Evan Kurtz

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Report: Apple Planning 'Smart Home' System Debut at WWDC

Apple is planning to introduce a smart home concept at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, according to a report.<p><i>The Financial Times</i> says …

Apple's Find my iPhone feature exploited to hold devices hostage

Australia hit by unusual ransom attack<p>Some iPhone, iPad, and Mac users in Australia are waking up to ransom messages declaring that their devices have been hacked. Several posts on Apple’s official support forums reveal that fraudsters appear to be using the Find my iPhone feature to send messages …

Hackers Remotely Locking Some Macs and iOS Devices in Australia for Ransom

A number of iOS and Mac users in Australia are reporting a growing issue on Apple's support forums (via <i>The Age</i>) in which hackers are locking iPhones, iPads and Macs remotely through iCloud. Compromised devices are also displaying warning messages offering unlocks for money.<p>A hacker's message on a …

Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. The firm specializes in speech recognition and has historical ties to the core technology and patents underpinning Siri. <i>TechCrunch</i> reports that Novauris' experts are already working inside Apple to …

Apple iPhone 6 release 'as early as September,' in two sizes -- report

The iPhone 6 will arrive as early as September in two screen sizes, according to Japan's largest business daily.<p>The next-generation iPhone 6 "will likely be offered in 4.7- and 5.5-inch versions," Nikkei reported in its Friday edition. The current iPhone 5S has a 4-inch screen.<p>The displays will be …

Steve Jobs Smiled After Getting Google Employee Fired For Trying to Recruit Apple Staff

Freshly unsealed court documents show that Steve Jobs emailed Eric Schmidt a smiley face after getting a Google employee instantly fired for …

Microsoft Office For iPad: Who's It For?

In case you missed the announcement, Microsoft released its Office offering for the iPad yesterday. About time too, many people will have cried. Smarter working means working with whatever device you have at hand, although people who tried using the Office apps on an iPhone soon found that their …

Philips Makes Hue Smart Lights More Affordable, More Lazy-Friendly With Hue Lux And Hue Tap

In what seems to be the beginning of a real-life Wall-E situation, Philips has introduced an even easier way to control your home’s Hue smart lighting system. Because, you know, fishing your smartphone out of your pocket when you want to switch the lights will probably exhaust you to the point of …

Roku CEO: Apple TV is a money-loser

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- Roku founder and Chief Executive Anthony Wood isn't worried about streaming-box competition like Apple TV, even if he thinks Apple maybe should be.<p>"Apple TV is essentially an accessory for the iPad. They lose money, which is unusual for Apple," he said Thursday, speaking at …

Outrun daleks in the Doctor Pacman Flash game

Play a Time Lord version of Pac-Man complete with a pixilated bow tie in this fan-made Flash game Doctor Pacman -- made by Ruben P. Vargas from Rarity Workshop. Ghosts Blinky, Pinky, Inky, and Clyde (renamed Caan, Thay, Jast, and Seec) are replaced with their corresponding colored daleks.<p>As Doctor …

Sylvester McCoy Seems To Have Spoiled A Bit Of A Doctor Who Surprise

Everything that follows is unconfirmed, but the general information sits very well with well-sourced rumours that have been criss-crossing behind the …

'Doctor Who' Lego projects shine through time (pictures)

13 Things We Learned About ‘Doctor Who’ Companion Karen Gillan From Her Reddit AMA

Karen Gillan, professional adorable person and recently retired <i>Doctor Who</i> companion, did a Reddit AMA today to promote her upcoming movie <i>Oculus.</i> In …

Lego bow ties are cool: Best 'Doctor Who' Cuusoo projects

Lego recently opened itself up to all of space and time by accepting fan-made on the Cuusoo site, which gives Lego builders a chance at seeing their concepts created.<p>Entries that receive 10,000 votes will be considered for production. Brick-building Whovians are flooding the site with fun concepts …

Doctor Who TARDIS LEGO Set Up For Voting

Hey guys I am having some personal health problems, so bear with me.<p>This is the Doctor Who TARDIS LEGO set currently up for voting on the LEGO Cuuso …

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<b>IMPORTANT DOCTOR WHO ANNOUNCEMENT!</b><p>Meet <b>Ms. Delphox</b>, a new character to be introduced in the new season of Doctor Who, as played by <b>Keeley Hawes</b>.<p>Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty, Upstairs Downstairs) will join the cast of Doctor Who, starring opposite the Doctor. Hawes will play Ms. Delphox, a powerful out of this world character with a dark secret. Traveling across space and time, the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and his companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), will come face to face with the …

'Doctor Who' Meets 'Sherlock', Internet Explodes

<i>Doctor Who</i> and <i>Sherlock</i> — two shows helmed by the prolific British TV writer Steven Moffat — are both returning to our screens over the holidays. Matt …

I'd Feel Guilty Eating Those: Doctor Who Carved Crayons

This is a small series of Doctor Who themed carved crayons by Etsy seller Wax Nostalgic (of Game of Thrones, Futurama and Adventure Time carved …

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♫ Tiptoe Through Time Stream With Meeeeeeeeee ♫: Custom Shaped/Painted Doctor Who TARDIS Ukulele

Go look at yourself in the mirror. What do you see? A giant Doctor Who fan who also plays the ukulele? Congratulations, you're one of a kind. Just …

Doctor Who: Brand new character announced but he is a Companion?

The BBC have announced this morning that Samuel Anderson is joining Doctor Who. He’ll play a character called Danny Pink who works at Coal Hill …

Fashion Spotlight: Planet of the Angels and Who Now? for Doctor Who fans!

<b>Ript Apparel</b> has two designs today for fans of <b>Doctor Who</b>! <b>Planet of the Angels and Who Now?</b> from <b>davecollinson and thisisjonturner</b> will be for sale on</b> …

Lego Now Accepting Doctor Who Designs For Their Cuusoo Projects

Though we’re some steps away from a Lego Tardis control room just yet, one major obstacle between you and a line of<p>Lego have been using their Cuusoo …

Ban lifted! It's time for 'Doctor Who' Lego

Grab your bricks and build a Tardis worthy of a Time Lord. Lego Cuusoo, which previously banned fans from submitting ideas based on licensed properties, recently posted in the License Conflicts and Resolutions section of its Web site that there's no longer a conflict with the "Doctor Who" …

Matt Smith and Steven Moffat Talk The End of Doctor Who's Eleventh Era

This week sees the DVD/Blu-ray release of <i>Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor</i>, the final episode of Matt Smith’s reign as television’s favorite Time …

Wit Has No Limits, a doctor who fanfic

Wit Has No Limits<p>A little blue box, flying through space. No one sees this box and thinks anything of it. No one notices the box. It just appears and …

How the Internet saved 'Doctor Who'

<i>Doctor Who</i> is just a day away from its 50th anniversary. On Nov. 23, the long-running British TV series will broadcast a special extended episode in …

Doctor Who most popular show on iPlayer over Christmas for second year

Doctor Who was once again the most popular show on the BBC's iPlayer over the festive period with almost 2m online views, as requests for TV and radio programmes rose by a third compared to Christmas 2012.<p>The Christmas special, which saw Matt Smith bow out and Peter Capaldi regenerate as the 12th …

Capaldi & Coleman Featured in First Image from the Set of DOCTOR WHO Series 8

As you're all no doubt aware, filming began today on the eighth series of DOCTOR WHO, and to mark the occasion the Beeb have issued the first …