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iPhone 5S and 5C give a sneak peek inside

The iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C are just days away, and Apple has given us a glimpse inside the new phones.<p>Apple has posted schematics that tell us a …

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China Mobile Has 42 Million iPhone Users

A recent Sina Tech column (spotted first by Unwired View) has highlighted the importance of China Mobile to Apple — it is more than simply the fact that China Mobile, as the world’s largest carrier, has over 740 million subscribers. Rather, there is an intriguing number behind the operator’s …

Nearly two years after launch, Siri seems to exit ‘beta’ with iOS 7

With the iPhone 4S launch nearly two years ago, Apple introduced the Siri voice control system to its customers. At launch, Siri was a gimmicky feature at best, being released with bugs, a highly-computerized voice, sluggish content loading, and unreliable servers. In addition, Siri of 2011 was …

Could or should Apple use the iPhone 5s M7 motion coprocessor to lock out texting while driving?

I've been asked several times this week whether Apple could or should use the new M7 motion coprocessor chip in the iPhone 5s to lockout features …

How Touch ID works: Making sense of Apple's fingerprint identity sensor

Touch ID is Apple's name for their new biometric fingerprint authentication technology. With it, the Home button can now unlock your iPhone 5s and …

Apple in talks for store inside of upcoming World Trade Center shopping mall

Apple is in talks with the Westfield Group for an Apple Store in the upcoming World Trade Center shopping mall. The mall is expected to open in a limited capacity in 2014, with a more general opening occurring in 2015. The talks were first reported by <i>The New York Post</i>, but an Apple Store at this …

Apple looking to hire engineers with solar experience to work on mobile devices

<b>Update:</b> Apple has removed the job listing from its website, but we grabbed a screenshot below.<p>Apple appears to be investigating the use of thin film solar technology for future mobile products with a new job listing on the company’s website looking to hire an engineer with experience in the solar …

Apple’s M7 chip is the Trojan Horse for its wearable computing plans

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Could the iPhone 5S’s new M7 chip be something of a trojan horse, leading the way for Apple’s wearable-tech debut?<p>As …

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

Advertisement<p>182 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. …

Google's Schmidt: The Internet needs a delete button

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says mistakes people make when young can haunt them forever.<p>NEW YORK--The Internet needs a delete button, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said Monday.<p>Actions someone takes when young can haunt the person forever, Schmidt said, because the information …

Nouriel Roubini

A Disruptor's Disruptor Brings Pro Music Recording To The Masses

Holding fast to a philosophy that puts product and users above all, programmer-developer Justin Frankel used his own love of music and recording to build a company that produces tools for others whose passion for audio run as deep as his own.<p>Having made a fortune selling his first company, …

Make your old iPhone run like new

Want to rejuvenate a sluggish iPhone 4? Here are some easy tips.<p>My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole …

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Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …

How Much Better Will The Camera On The iPhone 5S Be?

There have been six iPhone models from Apple in as many years, and each one has made fairly significant improvements to its camera. Apple now claims (in a recent TV ad) that, “Every day, more photos are taken with the iPhone than any other camera.” If you look on Flickr, indeed you will see that …

Crunching The Numbers: How Does A Budget $750 Gaming PC Perform?

In this special installment of <i>Crunching The Numbers</i>, I shift the critical gaze inward to analyze the performance of my personal $750 gaming PC build — before I give it away to one lucky reader.<p>As many of you know, I recently undertook a tricky challenge: Build a powerful gaming PC within the …