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4 Ways to Master Apple's Hidden iPhone Feature

Apple’s iPhones are generally released in one of two ways: Either the handset packs an entirely new hardware design, or it’s the same look and feel …

Mobile Technology

If You Want Unlimited Power, Visit Kickstarter, Pronto!

I don't like to recommend Kickstarter projects too much, because I've been burned and I hate to let others down. But once in a while a project comes along, like the Pebble watch I backed on Kickstarter, that makes it worth it. That was an example of an existing smartwatch firm, with a good design, …

A Poster-Sized Family Tree of Every Apple Product Ever Made

Step right up, fanboys and girls: the relentless data designers at Pop Chart Lab have updated their Insanely Great History of Apple print, and it is …

Genealogy

Why I don't finish most video games

The games are too damn long<p>My friends keep venting to me about the ending of <i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, the new video game set in the Lord of the Rings universe. I can't relate. I never finished it. In fact, I rarely finish any game.<p><i>Shadow of Mordor</i>, for all its flaws, is an excellent adventure, one of the …

U.S. court rules that phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, but fingerprints aren’t

While Touch ID makes sense for most of us as a secure and convenient way to protect our phones, there is one group of people who may want to stick to good old-fashioned passcodes: criminals.<p>A Virginia District Court has ruled that while phone passcodes are protected by the 5th Amendment, which says …

Why Apple Pay is great, and CurrentC sucks, this week on The CultCast

This week: the war on Apple Pay has begun. We’ll tell you why some of the biggest retailers are moving to block it, and all about the ridiculously dumb app they want you to use instead. Plus, our 72-hour review of the iPad Air 2; the FTC sues AT&T for throttling your data; Christian Bale is your …

Apple Pay

Why iPhone 6 Plus Camera Beats iPhone 6

Apple’s latest phones both have excellent cameras, but when it comes to picture quality, the larger iPhone 6 Plus has one extra trick up its sleeve: Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS).<p>You might imagine that this feature is designed to prevent your pictures from coming out shaky and blurry. That’s …

The most successful Kickstarter projects of all time

Crowdfunding website reveals the most successful fund-raisings since launching in the UK two years ago<p>Crowdfunding website Kickstarter was founded in the US in 2009, and launched in the UK in October 2012. In the last two years, £50m has been raised across 4,000 of projects.<p>Here are the most …

How to deal with zip files on your iPhone or iPad

Zip files—that is, single-file bundles that contain multiple items—are incredibly useful tools. On my Mac, I use zip files for all sorts of tasks: …

Apps