Tag Archive: Explains


Rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z made waves when he claimed that there is a racially-motivated component to why Apple and others are “hating on” his new Tidal streaming music service. But if you thought the whole hip hop community would… Read more ›

Apple still hasn’t owned up to inventing USB-C, the brand new connector featured on its 12-inch MacBook — but Apple patents have all but tied the technology to Cupertino. The latest describes how a do-it-all connector that fits USB-C’s description… Read more ›

As soon as Tim Cook announced that the Apple Watch Edition starts at $ 10,000, you could practically hear the scratch of jokes being written. This one, by YouTube’s CollegeHumor channel, is among the best so far: describing the “groundbreaking” feature… Read more ›

As one of the only people that can ever truly claim to have given Steve Jobs a job, Atari’s Nolan Bushnell has a pretty big claim to fame. Now 71 years old, Bushnell gave a interview to The Australian Financial… Read more ›

From answering trolls online to busting out near-fluent Mandarin in front of a surprised audience, Mark Zuckerberg’s all about defying expectations these days. That trend continued yesterday, as he gave a reasonable (and even Steve Jobsian) answer about why Facebook… Read more ›

Recent reports of iCloud phishing attempts in China illustrate just how important it is always verify that you’re logging into legitimate websites before you enter your precious passwords. To help, Apple today outlined how users can protect themselves from phishing… Read more ›

Recent reports of iCloud phishing attempts in China illustrate just how important it is always verify that you’re logging into legitimate websites before you enter your precious passwords. To help, Apple today outlined how users can protect themselves from phishing… Read more ›

I’m a sucker for Apple history, and I particularly enjoy hearing from the people who had an impact on shaping Steve Jobs into the incredible force of nature that he became. In a new interview with John Sculley, the former… Read more ›

One of the great mysteries of the App Store is why certain apps get rejected and why others don’t. Apple has let a surprising number of ripoffs and clones through the store’s iron gates, yet some developers face rejection for seemingly… Read more ›

Yesterday Instagram released Hyperlapse, its new app for making time lapse videos. The obvious benefit of time lapsing footage is that you can cram more into a 15-second clip, but the videos also end up looking really cool. Hyperlapse takes… Read more ›