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Hyperloop Race Picks Up Speed

Rival firms are working to build the futuristic transport systems, but high costs interfere<p>To build a hyperloop transportation system, engineers must create a near-vacuum in miles-long tubes, deploy powerful magnets to suspend capsules on a sliver of air and propel passengers at nearly the speed of …

High-speed Rail

Bright Skin Smoothie Recipe

<i>Zingy, refreshing and moisturizing for the skin! This bright skin smoothie brightens up the complexion and makes it glow – and it only takes 7</i> …

Skin Care

Report reiterates Beatles catalog streaming from Christmas Eve, will include Apple Music & others [U: Now official]

<i>Update: It’s now official.</i><p>Building on a report from Billboard last week, Re/code now says that starting on Christmas Eve, The Beatles will be available on Apple Music. The report from last week said that the hit British boy band’s catalog would launch on one streaming service on December 24, but …

Apple Music

Apple takes your privacy seriously — even when you’re dead

Apple has made a big show of just how seriously it takes your privacy — but it’s not just criminals and government spying agencies whose hands it wants to keep off your devices.<p>According to a recent news story, Apple insisted that a Canadian widow sought a court order to retrieve her deceased …

Privacy

Apple's ad-supported iTunes Radio will go away at the end of January

iTunes Radio was Apple's first foray into streaming music, but a pretty major change to the service is afoot -- today, the company has started sending emails to customers saying that iTunes Radio will no longer be a free, ad-supported service for iTunes users. At the end of January, you'll only be …

Apple’s spaceship campus is big enough to hold Disneyland

Boasting a 100,000-square-foot fitness center, 11,000 parking spaces, 2,000 bike parking spaces, 2.8 million square feet of office space, and a 100,000-square-foot lab thrown in for good measure, Apple’s “spaceship” Campus 2 is pretty darned massive.<p>Struggling to wrap your head around that? Then …

Star Trek

iPad-compatible smart scale gets a tasty new update

Attention, foodies and nutrition-istas! Successful Kickstarter SITU, a smart scale for iPad, has just added a couple of neat new features for its iOS app — while also getting a reduction in prices ahead of Black Friday.<p>Given that ex-Apple employee creator Michael Grothaus credits Cult of Mac …

iOS Apps

How to Clean Up Your Messy iPhone Photo Library

Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin Lowy—Getty Images Reportage for TIME<p>Benjamin …

Mercedes-Benz Shares Full Lineup of 2016 U.S. CarPlay Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz has issued an internal announcement to U.S. dealers (via <i>C450 AMG</i>) that confirms CarPlay will be supported in a number of 2016 model year vehicles starting with December 1, 2015 or January 8, 2016 production or later.<p>CarPlay can be controlled using the central controller or touchpad, …

iPhone 5

Spotlight: Shopping Expert and SHEfinds CEO Michelle Madhok

<b>My name is</b> Michelle Madhok and my love of scoring a deal on clothing and shoes led me to starting shefinds.com, a fashion and beauty site that now tells 1.5M visitors a month what to buy!<p>Style Guides For Any Occasion!<p>Deals to Die For<p><b>I enjoy reading on Flipboard because</b> it allows me to get a visual …

Carol leads Independent Spirit Award nominations

<b>Cate Blanchett romance Carol leads the way at next year's Independent Spirit Awards with six nominations.</b><p>Blanchett, who plays a housewife in 1950s New York who falls for a younger woman, is up for best actress, as is her co-star, Rooney Mara.<p>The film is also nominated for best feature, screenplay, …

Nancy Reagan's Greatest Looks

The late first lady was often the epitome of elegance.<p>Before Nancy Reagan was the first lady, she was Nancy Davis, a Hollywood actress. So it's no surprise that her taste was impeccable, favoring bright reds and gold lamé over boring, dusty neutral shades. Here, her best looks, from her days in Los …

21 Ways to Give the Gift of Flipboard This Holiday Season

Everyone knows someone who’s crazy passionate about something, and it’s always fun to indulge those people around the holidays. Well, this year, we have the perfect gift for you to send friends who are into things like food, photography, travel, tech and so much more: the Gift of Flipboard. (Even …

Foodies

How to Make Your Best-Ever Smoothie

The best morning smoothie is one that takes almost no time at all to put together. Here's how it's done, from flavors and textures to ways to avoid breaking your blender.<p>There's always time to have breakfast in the morning if that breakfast is a smoothie. In no more than five to ten minutes, a …

Breakfast

20+ Stylish Hostess Gifts You Can Bring to Any Party

Say thanks with a little something she'll want to show off.<p>Don't go to that soirée empty-handed. Bring one of these thoughtful gifts and guarantee yourself an invite back.

20 Adorable Mini Versions of Your Favorite Fall Desserts

They might be small, but that just means you can eat more.<p>They might be small, but that just means you can eat more.

17 Fall Casseroles That Are Like an Edible Hug

When the temperatures drop, let these comforting dishes warm you up.<p>When the temperatures drop, let these comforting dishes warm you up.

See What Had Developers’ Heart Rates Racing At Yesterday’s Apple Event

Turns out developers were in pretty heavy anticipation of seeing Tim Cook take the stage at yesterday’s “Hey Siri” event, but some new features got them a little more excited than others.<p>A few of the developers and beta testers for a heart-monitoring Apple Watch app called Cardiogram wore their …

Apple's Live Photos Take Up About 2x Space of Normal Images

One of the novel new features coming in the iPhone 6s is the new <i>Live Photos</i> feature which captures an additional 3 seconds of video surrounding photos on the new iPhones. The new feature is on by default and allows you to take photos as usual. Apple describes it:<p>A still photo captures an instant …

iOS Apps

iOS 9 includes ‘Hey Siri’ voice training to help Siri better recognize your voice

The iOS 9 GM includes a new feature for Siri to help it better recognize your voice when using the automatic ‘Hey Siri’ activation feature. On all current iPhones, you can activate Siri by saying ‘Hey Siri’ when the device is plugged in to power. On the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the ‘Hey Siri’ …

Tech Trends

Jony Ive Says Apple Watch Hermès Doesn't Make Apple 'Exclusive'

Apple design chief Jony Ive and Hermès artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas recently spoke with <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> about how the Apple Watch Hermès came to be.<p>Interestingly, the two companies began collaborating on the premium Apple Watch last year, several months before the wrist-worn device …

Smartwatches

21 tiny design features that show Apple's incredible attention to detail

Some of these features are incredibley useful and make its products more enjoyable, while others are purely cosmetic. Regardless of the value they add to the overall experience, it's fascinating to learn about the lengths Apple goes to when it comes to design and product development.<p>Here are 21 of …

Apple embraces its future as a very expensive luxury brand

Apple products were always high end, but now they're shooting for being downright rich.<p>This week, Apple made itself more appealing to people with …

How to prepare your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch for iOS 9

With iOS 9 set for release on September 16, now's a good time to get your devices ready for the update.<p>Apple first announced iOS 9, the mobile operating system that runs on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad lineups. The update refines Apple's vision of a mobile computing experience, adding features …

iOS

Apple's new iPhone 6S is the heaviest iPhone ever made

They're actually the heaviest iPhones ever made.<p>The new iPhone 6S is actually made of a different type of metal alloy than the iPhone 6: The 7000-series aluminum makes the iPhone 6S more difficult to bend and deform, which was a key criticism in last year's iPhone that resulted in what media …

Jony Ive explains Apple Watch Hermès production challenges

When Apple revealed its partnership with Hermès on Wednesday, even the Apple Watch skeptics had to admit that the pairing was an attractive bid to …

Smartwatches

Plex will bring its media streaming to Apple TV

Ask some media server users why they don't use an Apple TV, and they'll issue a common refrain: "because it doesn't officially run Plex." Well, that shouldn't be an issue with the new Apple TV. Plex tells <i>ITWorld</i> that it plans to bring its media streaming front end to Apple's latest set-top box …

50 Small Towns With the Most Beautiful Fall Foliage

There are so many incredible places to go leaf-peeping across the country.<p>There are so many incredible places to go leaf-peeping across the country.

10 Foods You Should Never Refrigerate

These items are better off on your counter or in the pantry.<p>These items are better off on your counter or in the pantry.

Apple brings innovation and competition to auto industry, Ford says

We still don’t even know if Apple is really building an car (even though there are a lot of signs that it is), but whatever the iPhone-maker’s next play in the auto-market is, the company’s about to generate a lot of innovation and competition in the market, says Ford CEO Mark Fields.<p>During Fords …

Innovation