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9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

PC: How to play DVDs for free in Windows 10

So far, Windows 10 has been a positive experience for the early upgraders here at IGN—but its lack of an included DVD player app is puzzling. …

Apple’s Busy Year-End Could Include A Fitness Wearable, 12″ Retina MacBook And 4K Products

Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri both have claimed excitement about the fall, but we have yet to get a glimpse at the total product pipeline. New reports from 9to5Mac claim a whole host of new info around specific launch timelines, however, including a mid-September event and launch for the …

iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite May Launch Separately Despite Integration Features

While iOS and Mac OS X have traditionally followed different release schedules, Apple's recently announced Continuity features suggested it was possible for Apple's two operating systems to debut at the same time. However, Apple is planning to stagger the releases of both iOS 8 and Mac OS X …

Apple's 'iTime' Patent Hints at Possible iWatch Features

A new patent granted to Apple by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a device called "iTime" reveals what we might see in the company's …

Tim Cook Says Businesses Could Revive Slowing iPad Sales

The company is also seeing fast growth in emerging markets, though sales still trailed analyst expectations for a second straight quarter.<p>Although iPad sales were below analyst projections for a second straight quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that the tablet can continue to grow, particularly if …

Amazon Fire Phone review

Two days after I first turned on the Amazon Fire Phone, I walked into the foyer of my apartment building and saw a package with my name on it. This was odd: I’m the guy who orders something and then sits patiently by the front door waiting for it, not the guy who gets surprised by packages on a …

Samsung mocks the iPhone 6 before it's even announced

Screen size envy is Samsung's latest Apple attack<p>No one knows for sure if Apple really is announcing a bigger iPhone, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from taking yet another jab at its rival. The company's derisive new commercial shows a man excitedly commenting on rumors about the upcoming iPhone …

Apple Tipped To Bet Big On Big Phones With iPhone 6

Apple has made its largest-yet initial order for iPhones, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. The order encompasses devices with both 4.7- and 5.5-inch displays, echoing rumors we’ve been hearing for a while now, but the WSJ’s sources say that Apple has ordered between 70 …

Microsoft says Surface Pro 3 sales outpacing earlier models

Microsoft talked up Surface Pro 3 sales during its fourth-quarter earnings conference call on Tuesday and confirmed a decision not to ship a smaller version of the Surface.<p>"While it's still early, sales are outpacing earlier versions of Surface Pro," Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood said …

Apple Addresses iOS 'Backdoor' Concerns by Outlining Legitimate Uses for Targeted Services [Updated]

Earlier this week, forensic expert Jonathan Zdziarski attracted attention for his disclosures of what appeared to be "backdoors" in iOS that could allow for covert data collection of users' information from their devices. While Apple issued a statement denying that anything nefarious was involved, …

This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone

I’d think this was just a clever April Fools’ joke, if it weren’t the middle of July.<p>Motorola has teamed up with a company called VivaLnk to make a temporary tattoo that can unlock a smartphone, no PIN required. Slap it on your skin, hold your phone up to it, and bam — phone unlocked.<p>Who needs …

Whirlpool's new machine freshens your clothes in 10 minutes flat

Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes, right? Well, Procter & Gamble and Whirlpool apparently believe that these are terrible burdens …

VC investments hit $13B in Q2 — highest point since dotcom days

VCs are feeling pretty enthusiastic right about now. At least, that’s what the latest data show. In fact, the $13 billion invested in the second quarter of 2014 marks the largest quarterly investment total since the $13.1 billion invested way back in the first quarter 2001.<p>All of this info is …

The NSA Shared Sexually Explicit Photographs, Says Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency contractor turned whistle-blower, claims that “incredibly weak” oversight of U.S. surveillance programs …

How to Text Your Friends When You Have No Service

We’ve all been there. You’re in a situation where you don’t have service and you really need to send a text: on a trip in the middle of nowhere, stuck in your apartment during a serious blackout or at a concert where the signal is spotty. GoTenna is a lifesaver/game changer of a new gadget that …

LG G3 Review: The Best Android Phone Available Today

If I had to buy an Android phone today, I'd would run to the store and pick up an LG G3. It is, without question, the best Android-powered smartphone available today, July 20, 2014. This may or may not be true tomorrow or in a week or a month - such is life in the world of connected devices. But …

Forensic Expert Questions Covert 'Backdoor' Services Included in iOS by Apple

As part of a recent Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference presentation, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski detailed several backdoor security mechanisms that are secretly included in iOS by Apple. These mechanisms make covert data collection easier for Apple and …

Tiny device aims to tell you if your drink has been spiked

The creators of a device designed to identify if your drink has been spiked have launched on Indiegogo with the aim of raising $100,000. Similar in size to a pack of gum, the pd.id can be dunked into a drink, blinking red after a few seconds if a contaminant is found. According to founder J. David …

Will Apple also update the next iPads with rounded edges? (Poll)

One of our favorite designers of Apple concepts, Martin Hajek, has put together this visual showing how a new iPad mini design might compare with the existing one if it were based on the design of the iPhone 6.<p>The existing design, top, has the familiar flat front and tapered, chamfered edge. The …

Spotify CEO: Apple becoming a lifestyle company in all verticals, Beats deal not primarily for streaming service

In the weeks between the Apple-Beats acquisition first being reported as being in final talks and the two companies both officially announcing the deal, Billboard interviewed Daniel Ek, the CEO and co-founder of the streaming music giant Spotify, asking about his take on Apple becoming a …

Video: Here’s what’s new in iTunes 12, iOS 8 beta 4 & OS X Yosemite preview 4

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8 beta 4 with a redesigned Control Center feature, OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 4 with various interface tweaks, and a new iTunes 12 Mac app with a refreshed look and feel. Above is our video that takes a closer look at these various changes and enhancements.

Apple Launches New 'The Notebook People Love' MacBook Air Ad

Apple has launched a new television ad for the MacBook Air, "Stickers," showing off an array of customizable decals placed over the Apple symbol on the back of the notebook.<p>Decals shown include various sunglasses, hats, and headphones, along with nods to Breaking Bad, Peanuts, Ice Age, Snow White, …

Apple has ordered more than 70 million new iPhones ahead of launch: WSJ

Apple's reportedly put in its biggest order yet for new iPhones, says <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. While numerous reports have said production of Apple's next iPhone models is set for August, <i>The Journal</i> now says it's going to the largest ever, with somewhere between 70 to 80 million units. That number …

Apple orders insane number of new iPhones, but 5.5-inch model faces setbacks

Apple is asking its manufacturing partners to make a record 70-80 million units of the iPhone 6 for the holiday season, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. What’s interesting is that Apple isn’t having suppliers make the 4.7 and 5.5-inch models simultaneously.<p>While it looks like Apple is expecting …

Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that covers multiple kinds of smartwatch devices, such as a modular design that includes a smart strap with built-in sensors and controls that can host a plug-in personal media device (like the previous iPod nano) and an all-in-one that …

Chat App Line Adds Self-Destructing Messages

Line is finally getting serious about security after it added encrypted chat options to its messaging service today with an update that is reminiscent of rival app Telegram.<p>The new feature is live on both the iOS and Android versions of the app only. The option can be found by clicking on a …

Comcast profit jumps 15%, fueled by Internet service growth

Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit increased 15% as more customers signed up for its high-speed Internet and phone service.<p>The Philadelphia cable giant generated net income of $1.99 billion, or 76 cents a share, compared to $1.73 billion, or 65 cents in the year-earlier period.<p>Revenue grew …