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The iPhone Is a Bigger Business Than Coca-Cola and McDonald's Combined

And Google. And Microsoft. And Home Depot.<p>Eric Chemi, head of research for <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, pulls an amazing stat. iPhone sales in the last year exceed <i>all revenue</i> to Microsoft, Amazon, Comcast, or Google. The iPhone alone outsells Coca-Cola and McDonald's, perhaps the world's two most famous …

Evok Concept Showerhead Reduces The Amount of Water In The Flow While You Soap Up

<b>Evok concept showerhead</b> was a design submission for a contest hosted by Unilever. The brief was simple, each contestant had to come up with …

Birò Personal Electric Vehicle with Removable Battery

Cruising in the city is easier when you ride <b>Birò Personal Electric Vehicle</b>. Its compact size makes it easy to navigate through urban traffic as well …

Take Security Into Your Own Hands!

Gecko makes your smartphone just a little smarter with motion sensor and GPS technology that makes it possible to track and secure everything from …

Gold iPhone 5S sells for $10K on eBay, worth just $649

The phone, a 16GB unlocked model, was valued at $649, but brought in more than 15 times that price at auction.<p>You can buy a lot of things with $10,100 -- unless we're talking hard-to-find iPhones on eBay.<p>That's how much one eBay buyer paid for a 16GB unlocked iPhone 5S in gold, a device that's …

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How to Professionally Retouch Portraits in Lightroom

The Following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Preset System v5 and accompanying workshop from the Lightroom Workshop Collection v5. The …

Autoblog Green

Waymo's CEO John Krafcik made an announcement ahead of the New York Auto Show, unveiling what the company calls, "The Next Step in Self-Driving." That next step is a sixth autonomous vehicle from Waymo, an electric Jaguar I-Pace, that will go into service later this year.<p>The switch by Elon Musk's …

New law lets teens delete digital skeletons

Remember that dance-party photo you regretted posting online? How about the time you over-shared your feelings about your ex or made that comment about Barack Obama?<p>All forever etched in the annals of the Internet.<p>Well, maybe not - at least if you're under 18.<p>Legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown …

“Grand Theft Auto V” Made $800 Million In 24 Hours

Take-Two Interactive Software’s highly anticipated video game <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> went on sale Tuesday at midnight, but it has already broken records by surpassing $800 million in global sales in its first 24 hours, setting a new record for the highest-grossing launch day sales of any entertainment …

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

Advertisement<p>45 Comments<p>Credit: Wikipedia<p>When Apple(s aapl) announced the iPhone 5s last week, it made a lot of noise about the 64-bit architecture …

How to Create Reflections in Photoshop

Great reflections can really make an image. The problem is, that like buses, there is never one when you need one. Of course these days it is …

Breaking Bad Fans Sue Apple Over Misleading Marketing

Apple is being sued by a number of Breaking Bad fans who claim that the company is falsely marketing a ‘Season Pass’ for the award-winning US TV show, GigaOm reports.<p>The class action suit filed in San Jose, California, alleges that Apple owes customers who bought the pass for the show’s fifth and …

Nissan Unveils its In-Car Smartwatch

Smartwatches are the tech industry’s topic du jour after Samsung launched its Galaxy Gear watch, while even Qualcomm got in on the act when it unveiled Toq. If seeing Qualcomm — which makes chips for countless smartphone companies, but has little awareness among consumers — launch a watch was …

Can This Sleek Lighter Challenge The Zippo?

Alessi’s new Sushi lighter is at home both in your pocket and your kitchen.<p>Design is a search to perfectly integrate form, function, and meaning. A single design can take years of iterations and refinements and still may never embody that ideal. But if it becomes iconic–think the <i>Coca-Cola</i> bottle …

Shapeways, the Etsy of 3D printing, raises $30M

Andreessen Horowitz is leading the round as Shapeways builds out its marketplace for people to build and sell 3D-printed products.<p>The 3D printing movement is well under way -- albeit with some hype built in -- and Shapeways, a marketplace where people can design, create, and sell their own …

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Western Digital releases 5mm UltraSlim 2.5-inch hard drive

Western Digital has just begun shipping a new 2.5-inch internal hard drive that’s only a mere 5mm thick. The company is calling it the UltraSlim, and …

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The unofficial Apple store in Afghanistan

Where do people in Kabul go when they want to buy an iPhone? The same place as everybody else: an Apple Store. But one thing separates the Apple Store in, say, New York, from the one in Kabul: Apple either doesn’t know it exists, or doesn’t care.<p>There is nothing new about unofficial Apple stores. …

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Apple’s Pile Of Cash Is Still Growing, Up 6% To $145 Billion

Apple now has $145 billion in cash on hand — a 5.8 percent increase over the past three months. The company last reported that they had $137.1 billion in cash back on December 30. To put this into perspective, with $140 million, you can produce the movie Spider-Man. Apple has enough money to …

Peer-To-Peer Airport Car Rental Startup FlightCar Raises $5.5M From General Catalyst, Softbank, And Others

Seeking to disrupt the $10 billion airport car rental business, FlightCar, a sort of Airbnb for airport rentals, allows travelers leaving town to make their cars available for those who are visiting. The startup, which launched its service at San Francisco International Airport just a few months …

Scoop ‘n Weigh

Scoop is an electronic scale integrated into the measuring scoop, intended for the local grocers who sell by the measure. It is not only handy in …

Businessman from Hong Kong spends $15 million on diamond encrusted iPhone 5

There are several companies out there who can build incredibly expensive mobile phones for incredibly rich people. One of the names that spring to …

Hong Kong

Renault's New Electric Concept Car Looks Like A Firefly On Acid

Welsh design star Ross Lovegrove helped create the nature-inspired Twin'Z city car.<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>French carmaker Renault and Welsh industrial designer Ross Lovegrove teamed up to create this LED-covered, lightning-bug-looking electric city car, called the Twin'Z. They unveiled the …

Last Call- Ultimate Tailgater Edition

Yes, that is a fully restored 1969 Ford Bronco with a 302 and a 4-speed. . . and a pull-out charcoal barbecue in the back. Set your jaws to …

Articles about smart home technology apps products on Dwell.com - Dwell

Energy-monitoring and smart technologies have set up shop in the home, transforming machines for living into veritable living...<p>Tech startup Quirky and GE, who officially announced their partnership in April of 2013, launched seven new products that seek to...<p>Looking to make your home just a little …

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