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BitCam: Relive the Early 90s with a One-Bit Camera for iPhone

Longtime Mac users pining to recall the nostalgia of one-bit dithered graphics and Macintosh System 6 will certainly enjoy the astonishingly accurate retro goodness offered by BitCam for iPhone. With BitCam, you can relieve the good old days of spending an afternoon on a Macintosh SE/30 in a computer lab somewhere in the early 90s, … Read More

Apple Releases Updated MacBook 12″ for Early 2016

Apple has quietly released an update to their 12″ MacBook lineup, with newer processors, improved graphics, faster memory, faster PCIe flash storage, longer battery life, and the addition of an all new Rose Gold model. All models continue to offer a Retina 12″ display in the same ultra-thin and lightweight enclosure, available in the four … Read More

Samsung’s Gear Manager app for iPhone leaks out early

Samsung’s new Gear Manager app for iOS, which will let you pair an iPhone with the Gear S2 smartwatch, has leaked out ahead of its official debut. Testers say the app will bring a surprising amount of functionality, allowing users control music from their watch, and even sync new faces to it. Samsung has already confirmed […]

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Apple veteran Bill Atkinson talks about the early days of Macintosh

I’m a sucker for hearing ex-Apple employees talk about the company’s early days. In particular, it’s fascinating to find out more about the development of innovations like MacPaint and the Mac graphical interface, as well as speculate over who was really responsible for the Macintosh’s creation. On this week’s episode of the Triangulation podcast, tech broadcaster Leo Laporte interviews […]

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FBI: It’s ‘too early’ to tell if gunman’s iPhone contains useful evidence

The FBI’s campaign against Apple has been called its biggest PR disaster in history, but were its efforts to hack the San Bernardino iPhone worth it? In the FBI’s own words, it’s still too soon to tell. According to a senior FBI official, the organization won’t reveal what — if anything — it’s learned until it’s […]

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‘El Crapitan’: The biggest problems plaguing early OS X upgraders

El Capitan has a ton of neat new features, but no OS ever arrives completely error-free. This year’s OS X update is no different — leading some impatient online types to go so far as to label it “El Crapitan.” Some of these problems have been solved. Others haven’t. But we’ve compiled a list of […]

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Watch Steve Jobs’ right-hand woman talk early days of Apple

Kate Winslet has been earning rave reviews for her performance as Joanna Hoffman in the new Steve Jobs movie. Hoffman was one of the original members of the Macintosh (employee #5 to be exact), and was notorious at Apple as one of the few employees who boss Steve Jobs around. In a recent interview, Hoffman […]

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Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests. Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the […]

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Apple’s super-size iPad Pro could be hard to find early on

Tim Cook may have told us that the iPad Pro was the “biggest news in iPad since the original iPad,” but you wouldn’t necessarily know that based on the initial availability of the plus-sized tablet. According to a report, Apple is experiencing panel shortages for the device — meaning that it is likely that iPad Pro shipments will […]

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Developers are getting a chance to buy Apple TV early

Developers who are eager to start building apps for the Apple TV might be able to get their coding fingers on the new black box a little early, thanks to a new Apple TV Developer Kit that the company is offering to teams who sign up before September 11th. Supply of the Apple TV Developer […]

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