Chandler Myron

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Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Apple confirms Apple Store iPhone trade-in program has launched today

In line with our reports from earlier this week, Apple has announced that its Apple Store iPhone trade-in-program has launched today. The confirmation comes by way of comment to CNBC.<p>The trade-in-program is officially called the “iPhone Reuse and Recycling Program” and it is available in Apple …

Pressy: the one-button Android controller so cool it was Kickstarted in under a day

If Kickstarter had a 24-hour funders club, Pebble and the Bolex Camera would be welcoming Pressy today. In under a day, the multifunction Android controller has more than doubled its $40,000 goal (raising $108,435 from 4,889 backers as of this writing) and with 45 days left to go, the numbers keep …

Guns, lasers, and rails: Lionel's first iPad game tries to breathe life into a century-old hobby

Can tower defense create a new generation of locomotive lovers?<p>Lionel has been making and selling model trains since 1900, and recently the company decided to do something different to rejuvenate the brand — release an iPad game. <i>Battle Train</i> is a game where you strap guns to your locomotive in …

Ashton Kutcher on “Jobs”: “I Loved a Man I Never Knew”

There’s no question that the always likable Ashton Kutcher is very earnest about his new movie, “Jobs,” in which he plays Apple legend Steve Jobs. …

Silicon Valley

Move Over, Rihanna. Meet PewDiePie, YouTube’s Biggest Star.

You probably haven’t heard of PewDiePie. But your kids probably have.<p>The 23-year-old YouTube star is a “gamecaster,” which means he makes videos of …

Internet

Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus shipping), sends out a monthly package of geeky goodies. Partners so far for the fledgling service …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

SpaceX's Reusable Rocket Hits Another Milestone

Yesterday, SpaceX hit another milestone in its ongoing research effort to build a reusable rocket. That rocket, dubbed “Grasshopper,” has so far had several successful tests, with each successive test putting the rocket further and further up in the air, then returning safely to Earth.<p>The test …

The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

HackRF, a Kickstarter project promising the holy grail of wireless radios

Listen up wireless nerds, a Kickstarter project called HackRF is promising to take the revolutions that Moore’s Law has brought to servers and …

Apple Acquires Low-Energy Chipmaker Passif, Could Boost Passive Communication Efforts

Apple has recently bought Passif, a Silicon Valley-based low-energy chipmaker, according to a new report from Jessica Lessin and confirmed by Apple. The company works on communication chips that practically sip power, and offer up radio communication using tech like Bluetooth Low Energy, which is …

iOS 7 Will Immunize iPhones From Bogus Charger Attacks

Ars Technica<p>Apple has patched an obscure vulnerability in its iOS operating system that could have allowed a malicious hacker to install malware on …

Operating Systems

Samsung develops 'world's fastest' embedded memory, first with eMMC 5.0

The evolution of mobile memory chips keeps moving faster, if Samsung's progress is any indication. Not eight months since churning out those speedy eMMC 4.5 chips, and the company's next version of NAND is already here. Indeed, the South Korean company says it's now in mass production of what it …

Apple Developer Center back up and running after security intrusion

More than a week after pulling its Developer Center offline following an attempted security breach, Apple has brought the portal back online this afternoon. The company promised a complete overhaul of its developer systems after the intrusion last Thursday, which Apple publicly reported after days …

Google+ Local for iOS will be pulled on August 7th after being integrated into Google Maps

Google+ Local for iOS, Google’s mobile search and discovery app, will cease to exist on August 7th, just over one year after it made its appearance on iPads and iPhones.<p>According to an email from the Mountview company (h/t Engadget), Google+ Local for iOS will no longer be available as a standalone …

Intel to Supply Apple with Special High-End Haswell Processors for MacBook Pro

According to <i>SemiAccurate</i>, Intel will provide Apple with an ultra-high performance version of its Haswell for Apple's upcoming MacBook Pros. The report claims that the chips will include a special version of Intel's highest-end GT3e (Iris Pro 5200) integrated graphics.<p>Apple has requested a special …

'Inside' vs. 'outside' headphones: What's the difference?

The Velodyne vPulse is one of the best pair of $99 headphones I've ever listened to on the NYC subway, but it's not one I use at home or in any quiet space. Why's that?<p>The vPulse's overly generous bass turns me off at home, but it sounds perfectly balanced on trains, buses, cars, or planes. What …