Tag Archive: Takes


By now, it’s obvious that Xiaomi is heavily inspired by Apple’s product design. The Chinese company’s founder even dresses up like Steve Jobs at events and uses the “One More Thing” presentation gimmick. Now we’ve been given a look at… Read more ›

Bring on the ice, ice baby! Tim Cook has gladly accepted Phil Schiller’s challenge to douse himself with a bucket of ice in order to get out of a $ 100 donation to ALS charities. Only instead of doing his challenge… Read more ›

AHOY takes the concept of Yo to the next level

Yo went from being what was considered a dumb joke to an amazing success basically overnight. The app’s idea dead simple: let the user send only the word “Yo” to a friend in a push notification. Now there’s an API for… Read more ›

Yo takes over your house with IFTTT integration

Since launching last week, Yo has mostly been a joke of an app with $ 1 million in funding, a horrifically bad security hole and the best Games of Thrones-themed clone to ever hit the App Store. Somehow it’s already amassed one million users… Read more ›

Nest, which is now owned by Google, pioneered the idea of a smart thermostat. Now several years later, Honeywell has a Nest competitor that might actually do well in the consumer market. Called Lyric, Honeywell’s new WiFi-connected thermostat costs $ 279… Read more ›

iOS 8 takes a bite out of KitKat for mobile supremacy

With all the new features coming to iOS 8 this fall, many Android users have commented that Apple’s upcoming update acts a lot like KitKat. In today’s video, see some of the new features of iOS 8 go head-to-head with… Read more ›

Nearly every iPhone owner who uses their device as a camera will inevitably get the “Cannot Take Photo – There is not enough available storage to take a photo.” alert message at some point, indicating their iPhone is so full of stuff that there’s no room for any additional pictures. While it’s indeed true that … Read More

Imagine a world in which an Apple portable called Pippin rules the video game industry. Nintendo and Sony are nothing more than petrified corpses after a surprise attack from Cupertino vaporizes their platforms with a portable device so simple, so… Read more ›

Is it a stills camera? No. Is it a video camera? No. Is it something between the two? Correctamundo! The OTTO is a “Hackable GIF Camera” that uses a Raspberry Pi brain to make animated GIF pictures. It looks like… Read more ›

Progress on Apple’s forthcoming “spaceship” campus continues to march on, as new aerial photos taken by AppleToolbox show. The photos clearly illustrate how the site is taking on its circular shape, with plenty of work being done by construction workers… Read more ›