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Glass maker deals to exit Apple, Arizona plant

Oct 24, 2014 1:20 am

Nearly 2,000 furnaces installed in a factory to make synthetic sapphire glass for Apple Inc. will be removed and sold under a deal between the tech giant and the company that had been gearing up to produce huge amounts of the product for use in Apple's products. [more]


Report: Yosemite Experiences

Oct 24, 2014 12:26 am

compatibility notes; user interface tips and comments; Mac App Store/Software Update issues; workarounds for the Sharing and Markup problems; disk formatting changes and related issues; auto-save issues and workarounds; Apple Mail experiences; network troubleshooting tips; the duplicate name... [more]


Report: Apple

Oct 24, 2014 12:26 am

controlling Apple software updates [more]


Report: Yosemite Questions

Oct 24, 2014 12:26 am

disk formatting issues, plus requirements for Handoff and Continuity; IPSecuritas; a sleep/wake issue; and saving the Yosemite installer from deletion [more]


Report: Applications

Oct 24, 2014 12:26 am

InCopy document search? [more]


Report: Boot Camp

Oct 24, 2014 12:26 am

partitioning tool needed [more]


Coradine launches LogTen Pro X for Mac, iPhone and iPad

Oct 24, 2014 12:11 am

Portland based Coradine has announced LogTen Pro X, an update to the world's most advanced pilot logbook available for all Apple devices. Pilots can enter a scheduled flight on their Mac, head to the airport and the flight will be ready to go on their iDevice. They can then log further details... [more]


Weekly Photo Contest: Pumpkin!

Oct 23, 2014 11:48 pm

Photo submission by JB01 Every October our minds turn to Halloween and Autumn, and a big part of this season for a lot of people is pumpkins! From carving jack o' lanterns with the family to baking delicious pies, drinking Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes and the kids making pumpkin crafts at... [more]


Weekly Photo Contest: Pumpkin!

Oct 23, 2014 11:48 pm

Photo submission by JB01 Every October our minds turn to Halloween and Autumn, and a big part of this season for a lot of people is pumpkins! From carving jack o' lanterns with the family to baking delicious pies, drinking Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes and the kids making pumpkin crafts at... [more]


In Win D-Frame Mini Review: A unique case for loose budgets

Oct 23, 2014 11:15 pm

Of all the weird and wonderful cases we saw in 2013, In Win's D-Frame remains the most memorable. The D-Frame Mini takes the original design and shrinks it down to accommodate the now popular Mini-ITX form factor. Despite the reduction in size the case can now support cooling radiators and... [more]


Parrot Zik Headphones Reviewed on the Streets of New York

Oct 23, 2014 11:08 pm

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Today we turn our attention to a very classy pair of headphones that would surely raise the pulse of any true audiophile. Mobile Geeks look at he Parrot Zik, tested on the streets of New …The post Parrot Zik Headphones Reviewed on the Streets of New York appeared first on Mobile Geeks. [more]


Global boom in hydropower expected this decade

Oct 23, 2014 11:00 pm

An unprecedented boom in hydropower dam construction is underway, primarily in developing countries and emerging economies. While this is expected to double the global electricity production from hydropower, it could reduce the number of our last remaining large free-flowing rivers by about 20%... [more]


Pixelmator for iPad Reviews: A Solid Buy

Oct 23, 2014 10:14 pm

One of the pleasant surprises of last week’s Mac Retina + iPad Air Apple Event was the Pixelmator Team demo’ing Pixelmator for iPad ($4.99). With a solid image editing toolset and Continuity support with their popular Pixelmator for Mac — ... The post Pixelmator for iPad Reviews: A... [more]


Voice Recognition for the Internet of Things

Oct 23, 2014 10:00 pm

With natural-language processing aided by crowdsourced data, Wit.ai aims to make smartphones, wearables, and drones heed your call.It’s not unusual to find yourself talking to an uncoöperative appliance or gadget. Soon, though, it could soon be more common for those devices to actually pay... [more]


Briefly: Pocket Informant 4.5, Nike hints at future Apple projects

Oct 23, 2014 9:35 pm

Web Information Solutions has updated its iOS app Pocket Informant, a combined scheduling and task list manager compatible with built-in calendar data, Google, Toodledo, Evernote or Informant Sync. Free to download, by upgrading to its premium version ($15) users can sync with other calendars,... [more]


TestFlight Beta Testing for up to 1000 Users

Oct 23, 2014 9:14 pm

TestFlight: “You can now invite up to 1,000 testers to beta test your iOS apps by simply sending them an email invitation through iTunes Connect. Once they accept your invitation, testers can install your beta app on their iOS devices, (…) Read the rest of this entry »... [more]


TalkAndroid Daily Dose for October 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014 9:02 pm

With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!! Android Wear Android Wear now... [more]


LG G3 Screen sports a 5.9-inch display and LG's own application processor

Oct 23, 2014 8:15 pm

LG tonight took the wraps off LG G3 Screen (as previously expected), marking the first smartphone to be powered by LG's own processor. The NUCLUN is an 8-core ARM-based big.LITTLE processor pushing four Cortex-A15 processors at 1.5GHa and (that's the high-power, lowercase "big") and four... [more]


Calculate Linux Provides Consistency by Design

Oct 23, 2014 8:07 pm

Calculate Linux 14 is a distro designed with home and SMB users in mind. It is optimized for rapid deployment in corporate environments as well. Calculate gives users something no other Linux distro offers. The Xfce desktop session is customized to imitate the look of the KDE desktop environment.... [more]


Samsung Netherlands confirms Galaxy S5 Plus pricing at €599

Oct 23, 2014 8:02 pm

Remember that Galaxy S5 Plus that's launching in the Netherlands? It looks like we can now confirm official pricing on the handset. According to a press release issued by Samsung's Netherlands branch, the device will land in the country in late October for €599. [more]


BBEdit 11 released with updated clipping system, text extraction tool, and more

Oct 23, 2014 7:56 pm

Text/HTML editor BBEdit got upgraded to version 11 this week with a huge number of new features, improvements, and fixes. The highlights include improved syntax highlighting, an updated interface for the “Find Differences” feature, and a new text extraction capability. The Clipping... [more]


BBEdit 11 released with updated clipping system, text extraction tool, and more

Oct 23, 2014 7:56 pm

Text/HTML editor BBEdit got upgraded to version 11 this week with a huge number of new features, improvements, and fixes. The highlights include improved syntax highlighting, an updated interface for the “Find Differences” feature, and a new text extraction capability. The Clipping... [more]


Former Apple exec Ron Johnson wants to make online shopping personal with new startup 'Enjoy'

Oct 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Ron Johnson, Apple's former head of retail widely recognized as spearheading the Apple Store initiative, took the wraps off a startup called Enjoy, which seeks to aid shoppers making online purchases. [more]


New York City doctor has tested positive for Ebola

Oct 23, 2014 7:32 pm

He recently returned from treating patients in West Africa. [more]


Starbucks app updated to support Android 5.0, QHD screens

Oct 23, 2014 7:25 pm

The Starbucks app has just been updated to work on even more devices with the inclusion of official support for Android 5.0 Lollipop and phones with QHD displays. While it's nice to see Android 5.0 support this early in the game as people are mere days away from getting their pre-ordered Nexus... [more]


Retina 5K iMac unboxing and hands on!

Oct 23, 2014 7:22 pm

The new Retina 5K iMac is here, and just like it says on the box, the big new feature is BIG — 5K big — a massive new Retina display. So, how much difference do all those pixels really make? We're busy reviewing it now, so if you have any requests, or any questions, fire away! [more]


Retina 5K iMac unboxing and hands on!

Oct 23, 2014 7:22 pm

The new Retina 5K iMac is here, and just like it says on the box, the big new feature is BIG — 5K big — a massive new Retina display. So, how much difference do all those pixels really make? We're busy reviewing it now, so if you have any requests, or any questions, fire away! [more]


Black Friday arrives early: AMD cuts A-series desktop processor prices

Oct 23, 2014 7:15 pm

Black Friday is still more than a month away but AMD is getting into the giving mood early this year. The chipmaker has issued price cuts for its current APU lineup and if you’re in the market for an upgrade or plan to build an entirely new system this holiday... [more]


How Sony, Intel, and Unix Made Apple's Mac a PC Competitor

Oct 23, 2014 7:10 pm

smaxp writes In 2007, Sony's supply chain lessons, the network effect from the shift to Intel architecture, and a better OS X for developers combined to renew the Mac's growth. The network effects of the Microsoft Wintel ecosystem that Rappaport explained 20 years ago in the Harvard Business... [more]


How Sony, Intel, and Unix Made Apple's Mac a PC Competitor

Oct 23, 2014 7:10 pm

smaxp writes In 2007, Sony's supply chain lessons, the network effect from the shift to Intel architecture, and a better OS X for developers combined to renew the Mac's growth. The network effects of the Microsoft Wintel ecosystem that Rappaport explained 20 years ago in the Harvard Business... [more]


News: Amazon Fire Phone is a disaster, LG G Watch R coming in November, Samsung Galaxy Core Max

Oct 23, 2014 7:00 pm

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Amazon’s Fire seems to be dying.Meanwhile, LG and Samsung are ready to bring more successful devices to the market. Amazon Fire Phone costs $170 million in losses We all know Amazon’s business model. Their bread …The post News: Amazon Fire Phone is a disaster, LG G Watch R... [more]


AAPL hits all-time high, may close week at record levels

Oct 23, 2014 6:56 pm

Apple's stock on Thursday hit a new all-time closing high, reaching $104.83 per share at the closing bell. While many are waiting to see if the company can close the week at that level or higher, others -- including activist investor Carl Icahn and CEO Tim Cook -- believe the stock remains... [more]


Facebook unleashes Rooms, brings communities back to chat rooms

Oct 23, 2014 6:55 pm

Facebook's Creative Labs team is bringing a new, yet old way to socialize over the Internet to users through its application Rooms. The free iOS app lets users create custom chat rooms on a topic, without requiring any special log in or connection to a Facebook account. Instead, users can select... [more]


Yosemite: How To Fix Safari’s Address Bar

Oct 23, 2014 6:46 pm

If you've upgraded to Yosemite and realized Safari is now hiding the full URL from you, Kelly explains how to fix it. (Spoiler: It's super easy.) [more]


Khoi Vinh on Yosemite’s Look and Feel

Oct 23, 2014 6:36 pm

Khoi Vinh: This is true with Yosemite, too. Spend just a bit of time with it, and you can almost picture the iterations to come, when future releases will have fully worked out the visual language and the gestalt of the interface will have cohered to a more advanced state. OS X Balboa and OS... [more]


Designer Creates Office Furniture Out of Old Power Mac G5 Units

Oct 23, 2014 6:31 pm

The Apple Power Mac G5 was a head-turner when it first appeared back in 2003. Slick, crafted from sturdy aluminum, and tough, it seemed to embody the term "industrial design." Macs have changed a lot since then, but German designer Klaus Geiger (via Ma... [more]


Advertising: A Tech Twist on Home for the Holidays

Oct 23, 2014 6:22 pm

The growth of marketing efforts for connected-home items is fueled by consumers’ appetite for new technology. [more]


Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6+

Oct 23, 2014 6:20 pm

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The Nexus 6 is one of the hottest smartphones right now. We have compared the new device to devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5 and the Nexus 5, but there is one …The post Nexus 6 vs iPhone 6+ appeared first on Mobile Geeks. [more]


Porno From Apple

Oct 23, 2014 6:12 pm

Carl Smith: It turns out Apple thought the best way to tell us our app could be used to surf porn was to surf for porn using our app. Then send us some pictures and say take a look at these! Except they said, “Please see the attached screenshot for more information.” So with no... [more]


iPhone 6 Plus users report persistent unexplained crashing issues, possibly tied to large app libraries

Oct 23, 2014 5:50 pm

A number of iPhone 6 Plus users have reported an issue in which the phone inexplicably crashes or enters a reboot loop, prompting many to take it in to Apple for service, where it is usually swapped out for a new unit. Some owners are on their fourth replacement 6 Plus. [more]


How to set a default payment card with Apple Pay

Oct 23, 2014 5:48 pm

If you're using Apple Pay on your iPhone or iPad, you may have already realized that you can add multiple cards that you can toggle between when making purchases. Even better yet, for times when you don't want to launch Passbook at all, or just to make the process even quicker, you can choose a... [more]


How to set a default payment card with Apple Pay

Oct 23, 2014 5:48 pm

If you're using Apple Pay on your iPhone or iPad, you may have already realized that you can add multiple cards that you can toggle between when making purchases. Even better yet, for times when you don't want to launch Passbook at all, or just to make the process even quicker, you can choose a... [more]


Not so exclusive: Google sends out a truckload of Inbox invites

Oct 23, 2014 5:43 pm

Well, that didn't last all that long. It seems most people who requested an invite to the new Inbox app from Google are receiving notifications indicating that they're into the cool kids club. As the wave of invites rolled out, the @inboxbygmail Twitter account confirmed that they have "left the... [more]


Not so exclusive: Google sends out a truckload of Inbox invites

Oct 23, 2014 5:43 pm

Well, that didn't last all that long. It seems most people who requested an invite to the new Inbox app from Google are receiving notifications indicating that they're into the cool kids club. As the wave of invites rolled out, the @inboxbygmail Twitter account confirmed that they have "left the... [more]


Not so exclusive: Google sends out a truckload of Inbox invites

Oct 23, 2014 5:39 pm

Well, that didn't last all that long. It seems most people who requested an invite to the new Inbox app from Google are receiving notifications indicating that they're into the cool kids club. As the wave of invites rolled out, the @inboxbygmail Twitter account confirmed that they have "left the... [more]


iPad mini 3 unboxing and hands-on!

Oct 23, 2014 5:37 pm

The iPad mini 3 brings Touch ID and Apple Pay, a new gold finish, and lower cost 64GB and 128GB options to Apple's smaller tablet. Here's what's in the box, and a full hands-on tour of the new hardware! We're busy reviewing it now, so if you have any requests, or any questions, fire away! [more]


iPad mini 3 unboxing and hands-on!

Oct 23, 2014 5:37 pm

The iPad mini 3 brings Touch ID and Apple Pay, a new gold finish, and lower cost 64GB and 128GB options to Apple's smaller tablet. Here's what's in the box, and a full hands-on tour of the new hardware! We're busy reviewing it now, so if you have any requests, or any questions, fire away! [more]


Microsoft Smart Watch Sneak Peek

Oct 23, 2014 5:32 pm

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Apple has announced a smartwatch we'll get to see next year. Google has released Android Wear to create Android powered smartwatches, and Samsung has one too. When you think of big tech companies, the only one left who hasn't gotten in on the action is Microsoft. Well Owen Williams took a... [more]


Martin Scorsese to Produce Grateful Dead Documentary for Band’s 50th Anniversary

Oct 23, 2014 5:26 pm

The Grateful Dead will celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary with an authorized feature documentary that will be directed by Amir Bar-Lev, helmer of the superb films The Tillman Story and most recently the Penn State football scandal Happy Valley. Martin Scorsese, whose own rock docus... [more]


Apple Releases TestFlight App Beta Testing to the Public

Oct 23, 2014 5:24 pm

An iOS public beta may still be the stuff of legend, but Apple today ensured that developers could get easy widespread feedback for their prerelease iOS apps by extending the amount of people who can test them through TestFlight. Initially sh... [more]


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