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The Camera In Apple's Next iPhone Might Get A Major Upgrade

Though Apple has improved the cameras on the iPhone each year, this would be the first time the actual image sensor gets a boost in megapixels since 2011, when Apple upgraded the rear-facing camera's 5-megapixel camera to 8 megapixels.<p>The same TechNews Taiwan report mentions a second source that …

One word explains why Google would pay $100M for a failing payments app

Apple.<p>Rumor has it Google might buy mobile payments company Softcard — a move that could help Google compete with Apple’s fledgling Apple Pay payments service.<p>Softcard is a joint venture between Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile that was formerly known as ISIS. Like Apply Pay, it relies on Near-Field …

The 20 photographs of the week

Art and design,Culture,Charlie Hebdo attack,New York,Michael Brown shooting,Eric Garner,Syria,Barack Obama,David Cameron,Typhoon Haiyan,Mexico,Hong Kong,US sports,Haiti,François Hollande,Angela Merkel,Americas,Natural disasters and extreme weather,Asia Pacific,Middle East and North Africa<p>Climbers …

Hong Kong

With HomeKit on horizon, home automation is about to get real

Tech Companies Want You To Buy Your Music All Over Again At Higher Prices

Apple, Sony, and Pono, a music-player project spearheaded by Neil Young, are planning to release new products that play music in high-end formats that will likely command premium prices. Pono was finally released on Monday.<p>The prism-shaped device can play music in higher resolutions than iPhones or …

This Is The Best Chromebook You Can Buy

A Chromebook is a relatively new type of computer. It doesn't run on Windows or OS X, but rather Google's Chrome operating system. Google's software is very basic, and it's meant to be used while connected to the Internet.<p>So if you're the type of person that really only uses a laptop for checking …

Intel keeps throwing billions down the drain at tablets, phones

Despite the fact that it recorded net income of $11.7 billion in 2014 on $55.9 billion in revenue, Intel still isn’t reaping financial benefits from …

CES

The Mediterranean and the Continuity of Man

Since we first published this series on LensCulture a few years ago, it has continually proved to be one of our most popular articles. Something about the project’s distinctive mix of deadpan humor and political, environmental savvy has made it stand out, again and again, for thousands of …

Monte Carlo

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