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Flappy Bird creator teases new game in screenshot

Just a day after Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen told CNBC his hit iOS game would return to the App Store in August, today the developer is teasing a new game currently in development.<p>Despite reportedly confirming Flappy Bird would make a return, Nguyen’s tweet about his new game reads, “I am …

Apple hires lead Lumia camera engineer Ari Partinen, who worked on Nokia’s PureView cameras

On Twitter, Ari Partinen, a senior camera engineer at Nokia, has confirmed that he is leaving Nokia for Apple. The hire was first spotted by Engadget. Apple’s iPhone cameras are regarded as some of the best in the market, but Nokia’s PureView cameras have also been widely praised, which can produce …

Not All Copying Is Bad, Apple Tells Samsung

Back in the early 80s Apple greeted the arrival of IBM PCs with a snarky full page newspaper ad reading, “Welcome, IBM. Seriously.”<p>In the past few years, however, Apple’s claws haven’t come out all that often when it comes to taking rivals down a peg or two.<p>In fact, most of the recent sideways …

iPod Touch Does More Web Traffic Than Windows Phone And BlackBerry Combined

The iPod might be a dying business, but “dying” businesses for Apple are still businesses the competition would <i>kill</i> to have.<p>Apple’s iPod business, for example, is still worth $5 billion. Here’s an interesting metric to show how big the iPod still is in comparison to other companies, though. New …

The True Origin Of Samsung’s Logo [Humor]

Apple and Samsung are headed back to court today for round two of their billion dollar patent lawsuit that will see the two companies pointing fingers and slamming down arguments on who copied whose patents.<p>We’ve seen enough evidence to have our own opinion on Samsung’s copying ways and now thanks …

Who would have guessed? Apple reportedly the most valuable Silicon Valley brand

According to a study uncovered today by the <i>Silicon Valley Business Journal</i>, Apple is the most valuable brand in all of Silicon Valley. The study, which was conducted by a consulting agency called Brand Finance, compared the value of 500 different brands to determine which one was worth the most. …

Samsung Celebrity Spokesman LeBron James Says His Galaxy Note Makes Him Sick

“My phone just erased everything it had in it and rebooted,” NBA superstar LeBron James tweeted earlier today. “One of the sickest feelings I’ve ever had in my life!!!”<p>Hey, that does sound frustrating. Who can blame him for tweeting his frustration with his Galaxy Note phablet?<p>There was only one …

Smart Apple Sensor Could Warn You About Heart Attacks [Rumor]

Apple is reportedly looking into developing a device capable of predicting heart attacks.<p>The medical sensor device — possibly a feature for the long-reported iWatch, if previous rumors are to be believed — would listen to the sound blood makes as it flows through arteries, and use this to predict …

Apple Named The World’s Most Valuable Brand For Third Year In A Row

Apple maintains its position as the world’s most valuable brand for the third year in a row, according to this year’s Brand Finance Global 500 study.<p>After Apple, the other positions in the Top 10 were filled out by Samsung, Google, Microsoft, Verizon, General Electric, AT&T, Amazon, Walmart, and …

Elon Musk Says Apple Acquisition Of Tesla ‘Very Unlikely’

Tesla’s stock soared earlier this week when rumors surfaced that Apple and Tesla executives had talks about the iPhone giant acquiring the electric car maker.<p>Apple considered making an iCar before inventing the iPhone, and they’ve lost prized engineers to the automaker, but it’s unclear how a …

Apple's reportedly interested in medical devices, Tesla cars

Apple is looking to expand into new product categories, but just what those categories may be is currently a mystery. However, according to a report from the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>, the answer might end up being very surprising — the paper claims that Apple is looking to expand into both medical …

President Obama uses iPad to take class videos during school visit [Videos]

President Obama, who has been seen on several occasions carrying an iPad, used one to take class videos during a visit to an Adelphi school to promote the ConnectED program.<p>The program, designed to bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of schools within five years, is being supported by Apple, …

Apple posts new 30-second iPhone ad created from Burberry fashion show footage

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKcBNbRSdyI]<p>In September of 2013, Apple and Burberry partnered up to shoot an entire fashion show using only iPhones. Today Apple released a new thirty-second ad for the iPhone 5s that features footage from the show combined with behind-the-scenes footage of …

Apple continues Mac anniversary celebrations with movie shot on iPhones, edited on Macs [Now live]

Apple’s celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Mac are continuing with a 90-second video added to the Apple.com homepage today. The video was filmed on the anniversary itself.<p>On January 24, 1984, Apple introduced the Macintosh. And with it a promise that the power of technology, put in the …

Apple posts behind-the-scenes video detailing the creation of its ‘1.24.14’ ad

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vslQm7IYME4]<p>Apple has just published a new YouTube video that goes behind-the-scenes of the ad released earlier today. Video teams in 10 countries across the world were given an iPhone 5s (or several) and lead by the U.S.-based director Jake Scott via …

Watch Apple's tribute to 30 years of Mac, shot entirely with iPhones

Apple has released a new video celebrating the 30th anniversary of Mac. The company says the below clip was shot entirely with iPhones over the course of a single day. 15 camera crews were sent out across the world on January 24th with the goal of documenting "people doing amazing things with Apple …

No Bible available? NY swears in politician with iPad Bible app

NewsDay reports Republican Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano was sworn in for his second term today using an iPad and Bible app when officials were unable to locate a physical copy of the Bible:<p>Addressing a standing room audience at Bethpage High School, where he graduated in 1980, Mangano …

Flir One Case Gives Your iPhone Predator Vision [CES 2014]

LAS VEGAS – FLIR One debuted their all-new thermal imaging camera case at CES this week, that gives the iPhone 5 and 5s the power to pick up heat signatures up to 100 meters away from live people, animals, and pretty much anything else in your environment.<p>Flir One makes thermal imaging products …

The Only Book Jobs Downloaded To His iPad Is Now A Movie

Think the Ashton Kutcher-starring <i>Jobs</i>, and the forthcoming Aaron Sorkin biopic are the only Steve Jobs-related projects doing the Hollywood rounds? Think again.<p>A new movie called <i>The Answer</i> has just finished filming — based on the best-selling 1946 book <i>Autobiography of a Yogi</i>.What does this have to …

Minecraft Replica of Apple’s HQ Will Blow Your Mind [Video]

Apple fanboys dream of getting inside the locked gates of<p>heaven Apple HQ in Cupertino but if you’d rather not brave blitzing past the security guards to see all the toys inside Jony’s design studio, you can now get a complete Minecraft tour of Apple’s cubed campus from your computer.<p>Over the last …

CEO Folio: A Modern Day Filofax For The iPad Air

There’s much to love about the CEO Folio and its accompanying web page. It’s the modern-day equivalent of a Filofax, and I guess even the “CEO” part of the name is a kind of upgrade to the mountain of “executive” faux-pleather crap that fills the pages of the Sky Mall catalog.<p>Anyhow, let’s ridicule …

iPhone 5s Was Google’s Third Most Popular Search Of 2013

The iPhone has already been named Yahoo’s top ranked search in tech for the year, and now Google has released its top 10 searches for 2013. It’s no surprise that the iPhone was part of the list, coming in at third under Nelson Mandela and Paul Walker. The poor Samsung Galaxy S4 snagged the number 8 …

Top iOS App Makers Gross $90K Per Day

Earlier this year, Cult of Mac cited a study from Distimo stating that developers with a hope of cracking the Top 10 paid apps needed to be making in the region of $47,000 per day.<p>Well, after a strong year for mobile, that number has been revised slightly.<p>According to Distimo’s 2013 Year in Review …

Bill Clinton Remembers His Friendship With Steve Jobs

A video has surfaced showing Bill Clinton speaking to <i>Time</i> magazine about Steve Jobs shortly after Jobs’ death.<p>The interview sees Clinton touch on various topics: his own interaction with Jobs over the years, the launch of the original iPhone, and Jobs’ fight against cancer.<p>The video can be seen …

Did You Know You Can Take A Picture While Multitasking In iOS 7?

Here’s a pretty nifty feature you probably didn’t know it about in iOS 7: it’s possible to take a picture using your iPhone’s camera while looking at the multitasking screen. Here’s how to try it out for yourself.<p>First of all, you need to have recently used the Camera app so that it’s in the …

What OS X Could Look Like If It Gets Jony’s iOS 7 Treatment [Concept]

We’ve seen a bunch of “OS X meets iOS” concepts for the Mac over the last few years, most of which have been pretty meh, but this recent submission to us is the first one I wouldn’t mind using if OS X 11 absolutely has to take all of its design cues from iOS 7.<p>Created by Andrew Ambrosino, the OS X …

Beyoncé Crashes Apple’s Servers With Surprise ‘Mastered For iTunes’ Album

With not a word of warning, at a time of year known for its poverty of new releases, hipshaking R&B super-princess Beyoncé released her fifth studio albuma as a “Mastered for iTunes” joint. And even though no one knew it was coming, it still managed to crash iTunes for a spell. Thanks, <i>Beyoncé</i>.<p>The …

Nissan to join the wearable HUD wave, teases its entrance with trippy trailer (video)

With its next venture into the gadget world, Nissan wants to get on your face. Ahead of the Tokyo auto show, the automaker has released a David Fincher-esque teaser video for its head-mounted HUD, the 3E. Given how its smartwatch is specifically tailored for race car drivers -- displaying vehicle …

500 Million Downloads and 150 Billion Games Played… Has Candy Crush Saga Peaked Yet?

As much as it’s possible, I’ve remained ignorant of what Candy Crush Saga is all about. But seeing as it’s impossible to browse the App Store or …

Coin Wants To Be The One Card In Your Wallet To Rule Them All, And It Looks Brilliant

What if you could condense all of the credit, debit, membership, and gift cards in your wallet down to a single card? Companies like Apple and Google have tried to give us digital wallets, but nothing has really caught on. People still feel tied to their physical wallets.<p>Coin is a new product that …