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How Apple Will Make the Wearable Market

Last fall, Apple CEO Tim Cook described the Apple Watch as the “next chapter” in Apple’s history, placing it at the same level as the Mac, iPhone and …

Islamic State group kills teen accused of spying for Israel

A video posted online by Islamic State militants on Tuesday showed the fatal shooting of Muhammad Musallam, an Israeli Arab accused by the group of having signed up as a jihadi to spy for Israel’s intelligence service.<p>The video, published by the group’s Furqan media outlet, showed Musallam, 19, …

Meet the British Willy Wonka of Weed Edibles

Penn Chan makes fancy chocolate candy that both tastes delicious and gets you high.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Penn Chan is the British Willy Wonka of weed. Working in and around London, he creates an array of delicious sweets and infuses them with cannabis—perfect for any medicinal …

How Apple's embrace of the new USB points to world without wires

Ready or not, Apple's new MacBook is cutting the computing industry's cables.<p>The slim laptop has just a single USB port, the new tiny Type-C variety that's slowly popping up in devices this year. It's a multipurpose port that connects to external devices like hard drives, runs video to TVs and …

The Real (and Troubling) Reason Behind Lower Oil Prices

I am obsessed with how the top tier of finance has undermined, rather than fueled, the real economy. In part, that’s because of I’m writing a book …

Apple blocks devs from using many of Watch’s best features

A new report for <i>Reuters</i> says that app makers are struggling to come up with the kind of “killer app” that will be a winner for the Apple Watch in the way that Instagram or, more recently, Snapchat was for the iPhone. The report notes that Apple has blocked certain features of the Apple Watch, …

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Sony is shutting down PlayStation Mobile in July

Sony's PlayStation Mobile is going the way of the dodo. The company announced Wednesday that it will stop publishing content for the platform on July …

The 5 Best iPhone Apps of the Week

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Apple Pegged To Bring Force Touch Pressure-Sensitive Input To Next iPhones

Apple’s Force Touch tech, which it built into both the new 12-inch MacBook and the new Apple Watch, is also headed to the next iPhone, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Frankly, after trying the tech out in person, I’d be more surprised it wasn’t using Force Touch across all …

Apple’s taping over developer iPhone cameras in secret watch labs

Initial details on Apple’s strict rules for Apple Watch app development were revealed last week, but as the April 24th release date nears we’re starting to hear more about the bizarre secrecy surrounding the wearable. In an email to potential Apple Watch developers earlier this week, obtained by <i>The</i> …

Fake Apple Watches are already on sale in China

Some of the watches on sale look nearly identical to the Apple Watch. Have a look on the Alibaba-owned e-commerce site. The real knock-off goods start at around 259 Yuan, which is the equivalent of about £27. The best copy, however, would set you back around 3,000 Yuan. That's about £300 — pretty …

Chance of major earthquake in California higher than thought

Probability state will experience a magnitude 8 or larger earthquake in the next couple of decades has just gone up<p>California has a seven percent chance of experiencing an earthquake of magnitude 8 or larger over the next three decades, US government scientists said on Tuesday, higher than thought …

The six mistakes derailing your health and fitness goals

There is nothing worse than working hard and still not succeeding. It is one thing not to reach your health and wellness goals if you are eating fries every day and skipping workouts, but it is extremely frustrating to give it your all and strike out.<p>Believe me, I get it. I have broken down in …

9 Reasons You Do Not Want to Travel in Mexico With Your Kids

Mexico. The land of sunshine, good food and music. But ripe and flooded with crime. News reports of Bad Stuff happening in Mexico is all over the place. We ourselves travel with our 3 small children (aged 2, 4 and 6 and one with Down syndrome) for months out of every year, and have done so for the …

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HTC One E9 specs and images leak: 5.5-inch Quad HD screen and octacore processor

Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC may have only just revealed the M9, its latest flagship, but a number of leaks from China suggest the upcoming HTC E9 might be a strong competitor for your attention.<p>China's telecommunications regulator TENAA has posted an image of the E9, revealing a phone that's …

Samsung Rescued By Twenty Million Galaxy S6 Orders

Samsung’s Chief of Mobile, Shin Jong-Kyun, has reported that the South Korean company has taken a substantial number of pre-orders for the latest Android / TouchWiz powered handsets. “…pre-orders of the two Galaxy variants from our major clients are really huge,” Jong-Kyun told reporters.<p>The Korea …

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Jeremy Clarkson suspended from Top Gear

BBC confirms Top Gear will not be broadcast on Sunday after suspending outspoken host Jeremy Clarkson following row with show producer<p><b>The BBC has suspended Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson</b> "following a fracas" with a producer.<p>The Corporation said the show, also presented by Richard Hammond and James …

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Griffin Technology Introduces New WatchStand for the Apple Watch

Founded in 1992 by Paul Griffin, Griffin Technology was amongst the first of a group of 3rd-party<p>Founded in 1992 by Paul Griffin, Griffin Technology …