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給新鮮人的求職指南:先搞清楚前途和「符合興趣」,哪一個是真正重要的

為什麼「六軸光學防手震」自始至終是個騙局?揭祕這些不可能達到的防手震功能

隨著相機與手機愈來愈普及,用在穩定影像的「防手震」技術也愈為人熟知,不過,幾軸防手震代表什麼意思呢?為什麼主流的光學防手震技術是「五軸」防震呢?有沒有可能達到「六軸光學防手震」呢?請看本文解答。<p>先說結論:<p>「六軸光學防手震」現階段幾乎不可能做到。<p>那麼,為什麼有些手機或相機廠商依舊主打他們的六軸防手震規 …

客製化服務|Run For 為何而跑 訂製T恤 | 運動筆記

<b>Run For 客製化 T 恤</b><b>登場!</b><p>What do you run for?每個人心中的「理由」可能千奇百怪,有人為了減肥,有人因為失戀,也有人僅僅為了打發時間,甚至只是想擺脫的阿宅生活,從邊緣人阿宅晉升為陽光宅男。正因為這些不同的理由,激勵我們堅持下去、達成目標,過去運動筆記的 Run for T …

Why Apple Is The World’s Most Innovative Company

In this exclusive interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, he explains the culture and approach that led to iPhone X, Air Pods, Apple Watch 3, and HomePod.<p>The only things more impressive than Apple’s financial numbers are the products that generated them. For a company routinely slagged for not having …

Tim Cook

Interview: Apple’s Craig Federighi answers some burning questions about Face ID

Face ID is easily the most hot-button topic to come out of Apple’s iPhone event this week, notch be damned. As people have parsed just how serious Apple is about it, questions have rightly begun to be raised about its effectiveness, security and creation.<p>To get some answers, I hopped on the phone …

I used the iPhone X, and I can already tell it'll be worth its $1,000 price

Yes, it's expensive.<p>The new iPhone X will start at an eye-popping $999 when it goes on sale November 3.<p>Take some time and absorb that sticker shock.<p>The iPhone may be celebrating its 10th anniversary, but it's bucking the notion that technology gets cheaper over time. Even the iPhone 8 and the …

Elon Musk thinks he can make getting to Mars cheaper than going to college

A new paper lays out the plan, and the SpaceX CEO has tweeted that revisions are coming.<p>Sending people to live on Mars may sound outlandish, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is adamant about his plan. And now, we know a little more about how he sees this all coming together.<p>Space technology journal New …

AirPods, one year later: How Apple bet on our faces and won

A year ago, I put AirPods in my ears and they became a Reddit joke.<p>Cigarettes in my ears. Hipster jewelry. Mini vape pipes. Dorkwear. Hell no. They were a Google Glass-level example of face-worn tech gone wrong.<p>And then, people starting wearing them.<p>After a September 2016 unveiling, AirPods didn't …

Apple

Jony Ive rejected touchscreen Mac, but working on things beyond the Touch Bar

In an interview with <i>CNET</i>, Jony Ive said that his team had rejected a touchscreen Mac ‘many, many years ago.’ He did, though, suggest that Apple is working on other concepts in this general area, beyond the Touch Bar.<p>Asked why a touchscreen Mac would be inappropriate, Ive said:<p>For a bunch of …

How Google embarrassed Apple

Google's new Pixel phone launched to positive reviews, largely because of the phone's new digital helper called Google Assistant.<p>As I wrote in my review of the new Google Pixel, it's relatively easy to make a high-end smartphone these days. The real challenge is lighting it up with unique software …

Generation Adderall

Have you ever been to Enfield? I had never even heard of it until I was 23 and living in London for graduate school. One afternoon, I received notification that a package whose arrival I had been anticipating for days had been bogged down in customs and was now in a FedEx warehouse in Enfield, an …

Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple

iPhone sales have slumped, stock is down, and pundits insist Apple is a tech laggard. But the company may be stronger than ever.<p>Eddy Cue doesn’t look like a man in the midst of his toughest year in decades. Sporting an untucked apricot camp shirt and blue jeans over camouflage socks and a pair of …

The Lost Ones: Five Years After the Tsunami, a Husband Searches the Sea for His Wife

Yuko Takamatsu was somewhere in the sea off the coast of Japan. Two and a half years had passed since the tsunami, and no one had found her; but no one was really looking, either, except her husband, Yasuo Takamatsu, who loved her very much. Takamatsu first searched on land, at the bank where she …

Exclusive: Why Microsoft is betting its future on AI

Satya Nadella bounded into the conference room, eager to talk about intelligence. I was at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, WA, and the company’s CEO was touting the company's progress in building more intelligent apps and services. Each morning, he told me, he puts on a HoloLens, which enables …

Today in Apple history: iOS 3 makes its entrance

On June 17, 2009, Apple released iOS 3, the third iteration of its mobile operating system and the last to be given the full name “iPhone OS 3.” Support for the iPad arrived with iOS 3.2, when the name was given its current abbreviation.<p>iOS 3 brought a host of then-new features including MMS, a …

Milk, cream, sugar....nitrogen in your coffee? Nitro-infused coffee goes mainstream

Starbucks has announced that they are bringing nitro-coffee to the masses, starting this summer. The fizzy cold brew will initially be available in stores in Seattle, Portland, New York, Chicago, Boston, and Los Angeles, but will roll out to more than 500 stores by the end of the summer.<p>Coffee …

Coffee

Instagram Is About To Change In a Huge Way

Instagram is changing the order in which it shows you photos and videos, moving away from a chronological feed and towards one driven by an …

Mossberg: Google doubles down on AI

The mobile-centric mindset may be fading.<p>Google announced something for everyone yesterday at its 10th annual I/O developer conference. There were more details of a new version of Android; new messaging and video-calling apps; a built-in new VR platform for Android; and a good-looking …

Apple turns 40: remembering the products that mattered to us

When I was a kid, I used to stare at the Apple logo on my sister’s hand-me-down Macintosh LCII and dream about the future. That half-bitten apple was a symbol, a vision of a different world: a world where renegades and upstarts took crazy ideas and turned them into reality.<p>The funny thing is that …

Music Streaming Takes Dominant Role In Industry

The latest numbers from the Recording Industry Association of America show that streaming music brought in more money than digital downloads and physical releases for the first time last year.

Music Streaming

How to be human: friends, family, and everything in between

<i>Leah Reich was one of the first internet advice columnists. Her column "Ask Leah" ran on</i> IGN<i>, where she gave advice to gamers for two and a half years. After</i> IGN<i>, she completed her PhD in sociology, but so many people mixed it up with psychology that she figured she might as well get back into</i> …

Apple says it has no plans to become a mobile carrier

One day after a <i>Business Insider</i> report claimed Apple is testing its own mobile wireless service, Apple is shutting the rumor down. In no uncertain terms, the company has told CNBC that it has not discussed and has no current plans to become an MVNO — the term used for companies that offer their own …

The story of Windows 10 from inside Microsoft

The company's latest trick: listening to its users<p><b>Windows 10 has a lot to live up to</b>. Microsoft has made a lot of promises about it. And oddly enough, we’ve heard most of them before, with Windows 8. Both were designed to acknowledge and embrace mobile and mobile apps, work well on touchscreens as …

Windows 10 will save Microsoft from itself after the Windows 8 disaster

But Windows 10, which officially launches on Wednesday, July 29th, is a real return to form for Microsoft. And it may have saved Microsoft from itself.<p>Windows 8 was a flop, by most standards. Circa 2014, the 13-year-old Windows XP was still more widely used than the two-year-old Windows 8. In fact, …

'World first' electronic ink traffic signs trialled in Australia

Traffic signs using similar electronic ink technology to Amazon's Kindle e-reader could soon be lining Australian roads, after a successful …

Electronics

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese

Most Americans are overweight, according to a new study looking at overweight and obesity rates in the United States.<p>In a report published in <i>JAMA</i> …

6 Common Grammatical Errors and How to Correct Them

Proper grammar seems to be a thing of the past — why stress about tiny technicalities, right? Wrong.<p>You should be a grammar stickler for many …

The 40-Year-Old Graduates

While the United States struggles to encourage older Americans to enroll in college, Sweden has made adult learning a popular choice for citizens.<p>UPPSALA, Sweden—When the instructor in her teacher-training course invited students to share some music they remembered from their childhoods, Ingela …

College & University

Apple only sells Retina iOS devices now

Original iPad mini discontinued after over two years on sale<p>Apple has stopped selling the original iPad mini, removing the particularly old hardware from its iPad lineup and standardizing the remaining models around Retina displays and 64-bit processors. The original iPad mini was announced in …