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The Apple team behind the original iPhone recalls its stressful, terrifying development

One day before the anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> has published a captivating recollection of the terrifyingly stressful two-year development of the first iPhone. The piece is an excerpt from journalist Fred Vogelstein's upcoming book, <i>Dogfight: How Apple and Google</i> …

Apple's Cook, Ive, and Federighi on Android, Microsoft, and 'new' versus 'right'

On the eve of the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S launch, Apple CEO Tim Cook, chief designer Jony Ive, and head of software Craig Federighi have spoken to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>to discuss the company's recent news. Some analysts and investors expected a cheaper iPhone, but Tim Cook effectively ruled that …

Can 3D printing avoid a Napster moment?

It’s inevitable that there is a clash coming over intellectual property rights in the 3D printing world. But just how violent will it be?<p>“3D printing …

How “The Simpsons” Fixed Apple’s iPhone Keyboard

One of the biggest issues plaguing the early iPhone team was how to get the keyboard functioning right. Then-Apple SVP Scott Forstall turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: The Simpsons.<p>Today, multitouch keyboards are commonplace, enabling users to tap out texts with increasingly rapid speed …

A Facebook Like Is Now Covered by the First Amendment

The Founders could not have anticipated Facebook. In another way, though, they totally anticipated Facebook.<p>In November of 2009, B.J. Roberts, the sheriff of Hampton, Virginia, ran for re-election. A group of workers in Roberts' office, however, among them one Bobby Bland, weren't enthused about …

Vintage Motivational Posters From the 20s and 30s | The Art of Manliness

Today’s business motivational posters — symbolized most prominently by “Sucessories” — are the butt of many a joke. But back in your grandpa’s day, …

Startup founders are better off with a college degree

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Vivek Wadhwa here.</i><p>Frustrated that Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs “were not on focused on breakthrough technologies that will take civilization to the next level,” Peter Thiel announced the Thiel Fellowship in September 2010. He paid children …

Startups

How to spot if people are lying in texts

"Had a few drinks, went straight home."<p>"Working late."<p>"Let's elope."<p>If you get any of these texts -- and if they're a little longer in coming than usual -- it's very possible that your Chosen One is lying.<p>No, I don't want to break up your relationship. Well, not unless you need my help. But I've …

This iPad game actually builds your kids' brains — and tells you how they're developing

Occasionally, when people shout “brains!” they’re not zombies looking for a fresh meal. Sometimes they just want to help you grow, learn, and be the best you can be.<p>Which, of course, is exactly what all parents want for their kids.<p>Seven months after launching the Fit Brains app to help adults build …

People Are Talking About The Movie 'Jobs,' But They Won't Go See It

This weekend the biopic of Apple founder Steve Jobs finally hits theaters. In <i>Jobs</i>, Ashton Kutcher plays the iconic tech leader who passed away in 2011. For many in the tech industry, this is the movie they’ve been waiting for since the project was announced last year. But while the rest of the …

Yes, Microsoft could turn the next Surface RT into a winner. Here’s how.

It’s no longer surprising that Microsoft’s Surface RT(s msft) isn’t the sales hit the company had hoped for. Last month, Microsoft dropped the …

It’s Still Tough to Get a Job at Google and Facebook

Google may have dropped the brainteasers from their entrance exam, but apparently it’s still a tough test to crack.<p>Google jumped up to eighth place …

Employment

DIY a Skinny Tie Out of Any Fabric!

Whether you want to match your groomsmen’s ties to your bridesmaids’ dresses or you just want to make your beau a few new ties to enrich his wardrobe, this quick sewing project is one worth trying out.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>vintage skinny tie<br>• Fabrics<br>• Sewing Machine<br>• sewing pins<br>• iron<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to</b> …

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ISPs

How to Wire an Outlet | The Art of Manliness

<i>This is a guest post by Ethan Hagan from One Project Closer. Check out some of his other manly contributions like How to Install a Toilet.</i><p>Being able …