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Apple Is Building a Media Platform Like Never Before

Have you ever watched the construction of a new building while knowing nothing about what the finished product would be? You track its progress a piece at a time, clueless about the end goal until finally there comes a point when, in a single moment, suddenly it all makes sense.<p>Apple's media …

Behind the Screens: Seth’s coffee shop mobile MacBook Pro setup

<i>Behind the Screens is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is Seth Weintraub, Publisher of the 9to5 Network.</i><p>Running the vast 9to5 media empire from home certainly can have its advantages but if I spend my whole …

MacBook Pro

Six questions and answers about the post-credits scene in Avengers: Infinity War

Explaining what we see onscreen, and what it could mean for the next year of Marvel films<p>Ever since Nick Fury first showed up at Tony Stark’s house to plug the Avengers Initiative at the end of 2008’s <i>Iron Man</i>, post-credit scenes have been a staple of Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. Sometimes …

Avengers Infinity War: 5 burning questions

Avengers Infinity War is finally here. Read this piece only if you have seen the movie or do not plan to watch it. Let's talk about the five biggest …

Marvel Universe

Mercedes-Maybach concept teaser gets revealing before Beijing

Considering its debut is slated for tomorrow at Auto China in Beijing, I think it's safe to say that this is Mercedes-Benz's last teaser for the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept.<p>The sub-1-minute teaser video takes us through a number of exterior design elements, from an imposing …

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

7 laptops with the longest battery life

No matter how powerful its guts or how bright its display, if a laptop can't last longer than two or three hours, it's not doing its job. Whether …

Have Apple's iPhone and iPad hit a wall?

One of Apple's key suppliers is calling for a rough next few months.<p>TSMC, the Taiwanese semiconductor giant responsible for building the chips that go into Apple's iPhones and iPads, warned that its upcoming second quarter would be worse than expected due to "continued weak demand from our mobile …

What Apple CEO Tim Cook says he'd do if he were 'king for a day'

• <b>Apple CEO Tim Cook doesn't like that public companies need to report earnings on a quarterly basis.</b>• <b><br>Instead, he prefers to focus on customer feedback to judge success.</b>• <b><br>He says he's had only good years while leading Apple, going back to 2003.</b><p>Under CEO Tim Cook's watch, Apple has sold hundreds of …

Tim Cook

The 8 Best Apple Watch Bands to Buy in 2018

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Stainless Steel

Apple reportedly adding voice activation to new AirPods this year, water resistance next

Improved wireless chip and touch-free Siri activation highlight 2018 model refresh, according to report<p>Apple’s release plans for new AirPods models have been divulged in a Bloomberg report this morning. The Cupertino company is said to be planning to refresh the AirPods, first released in late …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Snap responds to the 1.2 million petition signers who hate the redesign

The Snapchat redesign is here to stay, the company says in a response to a popular Change.org petition<p>Snap has officially responded to a hugely popular Change.org petition calling for the company to walk back the recent redesign of Snapchat. In a message signed by the Snapchat team and posted as a …

iPhone X: Apple Customers Complain About Battery Life

The iPhone X has, for the most part, earned very good reviews. <i>CNET</i> gave Apple’s much-wanted smartphone four-and-a-half stars.<p>“[The] iPhone X is an …

Bookeen’s Saga is a middling Kindle alternative with a built-in case

How’s this for a press release headline? “Saga: the e-reader that changes the game of digital reading.” Compelling, right? within the first two sentences, Bookeen calls its new reader “disruptive” and “a whole new reading experience and adventure.” I could go on, of course, but the it’s really just …

Google’s Pixel 2 fabric cases are well worth the steep price tag

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL aren’t cheap phones in any capacity, so you’re going to want to protect your new investment. The best way to do that is with a case, and I can wholeheartedly recommend Google’s Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL fabric cases.<p>These new cases, announced alongside the Pixel 2 on …

Twitter security slammed after rogue employee deactivates Trump's account

Trump's Twitter deactivation a security threat?<p>Twitter’s internal security is in the spotlight after a rogue employee briefly deactivated President Donald Trump’s account on Thursday.<p>The social media site said that the account was taken down by a customer support employee during their last day with …

Donald Trump

Apple Warns iPhone X Has A Nasty New Surprise

Google’s Pixel 2XL is a fabulous smartphone whose reputation has been dragged through the mud. This is due to its display which has a blue tint at angles and isolated reports of OLED ‘burn-in’. Now Apple has just warned the iPhone X, the most expensive iPhone ever released, carries the same</i> …

Galaxy Note

The big problem with wireless charging on my iPhone 8 Plus

by Jim Rossman<p>I've had the iPhone 8 Plus for about a month now, and while on launch day I thought I'd be most excited about wireless charging, I've …

Windows 10 redesign: Major update to transform look of computer software this week

Windows 10 is in line for a major redesign this week.<p>Computers running the software will receive an update from tomorrow, which will transform the …

Windows 10

China Blocks WhatsApp, Broadening Online Censorship

SHANGHAI — China has largely blocked the WhatsApp messaging app, the latest move by Beijing to step up surveillance ahead of a big Communist Party gathering next month.<p>The disabling in mainland China of the Facebook-owned app is a setback for the social media giant, whose chief executive, Mark …

iPhone 8/Plus Review: With this traditionally beautiful powerhouse, should you really wait for iPhone X?

The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are Apple’s newest handsets introduced during its first event at the new Steve Jobs Theater at its also new Apple Park campus last week. But you can’t possibly consider the new phones without noting that Apple this year is breaking from tradition and launching a third …

IPhone 8

Apple quietly discontinues red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, marks up 256 and 512GB iPad Pros

After jumping on the two-flagship bandwagon back in fall of 2014 with the simultaneous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch, Apple unveiled no less than three …

Samsung, Galaxy J7+, dual camera, smartphone

Samsung has announced the long-rumoured Galaxy J7+ equipped with dual camera set-up, expanding the J7-series lineup, which included Galaxy J7 (2017) …

Phones

YouTube has a new look and, for the first time, a new logo

Taking the “Tube” out of its tube<p>For the last 12 years, YouTube’s logo has been a pair of anachronisms wrapped inside each other. “We have the word tube in a tube,” says Christopher Bettig, the head of YouTube’s art department. “This is weird. No one know what this is.” Tube is slang for a …

Andy Rubin apologizes for Essential’s ‘humiliating’ customer data leak

After requiring customers who ordered the Essential phone to provide their driver’s license information over email to verify their shipping address, CEO Andy Rubin today apologized for the incident in a blog post, calling it “humiliating” and that he is “personally responsible for this error.”<p>The …

Nest’s new thermostat is intentionally boring

Designed to be forgettable<p>Nest is debuting a new version of its thermostat today, the first truly different model since the product was introduced in 2011. It’s called the Nest Thermostat E, and it can do nearly everything the regular Nest Thermostat can do, except it’s cheaper and housed in a …

Dev-ported Pixel Launcher makes every feature actually work

As AOSP assets get updated to Android 8.0 Oreo and we’re coming that much closer to the second-gen Pixel phones, it’s about time that we recognized a …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

Google Chrome

What is a bothie and could it finally kill the selfie?

What is a bothie and could it finally kill the selfie?<p>The selfie’s got to go – that much was clear when the ever-so-banal, pseudo-art first became a …