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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Square Cash Goes Head To Head With Venmo And Google Wallet To Allow Anyone To Send Money Via Email

Square today is formally launching Square Cash, a product that allows anyone to send money to a contact via email. Square initially soft-launched the product to a limited number of users earlier this year but is opening the service more broadly to users with a few tweaks to the initial payments …

Buying an iPhone 5s or 5c in the US? We Crunched the Numbers.

As the four major US carriers get ready to sell Apple’s new iPhones on Friday, we took a look at their respective monthly plans to see how much the handsets cost over the full two years.<p>AT&T and Verizon continue to have fairly traditional monthly plans with a range of choices, while T-Mobile and …

What Geek Could Resist these Smart Christmas Lights?

http://vimeo.com/67982583<p>As fall settles in and the holiday season starts to creep closer, it’ll be time to start thinking about Christmas decorations soon. Right? Okay, you probably want to put that off for a while longer but, what geek could resist the Holiday smart Christmas lights from …

'The Fifth Estate' review: truth is more interesting than fiction

There was a stretch in the mid-1990s when Hollywood suddenly wised up to the fact that the internet was here to stay, and jumped on its emergence as the hook for a series of clunky, awkward “cyber-thrillers.” It was an era that gave us the likes of <i>The Net</i>, <i>Johnny Mnemonic</i>, and <i>Hackers</i>, movies that — …

10 Creative Instagram Users You Could Learn From

Instagram has been a huge part of my daily life. There are tons of great photographers out there who post stunning images on the app that get me really hooked, but what I find more amazing is the fact that some people out there have managed to use Instagram for their purposes in a way that goes …

Top 50 Startups in New York City you need to know about

<i>Courtney Boyd Myers and Erica Berger are the founders of 3460 Miles, a bi-weekly newsletter that connects the New York and London tech, design, and social good communities. Sign up for their newsletter and find them on Twitter and Facebook.</i><p>New York City is chock full of startups shaking up …

Apple's OS X Mavericks Reaches 'Golden Master' Status

Apple’s newest version of OS X has been upgraded to Golden Master status today and released to developers, which means that the company has officially finalized its OS X Mavericks for consumer release later this month, 9to5Mac reports.<p>Developers need to download the latest OS X Mavericks update …

Apple Veterans Reveal Backstage Details of the Original iPhone

The New York Times has published a lengthy feature on the creation of the original iPhone that includes plenty of interesting details from veterans who worked on the project.<p>Plenty of ink has been spilled on exactly how much work went into the device, but the Times’ piece really digs into the …