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Leaked iPad Air 3 case images hint at Smart Connector support, rear camera flash, and more

A new leak spotted by Macoatakara that first appeared on an Alibaba site appears to hint at some potential changes coming with the iPad Air 3. Earlier this month, Mark Gurman reported that Apple announce a new version of the iPad Air at a March press event alongside new Apple Watch models. Now, a …

IPad Air

This is the fastest wireless carrier in the US

A new study taps data supplied by everyday phone users just like you. The winner might not be who you were expecting.<p>You're sitting in a coffee shop, your eyeballs glued to the phone. YouTube is open, and you're waiting for the latest comic-book movie trailer to load. Instead, you get the …

T-Mobile

How to Build a Powerhouse Steam Machine for Hundreds of Dollars Less

It’s been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living …

Windows 10 is getting a massive update

Windows 10 is getting its first mega-update on Thursday.<p>After updating your Windows 10 PC, your computer will boot faster, your photos will be clearer, reminders will be easier to set, and your PC will perform more smoothly.<p>But Windows 10 won't look any different -- most of the improvements are …

Windows 10

Researchers bring us one step closer to the ‘ultimate battery’

WonderHowTo<p>A research breakthrough in lithium-oxygen battery development could now make the ‘ultimate battery’ a possibility, as a number of barriers to development appear to have been overcome.<p>Lithium-oxygen (Li-air) has been hailed as the base for the ‘ultimate battery’ due to its energy density …

Clean Energy

Apple releases holiday gift guide featuring iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Beats accessories and more

Apple has launched a holiday gift guide microsite today, featuring Apple products and accessories targeted at a wide variety of audiences. The list is separated into six main sections: Gaming, Photography, Music, Fitness, Learning and Travel. Naturally, Apple prominently features its own devices in …

Apple Watch

Steam Machines are slower gaming systems than Windows PCs

The whole point of a Steam Machine is to get PC-like gaming in your living room, but do you actually get PC-like performance? Not so much, if you ask <i>Ars Technica</i>. It recently ran benchmarks comparing the performance of SteamOS and Windows 10 on the same hardware, and it's pretty clear that you're …

Apple updates App Store search algorithms to display more relevant & intelligent results

Apple, after unveiling a new Shopping category last week, appears to have now made more enhancements to the App Store. According to a report out of TechCrunch, Apple has improved its search algorithms to return more relevant and intelligent results when a keyword search is performed.<p>The change in …

Apps

Qualcomm flexes Snapdragon 820's muscles as upcoming rollout draws near

The 820 mobile processor aims to be more powerful and efficient than its predecessors.<p>The chip that will power some of 2016's biggest smartphones just got a sneak preview in New York City.<p>Eight months after its initial announcement earlier this year during Mobile World Congress 2015 in March, …

Mobile

Can Samsung Succeed With A Foldable Smartphone Gimmick?

There’s no doubt that Samsung has built much of its marketing efforts this year around the ‘edge’ concept. This curve on the screen was first seen in a variant of the Galaxy Note 4 and was demonstrated at the IFA conference in Berlin during 2014. The Galaxy Note Edge subsequently saw a limited …

Galaxy Note

The best photo storage services to suit your needs

Over the last two months, I’ve spent countless hours sifting through 50,000 photos and videos my wife has captured throughout our eight-year marriage.<p>…

SpaceX wants to launch internet-beaming satellites

Google's Project Loon and Facebook's internet drones could soon see added competition from SpaceX. The Elon Musk-owned rocket company has just petitioned the FCC for permission to launch a pair of experimental, identical Ku-band downlink satellites -- the first pair of potentially four. Should the …

2015 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display Review

Apple released a brand new version of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display just a few weeks prior to its big annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and we took it for a spin.<p>The updated machine gets super fast flash storage, as well as the new Force Touch trackpad, an improved dedicated GPU …

Apple TV doubles share of premium video viewing in just one quarter, overtaking Roku

Apple TV doubled its share of premium viewing in just three months, from 5% in Q4 2014 to 10% in Q1 2015, according to data from the Adobe Digital Index. Roku’s share increased by only 1% in the same time period, from 7% to 8%. Principal analyst Tamara Gaffney told <i>TNW</i> that Apple’s growth was …

Smart TV

New Star Wars RPG coming set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens

<i>Star Wars Uprising</i>, a new role-playing game from Disney, Lucasfilm and Kabam, is coming to mobile devices later this year. Set between Star Wars films <i>Return of the Jedi</i> and the upcoming sequel <i>The Force Awakens</i>, <i>Uprising</i> is centered on an insurrection against what remains of the Galactic …

New Android TV apps arrive as update revamps app discovery for the platform

Android TV is getting a ton of new content today as Google revamps app discovery for the platform making around 600 new apps for the platform discoverable in the Google Play Store. The new update comes alongside Android TV update 5.5.15 that offers better organization for Android TV apps with new …

Android TV

This App Lets You Create Cool Video Collages without Any Effort on Your Part

A lot of photo collage apps are popping up, and <b>RealTimes (free)</b> is the newest of the bunch. The app automatically makes 15-to-30-second videos using your iPhone’s photos and videos.<p>RealTimes finds photos and videos for your stories from your phone and caps you at a certain amount. You choose your …

Apps

Your Brain Waves Could Replace Passwords

Researchers at Binghamton University have discovered that, with a bit of training, your computer can identify you based on the way your brain reacts to certain words. This means that instead of a password you could simply listen to a few words and unlock your super secret files.<p>From the release:<p>In …

Brainwaves

Caught Red-Handed: Punishing Pirates in a Virtual World

We've all heard the rhetoric from company spokespeople. Piracy is a blight on the industry, causing publishers to lose a dizzying amount of irreplaceable income. However, it can be difficult to grasp the impact of digital theft. How much does downloading a cracked version of a game affect the …

Game Development