Cameron Gross

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Why Tim Cook Wants Apple To Make An iWatch

Specifically, it says that "Mr. Cook appears to be interested in the smartwatch's broader implications — for instance, that a watch might monitor heart rate and other vital measures, thus improving health and limiting doctor visits, according to these people."<p>An iWatch with health monitoring …

5 Companies Building Keyboards for iOS 8

Following all the hullabaloo at WWDC this week, with OS X Yosemite, iCloud Drive, iOS 8, HealthKit, HomeKit, and a brand new programming language unveiled, you could have been excused for glazing over this tantalizing tidbit: third-party keyboards are coming to iOS.<p>Just as potential car-buyers may …

Alleged iPhone 6 Rear Shell Shown From Multiple Angles in New Photos

Back in late May, a single photo of an alleged rear shell from the iPhone 6 surfaced, showing what appeared to be a thin metal part with cutouts on the rear for not only the camera, microphone, and flash, but also the iconic Apple logo.<p>A new photo set shared by <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i> [Google Translate] now …

Check out iOS 8’s Time-lapse camera mode in action (Video)

As shown in our recent top hidden features article, iOS 8 has a new built-in time-lapse camera mode. This feature will allow you to explore the world of time-lapse photography and capture stunning visuals. This is definitely a nifty little feature, but thanks to a new video posted by YouTuber …

The secret behind Apple’s design excellence is a simple one, says former senior designer & UX specialist

The secret behind Apple’s design excellence is a simple one, says former senior designer and user experience specialist Mark Kawano in an interview with Fast Company: it’s not just something left to the designers.<p>It’s actually the engineering culture, and the way the organization is structured to …

Apple expands cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c availability to India

After introducing the iPhone 5c last fall in 16GB and 32GB variants at launch, Apple later added a cheaper and admittedly space-constrained version in a number of non-US markets around the globe. Apple’s position on the device’s purpose was that it offers a more attractive price while still …

Crystal Baller: Leaked iPhone 6 parts and other ridiculous Apple rumors

[avocado-gallery ids=”280732,280734,265839,253419,280735,280733″]<p>We get slammed 24/7 with new Apple rumors. Some are accurate, most are not. To give you a clue about what’s really coming out of Cupertino in the future, we’re busting out our rumor debunker each week to blow up the nonsense.

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The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

Here's Why I Think Apple Might Be Buying Beats, and Some Other Things I Think They Should Do

Some thoughts from a Business Insider interview.<p><i>Earlier today, Business Insider did an interview with Kara Swisher and me about our new website and conference. As part of the discussion, Jay Yarow asked me about Apple and its rumored purchase of Beats, the headphones and online music company.</i><p>It …

HTC One mini 2 review: average by design

The HTC One is a smartphone you can fall in love with. It presents an irresistible mix of sculpted contours, gorgeous display, and fast performance. When the list of best Android phones for 2014 is drawn up, the One will be at or near the top. But the One is also expensive — a premium device at a …

Report: Apple Planning 'Smart Home' System Debut at WWDC

Apple is planning to introduce a smart home concept at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, according to a report.<p><i>The Financial Times</i> says …

Motorola's smartphones can now alert your close contacts in an emergency

You'll usually want to call emergency services if you're in truly dire straits, but the odds are that your friends and family also want to know if you need help. How do you reach them quickly? If you pick up the Moto E or Moto G LTE, you'll have Motorola Alert at your disposal. The new app lets you …

2 Dead After Hot-Air Balloon Crashes in Virginia, 1 Still Missing

<i>UPDATE - May 10, 1:30 p.m. ET: A second body from the hot-air balloon crash was recovered on Saturday at approximately 11 a.m. ET, Virginia State</i> …

Eurotunnel: The Next 20 Years

President François Mitterand countered with a courteous nod to Britain's help in two world wars.<p>A centuries-old dream of connecting Britain to France was formally realised on May 6th 1994 with the opening of Eurotunnel under the English Channel, la Manche.<p>But the project, so inspiring on the …

Ukraine warns of 'abyss' as rebel east approaches self-rule vote | Reuters

MARIUPOL/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian leader Oleksander Turchinov warned pro-Russian eastern regions they would be stepping into the abyss if they voted for self-rule on Sunday in a referendum that has raised Western fears of a slide to full civil war.<p>Barricades of tires and scrap metal …

Google Glass faithful are coming to your town

In attempt to prove the high-tech specs normal, the Glassholy are gathering Saturday for nationwide "Glass Night Out" events.<p>If you go out on the streets tonight, you may get a big surprise.<p>For the oppressed, the put upon, the downtrodden are marshaling their forces in an attempt to change the …

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Physical iPhone 6 Mockup Compared to Galaxy S5 in New Images

Earlier this week Italian site <i>Macitynet</i> shared images of a high-quality physical mockup of the iPhone 6, based on earlier design drawings and renderings. The site has now shared [Google Translation] a new series photos comparing that mockup to a Samsung Galaxy S5 display model, showing how Apple's …

Apple buys LuxVue for its low-power, micro-LED display tech

Apple may soon tap micro-LEDs for its next generation of devices.<p>Apple tacitly confirmed its purchase of LuxVue, a low-power, micro-LED display maker, in a statement today, following a TechCrunch report about the acquisition.<p>“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we …

Samsung blurs the line between phone and camera (again) with the Galaxy K zoom

Last year, Samsung tried something a little kooky: it made a mash-up of a middling smartphone and a solid point-and-shoot camera (you know, the kind smartphones have nearly driven to extinction). The resulting chimaera was called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and it was... not great. To absolutely no one's …

HTC One Mini 2 won’t have the HTC One M8 depth-sensing camera

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: HTC<p>A smaller version of the HTC One M8 dubbed the One Mini 2 is reportedly in the works and won’t have the unique …

Apple 'hires top medical experts'

Apple is reported to have hired a team of medical experts, fueling speculation about the company's future moves into healthcare software<p>Apple is said to have hired a team of senior medical technology experts who may be working on projects surrounding the much-rumoured iWatch.<p>Over the past year, …

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A Discussion on Material Choices in Mobile

Within the past four years, the smartphone market has changed drastically. Displays have dramatically increased in quality. Battery life has …

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Apple plans 'enormous' iPhone push this week -- report

The company will contact customers eligible to upgrade to an iPhone 5C or iPhone 5S to push new sales.<p>Apple will make a push to sell more iPhones just weeks before its Worldwide Developers Conference, a new report says.<p>Starting May 8, Apple will contact customers around the globe via e-mail to …

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What Android and iOS Can Learn From Each Other

Patent fights and marketing hype aside, each of the two leading smartphone operating systems has some key features the other would do well to adopt -- for the benefit of consumers.<p>Yet another patent trial pitting Apple against Samsung, the biggest maker of Google’s Android phones, has come and …

Pegatron Reportedly Receives 15% of 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Orders Ahead of September Launch

According to a new report from Taiwan's <i>Industrial and Commercial Times</i> (Google Translate, via <i>Mac Otakara</i>), Apple supplier Pegatron has received 15% of the orders for Apple's upcoming 4.7-inch iPhone 6 ahead of the device's launch this September. The report also notes that Pegatron will produce a …

Why iOS vs. Android no longer matters

It's supposed to be the greatest rivalry in modern technology, but when I switched from Apple to Android, I noticed a distinct lack of drama.<p>I know my way around the iPhone as well as I know my own living room. In fact, I know it a little better than my living room, since for the last few years …

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4 Ways Google Can Help Indie Android App Developers Get Noticed

<i>Guest author Robert Weber is the co-founder and senior vice president of business development at NativeX.</i><p>Google recently introduced an important new rule prohibiting deceptive promotion of apps on Google Play. It is good that Google is clamping down on spammy advertising. However, the new …

Galaxy S5 Dx (Mini) spotted on Samsung’s UK site?

Take this report with a grain of salt, because, while it comes from the highly reliable <i>@evleaks</i>, its actual source is a poor quality screenshot the leaker received as a tip.<p>So, what are we looking at here? Judging from the URL in the screenshot (assuming it wasn’t tampered with), the device in …

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CyanogenMod 11 nightly builds for HTC One (M8) coming from today

The CyanogenMod team just announced the release of nightly CM 11 builds for the critically acclaimed HTC One (M8).<p>The device will bear the M8 codename and builds will be available for the GSM, Verizon, and Sprint versions. If you aren’t sure what version you own, you can run a simple ADB command to …

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