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The 10 highest-paying tech jobs in America in 2017

As a new report from job site Glassdoor shows, employers are willing to pay a premium for certain in-demand tech skills.<p>Based on salary reports shared by employees on Glassdoor over the past year, here are the 10 highest-paying tech jobs in the US, the current number of job openings, and what these …

Employment

Apple says online store will ‘be updated’ overnight as new products anticipated

While this could turn out to be nothing at all, there’s an interesting detail on Apple’s system status page: the Apple Online Store is scheduled to go down tomorrow from 12:00 am to 5:30 am PT. Apple’s online store typically goes offline for several hours ahead of product refreshes.<p>Apple cites …

Love that new Mac smell? Now you can buy a candle that smells like a freshly-opened Apple product

I thought it was just me, but apparently I’m not the only one who tends to take a long extended whiff every time I crack open a new Apple product. There’s just something about the smell that’s so ridiculously pleasing to the senses.<p>Apparently the fine folks over at Apple accessory maker TwelveSouth …

Smartphone cameras now have the power to detect anemia with this brilliant app

HemaApp was developed by scientists to detect anemia, a common condition that often goes undiagnosed. Using the camera and flash to estimate …

Clueless technophiles are destroying their iPhone 7's after watching prank video

A video purporting to reveal the secret headphone jack in the iPhone 7 has over 10 million views on YouTube. To get to the hidden headphone jack, according to the video, you’ll need to drill into the bottom of the phone while placing it snugly into a vice.<p>Obviously, this is where most of us figure …

Sony enters the aftermarket CarPlay scene with sleek 6.4-inch screen

CarPlay is showing up in plenty of new car models this year, but it’s much cheaper to replace the radio in the car you already own to get CarPlay for yourself. Sony is joining the aftermarket CarPlay scene this fall with its new and relatively affordable XAV-AX100 receiver.<p>Aftermarket CarPlay …

Tim Cook just admitted Apple is working on a new computing platform

In an interview with The Washington Post published Sunday, Cook said Apple is "doing a lot of things" with augmented reality (AR), the technology that puts digital images on top of the real world.<p>Here's the full quote:<p>"I think AR is extremely interesting and sort of a core technology. So, yes, it's …

Augmented Reality

Razer's iPad Pro mechanical keyboard is indulgent typing heaven

For almost as long as there have been iPads, there have been people at airports and cafes pecking away at emails on tiny Bluetooth keyboards. Some of these were even pretty good, but I was never able to make them stick; I found them too fiddly to set up, and they never felt great as actual …

IPad Pro

GoldenEye 007 gets an unofficial multiplayer remake with modern graphics

It's available for free on PC<p><i>GoldenEye 007</i>, the beloved N64 first-person shooter, has been recreated in high-definition glory by a team of dedicated fans over the course of 10 years. The mod, known as <i>GoldenEye: Source</i>, received its first update in more than three years this week. It's free to …

Retrogaming

Spaceplan is the perfect game to leave on a browser tab at work

Click for potato<p>It’s Friday afternoon in August. Some inexplicably over-productive colleague has scheduled you to join a meeting you don’t really need to be in. You need to pay attention, but if you took 10 seconds here or two minutes there to zone out, that would be okay. You, my friend, should …

Potatoes

Sony announces plans to make PlayStation games for iOS and Android

It looks like Sony will follow Nintendo’s cue and focus on mobile gaming. The company announced today that it will form a new business unit tasked with bringing PlayStation titles and IP to iOS and Android devices.<p>That sounds like great news for gamers, but there’s a caveat here, it seems. Forward …

Gaming

'OpenEmu' for OS X Now Supports Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1 and More

OpenEmu, an open source retro and arcade game emulator for OS X, has been updated to version 2.0.1 with support for 16 additional gaming systems, including Nintendo 64, Sony PlayStation 1 and PSP, ColecoVision, Intellivision and others listed below.<p>OpenEmu 2.0.1 also features a redesigned user …

This is not a Prius: Lamborghini made a plug-in hybrid with 910 horsepower

The phrases "plug-in hybrid" and "bone-crushing power" don't typically go together, but Lamborghini's Asterion — which just broke cover at the Paris Motor Show — is doing its best to put them in the same sentence.<p>The car's full name is actually Asterion LPI 910-4: LPI stands for "longitudinale …

Tor Is For Everyone: Why You Should Use Tor

EFF recently kicked off its second Tor Challenge, an initiative to strengthen the Tor network for online anonymity and improve one of the best free …

PSA: T-Mobile's iPhone 5 pre-orders start rolling today

If T-Mobile's recent event cussed you into wanting one of its tweaked A1428 iPhone 5s with LTE, AWS HSPA+ and no contract strings attached, you can now order one up. Apple's flagship can be had through the carrier for $99 down and 24 payments of $20 for a total of $579 -- a snappy $70 savings over …