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Apple notifying WWDC 2018 scholarship applicants of award status

Apple’s WWDC is set for June 4. Now, the company has begun notifying scholarship applicants of their award status. While the typical ticket price is $1599, WWDC scholarship winners receive free access to the conference and more.<p>In addition to a free ticket, this year’s winners will enjoy free …

Apple

Tesla Employees Share How Tesla Goes About Things Differently

Whether it’s reinventing windshield glass or engineering superhero robots, Tesla factory workers do things differently. Business Insider sat down …

Tesla

How to adjust text size and enable bold text on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch

Some may argue that the default text size on iOS is too large, while others would say the font is simply too thin to be legible. Luckily, Apple has options for both kinds of people, allowing you to both enlarge or shrink the iOS text size, and bold if need be.<p>Follow along as we guide you through …

Apple Watch

Nubia’s Red Magic smartphone is designed for gaming, down to the glowing LEDs on the back

Finally, a gaming phone with some proper lighting<p>The Red Magic is the new phone from Nubia (a ZTE sub-brand in China), and it’s built for gaming. But you probably didn’t need me to tell you that. The Red Magic is practically screaming “extreme gamer,” with its sharp, hexagonal cutouts for the …

Mobile Technology

Google attempts to get Android messaging right (again) with Chat

As predicted, Android is stepping up its messaging game to be on the same page as Apple's iMessage and Facebook Messenger.<p>Google's launching a new …

Apps

Honor 10 delivers the Huawei P20's funky looks on a budget

So you're yearning after Huawei's P20 phones, but you can't <i>quite</i> justify the outlay to get that nearly-all-screen design and sports car finish. Are you stuck? Thankfully, no: the company has launched the Honor 10, which touts many of the same features in a potentially more affordable design. You …

Mobile Technology

Samsung 'Accidentally' Confirms Galaxy Note 9

There are several reasons to be excited about the Galaxy Note 9. But, following some initial fears, perhaps the most significant has just leaked from Samsung…<p>Uber-leaker Evan Blass has revealed Samsung’s codename for the Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960U) is “Crown”. If ever a codename was designed to exude …

Galaxy Note

Tim Cook: People don't want iOS and MacOS merged

If you've had some kind of fantasy about MacOS features on your iPad, Tim Cook is putting that dream to rest.<p>Despite rumours of allowing developers …

Apps

LG can’t meet Apple’s demand for iPhone OLED displays

Apple’s efforts to diversify its reliance on Samsung as an iPhone display manufacturer has reportedly hit problems. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that efforts to get LG Display’s OLED screens into the iPhone production line have hit manufacturing issues. Apple is reportedly divided on whether LG …

Mobile Technology

Google changes its messaging strategy again: Goodbye to Allo, double down on RCS

Google’s long-and-winding road to figuring out messaging is taking yet another change of direction after the company called time on Allo, its newest chat app launch, in order to double down on its vision to enable an enhanced version of SMS.<p>The company told The Verge that it is “pausing” work on …

Apps

Don't expect Apple to combine macOS and iOS anytime soon

At the end of 2017, <i>Bloomberg</i> reported that Apple will merge its Mac and iOS software codebases. This would enable designers to create a single version that works on both platforms -- and it was rumored to come as early as this year. But the tech giant's CEO Tim Cook denied this, stating that a …

iOS

Apple Stores start going green for Earth Day

Apple Store logos have begun going green in celebration of Earth Day, the annual event intended to show support for environmental protection. While Earth Day doesn’t actually take place until this Sunday, this year — as in previous years — Apple has tweaked the logo on its stores two days early.<p>The …

Apple Store

MUSIC: The Story Behind the Story for Thanksgiving

Remember the awesome days when Apple had GoogleMaps as a stock option? No? Well, those days have not necessarily ended. And even when there are …

Apple might finally allow third-party Apple Watch face support

Code in the latest developer’s build hints at third-party faces<p>Ever since Apple first released the Apple Watch, it hasn’t allowed third-party developers to create and release their own custom faces for the device. That might change, according to code in the latest developer’s build, discovered by</i> …

Apple

HP takes on the iPad Pro with its way cheaper Chromebook x2 convertible

If you’re in the market for a large tablet, you couldn’t do much better than Apple’s excellent – if ridiculously expensive – 12.9-inch iPad Pro. But now, HP has a new contender in the game, in the form of its $599 Chromebook x2.<p>The 12.3-inch convertible device is the second Chrome OS-powered tablet …

IPad Pro

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MUSIC: The Story Behind the Story for Thanksgiving

So, before you guys read up on this review I am going to ask for a small favor. A couple of amazing friends need help in winning a challenge in …

Tech execs call for gun control after YouTube shooting

Major tech executives from the likes of Twitter and Uber have called for gun control following a shooting at YouTube’s California headquarters.<p>Three …

Gun Control

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Self-improvement

Apple CEO Tim Cook just dunked on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is Silicon Valley's punching bag <i>du jour</i> following the Cambridge Analytica crisis, and Apple's CEO just threw an uppercut.<p>Asked what he would …

Social Media

5 Car Gadgets Under $25 You Didn't Know You Needed

These essential, affordable items will give your ride a serious upgrade.<p>Hitting the road is a beautiful thing – be it a cross-country trip where you …

Gear & Gadgets

Massive solar power project will be 100 times larger than any in the world

The world's biggest solar power project is coming to Saudi Arabia.<p>And it comes with a high price tag: around $200 billion. The venture, a partnership …

Renewable Energy

iOS 11.3 arrives with new battery features and more

The first major iOS update of 2018 has finally arrived, bringing a host of new features and improvements to the iPhone and iPad.<p>Apple initially released iOS 11.3 yesterday just for the only available to download on the new 9.7-inch iPad Apple. Now the software update is finally available to all …

App Store

Pandora launches automatically generated personalized playlists

Pandora has announced it is testing personalized playlists with select Pandora Premium users that are automatically generated based on a person’s individual listening habits, as reported by <i>TechCrunch</i>. The playlists will appear over time and auto-populate in up to 60 different categories, like “Your …

Playlist

iPad vs. iPad Pro: Which is right for you?

Apple’s most affordable iPad is now even greater. With a faster A10 processor and support for Apple Pencil, it’s closer to the iPad Pro than it’s ever been. And yet, it’s less than half the price — and even more affordable if you’re a student.<p>So, what’s the difference between them? Is the iPad Pro …

IPad Pro

4 things you can do in Apple Maps that you can't in Google Maps

Flyover and more.<p>After its rocky start years ago, Apple Maps may have been banished to an out-of-the-way folder on your iPhone -- or deleted altogether -- while Google Maps occupies a coveted spot on your home screen. Google Maps remains my iPhone navigation app of choice, but Apple Maps isn't …

Maps

Report: Apple Watch 4 to get a larger screen and longer battery life

As we edge past the first quarter of 2018, KGI Securities is firing up the Apple rumor mill with info about the company’s next smartwatch.<p>The fourth-generation wearable is said to feature a display that’s 15 percent larger than the ones on existing models, which are available in 38mm and 42mm …

Smartwatches

Waze officially launches its ad program for small businesses

With the launch of Waze Local, Google-owned navigation app Waze is offering small businesses a way to market themselves to consumers on the road.<p>Waze has allowed larger brands to buy ads for years, and it’s been beta testing Waze Local since 2016.<p>“It’s been a gradual strategy,” said Matt Phillips, …

Small Business

Facebook responds to privacy crisis by making privacy tools easier to find

Facebook adjusted its privacy settings page today, following the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data scandal. Most obviously, the privacy settings page now features shortcuts with images to make it easier to navigate, particularly on mobile. Users can enable two-factor authentication, control what …

Privacy

MUSIC: The Story Behind the Story for Thanksgiving

Some people say "if it's free, who cares?" However, today "free" is too high a price for some costs we have in the day and age of DATA.<p>We have found …