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New game imagines a world in which Steve Jobs was North Korean

From Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Man in the High Castle</i> to Mark Millar’s Superman comic <i>Red Son</i>, I’ve always been a massive fan of alternative history stories.<p>Now, upcoming first-person-shooter game <i>Homefront: The Revolution</i> asks a question as intriguing as any: What would have happened if a technological …

North Korea

Here's How Laurene Powell Jobs Plans To Fix High Schools

Laurene Powell Jobs is using the vast fortune left to her by her husband, late Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs, to tackle the one institution that …

Apple at 40: Are company's best years behind it?

Apple turned 40 on Friday, and it's a very different company from the audacious startup that Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak launched in a Silicon …

The evolution of Apple in one image

The evolution of Apple in one image: Infographic shows every product tech giant has made in its 40 year history from the Apple 1 to the iPhone</b> …

Tim Cook

Steve Wozniak Has Advice for Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has some advice for entrepreneurs hoping to make it big in Silicon Valley: Don’t just think about getting rich.<p>“I …

“Insanely Great” – Steve Jobs’ Life Presented as a Graphic Novel

- Aug 10, 2015<p>While there has been no shortage of biographical books, movies, and articles about the tragically short, yet full life of late Apple …

Silicon Valley

Here's why Apple made the stylus that Steve Jobs hated

Styluses and screens have come a long way<p>When Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller announced that the company's stylus for new iPad Pro would be called Pencil, the crowd audibly laughed in unison. On the surface, it was because it played into the stereotype that Apple lays claim to everyday …

'Hey Siri' Event Roundup: iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, New Apple TV and More

Apple was on stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco today to announce several new products, including the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, iPad mini 4, fourth-generation Apple TV and new Apple Watch bands and finishes. It also announced that iOS 9 and watchOS 2 will be …

The smaller iPhone 6s still doesn't have a stabilized camera

So what gives? I can cobble together a few theories.<p>One is that an OIS module with its requisite springs and whatnot takes up more physical space …

Phones

The iPad Mini 4 vs. the iPad Mini 3: What's changed?

The iPhone might have gotten bigger, but there's still a place in our hearts for small tablets, as evidenced by today's announcement of the iPad Mini 4. It offers more screen space than the iPhone 6s Plus while being more pocketable than the iPad Air 2. And, unlike the iPad Pro, you can still …

iPad Mini

Logitech worked with Apple on an iPad Pro keyboard

The iPad Pro was only just announced, but we're already starting to see third-party accessory support. Logitech, which makes some of the most popular keyboards for existing iPads, is introducing a line called Create that has been designed in collaboration with Apple.<p><b>Read next:</b> The iPad Pro …

Apple Increases AppleCare+ Prices and Service Fees for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

While Apple didn't discuss AppleCare+ pricing as it unveiled the new iPhone 6s and 6 Plus today at its "Hey Siri" event, the Cupertino company did unveil new pricing for the service on its website. AppleCare+ for both devices is $129.99 while its service fee is $99.99.<p>This is an increase from the …

New Apple TV First Impressions: Not a 'Revolution,' But Siri and tvOS Shine

One of the big announcements coming out of Apple's "Hey Siri" event in San Francisco today was the new and improved Apple TV, which aims to provide users with a far more robust and unified experience than its predecessor. As it did with the iPad Pro and iPhone 6s, Apple has allowed some journalists …

Apple's 3D Touch Video Confirms 1715 mAh iPhone 6s Battery

Last month, rumors and photos of a battery that looked very similar to an iPhone battery suggested that the iPhone 6s' battery capacity would be lower than the iPhone 6's. Today at Apple's "Hey Siri" event, a video that showed off 3D Touch revealed the iPhone 6's battery capacity.<p>In the video the …

3D Touch in iPhone 6s is a 'Breakthrough,' Was 'Really Hard' to Make

Apple today spent about ten minutes introducing 3D Touch as one of the headline features of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, but a new <i>Bloomberg</i> interview with company executives Jony Ive, Craig Federighi, Phil Schiller and Alan Dye reveals that Apple spent several years working on the challenging …

The New Apple TV: Our Complete Overview

As was widely expected, Apple today unveiled the new Apple TV at its Special Event keynote at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. The new Apple TV (fourth generation) features a familiar but overhauled user interface, a redesigned remote which features a touch surface for navigation …

Apple introduces a carrier-free iPhone upgrade plan

Apple announced an alternative to paying your carrier for new iPhones at its press event today. Dubbed the iPhone Upgrade Program, the new system will allow customers to get a new phone every year while upgrading to the new flagship device annually. The 24-month installment plan starts at about $32 …

Mobile Technology

Here's our first look at the new, supersized iPad Pro

Today at its annual iPhone press event, Apple didn't just unveil two new handsets, but also a refreshed Apple TV and the long-rumored iPad Pro. As the name would suggest (and as leaks already told us), this is a supersized tablet meant, with a 12.9-inch screen, an optional pen (excuse me: <i>Pencil</i>) …

IPad Pro

Apple Reduces Prices of iCloud Storage Plans

Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller today announced that iCloud storage plans have been reduced in price. 5GB of iCloud storage remains free, while paid upgrades include 50GB for 99 cents per month, 200GB for $2.99 per month and 1TB for $9.99 per month. Prices in other countries may vary based on …

Pokémon is coming to Android and iOS in 2016 with Pokémon Go

Pokémon is going mobile with an all-new game developed for Android and iOS smartphones called <i>Pokémon Go</i>, The Pokémon Company announced at a press conference in Japan today. The new game is a collaboration between Nintendo, The Pokémon Company and Niantic, the developer responsible for the augmented …

Pokémon

The iPhone 6s Plus vs. the iPhone 6 Plus: What's changed?

With today's announcement of the iPhone 6s Plus, it looks like larger-screen iPhones are here to stay. And, while plenty of users jumped on board when the iPhone got a bump to 5.5 inches with the 6 Plus, Apple isn't going to try and entice anyone with another screen size bump -- the 6s Plus' major …

Mobile Technology

Rumor: Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with 4K display now in production

A rumor out of the Far East on Thursday claims Apple suppliers in Taiwan started producing next-generation 21.5-inch iMacs with 4K Retina displays …

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus: Our Complete Overview

This morning Apple announced the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus at their September Special Event Keynote. Despite it being just an "S" year, the new iPhone lineup was packed with interesting new features and improvements.<p>3D Touch<p>The marquee feature of the new devices was a new technology that …

Apple Watch Announcements from the September 9 Apple Keynote

The Apple Watch didn't receive a hardware update, but it was the subject of a number of other big announcements at today's Special Event keynote from Apple. On the software front, it was revealed that watchOS 2 would be released to the public next Wednesday, September 16. Apple also took the time …

iPhone 6s First Impressions: 'Familiar and Yet Different' for an 'S' Generation Device

Perhaps the biggest announcement out of the "Hey Siri" event today was Apple's confirmation of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, two new smartphones that will bring new features to Apple's smartphone line, including faster Touch ID, 3D Touch, and improved cameras. Following the event, Apple let a …

ASUS Zenfone Zoom hands-on

ASUS first introduced this camera-centric smartphone back during CES 2015, but it wasn’t quite ready for launch at that time. ASUS took the opportunity to showcase this multi-faceted device once again at the ongoing IFA event in Berlin, and we got to spend some time with it. We go hands-on with the …

Acer Predator 8 tablet hands-on and first look

When it comes to gaming tablets, the available selection is quite limited, but there is going to be a new one to pick from soon. We go hands-on, and give you the first look at the Acer Predator 8 tablet!<p>Along the lines of the Acer Predator PCs, the Predator mobile devices are meant to deliver a …

Samsung Galaxy S7 may come in two size variants

It’s only September and we are already hearing rumors about the next generation Galaxy smartphone. According to a new report from A<i>sia Today</i>, Samsung …

Jawbone announces redesigned UP2 and UP3, updates firmware for better sleep tracking and more

Jawbone has announced a number of new enhancements to its UP line of wearables, bringing big improvements to both the hardware and software side of things. The Jawbone UP2 and UP3 fitness trackers are getting a slight redesign, and the whole UP line is getting some notable new features that will …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review

The original Samsung Galaxy Note was the subject of criticism and jokes when it debuted in 2011. Its 5.3-inch display was substantially larger than …