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Court indicts contractor who stole NSA's hacking tools

A federal grand jury has indicted former NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin for what could be the biggest theft of classified materials in the US. According to <i>Reuters</i>, the indictment alleges that Martin has been stealing from NSA, CIA and other intelligence agencies for 20 years as a private …


Apple shares new iOS 10 Design Resources available in Sketch and Photoshop templates

Following the update to their Apple News Format Design Tutorial, Apple has just published an update to their iOS Human Interface Guidelines with new iOS 10 design resources. The resources include templates and UI materials to help designers quickly design iOS applications.<p>In the past, Apple has …

Get the Apple TV's Breathtaking Aerial Screensaver On Mac or Windows

GIF<p>The high-flying Aerial screensaver is one of my favorite things about the 4th generation Apple TV. It looks so cool I often find myself watching …

Smart TV

Snapnator, Universal Magnetic Power Connector For MacBook, Chromebooks And Smartphones (video)

Using a magnetic power connector to charge your laptop or smartphone can offer a number of advantages over a power supply that has a terminal which …

Gear & Gadgets

This Guy Basically Turned His Mirror Into a Giant iPhone

A man has created a smart mirror that lets him use his full-length mirror like a gigantic Apple iPhone.<p>On Wednesday, a YouTube user shared his latest …

What I Learned From 10 Years of Doing PR for Apple

I first started working for Apple on the PR agency side at Porter Novelli in Sydney, Australia in 1997. Steve Jobs had just returned to the company and the product line was a shamble of computers with confusing names, printers, scanners, and a curious, yet ill-conceived PDA called the Newton.<p>The …

Public Relations

20 worst tech prediction fails

SOMETIMES predictions about technology prove to be remarkably prescient. Sometimes they are downright embarrassing.

New York Times

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …


Inside the FBI's encryption battle with Apple | Technology | The Guardian

Two weeks ago, the FBI called Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California, with a jarring message:the agency wanted Apple to help them hack an iPhone. Apple refused.<p>The request stepped up a level on 16 February when a federal magistrate ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock a single iPhone – the …


Harvard study says Apple's Tim Cook was right: encryption bans, backdoors wouldn't work

Efforts by the FBI and certain lawmakers seeking to ban Apple and other U.S. companies from selling products with real encryption will not be …


How to live with a 16GB iPhone

If you wished on a monkey paw for "all the world’s knowledge," you’d get the iPhone 16GB, an ironic device that provides its owner exceptional access to information and tools, but places onerous limits on the device’s most basic function: saving stuff. Of course, the 16GB iPhone is the most …

17 incredible facts you probably didn't know about Apple

But even before the iPhone revitalized the company in 2007, Apple had a rich and storied history as one of the first companies to make it really big in Silicon Valley.<p>Here are 17 things you probably didn't know about Apple, from its clothing line to Bill Gates to its serious financial trouble.

John Sculley