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Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

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

Apple's not very good, really quite poor 2016

Commentary: It's not so much about the profits. It's more about how much, or how little, Apple has thought about its customers.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>As they drift off for their one- or two-day vacations shortly, will Apple's …

MacBook Pro

How to get Apple’s beautiful Apple TV screensavers on your Mac

When Apple launched the latest version of its streaming device, the Apple TV, in 2015, it unveiled a set of stunning slow-motion screensavers for the device. The short videos that play when the box is idle depict aerial footage of some of the most famous skylines and landscapes around the world, …

Smart TV

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer and why he still has his job at Apple

<i>Rarely does it regain its former glory.</i><p><i>Here's why.</i><p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as the dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a computing device. 16 years later it's just another software company.<p>After running Microsoft for 25 years, Bill Gates handed the reins of CEO to …

Business Strategy

Novak Djokovic is closing in on Roger Federer's Grand Slam record

Novak Djokovic finally broke through at the French Open winning at Roland Garros for the first in his 12th try and completing the career Grand Slam. Maybe more importantly, Djokovic is now one step closer to Roger Federer's record 17 career Grand Slam titles.<p>For a long time it looked like Djokovic …

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks India, plans for Apple Pay, retail stores & more in extended interview (Video)

Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down for an extended interview with NDTV while in India this week and in it discusses the latest on Apple Pay negotiations, bringing Apple retail to India, and discussions with carriers and government officials while visiting the country.<p>While noting several large investments …

Apple Pay

This Old iMac: Speed Up Your Mac By Installing OS X On An External SSD

It’s been quiet on the This Old iMac front lately, because I don’t have much more I can do with the tools at my disposal. I’ve sped up Photos and gotten rid of a lot of the dead weight that was weighing down my hard drive. And my 2011 iMac is better! But it’s still not performing like a 2015 iMac.<p>I …

iMac

Why Huawei Is Winning and Apple Inc. Is Losing

Apple's iPhone 6s series. Image credit: Apple.<p>It has been interesting to see the meteoric rise of China-based Huawei in the smartphone business. The company has gone from a relative no-name in phones to being one of the largest vendors in the marketplace, growing smartphone sales at an extremely …

Mobile Technology

Please Allow Supermodel Hannah Davis to Give You a Tennis Lesson

The former ranked junior tennis player shows GQ her stuff.<p>You know her as the swimsuit model who rides a magical, talking horse, loves wearing white T-shirts and somehow tamed life-long love free agent Derek Jeter. But did you know that Hannah Davis was once a ranked junior tennis player? That’s …

Grammar haters score a win in text-messaging study

I try to maintain grammatical integrity no matter what I’m typing. But a new study suggests that people may not appreciate that while text messaging, and it’s not just because they think I’m showing off how much gooder I can word.<p>The researchers concluded that texts that end in proper and correct …

Apps

Apple has quietly been moving into a hot new market

The company has acquired two startups — Metaio and Faceshift — that produce software that can warp the reality around you, either adding in things (augmented) or changing everything altogether (virtual).<p>Microsoft's HoloLens headset, which is set to launch in 2016, sets up the user in a "mixed …

Augmented Reality

What Apple Watch does, in Tim Cook’s own words

Image copyright Justin Sullivan/Getty Images.On Monday, Apple will officially launch the Apple Watch, its first completely new product since the iPad …

Apple Watch

iPhone tracks fitness levels better than wearables

One of the big selling points of wearable devices is that they will be able to help us keep track of various fitness metrics.<p>However, a new report claims smartphones are just as good (if not slightly better) at tracking physical activity as the most popular wearables on the market.<p>“Our findings …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft at its peak would have crushed Apple

Apple is the largest company the world has ever seen. The shares are up 45% so far in 2014, far outpacing the S&P 500’s 12% run. And Apple’s shares have driven the company’s market valuation up to nosebleed levels of more that $682 billion. The second and third largest companies in the world, …

Market Capitalization

Steve Jobs Still Casts Long Shadow At Web Summit

I spent this past week in Dublin at Web Summit, and I couldn’t help but notice, we are still fascinated, dare I say obsessed with the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs more than three years after his death. If you knew the man or even had a meeting with him back in the day, interviewers wanted to …

Mac sales keep kicking ass; how does Apple sustain the momentum?

In Monday's conference call with analysts, Tim Cook talked about the "absolutely blow away quarter" for Mac sales. "Back to School season voted and …

Samsung's weakness is further validation of Apple's model

On Tuesday of this week Samsung shocked much of Wall Street. The South Korean mobile giant said it would bring in a profit of $3.8 billion for the …

History of iPad 2: Thinner, lighter, faster, and more smartly covered

Counting down to the 2014 iPads, we look back at the iPad 2, which introduced not only a sleeker design, but a more focused purpose<p>On March 2, 2011, …

iPhone 6 and budget rivals hit Samsung profits

World’s biggest smartphone-maker blames weak sales of its new Galaxy models in third quarter<p>Profits at Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, collapsed in the third quarter as cheap Chinese brands ate into its share of the budget market and Apple’s iPhone sliced away at the top.<p>In a preview …

BendGate Truthers Claim To Have Found The REAL Story Behind The 'Flexible' iPhone 6

Here is a breakdown of the theory that suggests Apple is merely the patsy in a wider conspiracy to defame the company's not-bendable products.<p>As Pocket-Lint reports, there may be something strange going on with the time shown on the iPhone 6 in the original video that caused the story to go …

Apple Invites Press to iPhone Testing Labs to Show Off iPhone 6 Plus Durability Tests

In addition to releasing a statement in response to reports about the iPhone 6 Plus reportedly bending in users’ pockets, Apple also invited …

I Just Got The iPhone 6 Plus And I'm Already Thinking About Returning It

There was literally nobody on the planet more excited for Apple's first phablet than me.<p>As soon as rumors started popping up that Apple was going to make a 5.5-inch iPhone, I knew I was going to buy it. I had been using a Galaxy Note II, which has a 5.5-inch screen, at home as a mini-tablet, and I …

6 Great Reasons (Not) to Buy the Apple Watch

Apple Watch – pros and cons<p>You’ve watched the Apple keynote and read the reviews (“Here it is: The Apple Watch”) so now it is time to ask yourself; am I going to buy the Apple Watch when it comes out in early 2015? Let us help you out with a bunch of great reasons to buy one, and a few even better …

Your iPhone is an awesome chemistry kit

What’s your iPhone made of? Just looking at it, you might dismiss it as just a slab of metal and glass, with a dose of magic inside. But our iPhones are actually portable chemistry labs, and there are an incredible number of complex chemical functions happening underneath the glass and metal shell …

Chemistry

Apple Watch Will Use Skin Contact for Apple Pay Security

When Apple announced that the Apple Watch would be able to use Apple Pay, the company's new mobile payment initiative, many wondered how secure the payments would be if the device lacked the security of Touch ID, which is used in the iPhone 6's implementation. Now, several members of the press have …

Here’s the iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, improved camera, and more

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

Apple Takes Jab at Samsung in Full Page Earth Day Newspaper Ad

Apple is honoring Earth Day in a new ad found on newspapers across the UK that appears to also include a jab at rival Samsung, reports <i>CNET</i>.<p>The ad, which comes with a headline stating "There are some ideas we want everyone to copy," includes two paragraphs that allude to the company's ongoing patent …

Sony unveils digital paper tablet

<b>Sony has unveiled a tablet barely 7mm thick that is built around an A4-sized touchscreen made of electronic paper.</b><p>The Digital Paper tablet uses the well-known E-ink display and lets people write notes on and annotate the documents it displays.<p>Designed for office use, Sony said that the low-power …

Gear & Gadgets

DGiT Daily - DGiT

Facebook data breach may have included private Messenger chats<p>Derrek Leigh20 hours ago<p>The fire just keeps growing.<p>Uber steps into bike sharing with …