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The most breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing the magnificent Arabian Peninsula, Laos’ traditional weavers and the back streets of Venice.

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Environment

Nordic Pancake Cake From Josephine of A Tasty Love Story

Breakfast

Miniature Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins

Redditor Qoth recently uploaded an album of clay polymer artworks affixed to the outsides of Altoid tins. The post quickly went viral, with the …

15 Fascinating Photos of Monkeys Deep in Thought

So far, we've taken a look at some incredibly expressive owls as well as some personality-filled frogs. In our search to compile the most fascinating wildlife photography, how could we not post about monkeys? The highly intelligent animals are the main subject for many photographers because they're …

Monkeys

18 Super Chic No-Carve Pumpkins

If you love Halloween, but aren’t exactly into wielding a knife to carve out that jack-o’-lantern, you’re in luck. There are <i>tons</i> of great no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas out there. From using paint to stencils to cut paper, the ideas are almost endless. To get you in the Halloween spirit, we’ve …

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The Apple Store Is Down

Why?<p>Because at 1 p.m. Eastern today Apple will announce its new iPhones. Apple always takes down its online store right before new product announcements.<p>The store should come back following the event and will have all the details about Apple's new devices.<p>You can follow our coverage of Apple's …

Apple Store

Photos of Alleged Packaging for Official Apple iPhone 5S Leather Case Surface

A pair of photos posted to Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo and shared by <i>HDBlog.it</i> [Google Translate] show what is alleged to be packaging for an official Apple case marketed for the iPhone 5S but which would also fit the iPhone 5. Text on a paper insert within the packaging indicates that the …

Apple’s Untold History Reveals Why The iPhone 5C Will Be In Color

To Steve Jobs, the iMac’s trademark Bondi blue finish was a mistake. And his response echoes all the way to the upcoming iPhone 5C.<p>In 1998, at a special Apple event in Cupertino, then-interim CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the product that would herald Apple’s comeback: the iMac. But as Jobs went …

Apple

iPhone 5c: a plastic and colorful iPhone available on September 20th for $99

The new iPhone 5c is finally official. After months of rumor and speculation, Apple has opted to introduce its latest smartphone today at a special event in Cupertino. CEO Tim Cook detailed the latest updates in iOS7, noting that Apple has been "hard at work completing iOS7" in time for its …

iPhone 5C And iPhone 5S Will Cost $99 And $199, Both Will Be Released On Sept. 20

Today at Apple’s iPhone event, Apple unveiled a cheaper iPhone, the iPhone 5C, as well as the iPhone 5S. While the devices in themselves are not really a surprise after countless of leaks, the price of the iPhone 5C was still an outstanding question. The 16GB iPhone 5C will be released for $99 with …

Apple Unveils The iPhone 5s

World, prepare yourself for the next-generation iPhone.<p>Rumors this season have included two new color flavors — gold and silver — along with the addition of a fingerprint scanner for added security. As is standard with Apple iterations, we’ve also been expecting a processor bump and even a camera …

iPhone 5s camera specs: better optics, slow motion, and 'True Tone' flash

As a part of the iPhone 5s announcement today, Apple is eager to talk about the improved camera. It's got a 5-element lens with an aperture of f/2.2 on top of a sensor with a surface area 15 percent larger than the device it replaces (though it's still 8 megapixels). Larger sensors typically mean …

Apple details new iPhone camera: slow-motion video, burst shooting, 15 percent larger active sensor area

Now that Apple's announced the new iPhone 5s, it's taking some time to detail the camera, which, as you'd expect, has been upgraded for 2013. The new module includes a five-element, Apple-designed lens with f/2.2 aperture and -- this is important -- a 15 percent larger active sensor area to help …

Everything Apple Announced at Its iPhone Event in One Handy List

Apple just wrapped up its iPhone event at its headquarters in Cupertino, CA. Here’s a list of everything the company announced:<p>iPhone 5s: A7 processor, better camera, Touch ID<p>The iPhone5s will come in slate, gold and silver. It features a new A7 chip that Apple is touting as the first smartphone to …

Apple unveils the iPhone 5s, its “most forward-thinking phone yet”

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>After months of rumors and speculation, Apple(s aapl) on Tuesday took the wraps off of two new smartphones, the …

Apple iPhone 4S now free on-contract in wake of iPhone 5c reveal

Just yesterday, the venerable iPhone 4S sat as Apple's mid-tier smartphone, but now it's moving into a new role as the company's go-to option for budget seekers: an 8GB iPhone 4S is now free on-contract. The news follows this morning's introduction of the iPhone 5c ($99), which brings a dash of …

Apple’s iPhone 5c Will Run $549, $649 Off-Contract

Apple’s new iPhone 5c will run $549 for a 16GB and $649 for a 32GB model off contract, according to Apple’s store site.<p>The new iPhone will be available for pre-order on September 20th and will run $99 and $199 on contract. But it’s the off-contract pricing that has been the more interesting story …

What the iPhone 5s '64-bit' processor means, in plain English.

Apple has just announced the release of the iPhone 5s (what’s new?). One of its biggest USPs is it’s the first phone to include a 64-bit processor.<p>“Great! What does that mean for me?” You ask. Well we’re here to explain.<p>In the shortest of paragraphs, a 64-bit A7 processor means the iPhone just got …

iPhone 5s and 5c: comparing Apple's latest against the best phones out there

iPhone buyers have never had it this good. With two similar and competitive iPhones about to hit stores, the options are more compelling — if not harder to choose between — than ever. We’re taking a look across Apple’s new pair of iPhones to see how they stand up to one another, and how they can …

Fingerprint analysis: will the iPhone’s newest sensor change the world again?

Biometrics could be the latest technology to benefit from Apple’s touch<p>The era of one-tap authentication is about to begin. Apple's announcement today of a fingerprint scanner in the iPhone 5s brings biometrics into the mainstream, enabling fast and secure access to your smartphone while also …

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The iPhone 5c isn't a cheap iPhone, it's just a colorful one

It's a neat trick, but how will it work in China?<p>After months of rumor and speculation, Apple is launching a colorful plastic iPhone 5c. It’s the first time the company has offered color variants beyond black and white for any of its iPhones, and it marks a return to plastic that was first …

Forget “Cheap”, The iPhone 5c Is Clearly The iPhone Jony Ive Wanted For iOS 7

The “c” in the iPhone 5c title doesn’t stand for “cheap”. It stands for “clueless”.<p>As in, we were all clueless in our speculation on Apple’s motivations for creating this device.<p>(Okay, it actually seems to stand for “color”, but humor me.)<p>After sitting through Apple’s unveiling today and more …

Choose the best iPhone 5C or 5S carrier (infographic)

Buying a new iPhone 5S or 5C? Use this infographic to choose a carrier that's right for you.<p>For the first time ever, Apple's newest iPhones, the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, will launch on all four major U.S. carriers: AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint. If your contract is up and you're eyeing one of …

iPhone

The new iOS 7 features you haven't heard about

Today was the much-anticipated unveiling of the next iteration of Apple’s iPhone and of iOS7, which Apple CEO Tim Cook has called “the biggest change to iOS since the launch of the original iPhone.”<p>Here come the new iPhones<p>Liveblog ft. Tim Cook & Elivis Costello<br>• Pics of the ‘cheap’ 5C<br>• Video of the …