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BBC to create 'personalised radio' that switches between stations

The BBC offers a mixture of local and national radio stations aimed at different types of listeners. Want the latest chart-toppers? Radio 1 has your back. Prefer something classical? Just switch to Radio 3 instead. The problem is that many Brits have eclectic music tastes spanning more than one …

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iOS 9 review

After the radical redesign of iOS 7, which gave us a cleaner, more flexible experience, and the functional revolution of iOS 8, which extended and …

Apps

Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, and other revelations from new biography

I can’t wait to read <i>Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader.</i> The upcoming biography, by veteran reporters Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, promises to be the definitive telling of Steve Jobs’ life.<p>The writers scored interviews with major players including …

Video: See Tim Cook’s super-awesome, incredibly amazing string of superlatives!

The Apple Watch? It’s incredible.<p>The new MacBook? It’s unbelievable.<p>Apple’s team? Amazing!<p>Tim Cook is either the world’s most positive CEO or he possesses the world’s greatest poker face. Just watch the string of superlatives he unleashed during Apple’s “Spring Forward” event Monday, as rounded up …

Watchable: This Is What Comcast’s YouTube Competitor Looks Like – Variety

The cat is out of the bag for Watchable, the online video service that Comcast is planning to launch in the coming weeks: The team working on …

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Ballers, and The Rock's Quest to Make Entourage Watchable

HBO's <i>Ballers</i> is a sportsified <i>Entourage</i> with The Rock as a more handsome version of Vinnie Chase, if Adrian Grenier were played by an actor with …

Plex launches revamped app for iPhone and iPad

Plex, the popular service that organizes all of your media for easy streaming, is releasing a refreshed iOS app today. Acknowledging that its users have grown a bit frustrated with the previous version, Plex says the new app is rebuilt from scratch as a new showcase for everything that its software …

Level Up to Lose Weight

I know a lot of people who want to lose weight but are stuck, like I was in 2005.<p>They want to get healthy and fit, but can’t seem to stick to a diet …

5 Big Data Open Source Projects Worth Watching

Andrew Brust recently wrote for ZDnet, “Take a look at the Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF’s) list of projects and you may feel overwhelmed. …

Pushbullet's free file-sending app Portal arrives for iPhone

Pushbullet’s Portal app that lets you send large (or small) files from your computer to your phone is now available for iOS devices.<p>First launched for Android in June, the app lets you bundle up multiple individual files and beam them to your iPhone for free, made all the more useful by the lack of …

Meditation vs. medication: A comic essay on facing depression

<i>Deanna Zandt is an artist and writer, as well as the co-founder of and partner at Lux Digital. She is based in Brooklyn with her canine life partner,</i> …

Sit Down, Stand Up: Seth Meyers on the Swiftly Evolving Late-Night TV Landscape

On Monday, Seth Meyers decided to open <i>Late Night</i> by telling jokes while seated behind his desk rather than standing in front of the studio audience. …

Buy, Sell, or Hold: TV Comedies

Which sitcoms to add to your DVR portfolio — and which ones to dump … quickly<p>It hasn’t been a particularly funny month in the TV comedy business. In …

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