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A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Windows Phone 8.1 photos show notification center and UI changes

Microsoft is readying a Windows Phone 8.1 update that's expected to debut in early 2014. While the company is in "shut up and ship" mode, it's currently pushing out smaller updates primarily designed for new hardware. Two images have surfaced this week that may provide an early look at Windows …

I'm Going to Buy 6 Apple iWatches. Here's Why.

In a few hours we are going to see what Apple has been working on lately. There’ll be new iPhones, maybe some new software and perhaps even an Apple TV or iPads.<p>And one more thing.<p>Please, let there be a ‘one more thing’ this time!<p>It is not like we deserve a brand new revolution from Apple, but it …

Apple demos Nike+ Move alongside new M7 processor for enhanced fitness apps

At its keynote today, Apple announced the M7 "motion coprocessor," a key feature in the iPhone 5s, which measures the accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope continuously in the device. The processor identifies user movement and can tell apps if you're stationary, walking, or driving based on what …

Fingerprint analysis: will the iPhone’s newest sensor change the world again?

Biometrics could be the latest technology to benefit from Apple’s touch<p>The era of one-tap authentication is about to begin. Apple's announcement today of a fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5s brings biometrics into the mainstream, enabling fast and secure access to your smartphone while also …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

Apple Won’t Introduce New Apple TV Box Next Week, Will Upgrade Software

There are very, very good odds you’re going to hear about new iPhones at Apple’s event next Tuesday.<p>But if you’re looking for a new Apple TV, you’re …

A Free Amazon Smartphone? It's All About The Services

There’s a fascinating scoop today from Jessica Lessin and Amir Efrati about the long-awaited, first smartphone from Amazon: according to their sources, the e-commerce giant wants to be able to give it to you for free.<p>Bear in mind “free” is a slightly deceptive term here. Amazon probably plans to …

Report: Apple testing 64-bit iPhone processor with a “motion tracking” chip

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>According to a pair of tweets from Fox anchor Clayton Morris, your next iPhone(s aapl) could be 31 percent faster and have a …

Microsoft’s brilliant move: Keeping the Nokia name on the low-end phones it just bought

Several aspects of Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia’s handset business have analysts and other assorted pundits scratching their heads. Ben Evans of Enders Analysis lays out some questions in his blog post on the deal:<p>There’s lots of detail in the transaction structure to pick over. Why is Nokia …

Mobile

Google Has Created A Programming Language That Thumbs Its Nose At Oracle

Ellison thinks Android copies a programming language owned by Oracle called Java.<p>Google is working on the ultimate come-back: It has created a programming language called Golang, or Go, that some people say can replace Java altogether.<p>Java was developed 20 years ago at Sun Microsystems and has …

Programming

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Apps

Parallels Launches Desktop 9: Faster, Stronger, And Packed With New Features!

Following yesterday’s launch of the new Parallels Access program, which allows you to run desktop apps on your iPad almost as well as if they were …

This ad blocking software is getting users to pay for it to advertise

As marketing stunts go, this one is impressive. AdBlock is a free piece of software you can add to your web browser to, well, block ads. Its creator, Michael Gundlach, says it is used by 20 million people. But he wants more.<p>And—in a twist—Gundlach apparently believes the best way to tell people …

Digital Advertising

exploring the connections between our economics and our faith

<b>Published on</b> August 24th, 2013 | <i>by Josh Schuler</i><p>0<p>The Diminishing Return of Spiritual Disciplines<p>The first time I had a 60/40 burger at Big Al’s it was …

When Your Quiet Time Goes Silent

I was in my early 20’s when I became a Christian. And as a new believer, I earnestly sought to make up the ground that I felt I’d lost by spending …

New Videos Depict 'Champagne' and 'Graphite' iPhone 5S Casings

Two new videos published today give a detailed look at the casings of the "champagne" colored iPhone 5S and the "graphite" 5S, which first showed up in photos earlier this week.<p>While there has been a non-stop stream of images and videos depicting the gold iPhone 5S, a video from <i>TLD</i> offers a good …

Security

BEYOND 2013: What Will Apple Make Next?

We already have a pretty good idea of what's coming from Apple this fall: A new iPhone 5S, a plastic "cheap" iPhone, and a few new iPads.<p>But what about next year and beyond? Well, there's still a lot of talk about a computerized wristwatch and a larger iPhone. And it looks like 2014 will be the …

iPhone

A7 Processor to Be 31% Faster and 64-Bit, iPhone 5S to Support Motion Tracking?

The next-generation A7 processor in the iPhone 5S will be roughly 31 percent faster than the current A6, according to a tweet by Fox News' Clayton Morris. His sources have also mentioned a "separate chip devoted to motion tracking".<p>It's unclear how Apple would use motion tracking abilities, but it …

Swingbyte

Start getting real, useful data about your golf swing so you can make serious improvements with Swingbyte ($150). This simple device quickly attaches …

Golf

Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA Beer

When it comes to well known craft breweries, there are few with a reputation and reach equal to Dogfish Head Brewery. The Delaware-based brewers are …

Elbow sidelines Brandon Beachy

ST. LOUIS -- The Atlanta Braves have placed Brandon Beachy on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.<p>The NL East leaders announced …

Google Glass Isn’t Coming To Best Buy Next Year, And It Won’t Cost $299

Even though Google Glass is out in the wild and on the heads of around 10,000 people, there are still plenty of questions about it. For a long time now, we’ve heard that Glass would retail for $299. And earlier this week, unofficial Glass evangelist Robert Scoble put a bit more oil on the fire when …

1Password 4 for Mac ‘sneak peek’ shows what to expect this fall

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Back in December of last year, Agilebits updated its iOS version of 1Password taking user feedback to heart. With a completely …

ESPN in talks to stream all channels online, for a price

Disney-owned ESPN has held preliminary talks to make its programming available on internet television services like the ones said to be under development by Apple, Google, Intel, and Sony. In an interview with Bloomberg, ESPN president John Skipper said the sports network is interested in selling …

Why Do Christians Leave the Faith? The Problem of Responding Badly to Doubt

<i>by Bradley Wright</i><p>Part 3 in a series on deconversion<p>Does Christians’ bad behavior cause people to leave the faith? When we started this research …