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Surprise! $80 iPad lacks key features (like, all of them)

Do you know the difference between a tablet and a tile? If so, then there’s a good chance that you wouldn’t be the target of a scammer in Victorville, California, who this week duped an unsuspecting woman out of $ 80 by selling her what she thought to be an iPad mini 3. In the worst […]

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Andy Hertzfeld: Steve Jobs movie is ‘almost nothing’ like reality

Next to Steve Jobs, Andy Hertzfeld is the name I most associate with the original Macintosh project. For that reason, Hertzfeld is one of the characters portrayed in the new Aaron Sorkin Steve Jobs movie — as well as someone who got to see an early unfinished cut of the film. His take on it? That […]

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Brilliant lock screen shows how to recover your lost iPhone like a boss

Through the creation of its Find my iPhone feature, Apple has made it much easier to recover handsets when we misplace them. However, one amusing iPhone owner decided to go one step further to ensure that he would be reunited with his iPhone should it stray from his hands during a night of drunken merriment […]

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How to use Notes in iOS 9 like a boss

The busier my life gets, the more disorganized I become. I fumble for a notepad when I’m out and want to get someone’s phone number. I think of get short story ideas when I’m in the shower, and I have tons of books and movies I want to get (usually when I’m broke). Don’t get […]

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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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Why Apple’s new 3D Touch is like McDonald’s secret menu

You know how McDonald’s (allegedly) has a secret menu? Plenty of people have heard about it, some use it frequently and bask in its glory, but most just stick to the regular menu. That seems an awful lot like how 3D Touch could pan out. The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are the first […]

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Multitask like a boss on your iPad with iOS 9’s Slide Over

iOS 9 has some slick tricks up its digital sleeve for owners of newer model iPads in the form of Slide Over, a multitasking user interface that lets you bring up a second app on your iPad screen while using another app. It’s like a sidebar for a secondary app. Split View will work with […]

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Michael Fassbender: I don’t need to look like Steve Jobs

One of the biggest criticisms of the upcoming Steve Jobs movie is that actor Michael Fassbender looks nothing like Jobs. In a new interview, Fassbender acknowledges the lack of resemblance, but says that making himself into a Steve lookalike was never part of the goal. “We decided that I didn’t look anything like [Jobs], and […]

This app makes Android Wear look like the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch doesn’t work with Android smartphones, and probably never will. That means if you’re an Android fan who loves the Apple Watch’s Bubble UI, you’ve got two choices: get an iPhone, or install this new launcher that will turn your Android smartwatch into a virtual clone of the Apple Watch’s launch screen. It’s […]

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 […]