Adam Oram

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24 hours with Apple Music and Beats 1

Spring King: meet the first ever band played on Apple's Beats 1

Here's why Apple can take on the streaming industry

Olloclip’s new modular case turns your iPhone into a mini photography studio

A company that got started on Kickstarter returns for a new product<p>In the last few years, Olloclip has become the GoPro of clip-on lenses for your phone. You can find the company's products in so many places — even in Apple stores — that it's hard to remember that Olloclip got its start on …

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Aeternum, Phantom, SwipeExpander and more updated with iOS 8.3 support

Many popular jailbreak tweaks have already been updated to add iOS 8.3 support while others are in the process of getting there. Most recently a …

Does the Apple Watch Sport offer users the best display?

Consumers deliberating between the Apple Watch Sport and the Apple Watch (or even the Apple Watch Edition) might be interested in hearing that, …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

How-To: Move your playlists from Spotify, Rdio, and more to Apple Music

With the launch of Apple Music just around the corner, music lovers currently subscribed to competing services like Spotify and Rdio may be looking to jump ship and give Apple’s offering a try. Apple first confirmed in a Beats Music FAQ that there will be a Beats Music update that allows users to …

Find your way out of the subway faster with Apple Maps

If you’ve ever taken a ride on an unfamiliar city’s subway or transit system, you know how confusing it can be to know which specific exit to use to find the right above ground location you need to get to where you’re going.<p>In the upcoming iOS 9, Apple Maps aims to help you out with a subtle yet …

Apple schedules Q3 2015 earnings call livestream for July 21

Apple has just announced that its fiscal third quarter earnings call will take place on Tuesday, July 21st at 2PM PT/5MP ET. The call will report earnings from the three month period ending this month.<p>Last quarter, Apple announced sales of 61.1 million iPhones, 12.6 million iPads, and 4.5 million …

Bravely default

Beats 1 and iOS 8.4 Launch Tomorrow Alongside Apple Music

iOS 9 will boost song limit to 100k.<p>Tomorrow won't only see the launch of streaming service Apple Music, but also the 24-hour Beats 1 radio station …

Bottom Out app review: bounce your way to the top

Introduction<p>Bottom Out is a simple little game developed by Andrew Zappavigna that challenges your dexterity. It’s not difficult to get the hang of …

Yoko Ono releases chess app with dogs as pieces

<i>Yoko Chess</i> is out now on the iOS App Store as a free download, and it's pretty damn weird. Not that we'd expect anything less from the famed artist …

World Peace

Uber Acquires Part Of Bing’s Mapping Assets, Will Absorb Around 100 Microsoft Employees

Uber will acquire assets from Microsoft Bing, including roughly 100 employees focused on the product’s image collection activities. In short, Uber is absorbing data-collection engineers from Microsoft to bolster its own mapping work.<p>The companies confirmed the transaction with TechCrunch, but each …

Should skinned smartphones include a Material Design theme?

The Graphical User Interface comes with the lay of the land. Each phone has its own way of telling you that you’ve gone into an application or moving …

Material Design

6tag for Windows Phone adds letterbox video support in latest update

In May, developer Rudy Huyn updated 6tag, the popular third-party Instagram app for Windows Phone, to include support for video uploads for the first …

Windows Phone

OnePlus announces fingerprint scanner for OnePlus 2

Inch by inch, the OnePlus 2 is slowly coming into view. For weeks now OnePlus has been teasing us with details about its upcoming new flagship, from …

Samsung’s not-Galaxy-Note-Edge-2 “Zero 2” phablet sees new specs leak

For years, Samsung’s two-a-year flagship phone launches were so simple: Galaxy S in the spring, Galaxy Note in the fall. Sure, sometimes we’d see one …

Phones

How to Stream All the Action From Wimbledon Live… Legally

As difficult as it is for a New Yorker to admit, Wimbledon is far and away the most important Grand Slam of the year. Tennis fans around the world …

WhatsApp for Windows Phone gets a minor bug fix update

Last week, the popular WhatsApp messaging app for Windows Phone got a big public update, adding in the long awaited voice calling feature. Now …

Windows Phone

Moto G 2015 render attempts to give us a clean look at the upcoming handset

A couple weeks back, rumors about upcoming Motorola Android hardware took an interesting turn: we found ourselves switching focus from the next Moto …

The 4 worst arguments against the smartwatch

<b>Updated</b> <i>to reflect revised Apple Watch sales estimates. (Thanks, SocialBrian!)</i><p>I remember the moment I realized smartwatches had a chance at being the …

Apple Maps minivan spotted in the wild

Earlier this year, a few eagle-eyed folks in the East Bay region in Northern California noticed unmarked minivans with what looked like an array of cameras and sensors sitting on top of it. It turns out that the vehicles were registered to Apple, which sparked a bunch of speculation that the …

Northern California

Microsoft details Cortana integration with Office 365 in Windows 10 build 10158

One of the big highlights of the new stuff coming along in Windows 10 build 10158 is the addition of Cortana integration in Office 365. In a new blog …

Windows 10

Apple Watch isn’t About ‘Need’, it’s About ‘Want’

The Apple Watch has been out in the wild for about two months now and, as with anything, time has seemingly softened the initial run of harsh …

Smartwatches

A Brand New Nexus Phone Might Launch Sooner Than You Think

Google is widely expected to launch two new Nexus handsets this year, including a 5-inch LG Nexus 5 (2015 edition) and a Huawei phablet. Fans of the …

Byte is a wild new creative tool from the founder of Vine

Build your own dolphin party<p>Dom Hofmann grew up in an earlier era of software development, and spent his youth cobbling together creative projects using the tools of the day. There was Visual Basic for beginner-level programming, Dreamweaver for web publishing, and <i>Mario Paint</i> on the Super Nintendo …