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Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place …

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[Update: It's back] Google unceremoniously removes the tablet section from official Android website

Google has been doing an impressive job of pretending Android tablets don't exist for the last few years, and now it's done pretending. Google has …

Creating a Lending Market on the Blockchain

In a world drowning in debt, consumers and institutions can borrow and lend against any collateral: Houses, stocks, gold, watches, diamonds, …

Hey Siri: An On-device DNN-powered Voice Trigger for Apple’s Personal Assistant

Understanding Apple: The Triple-A Advantage

On September 12, <b>Apple (AAPL)</b> announced the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus models, and the more radical iPhone X.<p>Obviously, all three models differ in both …

Does Siri sound different today? Here’s why

Did you notice that Siri sounds a little more sprightly today? Apple’s ubiquitous virtual assistant has had a little virtual work done on her virtual vocal cords, and her newly dulcet-ized tones went live today as part of iOS 11. (Check out a few more lesser-known iOS 11 features here.)<p>It turns out …

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iOS 11, thoroughly reviewed

Wide-ranging update is full of changes, but iPad benefits the most.<p>The iPad is having a great year.<p>It started with the $329 iPad back in April, a …

Euro Car Parts

Euro Car Parts, Tamworth. 150,577 likes · 769 talking about this. The UK's largest car & van parts distributor, with over 215 branches across the UK …

What are the best podcasts right now? Here’s our 2017 guide.

Recode’s Kara Swisher, The Verge’s Lauren Goode and 60db’s Liz Gannes share their picks — and then our listeners weigh in.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Kara Swisher and Lauren Goode reprised one of our most popular episodes from last year, a guide to the best podcasts you should …

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‘Apple should pull the plug’: 10 iPhone predictions from 2007

Predicting the future is tough, even for the experts. That’s the only lesson we can learn from looking back at these horribly misguided iPhone predictions that greeted the device at its launch 10 years ago.<p>Before most people had even wrapped their fingers around Apple’s first-gen smartphone, tech …

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iOS 11 will change how you'll use your iPad forever

As simple as possible, but no simpler<p>iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time. It’s ambitious because it’s packed with so many new features and technologies that it will be impossible for me to cover them all here. It’s ambitious because those new features …

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

Samsung’s attempt to boot Galaxy Note 7 bomb mod GTA videos off YouTube blows up in its face

Samsung might know its Galaxy Note 7 devices are defective, but it doesn’t have a sense of humor about the global disaster.<p>After intrepid <i>Grand Theft</i> …

An Exclusive Look at How AI and Machine Learning Work at Apple | Backchannel

<b>On July 30, 2014,</b> Siri had a brain transplant.<p>Three years earlier, Apple had been the first major tech company to integrate a smart assistant into …

Google isn’t safe from Yahoo’s fate

Justin Choi Contributor<p>Justin Choi is the CEO of Nativo.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub<br>• Adtech isn’t dead, it just has a lot of dead weight<p>Yahoo has been beaten up in the press for so long that it’s hard to remember how untouchable the company once …

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5 Moves to Lose Love Handles

Shares 12K<p>Love handles: nobody likes them, nobody wants them. But how do we get rid of them? <b>The following exercises make for a great workout routine</b> …

What's next for Apple?

<i>The following is a script from "Inside Apple" which aired on Dec. 20, 2015. Charlie Rose is the correspondent. Michael Radutzky, Andrew Bast and Glen</i> …

Take a video tour of Apple’s secret design studio

Very few outsiders have been inside Apple’s Industrial Design Studio, the amazingly creative product lab behind the company’s blockbuster hardware.<p>That may change this weekend, when 60 Minutes broadcasts a tour of the design lab. Apple’s lead designer, Jony Ive, gave journalist Charlie Rose a peek …

These Are Apple’s Top 25 Favorite iOS Apps Of The Year

It’s December, and that means a few things:<p>– We’re all going to be pretty tired of Christmas music pretty soon<br>– We’ve yet again managed to complete a trip around the sun without crashing into it. Go team!<br>– It’s time for a massive rush of end-of-year favorite lists.<p>Speaking of which…<p>As they do each …

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Bob Ross tribute shows the joy of painting on iPad Pro

A tribute to late public-television legend Bob Ross shows you the joy of painting on the iPad Pro, and it’s not so much about happy little trees as it is really thinking about those bushes.<p>YouTube user iPhonedo, who may want to rethink his wig choices, gives a Rossian demonstration of basic …

The Right Way to Tuck In Your Shirt

At this point you're probably thinking, "<i>GQ</i>, I've been shoving my shirt into my pants for <i>decades</i>. I am a master tucker. I can tuck with my eyes shut. What could a 71-second video possibly teach me that I don't already know?"<p>Well, we invite you to sit down (or stand up, rather, because that will …

Weighing the options for monitoring your body fat

If you want to lose weight, your Apple Watch can help you sustain healthy habits, but it can’t actually monitor your progress. For that you need to step onto scales.<p>Any scale will measure your weight, but that is only part of the story. Whether you are dieting or bulking up, it is just as important …

Will Apple's New Money-Transfer Idea Leave Visa and MasterCard in the Dust?

It would set a dangerous precedent for the card networks if Apple builds a new payment product that routes money around their pipes.<p>When Apple launched Apple Pay last year, the more progressively minded in the payments industry were disappointed that it decided to work closely with credit card …

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The Dark Web isn't as revolutionary as you'd think

When the United States Naval Research Laboratory began development of The Onion Router (TOR) in the mid-1990’s they meant well.<p>How could they have known it would eventually become a popular habitat for hackers, child pornographers and criminals?<p>The goal was to create a portal where dissidents of …

9 things you can do with the new iPhone 6S that you can't do with the iPhone 6

Although it doesn't look very different than the iPhone 6, there are a few tips, tricks, and shortcuts you can only access if you have Apple's newest iPhone.<p>Here's a look at some of the new features available on the iPhone 6S that make it stand out from the iPhone 6.

Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests.<p>Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the …

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

iOS 9 review

After the radical redesign of iOS 7, which gave us a cleaner, more flexible experience, and the functional revolution of iOS 8, which extended and …

How To: The 55 Coolest New iOS 9 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new …

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