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Apple Beats On iPhone Sales, But iPads Aren't Looking So Great

Apple earnings for the third quarter of 2014 are out.<p>The big number everyone has been waiting for: iPhone sales, especially since these numbers reflect the first few weeks of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales. This is Apple's most important and profitable business.<p>Apple sold 39.3 million iPhones last …

iPhone

Here's every device getting Android 5.0 Lollipop so far

If you're a die-hard Android fan, you're probably champing at the bit waiting for that Lollipop upgrade -- when will you get it? <i>Are</i> you going to get it? Thankfully for you, a number of companies have already promised to upgrade some of their devices to this candy-flavored OS. Google's Nexus 4, 5, 7 …

The Untold Story Of How Steve Jobs Reintroduced His Signature Design Style To Apple

Skeuomorphism is an ugly, confusing word.<p>According to Techopedia, its definition is, "a design principle in which design cues are taken from the physical world. "<p>Basically, remember how the Notes app on the iPhone used to look like a yellow legal pad or how the iBooks application on the iPad used …

Breitling

Apple's Next EarPods Could Be The Ultimate Wearable Device

In late 2012, Apple finally replaced the iconic white earbuds that came with every iPod and iPhone since 2001 with a new design: EarPods, a three-year labor of love, claimed to be a one-size-fits-all headphones solution for the human ear.<p>An update to this ubiquitous accessory could make a big …

WhatsApp Experiences Second Major Outage Following Facebook Acquisition

Panic! Despair! Switch to Facebook Messenger!…Ah, I see what you did there, Facebook. Mobile messaging application WhatsApp is this morning experiencing its second major outage since Facebook bought the company in February for $19 billion.<p>According to TechCrunch tipsters, reports on Twitter and …

An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

Apple granted boatload of patents, including one for push-to-talk

A total of 46 patents were approved Tuesday, but whether the technologies will find their way into an Apple product remains to be seen.<p>Apple was awared 46 new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday. One stands out as a compelling, albeit outdated, idea.<p>Apple last year filed for a …

iPhone 5

Facebook Is Killing Your iPhone Battery. These Are The Easy Steps To Fix It

Paranoia strikes most smartphone owners when their battery runs low. What caused that? Of course it can be a myriad of factors, but for iPhone owners a major culprit has emerged which will affect almost everyone: Facebook. That’s the bad news. The good news is it can be easily fixed.<p>For Facebook, a …

Israeli startup\’s battery can charge a smartphone in 30 seconds

10 Countries With the Most Google User Data Requests

Google released its latest Transparency Report Tuesday, focusing on law, policy and access to information online.<p>The report revealed the number of …

Apple iWatch rumors: Two sizes, more than $1K, flexible display

The latest batch of murmurings about the purported wearable point to the device rivaling luxury watches in price, a fall launch, and much more.<p>Apple's rumored iWatch could be as much of a high-end fashion accessory as a high-tech gadget.<p>AppleInsider got its hands on a research note from KGI analyst …

Wearable Tech

iPhone Designer Greg Christie Leaves Apple Over 'Falling Out' With Jony Ive?

One of the original designers of the iPhone has left Apple after a reported "falling out" with design chief Jony Ive.<p>Greg Christie, Apple's VP of …

Facebook is trying to save you from embarrassing posts

One of the first things I do before I post anything on Facebook is to make sure I know exactly <i>who</i> will see it. If it's a vacation photo of me and my husband, I restrict it to friends and family. If it's just a link to something funny on the internet, I might post it for all the world to see. It's …

Heartbleed Bug: How to memorise a new password

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Heartbleed Bug

'Selfie' body image warning issued

<b>Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their body image, research suggests.</b><p>The more women are exposed to "selfies" and other photos on social media, the more they compare themselves negatively, according to a study.<p>Friends' photos may be …

Social Media

Facebook encourages users to install Messenger app by removing chat

Social network to remove chat from app making users install standalone Messenger app if they wish to continue chatting<p>Facebook will remove chat from its iPhone and Android app, forcing users to download its separate Messenger app if they want to continue sending and receiving private messages.<p>The …

Apple software guru Greg Christie leaving as Ive tightens grip on design

Greg Christie, one of the named inventors of Apple's "slide to unlock" system on its iPhone, is leaving the company in a move that will concentrate software design under Jonathan Ive.<p>But sources inside Apple say that the move is not acrimonious, with Christie due to leave by the end of the year …

Facebook app to ditch messaging; Messenger to take on exclusive role

Like a module on a rocket ship, the Facebook Messenger app will soon detach from its mothership, the main Facebook app. As a result, messaging will no longer be possible in the Facebook app, and all messaging will be exclusively handled by the standalone Messenger.<p>Because of the change, users will …

Apps

Dropbox CEO gets ready for IPO

Dropbox chief Drew Houston is preparing for life as a public company executive.<p>In an interview with the FT after Wednesday’s launch of Carousel, a …

Google updates its services to stop the bleeding

The Internet is all abuzz with news of the Heartbleed bug which was discovered in the popular OpenSSL encryption library. For those who haven’t heard, the OpenSSL library had a bug in it which means that a cyber-criminal or a government agency can decrypt all the traffic which was flowing over a …

Google

TaskRabbit Launches on Android in the UK, iOS Arrives Too

Almost five months after TaskRabbit launched its microtask marketplace in London, representing its first international foray, the company is now finally making its iPhone app available in the UK capital too.<p>But that’s not all. Thus far, TaskRabbit’s mobile exploits have been restricted to iOS, …

Windows 8.1 Update is the update all your future updates will need

Microsoft's major Windows 8.1 Update is available for download, and the software giant is pressuring users to install its software refresh more so than ever before. The update brings many improvements for non-touch Windows users alongside a selection of smaller tweaks, including an interface change …

Restaurant Finder App Zomato Fully Revamped with New Social Skills

Zomato has launched its fully overhauled Web and mobile apps today in a bid to increase user activity and engagement though more social interaction across the platform.<p>Where it was once a simple restaurant finder app, the new version brings a wholly refreshed social element into the equation. One …

Ten things you need to know about the Internet of Things

Televisions, cars, washing machines, smartphones, smoke alarms … everything you can think of is getting connected<p>From fridges and thermostats to cars and cities, everything around you is getting connected. But what will it mean for your life?<p><b>1 It's about connected computers in everything</b><p>As …

Online students can't help being sociable

<b>It was a revolution moving higher education from bricks to clicks… and now it's started to go back to bricks again.</b><p>Online university providers, which offered people the chance to study from home, are turning full circle by creating a network of learning centres where students can meet and study …

Higher Education

The ugly side of making beautiful fonts

How Tobias and Jonathan's Excellent Adventure turned sour<p>Tobias Frere-Jones and Jonathan Hoefler are two of the world's most renowned typeface designers. Until recently, they were also friends and close collaborators. Earlier this year, however, their longstanding relationship ruptured with the …

Marvel’s iPhone App Turns Sketches Into Tappable Mobile App “Prototypes”

Marvel, a UK startup founded last year by ex-employees of Enpocket (acquired by Nokia), is on a mission: to put creating a mobile app “prototype” within the reach of almost anybody.<p>The company’s first offering, built on top of Dropbox, lets you turn sketches, wireframes, and Photoshop files synced …

Twitter stakes its claim as TV's ‘synchronised social soundtrack’

Twitter’s chief media scientist Deb Roy has staked the social network’s claim to be a better partner for broadcasters, TV producers and advertisers than rival Facebook.<p>“The biggest, most pervasive medium ever invented – television – is being intertwined with a global social medium, Twitter,” said …

Apple Expected to Unveil iWatch in September as Suppliers Deliver Circuit Board Samples

Three Apple suppliers have delivered samples of flexible circuit boards for the iWatch as the device is now expected to be unveiled in September, reports <i>DigiTimes</i>.<p>Screen-centric iWatch concept by DesignerEI<p>Flexible PCB suppliers Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career …