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Just like Ahmed: Woz got arrested for building gadgets in school

Ahmed Mohamed can count Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak among his many supporters in the tech world. According to Woz’s most recent Facebook post, he sees a lot of himself in the 14 year old Texas boy who was arrested for bringing a homemade digital clock to school. While Ahmed’s teacher’s mistook his clock for a […]

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Live Photos are great — just not for 16GB iPhones

When Phil Schiller introduced the iPhone 6s’ new Live Photos, he noted that Apple had implemented it, “in a space-efficient way, so they don’t take up much more room.” In fact, according to a new report, Live Photos take up around 2x the space of a regular still photo. That’s still an impressive bit of […]

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Siri’s new keynote clues are just as maddening as the old ones

In less than 24 hours Tim Cook and company will take the stage at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium to unveil Apple’s latest products. We pretty much already know everything Apple’s going to announce, but if you ask Siri to give you a hint her responses are just as maddening as they were when Apple sent out […]

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Canon just dropped a nuke in the megapixel war

Canon has developed a CMOS camera sensor that records a 250-megapixel image. Not that this should kill your excitement about the 12 megapixels you’re going to get with the camera on the new iPhone 6s, but take a moment to consider the number. How do we even fathom 250 megapixels? Canon, in its press release […]

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When it’s time for music, just reach for the BOTTLE

Don’t let the bottle in the name fool you. The boomBOTTLE+ by SCOSCHE Industries is no place for a beverage. But your ears will quickly realize it is filled with sound. The boomBOTTLE, rolled out today on the SCOSCHE website, is a portable Bluetooth speaker that has the height and girth of the common water […][Read More…]

Tim Cook was just awarded $58m of Apple stock

Tim Cook is kicking butt at Apple — at least according to the tenure- and performance-based restricted stock units he recently received, with a market value of close to $ 58 million. The reward, noted in an SEC filing, came with stipulations that Apple’s TSR performance had to be in the top third of S&P 500 companies. As […][Read More…]

You just missed your chance to buy cheap Apple stock

Apple’s stock price fell off a cliff this morning, trading below $ 100 a share for the first time all year. The best time to buy AAPL shares all year was this morning at 9:30AM when the stock opened 94.87 before Tim Cook intervened. If you didn’t buy shares this morning, you’ve already missed your chance […][Read More…]

Just like the Apple Watch, this Mac app reminds you to stand up

Your Apple Watch tells you to stand-up periodically to maintain your health. It’s a small feature, but it’s actually one of the Apple Watch’s killer apps: one that pundits like Jim Dalrymple have said was formative to them getting in better shape. If you don’t have an Apple Watch, though, you’re in luck. There’s a […][Read More…]

Wrangling all the Apple devices in your workplace just got a lot easier

If you’re running your business on Apple machines, it’s probably because you want to keep things clean and simple. But wrangling desktops, tablets, phones and the employees who use them isn’t as easy as syncing your calendar. Emails, point-of-sale operations, apps, security settings — an enterprise of any size can quickly present a symphony of […][Read More…]

iTunes just upped its Apple Music game

Along with the public release of iOS 8.4.1 that added a lot of fixes for Apple Music and Beats 1, Apple also has a bevy of improvements ready today for iTunes. Apple released iTunes 12.2.2 today that makes using Beats 1 and Apple Music in iTunes a slightly less horrible experience. The new update is […][Read More…]