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Watch the full Tim Cook ABC interview on 30 years of Mac, NSA surveillance (Video)

Yesterday we posted some excerpts from an ABC interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook and other executives that officially aired on the network last night. In the interview, Cook is joined by Apple’s Apple Senior VP Craig Federighi and Apple software VP Bud Tribble to talk about the 30th anniversary of …

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

Your smartphone is a minor miracle, a pocket-sized computer that can fulfill almost every whim. But none of its superpowers matter a bit if it runs …

Gear & Gadgets

How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

The Siri trivia challenge: how many of these 50 things did you know Siri could do?

<i>PhoneBuff</i> has put together an interesting video showcasing fifty things Siri can do now, and we think there’s a pretty high chance you won’t be aware of all of them. It’s getting on for eight minutes long, but well worth a look if you want to make sure you’re getting the most out of Apple’s virtual …

Watch Mandela's first TV interview, when he was on the run

In 1961, when Mandela was a 42-year-old African lawyer, he gave his first clandestine interview to ITN television. He’d already been arrested for his anti-apartheid work and was being hunted by police.<p>In the South African press, he was portrayed as a dangerous revolutionary. So ITN reporter Brian …

Intel Haswell Dramatically Strengthens The '2 In 1' Device Argument

Modularity is basically the concept that one device’s utility can be extended to another. I’ve been researching device modularity since 1996 and have kicked it into high gear over the last few years with phones, tablets and PCs. Think of how the smartphone has sucked in the GPS, mp3 player, and …

Tim Cook Cheers Apple And Avoids Product Details At D11 [Roundup]

How the War Between Apple & Google Will be Won

<i>“Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the</i> …

Starman Chris Hadfield falls to Earth as Soyuz returns from ISS

A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man crew returning from a five-month mission to the International Space Station landed safely Tuesday on the …

Lady Thatcher

Lady Thatcher, who has died aged 87 from a stroke, was not only Britain’s first woman Prime Minister, she was also the outstanding peacetime leader of the 20th century.<p>For more than a decade Margaret Thatcher enjoyed almost unchallenged political mastery, winning three successive general elections. …

Here’s a chart of every choice in The Walking Dead: Season 1 (image)

<i>Note: This article contains every spoiler for Season One of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead.</i><p>Developer Telltale’s The Walking Dead was our pick for the best game of 2012. GamesBeat reporter Jeff Grubb describes it as “Regret: The Video Game” because at every point, the adventure throws difficult …