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iOS 7 now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

iOS 7, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, is now available for download. The update can be installed on any compatible iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch by visiting your device's settings menu, choosing "general," and then selecting the software update option. iOS 7 can also be …

Apple iWork and iLife apps now free for new buyers

<b>Alongside the iPhone announcements yesterday, Apple also made its iWork and iLife iPhone and iPad apps free to all new device purchasers, backdated</b> …

The 5c: an iPhone for the Snapchat generation | Financial Times

I do.<p>After briefly trying out the new smartphone at its launch on Tuesday, I think it’s going to sell in record volumes for Apple.<p>Investors’ …

Apple TV Update Set For Sept. 18: Report

Before Apple's event on Sept. 10, rumors of a new Apple TV or an update to its software were flying, but neither appeared on stage in Cupertino, Calif. But we won't have to wait much longer, according to AllThingsD.<p>The well-sourced tech news site reports that an Apple TV update is coming on the …

This Man Wants to Meet Every One of His Twitter Followers

Scriptwriter and magician Declan Dineen wants to meet every single person who follows him on Twitter. He kicked off the #meetandtweet project in January this year with a spur-of-the-moment idea on his personal blog and since then, has been ticking off both new and long-time followers one by one.<p>As …

Here's Why Snapseed for Google+ is Worth Your Attention

Google announced Wednesday that it is bringing its Snapseed photo editor features into Google+, marking the company’s latest effort to make the photo technology available to more, while boosting the appeal of its social network.<p>I know what you’re thinking: ‘Google+, meh, why do I care?’<p>Well, …

Intel Sociologist Says the Love Affair Between Us and Our Gadgets Is Turning Into a Real Relationship

It may be a love-hate relationship with our gadgets, but Intel researcher Genevieve Bell says that our feelings for our technology are growing …

What I like and what I don’t like about the new Apple iPhones

From manufacturing processes to marrying elements of user experience with hardware components, Apple(s aapl) still retains that special edge of …

Here's Everything We Know About Twitter's Impending IPO

<b>That prediction turned out to be correct. Twitter filed for an IPO today.</b><p>So here is everything we know about the runup to the Twitter IPO:<p><b>Costolo spoke</b> on the topic of "how to lead." He declined to take questions afterwards. Companies that are preparing or expecting to file paperwork with the SEC …

DreamIt Ventures opens signups for its second Austin accelerator program

DreamIt Ventures is opening up its application process for its second accelerator program in Austin, Texas, the accelerator announced today.<p>DreamIt has accelerator programs in many different cities, such as Philadelphia (health tech and tech accelerator), New York, and Austin, as well as Israel. …

This Google Glass baseball app brings real-time game info directly to your face

Google Glass might be the best thing to happen to baseball since Mariano Rivera.<p>Via an app called Blue, Glass can now give baseball fans real-time info as they watch games. The app, which has already been tested on an actual Glass unit during a Giants game at AT&T Park in San Francisco, offers …

RIP, social media managers—tweeting is everyone’s job now

Social media managers, it could be time to find a new title. Many employers are honing in on other terms—but don’t worry, your skills are still valuable.<p>Overall, jobs with social media in the title grew by 50% over the last year, a much slower rate than in the recent past. Meanwhile, jobs that …

Social Media

Alleged iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 pictured together for the first time

Earlier this week we saw images of the alleged iPad 5 pictured with the fourth-generation tablet. Now images have leaked showing the purported …

Is sapphire Apple's next product material?

Sapphire has found its way to the iPhone 5S via Apple's Touch ID technology, but a recent patent filing indicates the company might bring the stone to more devices.<p>The US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application describing a method by which sapphire could be …

Fring, An Early Mover In Mobile Messaging And Video Apps, Sells For $50M To Genband To Build Out WhatsApps For Carriers

Fring, an early startup that focused on creating group messaging and video calling apps for mobile phones, competing against the likes of Skype and WhatsApp, is calling it a day as an independent entity: it has been sold to Genband, a provider of services like IP gateways and billing and other …

Appcubator Helps Beginning Developers Easily Create Their Own Web Applications

There are quite a few steps between starting to learn to code and developing a web application, and a new Y Combinator startup is trying to fill in those gaps. Appcubator has launched to allow users to create their own web applications with drag and drop, text inserts and custom themes, rather than …

Apple is no longer an innovative company, says the man who helped Steve Jobs design the Mac

Hartmut Esslinger knows a thing or two about industrial design and what it’s done for Apple. He worked directly with Steve Jobs to establish a “design language” that was used on the Macintosh line of computers for over a decade. Esslinger’s iconoclastic firm had already designed over 100 products …

Product Design

Tablets are doing to computers what iTunes did to the full-length album

More tablets than personal computers (PCs) will be shipped in the last quarter of this year, according to forecasts from research firm IDC. By 2015, tablets will overtake full-year PCs shipments by a smidge, and by 2017, they will outsell their clunkier counterparts by five to four.<p>This was …

Markets

Genband buys iPhone VoIP pioneer fring to help carriers fight Skype and WhatsApp

Fring, the Israeli communications firm that was the first to successfully offer VoIP services to iPhone users, has been bought. The buyer is Frisco, …

Apple: We're Not Storing An Image Of Your Fingerprint On The New iPhone

The new smartphone has a fingerprint sensor built into the home button. It lets you unlock your phone without typing in a passcode. It also lets you download apps and content from iTunes without typing in your password every time.<p>Instead of storing a photo of your fingerprint, the iPhone 5S just …

Mark Zuckerberg on NSA spying: 'The government blew it'

Facebook CEO calls for more transparency in interview at TechCrunch Disrupt<p>The federal government has done a bad job recently in balancing its job protecting US citizens from terrorism with its role in defending civil liberties, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said today at TechCrunch Disrupt. …