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Many more high-profile games being pulled from App Store and removed from purchase histories

A bunch of premium iPhone, iPod touch and iPad games from major publishers such as Electronics Arts, Telltale Games, Capcom, Sega, 2K Games and many …

Apple Approves An App That Blocks Ads In Native Apps, Including Apple News

It’s unclear if Apple is setting a precedent, or has only accidentally allowed the approval of a new app, known as Been Choice, into the iTunes App Store. The app claims to block advertisements not only in mobile applications, but also in native mobile apps, including Facebook and even Apple’s own …

Future iMac could project its own virtual keyboard

Future Apple devices could boast a smart projector accessory, according to a patent published today.<p>As one of 46 newly-published patents, the technology described would allow Apple to incorporate features such as a virtual projected keyboard into future iMacs.<p>Just like the iPhone’s UI, this could …

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Apple has fixed a new feature for iOS 9 that could stop your 16GB iPhone running out of space all the time

If you go to download an app right now, every version of it — for every iteration of the iPhone — are bundled into one software package.<p>Apple wanted to change that with iOS 9, which was supposed to come with new "app thinning technology" so that only the parts of the app that actually work on your …

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Trump's call to end abuse of US birthright citizenship divides GOP field, legal experts

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to end birthright citizenship for children of illegal immigrants has refueled the immigration debate and spilt the GOP field and legal experts who question whether such a change is possible.<p>Trump’s plan goes after the 14th amendment, which …

Tracing The Shifting Meaning Of 'Alien'

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeatedly referred to "criminal aliens" and "illegal aliens" in the immigration plan he released on Sunday. "Alien," and especially "illegal alien," have become such staples in the vocabulary of conservative pundits and politicians that many immigrant …

Why Donald Trump Won’t Fold: Polls and People Speak

In the command centers of Republican presidential campaigns, aides have drawn comfort from the belief that Donald J. Trump’s dominance in the polls is a political summer fling, like Herman Cain in 2011 — an unsustainable boomlet dependent on megawatt celebrity, narrow appeal and unreliable surveys …

Airlines upscaling amenities for high-paying fliers

First-class fliers can secure their furry friends in a special pet cabin on American Airlines. Delta Air Lines' highest-paying passengers are chauffeured in Porsches and dropped curbside at a private entrance at LAX.<p>Not to be outdone, international airline Etihad Airways offers on-board nannies on …

Cracking the digital-shopper genome

Companies have more data at their fingertips than ever, so why do online shoppers remain such a mystery? The solution begins with bringing all the …

Apple will finally replace blurry iPhone 6 Plus cameras

It wasn't your imagination. That iPhone 6 Plus you purchased that seemed to produce oddly blurred images may have been defective, and now Apple is …

Do brands benefit from making a scene on social media?

When Tinder tweet-stormed a rant at a <i>Vanity Fair</i> writer, it left many people agog.<p><i>Vanity Fair</i>'s Nancy Jo Sales had written a story on the uglier, …

Uber's confidential plans for an IPO come to light in leaked documents

Uber goes everywhere, but how much does it make?<p>A lot, it turns out.<p>Uber expects to triple its bookings to $10.84 billion worldwide this year …

This clever poker app turns your iPhone into your card hand and your iPad into the dealer

Bold Poker has been around for a while now, but we were recently reminded of just how awesome the app is thanks to Daring Fireball's John Gruber.<p>One of the coolest things about Bold Poker is that it's designed to recreate rather than replace your typical poker night, allowing you to use real chips …

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9 Features Apple Music Needs To Win Over Power Users

I listen to a lot of music. I typically buy and compile 3 hour playlists every other week, while also supplementing my listening habits with routine vinyl purchases, going to live shows, and jamming Resident Advisor and XLR8R podcasts, SoundCloud mixes, and Boiler Room live streams.<p>But at the end …

Questionable Rumor Points Towards Upcoming 'Smart Bands' For Apple Watch

Apple is working on next-generation Apple Watch bands that will be equipped with new health sensors, according to a questionable report from Czech site <i>Letem Svetem Applem</i> [Google Translate]. Citing an unnamed source, the site says Apple is planning on creating smart bands that include sensors for …

5 Fall Beauty Trends To Start Wearing Now

Who says you have to wait 'til fall to start rocking the latest beauty trends? Get ahead of the game, and start wearing these lovely autumn trends <i>ahora</i>:<p>PLUS: The 9 Prettiest Summer Beauty Trends

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5 Ways to Add More Time to Your Day

Along with sleep, what do you spend most of your day doing? The answer is most likely consuming media — everything from reading emails, articles and …

5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the …

Self-improvement

Book Block lets you design your own custom notebooks

There are so many ways technology helps us record information. Yet, the analog notebook hangs in there. Paired with a pen, nothing commits information to memory quite like sketching or jotting thoughts and observations by hand on nice paper.<p>A London design agency, understanding how personal …

Sketching

8 tech skills you need if you want be to an entrepreneur

That's because, in order to be successful in any market, you'll need to hone your skills, knowledge and be vigilant in your work.<p>That's why, in addition to knowing your business, employees and various strategies for success, you must also know how to use all the tools at your disposal.<p>These days, …

Small Business

Apple stands by Dre after apology for hurting women

Apple spoke out Friday in support of employee Dr. Dre after the famous rapper apologized for past violence against women, the first time the technology giant publicly addressed his attacks as a younger man.<p>"Dre has apologized for the mistakes he's made in the past and he's said that he's not the …

Amazon Fire TV is selling better than Apple TV

If recently released data from Parks Associates is correct, Apple TV slipped down from third to fourth place in the rankings of the most popular …

Go to 'social media bootcamp' so you can stay on top of digital trends

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>StackSocial More than ever before, brands are turning to social media platforms, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and even Snapchat …

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This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

The Brain

Be wary of studies that link mental ill health with creativity or a high IQ | Dr Oliver Joe Robinson

The idea that genius and madness are intertwined is an ancient one. But in truth, in this desperately underfunded field, we don’t even have objective tools to diagnose disorders of the mind, let alone back up claims such as this<p>The idea that highly creative or intelligent individuals are especially …

Report: iPad Pro will enter production by October

The drumbeat of iPad Pro rumors gets louder by the day. Now the company's larger-screen iPad is set to begin production September or October, …

New Apple Pay video reveals your new corporate masters

Call me cynical, but when I saw the latest ad in the “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone” series Thursday afternoon, I felt a little uneasy.<p>Sure, there’s over a million stores you can use Apple Pay in, but if this ad is to be believed, they’re all the same corporate-owned stores you’ll see …

Apple Pay

Opinion: With Apple TV 4 coming, Apple and app developers need a smarter pricing strategy

I’m a daily Apple TV user, and that fact apparently puts me in the minority: even when the Apple TV’s price dropped to nearly iPod shuffle levels, it didn’t take off like Apple’s iPads or iPhones. From what I’ve gathered, many people think the little black box can’t do much. And it’s amazing to me …

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