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Unicorns make out in Arizona State student section to distract FT shooters

Nothing more beautiful than unicorns that have found love.<p>My first question was: Are these unicorns kissing? Or are they fighting?<p>Then I remembered the time I was a camp counselor on a field trip to a zoo and we walked past a pair of turtles having sex, and I had to explain to the kids that they …

Apple TV gets four new channels and YouTube redesign

Apple TV received a huge update this morning with four new channels getting added to the lineup, plus a completely redesigned YouTube channel that makes it easier to find your favorite viral videos.<p>MMA-addicts will be happy to hear that a dedicated UFC channel was added this morning, along with …

Episode 109

hAte Week is here! After we get you caught up on the news, Brad and Joe review the comeback win over Washington State, and what it all means. Then we …

It's time for the NBA to end conferences

The 14-year-old East-West imbalance is having perverse impacts on the league. It doesn't have to be this way.<p>We are a month into the NBA season and there is one storyline that remains no surprise whatsoever: the Western Conference is far superior to the East. This is nothing new. This is …

No, Apple doesn't need to 'open up' to malware fear-mongers

Earlier this week the CEO of an anti-virus company wrote a "guest editorial" on a popular technology website, saying it was time for Apple to "open …

Apple

College football relegation revisited: Updating the simulation to 2014

Let's revisit the idea that would make college football even more exciting, volatile, and potentially corrupt (just like world soccer!): promotion and relegation.<p>A couple summers ago, the SB Nation college football team played the "What if" game and introduced the concept of promotion and …

"MORE NFL" — A Bad Lip Reading of The NFL

Wolfram Connected Devices Project

Long live the read option

 Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 96 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend this Post 37<p><b>Is the read option still a thing, or what?:</b><p>The emergence of the read option at the NFL level was one of the biggest stories of the 2012 season. A concept appropriated from college playbooks …

Sports Programming Dominates the Living Room

Image copyright Jonathan G<p>In the era of digital media, content is king, and sports content is the king of kings. The sports industry reaches a larger …

Oden on Oden

In a rare and candid interview, the former top pick in the NBA draft discusses his injury-plagued career<p><i>Greg: “So what is this article going to be</i> …

From twit to tweet: How Twitterrific helped Twitter get its verb - and bird - on

It still feels strange to hear a word I helped create be mentioned over and over again in the media. It's a great word to go along with a great …

From beta 1 to release: how each major iOS version has transformed

Following its introduction earlier this month, Apple’s newest operating system has fallen under criticism and scrutiny from both designers and casual users alike. Due to both the tight development timetable and the new design direction under Jony Ive, following the removal of former iOS SVP Scott …

Why the Heat’s Big Three Are Champions and the NBA’s Star System Works

Stars win or lose basketball games in the postseason. That’s what everyone says, anyway. They play more minutes as the stakes rise and coaches shrink …

iOS 7 and a second coat of paint

Just like serif typefaces that need to be visually, not mechanically, aligned to grids, iOS 7 icons need to be visually weighted in their space. …

Visual Design

Cracking the iOS 7 icon superellipse formula

He's also working on Bjango's own interface design tool, Skala and I'd be shocked -- shocked, I say -- if he's not already got superellipses, and …

iOS

PhoneDog | The Leader in Mobile Phone News and Reviews

A Finish to Remember - Heat Spurs Game 6 Edition

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Wishlist: 10 things Apple should, but likely won’t, announce at WWDC 2013

We’ve got a pretty good idea of what Apple intends to give us at WWDC. Even the things we’re not so sure about seem on the radar.<p>But what does Apple need to do long term to tighten up the ecosystem and bring some excitement back into its hardware, software and services? I’ve got a few things…<p>1.</b> …

WWDC 2013 Roundup: iOS 7, OS X 10.9, MacBooks, ‘Genius-like’ Radio app (plus new tidbits)

By this time in 2012, Apple had taken the stage and dominated the news cycle multiple times to announce products like a new iPad, Apple TV, new Mac operating system, and various other software for both iOS and OS X. However, the first half of 2013 has been low on Apple product introductions as the …

With 50 percent better battery life, Intel's Haswell will drive laptops that won't burn your lap

Intel‘s fourth-generation Core microarchitecture, formerly code-named Haswell, has been heralded for a long time, but it’s finally arriving in a variety of low-power computing devices over the next month. Those devices will have 50 percent better battery life than current-generation Ivy Bridge …

How the War Between Apple & Google Will be Won

<i>“Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the</i> …

Why the ‘i’ in iPhone Will Stand For ‘Identity’

The “i” in the next iPhone will stand for “identity.”<p>When people hear rumors and read about Apple’s patents for NFC, they think: “Oh, good, the iPhone will be a digital wallet.”<p>When they hear rumors about fingerprint scanning and remember that Apple bought the leading maker of such scanners, they …

Om Malik

Not a fan of Facebook's new Chat Heads? Neither is Google CEO Larry Page, and this comic shows you why: http://on.mash.to/12xHH6V

Scrivener writing app for iPad gets development back on track

Understandably, they don't want to make any more guesses as to a potential release window, but they do want to try and get it out this year, …

Writing

Apple keeps anonymized Siri data for up to two years for testing and improvement purposes

After privacy concerns were raised regarding data it gets from Siri, Apple has revealed that it keeps that data for up to two years. Apple generates …

Apple

6 Ways to Enhance Your Email Signature

1. SigBuzz<p>2. WiseStamp<p>3. Antvibes<p>4. Hancock.it<p>5. Blank Canvas<p>6. Email Stationary<p><i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum,</i> …