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New York Museum Uses iBeacons To Create A ‘Digital Minefield’

While most of the iBeacon applications so far have involved making retail and entertainment more pleasant to consume, a new exhibition at a New York museum aims to use Apple’s beacon technology to demonstrate the horror of landmines. Taking place… Read more ›     

Spaceship Campus Construction To Cause Cupertino Car Congestion

Apple watchers and employees might be excited about the forthcoming Apple 2 campus, but its development may not prove so popular with drivers. For the next phase of construction on Apple’s massive 176-acre campus, work will require lane closures on… Read more ›     

Pad&Quill Traveler Case Looks Like It Feels As Good As It Looks

Pad&Quill is at it again, this time with a low-profile rear-shell style case for the iPhone 5/S. While calling anything from Brian Holmes’s P&Q “minimal” would be a stretch, the Traveler Case gets pretty close. It is also gorgeous to… Read more ›     

‘I Have No Idea What An iPad Even Is,’ Says Potential Apple-Samsung Juror

The most shocking revelation to come out of jury selection for the latest Apple-versus-Samsung trial isn’t that the Silicon Valley jury pool is loaded with people connected to one of the two companies. It’s that one potential juror claims ignorance… Read more ›     

Pebble Smartwatches Are Getting Bricked After Latest App Update

If you have a Pebble watch, don’t download the Pebble 2.1 update. It could very well brick your smart watch. According to Smartwatch Fans, a number of people are finding that the updated Pebble app is killing their Pebble watches:… Read more ›     

If You’ve Got The Skills, You Can Now Dual Boot iOS 7, iOS 6 And iOS 5

When we originally posted about winocm’s magic iPad 2 that could boot between iOS 5, iOS 6 and iOS 7 at will, we said that “the elite skills necessary to hack your iPad to dual boot operating systems is beyond… Read more ›     

Hate Freemium iOS Games? Too Bad… Here’s Why They Aren’t Going Away

Hate freemium or ad-supported games? Tough noogies. A new study by Wild Tangent in collaboration with IHS Technology queried 500 iOS users about what games they prefer? The not-so-shocking conclusion? 70% of all respondents preferred free gamers supported by advertising,… Read more ›     

Rdio For iOS Now Supports Google’s Chromecast

If you’re a big fan of Rdio — after Spotify, the other major streaming music subscription service, which just happens to have much better iOS apps — and you also have a Google Chromecast, good news: Rdio for iOS now… Read more ›     

Jury Selected For Second Apple-Samsung Patent Trial

The 10-person jury is set for the latest legal battle between Apple and Samsung. Six women and four men were selected Monday. The jury includes iPhone owners, individuals with ties to the tech industry and at least two retirees (a… Read more ›     

Fix Time Machine When Stuck on “Preparing Backup” in Mac OS X

Time Machine is by far the simplest way to keep regular and reliable backups of a Mac, and usually the automatic backups start and finish without any incident. On some rare occasions though, Time Machine may get stuck* on the “Preparing Backup” stage for an inordinately long amount of time, causing a backup to never … Read More