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7 mountains that (almost) anyone can climb | Adventure Sports Network

There is a perception that mountain climbing is a dangerous, difficult endeavor that pushes climbers to the very limits of their physical and mental …

Mountaineering

101 Romantic Movies You Can Stream on Netflix Tonight

Grab some popcorn and settle in: it's time for a romantic movie marathon! We've rounded up a diverse selection of the best quirky rom-coms, tearjerker historical romances, steamy erotic films, and classic love stories for your viewing pleasure. We've got foreign flicks, new indie movies, and …

Entertainment

Apple slips as worries about iPhone sales linger

The iPhone 7 can't come soon enough for Apple -- and its investors.<p>Apple (AAPL) already reported last month that sales of its iconic smartphones fell in its most recent quarter, which ended in June.<p>But it looks like the slump has continued. Retail giant Target (TGT) said Wednesday that sales of …

S&P Global

The iPhone's Retina display isn't good enough anymore

As much as I love my iPhone, its screen is starting to look just terrible compared to the displays on other phones.<p>The screens on Samsung's flagship …

'iPhone 8' OLED Display Could Be Limited to 'Specialized' Edition, Analyst Speculates

The "mega cycle" iPhone 8 and, presumably, iPhone 8 Plus, might have different displays according to new speculation from Gabelli & Co. research analyst Hendi Susanto (via <i>Barrons</i>). In a discussion with Universal Display executive Darice Liu, Apple's potential use of OLED displays in an upcoming …

256GB Storage Rumor Gaining Steam as iPhone 7 Launch Approaches

iPhone users that elect not to use iCloud storage will be pleased to learn that another source has thrown its weight behind at least one iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus model having 256GB of flash storage.<p><i>DigiTimes</i>, citing industry sources, is the latest to claim the iPhone 7 will feature up to 256GB of …

Sales of Apple Products Down 20% at Target

During the second quarter of 2016, sales of Apple iPads, iPhones, and other devices fell 20 percent at popular retailer Target. Target CEO Brian Cornell highlighted the sales drop during an earnings call where he suggested the decline was due to a lack of "newness" and "innovation" and blamed poor …

“Mr. Robot” is now a mobile game that’s played through a fake messaging app

The hit cybersecurity-focused TV show “Mr. Robot,” a psychological thriller popular among the tech crowd for its relatively accurate portrayal of hacking, is now a mobile game. Released by Telltale Games in association with NBCUniversal, and developed by Night School Studio in collaboration with …

Google Play

Apple’s Reliability Director is going to Tesla to scale up production with iPhone-like dependability

With some high profile exceptions, it is generally accepted that Apple ships some of the most reliable high-tech products out there – at least if you believe the customer satisfaction reports. Things are far murkier for Tesla in that department, especially at its relatively early age.<p>Last year, …

Happy Hour Podcast 080 | Apple TV guide, Apple Watch 2 rumors, 10.5-inch iPad, much more

This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on new Apple exec interviews, Apple TV’s rumored guide feature, Apple Watch 2 plans, iPhone 7 details, 2017/2018 iPad rumors, and the latest MacBook details. 9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is available for download on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, or through our …

Augmented Reality Apps Are the Future of the iPhone

Several events in recent weeks point to a future in which augmented reality apps may play an increasingly large role in our online lives.<p>The unprecedented App Store revenue in the third-quarter earnings report from Apple may have been partially fueled by in-app purchases in Pokémon Go, the first …

Augmented Reality

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 11 With Bug Fixes and Feature Tweaks

Apple today released another update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.<p>Safari Technology Preview release 11 includes bug …

Google Just Released a FaceTime Killer; Can Apple Adapt?

Google just released its response to video calling services Tuesday, and it might just be a FaceTime killer.<p>The tech giant first announced its free …

Apps

Apple Is Now Offering Refurbished iPad Pro Devices at Substantial Discounts

When you first saw the 12.9-inch iPad Pro at last September’s “Hey Siri” event, you were likely as impressed as the rest of us. Incredibly thin and …

IPad Pro