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Apple Just Passed a Massive Milestone

It took a few days, but Apple’s blow-out quarterly earnings report — driven by strong iPhone and Mac sales and bolstered by the largest stock …

Learning from the Best jQuery Plugins

This talk is geared towards users of jQuery plugins who are looking to pick the best plugins and plugin authors who would like a holistic review of existing jQuery plugins and what things to consider when making your own plugins. Marketing tactics and approaches to spreading the word about your …

jQuery

The SharePoint & jQuery Guide - Updated 1/14/14

Latest version of my SharePoint & jQuery slides from SharePoint Saturday St. Louis.<p>This session introduces people to using jQuery in SharePoint, how to get started, and some best practices.

Microsoft SharePoint

STAR WARS Trilogy Poster Art by Daniele Rossini

How-to: Use AirDrop to share files between iOS devices [Poll]

AirDrop can be a be a quick, simple way to transfer files between iOS devices. It can be especially handy because it is truly a device-to-device transfer that works even when neither device has internet access, although Wi-Fi and Bluetooth have to be turned on for it to function. In this article I …

Channeling Creativity: The Story Behind Metal Gear Solid 4's Intro

Four years had passed since the last entry in the acclaimed Metal Gear Solid series, and seven since players had seen the character Solid Snake in …

Apple hires sleep research expert Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips for iWatch team

Joining a longlist of Apple executives and new hires thought to be working on Apple’s highly anticipated iWatch project, the company has recently picked up Roy J.E.M Raymann from Philips Research, an expert on sleep research with extensive experience in wearables, sensors, and non-pharmacological …

Watch Steve Jobs demonstrate the Macintosh to the public for the first time

Steve Jobs debuted the first Macintosh computer before a packed room of shareholders on January 24th, 1984. But that wasn't the end of the story: only days later, Jobs appeared before the Boston Computer Society to show the Mac to the public for the first time. <i>Time</i> has recovered the full, 90-minute …

#4ThePlayers PlayStation takes over the OXO Tower London | Behind the scenes

The Future of Video Game Storytelling

Four game writers give us their thoughts on the 'next generation' of video game storytelling.<p>There is an old but still pertinent argument that …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

Apple details impressive Mac Pro environmental improvements over previous generation

Apple today released a new environmental impact report on its Apple and the Environment webpage detailing improvements in the newly launched Mac Pro’s environmental performance. In the report, Apple notes the new Mac Pro meets ENERGY STAR® Version 6.0 standards and gets a Gold rating from EPEAT, …

The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

How-to: Create customized ringtones for your iOS devices using GarageBand for Mac

Using GarageBand, you can create a custom ringtone out of any portion of any track you have in iTunes. This article will walk you through the process of making a custom ringtone and syncing it to your iOS devices, as well as assigning it to a certain contact or as your default ringtone.<p><b>Purchase the</b> …

Apple 'sales barometer' indicates record 20% month-over-month growth

Apple’s recent product launches and the Thanksgiving/Christmas shopping season may be coming together in one giant perfect storm — the good kind. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White says the company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.<p>“With approximately 97 …

Here are all the rumors about how Apple might bridge the gap between tablets and laptops

As everyone knows by now, a storm is raging in the world of personal computing. PC sales are down and mobile devices like phones and tablets are the culprit. PC makers are trying to regain lost territory by offering “convertibles”—Frankenstein’s monsters that combine the worst traits of the laptop …

YouTube for iOS updated with ability to choose video quality on Wi-Fi, iOS 7 improvements

YouTube has updated its app for iPhone and iPad today to version 2.2.0 and with it comes a few performance enhancements and new features.<p>One highly requested feature that YouTube is making available in the latest version of the iOS app is the ability to select video quality, much like you can on …

Apple Event Set For Oct. 22 With New iPads Widely Expected

Mark your calendars on your iPad that will probably soon be outdated.<p>Apple on Tuesday sent press invitations to an Oct. 22 event, confirming days of online speculation. It will be Apple's first event since Sept. 10, when it unveiled the iPhone 5S and 5C.<p>The event will be held at the Yerba Buena …

Researchers show how to slip malware into Apple’s App Store

Apple’s App Store can seem like Fort Knox, as Apple reviews each and every app before making it live. This fastidious approach works, for the most …

The tech behind Ready at Dawn's next-gen exclusive The Order: 1886

A new video from Ready at Dawn graphics programmers David Neubelt and Matt Pettineo offers a first glimpse into the next-gen graphics of PS4 exclusive <i>The Order: 1886</i>.<p>The video was originally presented during this year's California-based computer graphics conference Siggraph 2013 and shows the …

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

(no title)<p>Upon arriving in Los Angeles for their August 23, 1964 concert at the Hollywood Bowl the Beatles discovered their reservations at the …

Sony "in a much better position" with PS4

Sony is in a "much better position" with the PlayStation 4 relative to its predecessor the PlayStation 3, according to SCEA president Jack Tretton.<p>Speaking with CNN Money, the PlayStation executive said he is energized by the opportunity to launch the system at $400 this holiday alongside the $500 …

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Should Your App Run On iOS 7 Only?

It looks like iOS 7 is shaping up to be popular. With some pretty impressive new APIs and a complete design revamp, Apple is set to wow people–on …

Apple’s web-based office software will force Google and Microsoft to up their game

Software developers who have early access to Apple’s competitor for office software programs like Google Drive and Microsoft Office are tripping over themselves to sing its praises.<p>Apple’s solution, named (awkwardly) iWork for iCloud, was built with one goal in mind, apparently: to make a web-based …

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Apple expands ‘iWatch’ trademark filing world tour to Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, Colombia

In addition to filing a trademark for the name “iWatch” in Russia and Japan, Apple has requested a trademark for “iWatch” with Mexico’s Institute of Industrial Property. The Mexico-based filing was made public in recent days, but the request was originally filed on June 3rd. Apple filed the iWatch …

Apple Releases Security Update 2013-003 for OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion

Apple has released a security update for OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion, <i>Security Update 2013-003</i> for Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion. Apple's security update Knowledge Base article has not been updated with details about the release, but changes should appear soon.<p><b>About Security</b> …

iOS 7 Installs Hit All-Time High for Beta Software

According to mobile publishing company Onswipe (via <i>TechCrunch</i>) adoption of Apple's iOS 7 beta software is ramping up faster than for previous versions.<p>For example, after the iOS 6 beta was released to developers on June 11, 2012, Onswipe noted two weeks later that 0.25% of mobile devices that …

Apple hires former YSL CEO Paul Deneve to work on special projects under Tim Cook

Confirming a claim from earlier today, <i>Bloomberg</i>‘s Adam Satariano reports that Apple has confirmed the hire of former Yves Saint Laurent CEO Paul Deneve. According to Apple, Deneve will report as a Vice President to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Yves Saint Laurent is a high-profile global fashion brand and …

Sony and Disney begin streaming movies still in theaters in a bold move against piracy

In a bid to limit movie piracy in Asia, Disney and Sony have quietly begun testing a bold new on-demand service in South Korea which offers movies to rent while they are still playing in theaters. As noted by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the two companies are the first US studios to provide consumers …