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The Real Problem With Apple Slowing Down Older iPhones

If you’ve ever thought your old iPhone was feeling sluggish, you’re not alone. And you’re not imagining it: Apple has confirmed to multiple media …

Silicon Valley Gets Spiritual

<b>Consciousness hacking and tech’s search for your soul</b><p>A group of techies got together in San Francisco last week for a light little something called “UnPanel: Leverage Points for Uplifting Humanity.” The goal was to discuss how humanity can shift from “an extractive (selfish) to an additive …

Silicon Valley

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Criminals call locked iPhones a 'gift from God,' NYPD official says

Apple's refusal to unlock iPhones tied to criminal investigations does nothing but help lawbreakers, according to the New York Police Department's counter-terrorism chief.<p>John Miller lashed out at Apple's iPhone encryption security on a radio talk show, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. …

Why Is Anyone Surprised iPhone Sales Might Be Slowing?

Analysts predicted Apple would struggle to match the record sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.<p>We hate to say it, but we told you so.<p>Even before Apple introduced its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, we predicted that Apple would struggle to match the boffo sales of its first generation of big-screen …

Apple announces ‘biggest ever’ holiday season for App Store sales, over $1.1bn sales in 2 weeks

Apple has announced that the App Store had its best ever holiday season in 2015, setting records for Christmas and New Year’s Day. January 1st 2016 saw $144 million of App Store spending, the best day in App Store history. It beat the previous record set just a week earlier on Christmas Day.<p>In …

Apps

Facebook is prepping for an Android doomsday

Facebook wants to be prepared should it ever enter a war with Google. In a report this morning, <i>The Information</i> says that Facebook has worked on a number of contingency plans that will allow it to continue operating on Android in the event that Google cuts it off from the Play Store, and therefore …

Samsung's fridge of the future will let you check spoilage from your phone

Yesterday, the first photos of Samsung's new smart refrigerator appeared on the company's official Flickr page. Now, a Korean version of the product announcement has appeared on Samsung Korea's official site. The translation is a little unclear, but the text hints at a number of powerful new …

This portable charger looks like an extension of your iPhone

4Second Life, which is showing off the charger at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, plans on selling three different models starting in late January. The Aluminium V, for iPhone 5 and 5S, will sell for $75; while the Aluminium VI for the iPhone 6 and 6S goes for $85; and the …

ISIS tunnels: How ISIS militants evade airstrikes in Ramadi

<b>Ramadi, Iraq (CNN) —</b> The battle for the key Iraqi city of Ramadi has opened a window into the resilience of ISIS. It took months of daily onslaughts before Iraqi forces and the U.S.-led coalition were able to expel the militants from the city center recently.<p>Ramadi witness: 'They wanted to use us …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Neil deGrasse Tyson just pointed out a huge problem with the BB-8 droid from 'Star Wars'

StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson took to Twitter on Monday, December 21, to deliver his first impressions of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."<p>The new droid in the movie, BB-8, has stolen everyone's hearts, but Tyson pointed out that the robotic ball would have had some trouble keeping up with …

White Transit Riders Get Warnings, Black People Get Tickets

Minneapolis-St. Paul transit police are especially hard on American Indians.<p>WASHINGTON -- Black adults are 26 percent more likely than whites to get a ticket instead of a warning the first time they're caught not paying public transit fares in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, according to a …

Justice

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Kill Your Chair! The Standing Desk Explosion Of 2015

In 2015, an elementary school in California became the first in the world to switch to 100% standing desks, while a Danish designer optimized a …

UC Berkeley

Artists Share “Before and After” Evolution of Their Drawing Skills with Years of Practice

Drawing, like all things, requires dedicated practice to master the craft and create amazing works that wow a wide audience. Although many people dabble in art when they're younger, few people choose to hone their skills into their teens and adulthood. Those that do work on improving themselves …

Drawing