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Apple to up the ante in Augmented Reality, reveals CEO Tim Cook

Apple unveiled its Q3 2016 earnings just a day back, and while the Cupertino tech giant managed to scrape past expectations, CEO Tim Cook announced …

Apple patents Apple Watch-style digital crown for iPhone and iPad, hints at bezel-free devices

Not many of you agreed with me when I wrote an opinion piece a year ago saying that I could see a role for an Apple Watch-style digital crown on an iPhone, but a patent application published today shows that Apple is at least toying with the idea of introducing it to iOS devices.<p><i>Patently Apple</i> …

Apple Watch

Pre-orders for ‘iPhone 7’ now rumored for Sept. 9th, suggesting event during week of Sept. 5th

Over the weekend prominent leaker Evan Blass, @evleaks on Twitter, shared a couple of interesting dates for when the next iPhone will be released. Blass tweeted that the 2016 iPhone would be released during the week of September 12th, then later specified that Friday, September 16th would be the …

Mobile Technology

Deep Space Radiation Caused Heart Problems For Apollo Astronauts

The Apollo astronauts — the first men to land on the moon — took a giant leap for mankind. But the deep space radiation that dosed the men who left the Earth's orbit may have damaged their hearts, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.<p>The number of deaths due to heart …

Space Science

As smartphone sales stall, Samsung surges while Apple slumps

The ongoing rivalry between Samsung and Apple seems to have taken its latest dramatic turn of recent months, as the South Korean giant today reported strong sales of its smartphones.<p>One day after Apple reported that iPhone sales fell 15 percent last quarter, Samsung reported preliminary results …

Mobile

24 Charts That Will Help You Be Healthy AF

Whether it's tips on how to eat healthier, work out more, or just be kinder to yourself.

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>2. There was just one note of caution in Facebook's insanely optimistic earnings.</b> Ad load growth is likely to slow down.<p><b>3. Mark Zuckerberg also put Google on notice that it's going after its cash cow.</b> Facebook has plans for search advertising.<p><b>4. Abercrombie & Fitch has ditched its blatantly sexual</b> …

Advertising

Apple CEO Tim Cook outs himself as a huge 'Pokeymans' fan

Does tech chief’s butchering of word Pokémon, during company spiel about augmented reality, show he’s a true fan?<p>What’s in the pronunciation of a word? It can give you away as a complete noob, someone from another world, or a massive fanboy, but for Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s butchering of …

Samsung's S7 gamble delivers biggest quarterly profit in two years

There’s a lot to be said for listening to your customers. Following some of the debatable choices made with the Galaxy S6, Samsung fans were very vocal about what they wanted in the S7. Samsung, by and large, satisfied those demands and oh how the people rejoiced. But they didn’t just rejoice, they …

Electronics Industry

9 Foods That Make You Hungrier

You weren’t all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What …

Amazon is now selling over 300 Kickstarter successes

You can now add over 300 Kickstarter products to your Amazon wishlists and carts, because the e-commerce company has expanded its Launchpad program to keep crowdfunding projects in orbit.<p>Amazon Launchpad’s new “Made on Kickstarter” program is home to products that have been backed, built, and are …

Crowd Funding

Leak may have just confirmed the secret Apple had up its sleeve for the iPhone 7

Apple's iPhone 7 is shaping up to be a more intriguing device than we may have originally given it credit for. According to a new report from <i>Macotakara</i> -- a site with an impressive track record regarding Apple rumors -- the home button on Apple's next-gen iPhone will sit flush with the screen and …

Mobile Technology

Learn How to Code on your iPad with Swift Playgrounds

During WWDC last month, Apple introduced an amazing new App that will be available to iPad owners running iOS 10 this fall. The App is called Swift Playgrounds, and it presents a unique way for users of every age and experience level to easily learn how to code in Apple’s Swift coding language at …

Tesla fans can now 3D print a supercharger station for their phones

The 400,000 Tesla fans that preordered the company’s Model 3 have a long wait ahead of them. They know this. They chose this. But I assume they don’t mind waiting because they love Tesla and appreciate its aesthetic, like its supercharger stations. But still, I imagine they’re all sitting at their …

Here Are the Energy Miracles Bill Gates Is Hoping For

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Energy

Apple cofounder weighs in on FBI controversy: 'I think Steve would have gone for the privacy'

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is firmly in support of CEO Tim Cook's public stance to not help the FBI crack a terrorist's iPhone.<p>In fact, he believes that Apple cofounder Steve Jobs would've taken the same stance.<p>"I think Steve would've gone for the privacy," Wozniak said during a phone interview …

Steve Wozniak

Here's why the first iPhone wasn't as powerful as it should've been

It's full of interesting tidbits, including why the iPad Pro, the bigger-screened iPad that Apple debuted last fall, was delayed. It also offers more evidence that Apple will indeed release a smaller, 4-inch iPhone next month.<p>But one fun bit of information from the piece, which is written by Brad …

Steve Jobs

You Can Now Buy a .Cloud Domain Because Modern Life Is Awful

If domain names like “.com” and “.org” lack the sense of buzzword-fuelled modernity that your website requires, well, it’s your lucky day. You can …

iPhone 7 Said to Expand Use of Single-Chip Electromagnetic Shielding

Apple is working on electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding that will individually shield most of the device's major chips, helping to maintain the iPhone's performance as its power and complexity and thus potential for interference increases (via <i>ETNews</i>). The company has used EMI shielding on …

Mobile Technology

Samsung's Upcoming Galaxy S7 Rumored to Feature Water Resistant Design, Pressure-Sensitive Screen

Samsung is expected to unveil its newest smartphones at Mobile World Congress on February 21, and ahead of their debut date, several leaks have hinted at the specs we can expect to see in the flagship devices of Apple's main competitor.<p>Like Apple, and continuing with its own trend of dual releases, …

Apple Pay hits China on February 18

After months of rumors, it looks like Apple Pay will finally be launching in China on February 18, according to social media posts from the country's largest bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC). Up until now, we've been hearing that the mobile payments platform would hit China in …

Doctors reveal they can 3D print body parts and tissue

3D printing isn't just for toys and models -- doctors at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced yesterday that they've managed to 3D print "living" tissue and organs that functioned properly when implanted in animals. The team, led by Anthony Atala, is already renowned for …

The best label maker

<i>By Marisa McClellan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Sweethome</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>After 25 hours of research (including talking to small-business owners, kitchen managers, professional organizers, and home users) and 15 hours spent …

Apple issues bonds worth estimated $12bn

Move would allow the company to pay shareholders without having to repatriate any of $177bn it holds overseas at lower tax rates than in US<p>Apple announced it was issuing bonds estimated in value at $12bn on Tuesday, despite a current cash reserve of $215bn.<p>The bond issue, the latest in a series of …

Pixar's latest film features some stunning CGI landscapes that look photorealistic — here they are in all their glory

But while the film faced a rocky road to theaters, "The Good Dinosaur" blew audiences away with its stunning landscapes that imagined what the world would look like if dinosaurs never went extinct. To shine a light on the incredible attention to detail and CGI work that went into creating these …

Animation

This iPhone hack will change the way you listen to music forever

If there's one really annoying thing about the iPhone (other than the crappy battery life and how easily the screen cracks..), it's the fact you …

iOS

iPhone time-lapse video shows you what pilots see during a landing

The following video doesn’t show us another airplane landing in terrifying weather conditions, but rather a regular old routine landing at London’s …