Albert Newberry

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What You Pawn I Will Redeem

NOON<p>One day you have a home and the next you don’t, but I’m not going to tell you my particular reasons for being homeless, because it’s my secret story, and Indians have to work hard to keep secrets from hungry white folks.<p>I’m a Spokane Indian boy, an Interior Salish, and my people have lived …

Apple reportedly making push in mobile health

The company is said to be developing an app called Healthbook for iOS 8, and some of Apple's top execs met with the FDA last month.<p>All signs point to Apple aiming to make a splash in mobile medical health.<p>The tech giant's so-called iWatch is said to be deep in development, with a heavy focus on …

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Why you’re wrong about communism: 7 huge misconceptions about it (and capitalism)

Most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is total nonsense. Here’s a clearer picture<p>As the commentary around the recent deaths of Nelson Mandela, Amiri Baraka and Pete Seeger made abundantly clear, most of what Americans think they know about capitalism and communism is …

Opinion: What “three revolutionary devices” will the iWatch be?

When Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone seven years ago last week, he described it as “three revolutionary devices” in one: touchscreen iPod, mobile phone and Internet communicator.<p>The iPhone wasn’t the first touchscreen smartphone. It wasn’t even close: Handspring launched the Treo 180 a full five …

Save Photos As Reminders with Fantastical and Launch Center Pro – MacStories

I recently realized that I wanted a way to quickly save photos or screenshots as todos, and being Fantastical 2 my todo manager (with Reminders) and Launch Center Pro the fastest way to take pictures and upload them to Dropbox, I combined them in two workflows.<p>I made two simple actions that mix the …

Apps

'A Very Old and Terrible Lie': Lone Survivor and Morality in a War Zone

“A true war story is never moral,” wrote author Tim O’Brien in his award-winning 1990 story collection <i>The Things They Carried</i>, based on his …

iPhone 6 Leaks: Has Apple's Next Smartphone Already Been Caught On Camera?

It's January, so that means the inevitable rumour machine has already kicked into gear ahead of Apple's next big smartphone announcement. An …

Samsung opens up about Galaxy S5, new Gear and Galaxy Note with “three-sided display”

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Samsung mobile chief Lee Young Hee has confirmed to Bloomberg that the Korean company will release its Galaxy S5 smartphone …

Samsung leak points to cut-down Galaxy Note 3 'Neo' with six-core CPU

If you like the idea of a big old pen-equipped Samsung handset but don't want to spend a bundle on a Galaxy Note 3, you might soon be in luck. <i>GSM Arena</i> has unearthed a sales document that spells out the specs for an alleged Galaxy Note 3 Neo, which seems to recycle many aspects of last year's Note …

Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

What to Expect from Apple in 2014

As we noted last week, Apple had a relatively quiet 2013. However, this year should turn out to be different, as CEO Tim Cook has reassured employees that the firm has “big plans” for 2014.<p>New product categories?<p>Throughout 2013, Cook hinted publicly about Apple’s plans for new product categories. …

Tim Cook tells employees Apple has ‘big plans’ for 2014 that ‘customers are going to love’

This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a lengthy memo to employees as a reflection of the soon-ending 2013 and the upcoming year of 2014, according to multiple sources. In the letter, Tim Cook discusses people experiencing Apple products this holiday season, the Apple products launched throughout …

Nintendo reminds consumers that the Wii U is a new system

Nintendo's latest advertisement for the Wii U attempts to clarify with consumers that the console is an entirely new system and not just a peripheral upgrade for the Wii, as well as highlighting the system's features and new game releases.<p>The advertisement describes the Wii U console as "an …

Samsung shows just how awkward life can be in its latest Galaxy Gear ad

In Samsung's world, the quickest way to a woman's heart is through your Galaxy Gear smart watch.<p>The tech industry has become well known for its odd, tone-deaf advertisements, and Samsung's latest is no exception. In a new two-and-a-half minute lifestyle ad, two men on a ski lift compete for the …

Google Glass' First Start-Up Innovators | Inc.com

When the first murmurings of Google Glass surfaced, the idea took some time to get used to. But now more and more start-ups have adapted and created new technologies and to fit the interface--and one in particular is on its way to making money from this fresh technology.<p>The New York-based online …

Google Glass

What China's Xiaomi Has Learned From Google And Apple About Smartphones

Once upon a time all Chinese companies were “units” rather than true corporations. They were owned and managed by the government, within a central planning regime that advanced the interests of bureaucrats rather than consumers’.<p>Companies in China’s “official sector” continue to be “units.” But the …

Kanye West Discusses Birth of ‘Yeezus’ Tour, Signing with Adidas, Blow Up with Sway & More

Earlier this week, Kanye West’s “Yeezus” tour pulled into Chicago’s United Center for back-to-back nights. During the return to his hometown, Kanye …

Swiss Bookstore Pokes Fun At Obama With Viral Advertisement

An unusual advertisement apparently promoting a Swiss bookstore has resurfaced online, with Senator Rand Paul amongst those sharing it:<p>While the advertisement has been around for at least a month, it appears to have found a new life online in the past few days after being posted to Reddit. Clearly …

Obama Zings Friends And Foes Alike In Year-End News Conference

It's the season of peace and goodwill, but President Obama may have tested the limits of both with some comments at his end-of-year news conference.<p>Asked if he would negotiate with congressional Republicans about the debt ceiling, Obama said he wouldn't do so over raising the limit, though he was …

Researchers close in on experiments that could solve physics' 'biggest single problem'

The theories of quantum mechanics and general relativity have held up time and again at describing the physics of our universe at a micro and a macro scale, but when it comes to gravity, the two pose a major problem that physicists haven't been able to resolve: for certain interactions, the two …

This Might Be the Most Beautiful Castle in the World

I'm never one to turn down a castle visit. From England's Windsor Castle to Namhansanseong in South Korea, if a travel destination has a royal residence -- currently inhabited or long abandoned -- I'll add it to my to-tour list.<p>But after spending time in Scotland earlier this fall, I think I've …

Scotland

Chipolo Is Another Thing That Lets You Track Lost Items Using Your Smartphone

Slovenia has became a hotbed for hardware startups during the past year and the newest one to come out of this Southeast European country is Chipolo – a simple to use Bluetooth-based item finder for iPhone and Android.<p>Designed and developed by two startups, Geartronik and Nollie Apps, Chipolo is a …

The Intelligent iHome Cometh, If Apple’s Patent Ideas Come True

Home automation has never been easy or cheap, but new patents from Apple hint at a promising future for the tech.<p>Apple has filed a new patent in the U.S. patent office with the nearly incomprehensible name, “System and method of determining location of wireless communication devices/persons for …

Bublcam Is A 360º Camera That Can Stream Immersive, Spherical Video In Real-Time

Meet Bublcam: a 360 degree camera made by Canadian startup Bubl that lets you capture spherical panoramas of what’s going on around you — either as still photographs or spherical video that allows you to swipe around and explore the scene. The camera can even stream video in real-time over Wi-Fi, …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

LG's curved-screen smartphone, the G Flex, can truly flex

LG pledged durability when it announced its curved-screen device, the G Flex, and a new video shows the company may be able to keep its promise.<p>The LG G Flex is different from other smartphones in that its screen curves from top to bottom, in a way that makes it snug nicely around a user's face …

Phones

Why Is It So Important for Eminem to Keep Using the Word “Faggot”?

You already know what I’m going to say, don’t you? Marshall Mathers, 41 this year, gave an interview to <i>Rolling Stone</i> this week, wherein he spoke …

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Introducing Pitchfork Weekly, Our New App

Pitchfork is proud to announce the launch of Pitchfork Weekly, our new app.<p>Compatible with iOS devices, the app will be available in the iTunes App Store in early November. ~~The Android version for tablets and smartphones will be available in early 2014. ~~<b>Update:</b> The Android version has been …