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New iPhone names are reportedly iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

A supposed leak of the iOS 11 firmware appears to reveal the names of the new iPhone models expected on September 12.<p>Another apparent leak of Apple software is revealing a treasure trove of information on new iPhones and other products that the company is widely expected to announce at its event on …

Mobile Technology

8 tips and tricks for the new Files app on iOS 11

One app, all of your files across multiple cloud storage services -- that's Files on iOS 11.<p>The iCloud Drive app had a short life, launching with iOS 9 two years ago. It's now replaced by the Files app in iOS 11. There's more to the new app than a simple name change, with features aplenty. Let's …

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Scientists Just Teleported a Photon from Earth to Orbit for the First Time

A Quantum Record<p>Not long ago, in the early 1990s, scientists only speculated that teleportation using quantum physics could be possible. Since then, …

Quantum Mechanics

​Raspberry Pi simulator lets you start tinkering without even owning a Pi

Microsoft is building an online Raspberry Pi simulator that allows users to write code to control hardware.<p>If you want to build your own gadgets …

Raspberry Pi

Add an off-switch to power down your Pi

To keep prices down, the Raspberry Pi is missing something that most electronic devices come with: a switch to turn it on and off. That’s OK, you …

Microcontroller

Congress Produces Its Shopping List for Beefing Up the U.S. Military

New fighters, bombers, ships, and even a new tank are on the list.<p>The Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Arizona Senator John McCain, released a paper on Tuesday calling for the Pentagon to receive a nine percent boost in defense spending next year. The plan calls for spending more …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

BACtrack unveils Apple Watch band with built-in blood alcohol monitor

CES<p>The newly announced wearable BACtrack Skyn comes with Apple Watch strap options, allowing a user to easily check their blood alcohol content from …

No, Google’s Pixel didn’t ‘trounce’ the iPhone on Black Friday

Black Friday is a big deal for retailers, and looking at the trends that emerge from the biggest shopping day of the year is a pretty common, but …

Black Friday

Apple iPhone captures 103.6% of smartphone industry profits in Q3, according to analyst estimates

Apple has recorded an insane mobile phone profit share in the third quarter, according to analysts at BMO Capital Markets. They estimate Apple captured 103.6% of total smartphone industry profits, with Samsung trailing far behind at just 0.9%. The reason Apple can take more than 100% of profits is …

Xiaomi’s edgeless ‘iPhone 8’ is nowhere near as impressive as you thought

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, often referred to as the Apple of China, surprised the world on Tuesday with a brand new phone design. The Xiaomi Mi …

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These 10 widgets belong on your iPhone's lock screen

Get your must-have widgets here.<p>With iOS 10, Apple redesigned the lock screen and got rid of the slide-to-unlock gesture. Now, instead of unlocking your phone, swiping right takes you to the Today view where you can glance at and interact with widgets.<p>You can also access these same widgets on an …

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Proxima b: Newly discovered planet 'likely' to support life, say scientists

The discovery of alien life could be a step closer after scientists found a newly discovered planet is “likely” to harbour life forms.<p>A team at the …

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.7 million Ram trucks

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.7 million trucks for steering wheel and airbag issues, the company said Thursday.<p>The recall includes 1.3 million Ram trucks that may have faulty steering wheel wiring, which could cause the driver-side airbag to deploy. It involves Ram models 1500, 2500, 3500 …

Fiat Chrysler

What Happens To Your Body When You Get Drunk And Stoned At The Same Time?

The science of the spins<p>The intoxicating effects of alcohol and of marijuana have been widely studied, but their combined effect—getting "cross-faded"—is woefully underexplored scientific territory. Here's a look at what we know about how pot and booze together affect the brain.<p>First, the basics: …

Cannabis

Android OEM death watch: Sony, HTC, and LG edition

If Android OEMs were just that, <i>original equipment manufacturers</i>, their jobs would be much simpler and easier. But in the modern smartphone world, it’s not enough to just design and build new gadgets to a high spec; you have to power them with your own tailored software, you have to support them …

Mobile

Apple CEO Tim Cook just hinted at what could be Apple's next big product

He says "there's a lot of cool things there" in both fields but is personally more excited in augmented reality, which is more like Google Glass than Facebook's Oculus.<p>"There's virtual reality and there's augmented reality — both of these are incredibly interesting. But my own view is that …

Augmented Reality

How to browse the Web on Apple TV

The newest Apple TV doesn't come with any official options for a Web browser, but this quick hack will let you do some casual browsing from your couch.<p>The fourth-generation Apple TV comes with several new tricks that the older models are not privy to, such as Siri support and third-party apps and …

Smart TV

How Apple Sucks the Profit Out of Mobile Phones

Here’s an interactive bar chart that will give you a sense of how thoroughly Apple dominates the premium end of the mobile phone market, where most …

Mobile

Steve Jobs's Top 10 Rules for Success

ShareEmailComments<p>He’s considered the “Father of the Digital Revolution,” a “master of innovation,” and a “design perfectionist.” He shifted the …

Motivation

20 All-Time Best Steve Jobs Quotes | Inc.com

Which is your favorite Jobs quote? Post it on my Twitter feed.<p>1. "Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."<p>2. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."<p>3. "That's been one of my mantras -- …

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Here's the Dream Yacht Designed for Steve Jobs

The 256-foot yacht Venus was designed by the famed Philippe Starck.<p>What, you thought it'd be black like a cheap PC?<p>This gleaming white yacht is the <i>Venus</i>, imagined by French designer Philippe Starck for Apple's Steve Jobs. The tech titan died before the yacht could be completed. <i>Venus</i> now owned by …

The Best Laptop To Run Windows On Is A Mac

How crappy are Windows PCs these days? The most reliable, best performing, highly rated laptop for running Windows on is a frickin’ Mac: specifically, a mid-2012 MacBook Pro 13. That’s the conclusion of a new report released by Soluto, purveyors of a cloud-based PC monitoring and management …

Amazing Apple Anecdote: Steve Jobs Was Just A Regular Guy #2

We’re back with another Amazing Apple Anecdote. This week we learn how Steve was just a regular guy, with a second example. Like when he decided to …

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How to use iMessage's new features, effects, and stickers

Apple’s new iOS 10 update adds a bunch of fun new features to iMessage, including effects, apps, and stickers that you can send to your friends. Unfortunately, it's not immediately obvious how any of this actually works. Confused how to add stickers? Want to send messages with confetti? Read</b> …

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iPhone 7 is Now the World's Fastest Phone (By a Lot)

The iPhone 7's new A10 Fusion processor has gotten lost in most of the hype around the missing iPhone jack, but it shouldn't. In fact, based on our …

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