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Review: Aircharge Qi wireless charging case for iPhone 6 (and 5/5s)

As a founding member of the Wires Are Evil club, I’ve been waiting impatiently for wide-area wireless charging, where any device on a desk or within a certain area of a room is wirelessly charged. That still seems a way off yet.<p>A good halfway house would be inductive charging powerful enough to …

Mobile Technology

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [April 13 – April 17]

Each week, a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Microsoft’s Halo Spartan …

Apple Pay's international rollout may begin this fall, starting with Canada

Apple is in discussions with six Canadian banks<p>Apple has plans to bring Apple Pay to Canada this fall, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. Apple is reportedly in talks with six of the largest Canadian banks — National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, …

What the first Apple.com homepage looked like

Many of the earliest website designs to populate the web are nothing more than distant and irretrievable memories. While sites like the The Internet …

Mockups

Massive Bundle of Custom Device Cases from Casetify

For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Casetify, a site that specializes in a whole range of custom-created iOS accessories, from iPhone and iPad cases to MacBook covers and Apple Watch straps.<p>Casetify lets users design their own cases using photos, text, and more, and it also offers …

Apple Watch

One way the new Retina MacBook is better than any other Mac

Some people have criticized the Retina MacBook since its official announcement both for its lone USB-C port and for the fact that it can’t deliver …

Jarlos is the ‘first gay couple’ to sign to modelling agency

If you're one of the 22,000 people who follow @jarlos420 on Instagram, you'll already be fully clued up on who John Tuite and Carlos Santolalla are. For the rest of us, it's enough to know that the two models have been labelled the new Brangelina and "downtown’s gay 'It' couple". They DJ club …

Fashion Industry

Is fashion as gay-friendly as it seems?

This week, DKNY campaign stars John Tuite and Carlos Santolalla became the first openly gay couple to be signed to a major agency as a duo. Nicknamed Jarlos by their 22,000 devoted Instagram followers, the boys announced their history-making contract with New York’s Fusion on the social networking …

LGBTQI

You Can Now Make Big Gay Ice Cream's Amazing Recipes At Home (And We've Got A Sneak Peek)

Summer might not be here yet, but ice cream season has officially arrived. Ben & Jerry's is rolling out an ice cream burrito on 4/20. Boutique ice cream companies like Jeni's, Ample Hills and Snoqualmie Ice Cream are ramping up production of new and seasonal flavors. And one of New York's favorite …

Ice Cream

Conservative Support for Gay Marriage Is Growing

Posted: Apr 17, 2015 12:01 AM<p>Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on gay marriage cases in four states, including Tennessee, …

LGBTQI

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Last Chance to Enter Our New Year's Challenge!

Plan ahead for the new year and win a $50 iTunes Gift Card with <i>iPhone Life's</i> iTunes Gift Card Challenge! It's your last chance to enter before Nov. 3!<p><b>The Challenge:</b><p>Tell us how you would spend a $50 iTunes Gift Card to help you keep your new Year's resolutions. Send us a list of four to eight …

TV shows

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas gets optimized for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

As if the app’s 10th anniversary sale wasn’t enough, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas has received a much anticipated update adding optimization for the …

iPhone 6 Crushes HTC One M8 in Speed Test

Apple's iPhone 6 has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately owing to the bendgate incident, which saw several reports claiming that the …

Why Finland loves saunas

<b>The only Finnish word to make it into everyday English is "sauna". But what it is, and how much it means to Finns, is often misunderstood - and it's definitely not about flirtation or sex.</b><p>In a dimly lit wood-panelled room, naked men sit in silence, sweating. One beats himself repeatedly with birch …

Saunas

Finland: a family break on the Åland islands

White nights in Finland’s Åland archipelago offer Amelia Gentleman and her kids a magical experience of log cabins and carefree cycling<p>At midnight there is a long orange streak of sunset across the horizon and the colour of the sky is just past dusk. As we wait for the last ferry back to Helsinki, …

Success of Angry Birds reflects growth of young entrepreneurship in Finland

In a post-Nokia era, startups are emerging among an “empathetic generation” as a means not to get rich but to solve social problems<p>Finnish gaming companies are having a moment. Just look at Rovio (Angry Birds) and Supercell (Clash of Clans), the rise of which has coincided with the unravelling of …

Environment: News & features

Wal-Mart and allies in face-off with Apple Pay over mobile payments | News Home | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Suddenly it’s Apple versus Wal-Mart in the fight for shoppers’ digital wallets.<p>Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Service, introduces Apple Pay during an Apple event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, September 9, 2014. REUTERS/Stephen Lam<p>…

FinTech

How to Use Apple Pay When You Travel

With the release of a software update for its iPhone operating system today, Apple has officially launched Apple Pay, the tech giant's mobile payment system that uses NFC-based technology to allow consumers to pay for a variety of services with their phones. Time will tell how revolutionary this …

A Taste of Everywhere in L.A.

I enjoy eating out in L.A. more than any other city in the world. That’s a bold statement, especially coming from a New Yorker, but the combination of superior produce grown in a Mediterranean climate, fresh (and inexpensive) sushi, comfort food at Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles, and …

Where to Go When You Want to Do Nothing

There are a million ways to travel these days. You can choose to give back, booking a trip that involves rolling up your sleeves and volunteering. You can choose to be adventurous, filling your days with hikes, bungees and ziplines.<p>Or, you can choose to do a whole lot of nothing.<p>Sometimes the best …

20 Gorgeous Seaside Towns In Italy

Have you ever been to Rome in August and wondered where all the locals are? The truth is that they're likely in one of these towns, as Italians in major cities make a mass exodus toward the coast every summer. Many of the well-known beaches get crowded or too touristy, but this list also includes …