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Report: Top Apple Inc. Analyst Predicts Lackluster iPhone 7 Sales

A look at what this well-connected Apple analyst has to say about the iDevice maker's next big thing.<p>KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who is …

Waze cofounder tells us how his company's $1 billion sale to Google really went down

The sale was a milestone for Israel's young but huge startup community: The first Israeli consumer-app company to be bought for over $1 billion. In an instant, the whole "Startup Nation" decided to quit aiming for fast exits and build billion-dollar companies instead.<p>Among Israel's tight-knit tech …

Venture Capital

Koa Smith Surfs Epic 27 Second Long Barrel Wave

GoPro’s and surfing go together like Dopeness and sexy ladies.<p>Earlier this year, GoPro and Surfline teamed up to host a worldwide contest to see who …

A small surfer makes big waves

Voxer’s Push-To-Talk Messenger Debuts A Redesigned, Speedier Version 3.0

Voxer, makers of a push-to-talk mobile messaging service, is rolling out a significant upgrade today of its iOS application (version 3.0) with the introduction of a redesigned user interface, speed and battery life improvements, plus new features, including read receipts and unlimited data …

Apple's iPhone 5c 'failure flop' outsold Blackberry, Windows Phone and every Android flagship in Q4

Editorial<p>From the constant harping about the supposed "failure" of Apple's iPhone 5c, you'd think the phone is selling poorly. The reality is that …

Mobile

The Two Words Steve Jobs Hated Most

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>It's not often that we get to hear new first-hand accounts of what it was like to work at Steve Jobs' Apple.<p>When we do get a new chance, there's always some new reveal about how he shaped the company's culture.<p>Take, for instance, this new interview …

Twelve South Introduces 'Rutledge' BookBook With New Leather Coloring Technique

South Carolina-based accessory maker Twelve South has introduced a new version of its popular BookBook MacBook case called the Rutledge. Though it has the same basic design as previous BookBook for MacBook cases, the company is proud of a new leather coloring technique that it developed that …

With 5M Users Already On Board, Tynker Goes Mobile To Help Kids Learn To Code On The iPad

Historically, the U.S. educational system has struggled to get young people excited by and involved with STEM-related fields, especially computer science, which has actually seen a steady decline in participation over the last two decades, according to Time Magazine. Luckily, the winds of reform …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

How did a chain-smoking geek from Hanoi design the viral hit Flappy Bird - and why did he walk away?<p>Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who …

Miley Cyrus

10 industries 3D printing will disrupt or decimate

As it evolves, 3D printing technology is destined to transform almost every major industry and change the way we live, work, and play in the …

From fashion to fitness: the experts behind Apple’s wearable future

Apple has been developing a sensor-laden, fitness- and medical-focused wearable computer as indicated by several notable recent hires and information we have received from sources.<p>New Apple hires on both the senior executive and standard engineering levels have expertise in fashion, wearable …

MakerBot Is Changing The World

It was an inauspicious beginning. At the MakerBot event last night at CES 2014 the intro music tended towards soft hard rock. On the plate was a lilting guitar anthem by the Foo Fighters and then a song by Incubus, <i>Pardon Me</i>.<p><i>So pardon me while I burst into flames.</i><p>Luckily, nothing did.<p>Instead, as I …

Why Apple ‘Aqui-Hired’ the Usain Bolt of iPhone Photography

Apple acquired today a one-man startup called SnappyLabs for an undisclosed amount.<p>The startup makes just one product: A 99-cent iPhone app called SnappyCam.<p>Apple hasn’t said why they acquired SnappyLabs, and probably won’t say. But such an acquisition would make sense as both an aqui-hire of …

GIF Animations

The Inside Story of How Android Ripped Off the Original iPhone

It’s been known for some time that Google’s Android platform was largely inspired by (and some might say modeled after or copied from) Apple’s …

Pad & Quill brings ages-old craftsmanship to all new leather bags and sleeves

The Field Bag - A portrait styled carry all with American full grain leather, 18 oz waxed canvas and held together with parachute grade UV resistant …

iBeacon goes mainstream with Macy’s roll-out, likely before it hits Apple Stores

Apple’s iBeacon system is to get its first retail launch in Macy’s branches in Union Square, San Francisco and Herald Square, NYC, within the next few weeks, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>.<p>Apple will of course be using the system in its own retail stores, though likely after the Macy’s launch. Macy’s is already …

5 Year Old Genius Turns Down Offer of a Free Sony Tablet on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Arden Haynes, the five year old genius with more knowledge of U.S. politics and world geography than your average full-grown adult, continued to show …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

List-Worthy

Rockstar Patent Consortium Sues Google, and Practically Everyone Making Android Phones

If it seemed as though the already insane world of wireless-patent lawsuits couldn’t become any more complicated — well, yesterday it did.<p>As Google …

LG Electronics

Review: Automatic, Connecting Your Car to Your Smartphone – MacStories

My daily drive should ideally be a twenty five minute drive with light traffic and usual stop lights. It’s not. It’s a route filled with heavy traffic, other drivers doing dumb things, and constant stop-and-go rigamarole. Until you start quantifying it with hard data, how much time we really spend …

Apple Store

Mac App Store bug allows iWork trial users to update the entire suite for free (Update: Aperture, too)

Users who have previously downloaded the free 30-day iWork trial and kept it on their systems found themselves able to update to the latest version of Apple’s productivity suite for free yesterday due to what is apparently a bug with the way the store finds copies of the software purchased through …

AppSeed Instantly Turns Your Napkin Doodles Into An App’s Interface [Daily Freebie]

Just as easy-to-use creative apps like iMovie and GarageBand have made it easier to craft music and videos, so AppSeed is poised to make it much easier to build iOS apps. Simply using the app to snap a photo of a rough sketch scribbled onto a notepad or napkin will turn that sketch into working, …

Apps

Deal: Get Three Great Titles In The Call Of Duty Bundle

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Joshua Schnell | Thursday, October 3rd, 2013<p>Call of Duty is a great series that has turned out some top notch war games over the …

Apple seems to have acquired Cue personal assistant app, would fit well with Siri, Notification Center

Apple seems to have acquired Cue, a former personal assistant application for the iPhone. <i>TechCrunch</i> says that the purchase price was in the realm of $40 million, and <i>AppleInsider</i> initially reported the rumor this morning. Cue’s service shut down yesterday, leading to the acquisition chatter. The …

Are You Looking To Purchase An iPhone 5S Locally? Use This Tool

Ad By Carbon Ads<p>Andrew Kunesh | Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013<p>If you’re looking to purchase an iPhone 5S at your local Apple Store, you may want to …