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Nokia pulls Here Maps from Apple’s App Store, claims iOS 7 changes “harm the user experience”

Nokia’s(s nok) Here Maps app have provided iOS(s aapl) users with an alternative to Apple’s built-in offering, but it looks like fans will need to …

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

"A Plague Of Tics" from NAKED by David Sedaris - an Audiobook excerpt

Audiobook Excerpt of The Last Patriot (UAB) by Brad Thor

Luke Delaney 45 second trailer

WHAT THE DOG KNOWS Audiobook Excerpt

Rivals can imitate Apple's product strategy, but not gold fever

Following the introduction of new iPhones, Apple trotted out its executives for interviews with USA Today and BusinessWeek. What did we learn? Chief aesthetician Jony Ive likes to design cups in his spare time but won't say whether they have handles or not. Well coifed software engineering chief …

Apple's most important introductions: Tim Cook, Craig Federighi, and Jony Ive

Apple's iPhone PR blitz puts the focus on its executive team<p>Two new iPhones arrived in stores this morning, accompanied by the usual fanfare in the press and lines at retail stores around the world. As it has done for decades now, Apple has granted high-profile interviews to a few favored outlets, …

The Top 5 iOS7 Ringtones

<i>by Alan Hanson</i><p>5. Constellation<p>It is twilight. You are living inside of a prism beam. You are slowly falling through a prism beam without worry and …

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The Gold iPhone 5s Is Such A Success, Apple’s Making More To Compensate

The gold iPhone 5s seems to be a hit. After selling out so fast on Apple’s official website that ship times are now in October for all gold models, and the Chinese literally swarming to get their hands on one, Apple is bumping production of the gold iPhone 5s to compensate.<p>According to the <i>Wall</i> …

iPhone

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Mobile Devices

iPhone 5s: meet the geeks and geniuses behind the new Apple devices

Apple has launched its new iPhone 5s and the cheaper iPhone 5c. But who are the engineers and visionaries behind the new technology in these devices?<p>Apple is notoriously protective of its employees and the inner workings of its research and development teams are highly secretive.<p>However, examining …

Welcome @Tim_Cook To Twitter

Tim Cook made a public appearance at the Palo Alto Apple Store this morning for the launch of the iPhone 5s and 5c, and it looks like he may have finally taken to a Twitter account he created back in July to share about the experience in his first tweet ever.<p>No official word from Apple if this is …

Tim Cook

iPhone A7 Chip Benchmarks: Forget the Specs, It Blows Everything Away

We just ran benchmarks on Apple's new iPhone 5S, revealing that, yup, this is the dopest smartphone silicon ever made. This thing freaking churns, …

Why I'm Holding Out for a Gold iPhone

I'm all giggly and giddy because I'm so close to the moment next week when I can plunk down my dollars for an iPhone 5S in shimmering gold. I'm …

Notes From The iPhone Launch: Tim Cook Erases Any Doubt It's His Apple As Record Crowds Embrace Apple's Latest

We won’t know until at least Monday whether the launch of Apple's new iPhones set a sales record, but by all accounts record crowds showed up Friday to get their hands on one. I had the chance to spend a few hours with the waiting throng at one of the company’s newest retail stores, in the Stanford …

Fights erupt at Apple iPhone launch in California

At least two arrests were made in Pasadena when a ploy to get homeless people to queue up for the new iPhones went spectacularly wrong.<p>An overnight campout for the new iPhone became chaotic when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store in California, and a man's plan to hire …

iOS 7 bug lets you call any number from a locked homescreen (video)

You can expect three things every time a new iOS version comes along: fresh aesthetics, features and, by the looks of it, ways to bypass a locked screen. In iOS 7's case, this is the second security flaw unearthed since it's launched: An iPhone user named Karam Daoud recently discovered that you …