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Apple Is Killing Off Aperture, Its Pro Photo Editor

After years of wavering commitment to creative professionals, Apple is turning its back on pro photographers.<p>For years, Apple has made sure there’s an OS X app to match your level of photographic proficiency. If you were an amateur, you had iPhoto; if you were a pro and needed more advanced …

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Apple Expected to Announce iPhone 6 in Early September, With Launch Later in the Month

Rumors and past release date info have thus far pointed towards a September launch date for the iPhone 6, which has now been confirmed by a reliable source that spoke to <i>MacRumors</i>.<p>Mass shipments of the iPhone 6 from China to the United States are expected to occur during the last two weeks of August …

Glastonbury 2014: Wednesday liveblog – as it happened

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>That's it for today's blog. Join us bright and early tomorrow when Caspar Llewellyn Smith will be picking up the liveblogging baton. Until then, keep us informed of your movements in the comments below, and share more of your Glastonbury photos via GuardianWitness. …

US government prepares to auction $17m of seized Silk Road bitcoins

The US government is preparing to auction off more than 29,000 bitcoins seized from the Silk Road website when its alleged chief Ross Ulbricht was arrested, in a move that could net it over $17m.<p>Ulbricht, 30, was arrested in October 2013, charged with running the Silk Road, then the world's biggest …

Apple’s 12-inch MacBook Air could enter production next quarter

Apple will kick-off mass production of its eagerly anticipated 12-inch MacBook Air in Q3 this year, according to a new report from DigiTimes.<p>The report notes that Quanta Computer is set to manufacture the laptops, and suggests that they will feature minor under-the-hood changes although will retain …

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Hold that call: RCMP in Hinton, Alta., seize stun guns disguised as iPhones

RCMP in an Alberta foothills community are advising the public to be aware that some smart phones may have more zaps than apps.<p>Mounties from the Hinton detachment say they have seized two stun guns in recent days that were disguised as iPhones.<p>The first seizure was made after a complaint that …

How Google Glass can be used to steal your PIN code

Researchers demonstrate how vulnerable phone users are to having their PIN codes recorded by the new Google Glass<p>Google Glass can be used to covertly steal people’s PIN codes from as far away as 10ft, researchers have warned.<p>Just by looking at someone’s tablet or smartphone, wearers of the new …

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This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

Explore Minecraft-Created Westeros on a Virtual-Reality Treadmill

Scaling the wall isn't just for wildlings anymore.<p>The giant world of Westeros has already been created in <i>Minecraft</i>, but you can crank up the geek …

Earth will bombard Mars with videos, photos, and messages in 2017

Students at MIT and other universities are building a time capsule that they hope will soon contain messages, photos, audio clips, and videos gathered by tens of millions of people across the world. But this won't be just any other time capsule, because this one is destined for Mars.<p>The digital …

5G in the UK and Beyond: What We Know

With 4G now becoming more ubiquitous in the UK (as well as around the world), early work is being done on the <i>next</i> next-generation data standard, currently being referred to as 5G.<p>You’d be forgiven for thinking then, with all the noise around the subject, that 5G implementation could be just around …

KGI: 4.7″ iPhone’s camera may not support optical image stabilization, 5.5″ likely will

A new research note from KGI indicates that the 4.7-inch model of the iPhone 6 won’t support optical image stabilization due to constraints in the production of VCM suppliers. The larger 5.5-inch version is expected to support the feature, while the smaller device will employ a cheaper motor that’s …

'iPhone 6 production starting next month'

Apple's new larger-screened iPhone 6 is rumoured to be heading into production as early as next month<p><b>Apple</b>'s next <b>iPhone</b>, which is said to feature a larger screen than previous incarnations, is reported to be heading into production next month.<p>The next model, dubbed the iPhone 6, will come in two …

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