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Apple makes Siri smarter, rolls out software improvements

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is working to make its iPhone and other gadgets smarter, responding to competitors' recent moves by building more …

Apps

Philips will release cheap 4K Google Cast TVs this summer

Polaroid released details on its decently affordable Google Cast TVs earlier this week, and now Philips is showing off its 6000 Series Google Cast Ultra HD TVs. They'll be available in July. The 6000 Series TVs are available in four sizes — 43 inches, 49 inches, 55 inches, and 65 inches — and start …

Google’s iOS app gets a massive speed boost, sports highlights

Google’s official iOS app is getting a massive speed boost. Its latest update cuts down loading times significantly using new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology, and adds sports highlights that are baked into Google Now cards.<p>Google’s app for iPhone and iPad is the only way to access the …

iOS Apps

Apple partners with WWF to launch week-long Earth Day initiative, Apps for Earth

Apple is teaming up with the World Wildlife Fund to raise money for the conservation organization through in-app purchases.<p>Already started, the initiative will last until April 24, during which time users will have access to exclusive in-app content created specifically for the campaign by 24 …

Apple iPhone 7S to Come With New Feature From Unlikely Partner

Apple might be bringing a brand-new technology to next year’s iPhone. And it might have some help from an unlikely partner.<p>Apple (AAPL) has inked a …

A short Leica X-U review

on 23 February, 2016 at 11:55<p>When the Leica X-U was announced, one of the things that was said repeatedly on all the gear forums was ‘they won’t sell …

Take a virtual tour of (half of) Tim Cook’s office

We don’t know if Apple head Tim Cook’s office got a good going-over before ABC News stopped by last night, but we like to think that it’s always that tidy.<p>The CEO appeared on <i>World News Tonight</i> to discuss privacy and the company’s ongoing conflict with the FBI, but it was significant for another …

Apple files official refusal to create ‘GovtOS’

Apple has officially asked a judge to dismiss a court order requiring the company to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone at the FBI’s request.<p>We knew the legal filing was coming, but now we have the actual defenses Apple is using to defend its refusal to create what it calls a “GovtOS” that would let …

Tim Cook meets with Pope Francis during whirlwind tour of Europe

Tim Cook met with Pope Francis today. The 15-minute appointment reportedly took place from 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. local time, as can be seen from viewing the pope’s daily schedule, which describes a meeting between the Holy Father and “Signor Timothy Donald Cook, Amministratore Delegato di Apple.”<p>…

Bug della percentuale della batteria su iOS confermato da Apple

Apple ha recentemente confermato un <b>bug per quanto riguarda la percentuale della batteria</b> su molti modelli di iPhone secondo cui, se si imposta …

Expect the Apple Watch 2 in September, not March

If you’re expecting the second-gen Apple Watch to drop in March, think again. A new report suggests that while we might see new bands and partnerships announced in two months, a revised version of the Apple Watch hardware itself will not be on the table.<p>Techcrunch’s Matthew Panzarino says that he’s …

Esclusiva: Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge trapelate tutte le specifiche e le caratteristiche

TechZoomCon il CES e il MWC in arrivo nei prossimi mesi, stiamo iniziando a sentire molte più notizie sui prossimi smartphone di punta che saranno …

A Glove That Lets You Feel What's Far Below The Water

Sonar for your hands<p>A haptic sonar glove developed by Ph.D. candidates Aisen Carolina Chacin and Takeshi Ozu of the Empowerment Informatics program at Tsukuba University in Japan allows wearers to “feel” objects that are just out of reach in underwater settings. In situations where there’s limited …

Did Steve Jobs know about Apple Watch?

The Apple Watch is the first major product to be launched without any involvement from Steve Jobs, but according to one of his long-time associates, the Apple cofounder was well aware that Jony Ive was working on a timepiece.<p>On Thursday at Glance Conf in San Francisco — the first Apple Watch …

Google's 'Don't be evil' creed disappears as company morphs into Alphabet

Alphabet employees should still 'do the right thing'<p>For Google, with a new parent company comes a new code of conduct, and there's a pretty noticeable change. The search company's famous creed — "don't be evil" — is absent from Alphabet's new code of conduct.<p>The new code of conduct was published on …

Apple II: 1977

Introduced in 1977, the 8-bit computer designed primarily by Steve Wozniak was one of the first successful personal computers.

Apple II

The inside story of how $1 billion Evernote went from Silicon Valley darling to deep trouble

That year, Evernote passed 30 million registered users, brought its total funding to $270 million, and seemed like a sure-fire candidate to hit the public market in the coming years.<p>Fast forward three years, and the tables have turned.<p>Despite reaching 150 million registered users this year, …

Startups

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus Opening Weekend Sales Hit a Record 13 Million

Apple announced this morning that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus has sold more than 13 million units over its opening weekend. The new iPhone went on sale last Friday in the United States, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and the UK.<p>…

Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Researchers say discovery of stains from summertime flows down cliffs and crater walls increases chance of finding life on red planet<p>Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the chances of being home to …

Mars

May 10, Part 2: The Leica APO-Summicron-M 50/2 ASPH review, and a comparison

<i>All non-product images in this review were shot with a Leica M9-P and the 50/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH, with the exception of the one B&W image lower</i> …

Apple TV (4th Gen) unboxing + exclusive in-depth hands-on guide [Video]

Today we’re taking the first really deep look at Apple’s fourth-generation Apple TV, which will hit stores next month. In our exclusive video, we explore the upgraded hardware, the Siri Remote, and dig down into tvOS, the new UI that brings the entire experience to life.<p>Are there surprises? Oh yes. …

Smart TV

Sketchy rumor claims iPhone 8 could rock curved OLED display

According to a rumor that’s sketchier than a rapid drawing done with an Apple Pencil, Apple is “serious” about equipping its 2018-era iPhones with OLED-based curved screens.<p>The South Korean news reports suggests that major Korean display-makers are currently showing off the cutting-edge displays to …

Mobile Technology

Here's what Google's next big Android phones will be called

The Nexus 5X is widely reported to be an updated version of the Nexus 5 smartphone Google introduced back in 2013. LG is said to be the manufacturer behind the 5X, while the Nexus 6P will reportedly be a larger phone similar to the Nexus 6 device Google released nearly one year ago. This phone is …

Android Phones

Apple removes malicious programs after first major attack on app store

Several apps infected by malware dubbed XcodeGhost in first case of large numbers of malicious software making their way past Apple’s defences<p>Apple has had to remove more than 300 malware-infected apps from its app store after a tainted version of its developer tools led to a number of Chinese apps …

Apps

Apple's 200MB initial download limit for Apple TV can be a good thing for gamers if developers adapt

Earlier this week, I discussed why Apple’s move to require developers to support the Apple TV remote in its games was actually a positive move for …

iPad Mini 4 teardown reveals a miniaturized Air 2

We’ve gotten our first look at the guts of the latest Apple hardware thanks to an iPad Mini 4 teardown that’s appeared online, and the new tablet from the Cupertino company is looking really familiar. But we don’t mean that in a bad way.<p>Repair-advise site iFixit has sacrificed one of the devices in …

Apple’s iOS 9 News App Review: Broken News

Apple occasionally introduces new apps to iOS that come preinstalled on every device, and with iOS 9 they've done this again with the introduction of News. As you would expect from the name, News is, or at least tries to be, a one-stop shop for all your news needs. One way to think of News is a …

Why the Apple TV Won’t Replace Your Gaming Console Anytime Soon

Now that Apple's September event is over and I've had a chance to catch a deep breath and take a step back from Apple's infamous "reality distortion" field, I can share some more perspective on Apple's new TV set-top box and what it really means (and doesn't mean) for modern gaming.<p>The folks at …