The Best Laptop Ever Made

Marco Arment named the 2012-2015 MacBook Pro as the best in history and the pinnacle of Steve Jobs’ vision for the Mac: Everything else about this machine was an upgrade: thinner, lighter, faster, better battery life, quieter fans, better speakers, better microphones, a second Thunderbolt port, and a convenient new HDMI port. … It feels […]

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Facebook Isn’t Listening to You, But Delete Their App Anyway

WIRED ask if conspiracy theories about the Facebook app are true. Spoiler: they’re not. Feasibility, ubiquity, and efficacy: Those filters demolish almost every Facebook conspiracy theory you’ll ever hear. The short version to all this tin-foil-hat theorizing: There’s no way Facebook is eavesdropping on you right now. But it is tracking you in other—no less […]

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iPhone X: A Buttonless Future

Or not, according to Fastcodesign on a website that has an email sign up graphic overlapping its articles: You’re looking at a UX disaster, the result of eliminating what is probably the simplest, most intuitive form of navigation ever implemented in consumer electronics: the iPhone’s home button. The iPhone X replaces it with the mess […]

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Backing up Your Computer is Illegal in the UK

Law is a confusing thing, especially when it’s written by a government who seem to lack common sense. Last year UK Copyright Law was clarified and rewritten, allowing for burning CDs into programs like iTunes, something that most already thought was legal. Recent legislation, however, has reversed that ruling. TorrentFreak sought a comment on the […]

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Apple to Announce TV Streaming Service, Looks Underwhelming

The New York Post have an interesting scoop on the next industry Apple is set to enter: The Cupertino, Calif., tech firm is making broadcast networks the centerpiece of its cable-killer TV app — and talks with all four networks are rapidly gaining momentum, The Post has learned. “The platform is ready and it rocks,” […]

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Last Minute ‘Spring Forward’ Predictions

The following aren’t solicited or backed up by too much evidence. But over the past months I’ve read pretty much every rumour and idea about what will happen later today and thus have some ideas I’m relatively confident about. Apple Watch Pricing Apple Watch Sport – We know this starts at $349, likely for the 38mm model, […]

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The Apple Car is Exciting, but Don’t Jump to Conclusions

Apple are secretly building a car, the WSJ reports: Apple has several hundred employees working secretly toward creating an Apple-branded electric vehicle, according to people familiar with the matter. They said the project, code-named “Titan,” has an initial design of a vehicle that resembles a minivan, one of these people said. The tech industry collectively […]

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iOS 9 to Focus on Stability Over Features: A Marketing Misstep?

9to5Mac, known for stellar sources, reports: For 2015, iOS 9 is going to include a collection of under-the-hood improvements. Sources tell us that iOS 9 engineers are putting a “huge” focus on fixing bugs, maintaining stability, and boosting performance for the new operating system, rather than solely focusing on delivering major new feature additions. Apple will also continue […]

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Don’t Blame Anyone for the Celebrity Photo Leaks… Yet

Just because there was an iCloud security flaw near to the time nude photos of celebrities leaked last week, it does not mean that Apple are to blame. Even though many of these celebrities likely had weak passwords, there is nothing to confirm that the ‘hack’ is their fault. Headlines blaming companies and people are […]

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