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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn will launch on PS4 in April 2014

<i>Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn</i> will launch on PlayStation 4 in April 2014, Square Enix announced today.<p>The massively multiplayer online role-playing game will go into its beta phase for PS4 on Feb. 22, 2014 in North America and Japan, the same date as the Japanese launch of Sony's next-generation …

Snowden's Super Secret Email Service Closes, Summing Up Why Tech Is Losing Billions Overseas

Lavabit not only offered encrypted email, but their operators don't collect your metadata and sell it to advertising companies — an obvious plus for anyone looking to be ultra private.<p>The implication is that they shut down because the U.S. government apparently served them with an order to either …

Surveillance

Student wins Intel science fair with super cheap autonomous car tech

One of the largest hurdles facing autonomous vehicles is cost. The technology to implement driverless cars is already here. Google, Audi and other companies have proved over and over again that the tech is viable and at least theoretically safe for public streets, but few people feel comfortable …

adidas Originals Tech Super 2.0 "Leopard"

The adidas Tech Super is returning in an updated form and with all-new colorways as part of adidas<p>The adidas Tech Super is returning in an updated form and with all-new colorways as part of adidas Originals’ summer lineup. Now known as the adidas Originals Tech Super 2.0, the shoe features a more …

adidas Originals 2013 Fall Tech Super "Black/White/Yellow Ray"

Adding to its 2013 Tech Super revival, adidas Originals presents a brand new iteration to its early<p>Adding to its 2013 Tech Super revival, adidas Originals presents a brand new iteration to its early ‘90s trainer for its fall seasonal range. Maintaining its iconic silhouette, this drop displays a …

adidas Tech Super Pack

adidas goes back into the archives and returns with a two-colorway pack for the Tech Super, a<p>adidas goes back into the archives and returns with a two-colorway pack for the Tech Super, a silhouette that made its debut during the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Updated with a suede and mesh composite upper …

Apple reportedly improves App Store search engine to accommodate misspellings and typos

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom<p>If you’re not the best speller, or you just can’t type well on a touch screen, Apple’s(s aapl) App Store will no …

How Apple Maps won on UK iPhones over Google Maps - despite Waze | Technology | theguardian.com

Apple buys PrimeSense: is 3D gesture support in the Mac or iPad's future?

Apple has acquired PrimeSense, a leading developer of 3D sensors that's best known for their role for creating the technology that powers the Kinect …

Samsung Hoped To Stay Apple Patent Damages Trial, But Judge Denies

In a desperate move, Samsung hoped to stay its patent trial versus Apple, however a federal judge has instead ordered the South Korean company to pay …

An Awesome Story About Jony Ive And His Power To Do Whatever He Wants At Apple

Years ago, Ive once told Apple's suppliers working on one of Apple's products, "Imagine I have a bucket of money in my hand. I will let you pull out as much as you want to make this happen," according to an operations engineer.<p>This quote comes from "Jony Ive, The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest …

Product Design

Apple Invention Enhances Lytro’s Technology, Patents Refocusable Camera System

Steve Jobs was interested in acquiring Lytro Inc., the company behind the most famous consumer light-field camera, but apparently the deal didn’t go …

Cameras

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Samsung’s Emergency Motion to Stay Apple Patent Damages Trial Denied

Last year, a jury found that Samsung infringed upon Apple’s patents, and it awarded Apple $1.05 billion in damages last year. US District Court Judge …

Patents

Report: Vevo Coming to Apple TV and Samsung Smart TV

Music video provider Vevo has signed a deal with Apple and Samsung to come to Apple TV and Smart TV soon, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports.<p>Vevo has …

Apple Website Teases Black Friday Sale for Canada and the USA

After posting a teaser on its Australian website, Apple has now posted its Black Friday sale teaser on its Canadian and US site, set to start on …

IPad Air

Apple patents new technology to allow refocusing iPhone photos - appPicker

Apple has applied for a new patent (U.S. Patent 8,593,564) that covers the idea of making a camera in the iPhone that can adjust the focus after the …

Apple Awarded Patent For A Lytro-Like Light Field Camera

Apple has just recently been awarded a patent for a camera system that can refocus an image after the original shot has been taken. The technology is …

New AUO Displays Suggest 4K Apple Thunderbolt Monitors Coming

Apple may update its Thunderbolt displays soon with 4K display products, <i>AmongTech</i> suggests. The speculation comes hot on the heels of a recent AU …

Cinematography

Yes, Apple Australia Is Having A Black Friday Sale

Black Friday deals aren't that common in Australia, but one company that does normally take part is Apple. A teaser link on the Apple Australia site …

Apple finally catching up with iPhone 5S demand

When Apple first started sales of the iPhone 5S a couple months back, it could be tricky to get your hands on certain models. That gold finish in …

Supply of iPad Mini with Retina ramps up to 4M -- report

Apple increased its orders of iPad Minis in November after clearing some bottlenecks in production, report says.<p>Apple's iPad Mini with Retina Display shipments are up in November, according to a new report.<p>Apple has upped its iPad Mini orders to 4 million units in November after clearing some …

'iPhone 6' With 3D Vision? A Bigger iPad? This Week In Apple Rumors

<i>It's time for another installment of "This Week In Apple Rumors," where we bring you the latest speculation and gossip about the machinations and iWidgets coming out of the notoriously secretive company in Cupertino. This week we heard rumors about an iPhone with 3D vision, a bigger iPad, a</i> …

Apple stores now sell a quarter of all iPhones

According to a report in <i>AllThingsD</i> from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Apple stores sell 25% of all iPhones in the United States and 11% of …

Apple Patent Describes Gesture Control Over 3D Objects

Apple recently filed a new patent that describes the possibility of controlling 2D objects on a touchscreen and moving them into three dimensions.<p>The …

Apple Has 500,000 iPhone 5Ss Being Made Every Day, Its Highest Ever Output

A Foxconn executive tells Luk, "We have been churning out about 500,000 iPhone 5Ss everyday, the highest daily output ever."<p>The executive also says that Foxconn has 600 employees working on each iPhone 5S production line, which is higher than the normal 500 employees per line on an iPhone.<p>"Although …

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