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A day in the life — with Apple Watch

Come in, control<p>Controlling the Apple Watch is easy — as long as you remember that it's an Apple Watch and not an iPhone. It's not meant for hours or …

Google Now for Android gains the ability to show cards from third-party apps

Google today updated its main Android app with a big enhancement to Google Now: It can serve cards from third-party apps. So far, the new functionality is supported by 40 different apps, bringing you Now cards that offer information when it might be most useful.<p>Google says it teamed up with over 30 …

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

The Most Tweeted Moment at the Golden Globes Was Not What You Might Think

If you had predicted that the most tweeted and Facebooked moment from the Golden Globes would involve the best-original-song category, you probably would have guessed that Lana Del Rey had carried a flamingo to the stage after winning for “Big Eyes,” or Lorde might have caused a stir by bringing …

The golden ratio has spawned a beautiful new curve: the Harriss spiral | Alex Bellos

Photograph: Edmund Harriss<p>The Harriss spiral.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/12/9/1418159374839/6f595021-96b3-44d2-89e7-d6c08bf35881-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Edmund Harriss<p>The Harriss …

Mathematics

2015 Detroit Auto Show: Acura's New NSX Is An American-Made Hybrid Supercar

Honda brings high-tech efficiency down to Earth—and back to the U.S.<p>Honda's Acura division finally unveiled the long-awaited production version of its new NSX supercar this afternoon in Detroit. The sleek hybrid machine—designed and to be built in the United States—is easily the most significant …

Detroit Auto Show

iOS 8.2 Release Nears With New Apple Update

While the mysterious iOS 8.1.3 is expected to launch shortly, today Apple has taken another significant step forward with the major iOS version everyone is talking about: iOS 8.2.<p>Following a promising video walkthrough last month, Apple has released the fourth beta of iOS 8.2 to developers at the …

Samsung Just Announced A New Metal Galaxy Phone That's Thinner Than The iPhone 6

The 6.3mm Galaxy A7 is also thinner than the iPhone 6, which measures 6.9mm, and the device comes with metal edges just like the other phones Samsung has announced in recent months.<p>As a point of comparison, Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 measures about 8.1mm, which is almost two full millimeters …

Phones

How To Speed Up iOS 8 On Your iPhone Or iPad

So iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were launched with new and modern iOS 8, and oh how iPhone users were excited. New phone, new OS, the world was …

‘It’s been way too long': Apple sends out invites for Thursday, October 16th iPad & Mac event

It’s happening: Apple has just announced a keynote address for Thursday, October 16th to take place at the Town Hall auditorium on its Infinite Loop Campus in Cupertino, California. Invitations to select members of the media and special guests indicate that the event will, as always, begin at 10 AM …

Bill Gates Is Way More Involved With Microsoft Than Anyone Realizes

Since naming Satya Nadella as CEO, Bill Gates spends a third of his time working at Microsoft, he told Vanity Fair's Bethany McLean.<p>That's a surprisingly big chunk of time and more than most people realize. When Nadella became CEO, Gates gave up the Microsoft chairman job and took on the vague …

Bill Gates

Almost Every Single Detail About Apple's Next iPad May Have Just Leaked

The report closely lines up with rumors we've heard about Apple's coming iPad, which is expected to debut on Oct. 16. Andrew didn't publish the pictures, but he did describe some of the design differences in as much detail as possible. Here's an overview of the changes outlined in his post:<p>The new …

IPad Air

Yahoo Servers Were Owned By Bash Bug Hackers

At least two Yahoo! servers were compromised over the weekend by hackers exploiting the infamous Shellshock vulnerability, resident in command line processor Bash.<p>The details of the breach were released by researcher Jonathan Hall, who claimed Romanian hackers attempting to build a sizable botnet …

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

If your image of a computer programmer is a young man, there's a good reason: It's true. Recently, many big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees worked in programming and technical jobs. Google had some of the highest rates: 17 percent of its technical staff is female.<p>It wasn't …

Bitcoin drops to $290, hits lowest price of 2014 before bouncing back

http://www.coindesk.com/price/<p>To cap off two weeks of falling prices, bitcoin plunged to its lowest price in 2014 on Sunday, hitting $290.83 at one …

Paper, Threadless Make and Flowboard are using Adobe's Creative SDK to update their mobile apps

Adobe launched its Creative SDK in June, and it has thus far been in private beta. Today, as announced at the company’s Max conference in Los Angeles, Adobe has now released a public beta of the software library that lets third-party developers tap into Adobe’s Creative Cloud technology.<p>A brief …

Instagram Hires First COO, Facebook VP Marne Levine

Levine will oversee the internal business at Instagram.<p>Instagram has hired Marne Levine, Facebook’s VP of global public policy, as its first chief operating officer.<p>Levine, who worked at Facebook the past four years helping to manage its policy teams worldwide, will now focus on keeping Instagram …

Backed By $9.5 Million, Curbside Launches A Mobile Shopping App For Same-Day Pickup, Not Delivery

A number of companies today are experimenting with same-day e-commerce, including Amazon, Google, eBay, Instacart and others – but for most, the focus has been on same-day delivery. A new shopping startup called Curbside, backed by $9.5 million in seed and Series A funding, instead wants to become …

Uber Hires Former Lyft COO VanderZanden to Spur International Growth

Will the ongoing Spy vs. Spy war between San Francisco ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber ever end? Not today it won't!<p>Will the ongoing Spy vs. Spy war between San Francisco ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber ever end?<p>Not today it won’t, with Uber hiring recently departed Lyft COO Travis …

Adobe introduces Premiere Clip, a video editor for iPhone and iPad

One of the biggest names in video editing is coming to mobile. Adobe is today introducing Premiere Clip, a simple and streamlined video editor for the iPhone and iPad. Though it shares a family name with Premiere Pro, Adobe's desktop editor, Clip is a far simpler app — it's meant for everyone, not …

HP is better not together — company to split into enterprise and PC/printer businesses

Hewlett-Packard is now forging ahead with plans to split off its PC-and-printer businesses into a separate company, with the rest of the company’s …

Ebola patient in Dallas turns critical, no new U.S. cases

DALLAS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared to be receiving none of the experimental medicines for the virus, a top U.S. health official said.<p>Workers in hazardous material suits step out …

Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8 Keyboard Permissions (But Were Afraid To Ask)

By far the most exciting thing about iOS 8 — <i>imho</i> — is the side-door it opens into Apple’s walled garden to allow keyboard app makers to come on in for the first time.<p>No longer is it true that outlandish Qwertys with a twist are barred from Apple’s kingdom. If you want a keyboard that writes in …

Two Weeks Later, Here's What Users Think of the iPhone 6 Plus

When Apple unveiled not one, but two new iPhone 6 devices — the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus — the question of which iPhone 6 to …

Perhaps one of the most notable features of iOS 8, (at least one which is currently being peddled heavily by Apple), is the ability to now add custom keyboards to your daily workflow. Taking full advantage of this new capability included within the latest software update, Steven Barnegren’s Translator Keyboard rids the need for you […]

Perhaps one of the most notable features of iOS 8, <i>(at least one which is currently being peddled heavily by Apple)</i>, is the ability to now add <b>custom</b> …

Get the best deals with these shopping apps for iOS

They say the best way to shop is to have a plan. You spend less, save time, and get what you want. With these apps on your iDevice, you can become a …

7 Ways to Preserve Your Battery Life on iOS 8

Those of you running the latest iOS 8 software on your iPhone or iPad might notice your battery life dwindling faster than usual.<p>That's because the …

Tweetbot 3.5: iPhone 6 Support, Interactive Notifications, and iOS 8 Extensions – MacStories

For the past two months, I’ve been switching back and forth between Tweetbot and Twitter’s official app for iOS in a personal quest to understand what’s the best Twitter client for me today. Tweetbot 3.5, available today on the App Store, has given me the biggest incentive to keep using Tapbots’ …

Paste+, a Clipboard Action Widget – MacStories

When iOS 8 launched three weeks ago, I came across a company called Avanio Labs that had launched a set of three apps on the App Store: Paste+, Agenda+, and Forecast+. The apps were presented as Notification Center widgets, and I found that interesting as I assumed that Apple would reject apps that …

Bendgate Unbent: Apple And Viral iPhone 6 Plus Bender Are Both Right

Bendgate, the story about how Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus can be permanently bent by the normal activity of some users, has been an unsettling episode. It’s time to put it to rest.<p>When <i>Consumer Reports</i> published its own testing related to the controversy last night, two things became clear. First, …