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Motorola’s CEO fires back at Jony Ive and Apple

In Ian Parker’s excellent New Yorker profile of Apple’s Jony Ive, the Apple design maestro is mentioned to be disparaging of an unnamed competitor who allows customers to make their devices into “whatever you want.” Apparently, Motorola thinks the comment… Read more ›

The iPhone 6 Plus has a hard time sliding into most pants pockets, but if you’d like to make the iPhone 6 Pinch even more unbearable, Bandai is coming out with a new case that transforms your device into the… Read more ›

The first season of HBO’s half-hour comedy series about a bunch of nerds trying to change the world with code is headed back to your television screen this coming April. HBO put up a trailer for the hotly anticipated premiere… Read more ›

Wingless spaceplane will paddle back to Earth

With “plane” in the name, you expect to see wings. But the European Space Agency’s Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle IXV, or spaceplane, will have to earn them. A critical test takes place Feb. 11, when the spaceplane will get a push… Read more ›

As we use our iOS devices for more and more tasks in daily life, a big question facing Apple is exactly how to squeeze more functionality out of limited screen real estate. The iPhone 6 Plus and the rumored 12-inch… Read more ›

Whether it’s fuzzy Polaroid-style filters on Instagram, or iPhone speakers disguised to look like cassette players, there’s a fascinating retro streak that runs through high tech: something that should, by rights, be as modern as it gets. With that in… Read more ›

The so-called Bendgate incident might have done Apple no favors in 2014, but according to a new patent published today, Cupertino is far from done when it comes to flexible iPhones — this time, purposely so. Apple’s newly-granted patent covers… Read more ›

VLC, the much beloved cross platform video player, hasn’t historically had much luck on iOS. But that looks about to change, with the app reportedly coming back to the App Store early in 2015… and possibly as early as today.… Read more ›

Quadcopters are a lot of fun, especially when they come equipped with a high definition camera. They allow you to take professional looking video and offer a unique vantage point with which to view your surroundings. Now you can get… Read more ›

In a documentary set to air tonight called Apple’s Broken Promises, BBC One went undercover at Pegatron, one of Apple’s main supply chain partners in China. The findings from inside Pegatron’s walls show that “Apple’s promises to protect workers were routinely… Read more ›