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Apple AirPods Reviewed: A Musical Delight Spoiled By Awkward Problems

In early September 2017, Apple announced that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus would not come with a 3.5mm headphone jack. Although a lightning port to 3.5mm headphone dongle was supplied in the retail packaging, Apple’s big push was to bluetooth audio and wireless headphones. To accompany that …

Why Are Apple and Microsoft Using Such Old Processors in Their New Computers?

Yesterday, Apple finally revealed a new MacBook Pro, a full 527 days after the last refresh. The Touch Bar was fancy and bright; the gorgeous display …

Editorial: Apple's AirPods, iPhone 7, Series 2 Watch out... journalists

Editorial<p>The September 7 Apple Event raised some troubling questions for many tech journalists and their prewritten narratives. It's almost as if …

Apple A10 Fusion in iPhone 7 family surprises, exceeds pre-release expectations

Apple's A10 Fusion processor found in the new iPhone 7 family is a quad-core chip, but not one like Apple's ever used in any device its ever made …

Apple’s reaction to the Galaxy Note 7 recall was brilliant, and we all missed it

There are two major things happening in the mobile world right now, and they both favor Apple. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are about to launch, …

iPhone 7 Plus teardown confirms bigger 2,900 mAh battery

While most Apple fans around the world are just hoping to get their hands on a new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, our friends over at iFixit have already taken one apart.<p>In their teardown of the iPhone 7 Plus, the repair experts confirm some important details about Apple’s plus-sized next-gen handset — …

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5 Secret Codes That Unlock Hidden iPhone Features

It's time to get to know your phone better.<p>You might think you know everything about your<p>better halfiPhone, but you're wrong. There's a whole world of hidden features that can only be unlocked with secret codes. *GASP*<p>Excited? You should be. Here's what the features actually do.<p>1. Find out exactly …

What you should know about the ending of a US contract some say amounts to 'giving away the internet'

A historic transfer of internet power was scheduled to occur at midnight Saturday.<p>The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers became an autonomous nonprofit after a contract with the US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration expired.<p>Now ICANN …

Google algorithm can caption images with 93.9 % accuracy

Anyone who manages a large image library knows how important keywording and captioning are for categorizing and keeping things searchable. They also …

Somebody just put the new iPhone through a durability test and it's fascinating to watch

There has been a ton of talk about the new iPhone 7 lately. The new update has it’s usually run of new features, but the strangest is definitely …

Is Apple's iPhone Upgrade Plan Right for You?

Dropping at least $700 to get an iPhone 8 is a hefty burden. Thankfully, mobile carriers and Apple have made it easy for iPhone lovers to still get …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall seen as a 'gift' to Apple and its iPhone 7 Plus launch

The timing of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 phablet recall could be a boon for Apple and this Friday's debut of the iPhone 7 Plus, one analyst believes, as …

Eco Sounds Like Minecraft But With Consequences

I’ve been reading about Eco [official site] this morning – a game which is currently in alpha but sounds crazy ambitious and wants to have players …

4 Best Linux Boot Loaders

When you turn on your machine, immediately after POST (Power On Self Test) is completed successfully, the BIOS locates the configured bootable media, …

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