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Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine will take senior positions at Apple in Beats deal

Both Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will take senior positions at Apple as part of the Beats Electronics deal, according to people close to the matter.<p>While neither would move to Cupertino, they would reportedly commute to Silicon Valley (or wherever is needed) from Los Angeles. Although it’s currently …

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Apple Says That None Of Its Products Are Vulnerable To Heartbleed

Apple has confirmed that none of its products, including web services like iCloud.com, are vulnerable to the nasty Heartbleed web bug that was recently uncovered.<p>Heartbleed allows hackers to intercept sensitive traffic and steal information like logins from websites using OpenSSL encryption. So …

Age of Empires: World Domination Coming To iOS This Summer [Video]

When last summer solstice we heard tell of the legend that Microsoft was planning to bring ye olde strategy franchise <i>Age of Empires</i> to iOS, we did rejoice greatly.<p>Today scouts from the Pacific Northwest (read: Redmond, WA) have traveled to bring tidings, and moving pictures, of the game known as <i>Age</i> …

Marvel Turns Pencil Sketches Into Working App Prototypes

Have a great app idea written down in a notebook that would make you a millionaire if only you could turn it into a working prototype? (Sure you do!)<p>Marvel is a great iPhone app that lets you take sketches and turn them into a free prototype, by applying “hotspots” to your images and then letting …

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Get A Course That Will Have You Coding In No Time [Deals]

The best online courses are the ones that provide you with all the dirty little details. This <b>HTML5 Crash Course</b> starts with the first principles of HTML and builds your skills as you go through to the end.<p>Let’s be honest, you’ve come up with a stellar idea but have had no where to take it. So do it …

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Watch Your Favorite Flicks On Your Mac With Leawo Blu-Ray Player [Deals]

Need an all-in-one movie player for your Mac? <b>Leawo Blu-ray Player</b> for Mac is exactly what your looking for. This comprehensive Mac media player gives you the ability to play Blu-ray, DVD, HD video, audio and ISO files on your Mac in lossless quality.<p>Mac Blu-ray playback software allows you to …

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Adobe debuts Lightroom Mobile for iPad with powerful, on-the-go photo editing

After briefly leaking earlier this year, Adobe is finally ready to show off its Lightroom Mobile for iPad software for photographers and photo editors. The iPad application borrows many of the essential features from the powerful desktop software and is optimized for the touch input user experience …

Latest aerial shots of Apple Spaceship Campus site show area cleared for landing

New aerial photos of the site of Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus now appear to show that demolition of the existing buildings is complete, with an army of construction vehicles at work preparing the ground for construction …<p>NordVPN<p><i>Apple Toolbox</i> last took aerial shots a month ago, at which time a …

myNoise, An Awesome Ambient Sound Generator For iPhone

Of all the ambient noise apps I’ve tried, myNoise is the best. Based on the well-regarded website of the same name, myNoise for iPhone is a “noise generator,” not just an app that plays recordings of rain and coffee shops.<p>And it also looks as good as it sounds.<p>The app consists of a library, a …

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TOTD: Which Car Brand Would Benefit Most From Chinese Ownership?

With the recent report that Beijing Automotive Group wants to acquire a “mid- to high-end brand” in Europe or the U.S., we wonder which brand might benefit most from Chinese ownership. Additionally, a BAIC executive at the state-owned Chinese automaker said that the company already has “candidates” …

Latest iPhone 6 concept based on Japanese sketches looks more persuasive

Martin Hajek has been busy this week: after <i>iPhoneclub</i> commissioned him to create concept images of an iPod Nano-inspired design of the iPhone 6, French site <i>Nowhereelse</i> asked him to use the Japanese sketches mentioned in that piece to create something far closer to the existing iPhone 5s design.<p>With …

iPad Pro concept imagines an edge-to-edge 12.9-inch display in new renders [Gallery]

<i>(Click for full size)</i><p>Earlier this month we posted a concept from Curved.de that showed its take on what new Apple TV hardware might look like accompanied by a touchscreen iPod-like remote. Today the site is back with another concept, this time for the much rumored larger iPad sporting a 12.9-inch …

Pegatron reportedly starting iPhone 6 mass production in Q2

Pegatron is gearing up to start mass-producing the next-generation iPhone, according to a report by <i>The Commercial Times</i>. Production of the next iPhone (or iPhones) is said to be starting in Q2, though there aren’t many more specifics available, and no indication of just how many devices will be …

Turn Your Tablet Into A Mobile Movie Theater | Cult of Mac Deals

• Product Dimensions - 7.8 x 3 x 3.5 inches (200mm x 73mm x 32mm); 10.1 ounces (260g)<br>• Battery Capacity - 800mAh, Rechargeable Lithium-Polymer<br>• Bluetooth Wireless Connection - v32.1 + EDR<br>• Amplifier Output - 2.5W + 2.5W = 5W<br>• Charging Time - 4 hours<br>• Use Time - Up to 8 hours<br>• Standby Time - Up to 30 hours<br>• NFC …

iOS 8: Apple considers moving iTunes Radio to its own app to boost usage

In an effort to boost usage of its new streaming music service that launched alongside iOS 7 last fall, Apple is considering changes to iTunes Radio. The Cupertino company is now testing iTunes Radio as a standalone application with iOS 8, according to sources briefed on the plans. iTunes Radio …

Rip Up The Road With Griffin’s iPhone Controlled Rally Car [Deals]

App-powered toys are simply incredible. They add excitement and cool special features to an ordinary idea. <b>The MOTO TC Rally</b> is a prime example. This app-powered toy is where virtual and real-world racing collide.<p><i>Please note: This offer is only available to customers in the continental United</i> …

Mophie Space Pack Solves More Problems Than You Might Have [Review]

Still, the Mophie Space Pack is the most elegant solution for any battery life or lack of space issues you may have.

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Apple Paves The Way For “Retina” 4K iMac

Although 4K Monitors are starting to become affordable, OS X hasn’t up until now supported them with the same sophistication it does a Retina Display. Even under Mavericks, the only readable resolution was 3840 x 2160, with no support for OS X’s Retina scaling options.<p>According to Anand Lal Shimpi …

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Verbs IM client for iOS updated with overhauled design, iCloud message sync, and a lot more

Verbs, the popular instant messaging app for iPhone and iPad, was updated today at long last with a revamped design for iOS 7 and a whole host of new features and fixes, including the removal of an in-app purchase to enable extra features.<p>One of the bigger notable features in version 3.0 is the …

Geneva auto show's perfect storm of tech and exotica

Some auto shows fizzle, hitting a dead zone in product cycles so that manufacturers have little of note to announce. This year in Geneva, the opposite happened, with automakers from every segment showing off exciting new models and concepts.<p>There were supercars and hypercars. There were compact …

Get a 250GB Samsung SSD for $139.99 shipped

Quick housekeeping note: CNET is in the midst of some site updates, which is why the comment system is currently offline and why you didn't receive a Cheapskate newsletter on Friday. (Here's the post in case you missed it.) Pardon the dust; I'm told things should be settling down shortly.<p>On to …

In most-anticipated SXSW talk in years, Snowden fires up Austin

AUSTIN, Texas -- And on Monday, Edward Snowden showed up.<p>It was perhaps the most-anticipated South by Southwest Interactive talk since Mark Zuckerberg gave a keynote speech in 2008: Snowden appearing live, by teleconference, from Russia.<p>And though today's talk lacked the fireworks that erupted …

Synology gets even better w/ version 5.0: Why every Mac & iOS user should have a DiskStation

I’ll admit, I’ve never felt the need to purchase network-attached-storage (NAS) hardware for storing and accessing my media or backing up my files. These days most of my content, from photos and movies to back ups of important files for work, are already stored in the cloud. My photos are (supposed …

This $400 PC runs on Android

The latest Acer personal computer will be an All-in-One (AIO) model that runs Android, the company has confirmed. Currently available All-in-Ones from Acer run Windows 8 and retail for $900-$1,900; the new unit is priced around $400 or less at online retailers.<p>In advance of Computex next week, Acer …

Samsung's Ativ Q is a Windows laptop and an Android tablet in one insanely high-res package

Samsung's famous for launching every type of device under the sun, but this time it's crammed them all into a single package. The company's just announced the Ativ Q, a dual-booting device that runs both Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2 inside a 13.3-inch convertible laptop package. The most impressive …

Lenovo’s Horizon PC Turns Your Coffee Table Into a Touchscreen Game Center

What kind of computer comes with an explicit warning not to rest your coffee cup on it?<p>A computer like Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre Horizon PC does -– and …

Thinner Than MacBook Air, The New Razer Blade Wants To Be 'The 4th Gaming Console'

While Intel‘s HD 4600 integrated graphics in Haswell will raise the bar for what ultrabooks are capable of, discrete GPUs will always reign supreme for gaming enthusiasts. Thinness is an expected staple in the gadget world, but gaming laptops have traditionally sacrificed power for pounds. That …