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Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for finding brain’s ‘you are here’ cells

Winning research answered question that stumped philosophers for hundreds of years: how do we know our place in the world?<p>Three neuroscientists, including a married couple from Norway, have won the 2014 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for their discovery of the brain’s internal GPS.<p>Their …

Scientists ready to test lab-grown penises on men

Research aims to develop organs to help patients who have injuries or congenital abnormalities<p>Penises grown in laboratories could soon be tested on men by scientists developing technology to help people with congenital abnormalities, or who have undergone surgery for aggressive cancer or suffered …

Is Apple Nearing 20 Million iPhone 6 Sales Already? Signs Point To Yes

The opening weekend for the iPhone 6 was Apple’s best ever for a new smartphone, with 10 million sold in just three days. But with those initial totals always benefiting from preorders, it typically takes a while before the company is able to double them. Though Apple hasn’t put out any official …

Apple’s bad September and the dangers of yearly release cycles

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>In hindsight, the trouble began in 2012. That’s when Apple moved OS X to the same yearly release cycle as iOS. Since OS X has …

iPhone 6 orders show no sign of slowing down in 2015

The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus may be killing it in terms of demand, but that’s just because they’re the hot new devices on the market, right?<p>Not according to industry sources, who claim that chip orders for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices have already exceeded 50 million units for the first quarter of …

Facebook completes $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp

Facebook's acquisition of the messaging company was originally announced early this year. There were some initial concerns with the purchase, …

How to use your iPhone as a removable hard drive

Reader Dale Caywood seeks something a bit more from his iPhone. He writes:<p><i>I sometimes need to carry files with me and transfer them from one computer</i> …

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6 ways Apple could make the iPhone better than big

The iPhone 6 received rave reviews when Apple unveiled it at the Flint Center last month, but not many people have been eager to talk about it’s shortcomings, until now.<p>In today’s Cult of Mac video we breakdown the biggest disappointments iPhone 6 users have griped about since the device went on …

iPhone prototype seller can’t wait for Apple to squash $100K eBay auction

As a prototype iPhone 6 on eBay shoots above $100,000, the seller is just dying to hear from Apple.<p>Although the company might cancel the auction, as it has done with several secret prototypes in the past, the seller is such an Apple fan that he’s more excited about hearing from Cupertino than …

iOS 8 adoption slower than last year's iOS 7, currently sits at 47%

iOS 8 doesn't support iPhone 4, which was supported for iOS 7 and remained on sale in some countries through most of this year. iOS 8 is also …

According to Apple, people have all but stopped upgrading to iOS 8

Apple’s iOS share numbers as tabulated by App Store visits are out for the first week of October and they are a “head scratcher”. iOS 8 gained only 1 point from 46% to 47% since September 21st which should have well exceeded 1% gain by the millions of new iPhone 6/Plus shipments alone – even if not …

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders commence in India

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be offered in Space Grey, Silver or Gold color variants and will come in storage variations of 16, 64 and 128 GB. …

iOS 8 growth slows to an embarrassing crawl

Apple loves to tout how quickly people update to its newest software, but with iOS 8, many are choosing to hold back. The company’s own numbers show that only 1% of the iOS user base has upgraded to iOS 8 in the last two weeks.<p>Only 47% of users are on iOS 8 vs. 46% the week of September 21st. …

Apple Watch may be in short supply as GTAT goes bankrupt

You may not have heard of the manufacturer GT Advanced Tech (GTAT or just “GT”), but Apple is certainly keeping a close eye on the lot right this …

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Apple reveals iOS 8 is now on 47% of its mobile devices, confirms slower adoption rate

Apple today updated its iOS adoption numbers, as measured by usage of its App Store and presented on the support page for developers. In doing so, the company confirmed that iOS 8 adoption has indeed been slower than previous versions: Over the last two weeks, the latest version only gained 1 …