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Apple is having trouble pulling its internet TV service together

The service's unveiling has been pushed back until 2016<p>Apple is having some difficulty getting its long-awaited internet TV service off the ground. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that, though Apple still wants to deliver live, local programming to customers, sources say talks with CBS, Fox, and NBC have stalled. …

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Apple May Be Bringing Fighter Jet Technology To Car Windshields

One Apple analyst says that it’s “very likely” the company is working on a head-up display (HUD) for car windshields. The technology, which is …

Jaguar Land Rover

Apple + Sexe = Santé reproductive

SMARTPHONE - La nouvelle version du système d'exploitation mobile d'Apple, iOS 9, intègre une nouvelle fonctionnalité dans l'application Santé. …

IOS

This Inflatable Space Elevator Could House Hotels and Airports High In The Sky

The logistics of launching into orbit might be very difficult but at least if you build it, tourists will come.<p>Thoth is a Canadian company that makes miniaturized, lightweight gadgets to be taken into space, and now it has just patented an insane, sci-fi technology that could make getting them into …

Update makes iTunes Match play nice with Apple Music

While Apple hasn’t been adding DRM to your music, there must have been some issue with the service when paired with iTunes Match.<p>iTunes 12.2.1 is out now, and it contains a fix for any iTunes Match users who saw iTunes change some songs from Matched (which gives you access to high-resolution audio …

How to Manually Enter Data in the Apple Health App on iPhone

Apple's Health app helps iPhone users keep track of a variety of data concerning their health all in one place. The iPhone Health app for iPhone versions 5s and later keeps track of how many steps you take in a day, including running and walking distances. Health app users can track their bedtime …

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NASA Loses Contact With New Horizons; Pluto Spacecraft Enters 'Safe Mode'

<b>Update: NASA has regained communications with New Horizons. Full story here.</b><p>Ten days before NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft was due to make its closest approach to Pluto, the space agency reports that at 1:54 PM EDT on the afternoon of July 4th local U.S. time, it lost contact with the $700 million …

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April 14, 2015: CRS-6 First Stage Tracking Cam

Apple applies for patent for person-to-person payments, secured by Touch ID

When I suggested that Apple could in the future move beyond Apple Pay to become a bank, a couple of you observed that person-to-person payments might make a logical next step in that direction. It appears Apple may agree: <i>Patently Apple</i> notes that the company today applied for a patent for a method …

Apple has published a great free learn to code course for Swift — on GitHub

<i>TL;DR: Apple has apparently, via some sort of collaboration with a university professor, published last week — during WWDC — a really solid-looking</i> …

Apple Watch is more popular now than orginal iPhone

The launch of the original iPhone and the first Apple Watch have been polar opposites. While the iPhone was available at Apple Stores and third-parties on launch day, getting your hands on an Apple Watch on April 24th was almost impossible.<p>According to researchers at Morgan Stanley, that’s because …

Lexus just unveiled what it calls a real, working hoverboard

Lexus posted a video on Tuesday for a vehicle we've all dreamed about but never thought possible: a real hoverboard.<p>The video is short, and doesn't …

Apple Paying 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed Free During Apple Music Trial Period

Apple will pay record labels 0.2 cents for each song that customers stream for free during the three-month Apple Music free trial, reports <i>The New York Times</i>. The rate is similar to what Spotify pays out for songs accessed through its free streaming tier and does not include a smaller payment made …

The patent that proves Apple wants to put fingerprint scanners inside displays

Recent reports claim that Apple is looking to eliminate the need for a physical “home” button on future iPhones by integrating Touch ID fingerprint sensors into the main display. Now we have the patent application to prove it!<p>Published Thursday, Cult of Mac got its hands on a patent application …

Mikme wants to fix your iPhone’s audio problem

SAN FRANCISCO — While other people were crapping their pants or scratching their heads during the Apple Music unveiling, Philipp Sonnleitner was having an “aha!” moment.<p>It happened right after Apple took the wraps off of Connect, the social element of Apple Music designed to let artists share …

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US military to develop Star Wars-style hoverbikes with British company

The Malloy Aeronautics prototype, powered by four bladed fans, is intended to do many of the jobs of a helicopter but will be safer and cheaper<p>Science fiction-obsessed children of the 1960s might have been disappointed to know that half a century later they would neither live in space nor get their …

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Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Won’t get fooled again: Apple places unexpectedly large order for iPhone 6s

After leaving customers hanging when it came to quickly fulfilling early iPhone 6 and Apple Watch orders, Apple’s reportedly taking no chances with the iPhone 6s.<p>According to Pacific Crest analyst Andy Hargreaves, Apple has upped its order volume for the next-generation iPhone to avoid …

End of the Newsstand means many publishers will be without logical categories for their apps

<i>Many publishers are unaware that their apps are already in the main part of the App Store, often miscategorized, or inside categories far too broad</i> …

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Thirty-one years later, the Mac is still a vital part of Apple's soul

Developed on, developed on, developed on<p>First of all, let me go back to a point that I've made time after time, whenever paranoid Mac users start …

Drummer is a beautiful, minimal drum machine for iPhone

"The world of pro audio gear has not yet been hit by the <i>tidal wave</i> of the internet, nor by the….. <i>earthquake</i> of good design," howls Jake Lodwick. He’s the effervescent, manchild co-founder of Vimeo, and more recently of Elepath, a software development company based out of New York City’s hip …

Continuity in Yosemite/iOS 8: Which network powers what service? | Ars Technica

Apple leaves no networking technology untouched to bring you Continuity.<p>If you have the latest Mac and the latest iPhone or iPad running Apple's …

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Uh-Oh, Now It Looks Like There Isn't A New Apple TV On Its Way

The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and 9to5Mac all said Apple was developing a new version of its little hockey puck sized TV box.<p>But on Friday, Apple blogger Jim Dalrymple shot down much of that reporting. He did it in his own signature way.<p>If you don't follow the Apple blogosphere, this takes a …

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