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The story of how Steve Jobs saved Apple from disaster and led it to rule the world, in 39 photos

Nowadays, Apple is the most valuable company in the world, thanks in huge part to the Jobs' vision.<p>But if you only saw the movie, you got less than half of the story.<p>Once upon a time, Apple was a disaster, chewing through CEOs and delivering one bad quarter of financial results after another.<p>In …

Toy Story

The most helpful fitness tech for your New Year's resolution to get in shape

Last year, Nielsen reported the top two New Year's resolutions were to stay fit and to lose weight. Millions pledged to kick off 2016 with the …

Amazon's new app will 'see' inside your packages

Amazon is giving its app a new feature to help holiday shoppers keep track of what's in their packages.<p>The company updated its iPhone app with a new …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 Fiasco Could Be Forgotten In Six Months -- Just In Time For Its Next Flagship Phone

The fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 was by far the biggest disaster in smartphone history. But industry analysts say the fiasco could be forgotten in six months, and fortunately for Samsung, that’s just in time when the smartphone maker releases its next flagship phone—the Galaxy S8.<p>Besides the crisis …

Galaxy Note

Forget the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 rumors have already arrived

On Friday, the world reached peak Apple excitement when the new iPhone 7 devices became available in stores. Now that is done, people have already …

Apple just killed one of the best battery saving hacks for your iPhone

There’s plenty to like about iOS 10 — assuming that it didn’t brick your iPhone or iPad — but you probably didn’t know that Apple has quietly killed off one of the neatest — and least-known — battery life hacks.<p>If you’re anything like me and want to squeeze as much juice as possible from your …

iPhone 7 outlasts Galaxy S7 in 35-feet of water, gets dropped from a helicopter [Video]

Earlier today, we shared a pair of durability tests performed with the new iPhone 7. These tests showed that Apple has improved the endurance of the new device compared to the iPhone 6s. Now, EverythingApplePro has conducted a deep water test to see just how far the new iPhone 7 can be submerged in …

Mobile Technology

Samsung says it has found no battery problem in China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Monday that its investigation into the first report of a Galaxy Note 7 fire in China found no …

Galaxy Note

Samsung says China phone fire caused by external heat | Reuters

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Monday a Galaxy Note 7 phone a Chinese user claimed caught on fire was damaged by external heating, seeking to assure customers in the world’s top smartphone market the devices being sold there are safe.<p>An employee poses for …

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iPhone 7 destroys Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 in speed test

In a shocking new speed test, the new iPhone 7 blows away the Galaxy Note 7 so completely you might forget about the Samsung phone’s other problems.<p>Watch the iPhone 7 versus Galaxy Note 7 in this new head-to-head video, created by PhoneBuff.<p>Samsung may have rushed development of the Note 7 in an …

Galaxy Note

The biggest winner from removing the headphone jack is Apple

Fun fact: Apple owns the #1 wireless headphone company<p>If you take Apple’s word for it, removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 was a pure expression of its desire for technological progress. "Some people have asked why we would remove the analog headphone jack from the iPhone," Phil Schiller, …

The iPhone 7 is a confession: Smartphones have peaked

The iPhone 7 event yesterday might as well have been met with a collective ‘meh’ from the world. You probably already know the story: it’s got the form of an iPhone 6s, upgraded internals, better cameras and no headphone jack.<p>The iPhone 7 is a beautiful example of incrementing toward perfection, an …

Mobile Technology

New Google Photos update should make iOS users jump with joy

Photos in iOS 10 is better than ever, but it’s still not as good as Google Photos. Today, Google’s photo app got even better by baking in the ability to edit iOS Live Photos and turn them into easily shareable GIFs or movies. Granted, the feature was already available, but before you’d have to …

Man claims his Galaxy Note 7 blew up and set his car on fire

Following numerous reports of exploding batteries, Samsung might have a huge Galaxy Note 7 emergency on its hands as a man from Florida claims his phone blew up, setting his car on fire.<p>According to a report from FOX 13 News, the incident took place this Monday shortly after Nathan Dornacher and …

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Inside iPhone 7: Why Apple Killed The Headphone Jack

The standard audio jack that connects your headphones to just about everything has been around for nearly 150 years. Here's why Apple thought it was time for a change.<p><b>Apple VP Greg Joswiak is</b> grinning as he holds up what is easily the smallest iPhone adapter I have ever seen. iPod white and about …

Mobile Technology

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 should be officially recalled – US consumer watchdog

Consumer Reports calls for firm to initiate full-scale recall involving US consumer safety commission, to stop resale of dangerous phones after some exploded<p>US product safety and testing non-profit organisation Consumer Reports has called for Samsung to initiate an official recall of all of its …

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The best Apple Keynotes to watch before Wednesday’s iPhone 7 Keynote

A few times a year we are treated to unique events that are as much product introductions as fanboy entertainment events. We are talking about Apple Keynotes of course. In a few more days we will be able to enjoy another one of these, and for those of you who want to get in the mood for here is our …

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Did Tim Cook already tell us the new iPhone will work with Apple Pencil?

Expectations are low for the new iPhones that will be announced this week. But Apple CEO Tim Cook may have let slip one intriguing tidbit about Apple Pencil and the upcoming new versions of smartphones.<p>As spotted by the Daring Fireball blog this weekend, it seems Cook gave an interview earlier this …

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Repair, replace, refund? What to do about the Samsung Note 7 recall

Samsung has said it will repair, refund or replace every single Galaxy Note 7 sold across the world after reports of exploding batteries. Here's what to do to organise a new phone with your telco.<p>As far as product recalls go, this one is big.<p>On September 2, Samsung announced it was stopping sales …

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Galaxy Note 7 Exploding Battery Issue Gifts Samsung's Victory To Apple's New iPhone 7

At the start of last week, everything was going great for Samsung’s mobile division. The Galaxy Note 7 was picking up critical acclaim from the media, sales were passing the two million units mark, and long-time rival Apple was vulnerable thanks to the zero-day malware hack and reports of design …

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Apple iOS 9.3.5 Has A Nasty Surprise

Next week Apple will launch the iPhone 7 and with it the overhauled iOS 10. But not every iPhone, iPad and iPod touch will get an upgrade to iOS 10, and Apple has just admitted the final version of iOS 9 has been left with a nasty surprise…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular</i> …

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Apple hit with class action lawsuit over iPhone 6 ‘Touch Disease’ hardware issue

Last week, repair guide website iFixit published a detailed blog post discussing an issue plaguing a growing number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. Referred to as “Touch Disease,” a hardware problem causes iPhone displays to become unresponsive and feature a thin gray flickering line along the …

Mobile Technology

Sufferers of iPhone 6’s ‘Touch Disease’ may soon have a class action lawsuit

iPhones around the world are dying in a peculiar way, and Apple isn’t doing right by affected users, asserts a lawsuit filed over the weekend. The plaintiffs are three in number for now but hope to elevate the case to class action status.<p>It all concerns “Touch Disease,” a problem an unspecified but …

Mobile Technology

Google saying goodbye to Nexus branding, report says

The search giant is rebranding its Nexus phone line, which began with the HTC-made Nexus One in 2010, according to Android Central.<p>What's next for Nexus? That's the question, following reports from Android Central that this year's generation of the search giant's phones will lose the Nexus branding …

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow is making its way to the Asus ZenFone 2

Asus announced in a blog post today that Android 6.0 Marshmallow will finally be rolling out to the ZenFone 2. Although this update comes almost a year after Marshmallow was released, this update will bring familiar features such as Google Now on Tap, application permissions, and Doze to one of the …

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Secret ‘bursts into flames’ feature may be behind Samsung’s Note 7 delays

The Galaxy Note 7 seems like a pretty decent phone if you like phones literally the size of the galaxy (Brian does) — but be aware that Samsung’s curvy-screened flagship device may be prone to, well, exploding. Fear not, however: Samsung is looking into it.<p>That’s according to statements provided to …

New version of USB-C lets you connect to a screen via HDMI without a dongle

The latest version of the connector will enable future devices to hook up to an HDMI display without the need for a separate adaptor.<p>Dongles begone! HDMI Licensing has announced a new version of USB-C that has native HDMI support. That means you'll be able to connect compatible tablets, phones and …

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 shipments delayed due to quality testing

SEOUL (Reuters) - The recovery in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s (005930.KS) mobile business suffered a blow on Thursday as reports of exploding batteries forced the firm to delay shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, and knocked $7 billion off its market value.<p>A model demonstrates iris recognition …

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The X-Men Movies Need a Reboot Already

It's time for the first superhero movie franchise to go full comic-book.<p>You know how politicians sometimes come out with a strong stance on an issue or topic, then suddenly change their minds and deliver the opposite of what they've promised? It's called a flip-flop, and it happens all the time.<p>The …

Artist carves wooden hybrids of filmmakers and their classic movies

The word “auteur” is often used as a descriptive for the men and women who hang around film sets saying things like “action,” “cut,” “try it a little …