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Shooter’s iPhone has offered no valuable information so far

It’s been more than two weeks since the FBI was able to gain access to the iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, and as per a new report, the FBI has still not found anything of “real significance” on the handset. Surprised? Not everyone thinks so. Investigators spent months trying to access the […]

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8 New Apple Watch Commercials and 2 Apple TV Ads Now Airing

Apple has released a hoard of new Apple Watch commercials, with eight different ads running to demonstrate various features of the device. Additionally, Apple has released a couple of new Apple TV ads as well. The Apple Watch advertisements feature a variety of actors and celebrities using the watch in different situations, many with a … Read More

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

From Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle to Mark Millar’s Superman comic Red Son, I’ve always been a massive fan of alternative history stories. Now, upcoming first-person-shooter game Homefront: The Revolution asks a question as intriguing as any: What would have happened if a technological genius like Steve Jobs came out of North Korea instead […]

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Detroit museum displaying an original Apple-1 this month only

If you’ve ever wanted to lay your eyes on an original ultra-rare Apple-1 computer — and don’t happen to have a spare six-figures of disposable income lying around — now’s your chance. That’s because Detroit’s Henry Ford Museum is showing off one of a handful of fully-operation Apple-1 mainboards as a celebration of how far computing (and […]

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How to never lose your car again with Tile

I lose my car fairly regularly. Whenever I park in a lot larger than my driveway, I never seem to quite remember where I parked. It’s especially true in bigger venues that I haven’t visited before. The folks over at Tile think they have a solution to find my parked car, though. Here’s how to […]

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‘Evil’ Wi-Fi network can brick your iPhone (and how to stop it)

A new threat targeting iOS devices has been discovered by security researchers Patrick Kelly and Matt Harrigan, promising to “brick” your iPhone or iPad if you happen to log onto malicious Wi-Fi networks. Why would anyone log onto a malicious Wi-Fi network? Because by exploiting the auto-reconnect feature found on iOS — whereby your Apple device will […]

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Why the departure of Apple designer Daniel Coster matters

The departure of veteran Apple industrial designer Daniel Coster is significant because, like the Mafia, no one ever leaves Jony Ive’s design studio. Coster, a core member of Apple’s design team for more than 20 years, is perhaps only the third member of Ive’s tight-knit industrial design group to leave in almost two decades. And […]

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How to Remove a Disk from Time Machine on Mac

All Mac users should have regular automatic backups setup with Time Machine, it’s easy to use and ensures that your personal data and entire Mac is recoverable in the event something goes wrong with the computer. Some people go even further and setup redundant Time Machine backups with multiple disks for added data protection. But … Read More

These goggles could change your mind about cheap VR [Reviews]

Apple hasn’t shown much enthusiasm for diving into virtual reality in the past, but all signs are pointing to a renewed interest. With Tim Cook mentioning VR in the latest Apple earnings call, I got to thinking more about it — as I’ve never personally given it a go. Being immersed in a 3-D world […]

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Facebook videos are about to get extremely intelligent

Facebook is upping its game with video.  Soon, Facebook will be able to automatically identify friends in videos and tag them. Better yet, it’ll store this information so when you want to find that moment again, you could find the video by searching for your friend’s name and then jump straight to when they appear […]

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