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How to Quickly Create a New Checklist in Notes with 3D Touch

iPhones with 3D Touch are able to jump directly into specific places within apps by 3D Touching an app’s icon. Most Apple stock apps have Quick Actions, such as the Notes app. When you 3D Touch the Note app icon, it will show your most recent note and give you four options for Quick Actions: New …

iOS

Amazon Alexa on a phone: What's the big deal?

Amazon's voice assistant has arrived on phones, which is... cool? Redundant? Here's how it might help you, and how it won't.<p>Imagine if Siri and Google Now had an app store filled with 7,000 extra tricks you could teach them for free. That's the promise of Amazon's cloud-based Alexa assistant on a …

Apple tries to prove your AirPods won't fall out

Commentary: In new ads, Apple presents its new earpieces with suitable simplicity and an encouragement to dance on parked vehicles.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'd hoped the launch ad would feature Tim Cook displaying his moves to a …

Apple has already cornered over 40% of the wireless headphone market

The wireless headphone market is starting to look a lot like the early smartphone market.<p>Between Apple’s AirPods wireless headphones, and its subsidiary Beats Audio, the company has accumulated 41% of the wireless-headphones market, based on revenue, according to a report released today by market …

Wireless

5G promises to transform the world again

We may be on the cusp of a new, simpler world.<p>From the current era of “peak complexity”, this new era will produce a step-change in society. It builds a platform for growth while empowering the developing world to leapfrog the competition.<p>At Huawei’s Mobile Broadband event last month, I saw what a …

Apple store employee: iPhone battery replacement is a mess

Apple was quick to rectify the “random shutdown” problem affecting some iPhones by offering in-store battery replacements for affected customers. Unfortunately, it seems that already-busy Apple store employees aren’t too happy about the replacement program.<p>Given that each replacement takes between …

Apple Store

Tip of the Day: Use iTunes to Sync Photos to Your Device

While iCloud Photo Library has generally replaced iTunes for syncing photos between your computer and your iPhone or iPad, you can still opt to use the iTunes software. I can think of a couple reasons you may want to do this. If you'd like to keep a limited selection of your photos on your device …

iOS

Spotify and Starbucks team up to let you pick songs playing in stores and more

Next time you head into Starbucks, the music may reflect your barista’s mood.<p>In a partnership with Spotify, all 15,000-plus Starbucks employees in the US will receive Spotify Premium memberships. Those employees will then be able to stream playlists they helped create while making your latte.<p>After …

Music Industry

How to Create Your Brand Memes: Social Media Marketing Icons

Having a standout visual marketing strategy is an important part of building your personal brand’s visibility according to a recent article, How to …

Destiny: The Best Weapons for PVP and Trials - IGN's Fireteam Chat - IGN Video

We ask the Patrick from Planet Destiny what the best legendary and exotic weapons are for PVP.

Gaming

LeBron James Getting Exactly What He Needs out of Cavaliers Sidekicks

LeBron James has everything he needs to win an NBA title with the Cleveland Cavaliers <i>this season</i>.<p>This is to say James has everyone he needs.<p>If there's anything to take away from the Cavaliers' 103-95 Game 3 victory over the host Boston Celtics Thursday night, it's that—and, of course, the fact that …

Comcast's gigabit internet hits northern California in June

Comcast is bringing its twice-as-fast-as-Google-Fiber internet service to northern California. Potential customers will need installation of professional-grade equipment to access it and, you'll have to be near its fiber network -- Fresno, Monterey, Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area are …

Elon Musk: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing failed due to ‘slower than expected throttle valve response’

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk gave the first detailed reason for the failed Falcon 9 landing last Tuesday.<p>In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Musk said, “Cause of hard rocket landing confirmed as due to slower than expected throttle valve response.”<p>Musk added that SpaceX will attempt another launch …

Space Travel

Juergen Klinsmann trying to bring U.S. soccer teams into one system

Juergen Klinsmann doesn't have to think long or hard to remember how he felt when the U.S. was eliminated during the group stage of the Olympic qualifying tournament three years ago.<p>"I was furious," he said. "So now we want to learn [from] that mistake."<p>One thing the experience taught him is that …

Soccer

Take a look behind the scenes of Project Loon, Google's lofty plan to bring the Internet to everyone

Google's network of Internet-beaming balloons has come a long way.<p>Project Loon is Google's audacious experiment to bring the Internet to the world, ferried on the back of high-altitude balloons. A new video posted to Project Loon's Google+ page gives us a behind-the-scenes look at this radical …

Three British soldiers killed by roadside bomb in Helmand

Three British soldiers have been killed and several others injured after the heavily armoured vehicle they were travelling in was hit by a large …