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Read the adorably confused ways people struggled to describe the first iPhone in 2007

When Steve Jobs stood on the stage 10 years ago today at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, he started out by saying he was launching three new devices: “An iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator.”<p>In fact, of course, they were a single device—the iPhone, which would lift …

David Pogue

Why a Country with Some of the World's Best Schools Is Now Scrapping Grades

Singapore’s global rankings in maths and science have made its schools the envy of the developed world, but a new push to drive grassroots innovation …

The iPhone Turns 10: Here’s What Skeptics First Thought About It

It’s been a decade since Steve Jobs introduced the device that would transform mobile technology. Not everyone was convinced we needed it.<p>As it turns out, history was a tough sell. On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco. During his two-hour …

Ryan Gosling Beautifully Thanks Eva Mendes in His Emotional Acceptance Speech

2017: The year Ryan Gosling single-handedly made love a thing again.<p>The actor won Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical Sunday night at the Golden Globes for his magical portrayal of a jazz pianist in Hollywood in <i>La La Land</i>, but what he'll be remembered for long after the film leaves …

Eva Mendes

A travel diary about getting lost on the most isolated island in Japan

In 2009, illustrator Florent Chavouet decided to shrug off city life and get lost somewhere off the beaten path. <i>Way</i> off the beaten path. Stating, …

Motorsport

Apple releases iOS 9.3.3 with bug fixes for iPhone and iPad

Apple has just released iOS 9.3.3 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new software update is by no means as interesting or as feature-rich as iOS 10, due to be released publicly in the fall, but it includes some important bug fixes and performance improvements for iOS users.<p>The minor 9.3.3 …

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Apple's Absolute Advantage Over Android

A large part of the ongoing battle to keep a mobile device secure is to ensure that users’ devices are kept up to date with patches for exploits, bug fixes, and keeping the software secure; then the latest numbers from the two main platforms show a huge chasm in the protection offered.<p>Apple’s own …

Mobile

Productivity Tools for Software Development Companies

Do you often wonder where all your time went? How productive your employees have been throughout the day? You’re not alone. Almost all of us have no …

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Wendy's is making a major change to its hamburgers

The chain is updating its signature burger with a new bakery-style bun this week, the company told Business Insider.<p>The company says that the bun was inspired by Wendy's founder Dave Thomas' original recipe.<p>Wendy's is also changing its burger packaging, swapping a cardboard container for foil "to …

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Model Shanina Shaik Defends Kendall and Gigi as Victoria's Secret Angels

"They do work really hard."<p>Now <i>this</i> is model behavior. Months after Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid received mixed reviews for their debut as Victoria's Secret Angels, fellow VS runway star, Shanina Shaik, is coming to their defense.<p>Shutting down critics who attributed Jenner and Hadid's casting in …

Apple Drafts More Everyday People for New Shot on iPhone Campaign

Location: Oishi Kougen, Wakayama, Japan Subject: Friend, Megumi Koseko. Photograph shot with iPhone 6s, used Snapseed,<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Koichi Miyase<p>1 of …

The 10 most important economic charts of the week

America’s GDP is growing more slowly (see oil).<p>Japanese trade is getting dragged down by China.<p>Taiwan’s GDP is not growing at all for largely the same reason.<p>Swiss watch exports are slumping hard.<p>Japanese retail sales are on the downside of their perpetual yo-yo-ing.<p>US new home sales are growing at …

Economics
Terry Gou

Want to Innovate Like Steve Jobs? Always Do This

You don't have to be a genius. You just have to open your eyes.<p>What does it take to be truly innovative? Maybe not what you think. A lot of people believe you have to come up with something that the world has never seen before. And some innovation does indeed come from creating entirely new …

Innovation

Apple stopped f.lux from releasing an iPhone app — then it built one itself

Apple CEO Tim Cook. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>An upcoming version of Apple's iOS mobile operating system includes a handy feature that gradually adjusts the colours of the screen as the sun sets. It's designed to stop eye strain and make the iPhone easier to use at night.<p>But Apple's clever new …

iOS

Oil sinks below $30 as Iran prepares to turn on the pumps

Prospect of the Islamic Republic pumping an additional 500,000 barrels a day sends crude down to $29.50<p>Oil prices have slumped below $30 for the third time in a week as traders took fright at the prospect of Iranian oil flooding global markets.<p>Fears that the Islamic Republic could add to the …

Get ready for Android app promo codes

Have you ever seen an Android developer give out promo codes before? Most likely not, because Google has only just added the feature. A poster on <i>Android Forums</i> has spotted a page on Google's Developer Console with instructions on how devs can create codes and how they can get their apps ready to …

If the iPhone 7 looks like THIS, you'll forgive Apple for ditching the headphone port

IG • CONCEPT IMAGE FROM RECOVERY-TRANSFERApple is expected to bundle Lightning-equipped EarPod headphones with the iPhone 7<p>Apple is rumoured to be …

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You can finally disable the iPhone's default apps

The newest versions of Apple's iOS 9 allows you to delete more than 30 stock apps included on the iPhone<p>It started with Stocks, then Apple added iBooks, Maps, Watch, Health, Tips and more. There are now 32 apps on the iPhone that users are unable to get rid of.<p>Many of these are essential, like …

iOS

We need to be able to sext at work - it’s the only way to have a personal life

Employers shouldn’t ban staff from using social media during work hours. Quite the opposite, in fact…<p>It’s what any employer would want: flexibility. The flexibility to hire and fire fairly quickly, to use “contingent labour” ie zero-hours contracts, to make it possible for people to work and be on …

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