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What are the best cloud storage options available on the iPad?

Yesterday I wrote abut how to upgrade or downgrade the amount of iCloud storage you need for your iPad. While I suspect that this is the default cloud service used by the majority of iPad owners–it certainly isn’t the only cloud service available to store your data in the cloud. One of our readers …

15 Tricks For Getting Way Better Smartphone Battery Life

In theory, modern smartphones can last hundreds of hours on a single charge.<p>Hundreds of hours, that is, until you actually start using the things. In …

Free Alternatives to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe products are synonymous with the design and illustration world. They can, however, be expensive for designers, whether professional or not. So …

Software

iPhone 7 concept features a home button built into the screen

Given the enormous success of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple’s going to have to pull out all the stops if it hopes to boost sales further with its next major iPhone redesign. This iPhone 7 concept, created by designer extraordinaire Martin Hajek, certainly presents enough of a “wow” factor to do it!<p>…

IPhone 7

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Uber is reportedly bidding $3 billion to buy a Google Maps competitor, Nokia's Here.</b> It's an interesting move considering Uber has traditionally not acquired companies, and Google is a giant investor in the company.<p><b>2.</b> Yahoo acquired a company in the first quarter of this year — but nobody knows …

San Francisco

Celebrate Westchester Architectural History at the Katonah Museum of Art

The Katonah Museum of Art, just north of New York City, honors the architecture of Westchester County with two exhibitions<p>Architect Edward Larrabee Barnes (1915–2004) once said, “Within the museum, the architect must not upstage the art.” But to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its building, which …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

HoloLens App Envisions Immersive Future for Architecture and Construction

Microsoft has recently released a video showing some of the architectural applications of HoloLens, the company’s untethered AR headset. The …

The digital divide goes mobile: Teens without smartphones are falling behind

In this digital age, we have assumed that smartphones and apps are the new normal for youth.<p>A recently released Pew Research Center report on teens and technology further corroborates this belief by showing that 88% of US teens have access to a mobile phone. Of these, 73% have smartphones and 15% …

Social Media

Apple wants to dissect your genes with the iPhone

The next big feature for the iPhone might involve a lot of spitting. Apple is planning to launch new Research Kit studies at WWDC in June that will focus on DNA studies, according to a new report, claiming Apple is collaborating with researchers in the U.S. to create two new apps.<p>The new apps will …