Last night, Ursula K. Leguin, the author of seminal fantasy and science-fiction books like The Left Hand of Darkess and the Earthsea series, won a National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. During her speech, she made an… Read more ›
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Last weekÂ there was a big furore when it turned out that a Reuters report about theÂ National Federation of the Blind taking issue with the accessibility of Apple’s apps was based on inaccurate reporting. Given how seriously Apple takes the issue… Read more ›
The iPhone brings untold billions of dollars of industry into China thanks to the manufacturing jobs it creates, but that hasn’t stopped the Chinese Government — through their state-controlled media mouthpieces â€” from calling the device a “national security concern.”… Read more ›
I don’t think I would make it in life anymore without my Google calendars. Having my appointments and date-based reminders in Google’s system makes sure I can access them wherever I am, and with whatever device I have at hand:… Read more ›
Last week we revealed that Steve Jobs was set to feature in a forthcoming exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, titled “American Cool.” With the exhibition having now opened, this is the portrait of the Apple co-founder that curators Joel… Read more ›
Tempo by Blue Maestro Category: Weather Works With:iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Price: around $ 50 For the last few weeks, I have had a little pebble-shaped gadget sat out on the wall of my balcony. It’s the Tempo, a Bluetooth thermometer… Read more ›
Since revelations of NSA eavesdropping surfaced earlier this year with the Edward Snowden leaks, Apple has been at the forefront of a tech company push-back demanding reforms. The company is joining a number of other industry giant — including Google,… Read more ›
How good is the iPhone 5s camera? Good enough for National Geographic. And Apple’s own Phil Schiller is getting braggy about it on Twitter. National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson has been wandering around the picturesque Scottish highlands for a feature, and instead of shooting pictures with a pro-caliber Nikon, he has instead been doing it […]
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When Steve Jobs debuted the iPad back in 2010, he probably didn’t realized that the tablet would one day be used by Orangutan Outreach in zoos around the world.Â The Smithsonianâ€™s National Zoo has adopted the “Apps for Apes” program, a totally nonfictional initiative that hooks monkeys up with shiny iPads.
Zookeepers let the orangutans play with different iPad apps and the zooÂ ”hopes to connect [Read More…]
Everyone loves good wallpapers, and it’s hard to beat the incredible selections that National Geographic puts up once a year through their photo contests. This year is no different, and there are quite literally tons of freakishly beautiful wallpapers available to download in sizes fit for the desktop, iPad, and iPhone. We’ve provided a small sampling of favorites below, but don’t miss browsing through the collections on [Read More…]