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AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

Apple Music reportedly strikes deal with popular social media app Musical.ly [Update]

[Update: Partnership is officially announced. Tweet added to bottom of post.]<p>According to a new report from Recode, Apple has agreed to a partnership with popular music video app Musical.ly. The partnership will see Apple Music supply the song clips in the Musical.ly application, which allows users …

Bixby On The Galaxy S8 Is Probably Going To Flop

When Samsung unveiled its S8/S8+ late last month in New York, the company highlighted two key features: the almost bezel-less edge-to-edge design and a virtual assistant named Bixby. Just about everyone was impressed by the former. The latter? Not so much.<p>“Samsung is now making a Bixby assistant on …

Bixby

Take better smartphone photos with these simple tips and tricks

Lights, smartphone camera, action<p>By now we're all familiar with the basics of smartphone photography: You pull out your phone and push a button. But if you really plan to preserve those memories for posterity, then you'll want your phone snaps to look their best. So up your phone photo game with …

Mobile Photography

How to find and tame the Giant Horse in Breath of the Wild

Taming Zelda’s wildest and biggest horse<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> gives you tons of options to explore its world. One of the best ways to do that is by taming and riding a horse. There are special techniques required to taming horses and once you’ve master the art, you might want to …

Breath of the Wild

Review: Ultimate Ear’s Wonderboom packs a loud punch, in a tiny rugged body

Just in time for spring adventures, Logitech’s Ultimate Ears has launched the latest addition to their speaker line, the Wonderboom. Gaining a reputation in previous years for their compact and well-designed speakers, UE’s Wonderboom is gunning to become the new no-fuss choice for portable speaker …

Samsung unveils Galaxy S8 & S8+ w/ near edge-to-edge Infinity Display & Siri-competitor Bixby

Samsung is today showing off its latest flagship smartphones that will compete with Apple’s next-generation iPhones this fall, officially unveiling its new Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices and its new Siri competitor called Bixby that will debut on the new phones. We’re covering all of the announcements …

What’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1: Original content, revamped apps, more Beats, live events & much more

Now at 20 million paid subscribers, what’s next for Apple Music and Beats 1? While major updates for the service might not be expected until iOS 11 with a likely unveiling at Apple’s WWDC event in June, Apple has a few things planned before that and we have some hints about what to expect in the …

Hands on with Apple’s new (RED) iPhone 7, but with a black front [Video]

This week, Apple officially unveiled the PRODUCT(RED) iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. While the device looks pretty slick on the surface, many people have argued that Apple should have made the front of the device black, as opposed to white.<p>We’ve already shared one concept image that imagines a (RED) …

Apple's new video app is part Snapchat, part iMovie and full of AI

Quick: you want to make a casual, shareable video that's longer than 60 seconds, what app do you use?<p>If you're drawing a blank (besides your phone's …

Apple granted patent for fingerprint reader embedded in display; could allow auto-authentication

Apple has filed a number of patent applications for different ways of embedding a fingerprint reader into a display, and one of these has today been granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Apple first applied for the patent in 2015.<p>In addition to allowing Apple to eliminate a separate …

How to set up your Nintendo Switch (update)

This is what your first-day experience will be like<p><b>Update:</b> The day one patch has arrived, and it has brought friend codes with it. At least it installs quickly.<p>Nintendo has released a video that explains exactly how you to set up your Switch and, while there aren’t many surprises to be seen, the …

Ghost Recon: Wildlands open beta to be available soon, Ubisoft confirms

Eager gamers can glimpse into Ghost Recon: Wildlands soon with Open Beta.<p>Ubisoft, the publisher of Ghost Recon: Wildlands, an upcoming video game has …

Conan game has full nudity; players can adjust genitals size (NSFW)

Size now matters.<p>An upcoming RPG-style video game titled <i>Conan Exiles</i> allows players the luxury of making their warrior avatar an even bigger …

Robo-reptiles spy on their flesh-and-blood counterparts

The BBC One nature show <i>Spy in the Wild</i> wanted to get up close and personal with some crocodiles and monitor lizards. Instead of setting up hidden cameras, though, its producers got in touch with the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne's famous robotics division. Apparently, they saw Pleurobot, …

Robotics

The New “Shot On iPhone” Campaign Is An Actual Shot In The Dark

<b>WHAT:</b> The latest “Shot on iPhone” campaign from Apple.<p><b>WHO:</b> The company commissioned pro and amateur photographers including Reuben Wu, Ruairidh McGlynn, and more for the campaign.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> The “Shot on iPhone” campaign has done a fine job of showing the range of colors and depth of images that …

2016's 'Hitman' was great because it didn't let players binge

<i>Hitman</i>'s 2016 success was moored to a simple idea: shut down the binge.<p>Yes, the drawn-out release of six episodes during an eight-month period <i>also</i> …

Technology

This $15 Apple Watch stand is clearly the best you can buy, end of discussion

It's called the W3 Stand from mobile accessories company, Elago.<p>Even if you don't own an Apple Watch, this would be a great gift for someone you know who has one. Hell, I'm getting one for my mother right now.<p>Check it out:

T-Mobile now includes fees & taxes in ONE pricing and introduces ‘Kickback’ program

T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere took the stage at CES 2017 today to share the latest Uncarrier news. T-Mobile has announced they are going “All in” on their T-Mobile ONE plans. This means starting on January 22, new customers will only be able to choose the ONE plan. Additionally, the carrier will be …

Seven reasons why grown ups should play more video games

Even now, well into the second decade of the 21st century, we tend to view video games as a guilty pleasure. For anyone over the age of 25, they’re often something you sneak off to do when no one is at home. They’re a furtive treat, filled with the cultural equivalent of empty calories.<p>Partly this …

Call of Duty

iPhone 8: Everything we currently know about Apple’s 10th anniversary flagship

What’s next for iPhone? 2017 will be Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone year and the latest intel shows it could be one of the biggest updates to the device in a long time. Bigger, better, and curved displays, an all-glass design, wireless charging, and a new embedded home button are just some of the …

Animal photos of the year 2016

T-Mobile’s Super Mario ad is absolutely amazing

Carrier adverts have to work hard to make radio waves into a cool and interesting thing you want to buy. We’ve seen every permutation of ad you can …

NES Classic is a throwback to Nintendo's best days

Once upon a time — say, a couple hundred years ago — we didn't have smartphones or tablets for gaming. I'm talking life before Mirror's Edge. Before …

Snapchat launches group chats, plus a tool to turn Snaps into stickers

Snapchat has added a new group chat feature, enabling you to chat with up to 16 friends at once. Simply called Groups, you can access it when starting a new chat or sending a Snap. The company says you can quickly & easily switch between group and individual chats.<p>When your friends are present in a …

The 5 best new iPhone features in iOS 10.2

After an oddly long beta period that saw Apple release something like 427 different versions of its pre-release mobile software, the company on …

I’m A 13-Year-Old And I Took These Photos With My iPhone

My name is Amanda Esther, I’m a 13 year old photographer who has spent weeks taking different photos after school with my iPhone and then edited them …

Photography

“Doctor Strange” in 8 Bit Cinema is simple and delightful

All thanks goes to Cinefix for helping us relieve our childhood dreams! The production group “gamified” the ever-so popular <i>Doctor Strange,</i> and it’s …

How to Delete iCloud Calendar Spam Without Alerting Spammers

A large number of iCloud users have reportedly received spam in the form of unsolicited Calendar event invitations over the last week.<p>Suspect Black Friday offers for cheap goods have been appearing in personal iCloud calendars, with the default options to "Accept", "Maybe" or "Decline" appearing at …

Manhattan DA's office says it has 423 uncracked Apple devices in evidence room

The Manhattan district attorney's office now has 423 uncrackable devices in its evidence room, all of them Apple products running iOS 8 or later, …