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Apple will be holding on to its top executives until at least 2019, if the granting of new stock options by the Apple board has anything to do with it. Angela Ahrendts, Eddy Cue, Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi, CFO Luca Maestri,… Read more ›

Amazon Rewards credit card now supports Apple Pay

Amazon added Apple Pay support today for its Amazon.com Rewards Visa. Since Chase, the Amazon rewards card issuer, was an Apple Pay launch partner, some speculated that Amazon intentionally opted out of Apple’s mobile payments system. But Amazon quickly confirmed… Read more ›

Nest has acquired Revolv, the Colarado-based startup which allowed users to control their smart home devices from a single interface using their smartphone. No price has yet been announced for the purchase, which follows Nest’s $ 555 million Dropcam purchase back in… Read more ›

How to use OS X Yosemite to send texts from your Mac

In the past, using the Messages app on a Mac could be an irritating experience. And what if a friend dared to send a green-bubble text from an Android phone? When texting from your Mac, messaging those friends wasn’t possible… Read more ›

The Apple SIM in the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is based on an awesome idea—who doesn’t want to switch carriers with a tap of the screen? But the actual utility of the Apple SIM is pretty muddled, as evidenced… Read more ›

Italian firearm maker Beretta has enlisted Apple’s new design guru, Marc Newson, to create a hunting double-barreled shotgun. Newson has created a custom version of the classic double-barrelled 486 Parallelo shotgun for Beretta, which will be officially unveiled at an… Read more ›

Tired of the same old boring pitch that flight attendants have to give you in accordance with FAA regulations? Well, Air New Zealand decided to make its own briefing a lot more epic in the latest video for the official… Read more ›

5 Easy Tips to Speed Up OS X Yosemite on Your Mac

OS X Yosemite runs great on most new Macs, but some older models may experience some sluggishness or stuttering from time to time. The reason for that feeling of reduced performance can be due to a variety of issues, and most of them are really easy to resolve with surprisingly little effort. If you feel … Read More

Ralph Nader has a message for Tim Cook: Stop listening to Carl Icahn. In a scathing letter to Tim Cook published in today’s Wall Street Journal, the former presidential candidate takes Apple’s CEO to task for bending to the will… Read more ›

Continuity and Handoff are two great features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 that allow an iPhone or iPad to ‘handoff’ an application, like a half-written email, over to the Mac to be completed in the Mac Mail app. It’s one of the major reasons for iOS and Mac users to upgrade to OS … Read More   [Read More...]