and scratches without hiding them from sight, but they’ve so far done nothing to guard against impact damage from knocks and falls. All this is set to change, says the company, with its new Presido Clear range of …

MacBook Pro

After long delay Apple's AirPods are finally on sale

Apple's odd-looking wireless earbuds, aptly called AirPods are finally for sale and shipping now.<p>The company announced the availability of the $159 …

David Fizdale says LeBron James would not make a great basketball coach

Fizdale, who coached James in Miami, said that the superstar 'would kill somebody'<p>David Fizdale does not see LeBron James as a future coach. The …

Super Mario Run is now available for free on the App Store

Nintendo just launched a game on the App Store. That’s an odd sentence to type after the company spent years denying that it would ever bring its …

Silicon Valley VCs are growing wary of on-demand delivery

(Reuters) - Michael Moritz - chairman of Sequoia Capital and one of the most successful venture capitalists in history - says a simple vision led him to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in on-demand delivery startups.<p>An UberEATS food delivery scooter is seen parked in London, Britain …

Apple’s wireless AirPods are now on sale

Apple’s AirPods are now on sale, after being delayed from their original October launch. The $159 wireless earbuds are currently listed as shipping later in December, and can be ordered here, as spotted by <i>MacRumors</i>. Apple previously said it needed “a little more time before AirPods are ready for …

These are the 5 best phones you can buy right now

You're up to date on everything you need to know before buying a phone, and now the time has come to actually dig out your wallet and go for it. There are tons of great phones that will fit your exact size, price and carrier needs, but if you're looking for a shortcut, allow me to present to you …

The PS4 Pro Is On Sale For Cyber Monday

The PS4 Pro may have just hit store shelves a few weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean that it’s immune from the general discounting that happens as soon as the turkey leaves the table. The souped-up version of the PS4 is receiving what I’m fairly certain is its first-yet price cut, down to $339.99 at …

The SEC Calls Out Tesla for 'Individually Tailored' Earnings Figures

Was Tesla Motors cooking its books to look like it has more cash?<p>The Securities and Exchange Commission seems to think Tesla might have been.<p>In …

Samsung's Project Valley might be a foldable, dual-screen revolution

Having already filed numerous patents regarding dual screen and foldable smartphones and tablets, it's clear that Samsung is interested in the …

Zappiti Serves Up Movies on the Cheap

Traditionally movie servers have not been affordable, let alone <i>cheap</i>. However the idea of converting all of your DVDs and Blu-ray discs to digital …

This App Avoided Being Made Useless By Using The iPhone’s Charger (But Not For Charging)

Remember Cycloramic? It was one of our favorite iOS apps last year. It allows you to take hands-free 360-degree selfie panoramics by using the iPhone’s vibrating motor to propel it around your desk.<p>A key component of this trick, though, was that the last few iPhones have had squared edges. Those …

LeBron James: Championship 'honeymoon stage is over' as Cavs lose third straight

The defense has looked particularly bad of late<p>Playing like the defending champs, the Cleveland Cavaliers looked dominant as they started the season …

Touching things in VR with your real hands is a total game changer

The first thing you instinctively want to do after strapping on a VR headset and diving into a virtual world is to reach out and touch what you …