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Challenge: Capturing a Professional Looking Fast Food Ad With a Take-Out Burger and an iPhone

It’s not news to most of us that the majority of food photography doesn’t feature the actual food you’ll receive in the establishment. Or if it does, …

Tim Cook: Yep, I’m gay

In a beautifully written personal essay, Apple CEO Tim Cook has just come out as gay, finally confirming rumors that have circulated since he took over as Steve Jobs’ replacement in 2011.<p>In the history-making essay for Businessweek (remember: this is one of the most powerful and influential …

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The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Here’s the $100 smartphone Microsoft says is better than the iPhone

<i>When in doubt, attack the iPhone</i>. This is a strategy that has been employed countless times over the past seven years, ever since Apple’s iPhone …

Disputed Apple iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide Leaks, Source Claims 128GB Model

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>MacRumors has questioned the veracity of this leak on two counts. First, they clarify that the date on the iPhone 5S calendar icon “corresponds to the date when iOS 7 debuted, Monday, June 10,” not the date of the phone announcement. This makes sense because it is the software that is</i> …

Will Facebook’s New “Paper” for iOS Replace the Main App? Watch the Launch Video

Thinking back to apps like Poke or Camera, it doesn’t seem like Facebook’s attempt at copycat apps have ever done much to further to influence of the …

iPhone 6 concept video shows off 4.5″ curved display with iPad Air design

As mockups go, this iPhone 6 concept video via Ran Avni and company shows off much of what I would love to see in the next iPhone redesign. The design language from the iPod touch, iPad Air, and iPad mini is just begging to be coupled with the iPhone. Personally, I’m a big fan of the smoother, less …

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iPhone users smartest, Test of Wits says. BlackBerry? Sorry

A series of brain teasers, called Test of Wits, put brainy hurdles in front of 2,000 smartphone users. Apple users finish 5 seconds before anyone else.<p>You are your smartphone, and your smartphone is you.<p>It is, by now, an accepted wisdom that your choice of pocket computer says more about you than …

Mobile Technology

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

iOS 7: What it needs, and what it won't be getting in video

Now Playing: Watch this: iOS 7: The features it needs<p>3:38<p>Which features does iOS 7 desperately need, and which will Apple probably not bother with? …

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Inspiring Full Track from MAN OF STEEL Score

Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …

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It's Not About New Icons: What Jony Ive Needs to Do for Apple's iOS

iOS 7 will be flat, as in flat design. After months of speculation on where Jony Ive would drive the look of the system software after the company …

These Laser-Cut MacBook Lids Will Take Your Mac Décor To An All New Level

Putting a sweet decal on your MacBook’s lid is cool and all, but if you’re looking to take things to another level with your MacBook decorating skills, maybe you you should try cutting some artwork into it with a laser.<p>The process of laser cutting artwork into your MacBook’s lid isn’t easy, but the …

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Apple’s iOS 7 Team in Deadline Crunch Mode, Adding Engineers

Apple’s iOS 7 is so significant a reimagining of the mobile operating system that the company is mustering additional engineering resources to get it …

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Evernote Partners with Korean Chat App Kakao Talk

Evernote has long been trusted to keep important information for individual users, but now the company is making its service more social after striking its first deal with a mobile messaging company. The US startup has inked terms with Korea-based Kakao, which runs Kakao Talk, a service with more …

Moviefone's Summer #SequelSmackdown is here! We're holding a season-long tournament to name the greatest sequel of all time! Who will prevail: Harry Potter, Twilight, Narnia or LOTR? Cast your vote in the opening round now to name the greatest fantasy sequel of all time: http://aol.it/13GXW0r

Merida From 'Brave' Officially Crowned the 11th Disney Princess – /Film

Disney and Pixar got more than they bargained for with last year’s hit film <b>Brave</b>. They got a viable new franchise, a boatload of cash and even a …

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Samsung's Galaxy S4 Display Catches Up With iPhone Retina

The display on the new Samsung S IV, launched in many parts of the world over the past two days, is a big improvement over the SIII and, with it, Samsung now challenges the Retina display of the Apple iPhone, according to display experts DisplayMate.<p>Discussing the pros and cons of the screens …

Apple returns to plucking heartstrings with new iPhone 5 ad

Apple has released a new, one-minute commercial for the iPhone 5 that puts the focus on the camera. First reported by <i>9to5Mac</i>, the ad shows people using the iPhone's camera in a variety of situations over the plaintive sounds of a single piano. Fortunately, none of the shots appear to include …

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New 'Star Wars' films to be released every summer, beginning with 'Episode VII' in 2015

Are you ready for a barrage of <i>Star Wars</i> films? Disney hopes so: according to multiple outlets, the company has just announced at CinemaCon that it will be releasing a new film in the universe every summer, starting in 2015. We had previously heard that <i>Episode VII</i> was destined for a 2015 release, …

Good Morning America Says Twitter Will Make A ‘Big Announcement’ On The Show Tomorrow

Good Morning America has tweeted that Twitter will be making a major announcement on the show tomorrow.<p>So what is Twitter planning to unleash tomorrow? The most likely guess is the official launch of Twitter Music, after more than a week of hints, including code in the app’s placeholder page …

Facebook Home to come to iPhone? We’re not holding our breath …

<i>Bloomberg</i> reports that Facebook is in discussions with Apple about the possibility of adding its Facebook Home interface to iPhones. Facebook Home describes itself as ‘putting your friends at the heart of your phone’, and is effectively a skin that sits on top of Android to display social feeds and …

Apple wins patent for iOS app folders and 'jiggle mode'

The newly awarded patent describes the popular app and folder management feature first unveiled in iOS 4.<p>Apple has finally won a patent for a system that lets iOS users more easily organize their apps.<p>Granted today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent dubbed "Device, method, and …

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Apple said to sell 75 million low-cost iPhones in 2014

It’s been rumored for a while now that Apple will be releasing a lower-cost iPhone at some point this year — most likely sometime in the fall, which …

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