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Elon Musk reportedly gave his assistant a 2-week test when she asked for a big raise — what happened to her is an important career lesson

According to Vance, the assistant, Mary Beth Brown, asked Musk for a significant raise after she'd been working with him for 12 years. In response, Musk told Brown to take two weeks off, during which <i>he</i> would assume her responsibilities and see whether she was critical to his success.<p>When Brown …

Tesla

Apple fanboys reveal their most controversial opinions on Apple products

Apple fans have a reputation for being — how can we put this kindly? — very, very loyal. Samsung built its massive smartphone empire almost entirely …

The Best, Best Thing Just Happened To The Apple watchOS 4 Beta

There’s no public beta of Apple’s watchOS 4 software, as there is for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra and even tvOS.<p>Shame, I say.<p>But the developers’ beta is coming on leaps and bounds. I took a first look when it was announced in June and although it’s not seemly to update repeatedly on something that’s …

Toy Story

We’re not sure why anyone would own an Apple Watch without this awesome accessory

The Apple Watch charger situation is a pretty solid bit of irony, wouldn’t you say? People have been complaining for years that the charging cord …

A hands-on look at the jet black Apple AirPods by ColorWare

Apple’s AirPods come in just one color, but it was only a matter of time before ColorWare provided a colorful alternative to the all white earbuds. As we noted earlier this week, ColorWare is now accepting orders for Apple Airpods in a variety of solid or metallic colors in a matte or glossy finish.<p>…

AirPods

Foxconn Shares Riding High on Strong iPhone 8 Expectations

Shares in Taiwanese iPhone assembler Foxconn have reached decade-year highs over growing optimism about Apple's upcoming iPhone 8, due to launch in 2017.<p>According to a new <i>Bloomberg</i> report, Hon Hai Precision Industry – better known as Foxconn – has gained 29 percent in the last year on high …

Mobile Technology

For The First Time In The Tim Cook Era, Apple Is Finally Firing On All Cylinders

To say that Apple shares have been a stellar performer in 2017 is an understatement. Shares of the most valuable company in the world are up 17.2% (closed at $135.72 on Friday) thus far in 2017 , versus the Nasdaq, which is up 8.5% and compared to the S&P 500, which is higher by 5.1%. Incidentally, …

Tim Cook

This incredible iPhone 8 concept will make your jaw drop

It seems fancy new iPhone 8 concepts are popping up every other day. Some are good; some are just awful. The latest is so pretty it will make your jaw drop. And better yet, it’s a design that could well turn out to be almost identical to the real thing.<p>Recent claims from reliable KGI Securities …

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

W1 Bluetooth wireless headphones compared: Apple AirPods, Beats Solo3, Powerbeats3 & BeatsX

All four products in the announced Apple W1 lineup of wireless headphones and earbuds are now available: the Beats Solo3 headphones, the Powerbeats3, the BeatsX and the truly wireless Apple AirPods.<p>Wireless headphones are becoming the defacto choice for Apple users, with the iPhone 7 dropping the …

Consumer Tech

AAPL hits all-time high stock price of $134.67 and climbing

After reaching an all-time record high opening price of $133 yesterday, AAPL today beat its intraday trading record, surpassing its previous record high set back in 2015.<p>Yesterday we noted that the stock opened at an all-time record high of $133.00 after Goldman Sachs raised its target price for …

Trading

Apple Music now ‘well past’ 20 million subscribers, Eddy Cue says

Apple Music is now “well past 20 million” subscribers, according to Eddy Cue. Speaking at the Recode Media Conference this evening, Cue explained that Apple Music is still growing, but that Apple is not satisfied with where numbers are now and will continue pushing.<p>Cue couldn’t offer a specific …

Apple Music

iPhone 8 Said to Pack Battery Capacity of Current 5.5-Inch Model Into 4.7-Inch Form Factor

The so-called "iPhone 8" will adopt a higher-cost stacked logic board design to support longer battery life, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Kuo said the stacked logic board, also known as a "substrate-like PCB mainboard," will result in the "iPhone 8" with an OLED display having …

Mobile Technology

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

How to use iCloud Keychain and common concerns

First time checking out the Tech Savvy series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning and checking out the series overview.<p>Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share with those you are helping or for …

4 solutions to the iPhone 7's dongle crisis

If you've got an iPhone 7, you're probably pretty pleased with yourself. What you're probably less pleased about is the removal of the 3.5mm …

How to Read a Histogram Correctly

If you’ve ever looked at the data behind a digital image, chances are you’ve come across a histogram. Histograms—graphical representations of the …

Tutorials

Mas Updates and Installs Mac App Store Apps From the Command Line

Mac: In order to manually update any apps you download from the Mac App Store, you have to open the app, click the download tab, wait for it to …

You next iPhone may be assembled in India

Apple is going to start making iPhones in India instead of China, though most users will have to wait a while longer before seeing “Made in India” on …

Screw the Turing test — chatbots don’t need to act human

The minute you mention chatbot technology, someone will inevitably bring up the Turing test. Created by Alan Turing in 1950, the test judges a machine’s capability to demonstrate intelligent behavior that’s indistinguishable from speaking to a human. There’s even an annual competition that started …

Should Apple continue including adapters/cables with new iPhones? [Poll]

Last December Ben wrote a thorough opinion piece on the topic of what port we may see in future iPhones and also asked for readers’ feedback. The majority of pollsters shared they believe Apple won’t incorporate USB-C in the iPhone this year, with 30% thinking 2018 could be the year, 19% saying …

IPhone 7

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no background …

Profit

Touch Bar MacBook Pro models have non-upgradeable SSDs, seemingly under-sized batteries

The first MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models are arriving, and if you were encouraged by the removable SSD OWC found in the entry-level machine, there’s bad news. Owners who have opened them up are finding that the SSD chips in the Touch Bar machines are permanently soldered to the logic board.<p>This …

MacBook Pro

The Apple Store app is getting a big redesign

A major redesign is coming soon to the Apple Store iOS app that will bring Amazon-like shopping suggestions to users based on customers’ buying history.<p>Apple’s redesign will reportedly include a new “For You” tab that suggests products based on previous orders, arming the tech giant with a new tool …

Apple Store

The 15 best features in iOS 10, in GIFs

The latest version of iOS is upon us.<p>Apple just released the public beta for iOS 10, which is due out this fall.<p>There's a ton of new stuff in iOS 10, …

One Of The Best Things About Android Will Be On iPhones Soon

One of the reasons I prefer using Android phones over iPhones is because I love how Google handles notifications — it’s more detailed and more interactive than on iOS — and how Android lockscreens have so much more functionality.<p>For example, I’m using the OnePlus 3 right now (great, great phone… I …

Apple Releases The First iOS 10 Public Beta, More on 'iPhone 7'

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>The AppAdvice Tech Week in Review: Apple Releases The First …

iOS 10 preview: Apple's software takes a big step forward

Rumor has it that Apple isn't going to reinvent the iPhone this year, but you definitely can't say the same about its software. iOS 10 was unveiled to the world late in the company's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, and for good reason -- there were many, many new software features to unpack.<p>…

Apps

14 alternatives to Apple's default apps that will supercharge your iPhone

Apps

All the changes Apple made in iOS 10 beta 2

Apple’s second beta for iOS 10 is jam-packed with new features and changes to go along with the big batch of bug fixes.<p>More than 50 changes have been discovered by developers, affecting everything from Apple Music to widgets. A lot of the changes are very minor UI tweaks that would probably go …

Apple Music