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1. The Galaxy S6 Edge (left) steals the limelight from the S6 with its curved display which adds command shortcuts and can display snapshots of information

1. The Galaxy S6 Edge (left) steals the limelight from the S6 with its curved display which adds command shortcuts and can display snapshots of information

US Job Creation Does Not Herald An Immediate Rise In Rates

The resilience of the United States economy was in excellent evidence today as it overcame any impact of what has been a harsh winter season. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that during February the economy added 295,000 new jobs in the non-farm sector. This the 12th consecutive month that …

Samsung Will Be "Slaughtered" In 5 years

In a revealing interview with Business Insider, CEO of Cyanogen Kirt McMaster, argues that the current Samsung and Apple duopoly will be “slaughtered” in the next five years by smaller OEMs.<p>Cyanogen is partnering up with Qualcomm – one of the world’s biggest chips-makers – to ship its CyanogenMod …

Chains That Opened More Than 100 Restaurants

In some neighborhoods, it's easy to feel like there's already a fast-food joint on every corner in America. But a few popular brands are still finding room to grow. In its annual rankings of the top 50 largest fast-food chains in America, trade publication <i>QSR Magazine</i> found only nine chains added …

Everything We Think The Apple Watch Can Do

The Apple Watch is one of the more intriguing pieces of hardware to come out of Cupertino for some time. It was long-awaited, and at first glance, …

Smartwatches

What to expect from Apple’s ‘Spring Forward’ Watch event

Apple’s March 9 “Spring Forward” event is just around the corner, and its tagline can only mean one thing: Apple Watch news galore.<p>Scheduled for the day after daylight saving time kicks in, we expect Apple to shower us with details about the upcoming wearable, including pricing and availability. …

Catch our Spring Forward event hopes and expectations on this week’s CultCast

It’s <i>time</i>… for our Apple Watch desires to be fulfilled. With the big day coming March 9th, catch our Spring Forward event expectations, all that we know about the Apple Watch thus far, and our expectations for other Apple hardware announcements. Plus: why Apple watch will replace your keys; Apple …

Apple Watch

Jony Ive dishes on what it was like to design Apple Watch

If Jony Ive sometimes missed out on getting his rightful credit while Steve Jobs was steering the ship at Apple, that same accusation can’t be made today. Following on from the recent superb <i>New Yorker</i> profile about Ive and the Apple Watch, Apple’s superstar design guru is the recipient of another …

Why Apple joining the Dow Jones is a big deal

On March 19, the world’s most valuable company will join the world’s top stock index.<p>In a feat of great irony, Apple is replacing none other than AT&T on the Dow Jones Industrial Average this month. And even if you don’t care about the stock market, for Apple it’s a big deal.<p>While already the most …

Apple will kill free music with Beats revamp

Apple will supposedly unveil a big redesign of Beats Music in June, but if you are hoping it will come with a free, ad-supported tier, you’re going to be out of luck.<p>Apple wants to help music labels kill free music streaming by inking deals that will give subscribers exclusive access to albums …

Here's what to expect from Apple's March 9 event

The Apple Watch takes center stage<p><b>Ren</b>: Though there are plenty of things in Apple's pipeline, this event screams "Apple Watch" to me — and it would …

6 things to expect from Apple’s Watch event today

Here's the big question: we know that the Apple Watch will be available starting at $349, but how much higher will it go?<p><b>Update:</b> Read our review of Apple Watch.<p>It seems like a very safe assumption that $349 will get you the Apple Watch Sport. With its aluminum body and synthetic rubber strap, it's …

Smartwatches

Why Apple Watch apps should be usable in 10 seconds or less

As Apple reportedly prepares developers to ready the first batch of Apple Watch apps, the company is setting a guideline: Try to keep your app usable …

Smartwatches