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Larger screen for new iPhone reportedly begins production next month

Display for second larger iPhone reportedly delayed<p>Apple's parts suppliers are expected to begin mass producing displays for a larger iPhone as early as next month in preparation for a fall launch, reports Reuters. Multiple news outlets have previously reported that Apple is planning to launch two …

Huawei hits record sales despite security fears

2013 was a good year for Chinese manufacturer Huawei, now third in the mobile phone market despite security concerns.<p>The year of the snake was a good for one for Huawei. The Chinese phone builder became the world's third-biggest phone manufacturer on the back of record sales and flourishing profits …

Mobile

Beautiful Houses: Boz

This week we will show you the beautiful House Boz in Pretoria, South Africa, a project by Nico van der Meulen Architects. This house is super …

Architecture

Apple's New Job Post Fuels iWatch Rumor Mill

Are you a physiologist looking for a new challenge? Apple may want to hire you. The company is currently looking for a User Studies Exercise …

Sony sells its VAIO PC business, is splitting TV arm into a separate company

Sony said it was "addressing various options" as recently as yesterday when it came to its VAIO PC and laptop arm, and while announcing its financial results for Q3 2013, it's apparently come to a decision. Amid reforming its TV arm (and splitting it into a standalone entity by June 2014), it's …

Browser makers get past high-resolution image impasse

Newer screens packed with pixels are great for detail, but only if software can take advantage of them.<p>It looks like browser makers have settled on a way to handle high-resolution images, which are now common with the arrival of screens like Apple's Retina displays.<p>Browser makers haven't offered …

Web Development

10M Messages Were Sent on WeChat In One Minute On Chinese New Year Eve

Exactly how popular is messaging service WeChat in China? Well, statistics released yesterday by the team behind Weixin, the version of WeChat available in the country, reveal that a whopping 10 million messages were sent in one minute at peak on the eve of Chinese New Year (hat/tip Tech in …

When the Bay Bridge towered over San Francisco

A new exhibit at San Francisco's de Young museum showcases photographs and art of the construction of the Bay Bridge in the mid- to late '30s.<p>These days, the Golden Gate Bridge is by far the most famous span in the world, let alone California, or even San Francisco. Yet, in 1937, when it was …

Art

How are new iPhones faring in Japan? NTT Docomo offers clues

NTT Docomo, which began offering the iPhone for the first time last fall, is seeing mostly positive results so far in Japan, where the iPhone has been red hot.<p>NTT Docomo provided some visibility into iPhone sales in Japan, when that country's largest carrier reported earnings on Friday. Most of the …

Japan

Apple store using sniffers to combat B.O.?

A report says the Apple store in Santa Monica, Calif., has such problems with bad smells that is has sensors to activate ventilation systems. Is this an isolated issue?<p>Have you noticed that not everyone cares too much about the odor they emit?<p>Do you recoil at times when you walk past an apparently …

Apple Store

Windows 8.1 Metro: Start or stop?

The tiled, touch-centric Metro interface is an integral part of Windows 8. So integral that Windows defaults to Metro on start up. Should this change?<p>The Metro screen certainly has had its detractors. Is Microsoft now one of them?<p>The touch-friendly tiled start screen, aka Metro, that greets …

Software

Humans came long after aliens, scientist suggests

A Harvard astrophysicist says his research indicates that humans may be one of the last life forms to inhabit the universe. Alien microbes came millions of years before us.<p>I've never thought of humanity as being especially advanced.<p>Somehow, we struggle so much with such basic things as thermostats …

Habitable Zone

Spotify vs. Beats: The super cool battles the Super Bowl

Spotify and Beats Music take polar-opposite approaches in how they pitch themselves to you. That difference underscores where they're from -- and where they're going.<p>Beats Music and Spotify have very different ideas of what marketing means: It's all, or basically nothing. Respectively.<p>If you've …

Media Management

What headphone buyers need to know, Part 2

Open- vs. closed-back headphones, what's the difference?<p>There are many types of headphones, and if you understand the pros and cons of each before you go shopping, you'll make a more informed buying decision. Closed- and open-back headphones sound very different and serve different needs. To learn …

Consumer Tech

Apple said to be studying solar, motion charging for iWatch

The company has apparently spent a lot of time studying charging methods for the iWatch, according to a report in The New York Times.<p>A New York Times report is providing more fodder for iWatch speculation, including the purported use of solar power.<p>Apple has been testing both solar and wireless …

Study Skills

Jobs Biographer Walter Isaacson: 'Execution is What Really Matters,' Apple is the Best

Earlier this month, Walter Isaacson, the man who wrote the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, garnered some attention when he told a CNBC interviewer that the "greatest innovation today" was coming from Google, not Apple.<p>Yesterday, Isaacson did an interview with <i>Bloomberg TV</i>, where he clarified …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …