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How Having Three Parents Leads To Disease-Free Kids

A newly approved procedure lets scientists gather DNA from three people, then use it for in vitro fertilization.<p>This summer, government health officials in the United Kingdom made headlines by announcing that they will let scientists create babies with DNA from three different people. The procedure …

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A Brief History of the Airship

From glorified balloons to military vehicles, we look up at the flighty past of dirigibles.<p>From glorified balloons to military vehicles, we look up at the flighty past of dirigibles.

Aviation

Report: Army set to implement partial tattoo ban

New U.S. Army recruits will not be permitted to sport tattoos below their elbows and knees or above their necklines, according to a new report from a military publication.<p>The ban, part of broader new rules on grooming and appearance for soldiers, has been approved by Secretary of the Army John …

In case we’d forgotten, Apple reminds us the 5s and 5c arrive on Friday …

Apple has issued a press release ‘announcing’ that the iPhone 5s and 5c go on sale on Friday. Phew.<p>Apple® today announced that iPhone® 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, will be available to customers on Friday, September 20 at 8:00 …

Apple Offers Legacy Apps for Old iPhones and iPads

9to5Mac<p>When it debuts tomorrow, iOS 7 — the next generation of Apple’s mobile operating system — will support only the iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and …

iPhone 5S gets unboxed early

Both of Apple's new iPhones don't hit stores until Friday, but apparently Christmas comes early in some places.<p>A forum user on Chinese site DGtle (via AppleInsider) has posted unboxing shots of both the silver and gold iPhone 5S models, and has lined up all five colors of the iPhone 5C as …

iPhone

Apple’s iPhone 5s, the A7 Chip, and That 64-Bit Question

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s on Tuesday, the company touted as one of its tentpole features the 64-bit desktop-class processing power of its new …

Even If Someone Chops Off Your Finger They Won't Be Able To Unlock Your iPhone 5S With The Fingerprint Scanner

If someone chops off your finger and then tries to use the fingerprint to unlock the phone, it won't work. The iPhone 5S's fingerprint reader relies on "the living layer of skin under the surface of your finger, using an RF signal," Mary Branscombe at CITEWorld reports.<p>Via: Daring Fireball

Apple looking to hire engineers with solar experience to work on mobile devices

<b>Update:</b> Apple has removed the job listing from its website, but we grabbed a screenshot below.<p>Apple appears to be investigating the use of thin film solar technology for future mobile products with a new job listing on the company’s website looking to hire an engineer with experience in the solar …

Alienware 14 and 17 review: Dell's new gaming laptops are fast, powerful and well-lit

Picking a gaming laptop is a difficult task these days: machines can be found in all shapes and sizes, from pricey thin-and-lights to oversized behemoths. That wide selection is a good thing, allowing buyers to pick and choose the best machine from dozens of manufacturers, possibly even finding a …

Five disappointing things about the iPhone 5S

Is it too soon to start building an iPhone 6 wish list?<p>Because the iPhone 5S, which Apple announced today (along with the cheaper iPhone 5C) to the surprise of no one, represents perhaps the least exciting and most disappointing iPhone update yet.<p>Indeed, just as the iPhone 4S was little more than …

iPhone

iPhone 5S and 5C give a sneak peek inside

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are just days away, and Apple has given us a glimpse inside the new phones.<p>Apple has posted schematics that tell us a …

Apple Stores to show off iPhone 5s Touch ID feature using demo app

One of the cornerstone features of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5s is the Touch ID fingerprint scanning system. The feature allows an iPhone 5s user to unlock their iPhone or authenticate iTunes/App Store/iBooks downloads with the touch of their fingerprint on the device’s Home button. During the …

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

Is sapphire Apple's next product material?

Sapphire has found its way to the iPhone 5S via Apple's Touch ID technology, but a recent patent filing indicates the company might bring the stone to more devices.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application describing a method by which sapphire could be …

iPhone

Walmart offers iPhone 5s for $189, iPhone 5c pre-orders for $79 with two-year contract

Walmart wants you to purchase your new iPhone through its stores. The company has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that it will sell the both the 16GB iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s for $79 and $189, respectively. That's $20 to $10 off the launch day price set by Apple, and while it isn't a massive discount, it is …

Walmart to sell iPhone 5C for $79, iPhone 5S for $189

Consumers looking to pick up either of the two new iPhones can save a bit of cash via Walmart.<p>The company announced Thursday that it will sell the 16GB iPhone 5C for $79, or $20 off the full retail price, and the 16GB iPhone 5S for $189, a savings of $10 off the full price. Those prices require the …

Mobile Technology

Apple Boosts iPhone 5s Battery Capacity by 10%, iPhone 5c by 5% Over iPhone 5

At its media event earlier this week, Apple noted that it had increased the battery capacity of the iPhone 5c relative to the iPhone 5, and the company's tech specs show that users can expect longer for battery life on both the iPhone 5s and 5c for certain tasks.<p>In particular, both new iPhones …

Rescued Manatee Orphan on the Mend at Lowry Park Zoo

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is well-known for its ongoing work rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing sick or injured West Indian Manatees found in …