Israel Marte

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Ex-Apple Employees Reveal How The Company Is So Good At Keeping Secrets

Apple, of course, is famously press shy. It's incredibly difficult to get insider news out of the company, compared to its peers.<p>The former employees range from people who joined the company in its earliest days in the 1970s to those who've dealt with it recently.<p>Perhaps unsurprisingly, many say …

Prototypes

DJs in the mix: with new iPhone app, can Mixcloud do what SoundCloud doesn't?

The DJ-friendly streaming service finally gets a decent mobile experience<p>Music upload and streaming service Mixcloud is releasing a thoroughly restyled version of its iOS app today, seeking to grab some more share of the still-immature market to become the "YouTube of audio." Competitor SoundCloud …

Canon 50D gains video recording through Magic Lantern RAW hack

It may be time to dust off that Canon 50D you purchased back in 2008. The folks behind the Magic Lantern firmware add-on have pulled yet another rabbit out the proverbial hat (or is it lantern?) by enabling RAW video recording on the APS-C-based DSLR. What's even more impressive is that the 50D …

BrandYourself Upgrades Its Online Reputation Tools With A Full-Service Concierge Feature

BrandYourself is expanding its efforts to take on the big names in the online reputation market (particularly Reputation.com) with the launch of a new version of its service.<p>The company started out as a fairly simple self-service tool for trying to improve your presence online, for example by …

HP Just Announced Two Hybrid Tablets That People Might Actually Want

The Hewlett-Packard brand may still be commonplace in homes and offices, but it can’t be described as particularly desirable. That’s starting to change, however, not least with this morning’s announcement of two genuinely enticing hybrid tablets: the 13-inch Split x2 (above) and the 10-inch …

Kumi Yamashita - Fragment,2009 Cast resin, single light source, shadow Permanent Collection of New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe USA

Warner Brothers Sued For Infringing Cat Meme Copyright

Those who live by the sword, die by the sword – sometimes, at any rate – and copyright champion Warner Brothers is now facing litigation itself.<p>The company’s a fast mover when it sees its own copyright infringed, but is now being sued by the inventors of two of the internet’s most famous cat memes, …

SNL mocks Google Glass (because, well, who isn't?)

Somehow, the group of those who feel Google Glass is a touch pointless is growing. Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen and Seth Myers are the latest.<p>When someone tries to shove progress in your face, it can be disconcerting.<p>When someone tries to shove progress <i>on</i> your face, they might not have …

Google Glass

Batgirl confirmed for Injustice: Gods Among Us

The second downloadable fighter coming to DC fighting game <i>Injustice: Gods Among Us</i> is Batgirl, according to the game's official Twitter account.<p>First gameplay footage of Batgirl, who appears to wield a pair of wrist blades, as she appears in <i>Injustice</i> is promised sometime next week.<p>Batgirl's …

AT&T rumored to launch new 'All in One' brand in June as carrier gets serious about prepaid

Next month AT&T will reportedly unveil a new "All in One" prepaid brand, representing the carrier's latest attempt to pull in consumers seeking commitment-free mobile service. According to <i>Fierce Wireless</i>, plans for the June launch are still tentative. Should everything remain on track, All in One's …

New Galaxy S4 ad is out, Samsung makes fun of Apple again

The new Samsung Galaxy S4 ad, called “<i>Grad Pool Party</i>” manages to show off some of the smartphone’s new features, while making fun of the iPhone at the same time.<p>If previous Samsung Galaxy S4 ads were introducing some of the new features, like Sound & Shot, Group Play, and S Translator, or …

Mobile

Wander Launches Days App, Looks To Change Your Perspective Of Photo-Sharing Entirely

You’ve likely heard whispers of a company called Wander in the past year. They nabbed $1.2 million, launched out of TechStars, and have since gone relatively quiet.<p>Until today.<p>Today Wander is launching a mobile app called Days, which aims to change the way you think of photo-sharing on every basic …

Deadpool 2 Trailer Introduces The 'Super Duper Fucking Group' We've Been Waiting For

Movies<p>The latest movie news, casting updates and rumors, trailer sneak peeks, and expert reviews on MTV.<p>Movies<p>We lost one Chris and gained another, …

First Full Clip From Kick-Ass 2 - Heroes vs. Villains

Google Experimenting With Ditching the Black Bar for a New Launcher

There's a new, cleaner Google web interface being tested out there right now, which does away with the black bar in favour of nicking the Chrome OS …

YouTube honors birthday of video recorder with VHS-style videos

Celebrating the 57th birthday of the first commercial videotape recorder, YouTube can display certain videos in the style of "vintage video tapes."<p>Anyone who misses the fuzzy quality of old VHS tapes can take a nostalgic tour courtesy of YouTube.<p>Celebrating the birth of the first commercial …

Videography

Apple to reportedly secure licensing agreements for iRadio next week

We’ve known for a little while that Apple is trying to launch a music streaming service of its own, reportedly called iRadio, that will rival the …

Licensing

Mark Zuckerberg stars in new Facebook Home ad, only to be ignored by his employees

Facebook has released a new commercial with an unusual star — CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The company's "Launch Day" ad, published to the web yesterday, sees Zuckerberg deliver an address to his employees prior to the release of Facebook Home, Facebook's new Android-integrated mobile operating …

Microsoft Adds Pinterest Support to Bing's Image Search, Lets Searchers Pin Image Results Directly to Boards

Microsoft on Friday announced a new partnership with social network Pinterest. Bing’s image search has received a new “Pin to Pinterest” feature, letting users pin image results directly from the search engine to their boards.<p>The company touts the following points for the new integration:<p>Simple and …

T-Mobile Shows Off Its First iPhone Ad On First Day Of Availability

To mark the first day of the iPhone being available on T-Mobile, the latter has released an ad promoting the device, as well as their new ‘Uncarrier’ …