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Photos from Steve Jobs' 1996 return to Apple land on Flickr

Back in December 1996, Apple was not in a good place. The company had weathered over a decade of declining sales and sub-par leadership, and was on the brink of financial collapse. But that abruptly changed when the company's board decided to bring back co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs as an …

Can T-Mobile Change Wireless in America?

T-Mobile wants to kill the wireless contract. I think I speak for everyone in America when I say, "Have at 'em, cowboy." The company's plan to change …

First video of the Leica M Summicron lens with Autofocus on NEX.

A couple of weeks ago I told you that Camera MX transformed a Leica Summicron 35mm f/2.0 in a fully autofocus lens for NEX cameras. The video on top …

Why Twitter is doing the right thing by refusing to identify users who posted anti-Semitic comments

Whether it’s being used as a communications tool for dissidents during the Arab Spring uprisings or a real-time newswire about events like the mass …

Final Fantasy 5 launches on iOS in New Zealand

<i>Final Fantasy 5</i> has arrived on the New Zealand iOS App Store, likely indicating that it will launch in North America tomorrow.<p>The universal app carries a price tag of $19.99 NZ on the New Zealand App Store, which is the same price as <i>Final Fantasy 4</i> launched at in the region — in North America, <i>FF4</i> …

Smartphone Users Check Facebook 14 Times a Day

Think you use your phone to look at Facebook a lot? Unless you're doing it at least 14 times a day, you're actually <i>below</i> average.<p>That's just one of …

Belkin Unveils Ultimate Keyboard Case For The iPad

The other day Logitech announced a keyboard folio for the iPad and iPad mini, and unsurprisingly it looks like their competitor in the iOS accessory …

Google Glass will reportedly be manufactured at American Foxconn plant

Google’s (GOOG) highly anticipated wearable computing device will reportedly be manufactured in the United States. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, …

Hanging Lamps Made from Colorful iMacs

At the G Adventures office in Toronto, Canada they have a series of hanging lamps made from the original and very colorful series of iMac G3s.<p>photo …

Iron Man 3 Game For iOS And Android Gets Its First Gameplay Trailer, Releasing April 25th

Gameloft will soon be releasing an adaptation of Marvel’s Iron Man 3 for iOS and Android, and in anticipation of the release, the developer has come …

Super Mario Spacetime Organ lets you remix the plumber's world

The game may be pushing 30, but we get the sneaking feeling that the world has only scratched the surface of the original <i>Super Mario Bros'</i> gameplay potential. Chris Novello certainly offers a fairly compelling case for this, in the form of the Super Mario Spacetime organ, a strange and wonderful …

IndieGames.com Sony Reveals Slate of Upcoming Indie Titles for PlayStation 3, PS Vita

As part of its recently announced efforts to court indie developers, Sony has revealed a lineup of several indie-produced games that are coming soon …

Developers should 'think like a fan,' be transparent when pitching on Kickstarter, says Double Fine producer

Indie developers looking to launch projects for crowdfunding on Kickstarter should "think like a fan," altering their mindset and tailoring pitches to best inform their gaming audience, according to Double Fine Productions producer Greg Rice.<p>Speaking in panel today at the 2013 Game Developers …

Metal Gear Solid V seems too beautiful for current-gen consoles

Welcome to the next generation... of the last generation.<p>SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Before it was revealed as <i>Metal Gear Solid V</i> at the Game Developers …

Windows Blue to sync Start Screen settings and paired devices between PCs

An initial leak of Windows Blue earlier this week has unearthed several changes that Microsoft is planning for its upgrade to Windows 8, but some of them go deeper than what has previously been discovered. Windows enthusiast Rafael Rivera has detailed some new Start Screen changes for Windows Blue, …

Why Developers Shouldn’t Use iCloud Syncing, Even If It Worked

Yesterday the Verge posted Apple’s broken promise: why doesn’t iCloud ‘just work’?<p>It’s not the first article on the topic — bits and pieces of this …

Netflix Now Available on TVii

TVii was seen as an important selling point for the Wii U in North America at launch. Unfortunately, however, it was delayed by a month and when it …

Download Galaxy S4 Ringtones For Other Android Devices

As you may have gathered by now, <i>SamMobile</i> has gotten hold of a Samsung Galaxy S4 ROM dump, and has spent much of the week thus far drip-feeding its …

Scalable and Powerful KVM VPS Cloud Hosting

Start selling your products online with Magento and Magento Hosting from our Cloud Hosting Cluster<p>Magento Hosting stands out as one of the most …

PlayStation 3’s Newest Art Game: Rain

Aqueous and abstract.<p>We’ve known about Rain for quite some time. After all, it was announced last summer. But since then, we’ve had precious little …

Strap a Tiny Toolbox To Your Zipper With Gerber's Daily Carry Accessories

Gerber's long been a name associated with those big multitools you carry in a nylon pouch on your belt. But as the company works to expand its brand, …

Mozilla and Epic Games port Unreal Engine 3 to the browser, no plugins necessary

In an effort to showcase the potential of browser-based gaming, Mozilla has teamed with Epic Games to bring the developer's Unreal Engine 3 to browsers — with no need for any plugins. To accomplish such a feat, Mozilla put together a "highly-optimized" version of JavaScript. Porting Epic's hugely …

Science Hack Day Ambassador Program 2013

Science Hack Day is a fantastically inspiring and creative 48-hour event where scientists, designers, artists, and developers get together to make …

'Betas,' a comedy show based on Silicon Valley, is Amazon Studios' latest pilot

Amazon Studios has greenlit yet another comedy pilot. <i>Betas</i>,a show that Amazon says is about four Silicon Valley "computer geeks" attempting to create the code and product that will make them their fortune, is the eight comedy show that has come out of Amazon Studios. Amazon greenlit six comedies …

Artist brilliantly remasters Super Metroid with modern-day graphics

It’s a commonly accepted notion that <i>Super Metroid</i> is ranked as one of the best games of all time. The third game in the <i>Metroid</i> franchise, it released …

Retrogaming

ModernMix is a $5 program that lets you run Metro-style apps in desktop-style windows

Sometimes you just wanna close a window. Or resize it, or drag it so that it overlaps with something else. That's how Windows works, and it's more or less how you'd expect to interact with Windows 8 in particular. The problem is, those old-world rules don't necessarily apply to newer Metro-style …

Shotwell developers aim to solve Linux’s e-mail problems

Yorba turns to crowdfund site to support e-mail development.<p>The developers behind the Shotwell photo manager for Linux-based operating systems are …

19 Lucky Cats Who Live In Colorful Macs

Kitty innovation.