Alaan Ahmed

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Early Measures Show Massive iOS 7 Adoption on Day One

It took some iPhone owners a while to get it, but a ton of Apple users downloaded iOS 7 on Wednesday — the first day it was available.<p>A study from …

With a New Mobile App, Can PayPal Be All Things to All Shoppers?

PayPal is unveiling a new version of its mobile app today, available on Apple iPhones and Google Android devices.<p>Some core functions are staying the …

Why I Love the Upper East Side

I’ll just say it: I love the Upper East Side.<p>I’ve heard grumbles and witnessed eye-rolls from people who see it as the land of <i>Gossip Girl</i> and old-money families — and those who think the far East Side is for recent college grads sharing studio apartments.<p>While there’s truth to every stereotype, the …

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

What Apple's Flat iOS 7 Design Will Look Like — When It Gets Here

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The latest design for Apple's mobile operating system might not be ready in time for the World Wide …

Five ways Apple has lost its bite

The breathtaking expansion of the world's most successful technology company has skidded to a halt. Tonight Apple is expected to post its worst …

Twitter will reportedly launch new music app on Friday following We Are Hunted acquisition

Twitter has been expanding its reach over the last year, and it's now moving into music: the company has just confirmed that it's acquired the team behind music discovery site We Are Hunted. The move was rumored by <i>CNET</i> last month and bolstered after We Are Hunted was taken offline; now, the team …

Twitter's #Music app: from rumor to launch

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Twitter's #Music app: from rumor to launch<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Twitter has launched its own music discovery service, titled #Music. Rumors of "Twitter Music" first broke in March, when <i>CNET</i> reported that Twitter had acquired the team behind …

Pebble Watchface SDK Now Available, Let’s See What This Smart Watch Can Do

Pebble has officially released its SDK, after promising to deliver it during the second week of April. This qualifies, if only just, and arrives alongside firmware update version 1.1 for PebbleOS. The new software update for the hardware brings support for custom watch faces built using the SDK, as …

Future iPhone Displays Could Use Sapphire Crystal Instead of Glass

- Apr 12, 2013<p>While Apple’s designs always get high marks for pure aesthetic value, the company has often been criticized over the durability of …

Does Apple need a hybrid MacBook?

Windows 8 hybrids are out in force. Should Apple join the fray or just stay away?<p>An Apple patent, which came to light this week, proposes a convertible laptop featuring -- in certain configurations -- a touch-capable detachable display and a base station with a keyboard. Both can wirelessly …

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Facebook Home And The Promise Of Android

If you’re an iPhone user, you might be feeling a little left behind, because Facebook launched an application called Facebook Home, touted by CEO Mark Zuckerberg as the “next version of Facebook.” In fact, you might be feeling this way if you’re an Android user, too. For now, only a handful of …

How Yoga Can Relieve Your Allergies

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A brief history of the condom

Bill Gates is the latest to try to develop a new prophylactic, but who was the first?<p>Bill Gates has already put some of his money toward building a better toilet, and now he’s turning his attention to another kind of bodily function. The Microsoft billionaire is putting up money through the Bill …

The Week Everyone Became Magazine Makers

Inside Flipboard / March 29, 2013<p>It’s been an epic week here at Flipboard HQ, in sunny Palo Alto, California. The team had been working long and hard …

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