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Star Wars is back: The Force Awakens is as awesome as you hoped it would be

If we ignore the prequels (and, heck, who doesn’t), there hasn’t been a solid Star Wars film in 32 years. That’s all about to change if film critics reviewing the new film in the franchise, The Force Awakens, are right. The first reviews are in and boy, are they positive. While a few reviewers point […]

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Apple would be stupid to drop the iPhone headphone jack

If Apple is really planning to kill the iPhone headphone jack in the model it reveals next year, it’s ditching 60 years of history. Rumors that the next iPhone could do away with the industry-standard 3.5mm port in Apple’s relentless pursuit of thinness have been around for a while, but they’re seeing a resurgence thanks […]

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Disney president says Jobs would have been ‘appalled’ by Sorkin’s biopic

The real Steve Jobs would have been “appalled” at being the subject of a movie biopic like Steve Jobs, claims Pixar and Walt Disney Animation president Ed Catmull in a new interview. Check out Catmull’s comments about the unfortunate box office bomb below. “[The filmmakers] can’t tell the story because the story’s wrong,” Catmull says. […]

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If the Apple IIe and the iPhone 6s made a baby, this would be it

Apple’s long since abandoned the beige plastic cases and rainbow-hued logos that were synonymous with the brand’s aesthetic during the ’80s. But if your favorite Apple design is still the Apple IIe, here’s the iPhone for you: the Colorware iPhone 6s Retro edition. The Colorware iPhone 6s Retro gives the latest iPhone models a custom […]

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Would iTunes work better split into 16 different apps?

Apple gets a lot of kudos for its design chops, but there’s one product everyone thinks Cupertino can improve: iTunes. The bloated swiss army knife app for managing everything from your music library to the apps on your iPhone has been begging for a rethink for years. Yet for whatever reason, Apple has yet to […]

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Apple Car based on BMW i3 would be a ‘nice idea,’ says CEO

BMW’s CEO Harald Krüger thinks an Apple Car modelled on BMW’s electric i3 vehicle would be a “nice idea,” although he’s keeping tight-lipped about the chances of it actually happening. And when there’s the potential of iPhone money involved, who can blame him? “There are always rumours in our business, but as you know we are working […]

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This comic predicted Apple would ‘invent’ the Surface Pro in 2015

If the iPad Pro portion of today’s keynote felt a little bit familiar to you, it might have been because Apple’s new gigantic tablet is in many way a direct copying answer to the Microsoft Surface Pro tablet that was introduced three years ago. iPad Pro comes with many of the same bells and whistles […]

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If God and Steve Jobs had a podcast this would be today’s episode

Ever wonder what it would be like if God had a podcast and invited Steve Jobs to be a guest in anticipation of the big iPhone 6s reveal? The folks at Funny or Die have created a hilarious animated short with that exact premise, where His Steveness plays devil’s advocate and asks God how many […]

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Internet musical asks: ‘What would Steve Jobs do?’

If you ever find yourself asking “What Would Steve Jobs Do?” in a bleak moment of crisis then you may well find yourself enjoying the latest Internet would-be viral video. Called Burning Man: The Musical, the short music video portrays the excitement around the annual “Burning Man” hippy-fest-turned-tech-networking-event, where zillionaire CEOs get together pretend to be […]

Jimmy Iovine thinks Apple Music-style curation would be a great fit for TV

Could Apple carry its Apple Music human curation obsession over to its much-rumored Apple TV refresh? During Jimmy Iovine’s new interview with Wired about Apple Music, Iovine — unprompted — chose television as another example of a place Apple could incorporate its belief in humans trumping algorithms when it comes to recommendations. Iovine said that: “We all […]