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Tim Cook opens up about privacy and diversity at Apple in latest interview with Charlie Rose

With all the fuss about the recent iCloud hack, Apple CEO Tim Cook used his second interview with PBS host Charlie Rose to address issues around privacy. In addition to telling Rose and consumers how Apple is protecting your information, Cook also discussed Apple's policies on employment diversity and its philosophy to instill change. Show More Summary

Gigaom: Pre-orders for Moto X, including a Pure Edition, start September 16

14 hours agoTechnology / Mobile : jkOnTheRun

Direct Moto X pre-orders kick off on Tuesday: You can get an AT&T model or an unlocked GSM version called the Pure Edition. The phone's Turbo Charger and Moto Hint earbud…

Samsung Says Apple's iPhone 6 Plus 'Imitated' The Galaxy Note's Big Screen

The iPhone 6 Plus is Apple's biggest phone yet, and Samsung has noticed. In a new ad for its Galaxy Note 4 smartphone, Samsung points out that its first large-screened Galaxy Note phablet launched in 2011, saying "naturally, when things...Show More Summary

Confirmed! iPod nano inspired Apple Watch effort

Apple Watch has been in development at Apple for over three years according to Tim Cook, but a New York Times report from Brian Chen says the project got a leg up by using the sixth generation iPod Nano as … Read more ›

Apple creates tool for removing free U2 album from iTunes library after public reaction

Tim Cook and U2 announced that the band’s new album “Songs of Innocence” would be automatically gifted to Apple’s over 500 million iTunes users last week following the announcement of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, but many iTunes users were not happy with seeing music from U2 added to their iTunes libraries […]

Apple Watch Already Facing Questions Concerning User Privacy

Though it won't be released until early 2015, Apple's new wearable device is already facing public scrutiny over privacy issues. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook asking several questions...Show More Summary

Leaked screenshots appear to show off Windows 9’s Cortana

25 minutes agoTechnology / Gadgets : Shiny Shiny

For those of you who don’t know, Cortana is the Windows Phone virtual assistant. She’s like Siri, but is generally considered as being far superior that what Apple has to offer. Rumours have indicated that Cortana would be making the jump to desktops with Windows 9, and these screenshots seem to confirm it — as well as letting us see... Show More Summary

Photokina 2014: All The Australian Prices, Release Dates And Info

Need a new camera? You were already spoiled for choice, but that decision has just become even harder. A swathe of new cameras, lenses and accessories are currently on show at the world’s largest photography show. Here are all the new toys that were unveiled at Photokina in Cologne over the past few days. More »      

Queen of Scots: What Does Her Majesty Think of Independence?

The Queen imparted her one intervention in the Scottish referendum debate as she came out of the little church on her vast Balmoral Estate in the north of Scotland recently: She wants the Scots to think very carefully before voting See...Show More Summary

Verizon starts turning on HD Voice and Video Calling just in time for the iPhone 6

If you were one of the millions of people who preordered the iPhone 6 last week, you’ll be happy to know that you’ll soon be able to take advantage of another cool feature if you’re also a Verizon subscriber. Verizon announced on Monday...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson Expected To Play Sunday

Running back Adrian Peterson is expected to play this Sunday for the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson did not play yesterday against the New England Patriots. The star NFL player was deactivated after he was arrested for child abuse. The Vikings said today that they have reinstated Peterson and said that it would wait to punish the […]

Apple launches a tool that removes U2 from your iTunes library

Despite the fact that Apple has been giving away U2’s latest album absolutely free, a lot of people have been irritated by the fact that they don’t have a choice in the matter, and the album just downloads itself clogging up their iTunes libraries. Show More Summary

Listen to KCRW's Famously Eclectic Programming Any Time of Day

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Did you know beloved LA radio station KCRW has an all-music broadcast and streaming service called Eclectic24? Read more...

Apple joins secure chip standards and NFC group GlobalPlatform ahead of Apple Pay release

Ahead of Apple’s entry into the mobile payment space next month with the release of Apple Pay for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users, Apple has joined the GlobalPlatform, the non-profit association focused on standards for secure chip technology across various industries, as a full member. Existing members of GlobalPlatform include various Apple partners […]

Should You Worry About Your Gmail Account?

Summary: Google's Gmail has been the victim of the latest large-scale security breach. Nearly five million email addresses and passwords were listed online -- yet despite the large number of accounts potentially affected, Google says not to worry. According to Google, "We're always monitoring for these dumps so we can respond quickly to protect our users...."

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy S5: A detailed comparison

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Note 4 is the company’s flagship phablet for 2014, but we still don’t have firm launch details for the upcoming new device. So, when Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus hits store shelves this Friday, the Galaxy S5 will be Samsung’s first line of defence against Apple’s debut phablet. Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook Interview: Apple TV, Celebrity Hack and Amazon

Apple CEO Tim Cook told interviewer Charlie Rose that Apple will "continue to look at" TV.

Ferocious Hurricane Odile Hits Mexico

A monster storm struck Mexico's vacation paradise overnight as Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula, directly hitting Cabo San Lucas Residents and tourists in Mexico's beachside towns hunkered downShow More Summary

How do launch numbers for iPhones and Samsung Galaxy S phones compare?

Some rivalries will never die -- chocolate vs peanut butter, Yankees vs Red Sox, and iPhone vs Android, just to name a few. With the announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, many Android users took to the Internet to loudly exclaim how...

Here's How Apple Came Up With The Apple Watch (AAPL)

Less than a week after Apple unveiled the Apple Watch, we're learning about how the tech goliath came up with its newest product category. The Apple Watch was inspired by the 2010 iPod Nano, according to the New York Times' Brian X. Chen. Show More Summary

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