Trey Davis

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Apple Music is a major mess, and it won't beat Spotify

As a card-carrying Apple fanboy, I often have a hard time keeping an objective journalistic head on my shoulders when faced with the company's …

Apple Music

Khan Academy Brings All Its Courses to iPad

Education on the go.<p>The non-profit educational group, Khan Academy, has made all of its online courses and over 150,000 training exercises available …

Snapchat’s “Our Story” Is A Genius, Collaborative Reinvention Of The Livestream

What does it feel like to be a massive music festival? Nothing like a glossy livestream of the mainstage. Much more like Snapchat’s new Our Story feature, a curated channel of user submitted photos of videos from all around a big event. I was there last night at Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival, an …

Solar Roadways wants $1 million to turn the US' roads into an energy farm

At some point, you've probably sat back and said "Couldn't we solve climate change and the broader energy crisis just by sticking solar panels to everything?" It's not a bad idea, mind, but the cost and resistance to such a scheme would make it a nightmare to implement. But what about if we turned …

How to turn your iPad into a desktop with these remote access apps

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Sometimes you just need to get to a file, access a program or just check up on something that you otherwise cannot do from …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

See a speed test between every iPhone model ever made

Logic and Moore's Law would seem to dictate that the newly released iPhone 5S should blow the original iPhone from seven years ago out of the water when it comes to which runs the fastest.<p>But as the video below illustrates with an eight-way speed test between all of the publicly released iPhone …

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The World’s First 3-D Scanner For iPad Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter

If you need more convincing than the extensive testimonials in the Structure’s Kickstarter video, consider its crowdfunding progress: Since launching …

iPhone 5S To Ring In The New With Expected Fingerprint Sensing Home Button

Tuesday will tell, but multiple rumors are pointing to a subtle design distinction for the forthcoming iPhone 5S. Along with new Gold and Graphite colors, the home button is expected have a new look signifying the inclusion of a fingerprint scanner within.<p>FOX News anchor (and now app developer) …

Yahoo brings fresh redesigns — and native ads — to its biggest websites

Under Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has made a concerted effort not only to update its image, but also to completely reinvigorate all of its products.<p>We’re now seeing that effort extend to more of the company’s websites. Yahoo announced today that it’s redesigned big sites like Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! Movies …

Rumors Of Apple’s New A7 Chip Could Indicate That CPU Innovation Is Flagging

With every new iPhone, most of the discussion centers around its look and not what comes inside. But, according to reports, Apple has designed a new dual-core A7 system on a chip for the iPhone 5S. If rumors are true, the A7 could supposedly be 31 percent faster, representing a serious slowdown in …

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Bunkr Is The PowerPoint Killer We’ve All Been Waiting For

French startup Bunkr is focused on one simple task: killing PowerPoint. To achieve this goal, the company’s well-designed web app will help you collect visual content and organize it into slides. The result is a very visual HTML5 presentation that works on your computer, phone or tablet. You can …

Facebook ignored security bug, researcher used it to post details on Zuckerberg's wall

If your Facebook profile isn't public, others aren't supposed to be able to post content on your wall. Khalil Shreateh, a self-professed IT expert from Palestine, claims to have discovered a vulnerability that lets anyone post a link to other Facebook walls. Shreateh says he reported the bug to …

The Most Important Part Of The Next iPhone Announcement Won't Be The Next iPhone

It seems like Apple will continue its pattern of releasing an "S" model phone as it does every other year. The "S" models always look like the last model but have some internal improvements like a faster processor and better camera. Don't expect a radical new design or a larger screen.<p>But we …

Move Over, Rihanna. Meet PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star.

You probably haven’t heard of PewDiePie. But your kids probably have.<p>The 23-year-old YouTube star is a “gamecaster,” which means he makes videos of …

Google Play Revenue Up 67% Over Past 6 Months, Fueled By Japan & S. Korea

Google’s Android app marketplace, Google Play, has seen significant revenue growth this year, fueled in large part by Japan and South Korea. In a new report released today by app store analytics firm Distimo, the company found that Google Play’s revenue grew by 67 percent over the past six months, …

Leaked images show a lime green Apple iPhone 5C

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>With the launch of Apple’s(s aapl) iPhone 5S reportedly less than a month away, the rumor mill for the iPhone 5C is heating up …

Apple’s September 10 Event Date For Next iPhone Gets A Strong, If Unofficial Confirmation

If you’re in the habit of scheduling time off for key Apple product unveilings, it’s pretty safe to book September 10. The date was floated this weekend by AllThingsD for a press event and official unveiling, and now The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple has confirmed that date. Dalrymple, apart from being the …

The Biggest Twitter Moments Ever Feature Beyonce, Romney

The conclusion of Beyonce's high-wattage Super Bowl spectacular — and the subsequent blackout in the New Orleans Superdome — are the first and second most tweeted-about moments in Twitter history, according to the social media giant.<p>Mrs. Shawn Carter's January halftime show, which featured a quick …

Microsoft: Xbox One will still function without Kinect sensor

Yes, you can unplug the Kinect sensor without your Xbox One turning into a useless brick. In an update to an ask-me-anything style Q and A hosted by <i>IGN</i>, Xbox One Chief Platform Architect Marc Whitten was asked if the console would still work if the previously mandatory Kinect sensor were to fall …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

New iPhone coming September 10th. Here are the features to expect.

The new iPhone looks set to be revealed in September; and if a report from All Things D is to be believed, September 10th is the date to circle.<p>Though we shouldn’t expect significant innovations or improvements until next year, there are still likely to be a number exciting features that should …

Microsoft 'committed' to original Xbox One plans, reveals new 'Home Gold' sharing features

Microsoft had originally planned to let Xbox One users share any games digitally, but a backlash over the used games policies and online check forced the company to reverse most of its promising plans. Although disc-based games can no longer be converted into digitally shareable copies, Microsoft …

With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …

Watch the Intricate Patterns of Global Infrastructure Emerge From Geocoded Tweets

Google To Supply Free Wi-Fi Hotspots For All 7,000 U.S. Starbucks Locations

Google has just announced via a blog post that it will be offering free, faster Wi-Fi hotspots at all U.S. company-operated Starbucks locations, which will get up and running sometime within the next 18 months. Google says that its speeds should beat the existing hotspots at the coffee shops by at …

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's Mixed Marks For Her First Year

<i>Check out the details of how we did the grading here.</i><p>Unlike her three immediate predecessors*, Marissa Mayer managed to make it through an entire year as CEO of Yahoo. She even got a $1.1 million bonus halfway through her first year, which began July 17, 2012. Did she earn it? Shares are up 80%, …

The Apple guessing game

Apple creates intrigue about its products by not disclosing anything about them before launch, resulting in an extraordinary amount of speculation and hype.<p>Apple likes to keep you guessing. When will the new iPhone come out? Will it have a larger screen? Is there a Retina iPad Mini or iWatch in the …