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Meizu’s Pro 5 delayed due to factory flood

Meizu’s flagship smartphone was supposed to hit the market next week, but today the Chinese company announced that the Pro 5 won’t be released until November. Word on the street is that this delay is due a storm in Guangdong that flooded the company’s factory.<p>Meizu made waves when they announced …

Apple says iPhone 6s and 6s Plus battery life may vary 2-3% regardless of Samsung or TSMC chip

After some debate over whether the difference between iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models made with Samsung or TSMC chips may impact battery life, Apple has offered its own take on the matter:<p>Our testing and customer data show the actual battery life of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, even taking …

Batteries

Good Jobs: former Apple CEO says company co-founder would have liked new biopic

John Sculley, played by Jeff Daniels in Danny Boyle’s awards-tipped drama, refers to the film as ‘a perfectionist product’ but says it doesn’t show ‘the complete’ picture<p>Former Apple CEO John Sculley has revealed that he thinks Steve Jobs would have been mostly impressed with Danny Boyle’s …

Netflix hikes price of its most popular service by a buck, to $9.99

Popular streaming-video service Netflix is raising prices for the second time in two years, lifting the cost of its most popular level of service in the US, Canada and Latin America.<p>The sign-up page on Netflix's site said that the company's "standard" tier of service, which lets two people watch …

Xbox chief wants Xbox 360 games to work on PC

Microsoft has already done some magical work to get Xbox 360 games running on its Xbox One system, but now the company wants to bring those classics to another one of its primary platforms.<p>Xbox boss Phil Spencer said that he wants to play Xbox 360 games on PC. In an interview with Gizmodo Brazil, …

Wi-Fi Calling Now Available for AT&T Users

AT&T has flipped the switch on Wi-Fi calling, making it available to customers with eligible plans that are running iOS 9. <i>MacRumors</i> has received tips from customers who were able to activate Wi-Fi calling and we were able to activate the feature on our own iPhones. A number of readers in our forums …

Sony is launching a $30 PS4 remote for Netflix and Blu-rays

Sony has announced that it will launch a Universal Media Remote for PlayStation 4 later this October that allows users to turn on the console, navigate the interface and apps, play Blu-ray discs and DVDs.<p>The $30 Bluetooth-enabled remote can also control up to three additional devices, such as a TV, …

Medium embraces its platform future with an API and media partnerships

There’s been debate about what Medium is almost since the day Evan Williams launched the media startup in 2012, after walking away from his previous …

Load Web pages in a flash with Speedafari for iOS

When you're browsing the Web on your broadband-connected PC, it's not a big deal if pages are stuffed with ads, photos, tracking scripts and the like. You've got speed and bandwidth to spare.<p>When you're on your phone or tablet and connected via cell towers, on the other hand, suddenly that stuff …

This Giant 3-D Printer Prints Entire Houses

WASP makes smaller printers with essentially the same design. They’re cabinets with three arms that run up and down the three edges of the box. By …

Twitter plans layoffs next week: Re/code

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) is planning company-wide layoffs next week, technology news website Re/code reported on Friday, citing sources.<p>The Twitter logo is shown at its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California April 28, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>The news comes after Jack …

Pinterest engineer launches non-profit to boost employment for Black software engineers

Diversity in the tech industry has become a huge topic of conversation in recent years, and rightly so. Too many large companies like Apple, Facebook, Amazon and others still employ an overwhelmingly white and male workforce, especially on the technical side.<p>Pinterest engineer Makinde Adeagbo wants …

The iPhone 6S arrives in 40 new countries this week in fastest rollout ever

Besides launching SIM-free variants of the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus in the U.S., Apple also announced it will be launching the new phones in …

United Arab Emirates

Tesla CEO Elon Musk takes to Twitter to soften comments on Apple, praise beautiful watch design

Yesterday we reported on comments made by Tesla CEO Elon Musk during a recent interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt. The CEO, known for speaking his mind candidly on occasions, made comments that could easily have been interpreted as critical to the design of the Apple Watch and the quality …

Apple Watch

Google search on Safari mobile to display results for iOS apps

By the end of October, you might notice that doing a Google search via Safari on an iPhone or an iPad returns results with deep links to iOS apps. That's because Mountain View has given developers the power to do so -- they simply have to add Universal Links to their iOS apps and integrate with the …

LogMeIn Acquires Password Management Software LastPass For $110 Million

With an increasing number of data breaches putting users’ personal information at risk, a company that helps online users better manage their account information with various websites and services, as well as help customers run security checks on their accounts, seems like it would have the …

Google blocks Kickass Torrents in Chrome and Firefox due to ‘harmful programs’

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox users visiting popular torrent site Kickass Torrents (KAT) are seeing a malware warning today. Whether you’re going to http://kat.cr or https://kat.cr, you’ll get a message cautioning you to go no further.<p>This issue only affects those browsers because Google’s Safe …

Malware

When Steve Jobs' Ex-Girlfriend Asked Him to Pay $25 Million for His 'Dishonorable Behavior'

Among the many love-hate relationships that Steve Jobs engendered during his remarkable 56 years on earth, none endured as long—nor was as fraught—as …

Salesforce now loves Microsoft so much, it invited Satya Nadella to speak at its huge fall conference

One of the most vocal leaders to express his frustration was Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who once said of Nadella's predecessor Steve Ballmer, "[He] did everything he could to not have a relationship with Salesforce."<p>Now, the two companies appear to be closer than ever.<p>In May 2014, they announced …

Museum Hack: Your Best-Ever Afternoon at LACMA

With more than 128,000 pieces of art in their encyclopedic collection, it can be a task navigating a day at LACMA. Here are some tips from a local on …

Doctor Doom is an all-time great villain — even if the movies keep getting him wrong

It cannot be stressed enough how influential the "Fantastic Four" comics kicked off by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee are. Writing them off is a terrible mistake that's unfortunately very easy to make thanks to their apparent inability to crack into the wider pop culture consciousness, but that doesn't …

Mozilla CEO slams Windows 10, calls it a ‘dramatic step backwards’

The recent release of Windows 10 largely looks like a resounding success. Not only has Microsoft’s latest OS already been downloaded by over 18 …

Windows 10

Wallpapers and Wi-Fi calls galore: All the new treasures in iOS 9 beta 5

The brand-new beta of iOS 9 brings an entirely new set of wallpapers, some welcome improvements to Apple Music and more new treasures. These are some of the most exciting changes yet to Apple’s upcoming mobile operating system (the previous beta brought back Home Sharing and delivered lots of tiny …

Amazon has a plan to make money when you buy stuff on other web sites — here's how it's going

One business that's seen increasing focus and investment over the past year: Payments.<p>Amazon already has hundreds of millions of credit cards on file, so it can offer a service called Login and Pay that lets third-party retailers allow shoppers to use their Amazon payment and shipping information …

iTunes, an Obituary

Consider this an obituary for iTunes. The death comes just weeks after the arrival of Apple Music, its apparent heir, which was not well received by …

Apple Music

Obama 1, GOP 0: 'kids' table' candidates fail at two-word Hillary Clinton barb

One of the highlights of an altogether dull “early debate” on Thursday came when six out of the seven Republican presidential candidates demonstrated an inability to count to two.<p>Bill Hemmer, co-moderator of what was variously dubbed the “happy hour” or “kids’ table” debate, reminded the candidates …

Apple is going to fix the most annoying thing about using WiFi on the iPhone

To fix the problem, you have to either turn WiFi off manually on your iPhone or reset the router.<p>Thankfully, Apple is adding a new setting in an upcoming version of the iPhone's software that intelligently switches on your cellular connection when you have a bad WiFi connection.<p>In the latest iOS 9 …

5 Ways to Keep Hackers Away From Your Money

Start by rethinking your password strategy.<p>JPMorgan Chase, Domino’s, Home Depot, P.F. Chang’s, eBay — the list of targets continues to …