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iOS 9 vs. iOS 8: How to downgrade to Apple’s ‘old’ iOS

Apple just released iOS 9, an operating system that’s supposed to introduce many performance improvements over last year’s iOS 8, including better …

OS X

Court verdict could force Samsung to change phone features

Apple’s recent victory in a Court of Appeal (PDF) related to a four-year-old patent dispute could force Samsung to stop using certain features in its smartphones, reports Bloomberg.<p>The ruling concerns Apple’s patented slide-to-unlock, autocorrect, and quicklinks (which turns information like phone …

Mobile

iPhone 6s: How fast is the new A9 processor?

The iPhone 6s is Apple’s best “S” update in iPhone history, featuring both significantly hardware upgrades and new software improvements. But Apple …

Mobile Technology

Dealing with Panic Attacks During Photo Shoots

This is the story of how I had to deal with a panic attack during a recent three-day photo shoot. Day three… oh day three.<p>With much of the shoot …

The world's fastest human-powered vehicle just topped 85 mph (update: 86!)

It might look like a kayak on its side, but that vehicle above has just broken the human-powered land speed record. The pilot, Todd Reichert, managed 85.71mph in his "Eta" speedbike on Thursday morning, comfortably besting the previous record of 83.13. Reichert is the pilot for team AeroVelo, and …

10 Oktoberfests to Visit If You Can't Make it To Munich

As throngs of thirsty folk head to the halls for Oktoberfest 2015, we round up our favorite Oktoberfests around the country.<p><i>This post originally appeared in 2014 and has been updated.</i><p>Oktoberfest, Fredericksburg, Texas<p>Texas has strong ties to Germany—Texas German, a dialect, is still used amongst …

Command & Conquer's Louis Castle returns to fight again on the RTS front

After a break from real-time strategy, one of the genre's most successful designers is back.<p>Anyone who has ever enjoyed a real-time strategy game can offer some thanks to Louis Castle.<p>He didn't invent the genre, but through games like <i>Dune 2</i> and <i>Command & Conquer</i>, he helped popularize RTSes during PC …

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

Middle East

The Archbishop of Canterbury: Dissolving the Anglican Church to Save It

Justin Welby will reportedly try to preserve the group of churches, shaken by fights over homosexuality, by loosening its ties.<p>Justin Welby was named archbishop of Canterbury with high hopes that he was the man who could save the Anglican Communion. Now it appears he may oversee its breakup—a …

Nextbit Robin: the design story

Phone fans owe a lot to Scott Croyle. In his time as HTC’s design chief, Croyle presided over the creation of the critically acclaimed One series of Android smartphones as well as earlier standout devices like the Windows Phone 8X. He helped evolve smartphone design beyond mere utilitarianism, and …

Amazon finally launches standalone Android video-streaming app

Amazon announced some big news earlier today: Offline access is now available for Prime video subscribers on Android and iOS. However, buried within the main news was something that will surely be welcomed just as much by Android users — they now have a standalone video app.<p>While Amazon first …

Longtime Apple user explains why he ‘hates’ the company now

For more than a decade, <i>Mother Jones</i> political writer Kevin Drum was a loyal Apple user. However, over the years he’s found that the company’s …

Wall Street

Motorola launching preorders for Moto X Pure Edition tomorrow

Motorola's launching preorders for its flagship Moto X Pure Edition beginning tomorrow. A just-posted tweet reveals that this first preorder wave will be open to US customers only; the new flagship Moto X is known as the Moto X Style elsewhere in the world.<p>A previous (and since deleted) tweet …