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World Famous Samsung Endorser LeBron James Tweets That His Phone Had A Meltdown

Oops!<p>Samsung spokesperson LeBron James just tweeted out that his phone had a total meltdown and erased everything that was on it.<p>"One of the sickest feelings I've ever had in my life!!!" said LeBron.<p>James has been a big Samsung endorser since it released the Galaxy Note II, a giant phablet phone. …

Pacific Crest Upgraded Apple Based On $299 4.7" iPhone 6

Pacific Crest’s Apple analyst, Andy Hargreaves, raised his rating on Apple from Sector Perform to Outperform based on the iPhone 6 having a 4.7 inch screen and selling for a subsidized price of $299. He also believes that given the low valuation of the shares at 6.5x Enterprise Value/Earnings …

How Hackers Tapped Into My Cellphone For Less Than $300

In the wake of the National Security Agency cyber-spying revelations, you may be worrying about the government keeping track of your digital life. But, for less than $300, a group of ordinary hackers found a way to tap right into Verizon cellphones.<p>This is a group of good-guy, or "white hat", …

iPad App Color Band Lets Children Paint Pictures With Sounds Using Motion Sensing Technology

Freemium app Color Band uses the iPad’s front camera as a motion sensor to create a magical experience for children learning about music and color. With a few strokes of their fingers on the iPad’s touchscreen, kids can draw their own instruments. To play them, they just have to wave their hands in …

Press Start: Xbox One design explained, Far Cry 4 hinted, and more

A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>Xbox One, Hardware, Xbox, Reveal, Design | Xbox Wire<p>The official Xbox Wire blog …

Surface Watch? Microsoft allegedly testing a 'translucent aluminum' smartwatch

Microsoft's prototype smartwatch testing has moved over to its Surface team. Sources familiar with Microsoft's Surface plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the company is now prototyping devices directly under the Surface team as the firm moves its wrist-worn device closer to reality. Previously, …

Report: Upgraded spec, lighter iPad Mini expected later this year, ‘almost bezel-free’ Retina version next year

If today’s <i>Digitimes</i> report is to be believed, Apple has a spec-updated iPad Mini due later this year, in time for the holidays. Details are, of course, scant but a slightly updated version of the current iPad mini which is expected to be ‘lighter, thinner and equipped with improved specifications’ …

The Nintendo Famicom turns 30 years old today

Most people may not have gotten their hands on a Nintendo Entertainment System until it was released in North America in 1985 and Europe in 1986, but 30 years ago today the NES' predecessor was unleashed on Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom. Though it was launched earlier than the successful …

Apple gearing up iPhone 5S for output this month, analyst says

Apple is gearing up to start iPhone 5S production later this month as part of a plan to make 15 million of the devices, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek said in a note Monday morning.<p>The latest speculation about the iPhone 5S -- which remains the fodder of rumor and expectation, as Apple has kept mum …

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Apple investigates iPhone electrocution death in China

Apple is investigating the death of a woman in China who was allegedly electrocuted by her iPhone, in the latest public relations setback for Apple in its second-largest market.<p>Ma Ailun, 23, was found dead holding her plugged-in iPhone 4, with burns on her hand and foot, according to media accounts …

In higher ed, as the Gates Foundations’ power grows, grumbles do too

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the most active nonprofit players in higher education — to the tune of $472 …

Lost-and-Found Bluetooth Accessory 'Tile' Passes $1 Million in Pre-Orders

Tile is a Bluetooth Low Energy device that connects to the iPhone to assist users in finding lost items like keys, wallets, computers and more. The company is offering Tiles for $19 each via a Kickstarter-like preordering process.<p>The company has more than 18,500 backers and just passed $1 million …

One of the latest artificial intelligence systems from MIT is as smart as a 4-year-old

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Hasloo Group Production Studio<p>When kids eat glue, they’re exhibiting a lack of common sense. Computers …

Apple investigates electrocution-by-iPhone report

<b>Apple has said it will "fully investigate" reports that a woman was electrocuted in China while trying to use an iPhone while it was recharging.</b><p>The 23-year-old's brother has given an interview saying that her family believes she received a shock when trying to answer a call on the handset.<p>News …

Julie Uhrman: Ouya Reception “Great,” Pigeonholers Don’t Get It

Tomorrow will mark three weeks since the Android-powered gaming console Ouya hit store shelves, though some Kickstarter backers have had their …

Oculus CEO thinks VR headsets could eventually be free with subsidies

At $300, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset isn’t exactly breaking the bank. (Especially compared to alternatives from more established companies.) But CEO Brendan Iribe wants to get it lower still — possibly even free, if he can find the right business model. Speaking to <i>Edge</i><i>,</i> Iribe said, …

Sony Video Unlimited adds persistent library, grants cross-device access

Using Sony's Video Unlimited platform just got a little more appealing. Prior to <i>Shacknews</i>' discovery of a change in the store's terms of service, once you purchased a video it was only available on the PlayStation device it was downloaded to. Now, there's parity between its storefront and the likes …

Gowalla Co-Founder Josh Williams to Depart Facebook

Josh Williams, co-founder of the location-based check-in startup Gowalla (which was “acqu-hired” by Facebook in 2012), plans to soon leave the social …

Apple could be planning enhanced TV service with ad skipping

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Apple’s talks with big cable over a comprehensive TV service seem to be back in motion, as former <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reporter …