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Melanie Safka is a hippie hero & Always a prophet of a peace.....‪#‎HappyHippiePresents‬ ‪#‎BackyardSessions‬ ‪#‎PeaceWillCome‬ +The Happy Hippie …

Taylor Swift may have given us a huge clue about Apple's plans to hurt Spotify

We don't know exactly how this is going to work, so I asked a source who is an employee at Apple what was going on. My source told me to look at Taylor Swift. "Loads of big names left Spotify last year, and we all wondered why," my source says. Though Swift got all the headlines, my source points …

Happiness

Sony pulls music from SoundCloud over money dispute

Sony Music is pulling songs from the SoundCloud pages of some of its biggest musicians, including Adele, Kelly Clarkson, and Miguel, after failing to reach an agreement with SoundCloud on streaming. The breakdown in negotiations, first reported by <i>Billboard</i>, appears to be over Sony's view that …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

9 ways Google’s smartwatches are better than the Apple Watch

Smartwatches

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

Predicting Apple's Future: Tim Cook's Gentle Path To Avoid Apple's Downfall

What will Apple do after the biggest quarterly results in corporate history?<p>Tim Cook has an interesting challenge ahead. Apple is so far ahead of the competition in terms of technology, revenue, profit, public perception, and critical acclaim, that there is no way to continue this momentum… is …

Apple Loop: Five Steps To Fix iOS 8, Crazy iPhone Designs, Fast iPhone Charging

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers potential issues in the new MacBook Air, the non-appearance of the iPhone Mini screens, flexible iPhones, some 2015 predictions for Apple, the App Store revenue numbers, five changes iOS 8 needs as soon as …

MacBook Air

Play with an Apple Watch online with this cool website

Can’t wait to get your hands on the Apple Watch? Well, tough, you’ll have to. But if you’d just like to play around with the interface, we can help you out, thanks to this new online Apple Watch simulator.<p>Created by the team behind the news app Pipes, DemoAppleWatch.com lets you play around with a …

Apple has a deeply discounted collection of apps to make your life easier — grab them while you still can

Well you're in luck. Apple has a deeply discounted collection of apps to help you tackle your daily tasks in a faster and more efficient way, and we've put them all in one place so you can see which ones you like.<p>Some of the discounts offer up to 60% off the usual price, but it's only for a limited …

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Canon and Apple Were The Top Flickr Cameras in 2014

Have you ever wondered which cameras and camera brands were used most to capture the photos posted on Flickr? Granted, this may not be the first question on your mind, but Flickr has what you’d call a proprietary interest in the topic, and decided to throw together some numbers that, taken …

The 19 best drone photos of 2014

The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the <i>National Geographic</i> magazine …

11 things we just learned about how the Apple Watch works

As of today, developers can now make apps for Apple Watch. Well, they're not separate apps so much as they are extensions of pre-existing iPhone apps, and there isn't a lot of flexibility in the WatchKit toolset — but it looks like that'll change next year.<p><b>Update:</b> Read our Apple Watch review.<p>We've …

The Nifty XOO Belt is a Wearable Battery Charger

Until someone develops an inexpensive smartphone battery that can last a week, portable batteries will be a popular accessory. The trouble is, they’re bulky and easy to lose. Enter Nifty‘s new XOO Belt, which has just launched as a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. After all, you can’t lose a …

Apple analysts: Know what’s really cool? A trillion dollar market cap

Analysts attending the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York have suggested that Apple could eventually be valued at a trillion dollars.<p>Gains in shares of Apple Inc could take the world’s largest publicly traded company to a market capitalization of perhaps as high as $1 trillion, …

Apple WatchKit third-party apps require a connected iPhone to function, ‘fully native’ apps coming later in 2015

Apple has just released a flood of information about how apps on Apple Watch work, through the WatchKit framework. There are three types of integrations currently possible: WatchKit apps, Glances and actionable notifications. Although they sound similar, the development process for WatchKit apps …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

OS X Yosemite How-to: Enable Dark Mode

New in OS X Yosemite is Dark Mode. Dark Mode allows for further customization of the appearance of the Mac. When enabling Dark Mode, it turns the translucent dock and menu bar from light grey and switches it to black. In this how-to I will discuss how to enable Dark Mode, the limitations of Dark …

Running out of room on your iOS 8 device? How to manage local storage versus the cloud

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Unlike the dramatic increases in hard drive storage required during the personal computer era, modern-day mobile devices are …

Hands On With the Apple Watch, Sort of

The Apple Watch is real and thank heavens it’s not called the iWatch. But it is entering a very crowded market, and during my very short time with it in demo mode, it seemed to have the same issue as watches from LG and Samsung. Too thick.<p>The watch comes in two sizes. I tried out the larger one. …

iPhone 6 Keynote: Bigger Screens, More Pixels | NBC News

17 Ways That Drones Are Changing the World

Drones are a truly exciting area right now and are constantly in the media, with so many interesting uses popping up on the Web.<p>They’re certainly no longer just the domain of the military. Here are 17 things drones can do that prove this. You can view them all on one page here.<p>1. Delivering fast …