Michael Forsythe

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New 2017 Apple iMacs Still Won't Support Target Display, Feature May Be Dead

<b>Target Display Fails to Make a Return in 2017 iMac</b><p>Back in 2015 I wrote about the iMac losing one of its best features, Target Display mode. There were hopes Apple would address the issue with the new iMacs it announced a few weeks ago, but when its online documentation failed to list the new iMac …

Photographer Captures Magnificent Images of the San Francisco Fog Rolling Over Marin County

Photographer Lorenzo Montezemolo spent many a chilly San Francisco summer night atop Mount Tamalpais and other Marin County locations in order to …

Marin County

Interested In How Camera Lenses Work? Watch This Easy-to-Understand, 3.5-Minute Video

Lenses are, perhaps, the most important (pardon the pun) element in photography but most photographers probably have no idea how they really work. If …

EFF to Court: Government Must Inform People That It’s Accessing Their Emails, Personal Data

Ignoring Duty to Provide Notice When Invading Users’ Privacy Is UnconstitutionalSeattle, Washington—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) told a …

Build Your SmartHome: 18 Best Smart Gadgets That Work With iOS 10

iOS 10 is, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, the “biggest release ever” in the iOS universe. For those who haven’t heard: it’s the new operating …

Asus Reco Smart Car Dash Camera Launches For $329

After being unveiled earlier this year Asus has now started to roll out their new Asus Reco Smart car dash camera and has launched it in Singapore …

Gear & Gadgets

AT&T boosting data plans, dropping overage charges ahead of iPhone 7 launch

Carriers often try to attract switchers and new subscribers during new iPhone season, and AT&T is doing its part today by upgrading its mobile plans with some modest data upgrades at reduced costs. AT&T is also announcing that its new plans no longer include overage charges for exceeding data caps. …

I won't listen to music on my computer without this flash drive-sized amp — here's why

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Brandt Ranj / Business Insider Many companies claim to make products audiophiles will enjoy because that market is full of people who …

Turn your iPhone into a universal remote that controls your TV and anything else

Here at BGR, we’re huge fans of the Pronto and Peel App combo, which is a small device and an app that combine to transform your iPhone into a …

Tech Trends

Playstation 4 NEO Release Date Leaked Coming On September 7

Well, isn’t this interesting? It’s been a quiet summer but Sony might just be ramping up to reveal the PlayStation 4 Neo. Let’s take all of this with …

Tokyo Game Show

Pioneer's new turntable digitizes your vinyl collection for $350

The PLX-500 is set to ship in September.<p>Sony's PS-HX500 turntable caught our eye at CES for its ability to catalog a vinyl collection as high-res digital files. It's a steep investment at $600, but now Pioneer DJ has a more affordable alternative. Pioneer's $350 PLX-500 also features a USB …

Turntables

The Insta360 Nano Camera Adds 360-Degree Panoramic Capture to the iPhone

In its early days, a lot of people were eager to compare 360-degree panoramas and other VR-like photo applications to the ill-fated 3D fad circa …

Mobile Photography

Fix Re-Jailbreak With Pangu / PP App Not Working After Reboot, Here’s How

Here's how to fix re-jailbreak with Pangu / PP app not working problem after reboot on an iOS 9.3.3 jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod touch device.<br>[ …

Cops Ask Professor to 3D-Print Fingerprints So They Can Unlock a Phone

That's one way to get into a deceased person's device.<p>Sometimes law enforcement agencies want or need access to the phones of suspects or victims, but with password protection and encryption, they can't get. Just ask the FBI, which spent more than $1 million to decrypt the phone of the San …

Insta360 Dual Lens Camera

In the last year Facebook, among many others, rolled out 360 degree ‘VR’ videos on their platform to a good deal of fan-fair. It was heralded as a …

Apple Debuts iTunes Match With Audio Fingerprint for Apple Music Users

Apple has introduced a fix for a persistent and frustrating Apple Music bug that caused pre-existing music libraries to sometimes be improperly matched with Apple Music songs, reports <i>The Loop</i>.<p>To make sure songs are correctly matched, Apple is now using iTunes Match audio fingerprint for Apple …

iCensor: Apple Patents a Remote 'Kill Switch' for iPhone Cameras

By <b>Nika Knight / Common Dreams</b><p><i>“Free speech rules don’t apply to Silicon Valley,” a civil liberties advocacy group has observed. (Ian Higgins /</i> …

Evolve sees huge increase in Steam players after going free-to-play

Those are some big gains<p>Monster-focused multiplayer shooter <i>Evolve</i> — now known as <i>Evolve Stage 2</i> — has climbed back up the Steam charts, with players picking up the game again in big numbers following its relaunch as a free-to-play title. Turtle Rock Studios re-released the game in beta yesterday, …

Apple fixed that annoying new iPhone unlock gesture in iOS 10 beta 2

Apple released iOS 10 beta 2 on Tuesday, which brings many improvements and fixes as well as a number of tweaks that were not available in the first …

iOS

Verizon confirms plans including price hikes, more data & added perks

By<p>Verizon on Wednesday officially announced its rumored new cellphone plans, launching July 7, which are costlier but in some cases include perks …

'Pokémon Go' rolls out on Android and iOS (update)

It's finally time to catch 'em all out in the real world.<p>With all the news surrounding <i>Pokémon Go</i>'s beta test and wearable, you'd be forgiven for thinking the full game was already out. Until recently, it wasn't, but that's changing if you live in the United States and have an Android device, as …

Augmented Reality

Bose's best headphones are even better wireless

The QuietComfort 35s offer strong audio quality, noise cancellation and a comfortable fit.<p>When it comes to headphones, it can sometimes be easy to forget about Bose. The company doesn't debut new models as frequently as the competition, choosing instead to focus on quality, comfort and its highly …

Samsung, Sharp plan to ramp up OLED production ahead of Apple's rumored all-glass 2017 iPhone

By<p>With rumors continuing to suggest Apple plans to introduce an all-new iPhone design with an OLED display next year, it's likely not a coincidence …

Why Can't I Share or Watch My Video since Backing up my iPhone to iCloud?

Need iPad and iPhone help? Sign up for iPhone Life Insider and I’ll help you with all of your iPhone troubleshooting and iOS-related issues. Here’s a question from an Insider who recorded an important video on their iPhone, but now can't access it:<p><b>Hey Sarah,</b><p><b>I video recorded a graduation on my</b> …

Dropbox adds new sharing features and a nifty document scanner

But will you give the company any money?<p>Dropbox announced a handful of new features today, including a new scanner for its iOS app that can identify and remember printed text. Now, Dropbox's mobile app will let you snap a photo of any document containing text, and the software will automatically …

Which iPhone lens is best? The Zeiss ExoLens looks like a winner.

The iPhone has one of the best smartphone cameras out there. The only thing holding it back? Its fixed lens.<p>Committed iPhone photographers have long …

Cameras

The new Segway is a crazy next-gen hoverboard that you can preorder now

Segway was making personal transport devices long before the “hoverboard” craze ever swept the nation and it’ll be making personal transport devices …

Nextgen

10 of the best virtual reality apps for your smartphone

Get started with VR on your iPhone or Android phone with these 100 apps, spanning films, games, news and 360-degree photo-sharing<p>You don’t need to spend hundreds of pounds on an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive headset to give virtual reality a try.<p>The Android or iPhone handset in your pocket is a VR device …

Virtual Reality

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Los Angeles

The NSA wants to monitor pacemakers and other medical devices

Oh, and also the entire Internet of Things<p>The NSA is interested in collecting information from pacemakers and other biomedical devices for national security purposes, according to <i>The Intercept</i>. Richard Ledgett, the agency's deputy director, reportedly said at a conference yesterday that, "We’re …