Rene Figueroa

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8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

Apple confirms 9 September event - expect new iPhone and wearable

Apple will hold its highly anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on 9 September, the company has confirmed.<p>The invite features a close-up image of the top of the Apple logo and the tag line “wish we could say more”.<p>The event will be held in the Flint Centre in Cupertino, California, around 6pm UK …

7 Ways to Validate Your Startup Idea

<i>Ariel Rosenthal is a co-founder at</i> <i>Xprt</i><i>, a new startup looking to save people the hassle and the headache of doing extensive research before buying a product.</i><p>I don’t know if you ever experienced a eureka moment – a second when everything comes together and an amazing idea pops into your head. As …

How to Evaluate and Select the Right Mobile SDK

<i>Matthew D. Sarrel is a technology journalist, analyst and founder of Sarrel Group, a technical marketing consultancy based in New York City and San Francisco.</i><p>Anyone developing consumer software knows that we live in a mobile-first world. I see companies today that actually have a live app before …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Untethered jailbreak released for iOS 7

For many iOS 7 users, one of the things missing from the mobile operating system since its release three months has been the ability to jailbreak devices -- until now.<p>The Evasi0n team announced Sunday morning it had released an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 7.0 through 7.0.4. The …

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How to hire millennials—and weed out the bad ones

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Lesley Jane Seymour here</i><p>Yes, I hear you complain about them every day: Those millennials, they ask about vacation time in the first interview! They get a bad cold and disappear for days! They want my job after a week in their job! “Who do these …

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The iPhone face-off: Watch every model in a speed test

The<p>iPhone 5s is the fastest smartphone Apple has built so far -- unless you're trying to shut down the device.<p>A video posted this past weekend shows how every version of the iPhone compares in a speed test. Surprisingly, some of the older devices still do well when it comes to certain tasks.<p>If …

The Extraordinary 30-Year Growth of the U.S. Hispanic Population

Elon Musk Is Dead Wrong About The Cost Of The Hyperloop: In Reality It Would Be $100 Billion

That seems absurdly cheap for the most ambitious public transport infrastructure investment since the national highway system.<p>But the New York Times did us all a favor by calculating the true cost of the Hyperloop: It's going to be ~$100 billion.<p>The Hyperloop is a pressurized tube system in which …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

After HTC One success, developer raises funds for Galaxy S 4 dual-boot software

Now that the HTC One has a dual-boot option for users to choose Sense or non-Sense (HA!) software, the developer behind SWITCH has set his sights on …