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Apple Music Launch on Tuesday Morning

June 29, 2015 |

During the WWDC 2015 keynote address, we learned that Apple Music would launch on Tuesday, June 30. Until now, however, we didn’t know the precise timing. Thanks to a Tweet from senior director Ian Rogers, we have the Apple … Read More

Taylor Swift’s 1989 to Stream on Apple Music

June 25, 2015 |

Taylor Swift dissed Apple Music, with much love and admiration, and Apple senior iTunes VP Eddy Cue quickly capitulated. America’s perky pop princess complained and Apple listened, changing its policy to pay artists! Now, Taylor Swift says she will … Read More

Apple Music Caves to Taylor Swift, Will Pay Artists During Demo

June 22, 2015 |

As you may know, Taylor Swift has said she wouldn’t allow Apple Music play her latest album, 1989. Her move is a protest over Apple and its major label partners’ decision not to pay artists during Apple Music’s three-month … Read More

World’s Top 10 Smart Cities: The Future Is Here [and There]

May 15, 2015 | 1

New York, London, Paris, Munich. Everybody talk about… smart cities? Politicians and business leaders love to talk about smart cities, but getting everyone to agree on what the words, “smart city,” mean is a difficult if not impossible. That … Read More

Sound Torch: Your Music on Fire!

May 7, 2015 |

Just heard the hottest new EDM dance mix? Ever wondered how Jimi Hendrix’s Fire would sound if it were actually on fire? Well, a group of Danish designers and music aficionados have created the Sound Torch, a soon to … Read More

2015 iPod touch Coming This Fall, Says Source

April 25, 2015 | 1

The iPod is dead! Long live the iPod touch! While no one doubts that the iPod phenomenon has nearly run its course, Apple looks set to refresh the best-selling product in that category. Although details are sparse, an unnamed … Read More

DIY Star Wars SpeederBike Just Because

March 14, 2015 |

The speederbike chase sequence on the Endor Moon (ie Star Wars: Return of the Jedi) is one of the greatest pieces of cinema ever created. While we can’t fly you Endor, we can deliver the next best thing — … Read More

Stream the Grammy Awards on iPhone, Mac or Apple TV

February 5, 2015 |

Sunday, sunDAY, SUNDAY! The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will this Sunday, February 8, starting at 8pm (EST). Even if you don’t have cable or an antenna, it is still possible for many if not everyone to stream the Grammy’s … Read More

Google MVNO Coming Soon, Says Rumor

January 23, 2015 | 1

If 1Gbps Google Fiber sells for $70 a month (aka a good deal), how much would a Nexus + unlimited data sell for at Google MVNO? No, Google isn’t a wireless carrier, yet, but that could change if “operation … Read More

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014: Dumb, Dumber, Dumberest

January 20, 2015 |

No matter how dumb or smart we are, we’re all dumb about something and there’s a very, very good chance one of your weak spots is the passwords you use. Don’t believe it? Then check out the 2014 edition … Read More

Kindle Sales Crash as Real Book Sales Rise

January 8, 2015 |

Books published on paper are so 1800? Maybe, but Kindle sales have plummeted — shoppers at one UK book retailer have all but stopped buying Amazon’s ebook readers while increasing traditional ink-on-paper books. What’s next, cats and dogs living … Read More

Best Games Ever, According to Elon Musk

January 7, 2015 | 1

Although he works 80 to 100 hours a week, Elon Musk somehow finds time to game. Like a lot of guys, the PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX founder likes first-person shooters, as well as empire building games — here’s Elon … Read More

The iPhone 6 Price Is Right? Not Even Close

January 3, 2015 |

It is really, really hard to look good on TV, even just for a few moments. So, The Price Is Right just put out their year-end best of show. Quite naturally, it’s chock full o’ show people making fools … Read More

The Interview: Obama Slams Sony as FBI Blames North Korea

December 19, 2014 |

Who done it? While the claims and counter claims divide experts, pundits and media talking heads, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is saying that the North Korean government is responsible for the Sony Pictures hack. Moreover, when asked … Read More

Top Google Searches 2014: From Robin Williams to MH370

December 16, 2014 |

Another boring year? Hardly, from Robin Williams to flight MH 370 and beyond, the top Google searches of 2014 reveal the year that was fun, crazy, frought with peril and, above all, interesting. How do your top Google searches … Read More