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Apple sold more watches than Rolex, Swatch, and the rest of the Swiss watch industry combined

Apple is one of the biggest watchmakers in the world.<p>How big? Based on newly available statistics, it now seems certain that Apple outsold the entire Swiss watch industry combined last quarter.<p>Yep. The company best known for making iPhones outsold Rolex, Omega, and even Swatch last quarter — …

BMW' xDrive AWD vs Audi's Quattro AWD

It seems as if every car on the market has some sort of all-wheel drive system as an optional extra these days. Back in the ’80s and ’90s, it was …

Audi

How Formula 1 Steering Wheels Have Evolved Since the 1950s

They're not even wheel-shaped anymore.<p>When we talk about Formula 1 cars and how they've changed over the years, we tend to focus on engines. Many fans, for example, miss the V10 and V12 engines from the past. But while the sound they make is definitely lacking, the turbocharged V6 that's currently …

Engines

Competing with the iPhone's specs is harder than it seems

It’s a common fallacy, convenient to Apple, to think that the iPhone maker doesn’t care about specs. Oh, they’re too busy sticking cigarette stubs into people’s ears, those Cupertino types, to mind the nerdy feeds and speeds of their phones. The iPhone is behind the Android curve on almost every …

Everything Apple announced at today's iPhone 7 launch event

Kicking off with a cameo from talk show host James Corden and Pharrell driving Tim Cook to the event, Apple took a straightforward approach to promo’ing its new show: <i>Carpool Karaoke</i>. Cook segued nicely from Corden’s car to the main stage and detailed Apple Music’s new look and its 17 million …

Apple Unveils iPhone 7: Here Are the Top New Features

The new iPhones are here, with Apple calling both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus a "deliberate evolution." The phones are water-resistant, boast …

Mobile Technology

Apple Officially Reveals iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

We already know that it’s water resistant, has stereo speakers, and has a brand new camera (because Apple accidentally tweeted about it earlier …

How to Stop WhatsApp from Giving Facebook Your Number

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app, and like all popular apps, it caught the attention of a much, much bigger fish. Facebook purchased the company a …

Apps

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Volkswagen gives the Beetle a facelift for 2017 - Auto Industry News

/ Volkswagen | August 23, 2016 14:32<p>New R-line version replaces Sport model<p>Volkswagen has introduced a refreshed Beetle with some exterior revisions …

Facelifts

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

Next Year's iPhone Could Have a Major Design Change You've Already Seen

Apple’s next iPhone could come with a major design change.<p>Apple is expected to sell three new iPhones next year, including one with an edge display …

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10 Awesome Food-Themed Instagram Accounts You Need to Follow Immediately

These are our favorite Instagram food accounts, from bloggers to magazines to photographers.<p></head><i>You're already on the internet. Open up a new tab and get to know our favorite food-adjacent brands, accounts, and handles on the web.</i><p>There's nothing we love more than cooking and diving into a great …

San Francisco

5 Weird (But Effective) Ways You Can Conquer Chronic Procrastination

I’ve posted a fair amount of research related to procrastination in the past, let’s round it up so we have a useful list to refer to when willpower …

Procrastination

Brand death: Microsoft will phase out iconic Nokia brand name

Microsoft closed its deal to acquire the mobile and services division of Nokia last fall, and it now appears ready to put Nokia’s iconic mobile brand name out to pasture.<p>The Nokia name dominated a huge chunk of the early history of mobile phones, and its demise will take some getting used to.<p>The …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

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Why is a minute divided into 60 seconds, an hour into 60 minutes, yet there are only 24 hours in a day?

<b>Michael A. Lombardi, a metrologist in the Time and Frequency Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colo., takes</b> …

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Full 2015 Cadillac Escalade Configurator Live, ESV Tops Out at $92,810

While the 2015 Cadillac Escalade SUV’s base price, trim levels, and color options have already been revealed, the new full configurator details pricing for each trim as well as options. The 2015 Escalade Standard 2WD starts at $72,690, while the Escalade ESV Premium 4WD is priced at $86,790.<p>A …

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25 Insane High Heels You Won't Believe Exist

Steve Jobs Rejected The First Medical App In 1977

There’s been a lot of speculation that future Apple products will include health-related apps and biometric sensors. Here’s the story of what <i>might</i> have been the first Apple medical app, except for the fact that in 1977 Steve Jobs had absolutely no interest in going in that direction.<p>George Diamond …

Who was Elisabeth Junek, and why is Bugatti giving her a special Veyron?

Bugatti is in the habit of recalling names from its storied history on the nameplates of its new models. The Veyron, after all, was named after Pierre, one of its most accomplished racing and test drivers. So, too, was the concept that preceded it named after Louis Chiron, another Bugatti racing …

Supersonic Plane Will Have Livestream Of The Outdoors Instead Of Windows

Actual, transparent windows would be too difficult to install on a Mach 1.8 plane.<p>A supersonic passenger jet would be exposed to such extreme forces, it would just be easier for the plane not to have windows. That's why the makers of one proposed Mach 1.8 passenger jet—due out in 2018—have decided …

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter night. Photographer Jay Callaghan shot the beautiful photo (above), on his back deck at 1:45 am as he was looking northeast toward …

After the iPhone 5s launch, it’s time to let the iPhone 6 concepts roll …

The iPhone 6 concepts of course started appearing even before the iPhone 5s was launched, but now that the new handsets are old news, the concept bandwagon is gathering speed.<p>Apple is known to be testing a variety of handset sizes, but has always said a phone should be usable with one hand, which …

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