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Original Apple Watch Health Features Were Dropped Due to Consistency Issues

Before Apple unveiled the Apple Watch last September, reports indicated the device would come with 10 sensors to track health and fitness data, leading some healthcare professionals to find the unveiled Apple Watch's health features disappointing. In a new report, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> offers a …

Apple Watch

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

The best Gmail app for the iPhone is now made by Microsoft

Outlook. Yes, Outlook.<p>Gmail is the world's most popular email service, and the iPhone, as if this week didn't make it abundantly clear, is the world's most popular smartphone. The two have been around for years and years, however the experience of using them together has never been particularly …

Apps

Apple Watch wins the wrist war before it starts

Ever since Tim Cook unveiled the Apple Watch last September, it’s been one disappointment after another as far as I’m concerned. Apple’s first wearable won’t come in the minimalist form factor of the fitness bracelets I love. Worse yet, the launch version of the fashion-forward device will lack …

Smartwatches

New iPhone 6S Details Hint At Radical iOS 9 Changes

What do you want from Apple’s next iPhone? It could be a larger (or smaller) screen, crazy camera, bigger battery or a finish with more grip. Either way chances are that “more RAM” is not top of your list, but it should be.<p>Breaking from Technews and the wonderful resource that is the Asian supply …

iOS

Crystal Baller: Dual-lens iPhone 6s, ARM-based Macs and 6 more crazy Apple rumors

Mobile Technology

8 Real-World Locations That Inspired Disney Movies

<i>by Pretty Prudent's Jaime Morrison Curtis</i><p>Photo courtesy Nagelestock.com/Alamy<p>The magical worlds inhabited by Disney characters have inspired children for generations, but did you know that the creative teams behind these visions were often themselves inspired by authentic villages, castles, and …

Spectacular High-Speed Photography Captures Light Bulbs Exploding

Photographer Jon Smith captures the precise moment when a light bulb shatters, but that's not all. He fills his light bulbs with materials ranging from glitter to oil pastels, creating a full and satisfying explosion photo that will make you look twice. Jon got his start into high speed photography …

Photography

Hugo Barra: New Xiaomi phone shows we're not copycats

Xiaomi's new smartphone should silence critics who dismiss the Chinese tech darling as a pale imitation of Apple, its top international executive said Friday.<p>"I think our response is the new product that we've just launched," Hugo Barra told CNN on Friday, referring to the Mi Note, unveiled …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The upscale Samsung Galaxy S6's smooth glass-and-matte-metal body, improved fingerprint reader, and convenient new camera shortcut key make the phone a stunner. Samsung's decluttered take on Android 5.0 brings the beauty inside, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> Longtime fans will bristle at the Galaxy S6's …

Phones

Why I Love And Hate The Apple iPhone 6 Plus

For me the iPhone 6 Plus was the best smartphone of 2014. Those who prefer the Galaxy Note 4, Moto G, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact or OnePlus One have highly valid claims, but what slowly won me over is its potential to reinvigorate Apple and drive the wider phablet market.<p>All of which means I’m going to …

Mobile Technology

Windows 10’s new browser will have the most advanced features ever

This is Spartan<p>Microsoft is planning to radically overhaul its web browser in Windows 10. Sources familiar with the company’s Windows plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the new browser, codenamed Spartan, will include a host of new features not found in rival browsers. Chief among the plans for Spartan is …

North Korea’s OS X clone is now available to the public

The newest version of North Korea’s state-controlled operating system was made available to the public for the first time ever this week. The last version (Red Star 2.0) was designed to look just like Windows, but for the sequel, Kim Jong Un’s minions have taken some inspiration from Apple and …

Backstage από τη συνέντευξη του Robert Mak - PAOK TV

Apple May Launch 27-Inch Retina iMac With AMD Graphics as Soon as Next Month

Following several recent reports on Apple's long-rumored ultra-thin 12-inch notebook, Jack March is now reporting that Apple is indeed working on a 27-inch "5K" Retina iMac with a resolution of 5120 x 2880. According to the report, which <i>MacRumors</i> has reason to believe is based on legitimate …

iPhone 6 still draws crowds on weekend No. 2

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus may have been available to buy for a week now in the U.S. and other primary markets, but it’s still a hot enough ticket that it’s causing major lines this weekend, as eager shoppers try to grab Apple’s next-gen handsets.<p>In various cities around the world, a constant queue …

Apple Store

National Geographic Lists Its Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

<i>National Geographic</i> is, without a doubt, one of the foremost authorities in the world of photography. So when they rank their top 10 cameras for …

How I plan to incorporate iOS 8 and an iPhone 6 Plus into my workflow

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Tom Krazit/Gigaom<p>A week after iOS 8 was released I feel like a dog let loose from his electric collar. Before …

Consumer Reports tests Apple's iPhone 5 and 6 for bends against Android rivals

Phones perform above Apple's own stated limits, and latest HTC One<p>Yesterday <i>The Verge</i> took you inside one of the buildings where Apple stress tests its devices, including iPhones, for wear and tear. The company's line is that the iPhone is more than tough enough to exist in your pocket, as well as …

Epson Announces Two New Multi-Format Film Scanners

Film is making something of a comeback. Sure, certain film stocks are still disappearing and being discontinued, but other companies are coming back …

Six Production Companies Get an Official OK from the FAA to Use Drones

Government agencies aren’t exactly known for speed or efficiency. Hank Green once said that, “if Congress was on fire they couldn’t pass the ‘pour …

7 of the Rarest Nintendo Treasures Ever Made

The ultimate Nintendo collectibles.<p>Video game history enthusiast Steven Lin recently swung by IGN with an amazing bag of wonder containing his most …

Where are my iPhone photos? How to use the new photo management features in iOS 8

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite …

Tinder And Evolutionary Psychology

<i>Editor’s note: Liraz Margalit serves as Customer Experience Psychologist for ClickTale. Her job involves incorporating theory and academic research into customer analysis, building a conceptual framework for insights into online consumer behavior.</i><p>Mobile dating application Tinder has been criticized …

iPad App of the Week: Docurama

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all out picks below and …

Oregon State Athletics Redefining College Football Fans' Game Day Experience

How can an athletic department bring the social media conversation to life, where fans are not necessarily just receiving content, but rather, contributing to the conversation in a meaningful way?<p>It was a question asked by the Oregon State University Athletic Department this past summer as it …