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Apple looks poised to sell 21 million watches in first year

Didn’t think the Apple Watch would catch on? Not everyone agrees, especially analysts who study sales projections.<p>Cupertino is on track to sell 21 million watches and rake in about $8.4 billion in revenue in the first 12 months of the Apple Watch, according to one of the hottest Apple analysts …

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at …

Periodic Table

DOJ says Apple should be forced to unlock encrypted user data if asked by government

Earlier this week, Apple stated that it would be nearly impossible for it to access the data on a passcode-locked iOS device running iOS 8 or later. The company also noted, however, that even if it were possible, it would not feel comfortable doing so as to not tarnish the trust it shares with its …

Tim Cook says the new Apple TV is coming next week

Apple's CEO is being interviewed tonight at the WSJD Live event, and Tim Cook revealed that yes, the new Apple TV will arrive this month as promised. The taller, more powerful fourth generation box is due to ship next week, bringing along its touchpad remote and access to the App Store with tvOS. …

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

Zombie and Non-Zombie Technologies and What We Should Be Teaching in Basic Networking Classes

In the networking field, there are a number of technologies that should be dead but that still linger on, at least in our folklore and training, if not actually installed in modern networks. There are also concepts and technologies that are extensively used in modern networks, but that aren’t …

Cisco Systems

Why foreign startups fail in Indonesia

In my 10 years in Indonesia, I have seen enough foreign-owned startups fail both in traditional and tech businesses to make any expatriate …

Meet Wove, An E-Ink Touchscreen Computer That Wraps Around Your Arm

Take your iPad, turn it into a slap bracelet and you’ve got Wove, the first computer that can roll up and wrap around your wrist.<p>Wove is the first product from flexible electronics company Polyera . It functions a lot like a smartwatch, but with the added ability to curve and bend. It’s also one of …

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iPhone 6s with TSMC chip shown to run cooler, offer better battery performance than Samsung A9 processor models [Videos]

We’ve heard and read a lot about Apple going with two different manufacturers for the A9 chip in its iPhone 6s. Some models ship with a processor made by TSMC while others come with a Samsung-made component. While you’d expect that Apple would ensure both are built to offer comparable performance, …

Bowers and Wilkins' new Zeppelin speaker nixes the dock to go wireless

Eight years ago, Bowers & Wilkins released its first Zeppelin speaker dock. After a few updates along the way, the company nixed the dock and went wireless for the new model. The appropriately named Zeppelin Wireless keeps the airship-esque design while adding support for AirPlay, Spotify Connect …

Nice new thing for the web: You can have your post pages show related posts from the rest of your Tumblr

Nice new thing for the web: You can have your post pages show <b>related posts from the rest of your Tumblr</b>. Yes, give passers-by a sense of your whole <i>oeuvre</i> from a single post<i>.</i><p>Need an example? Okay, okay. Assuming you’re on the web right now, check out this old staff post. See?<p>If you’re using the default theme (Optica), it’ll be on by default. If it bugs you, you can turn off it in your theme customization panel.<p>And if you enjoy digging around in code and want to add this function to whatever …

3 Ways Managers Start Off On the Wrong Foot

When you take your first leadership role, or find yourself at the helm of a new team, first impressions are essential to get right. (Sorry to have to add even more pressure to what is already a challenging situation, but the reality is that thanks to the way human brains are wired, impressions are …

Leadership

The 13 schools that have spawned the most $1 billion unicorn startups

You might think the most successful startups are born in garages (following the famous HP script), but a lot of the most innovative tech ideas were actually made in college dorm rooms.<p>Research firm Pitchbook determined which schools have created the most companies with a valuation over $1 billion, …

Microsoft challenges Apple w/ Surface Pro 4 iPad Pro competitor, Surface Book laptop aimed at MacBook Pro, more

At Microsoft’s event today it unveiled a huge array of ambitious and interesting tech which should be enough to make Apple stand up and take notice. The once-giant of the consumer electronics world has had to reinvent itself over the past couple of years, and judging from today’s event, it’s doing …

Why Jack Dorsey Is Ready to Save Twitter

How he went from CEO reject to CEO savior.<p>On a fall day in 2010, Jack Dorsey stepped before his staff at Square, his payments startup, to deliver a pep talk at its weekly all-hands meeting. He was dressed in a rakish dark Prada suit and tie that was much more Don Draper than Silicon Valley …

Social Media

How to stop Photos from automatically launching when plugging your iPhone

Since I updated my Mac to the latest macOS version, the Photos app has decided to automatically launch every time I plug my iPhone in my computer for …

Time I

What Edward Snowden On Twitter Could Mean For The Presidential Race

Twitter's newest high-profile user just might push the issue of domestic surveillance back into the presidential campaign's conversation.<p>Edward Snowden sent his first-ever tweet at noon on Tuesday, asking, "Can you hear me now?"<p>One Republican candidate clearly did. Within the hour, former New York …

Social Media

Could the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Be Waterproof?

Apple never mentioned anything about waterproofing the iPhone 6s, or even water resistance, but it looks like the tech giant may have made some strides in that arena. An ambitious and adventurous YouTuber, Zach Straley, uploaded video of his waterproofing tests and the results are impressive (we …

Mobile Technology

The Secret of the Apple’s New San Francisco Fonts

iOS 9 is now publicly released. It’s a subtle change but the system fonts of iOS 9 are now changed to the Apple’s new San Francisco fonts, replacing …

Typography

Apple reveals 13 million iPhone 6s, 6s Plus sold in opening weekend

Apple has shed some light on first weekend iPhone sales. Early this morning, the company revealed that it has sold more than 13 million iPhone 6s and …

The iPad Pro's biggest challenge: finding its place between tablet and laptop

<i>This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.</i><p><i>By Jared Newman</i><p>When Apple launched the iPad in 2010, the biggest question was whether it could carve out a space between smartphones and laptops.<p>For a while, the answer was yes, as the iPad became Apple's …

The best iPhone 6s 3D Touch features [Video]

Apple’s iPhone 6s is finally here and it comes along with a new feature that you may not be familiar with. Today we’re checking out the best 3D Touch features. Some of you are probably thinking, how is this any different from a long press, right? Well its uses may not be very different at the …

8 cool new things you can do with Siri

The new Siri in iOS 9 isn't just a question-and-answer machine — she can predict what you want to do or who you want to talk to before you even ask.<p>But Siri has improved in other ways, too.<p>Here's a look at what you can do with Siri as part of Apple's new iPhone update.<p>(For more on how to upgrade to …

Dining Room: Modern Dining Room Furniture Style With Arcylic Chairs, green dining chairs, sustainable wood dining table

Modern Dining Room Furniture Style With Arcylic Chairs<p>Home » Dining Room » Selecting Modern Dining Room Furniture » Modern Dining Room Furniture …

The best iPhone and iPad accessories

<i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>A huge ecosystem of accessories surrounds the iPad and iPhone, with options to handle pretty much any need. At The Wirecutter, we spend dozens of hours (at least) on each of our …

Security firm publishes list of some of the iOS apps infected by XcodeGhost – including Angry Birds 2 [Update: more apps]

<i>Update 1: The list of apps has now been updated with apps identified by Dutch security company Fox-IT. The company is reporting seeing malware traffic from the apps in Europe.</i><p><i>Update 2: Rovio has advised that only the version of Angry Birds 2 in the Chinese App Store was affected.</i><p>I wish to clarify …

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

Photographer shows iPhone 6s Plus in relief of a DSLR at MLB game (Gallery)

How does the upgraded camera on the iPhone 6s Plus perform under real-world conditions? Today we get our best look yet thanks to a photo gallery of a recent MLB game shot by photographer Brad Mangin for Sports Illustrated.<p><i>Click for full-size images</i><p>While the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus don’t …

How and why to enable Wi-Fi Assist on iOS 9

For me and my iPhone ways, Wi-Fi Assist is a small but most appreciated part of iOS 9. During the summer months, I like to take my dog for a walk and listen to a few innings of the Cincinnati Reds on the MLB.com At Bat app. Because my iPhone clings to the weakening Wi-Fi signal in my house as I …

iOS

Radar turns your smartphone into a baseball speed detector

Want to know if your baseball team's pitching skills are up to snuff without carrying a dedicated (and frequently not-so-smart) speed detector? Scoutee might have something up your alley. It's crowdfunding a baseball radar peripheral that turns Android phones and iPhones into pitch speed detectors. …