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Stephen Hawking’s final message to the world

The theoretical physicist was known for bringing clarity to some of the most mind-bending ideas in science and his final days were no exception.<p>In …

Why Professor Stephen Hawking never won the Nobel Prize

Professor Stephen Hawking's groundbreaking work earned him dozens of accolades over his lifetime, but the coveted Nobel Prize always eluded him.<p>His discovery in 1974 that black holes should emit radiation was initially controversial as it was widely accepted that nothing, not even light, could …

Physics

EX Raids Aren't What 'Pokémon GO' Needs Right Now

Yesterday, Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and along with them the latest demo of the company’s powerful ARKit, a technology designed to use Apple products to project virtual overlays onto the real world in a vision of Augmented Reality that could stand to vastly change the way we …

Apple vs. Google: Who Will Win the Mobile AR Wars?

Apple’s ARKit and Google’s ARCore will make it easier for developers to create augmented reality apps for the newest smartphones.<p><b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) …

Siri, Alexa, Google Now Can Be Hacked Using Inaudible Commands

If you are planning to buy a device with a voice assistant or have already bought one, this new warning could force you to rethink your opinion when …

Face ID: Everything you need to know!

Face ID is Apple's newest biometric identity sensor and it's only on the iPhone X right now. Here's everything you need to know!Face ID is a facial …

Why Apple is risking everything with the iPhone X

For the first time ever, Apple has launched three flagship iPhones at a single event: The iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X. At first …

'Pokémon Go' developer says iPhone X barely scratches the surface for AR

After Apple's reveal of the iPhone X Tuesday, the CEO of <i>Pokémon Go</i>'s development studio wrote a blog post saying the demo of the phone's augmented …

How Apple 'tuned' the iPhone X for Augmented Reality

With a simple software update, iOS 11 will enable a universe of Augmented Reality experiences on millions of iPhones. That's going to add up to a lot …

Apple questioned about Face ID security by the US Senate

A lot of people quickly raised concerns about privacy and security the moment Apple revealed iPhone X and its Face ID feature. Edward Snowden, for instance, thinks it normalizes face scanning, "a tech certain to be abused." Now, US Senator Al Franken is pressing the tech titan for answers, penning …

From Steve Jobs to iPhone X: Apple's 2017 September Event

Apple Park is breathtaking: Minimalist, austere, Zen. The main building curves through the campus and above the trees, a ring of glass and solar …

Face ID extends far beyond the iPhone X’s ugly notch

The iPhone X will be the phone every other company tries to copy, top notch included since it enables a bunch of features that are not available on …

The iPhone X’s processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro

One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic’s impressive performance. We already knew we were looking …

Apple's Face ID Feature Works With Most Sunglasses, Can Be Quickly Disabled to Thwart Thieves

Apple's new Face ID facial recognition feature will work with most sunglasses, according to Apple software engineering chief Craig Federighi.<p>"Most sunglasses let through enough IR light that Face ID can see your eyes even when the glasses appear to be opaque. It's really amazing!" Federighi said in …

Google ARCore vs. Apple ARKit – Augmented Reality in 2017

Michael Grothaus 04/09/2017 - 11:43am It’s Google’s response to Apple’s AR push. Back in June Apple announced a new SDK and framework called ARKit …

Billions of Bluetooth devices could get hit by this attack

More than 5.3 billion devices with Bluetooth signals are at risk of a malware attack newly identified by an internet of things security company.<p>If you're not keeping count, that's most of the estimated 8.2 billion devices that use Bluetooth, which allows for our gadgets to connect and communicate …

Apple’s creepy new face-recognizing phone can’t hide from Twitter’s jokes

An Apple Event, the only form of corporate pageantry that makes people afraid of spoilers, took place Tuesday at Apple’s new spaceship campus. A new …

The revolution in your pocket: How the iPhone changed everything

Apple expert Jason Snell reflects on 10 years of using the iPhone, and how it forever altered the way people work and live.<p>Today, for billions of …

Video: The history of iPhone innovation, model by model

TechRepublic breaks down the top features that headlined each new launch of an Apple iPhone.

Why Apple's new iPhones may delight and worry IT pros

Apple expert Jason Snell offers his take on what the next iPhones' rumored features and changes could mean for business users.<p>Apple is set to …

With the iPhone X, can Apple become the next AR leader?

With the growing adoption of Apple's ARKit, and the rumored infrared camera of the iPhone X, Apple could be poised to disrupt the augmented reality …

Here's What Amazon Thinks About Apple's New Echo Rival

When Apple unveiled its Siri-powered HomePod speaker on Monday, it was widely seen as a response to similar devices like the Amazon Echo and Google …

Apple Had Every Reason To Unveil HomePod Six Months Early

Why risk tipping off competitors so far in advance? It’s all about controlling the message.<p>Among all the new device announcements at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference this week, the HomePod connected speaker was the most unusual.<p>WWDC is an event for software developers, and in recent years …

Meet Apple's youngest developer at WWDC

Make room for more women at the table, Michelle Obama tells Apple

Michelle Obama has warned Apple that it will miss out on a major market if it doesn't hire more women, during a speech at the company's Worldwide …

Here's What an Amazon Exec Says About Apple's HomePod

Apple on Monday fired a shot over Amazon’s smart home bow, but the e-commerce giant might not think it matters.<p>Speaking to <i>USA Today</i> in an interview …

The 10 Coolest, Least Touristy Landmarks In San Francisco

<i>Tourists new to wandering San Francisco, and new residents who need places to wander, should know that there is more to this fine city than Coit</i> …

Apple's WWDC 2017: Everything Coming To Apple Music

At its annual WWDC event yesterday, Apple unveiled plenty of exciting new tools, updates and even a smart speaker which could push that industry to new heights. During the lengthy program, high-ranking representatives also shared what is set to come to Apple Music, its namesake streaming service. A …

Apple

Here's What Analysts Said About Apple's WWDC

Apple opened its annual “World Wide Developer Conference” on Monday with a keynote address that packed in dozens of announcements of interesting new …

Apple Just Joined Tech's Great Race to Democratize AI

Apple’s iMac updates and new HomePod speaker drew most of the attention at the company’s World Wide Developers keynote. But tucked away in the middle …