There's a Wall Street Journal article you should know about, if you don't already. It's about Apple doubling one of its most popular product lines, introducing a smaller, more affordable version to keep up with tough Android competition. The story broke on Valentine's Day, a tidy love note to Apple fanboys and fangirls everywhere.
Comcast has confirmed that it's going to buy Time Warner Cable to form a huge, tangled monster of awfulness. Hooray! You want out? Lucky for you there are some alternatives to doing business with your monopolistic cable-internet master if you try hard enough. Here are your options, and good luck making your escape. Read more...
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
The HAV304 took the crown of “world's longest aircraft” with its inaugural flight today. The gargantuan spans a football field and towers just over two stories in height, owing its construction to pure metal. It sacrifices little in being the world's longest, as it still reaches 100 mph, which is triple that of the dwarfish Goodyear blimp.
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A new report in Pediatrics investigates an increase in nickel allergies that may be linked to the iPad, the Washington Post reports. The article cites the specific case of an 11-year-old boy with a rash. His skin tested positive for nickel, which doctors traced back to a 2010-vintage iPad “he had used with increasing frequency the past six months.
Director Robert Rodriguez is expanding on the story and characters first seen in his cult classicFrom Dusk Till Dawnwith a new TV series, but that's not all there is to it. Here it's the debut original series on Rodriguez's newEl Rey Networkon cable, but outside the USMiramax has cut a deal with Netflixgiving the streamer exclusive rights to all ten episodes.
It looks like dogfighting in spaceships isn't the only virtual reality experience being co-published byOculus VR. The creative lead behind mobile hitWords with Friends, Paul Bettner, has a new studio, and that studio is creating a "made-only-for-VR game" namedLucky's Tale. No, not "Luckey's Tale," like the last name of Oculus founder Palmer Luckey, butsome otherLucky.
As hard as it might be to remember today, the iPod and iTunes helped Apple recover from a bruising personal computer battle that saw the company nearly go bankrupt—Apple’s pocket-sized media players helped re-introduce consumers to a well-respected but marginalized brand, providing affordable entry points into Apple’s ecosystem of products.
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It's that time once again, where we wrap up a bit of news and commentary on this week's TUAW Talkcast ! We'll be chatting about some good security settings , and plan to drive another nail into the "iPads aren't for content creation" coffin.
Seven months after it began letting customerstrade in their iPhones at its retail stores, Apple's expanded its Reuse and Recycle programme to include iPads. From today, anyone with an iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 and iPad mini can walk into an Apple Store, hand over their tablet and receive credit towards a new iOS device.
Right now,iTunes Uon the iPad isn't a complete educational tool. You can read textbooks, but not much else -- you still need to use old-fashioned email to ask the teacher a question, for example. It's going to be much more useful on July 8th, when Apple releases amajor overhaulto the app.
Last year I posted news on the MagBak magnetic mounting system for iPads. Alex Baca is at it again for a new MagBak project on Kickstarter – the MagBak for the iPad Air and Mini. Like the original, this version is composed of silicone covered adhesive pads with embedded magnets.
At its thickest point, TC930 is just as thick as the iPad Air, meaning it doubles the size when used as a cover. From the front, it’s solid silver aluminum, with no markings, logos, or other materials. The edges are equally elegant, with the only interruptions being a micro-USB port and power slider at the bottom left corner.
The title of this post is kind of funny because my household seems to have amassed two of every smart device we use, two iPhones and two iPads you get the picture. And like every household, the way we protect or enhance these devices varies by user. Anywhere between full-blown rugged protection to skinny and barely there.
Summer is upon us and what better way to enjoy the day than to pull out the Ducati and take it for a spin. Now some of you may not be familiar with the smooth clean lines, red and black color scheme as well as the polycarbonate shell and Tech-Grip material used on this Ducati. By now you may have guessed I am not talking about a motorcycle, but what I am talking about is the Soft-Tec Ducati Folio for the iPad Air from Element Case. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size. As I have stated before I can be a little over protective of my tech toys, especially my iPad. With my recent upgrade to and iPad Air and with none of my old iPad gear fitting I was in need of some new protection for my new toy.