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Genetics Startup Wants To Prolong Life, 'Make 100 Years Old The Next 60'

Brought to you by entrepreneur J. Craig Venter<p>J. Craig Venter, the scientist and entrepreneur involved in the first sequencing of the human genome and the first synthetic cell, today announced a typically ambitious project: tack another few decades onto everyone's lives through the largest human …

Kyte & Key’s Cabelet, A Lightning Cable You Can Wear

Ever find yourself stuck without a cable when you need to charge your iPhone? No, me either. I’m a nerd and a professional gadget tester, so at pretty much all times I have some kind of Lightning cable, dock or adapter either on my person or close to hand.<p>But if I got out more, and was more stylish …

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3Gear Systems: Using 3D sensor to improve your desktop

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26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Apple's New iPhone Software Is 'Polarizing,' Hears Plugged-In Apple Blogger John Gruber

While we think we know what to expect, plugged-in Apple blogger John Gruber says he's not sure what Apple has up its sleeve. He says this is the first time in years that he didn't really know what to expect from Apple.<p>On his WWDC-preview podcast, he said, "The one thing I keep hearing over and over …

Roundup Of Mobile Apps & App Store Forecasts, 2013

Faced with shorter time-to-market schedules, challenging cost constraints, and ever-increasing customer expectations, manufacturers are accelerating their use of mobility applications. They’re also using them to galvanize production, finance and selling strategies into a unified direction so …

No redesigned iPhone expected this year, report says

If you were holding your breath for a redesigned iPhone this year, it appears you are going to have to wait a bit longer.<p>The next iteration of Apple's smartphone, which is expected to launch in the fall, won't be dramatically different than the current model, people familiar with the matter told …

What iOS 7 looks like (and other tidbits)

Mark’s already run down much of what we think will happen at WWDC.<p>I’ve been given a quick peek at an early beta of iOS 7 and can only describe what I’ve seen. I’m told I can’t post the screenshots because Apple embeds little watermarks that could land the source in some trouble.<p>The whole OS has …

iOS 7: 'All the Leaks Are Wrong'

On this week's episode of his <i>The Talk Show</i> podcast, <i>Daring Fireball</i>'s John Gruber shares (via <i>The Tech Block</i>) a few tidbits he's heard about Apple's plans for its new software being unveiled at WWDC tomorrow.<p>Gruber, who has a number of times in the past been able to share bits of information due to …

iOS 7 dots, OS X 10.9 wave, and more WWDC 2013 banners -- plus wallpaper!

Moscone West is officially open for badge pickup for Apple's WWDC 2013 and it's been decorated up both inside and out. Here's a quick look at the …

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Inconsistency In The Big Bang Theory Resolved

Previous measurements of lithium isotopes in the galaxy may not have been entirely accurate. Woops!<p>A team of scientists working at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii has solved one of the vital inconsistencies in the Big Bang theory, reconciling observed data with our current theoretical models of how …

Opportunity rover finds traces left by 'water you can drink' on ancient Mars

Nearly 10 years after its launch, NASA's Opportunity rover has found its first evidence that Mars once had non-acidic water — the kind of water that could easily sustain the life we typically see on Earth.<p>"This is water that you can drink," Cornell astronomer Steve Squyres, principal investigator …

Nasa's Opportunity rover finds Martian water appropriate for the origin of life

Opportunity has made one of its greatest scientific discoveries so far. Clay minerals in a rock called Esperance clearly indicate that neutral water …

My own genome project

In the almost year-long lead-up to having my whole genome sequenced, I have no fears about it. Or at least just a couple of tiny wobbles that I …

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All eyes on Apple Monday, for a reinvention of iOS - TODAY.com

9to5Mac / Used with permission<p>The nearly empty lobby of the Moscone Center in San Francisco, where Apple will reveal iOS 7 on Monday. Note the spare elegance of the "7" banner, a tip-off to the minimalist approach taken in the iPhone and iPad interface redesign.<p>There will always be Apple fanboys …

Incredible Interactive iOS Mockup In CSS

We’re not sure exactly what iOS 7 will look like yet (though we’ll know Monday) but all signs are pointing to something that’s a lot different than what’s come before. To tide you over until then, we’ve got a pretty neat little toy for you to play with.<p>The mockup of an iPhone ‘5S’ running a …

Apple puts up '7' banner in advance of WWDC, likely confirms new version of iOS (update: OS X too)

Well, we were pretty sure that Apple was going to out a new version of iOS next week, and a banner just went up at the Moscone Center in San Francisco (the venue for WWDC) seems to confirm the rumors. As you can see, it shows only the number '7', which all but confirms that we'll be seeing Jony …