Valerie

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A closer look at the capabilities and risks of iPhone X face mapping

On Friday Apple fans were queuing to get their hands on the newly released iPhone X: The flagship smartphone that Apple deemed a big enough update to skip a numeral. RIP iPhone 9.<p>The shiny new hardware includes a front-facing sensor module housed in the now infamous ‘notch’ which takes an unsightly …

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Apple brilliantly waxes poetic in new iPad Air ad

Why do you stay alive?<p>Is it in order to earn a crust, so that you might save some morsel of that crust and then, when you have few teeth left, put together lots of morsels to make one slice of bread?<p>Is it to gain power over others, so that you can feel big while rendering them small in your mind …

AMA: How a Weird Internet Thing Became a Mainstream Delight

Reddit's question-and-answer format imports the aspirational norms of honesty and authenticity from pseudonymous Internet forums into mainstream interviews.<p>Barack Obama, Jerry Seinfeld, a line cook at Applebee's, and a guy with two penises walk into a bar.<p>Actually, no, they would never do that. No …

Stephen Wilkes' Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

In each caption, Stephen Wilkes shares his thoughts on each of his iconic cityscapes. Wrigley Field, Chicago, 2013 This<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Stephen Wilkes<p>1 …

Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

5 stars based on 41 votes<p>My whole family <i>loves</i> these chicken enchiladas. I’ll be honest, they take a bit of time to make — but the good news is that …

Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes

5 stars based on 810 votes<p>We had the best snow day last week. School was cancelled, work wasn’t happening, and the only thing to do was hunker down …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Goodbye, Cameras

This past October, just before the leaves changed, I went on a six-day hike through the mountains of Wakayama, in central Japan, tracing the path of an ancient imperial pilgrimage called the Kumano Kodo. I took along a powerful camera, believing, as I always have, that it would be an indispensable …

This Crazy App Turns A Magazine Into An Interior Design Tool

Using a magazine for scale, this App lets you virtually design a room, then buy the furniture.<p>A few months ago, Ikea released an unbelievable app. When you placed the company’s catalog anywhere in your home, it could appear as one of a few different pieces of furniture on your iPad screen. In a …

Review: Libratone Loop

Around a decade ago, Apple helped bring about the mainstream's acceptance of the separation of design and function. Just think of how your telephone, …

Meet Hank – A Pocket Square With a Pocket For Your Pocket

Editor's Rating<p>4.7?<p>Discovered on 2014-01-04<p>Hank, created by Liam Fayed, is the world’s first pocket square which has a pocket and goes into your …

Scanner Pro for iPhone Available for Free as App Of The Week

Every week, Apple picks up a decent application from the App Store and offers it for free to iOS users. To kick off 2014, Apple is offering the …

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This Credit Card Startup Has A Way To Thwart Target-Style Hacking

Look into the future a moment and imagine Christmas shopping 2014. Target offers a great deal on a perfect gift. At the register, you recall that someone stole 40 million credit card numbers from the retailer in late 2013. Then, you as flick your fingerprint across the front of the biometric reader …