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Amazon plans to open as many as six more cashierless Amazon Go stores this year

New futuristic convenience stores could appear in Seattle and Los Angeles.<p>Amazon’s much-heralded convenience store of the future, Amazon Go, may seem like a crazy experiment. But the company plans to open as many as six more of these storefronts this year, multiple people familiar with the …

McDonald's ends Olympics deal three years early

<b>McDonald's and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) are ending their long-running sponsorship deal three years early.</b><p>The fast food chain said it was "reconsidering all aspects of its International Olympics Committee business" as part of a plan to re-invigorate its business.<p>The IOC said it …

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …

The iPhone 7 Plus might have two rear cameras

A new iPhone is more than half a year away, but it looks like we're already starting to hear about what's going to be in it. The frequently reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said this morning that he expects the iPhone 7 Plus to include a dual-camera system on its back, according to <i>MacRumors</i>. The two …

Ex-Apple employee reveals what it’s like to work in an Apple store

The disturbing amount of porn you encounter<p>Oh... the porn. So. Much. Porn.<p>As with many IT jobs, porn is everywhere, and it doesn't matter who you're …

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David Cameron criticised for Malaysia visit amid corruption scandal

British Prime Minister will arrive in Malaysia for talks on Thursday as country reels from multi-billion dollar corruption scandal and premier sacks senior officials<p>David Cameron was facing mounting criticism today for a high-profile trade visit to Malaysia as the country’s embattled prime minister …

MacBook review: Apple's new laptop is the future

The Apple Watch might be Apple's newest product category, but for a lot of us, the most exciting new product to come out of Cupertino is the new …

Apple saving money on the gold in Apple Watch Edition, could be planning a platinum model for future designs

Tim Cook and Jony Ive have both spoken numerous times about the Apple Watch Edition being more scratch-resistant than standard 18-karat gold, describing it as ‘twice as hard’ as standard gold but but without explaining how. A patent application (via <i>Leancrew</i>) appears to explain this–and shows that …

Apple made a true fashion statement today, but it wasn't the Apple Watch

Computers as fashion, and fashion as computers<p>For an object made to resemble a fashion accessory, the Apple Watch sure is busy. It’s telling you the weather and reading you your email. It’s taking your phone calls and texting your daughter. It’s sharing your heartbeat with your lover, and animating …

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Top 5 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps Which Every Apple User Should Download

If you’re a Mac user, then these are the top 5 must-have apps which you should install on OS X right away. For the complete list and details, head …

70 best free fonts for designers

Free fonts: quick links<p>In this freshly updated free fonts for designers post, we bring you the world's best free fonts. We've filtered out the jewels …

Dropbox Now Lets You Open Files Directly in Native Apps

Saving your files in the cloud is convenient for accessing your files from anywhere, but having to upload files again for every revision can be cumbersome. To make your life easier, Dropbox is today introducing a new feature that allows you to open files directly in their native desktop …

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WhatsApp And Snapchat Could Be Banned In The U.K. After Charlie Hebdo Murders

As the world continues to be shocked by the events in Paris last week it’s time for the leaders of the world to prove just how little they understand technology. At an event in Nottingham, England, David Cameron spoke about how Britain has, in the past, been able to get access to any form of …

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Burning fat and losing weight: The truth

Should I lift heavy or do circuits?<p><i>Metabolic conditioning - or ‘metcon’ – circuits containing lots of moves with very little rest makes you sweat,</i> …

11 Tiny Design Features That Show Apple's Insane Attention To Detail

Many of these details go unnoticed by the average Apple user, or are only useful to a relative handful of people using the product.<p>Some features are handy while others are purely cosmetic, but Apple included them anyway.<p>Here are the best of these little design flourishes.

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This awesome ad campaign was shot entirely on iPhone 6 Plus

Truth NYC, an advertising agency from New York City, recently created a holiday video campaign for its client Erno Laszlo, a luxury skincare brand, …

The 10 Dumbest Diet Myths

Here's what you need to know...<p>Soy protein is practically useless in stimulating muscle protein synthesis.<br>• Dextoxifying your liver or "cleansing" your …

Apps Are Getting All Emotional

By Whitney Mallett5 minute Read<p>A growing wave of apps is hoping to really get you.<p>While the tech industry is often seen as more interested in …

United buying 23,000 iPhone 6 Plus phones for flight attendants

Purchase a beverage or snack on a United flight next year and you probably won’t see that bulky credit card terminal that never seems to print …

Big Data Analytics and Security Capabilities Arrive on iPhone & iPad

Following an announcement earlier this year that Apple was teaming up with IBM to deliver a number of enterprise solutions, today Apple has officially announced the first wave of iOS apps being released through the partnership. As part of IBM’s “MobileFirst for iOS,” Apple and IBM today announced …

10 Truths About Being a Photographer

Is it the best job ever? Well yeah, sometimes, most of the time really, but it also comes along with some bullsh** that not everybody realizes. I …

42% believe iPhone 6 won't be available this Christmas, survey says

I went to an AT&T store recently to upgrade to an iPhone 6.<p>The very nice rep listened to my request, fell to the floor and rolled around with slightly maniacal laughter.<p>I paraphrase slightly, but he told me that Apple doesn't send AT&T many phones and he asked if I would like to order one that …

The Only Way To Save Samsung's Dying Mobile Business

• <b>Samsung's smartphone shipments were down 8.2% on a year-over-year basis last quarter, according to IDC.</b> It was the only top-5 smartphone shipment that saw a contraction in smartphone shipments.• <b><br>The decline in phone shipments hit Samsung's bottom line.</b> Its profits were down 60% last quarter. That was …

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The 30 Best iPhone Apps to Download Now

Just pick up a new phone? Or simply have an afternoon to burn and want to download some toys? These are our must-have iPhone apps.<p>Whether you just picked up a new iPhone or you're looking for an app revamp, these 24 apps belong on your home screen. Including everything from music, navigation, …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time

It’s time to finish the week strong with one last batch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are all on sale for free for a limited time. …

Google, Apple compete for a place in your dashboard

Apple and Google want to get in your car.<p>The tech giants have partnered with automakers to bring technology into vehicles that's familiar and intuitive. Both sides are hoping to solve a problem that has been vexing drivers for years: The inability to easily and safely access smartphone apps and …

HTC One M8 Windows Lands On T-Mobile

The HTC One M8 Windows Phone is now available with mobile carrier T-Mobile, the company are offering the handset off contract for $585.60.<p>You can …

Samsung will make fewer phone models next year

Samsung makes a lot of different phones, almost all of them functionally identical Android devices with slight differences. Now, according to remarks …

11 things we just learned about how the Apple Watch works

<b>An iPhone is required — at (almost) all times.</b> In Apple’s own words, Watch apps extend iOS apps. "You begin your Watch app development with your existing iOS app, which must support iPhone." That’s in part because Watch apps’ processing power is all coming from the iPhone. Apple says that "as the …