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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 …

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

Apple is "providing aid to kidnappers, robbers and murderers," according to New York Police Department's counter-terrorism chief.<p>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>…

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 …

Mobile Technology

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

Apple had a bit of an off year in 2015, with products that looked like they were still in beta post-release and design missteps unfitting for a company that prides itself on aesthetic perfection. Apple’s lumpy battery pack in particular was singled out for a great deal of mockery.<p>So a third-party …

Gear & Gadgets
CNN

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 …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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 …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

AOL

Kill Your Chair! The Standing Desk Explosion Of 2015

Seriously, how do you not have a standing desk by now?<p>We all know sitting all day at work is slowly killing us. Now the question is how to design anti-sitting desks that people will actually want to use–and how to get everyone, including kids, using them.<p>Next up in our 2015 in review: <b>Don’t Kid</b> …

Standing Desks

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 …

Amazing