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Here’s an 80x Super-Telephoto Lens for Smartphones

We recently shared an impressive demo of the 65x optical zoom lens on the Canon SX60. If you’re a smartphone shooter who wants the same reach without …

Touch ID might be coming soon to MacBooks, Magic Mice and trackpads

Touch ID has completely changed security on the iPhone, and now Apple’s fingerprint-scanning technology could soon be coming to the Mac.<p>Apple is planning to bring Touch ID to the upcoming 12-inch MacBook Air, according to sources at Taiwanese Apple blog Apple.Club.tw. In the past, the site …

MacBook Air

Take your iPhone 6 to 88 mph with this amazing DeLorean ‘Back to the Future II’ case

Great Scott! Shortlist.com recently spotted this unbelievably cool iPhone 6 case shaped like the iconic DeLorean from the 1989 movie “Back to the …

Totallee Scarf Review: A Look at One of the Thinnest iPhone 6/6 Plus Cases You Can Get

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are Apple's thinnest iPhones yet at 6.9 and 7.1mm, respectively, and these ultra thin devices have spawned a range of super thin cases that aim to offer scratch protection without adding bulk. Of the dozens of featherweight cases on the market, the Scarf case from …

Mobile Technology

How To Use Siri To Help You Find the Owner of a Lost iPhone

If you ever find an iPhone, I’d hope you’d do the honorable thing, and try to find the owner of the device so you could return it. If you are so …

The Onion takes on the Apple car

Nothing quite solidifies an Apple product’s significance in pop culture like The Onion’s take. America’s satirical publication of note has already decided to give us a glimpse at the rumored Apple car.<p>The mysterious automotive project that’s reportedly codenamed “Titan” will have the following …

Apple Watch

Apple to Revamp Its Stores

Apple stores to go even more upscale.<p>Apple is in the process of redesigning its stores, drawing on the design expertise of Jony Ive.<p>Ive, Apple’s head designer, revealed he is working with retail boss Angela Ahrendts on a revamp of its stores in a lengthy profile with the New Yorker …

How-To: Update your old MacBook, Mac mini, or Mac Pro hard drive with a fast SSD

My Mac is now silent. After installing a solid state drive (SSD) with no moving parts, the drone of my iMac’s hard drive and fans has given way to such an absence of sound that I only hear the high-pitched squeal of my office lights.<p>My Mac is now fast. Even with 400GB of available space, OS X …

Computer Hardware

How To: Show the New iTunes Widget in the OS X Yosemite Notification Center | MacTrast

If you’re running iTunes version 12.1 on your Mac running OS X Yosemite, you can display the currently playing song in the Today area of your Mac’s …

Why Is Apple Killing Its 16 GB iPhone?

With the announcement that Apple is lifting the size limit of application bundles from 2GB to 4GB, developers will be eager to ship more multimedia, more graphics, more video, and more content, in their applications – especially game developers. As Apple gives with one hand, it takes away with the …

Profit

How Big Is Samsung Galaxy S6 Battery? New Flagship Could See Smaller Capacity Than S5

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is supposed to be jam-packed with advanced specifications. But one of its most important components may be less powerful than …

Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules

Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared.<p>"It's exciting," said Adam Gibson, marketing director for …

Unmanned Aircraft

Sony tests the waters for self-driving cars with a small investment

Apple and Google aren't the only tech giants exploring the brave new world of self-driving cars. <i>Financial Times</i> tipsters report that Sony has invested roughly $842,000 into ZMP, a Japanese autonomous vehicle startup. While it's a small start, Sony apparently has big plans -- it wants to combine its …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Bootanimation causes memory leak: How to fix

The bootanimation in Android 5.0 Lollipop seems to create serious memory leak, resulting in core system services and other processes getting killed …

10 good alternatives to the Apple iPad Air 2 Smart Case: in pictures

BlackBerry Passport and Classic come to AT&T on February 20th

BlackBerry fans on AT&T, your long wait for a new phone is almost over -- the carrier has announced that both the Passport and Classic will reach its stores on February 20th. As promised, AT&T's ever-so-slightly customized (but still oddly shaped) Passport will cost you $200 on contract, $22 per …

Australian galleries ban selfie sticks, save small speck of humanity

Finally, logic has won out against the use of this year's most annoying Christmas present: the selfie stick.<p>A bizarre contraption that can be seen at …

Sony's $840 augmented reality glasses are real, just not pretty

Sony has toyed around with ideas like a clip-on headset to compete with Google Glass, but its initial entry into augmented reality wearables is this pair of glasses. It's not a consumer product yet, but the SmartEyeGlass SED-E1 Developer Edition previewed a few months ago is coming to 10 countries …

You can now trade Pokémon with yourself, thanks to Arduino

<i>Gotta catch 'em all. Gotta catch 'em all. Gotta catch 'em all.</i> For some 17 years, those words have reverberated around coder Pepijn de Vos's mind, and thanks to an Arduino and some ingenuity, his dreams have now come true. Well, probably not, but a project like this deserves an epic back story. In …

WSJ: Apple cut watch health features due to erratic sensors

Apple apparently wanted its smartwatches to focus heavily on health-related features, but the company was forced to changed direction mid-development. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, the company originally envisioned a device that can monitor heart rate, blood pressure and stress levels (based …

10 Ways Technology Will Change Football in the Next 10 Years

Link to Media<p>We've all gotten used to goal-line technology by now. The technological advance that many held back, even dreaded coming into football, has actually proved to be a very welcome addition and has almost seamlessly slipped into the game in a manner that hardly disrupts it at all.<p>What will …

Social Media

Rapide Lite 200XL High Resolution 3D Printer Launches Next Month On Indiegogo

A new high resolution 3D printer called Rapid Lite 200XL has been created to offer users an affordable commercial quality desktop 3D printer priced …

Why Samsung Design Stinks

Blame Steve Jobs Syndrome.<p>Kevin Lee calls it “Steve Jobs Syndrome.” As the former head of product strategy and user experience design at Samsung Design America, Lee watched as the $100 billion Korean tech giant wrote check after check to countless Western design firms to develop future products for …

Drone waiters are ready to serve in Singapore

One restaurant in downtown Singapore is spicing up its dining experience by employing flying drones as wait staff.<p>Singaporean restaurant-bar chain Timbré is employing a fleet of flying drones as waitstaff for its live-music eateries. Earlier this month, the restaurant chain and robotics company …

Drones

How the internet of things could bring levity to HTC

Unlike LG, Samsung or Motorola, HTC did not have much of a handset legacy before the smartphone. Indeed, some of the company’s notable early projects …

Wear OS

EV4 four-wheel-drive electric scooter leans into turns

"Moving within Warsaw, which from year to year is becoming more and more jammed, I lacked alternative means of transport, which could easily get …

Bike Lanes

Astro Teller: Google is making a modest return on its experimental lab investment

Google X boss Astro Teller spoke with the New York Times on the topic of the experimental lab and the value it produces for the company, saying that the X lab’s goal is to find new technology markets that the Mountain View company can jump into and problems it can solve.<p>According to Teller, Google …

Google Glass