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Psst. We’re giving away $1,000 iTunes gift cards [Deals]

You can think of iTunes like the biggest content candy store in the world, a motherlode of albums, apps, games, movies and TV shows, and on and on. If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to go into iTunes with a huge bag to fill as you please, today could be your lucky day. […]

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Steve Jobs director: We were arrogant to release movie like we did

Danny Boyle, director of the unfortunate box office bomb Steve Jobs, has said that people involved with the movie were guilty of behaving in an “arrogant” way. Why? Not through twisting the truth, or painting an unfairly unflattering portrait of Apple’s late CEO as some have suggested — but rather opening the movie wide as […]

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These trailblazers took selfies before selfies were a thing

There was no selfie stick, no hashtags and no sharing with his BFF. In fact, when Robert Cornelius took his historic selfie, he sat still as a stone for 15 minutes, then watched the photo slowly appear on a silver-plated sheet of copper as he breathed in dangerous mercury fumes. That was instant gratification in […][Read More…]

First ‘mobile’ phones were a lot of junk in the trunk

When Lars Magnus Ericsson installed a telephone in his car, he proved you could communicate from the road. But while the first mobile phone was indeed mobile, it was anything but simple to use. Ericsson drove around Sweden and, when it was time to place a call, he would pull off to the side of […][Read More…]

These Apple Watch docks were made for Nightstand Mode

Apple Watch stand makers are responding to watchOS 2’s Nightstand Mode feature, which will turn your wearable into a makeshift alarm clock and display the time in landscape mode when it’s charging on its side. Several new docks for the…Read more ›

Screw smart light bulbs, we’re still waiting for HomeKit’s killer app

The home of the future arrived today and, while not exactly a whimper, it wasn’t much of a bang either. Where are the smart voice-activated refrigerators? Where are the Jetsons-style gizmos that have us firing up our Apple Pay, and…Read more ›

No lightsabers were used to carve these impressive Star Wars wax figures

Voltaire was the first. Now Vader is a wax figure. Madame Tussauds has been in the business of meticulously sculpting lifelike models of the famous since 1777. Now, in a gallery far, far away (well, London), the wax museum has…Read more ›

Steve Jobs’ favorite musician thinks we’re all going to own an Apple Watch

John Mayer is world renowned for his skill at plucking strings on a guitar while singing breathy love lyrics. He’s also well known as a lover of expensive mechanical watches, but when it comes to the future of wrist wear,…Read more ›

Were giving away a DJI Phantom 2! [Deals]

Do you yearn to soar majestically above the clouds? To rise above the masses and achieve new heights? No, you don’t need to have a pilots’ license; All you need is a drone. Drones are a fun and easy way…Read more ›

50% of U.S. smartphones activated last quarter were iPhones

Apple enjoyed historic sales this holiday season, and while the company won’t reveal its official earnings until January 27th, based on the latest smartphone activation report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, Apple dominated the holiday shopping season and accounted for…Read more ›