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Apple’s WWDC 2016: Siri, iOS 10, Apple Music, and what else to expect

WWDC is almost here — and this year, Apple has more to talk about than ever. That's because WWDC is Apple's software show, and Apple now has four distinct operating systems to discuss: iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS.<p>As always, bits and pieces of Apple’s plans have leaked out over the past few months, …

Apple

VR rowing turns a workout into a vacation

Playing VR games can be surprisingly good exercise -- ducking your head behind artificial barriers or waving your arms around to shoot enemy robots can work up a sweat. But what if you wanted a genuine workout? Well, VR fitness appears to be a rising trend, with several applications designed to …

AmpMe’s new offline mode turns friends’ phones into a giant boombox

AmpMe, the magical app that syncs multiple phones together to create one giant speaker, is getting a much needed update today that lets you take the party anywhere, even if you don’t have internet.<p>The Montreal-based startup revealed today that it has added a new ‘Offline Mode’ that will let users …

Drive your guitar to new places with this mighty Moog effects pedal

Best List: MF Drive guitar pedal by Moog<p>The magic of what Moog has done with this analog stompbox isn’t completely evident until you plug an expression pedal into it.<p>Certainly the drive tones are exceptional and the controls provide a myriad of useable and inspirational tones, but the expression …

Boston College

Resilience (rəˈzilyəns/) noun: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.<p>Four students - Chris Peng, a member of the Club Men's …

BBC News

Otto the bulldog has broken the world record for skateboarding through the "longest human tunnel" http://bbc.in/1HCAj1r

Review: Logitech’s Create keyboard case turns iPad Pro into a bona fide laptop

The iPad Pro is being hailed as “a new kind of computer,” but as some have noted, it’s really the top half of a new kind of computer. Missing is the bottom half — the keyboard.<p>Apple has a solution for that — the $169 Smart Keyboard, which turns the iPad Pro into a laptop lookalike. But there’s a …

iPad Pro packs enough pixels to fit an iPhone screen between its icons

The iPad Pro’s display is huge. 5.6 million pixels huge.<p>It’s hard to comprehend just how gigantic a display with ‘78% more display area than the iPad Air 2’ is, so developer Dennis Munsie put it into the perspective by showing that there’s actually more pixels inbetween the iPad Pro’s app icons, …

BBC News

Otto the bulldog has broken the world record for skateboarding through the "longest human tunnel" http://bbc.in/1HCAj1r

A 23-year-old Google employee lives in a truck in the company's parking lot and saves 90% of his income

The idea started to formulate while Brandon — who asked to withhold his last name and photo to maintain his privacy on campus — was interning at Google last summer and living in the cheapest corporate housing offered: two bedrooms and four people for about $65 a night (roughly $2,000 a month), he …

San Francisco

These are not the drones you are looking for... Well, actually this one is. In the dark, or maybe in the brush - T… http://t.co/lFbsNbfYgD

Bruce Springsteen and Tom Morello Play Van Halen's "Jump" in 2014 — Video

So, yes, it's Bruce Springsteen's birthday. He was born on this date (September 23) in 1949.We've already reminded you about his 2014 performance of …

Guitar

How do rowers find the perfect stroke? They stop thinking …

Han Solo in Carbonite Pop Tarts

Pop-Art: Frosted Han Solo is (was) a sold-out/limited-edition vinyl sculpture from Falcon Toys. Fun idea -- hope they do another run!

Han Solo

Go Inside Mike Bloomfield's Famed Highway 61 Revisited Telecaster Guitar

The work of Mike Bloomfield and his trusty 1963 Telecaster guitar can be heard all over Bob Dylan’s iconic 1965 album, <i>Highway 61 Revisited</i>, and that …

Guitar

Hidden iOS 9 keyboard practically confirms iPad Pro is coming

Apple’s giant iPad has been one of the rumor mill’s favorite products to gossip about for years, even though no one has seen so much as a chamfered edge of its supposed 12-inch display. However, some assets hidden inside iOS 9 indicate that the new tablet — often referred to as the “iPad Pro” — …

IPad Pro

iOS 9’s Split View for iPad is everything you hoped it would be

When iOS 9 rolls out to the public this fall, it’ll be iPad users that appreciate it most, thanks to the many improvements Apple has made to multitasking. One of the biggest is Split View, a feature that’s exclusive to the iPad Air 2, which lets you run two apps side-by-side — just like you would …

Apps

iOS 9 code may have revealed iPad Pro’s display resolution

The iPad Pro has pretty much been confirmed by a hidden keyboard in iOS 9, and more clues are popping in the first iOS 9 beta that may reveal the device will have the same pixel density as the iPad Air 2.<p>Taiwanese developer Hiraku Wang used the extra large keyboard assets discovered early today to …

Chord! Update

Elaborate guitar app Chord! just got a massive update. It is really too big to include here. Even the press release is insanely long and includes the …

The Future Of Enterprise App Development Is Swift

Quinton Wall Contributor<p>Quinton Wall is the director of developer relations at Salesforce where he is focused on native mobile application development and the cloud.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Requiem For The App Revolution<p>This week Apple wrapped it’s keynote at WWDC, their annual developer …

Apps

Here’s How Apple Designs Experiences For Devices That Don’t Exist Yet

Apple famously keeps info about upcoming products locked down on a need-to-know basis, but that doesn’t mean it waits until hardware is fully-formed before creating software for it. Nor does it create either hardware or software in a vacuum, building one independent of the other. So how does it go …

Prototyping

Hands-On With iOS 9's New iPad Multitasking Feature

In iOS 9, the iPad is gaining a feature that will completely change the way a lot of us use our tablets, introducing functionality that will make it much easier to use the iPad as a serious computer replacement. That feature, which has been much-desired for several years now, is multitasking.<p>We …

Patent hints at fixing Apple Watch’s heart-rate monitor

The Apple Watch’s heart-rate monitor is pretty damned cool, but it’s the one piece of the new smartwatch that’s seeing the most updates and tweaks since the hardware launched seven weeks ago.<p>A new patent suggests that Apple has even more changes in store for the health tech.<p>The filing, which comes …

Exercise 101: Don't skip the warm-up or cool-down

Image: iStock<p>You might be eager to leap into your exercise routine and get on with the day — but don't just dive in. Starting a workout with "cold" …

Meet the U.S. Men's Eight, Headed to World Rowing Cup II in Varese

Matt Miller (right) training with the U.S. men's eight (Screen capture)<p>World Rowing Cup II is just around the corner, and the U.S. men's eight is …

WatchKeeper is a smart dock that can charge your Apple Watch, and protect it

One problem with Apple Watch charging is that many of the docks available on the market leave the smartwatch exposed, and at risk of damage if the …

Smartwatches

Consumer Reports initial tests unable to scratch Apple Watch sapphire, find heart-rate sensors accurate

I can’t remember if we’re still mad at <i>Consumer Reports</i> for Antennagate but they seem to be doing a thorough job at testing the Apple Watch as evidenced in the video below. Notable from their Day 1 tests is that the Apple Watch Sport screen does scratch but only after going pretty far down the Moh’s …

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