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An iPhone Accessory To Make You Stop Using Your iPhone

This holiday concept from Wolff Olins reminds us to back away from our phones and spend some time with our loved ones.<p>If we had one mass societal realization in 2013–beyond the fact that privacy as we know it is dead–it’s that we need to unplug. All of these convenient screens have sucked our …

Insecurity

Kicksend Brings In-App Photo Print Ordering to India

Last year, photo sharing service Kicksend began letting US-based users order photo prints direct from its mobile apps — today it has extended that feature to users in India on iOS, Android, Windows 8 or the Web.<p>The feature — which was extended to Canada and Mexico in October — allows India-based …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Teases 'Big Plans' For 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo over the weekend to employees reflecting on 2013 and talking about the upcoming year of 2014, according to 9to5Mac, which got its hands on a copy of the email.<p>Interestingly enough, Cook teased some “big plans” for 2014:<p>We have a lot to look forward to in 2014, …

Smash and grab thieves do some holiday looting in Apple Store, Berlin

<i>Bild.de</i> reports that thieves crashed an Opel Corsa into the Apple Store in Berlin in the early hours, stealing display model iPhones, iPads and Macs. Six thieves were said to have carried out the smash and grab at 4.15am before escaping in two Audis.<p>There have been seven such burglaries in Berlin …

Senate report explains how companies sell your data for marketing purposes

Target can figure out whether you're pregnant based on what you buy, but it's far from the only company amassing and analyzing your data. Last year, the US Federal Trade Commission ordered nine so-called "data brokers" to explain how they obtain and share insights into consumer behavior, and this …

Tim Cook tells employees Apple has ‘big plans’ for 2014 that ‘customers are going to love’

This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a lengthy memo to employees as a reflection of the soon-ending 2013 and the upcoming year of 2014, according to multiple sources. In the letter, Tim Cook discusses people experiencing Apple products this holiday season, the Apple products launched throughout …

Samsung's New Smart TV Has Better Voice And Motion Control

Samsung’s smart TVs are getting smarter next year.<p>The Korean company announced today that it will showcase its 2014 Smart TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, which features improved voice interaction capability by focusing on the most frequently-used functions and taking usage patterns …

Why Apple’s China deal could disappoint

At long last, China Mobile and Apple have signed a deal that will make the iPhone 5C and 5S available to the state-run telecom’s more than 760 million customers and fast-growing 4G network, which is expected to reach 360 cities by the end of next year.<p>The agreement is expected to give Apple a …

Mobile

Geno Smith gives Jets, fantasy owners his best game of the season

The rookie Jets quarterback accounted for three all-purpose touchdowns. We break down the fantasy implications.<p>After an abysmal stretch of games, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has risen back to respectability of late, with two games of 20-plus fantasy points in his last three. That includes …