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The Smart Keyboard makes the 10.5-inch iPad Pro a better device [Video]

I’ve used a few third-party keyboards with the iPad Pro in the past, but for some strange reason I’ve never opted to give Apple’s very-own Smart Keyboard a fair shake. In hindsight, that was a huge miscalculation on my part, as I’m quickly learning since I received the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with Smart …

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Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

By Charlie Sorrel3 minute Read<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple Watch spy game brings clever twist to retro format

From James Bond’s laser Rolex to Maxwell Smart’s shoe phone, spies have always been suckers for wearable tech.<p>To salute secret agents’ fondness for the latest gadgets, the makers of <i>Spy_Watch</i> crafted their new game for the latest cutting-edge device — the Apple Watch. And, like clever spymasters, …

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35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong

Hollywood, friends, and family have perpetuated these 35 science myths for years. But it's time to set the record straight.<p>Is there fire in space?<p>Does tequila really come with a hallucinogenic worm?<p>Can you overdose on Vitamin C?<p>The answers to these questions will surprise you.<p>For this list, we used …

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iOS 8 How-to: Have your iOS device read text for you

Previously, I discussed how to have your iOS device read text for you in iOS 7, and in iOS 8 it works pretty much the same way – but with some little differences. It is now easier to set up and make text speakable on an iOS device. Before we discuss how to do it, let’s first set up our iOS device …

How iOS8 extensions could help college students dump their laptops and rely on their iPads

Every year around this time I start composing an article about how to get by in college with just an iPad. But in past years, once I get into it I …

Kids learn less in classrooms with too many decorations

When it comes to decorating elementary classrooms, less may be more.<p>A study with a small group of kindergarten students found that kids in highly …

The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores.<br>By Brett Nelson

Success

Orbotix launches Sphero education initiative

<b>The creator of smartphone-controlled robotic toy Sphero has launched an initiative aimed at teaching kids programming, robotics and maths.</b><p>Orbotix — …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …

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Three ways Jeff Bezos keeps improving Amazon’s workforce

Jeff Bezos has some very well-defined opinions and strategies about management, including keeping teams small and being confrontational when needed. That doesn’t mean he’s not up for trying something new.<p>In his annual shareholder letter, Bezos outlined a few specific initiatives and techniques that …

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Oink helps parents monitor and control their kid's in-app purchases

A 13-year-old with access to his parent's iTunes account can potentially rack up a sizable bill in an afternoon of <i>Candy Crush</i> -- a tab mom might potentially refuse to pay because she didn't authorize the purchase. Payments company Oink has created a solution that lets kids buy what they want, but …

NCR updates its iPad cash register with loyalty features

NCR(s ncr) has beefed up with its virtual cash register Silver with new loyalty software, giving small businesses the ability to run rewards programs …

Talking Dog Device Ready to Hit Market Soon

What if your dog could greet you with more than a growl, or announce the reason he's scratching at the door?<p>It sounds absurd and much like the …

Why You Don't Steal a Case Full of Magical Golden Lego Pieces

What if Lego minifigures were real people, you had a case of full of magical golden Lego pieces, and they wanted it back? We’re making a big assumption here, but the result would probably be a massive battle:<p>Someone please make a Lego game where humans interact with Lego characters. Oh, and by …

18 Vintage Tech Ads Prove How Far We've Come

Computer advertisements didn't always feature silhouetted dancers rocking to indie music. Back when the tech was awkward and slow -- so were the ads.<p>"BRB, about to get banished from Eden."<p>"Honey, save some food. With how much this Apple computer costs, we won’t be able to afford to eat for a while."<p>…

Review: Castro for iPhone is a modern approach to an iOS 7 podcast client

Castro is a brand new podcasting app for the iPhone (available in the App Store for $2.99). It’s not an update to an existing podcast client. It’s a new app. It doesn’t have any legacy to anchor it down because it <i>really</i> is a fresh start.<p>This distinction is important. My favorite stock apps on iOS 7 …

Apple Tops Dell as Most Sought After Desktop Computers

According to new a survey done by market research firm Parks Associates (via <i>CNET</i>), Apple desktops have become the most sought after desktop computers this holiday season, beating out longtime holiday desktop leader Dell and other competitors such as HP and Acer. This marks the first time that Apple …

What If The Wii U Launched This Month?

It’s hard to put into context the incredible news that both Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One both sold over a million units worldwide within their first day of release. Those numbers are unprecedented, with the PS3 and Xbox 360 only selling a few hundred thousand units apiece during their launch …

Major League Gaming Launches Its Own Premium E-Sports Network, MLG.TV

E-sports programmer Major League Gaming has spent the last decade building an audience of video game enthusiasts, through events in which gamers go head-to-head with each other. Now it’s looking to bring those viewers to a an owned and operated premium sports network of its own, at MLG.TV.<p>Over the …

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

PetChatz dispenses video, treats, scents on command

Humans have long used technology to stay in touch with one other. It's only natural to harness tech to stay in touch with our four-legged loved ones, as well.<p>PetChatz is a system designed to help you interact with your pup or kitty, no matter how far away you are.<p>It's one thing to just use a …

Flip your iPhone 5C case to play virtual Connect Four

The iPhone 5C comes with a range of brightly colored cases that have holes punched in the back for a vivid effect. One developer team seems to have looked at those holes, though, and thought outside the "blue and green should never be seen" box.<p>Australians David McKinney and Stuart Hall -- the team …

MLB demos using Apple’s iBeacon technology to deliver personalised, interactive stadium experiences

<i>Mashable</i> reports that Major League Baseball has demo’d using Apple’s iBeacon indoor mapping technology to provide live baseball fans with a whole range of personalised and interactive experiences when attending games at stadiums.<p>An update to its At the Ballpark app provides both practical …

iMessage for Android looks like a great way to compromise your security

A new messaging app on the Android Play Store has been stirring conversations this month, and its name should be enough to tell you why: it's called iMessage Chat. Promising to allow Android users to communicate via Apple's iMessage, this app goes to great lengths to emulate the look and feel of …

Tests show iPhone 5s A7 chip is dual-core, still beats quad-core Android competitors

When Apple(s aapl) announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture of the phone’s new A7 chip. But other than …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

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Greatest Dad Ever Creates a Calvin & Hobbes Nursery Complete with Tree Fort

Here's a father that will make your heart melt in aww and a nursery that'll make you want to go back to being a kid again. Screw real life, I want to …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Warns of Android Mobile Malware Problem

- Aug 27, 2013<p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has released a new report that highlights the fact that Google’s Android platform accounts for …