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Bigger Batteries And NFC, Everything We Know About The iPhone 6 So Far

<b>Update 9th September</b>: Chinese blogger ‘Phone Evaluation’ has uploaded a video showing off an apparent working iPhone 6 - complete with iOS 8 – on the eve of the official launch. Other videos have surfaced before but this seems to have some credibility in that it’s running the new iOS, whereas other …

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

The Mythical 'Map Of The Internet 2.0' Is Even Better Than The First

Amateur graphic designer Martin Vargic has put together the second version of his "Map of the Internet," and not surprisingly, it's even better than the first.<p>His original map, put together using Photoshop along with data from Alexa, featured websites as different countries within different …

Internet

More Amazing Hyperrealistic Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho, who we introduced to you here, has created a striking series of hyperrealistic body paintings called <i>My Body My Rights</i>. Released right before International Woman's Day as a part of the human right organization Amnesty International's campaign on sexual and reproductive …

Amnesty International

The coming battery boom will need better software, sensors & data

Lithium-ion batteries have become the power backbone for our always-on gadgets, laptops and cell phones. Now, thanks to Tesla Motors, they’re moving …

Oops! Apple revealed confidential deal with Nokia while seeking damages from Samsung for the same thing

<i>FOSS Patents</i> discovered that while Apple was asking a court to sanction Samsung for using confidential information about a patent deal between the Cupertino company and Nokia, Apple inadvertently made the very same information public.<p>As part of a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Apple was …

Mophie Space Pack review: An iPhone battery case that also increases your storage

I love my iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it has a couple of irksome qualities. For instance: I can usually make it through the day on a single charge, but I …

Apple To Finally Discontinue The Non-Retina MacBook Pro This Year [Rumor]

Apple will finally discontinue the non-Retina MacBook Pro later this year, according to sources in its supply chain. Production is expected to come to a halt during the second half of 2014, reducing Apple’s notebook lineup to just the MacBook Air and the newer, thinner MacBook Pro with Retina …

MacBook Pro

Uh-Oh, Now It Looks Like There Isn't A New Apple TV On Its Way

The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and 9to5Mac all said Apple was developing a new version of its little hockey puck sized TV box.<p>But on Friday, Apple blogger Jim Dalrymple shot down much of that reporting. He did it in his own signature way.<p>If you don't follow the Apple blogosphere, this takes a …

Smart TV

The world’s craziest toothbrush cleans your teeth in six seconds and is 3D printed

One of the most promising applications of 3D printing is the customization of everyday objects to the most personal and variable thing we possess—our bodies. A new example of this is the Blizzident toothbrush, which is made possible by two intersecting technologies—3D scanning and 3D printing.<p>The …

Dental Care

This Amazing Accessory Turns Your iPad Into a 3-D Scanner

When most people play with a Kinect, the best they can hope for is a high score in <i>Dance Central</i>. When Occipital CEO Jeff Powers saw Microsoft's …

Samsung drops Android for Tizen in new Gear 2 smartwatches

A "significant improvement" over the original<p>A mere six months after the introduction of the Galaxy Gear, Samsung is returning to the smartwatch market with two new models: the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo. Announced at Mobile World Congress today, the new watches remain faithful to the original's look, …

Samsung Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 review

For quite a while now, tablets have been trying to break out as potential replacements for general computing, but unfortunately not quite succeeding.<p>Samsung hopes to continue the good fight with a slightly different outlook, and by, quite literally, blowing up an already well-received top tier …

Gear & Gadgets

Chipmakers dream of China as they head to Spain's smartphone gala

SAN FRANCISCO/BARCELONA (Reuters) - The world's biggest mobile brands will jostle for the spotlight at the premier mobile industry event this week in Spain, but away from the glitzy displays chipmakers will be preoccupied with China, the largest mobile market on the planet.<p>From Qualcomm and Intel …

Mobile

Mirroring Android screens to a Chromecast is coming

You can already send a web page from Chrome(s goog) to a Chromecast on laptops and desktops; not from Android though. Don’t sweat it; the feature is …

Samsung’s new Gear 2 smartwatches are basically an apology for the Galaxy Gear

Only six months after Samsung released its failed Galaxy Gear smartwatch, with all the faux fanfare of a product that was supposed to change the world, the company announced its new smartwatches in the lowliest of ways: with a press release.<p>Samsung officially announced the Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo …

Microsoft's OK with Nokia using Android. Kind of

BARCELONA, Spain--Things got awkward for short moment on stage when Microsoft executives were asked about the possibility of Nokia using Android.<p>Joe Belfiore, vice president of operating systems for Windows, looked to Nick Parker, who runs the world original equipment manufacturer group. Parker …

Samsung's next Galaxy will be wet, fit, and alive

To the power of 5<p>Mere days away from its big Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress, Samsung has issued the first video teaser for the major product it'll announce in Barcelona: the next Galaxy. Anticipated to be the Korean company's new flagship phone, the Galaxy S5 still remains a mystery, but …

Apple releases iOS 7.0.6, iOS 6.1.6, & Apple TV 6.0.2 with fixes

After releasing iOS 7.0.5 at the end of last month to fix network errors for Chinese users, Apple has just released iOS 7.0.6 (Build 11B651) alongside iOS 6.1.6 (build 10b500) for the iPhone 3GS and 4th-gen iPod touch and Apple TV version 6.0.2 with a security fix related to SSL connection …

Apple Acquires Burstly, Creators of TestFlight

Apple has confirmed reports that it has acquired Burstly, the development team behind app beta testing platform TestFlight. The news was first reported by TechCrunch earlier today. An Apple spokesperson confirmed the news in a statement saying:<p>Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to …

Intel's Processor Roadmap Leaves Uncertainty for Apple's 2014 Mac Updates

With Apple's Mac lineup beginning to show signs of aging, consumers are no doubt starting to wonder when they can expect updated models to hit the market. Apple's product update cycles are in large part driven by availability of new processors, so it pays to take a look at Intel's roadmap to see …

LG G Flex coming to Canada this spring, exclusively through Rogers

On the heels of LG’s G Flex smartphone launch into 20 European countries this month, Canadians will be getting their crack at this curvy device this spring. Rogers’ customers will be the only ones enjoying it for now, as a Rogers has snagged the exclusive rights to it for the Canadian market.<p>The LG …

Mobile Technology

Sochi 2014: 10 high contrast shots at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

The Winter Olympics are immensely colourful, but sometimes you don’t need much colour to make a beautiful picture. Here are 10 examples of images which excel on account of the simple contrast between light and dark

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner reportedly built into the home button

During the early days of Galaxy S5 rumors we heard several reports suggesting that Samsung would one-up Apple by introducing an iris scanner. Eventually it was learned that the iris scanner wasn’t going to happen after all, and instead the device would feature some sort of fingerprint-scanning …

iPhone

More signs that Apple A8 chip production is approaching

Apple may be getting closer to production of its A8 processor as news from Asia points to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the main supplier.<p>Taiwan-based TechNews (via MacRumors) reported that TSMC has already started production of Apple's next-generation A8 processor.<p>That …

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