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Apple might introduce a bendable iPhone – but it's a feature, not a bug

Back in 2015, Apple had a major problem on its hands when numerous customers cried out their iPhone 6 devices are bending. It turned out the issue – now known as #bendgate – affected only a very small fraction of phones and the Cupertino giant weathered the storm.<p>Now it appears Apple could be in …

Research team develops portable iPhone-powered lab that can detect cancer with 99% accuracy

It’s no secret that Apple has ambitious plans for iPhone and Apple Watch in the health industry, but it’s not the only company looking for ways to integrate smartphones in the medical field. Recently, a research team from Washington State University, under the leadership of assistant professor Lei …

Cancer

Apple to revive the Macbook, as iPad falters and IBM launches biggest Mac rollout ever

Apple is preparing to re-energize the Mac, and it has a surprising new ally in IBM. But Microsoft has a trick up its sleeve this week, too.<p>Apple's …

There may be 3 different iPhone 7 models this Fall

If choosing between a 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone was tough, your decision-making process ay be even more complex this Fall. A new rumor suggests the iPhone will follow the iPad model, and have three different models to choose from.<p>Specifically, there could be an iPhone 7, 7 Plus and a new ‘Pro’ …

Mobile Technology

Apple Music first look: It's all about curation, curation, curation

Apple's long-awaited streaming music service, Apple Music, will launch on Tuesday.<p>Replacing the official music app on iOS, Apple Music combines your …

This New iPhone App Makes Photo Management A Breeze

When you run out of storage space on your iPhone, one of the main culprits is usually your collection of photos.<p>While it's entirely possible to manually go into your Photos app and delete away, the process isn't exactly a speedy one, and it's hard to see how much space you're getting back upon …

Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus Is A 5.5-inch, 1080p Phablet

At today’s event at the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif., Apple announced two new sizes of iPhone. As per rumors we’ve been seeing since early this year, the new models come in 4.7- and 5.5-inch versions, making this the first iPhone announcement in which Apple has announced more than one device …

Apple Watch Will Drive Wearables Into The Enterprise

Wearables are very likely going to have a role in the enterprise, and it could be sooner than you think, especially in light of today’s Apple Watch announcement.<p>If it takes off like previous i-devices, it could have broad implications for wearables in the enterprise. It stands to reason that just …

5 Ways The Apple Watch Really Could Make You Healthier

The shortcomings of most personal fitness trackers are well-known: they're clunky, have limited functionality and seem to only attract people who are already active, as opposed to sedentary people who want to slowly improve their health.<p>But if the launch presentation of Apple's new Apple Watch …

Apple to Introduce iWatch in September Suggests Apple Journalist John Gruber

Apple may be planning to introduce its iWatch in September, according to a comment from prominent Apple journalist John Gruber. In a post highlighting the charging functionality of the Moto 360, Gruber suggests Apple will be announcing its "wrist wearable thing next month."<p>It looks like Motorola's …

Which U.S. state has the fastest Internet speed?

If you're looking for the fastest Internet service in the U.S., you should pack your bags for Virginia. With an average of 13.7 megabits per second, …

iPhone 6 coming as early as September, likely in 4.7-5.5-inch varieties says Nikkei

There’s not a whole lot here that we haven’t heard before, but today <i>Nikkei Asian Review</i>reports that orders into component suppliers indicate Apple’s next-gen iPhone will debut as early as September in two new screen sizes.<p>As reported previously by Bloomberg, WSJ, and others, Nikkei says Apple will …

Apple Store app featuring new, free music from iTunes

Once again, Apple is back to giving away free music through an iTunes promotion within its Apple Store app for U.S. customers. The new giveaway highlights three artists with “new tracks helping to define this year’s musical landscape.” Specifically, the app features tracks from Master Blaster Sound …

Apple eyes fingerprint sensors to connect various devices

In a patent application, the iPhone maker explains a system for wireless pairing and device communication using biometrics like fingerprint scanners, retina scans, and voice signatures.<p>Apple debuted its fingerprint sensor with the release of its iPhone 5S in September. Currently, the smartphone is …

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Sunday Brunch: Eggs Baked in Avocado

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>If your first response to a baked avocado dish is "gross," I beg you to consider …

Best Salmon Recipe: The Only One You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of different ways to prepare salmon -- many of them good too -- but there's only one best way to cook this fish and we're going to share it with you.<p>When we talk about the best, we don't mean a fancy 12-hour preparation of a dinner that you'll finish in 20 under minutes. While we're …

Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here's a look. (Sporkist/Flickr)<p>The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sick... many times over.<p>The latest installment [pdf] in the World Bank's "Food Price Watch" series has just been released. If you're a consumer -- and when …

Agriculture

The Health Benefits Of Spicy Foods

By Jena Pincott<p><i>Surprise! They can help slim you down, clear your mind and -- a whole lot more.</i><p><b>They Can Kickstart -- and Keep Up -- Any Diet</b><p>The spice: Hot peppers (including cayenne, chili, jalapeño)<p>How they do it: Pass the Tabasco! People consume about 75 fewer calories after eating red chili …

The Beatles on 'Ed Sullivan': 50 Years Later

Camera+ iPhone app adds 16×9 widescreen shooting mode, improved filters & editing

The popular Camera+ iPhone app from developers tap tap tap was updated today with a number of new features and improvements. On top of a “a bunch of refinements to The Lab” and photo editing, the app gains a new BOOST feature for setting filters to 200% intensity and widescreen 16×9 shooting mode. …

Commemorative Steve Jobs postage stamp to be released in 2015

<i>The Washington Post</i> has uncovered a document (embedded below, via <i>Engadget</i>) that reveals the U.S. Postal Service plans to release a collectible postage stamp featuring Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 2015. According to the document, the stamp is currently in the design phase.<p>Other individuals to …

Apple Veteran: Making Plastic Part Of The Strategy Is What Doomed The iPhone 5c

The iPhone 5c has become somewhat of a punching bag since it first debuted last fall. Criticism has only increased in recent weeks after The Wall …

Apple Prepping Sensors That Predict Heart Attacks, Report Says

We now know that Apple held closed-door talks with Tesla, a meeting of two innovative companies that hints at a number of possibilities. But buried …

Office for iPad may yet arrive before a Windows touch version

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Microsoft’s(s msft) marketing chief Tami Reller gave the impression to some at Goldman Sachs’ technology conference Thursday …

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Early 'iWatch' Production Seeing Poor Yields Due to Issues with Body Finish Treatments?

While Apple's long-rumored "iWatch" may be one of the products to look for in 2014, several rumors have suggested that the device is unlikely to launch until the latter half of the year as the company works to address technical challenges.<p>A new report from <i>DigiTimes</i> claims that one of those issues …

How to turn any Web page into an impromptu Music app playlist in Windows 8.1

Say what you want about the Windows Store, the one thing Windows 8.1 is <i>not</i> suffering from is a lack of music, thanks to apps like Nokia Mix Radio, iHeart Radio, and, Microsoft’s built-in Music app.<p>Those modern UI music apps get even better when you combine them with a neat feature built into …

Just Jared's Most Popular Music Acts 2013

It was an incredible year for music and we can’t wait to find out what next year has to bring. We’ve gotten so many awesome music videos and live …

Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake Win 'SNL' With Cool Holiday Music

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> alum Jimmy Fallon returned to host the show this past weekend with musical guest Justin Timberlake, and needless to say, the show …