Tag Archive: Today


Steve Jobs wouldn’t care how old Apple is today

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wasn’t the most sentimental person ever, and we’ve just found more evidence to back that up. It comes in an anecdote from a former product manager who was around 10 years ago for the company’s 30th birthday. And his dream of a huge celebration of the milestone earned him a healthy […]

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No, Samsung Gear S2 is not getting iPhone support today

Everyone thinks Gear S2 is getting support for the iPhone today, and it’s all thanks to Verizon. But in actual fact, that’s not the case. While Samsung’s latest smartwatch will be iPhone-compatible at some point, you’ll have to wait a little while longer for it. The confusion stems from Gear S2 update notes published by Verizon, […]

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Twitter turns 10 years old today

Twitter turns 10 years old today — with the company having been founded back in the halcyon days of March 2006, when V For Vendetta had just arrived in theaters, James Blunt’s “You’re Beautiful” was being played on repeat by every radio station, and the iPhone was still an excited rumor on tech sites. #ManyHappyReturnsOnYourBirthday. […]

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New smart devices store lets you try tomorrow’s hardware today

b8ta, a company started by several ex-Nest employees, announced today that they are launching a brick-and-mortar retail store, dedicated to selling Internet of Things connected devices. “Right now, consumer desire for innovative products is booming, and there’s never been a better time to be a maker,” said Vibhu Norby, CEO of b8ta. “However, most new […]

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Snapchat got a bunch of awesome new video effects today

Videos on Snapchat are getting some new special effects today with a big update that adds ‘speed modifiers’ to the app’s toolset on both iOS and Android. The new speed modifiers are basically video filters that allow snappers to add slo-mo, fast-forward, or rewind effects to a video. If you’re on an iPhone 6s or […]

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Steve Jobs passed away four years ago today

It may not seem like it, but Steve Jobs passed away four whole years ago today — leading to his colleagues paying tribute to the late Apple CEO. In an email sent out to employees, Tim Cook praised Jobs as a “visionary,” reminding people that Jobs’ office remains untouched at Apple, and encouraging people to […]

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All the ways Google caught up with (or surpassed) Apple today

Google is keeping a keen eye on Apple — and promising to do everything faster, better and cheaper than Cupertino. That’s the takeaway from today’s impressive Google event, during which the world got its first look at tons of new services, devices and features coming soon to a screen near you. Here are all the […]

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Google takes the fight to Apple Pay today

Android Pay has begun rolling out to users with support at more than 1 million locations throughout the U.S. The Apple Pay competitor, which was first unveiled at Google I/O back in May, is available on NFC-equipped smartphones running Android 4.4 KitKat and above, and it’s compatible with a whole host of banks and credit card […]

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Watch the big keynote today on the ‘Apple Events’ channel via Apple TV

Today is the big day, with possible reveals of a new iPhone 6s and 6s plus, an iPad Pro, and an Apple TV that will play games and run apps. Don’t miss out on all this great stuff! You can follow the massive Apple happening right here on Cult of Mac’s own liveblog (and should, […]

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Controversial Steve Jobs documentary hits theaters today

Movie fans may be waiting on Aaron Sorkin and Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic, but another Jobs-related project arrives in theaters today. And, boy, is it not a film Apple is happy about! Titled Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, the feature-length documentary is directed by Oscar winner Alex Gibney, who has previously made […]

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