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Vector's smartwatch looks like a SkyMall reject, but isn't

There are plenty of smartwatches, but the majority of them scream, "I'm a smartwatch," from every pore. Squared-off devices like the ZenWatch and Apple Watch still have a faint whiff of the pocket protector, while rounder units like the Moto 360 and G Watch R have had to bulk up to accommodate …

T-Mobile and Sprint to Start Selling Apple Watch on September 25

While T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced last week that the carrier would begin selling the Apple Watch he did not provide a specific release date. <i>MacRumors</i> has learned that T-Mobile will begin selling the Apple Watch on September 25. Additionally, <i>9to5Mac</i> reports that Sprint will also start selling …

Apple Watch

A Swiss health insurer is testing fitness trackers that could penalize inactive people

With healthcare costs rising across the developed world, many argue that the rise of wearable technology as a way to determine health insurance premiums is inevitable–and one company in Switzerland is putting the idea to the test.<p>CSS, one of the country’s biggest health insurers, launched a pilot …

Amazon Fire TV gets fired up for 4K

Amazon Fire tablets are now so cheap you can get them in a $250 six-pack

Tablet shoppers now have a tough choice: A 16GB iPad Mini 2, or six of Amazon's new Fire tablets for $19 less. Seriously.<p>Amazon announced Tuesday …

Welcome to hell: Apple vs. Google vs. Facebook and the slow death of the web

So let's talk about ad blocking.<p>You might think the conversation about ad blocking is about the user experience of news, but what we're really talking about is money and power in Silicon Valley. And titanic battles between large companies with lots of money and power tend to have a lot of …

Digital Advertising

These headphones are milled from solid brass

Master & Dynamic's ME05 are the latest fashion headphones to buck the trend<p>Fashion headphones have a bit of a bad rap. Often associated with over-priced plastic cans and celebrity endorsements, fashion-centric headphones are frequently derided by critics for poor audio performance and shoddy build …

Mossberg: It’s time to free the smartphone

Things are improving, but carriers still have too much power<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a new weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>In 2010, Google tried an experiment — …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple's rumored car project is having a "big impact" on Tesla.</b> Apple has reportedly hired many employees from Tesla.<p><b>2. HP intends to cut between 25,000 and 30,000 jobs.</b> It has already let around 51,000 people go.<p><b>3. Google says that it does not want to start producing cars.</b> The company's managing …

Tim Cook

Tim Cook Talks iPhone 6s, Social Responsibility, and More on 'The Late Show With Stephen Colbert'

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on the "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" tonight, with the interview covering a number of topics including the iPhone 6s, the possibility of an Apple Car, and Cook's and Apple's efforts in social responsibility.<p>During the portion of his monologue highlighting the …

Tim Cook

Skype lets you add Muppet videos to your chats with 'Moji'

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Apple might finally let you delete apps that come with the iPhone

According to Tim Cook, Apple is "looking at" letting consumers get rid of default iPhone apps that are rarely used. These are the ones you almost always hide away in a folder the minute you set up your new iPhone: Compass, Stocks, Podcasts, Tips, etc. In an interview with <i>BuzzFeed News</i>, Cook …

Apps

Amazon talks up Fire TV's content selection ahead of new Apple TV launch

Amazon's got a habit of issuing press releases that boast about the wide array of programming you can stream with its Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. Today the company has done that again, claiming that the Fire TV is home to the "largest and fastest growing selection of any streaming media player." …

Smart TV

Android Wear to rise as smart wearables surge

By the end of this decade, the battle between the Apple Watch and rival Android smartwatches will be a much tighter one.<p>That shift will come as consumers get more familiar with smart wearables, still a very new type of gadget for most people, and as those devices surge ahead of more basic wearables …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Crazy Apple fans tried to sell their kidneys for iPhone 6s

How much do you want an iPhone 6s? Probably not as much as the two men in China’s eastern Jiangsu Province who reportedly attempted to sell their kidneys to buy Apple’s latest must-have handset.<p>The bizarre story claims that friends Wu and Huang decided to sell a kidney each to get the money for an …

BMW CEO collapses during presentation at auto show

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW CEO Harald Krueger collapsed Tuesday during a news conference at the Frankfurt auto show and was helped off stage by …

Autos

First Click: The rose gold iPhone is causing a global crisis in masculinity

Just look at that pretty pink hue, boys. You crave the newest color on the newest model of the world’s most popular phone but can’t stop thinking "pink is for girls" or "pink is gay." You hate yourself for wanting it, and you’re scared; what will people think if you pre-order a bigger better rose …

Apple's plan to kill the hamburger menu

During Apple’s September event it announced a new technology called 3D Touch as part of the iPhone 6s. Apple calls it the “next generation of multitouch” and it isn’t mincing words when it comes to how important it is to the future.<p>Aside from the confusing naming, 3D Touch is similar to Force Touch …

Jony Ive (and Apple lawyers) didn’t like it when this Jony Ive puppet went viral

A silly Jony Ive puppet and soundboard went viral in the last two days, and it didn’t escape the attention of Ive himself, or the Apple legal team.<p>The soundboard allowed you to hear Ive eloquently spout words like <i>aluminium</i> in his iconic British accent. This apparently upset Ive, which on Friday …

Jony Ive

Apple Watch heads to more UK retailers by way of Currys & PC World

It seems you'll soon be able to buy an Apple Watch from Currys and PC World stores across the UK. As <i>9to5Mac</i> notes, the retailer is now teasing the wearable on its homepage, with the messages "Coming Soon" and "Pre-Register" in tow. If you click the banner, however, you'll be sent to a page where …

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Apple’s Moment On The Catwalk Is Here

If you, like Andy Sachs, don’t believe that fashion is important, Apple just gave you a nudge in the right direction. While not many particularly cared, the first Apple Watch Hermès is a harbinger of something quite interesting.<p>First, a bit about the watch. The only real difference, aside from the …

Smartwatches

T-Mobile CEO guarantees better coverage with iPhone 6S, 6S Plus

T-Mobile is telling Apple fans their new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus will get better 4G coverage than ever on the carrier's network. Guaranteed.<p>The company is so confident people using the latest smartphones will be pleased with its network, it's announced a program that lets customers painlessly cancel …

Everything you need to know to preorder an iPhone 6S

The wait is almost over.<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus won't hit shelves until Sept. 25 but you'll be able to reserve one soon. Apple will open up …

11 signs your phone is too big

The first “portable” cell phones were hardly portable. So it makes perfect sense that we wanted to see how tiny we could make them.<p>But after we …

What I learned this week about Tim Cook’s Apple

Nearly four years after Steve Jobs’ death, the company is still unique, if imperfect<p><i>This is the debut installment of a new, weekly commentary and reviews column on</i> The Verge<i>, also available on</i> Re/code<i>, by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at</i> The Verge <i>and Editor at Large</i> …

Tim Cook

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

iPhone screen protector adds two 'smart' buttons to the glass

Back in May I wrote about the Halo Back, an ingenious-sounding iPhone screen protector with a twist: You could tap the bottom left corner of the glass and it would magically reproduce the tap at the top, the idea being to make big-screen iPhones easier to navigate one-handed.<p>Halo Back was a …