Michel Avide

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Why augmented reality on the iPhone will leave Android in the dust

Apple has never cared much about being the first to market a new product or technology. From the iPod all the way to the Apple Watch, it’s …

Apple’s Workout app is perfect, except for one thing [Runner’s Week: Day 6]

It’s Runner’s Week at Cult of Mac. All this week, I’ve been reviewing the best Apple Watch running apps. So far we’ve looked at Nike+ Run Club, Runkeeper, Strava, Runtastic and MapMyRun.<p>Today, it’s time to put Apple’s built-in Workout app through its paces. Let’s see how it measures up against the …

Life hack: how to best arrange your iPhone apps, one icon at a time

After years of fiddling, I finally cracked it. This is how you should organise your home screen – and it’s advice that could be handy for Android users too<p>In the 10 years since the iPhone launched, I’ve never really settled on a way to arrange my home screen that I actually like. Folders seem …

Why even audiophiles are hyped for HomePod, this week on The CultCast

This week on <i>The CultCast</i>: The magic of HomePod! We’ll tell you about the built-in audio tech that’s getting even the most ardent audiophiles hyped about Apple’s upcoming smart speaker.<p>Plus: Why iPhone 8’s biggest features may be disabled at launch; how you can grab Apple’s new back-to-school promo …

Apple unexpectedly loses printed circuit board iPhone 8 supplier

Apple has reportedly invested tens of millions of dollars in equipment for producing rigid-flexible printed circuit boards (RFPCBs) for its upcoming iPhone, claims a new report.<p>Although Apple typically contracts third parties to produce its products, rather than building them itself, it was …

This device will let you record all calls on an iPhone

Recording phone calls on an iPhone can be a pain. You either have to pay for an app that probably only works through a custom dialer (or the phone app, which doesn’t help if you need to make a call through WhatsApp, Skype, or a different service), or you end up using a tape recorder or another …

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Trump Jr. met with Kremlin-connected lawyer during campaign

Donald Trump Jr. reportedly attended a June 9 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin — just two weeks after …

Scientists Confirm Yellowstone Supervolcano Was Hit By 450 Earthquakes In One Week

Yellowstone supervolcano was recently hit with over 450 earthquakes, prompting scientists to closely monitor the area. The first of the swarm of earthquakes began on June 12 and continued in the following days, including up to a 4.5 magnitude earthquake.<p>It’s important to note that despite …

The Next Recession: We Are Witnessing The Largest Twin Bubbles In History

In the coming years, we will have to deal with the largest twin bubbles in history. It’s global debt (especially government debt) and the even larger bubble of government promises.<p>Together, these twin bubbles make up what investor John Mauldin calls “The Great Reset.” Nobody can tell how this …

You Shoulda Bought Starbucks At The IPO. You'd Be A Gazillionaire.

Deep breath, all you coffee drinkers. Hey, not just latte-slurpers. Tea drinkers, too. And Frappuccino sippers, you really weren’t paying attention.<p>You were happy enough to fork over $4 or $5 or $7 (plus tax) every time you passed by a Mermaid store.<p>But did you set aside. say, a couple of grand so …

Key senator says Congress to stop arms sales to Gulf until Qatar crisis is solved

Senate foreign relations committee chairman says Gulf nations have chosen to ‘devolve into conflict’ and says dispute undermines US efforts in Middle East<p>The Republican chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee has said the US Congress will hold up approval of arms sales to the Gulf as a …

President's media strategy creating friction

NEW YORK (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday, with CNN's Jim Acosta interrupting …

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Democrats’ Turnout in Georgia Blew Past Typical Off-Year Levels

The special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District was the most expensive House race in history. In the end, it produced probably the strongest Democratic turnout in an off-year election in at least a decade, according to newly released voter turnout records.<p>It is perhaps the strongest …

Rex Tillerson 'increasingly at odds with White House' as secretary of state struggles to find a foreign policy

Donald Trump’s administration is deeply at odds with the state department over its foreign policy, according to the New York Times, which paints a scathing picture of the secretary of state being undermined by both Mr Trump and his powerful son-in-law.<p>Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon chairman, who …

Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obstruction of justice'

Watch CNN's interview with Sen. Dianne Feinstein about the federal investigations into Russian interference in the US election on "State of the Union" this Sunday, June 11, at 9 a.m. and noon ET.<p><b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling on the head of the Senate Judiciary Committee to …

Sen. Lindsey Graham: President Trump Could 'Go Down' For Discussing Russia Investigation

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham said on Sunday that President Trump’s inappropriate discussion of the investigation into his campaign’s potential …

Trump calls Comey 'cowardly' and suggests he acted illegally

President Donald Trump on Sunday called former FBI Director James Comey's disclosure of their conversations "cowardly."<p>"I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible. Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!'" Trump tweeted Sunday morning, though it was …

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Demagoguery vs. democracy: How “us vs. them” can lead to state-led violence

<b>Adolf Hitler salutes his troops (AP)</b><p>Polarized public discourse and political purity wars can start the groundwork for committing atrocities<p>Patricia Roberts-Miller<p>June 10, 2017 1:00pm (UTC)<p>An adapted excerpt from “Demagoguery and Democracy” by Patricia Roberts-Miller. Reprinted with permission of …

For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster

<b>(CNN) —</b> The President and his personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, should be careful what they wish for.<p>In his aggressive defense of President Trump, Kasowitz has in substance accused the former Director of the FBI of leaking "privileged communications" and of possibly committing perjury in his …

How Governments Use Terror To Expand Their Own Authority

Terrorists will always attempt to exploit the civil liberties of a free society. Surrendering those liberties in exchange for empty promises of …

Trump under oath? This author has experience

Tim O'Brien, who was sued by Trump ten years ago, says Trump's "loose association with truth" is "problematic:" He's been playing "ping-pong" over the years, but this is now the "Super Bowl."

Trump’s Defense of Taking Foreign Money Is Historically Illiterate

The Justice Department’s lawyers are getting the founding fathers all wrong.<p>Did George Washington, Thomas Jefferson or James Madison sell agricultural products to a foreign government “instrumentality?”<p>It’s hard to say, since their surviving plantation records don’t speak to the question. But the …

Collins: Trump should give a 'yes or no' on tapes

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union" that she does not understand why President Donald Trump has refused to give a "straight yes or no" answer to questions about whether he secretly recorded his discussions with FBI Director James Comey.<p>The Maine …

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Preet Bharara opens up about his interactions with Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former US attorney Preet Bharara on Sunday talked about the three times Donald Trump called him, and the one time he didn't answer.<p>Bharara was a US attorney until March, when the President fired him after Bharara refused to resign along with a raft of other Obama-era Justice …

Forget Comey. The Real Story Is Russia’s War on America

Why are we focusing on who leaked what to whom, when our democracy is under siege?<p>It was a breezy, surprisingly pleasant summer week in Washington as the frenzy around potential Trump-Russia revelations reached near-carnival levels. On Thursday, brightly clad groups scattered across the lawns of …

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China debuts driverless train that only needs white painted lines as tracks

China's latest mode of public transportation is a bus, tram and train rolled into one.<p>Its maker, Chinese rail transit firm CRRC, is calling it a …

Saudi Arabia stroked Trump's ego. Now he is doing their bidding with Qatar | Mohamad Bazzi

The Saudis understood from the start that Trump craved flattery and respect. The kingdom’s investment in wooing Trump is paying off<p>On Monday, Saudi Arabia and three of its allies cut off diplomatic and economic relations with Qatar, a tiny, energy-rich emirate in the Persian gulf. The Saudis moved …

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Does Vladimir Putin really own Donald Trump? It’s more likely than you think

<b>(Reuters/Maxim Shipenkov/Christopher Aluka Berry/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Kompromat is the name of the Russian game — and to win the White House, Trump may have unwittingly been played<p>Cody Cain<p>May 28, 2017 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Imagine the moment when Vladimir Putin first learned that his Russian hackers had …

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President Trump Launches Twitter Attack: 'Fake News Is the Enemy'

Just hours after President Trump touched down in the United States from a nine-day trip abroad, he returned to Twitter to decry the news media and …