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The iPhone's Fingerprint Scanner Is About To Get Really Useful

Wouldn't it be cool to log into your banking app on your smartphone using your fingerprint instead of that string of capital letters, numbers and symbols known as your password?<p>For iPhone owners, those days could be near.<p>Apple announced on Monday that it's opened up Touch ID, the fingerprint …

First Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Advert Unveiled (video)

Microsoft has today released the first advertisement for its new Surface Pro 3 tablet which has been specifically designed to enable users to replace …

Gear & Gadgets

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Talks About Not Getting “Swallowed By The Borg” At StartX

In his first speaking engagement ever, at tonight’s StartX event, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton talked about the company’s big “F” word (focus), how people in the U.S. just didn’t get the service when it first launched five years ago, and, of course, its record-setting acquisition by Facebook …

Open Apple, closed Apple

Apple II keyboards were flanked by two logo-themed modifier keys. One, the outline of Apple’s logo, was known as Open Apple. The other, a silhouette of its logo, was called Closed Apple.<p>The yin-and-yang of these two symbols represent the struggle that Apple — indeed, all platform vendors — face in …

5 Ways Apple Might Finally Get Mobile Photography Just Right

Since the heyday of the iPhone 4S, Apple devices have led the pack in mobile photography thanks to high-quality lenses, other hardware and elegant internal image processing. Unfortunately, Apples’ rather pedestrian tools for managing and retouching photos failed to keep pace—and that’s putting it …

HealthKit Includes Native Bluetooth Support for Some Accessories, Eliminating Need for Companion Apps

HealthKit supports some medical Bluetooth accessories natively, allowing accessory makers to skip developing apps for iOS and focus on their hardware, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>The accessories that will be built-in and supported natively by HealthKit include heart rate and blood pressure monitors, …

More Samsung Galaxy Tab S Press Shots Leaked

Samsung will make the new Galaxy Tab S tablet official next week, the device will be available in two sizes, and it is rumored to go on sale on the …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple iWatch Coming In October With Curved OLED Screen And Health Tracking, Says Nikkei

Apple revealed a lot of news at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference this year, but it didn’t discuss or show off any iWatch. Still, a new report from Japanese newspaper the Nikkei says that an iWatch is indeed on its way, with a targeted ship date of October. The gadget will include a curved …