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iOS 9 Multitasking: Be more productive on iPad

With iOS 9, Apple has introduced a new feature called Multitasking that takes the iPad to the next level. By running two apps side by side, you can …

iPad Pro Vs. Competition: What's The Best Business Tablet?

With the arrival of the iPad Pro, the tech world is talking about enterprise tablets. Which model is best for you?<p>1 of 9<p>Looks like you've hit your …

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Phil Schiller explains 16GB iPhones, MacBooks with one USB port, design vs. battery life

Why does the latest iPhone still ship with just 16GB of storage as standard? Why does the new MacBook have only one USB port? Why does Apple make devices thinner and thinner rather than adding bigger batteries?<p>At Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco this week, marketing chief …

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Phil Schiller Talks 16 GB iPhones and Thinness vs Battery Life Tradeoffs

A day after the WWDC keynote address, Apple SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller joined <i>Daring Fireball's</i> John Gruber on Gruber's podcast, <i>The Talk Show</i>. The episode has not yet been posted, but <i>The Verge</i> was on hand to document the interview. Schiller addressed concerns about 16 GB iPhones, the decision …

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How to Customize Your New Apple Watch

Here's a guide to the Apple Watch's main settings, which can let you feel like you’re in control of the watch, rather than the other way around.<p>So you got an Apple Watch. Or you’re still obsessively tracking the shipping data for the one you preordered.<p>Once you have it, how do you <i>really</i> make it …

Apple Releases New 27-Inch Retina 5K iMac And 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Force Touch Trackpad

Apple clears the decks of incremental hardware news ahead of its annual developers conference.<p>Apple's got a pair of hardware updates in the pipeline and it's not waiting until its Worldwide Developers Conference to unveil them. The company announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro on Tuesday morning, and …

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Apple unveils updated MacBook Pro, cheaper iMac, but don’t hold your breath for an Apple TV set

Apple has started selling an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro and cut the price on its Retina iMac. Meanwhile a report claims that Apple has “shelved” plans for its long-rumored TV set.<p>The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now boasts a Force Touch trackpad, faster storage, and longer battery life, …

Windows Phone is now officially Windows Mobile again

We meet again<p>Microsoft started dropping the Windows Phone brand back in September, and now we have its official replacement. The software maker has revealed today that the equivalent to Windows Phone for the Windows 10 era is simply "Windows 10 Mobile." If you’ve been paying attention to …

This is the most important question Apple needs to answer in the next iPad

<b>"What does a larger iPad do that a smaller one can't?"</b><p>The iPad has always been about simplicity — it's so easy that infants and toddlers can learn how to use it with little instruction. All iPads feature one big screen and one main button (besides power and volume controls).<p>Yet, we still don't know …

What I think of the Apple Watch after using it for one week — and what people are getting wrong about it

I say this because people are lumping far too many expectations on to the Apple Watch, a product that's barely a week old and something few people have had a chance to use.<p>I let my boss try it the other day, and he launched into a tirade before the thing was even fastened to his wrist.<p>"Why do I …

Why battery technology is still one of the biggest challenges for engineers

Intel innovation strategist Steve Brown explains how advances in battery technology have lagged behind the tenants of Moore's Law, a theory which states that every two years, processing power increases two-fold.<p><i>Produced by Kevin Reilly. Additional camera by Graham Flanagan.</i><p><b>Follow TI Video:</b>On …

Living With the New Apple MacBook

The 12-inch Apple MacBook is definitely attractive if you relish being the first on your block with the new tech. However, living with the MacBook …

It looks like the Apple Watch's screen is nearly indestructible

If you're thinking about shelling out $550 for the mid-range Apple Watch, you can rest assured that it's going to take a lot to scratch up its screen.<p>Consumer Reports just performed a scratch test with the watch, finding that the only pick that successfully inflicted any damage on the screen was …

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A Glimpse at Flipboard for Apple Watch

Everyone’s been talking about the Apple Watch. What a beautiful piece of technology! Flipboard for Apple Watch is ready and will be available when the wearable device starts to ship tomorrow. Here’s a peek of what we have in store:<p>On the Apple Watch, Flipboard will show you your top 10 stories …

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The Apple Watch Reviews Are In, And They Are Mixed

Tech critics are now intimately familiar with the Apple Watch. Freed from the controlled setting of an Apple media event -- where the device confounded some -- writers were given a full seven days to try it out, starting last week. On Wednesday, they posted their reviews.<p>By and large, they're …

A developer who was invited inside Apple's secret Watch lab explains what it was like

The event was invite-only, but one of the developers who visited the lab told Business Insider what the experience was like.<p>"The event started at 9am, which is when Apple started letting people in one team at a time," said the developer, who wished to remain anonymous. "When you walked in, the …

How to get an Apple Watch by Tuesday

If you weren't among the first to pre-order an Apple Watch two weeks ago, your options for getting one before June are pretty limited.<p>You could pay a lot of money for an Apple Watch on eBay. Or you could keep your fingers crossed and hope that you have a really thoughtful significant other who …

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2K Australia closes its doors

The last major AAA studio operating out of Australia is closing down.<p>2K Australia -- the game development studio that brought us the BioShock series, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and, most recently, Borderlands: The Pre Sequel -- has officially confirmed that it will be permanently closing the …

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Microsoft Surface 3 is an attractive lightweight

I'm a fan of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3, a no-compromise tablet-laptop hybrid. It's the right size, and has the battery life, power and portability …

Alcatel OneTouch Watch review: No beginner's luck here

The Alcatel OneTouch name doesn't exactly conjure up images of premium, fashion-forward devices, but that hasn't stopped the company from dreaming big with its first smartwatch. To add steam to the Alcatel OneTouch Watch hype train, the company's design brass went as far as telling our own Richard …

Apple Watch Review Roundup: The 'World's Best Smartwatch', But 'Not For Everyone'

Apple has given members of the media several hands-on experiences with the Apple Watch following its special events, but ahead of Apple Watch pre-orders, select sites have been able to get a much closer look at the device. Apple has provided a handful of publications with Apple Watch review units, …

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How Crossy Road developers made $10 million in 90 days

SAN FRANCISCO — <i>Crossy Road</i> developers Andy Sum and Matt Hall never set out to rake in a pile of cash. They did, however, want to create a popular game.<p>“We wanted to make the next <i>Flappy Bird</i>,” said Sum at the duo’s Game Developers Conference session here Tuesday.<p>“But our goal wasn’t to make money,” …

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EA closes SimCity studio Maxis

Sad times for <i>SimCity</i> fans -- EA has closed down the development studio responsible for the beloved city building series. Maxis, based in Emeryville, …

Apple Watch or iWatch: the one letter that shows Apple hasn't quite convinced everyone

Apple might have introduced amazing new technologies and design when it unveiled the Apple Watch in September. But it made another astounding …

Apple Watch: Behind Imagined Doors

Cupertino, CA<br>(Early 2014)<p>Setting: A conference room at Apple headquarters where members of the vaunted company’s marketing communications team have gathered to map out a strategy to launch the much-anticipated Apple Watch.<p><b>PR executive 1</b>: We must make the watch launch as big as anything we’ve done …

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They wanted to make a phenomenon. They made $10 million. The story of Crossy Road. | Polygon

"Crossy Road, I think, feels a lot like a premium game, in a weird way."<p>"That's way, way, way, way, way more than we thought we would get."<p>"I was a nervous wreck."

MacBook Air To Be Revealed Late February

It’s been rumored that Apple’s MacBook Air will become the primary of focus at the Worldwide Developers’ Conference in June. However, some reports …

Watch this magician perform some amazing tricks with an iPad

In the video above, you can watch Pierro seemingly "pull" objects straight out of the iPad's screen, and even use FaceTime to drench a friend with a …

Initial Apple Watch Orders Pegged At Between 5 And 6 Million

The Apple Watch is coming very soon, with a launch date of April offered by none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook, so understandably, the supply chain is moving to meet initial demand. Apple has ordered between five and six million devices to be produced in preparation for the kick-off of sales, the …

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Project Ara Inches Closer To Reality—It's Got A Camera Module Now

Project Ara is Google’s effort to create an affordable, modular smartphone that you can customize like a set of Lego bricks. And the once experimental project is edging closer to reality with the debut of its first module, a Toshiba camera.<p><b>See also:</b> <b>Project Ara, Google’s Modular Smartphone, Gets A</b> …