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Access the Scientific Calculator & Programmer Calculator in Mac OS X

The Mac Calculator app may appear somewhat limited at first glance, but there are actually two other calculator modes contained within the app; a …

John Gruber: Apple Invented USB Type C

During its Spring Forward Apple media event, Apple announced that the new 12-inch MacBook would adopt the new USB standard USB Type C, which is a multifaceted port that can do multiple things like video and charging. In the newest episode of his podcast <i>The Talk Show</i>, John Gruber mentioned that …

The Secret To Insane Productivity? Will Power

<i>Omer Perchik is the founder of Any.do, a suite of life management apps for helping the modern individual get things done at work, in life, and with family. He’s also a productivity expert exploring the new behaviors of productive people through personal technologies. You can find him on twitter</i> …

Woz: No, Apple was not started in a garage

If you didn't start your company in a garage, it can't be much of a company, can it?<p>After all, a fine modern company needs a legend of bootstrapped pain, dripping roofs and hordes of chilly engineers huddled in a place only big enough for a Honda Legend.<p>Sometimes, though, that's what these stories …

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Lawyers say iPods deleted songs not purchased from Apple

Songs on iPods not purchased through Apple mysteriously disappeared on some devices, say consumer advocate lawyers in the current suit against the …

Sketchy Rumor Claims Apple Planning New 4-Inch iPhone for 2015

Apple is reportedly planning to expand its 2015 iPhone lineup to include a new 4-inch model, according to Asian sources [Google Translate] cited by <i>G for Games</i>. The smaller form factor would bring back the ease of one-hand usage that was lost when Apple introduced its larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

Themeboard is a Fully Themeable Keyboard For iOS

Over the last few weeks there has been a bunch of great new iOS keyboards, like Crimson and Emojimo, but every now and then there’s another fresh idea that catches my eye.<p>Themeboard for iOS is a new keyboard that is entirely themeable; designers can make their themes available for in-app purchase …

Steve Wozniak Discusses Apple's Early Days and Working with Steve Jobs

In a brief interview with <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> as part of highlighting Apple's #10 ranking on the magazine's list of "The 85 Most Disruptive Ideas in Our History", Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses a handful of topics related to the company, mostly relating to Apple's early days. Among the …

Apple Deleted iPod Owners' Songs Downloaded From Competing Music Services Between 2007 and 2009

Between 2007 and 2009, Apple stealthily deleted content that iPod owners had downloaded from rival music services, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The information came to light during an ongoing class action iPod lawsuit that Apple is fighting in court this week, where the Cupertino company is …

Hackers locking iPhones, demanding ransoms

A large number of people, mostly located in Australia, are reporting they have come under an unexplained attack that holds their iPhones and iPads hostage and demands they pay a $100 ransom.<p>The attack appears to work by compromising iCloud accounts associated with the disabled devices, according to …

iPhone 6, future iPads said to get Touch ID

A fresh research note from KGI Securities says all future iPhones and iPads will get Touch ID.<p>Apple is planning to put Touch ID in "every non-iPod iOS device launched this year," including both iPhone 6 versions, the second-gen iPad Air and an updated iPad Mini with Retina display, KGI Securities …

Apple wins patents on Game Center, iPhone Burst Mode

Apple's patent war chest has grown ever larger with a boatload of new intellectual property granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Monday.<p>In total, Apple was granted 59 patents on Monday, according to Patently Apple, which keeps track of the company's patent filings. Two patents …

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HTC One mini 2 review: average by design

The HTC One is a smartphone you can fall in love with. It presents an irresistible mix of sculpted contours, gorgeous display, and fast performance. When the list of best Android phones for 2014 is drawn up, the One will be at or near the top. But the One is also expensive — a premium device at a …

Apple reportedly working on smart home features for iPhone

Your iPhone could soon become the key to your smart home. Apple is apparently preparing to step into home automation in a big way, unveiling software that will allow an iPhone to control home lighting, security systems, and other appliances at its Worldwide Developer Conference on June 2nd, …

Flipkart Raises $210M In New Funding From DST Global And Returning Investors

Flipkart, India’s largest e-commerce company, announced today that it has raised $210 million in a new funding round led by DST Global, with returning investors Tiger Global, Naspers, and Iconiq Capital also participating. The announcement comes on the heels of last week’s news that Flipkart will …

The iPhone Is Still The Best Smartphone

I see a lot of phones in my work here at TechCrunch, and I’m genuinely impressed with where the average level of quality is at compared to where it was even just five years ago. I’ve seen Android mature so much in that time that it’s amazing – but for all the work Android OEMs have done in terms of …

Apple Said To Be Prepping Smart Home Software Platform For WWDC Reveal

Apple is going to make a big play in the connected smart home space, according to a new report from the Financial Times. The company is planning a platform that would turn its iOS devices, including the iPhone, to control their smart home devices, doing things like controlling lights, security …

Notifyr Lets You Receive iOS Notifications on Your Mac – MacStories

Developed by Joost van Dijk, Notifyr is a handy utility that lets you receive iOS notifications on your Mac using Bluetooth Low Energy. I've been trying the app with my iPhone 5s and mid-2011 MacBook Air since yesterday, and it does indeed work as advertised, mirroring notification banners from any …

Facebook Adding Audio Recognition Feature – MacStories

Ellis Hamburger, writing for The Verge about Facebook's “audio recognition”, an upcoming feature to tag music and TV shows when posting to the service with the Facebook app:<p>Facebook’s implementation, in fact, only works in the US for now, can recognize only 160 TV channels, struggles to recognize …

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milestone momentCentre Clears Decks For Indu Malhotra to be First Woman Lawyer Elevated Directly as SC Judge<p>midas touch<p>MS Dhoni Finishes Game With a …

Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from one iPhone to the next. …

Nadella outran better-known candidates for Microsoft CEO

<b>New York/Seattle:</b> The race to determine the next head of Microsoft Corp looks to have ended where it began, with the software giant poised to take …

Apple, US clash in court over e-books antitrust monitor

<b>New York:</b> Apple Inc urged a federal appeals court on Tuesday to put a court-appointed antitrust monitor on hold, arguing that his efforts were …

Facebook may launch 'Slingshot' Snapchat competitor this month

Facebook could be gearing up to introduce a Snapchat-like video message tool later this month, according to a <i>Financial Times</i> report. The app, known to staffers as 'Slingshot,' would enable users to send short video messages, and it would likely not be integrated with the social site's other …

Gmail Becomes the First Android App to Hit 1 Billion Downloads

The Gmail for Android app has reached a massive 1 billion download milestone on Google Play last week, the first app to have done so.<p>To be specific …

Samsung Unveils 1.5TB Wireless Media Streaming Drive With Built-In Battery

Samsung has teamed-up with Seagate to introduced a 1.5TB wireless media drive that lets users store their media content and stream it to different …

Moto E has latest Android KitKat, low price

Motorola's latest cheap phone brings a 4.3-inch display to the party, as well as cutting-edge Android. Find everything you need to know in our hands-on video.

BlackBerry opens up, allows other companies to manage BB10 devices

BlackBerry took another step in tearing down its walled garden on Tuesday after announcing that it would let other companies manage its BlackBerry 10 smartphones.<p>Traditionally, company IT departments that wanted to remotely manage their employees' BlackBerrys needed a BlackBerry Enterprise Server, …

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