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Why celebrities paid by Samsung keep using iPhones

There's a long history of this happening with Samsung, from Ellen Degeneres to Kate Upton to David Beckham, and it's not just Samsung. Oprah …

Air Force One: 10 Perks of Flying Like the President

At first glance, Air Force One might look like a typical Boeing 747 with a customized paint job. But there's a lot more than initially meets the eye …

Met Ball 2015: celebrities arrive on the red carpet – in pictures

Apple TV remote is getting a trackpad this summer

Apple has been gearing up to launch a redesigned Apple TV to go with its rumored streaming service, and a new report claims the new black box will also include a redesigned TV remote with a trackpad.<p>According to the New York Times, Apple is planning to launch its new TV box with the remote this …

Apple Watch Data Recovery

Does Apple Watch actually live up to its battery life promises to you? Many naysayers consider it the worst feature of the wearable. The most obvious …

How third-party bands are allowed to work with Apple Watch

One of the biggest questions surrounding the Apple Watch has been what kind of accessories will be allowed to work with the device. Several third-party companies have already started advertising their own bands and cases, but Apple has yet to introduce any kind of formal guidelines.<p>Until now.<p>Like …

Apple Urging Music Labels to Stop Licensing Free Songs on Spotify and YouTube

Apple has been leveraging its power within the music industry in an attempt to push music labels to stop licensing freemium tiers offered by Spotify and other streaming music services, according to <i>The Verge</i>. The company has also reportedly offered to pay YouTube's music licensing fee to Universal …

Listen to Britney's New Song "Pretty Girls" Here Now

It's here!<p>The wait is finally over! Britney Spears's new song "Pretty Girls" featuring Iggy Azalea is OUT and you can listen to it above. The song was released at midnight Sunday and (good news) you can get the song on iTunes now, according to Britney:<p>We've already gotten a glimpse at what their …

Sam Smith Cancels More Tour Dates, Heads to U.S. for Treatment

It seems Sam Smith‘s vocal exhaustion might be worse than previously thought.<p>The Grammy-winner – who was forced to cancel his Australian tour after …

A Cramped Office Gets an Airy Makeover

This multiuse space was in serious need of a style and function transformation.<p>"This space has to wear so many hats. It's a place for me to blog but also has to function as a small photography studio," says Simple Stylings blogger, Summer. "We needed space for little man to do his homework as well …

The World's Best New Universities 2015

We all know the schools that come out on top in world university rankings: Harvard, Yale, MIT and a smattering of venerable British institutions like Oxford and Cambridge. American institutions always dominate the rosters. But adventurous American and British students open to a challenging …

College & University

Adobe: Young Artists Find Inspiration In Old-Fashioned Tools

Guess what? Young creative people love old-time artistic tools. That’s what Adobe found when it researched the projects of creative folks ages 18 to 35 who post their work on Behance, its Creative Cloud portfolio site.<p>That conclusion, among others, was contained in data gathered for Adobe’s New …

An untouched paradise in Turkey’s Butterfly Valley

Turkey's 86,000sqm Butterfly Valley is home to roughly 100 species of butterflies, creating a protected oasis where time seems to stand still.<p>Our boat pulled in about two hours before sunset, when the disappearing light was turning the Mediterranean Sea from sapphire to aquamarine and the …

Nature

Articles about 7 bathtubs killer views on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking view.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>As Hurricane Gustav approaches the Gulf Coast, this may be an opportune time to recall that Lowe's is selling Katrina …

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Reshape Skylines

They go up, down, and all around<p>With the debut of passenger elevators some 150 years ago, cities were forever changed. Freed from the tyranny of stairwells, architects built as high as they liked. That is, until they ran into another barrier: the weight of steel cables. A new elevator design from …

Windows 10 apps in HoloLens look amazing and completely ridiculous

Microsoft is making universal apps a major focus: "We're talking about one platform, a single app, a single binary that can run across all of these devices." That includes even its futuristic, hologram-generating HoloLens headset — Windows 10 apps will simply run within HoloLens.<p>At its Build annual …

Taylor Swift's Mom Andrea Diagnosed with Cancer: 'She's Got an Important Battle to Fight'

Taylor Swift took to Tumblr Thursday to share some heartbreaking news: Her mother, Andrea Swift, was recently diagnosed with cancer.<p>The singer, 25, …

Internet Explorer’s successor, Project Spartan, is called Microsoft Edge

At its Build 2015 developer conference today, Microsoft announced Project Spartan will be called Microsoft Edge. Joe Belfiore, Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the operating systems group, announced the news on stage, adding that Edge will have support for extensions.<p>Edge is Microsoft’s new …

Apple Watch users show off their creativity with custom app layouts

Apple Watch is the most personal device you’ll ever use, and it’s not just because you wear it all day.<p>This is the most customizable Apple product we’ve ever seen. Everything from clock faces to the app homescreen can be tweaked to your personal tastes. Early Apple Watch owners have already come up …

Apps

Facebook Shuts Down Friends Data API

When signing on to a new app, Facebook users are often confronted with a disconcerting choice — let Facebook access information about hundreds of your closest friends without their knowledge or permission — or perhaps just give up that particular product or service.<p>It’s surprising that such a …

Nick Jonas Opens Up About Losing His Virginity, Will 'Never' Have Sex to His Music

There once was a time when the Jonas Brothers had zipped lips about their love and sex lives, but Nick Jonas isn’t holding back any more.<p>“There was …

This simple trick could have a big impact on your iPhone’s battery life

Battery life: the final frontier. There is little question that battery life is the one area of mobile technology where developments haven’t been …

Tattoos might make Apple Watch malfunction

With a variety of bands, and price tags ranging all the way from $349 – $17,000, there’s an Apple Watch for everyone. Except, possibly, the heavily tattooed.<p>That’s according to a new thread on Reddit which claims that several tattoo-sporting Apple Watch customers are having trouble using the …

Do We Live In A Hologram? It's More Likely Than You Might Think

Everything in our universe might be a lot flatter than it seems, at least, if you do the math.<p>If you’ve got a credit card in your wallet that has one of those little 3D holograms on it — a two-dimensional image that uses some tricks of light to appear three-dimensional — you can get a sense of how …

Physics

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

The weekend has come and gone far too quickly, as it always does. If there’s one thing that will soften the blow of finding yourself stuck at work or …

Nendo's Float stool for Moroso looks impossible

<b>Milan 2015:</b> Japanese design studio Nendo has created two new products for Italian furniture brand Moroso – including a stool that looks like it has …

Apple Watch marathoner shatters personal record

Former super model Christy Turlington Burns has been counting down the weeks leading up the London Marathon by blogging about her experience training with the Apple Watch.<p>Burns revealed new details about the Apple Watch leading up to its release, but now that the marathon is over and she’s crossed …

The Apple Watch Gets One Thing Very Right: It's The First Smartwatch That's Not A Distraction

Smartwatches, at their core, are notification machines—devices aimed at allowing you to filter through the firehose of alerts and beeps and vibrations that come from an app-filled phone, so that you only spend your time tackling the important ones. The goal is to minimize how much your phone …

All signs point to Apple announcing a monster earnings report

Get ready for another monster report.<p>Analysts are expecting big iPhone sales and think Apple could provide a major update to its cash return program.<p>According to data compiled by Bloomberg, analysts are looking for $56 billion in revenue, which would represent 23% growth.<p>Apple's revenue growth is …

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot peeing on an Apple logo.<p>At least, that's what shows up if you look up Rawalpindi in Google Maps.<p>The park is not actually there -- it's an …

Maps