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White Woman Facing Charges for Lunging at and Striking Pregnant Black Servicewoman at Georgia Restaurant

A 71-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly attacked a pregnant black servicewoman over a confrontation about a parking space.<p>Cellphone …

Crime

Here’s How to Use Long Exposures During the Day for Epic Landscape Photographs (VIDEO)

Some photographers are under the misconception that slow shutter speeds are only required when shooting at night or under less-than-ideal lighting …

How to switch from Chrome to Firefox Quantum in under 2 minutes

Having used Chrome for ages, I’ve gotten used to the browser’s sluggish performance and gluttony for system memory, and I’ve a feeling I’m not alone.<p>With the launch of Firefox Quantum, we can finally break free from those shackles: the latest version of Mozilla’s browser uses an all-new CSS engine …

What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film.<p>But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many …

Guns

Apple's iPhone 8 comes in gold, but everyone's calling it pink

The new iPhone 8 color looks pretty pink, even if Apple isn't calling it that.<p>The latest handsets were revealed Tuesday at the Apple event at company …

IPhone 8

Beyond the Anthem: Inside NFL Locker Rooms on Trump, Kap, Charlottesville & Race

Like many men across many NFL locker rooms, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith recently found himself traveling back in time. This is what happens to many players in the age of Colin Kaepernick, Donald Trump and the events of Charlottesville.<p>In Smith's case, his mind took him to middle …

NFL

Streamline your Mac workflow, master iOS 11 and more [Week’s Best Deals]

Fall has finally arrived, but the Cult of Mac Store is staying warm with a fresh shipment of hot new deals. This week, we’ve got a comprehensive bundle of iOS 11 courses that’s yours for whatever you want to pay. Plus, we’ve got a 1080p snaking camera, a tool for streamlined file sharing, and an …

IOS 11

Fine Art: There's A Little Blizzard In This iOS Game

Brian Huang spent five years as a cinematic concept artist at Blizzard, where he got to work on games such as <i>StarCraft 2</i>, <i>World of Warcraft</i> and <i>Titan</i>, …

Art

Benchmark tests show new iPad Pro models outperform MacBook Pro in some CPU & GPU tasks

Apple earlier this month refreshed both its iPad Pro and MacBook Pro lineups with faster processors and other performance improvements. The company heavily markets the iPad Pro as a PC replacement, and new benchmarks from blog BareFeats show that the tablet may even outperform the more expensive …

How We Became Bitter Political Enemies

It wasn’t long after a gunman opened fire on members of a Republican congressional baseball team on Wednesday that the emotional calls for unity began.<p>Speaker Paul D. Ryan described the shooting as “an attack on all of us.” The House Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, said it was “an injury in the …

Political Science

10,000 New Yorkers. 2 Decades. A Data Trove About ‘Everything.’

Your phone, in all likelihood, knows more about you than your doctor. Your credit card company knows your likes and dislikes better than your closest friend. Google knows your thoughts, and even completes your sentences. Your telephone service provider knows where you are at all times. Facebook, …

Obama Administration

Fresh leak sheds new light on the iPhone 8’s display

All eyes will be laser focused on Apple’s WWDC announcements next week, but that’s not to say that the influx of iPhone 8 rumors will ground to a …

Mobile Technology

'Diablo 3's newest update is super creepy, gory, and everything else 'Diablo' is meant to be

<i>Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls</i>' just debuted a new Necromancer class and two brand new zones, and they are everything that <i>Diablo 3</i> should always have been.<p>…

'Hearthstone' Should Dump 50 Free Un'goro Packs On Every Player (Seriously)

I’ve been thinking a lot about <i>Hearthstone</i> this week in the wake of the Un’goro expansion. It’s a game that I’ve sunk a lot of time and money into, with more hours played than anything else in my library other than say, <i>Destiny</i> or <i>Diablo 3</i> these past few years.<p>Yet it’s hard to feel like the game isn’t …

Freebies

WWDC Wishlist: How iPhone and iPad could improve with iOS 11

Yesterday we took a look at a few new features we hope to see coming to macOS at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference. With no Spring event in sight, Apple is set to have a strong WWDC 2017 with updates coming across all platforms. Today we’ll be taking a look at what we hope to see in …

Apple considers teaching Siri to recognize your voice & only your voice

Allowing Siri access from the lock screen is a potential security threat that has, in the past, allowed someone to access personal data like photos. Additionally, Siri will respond to any command given by anyone when your device is unlocked.<p>Apple thinks it has a solution, using a combination of a …

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' And Why You Should Now Wait To Play Everything

Yesterday, BioWare came out with a list of fixes for <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> that they’re going to be rolling out as soon as tomorrow and as late as two months from now in order to alter many aspects of the game that fans and critics alike have had issues with. The list includes many bug fixes, as is …

Andromeda

Red State, Blue City

The United States is coming to resemble two countries, one rural and one urban. What happens when they go to war?<p>The United States now has its most metropolitan president in recent memory: a Queens-bred, skyscraper-building, apartment-dwelling Manhattanite. Yet it was rural America that carried …

North Carolina

Fantastical for iPhone and iPad gains iMessage sticker pack, rich notifications for calendar alerts and reminders

Fantastical has a new update out today for iPhone and iPad that delivers new iOS 10 features and enhancements plus a brand new iMessage sticker pack for the Messages app. Aside from fun and cute, Fantastical’s sticker pack is actually useful for communicating schedule-related messages.<p>For example, …

Instagram will soon let you post albums with multiple photos

The single photo interface of Instagram is about to see some big changes.<p>Instagram rolled out a new beta for Android users this week and hidden inside is a new feature that lets users select multiple photos to publish as an album that other viewers can swipe through.<p>The new album feature has only …

Wallpapers of the week: geometry pack

With a weekly collection of wallpapers spanning a few years, it is easy to see a trend in reader preference. One of the top Wallpapers of the Week …

Logic Pros: Give your low-end some Substance with Output’s latest bass engine for Logic

<i>It’s 2017 and Logic Pros is back! We’re continuing down the ever-expanding rabbit hole of music creation on Mac and iOS this year with product reviews, tutorials, tips/tricks for Logic users, and much more. That includes a weekly installment (starting with this one!), and an upcoming Logic Pro X</i> …

NFL

Why Overwatch Is the Best Game of 2016

How to Listen to Free Radio Stations in Apple Music without a Subscription

Open the Music app.<p>Tap the Radio tab at the bottom of the screen.<p>From here, you can select one of the featured shows and it will begin to play.<p>Or tap either Beat 1 Shows or Radio Stations. You can play what’s live on Beats 1, or you can select Radio Stations to see various genres from which to …

Apple Music

Nvidia rolls out game streaming on a GTX 1080 cloud for $2.50 an hour

Works on most PCs and Macs<p>Nvidia’s overhauled GeForce Now service will deliver on-demand game streaming from a GTX 1060 or GTX 1080-powered cloud to PC and Mac computers starting in March, Nvidia announced during its CES keynote last night.<p>But it won’t be cheap.<p>Once registered for the service, …

How to Merge Duplicates in the People Album with iOS 10 on the iPhone

With iOS 10 on the iPhone, there’s a new album within the Photos app called People. Your iPhone looks at your pictures and groups photos with the same person together so you can easily find photos of them in the future. However, some people look different from one day to the next and the iPhone …

IOS 10

It's been 10 years since the iPhone debuted — look how terrible the first one seems today

It was a revelation.<p>Before the iPhone came out, smartphones were clunky devices, half keyboard and half screen.<p>Full websites didn't run on mobile phones, so companies were forced to build weak, mobile versions of their sites.<p>The iPhone changed all that.<p>And yet, the typical smartphone experiences we …

Apps