Video: One of the walls of the Ham Yard Hotel, in London, displays this amazingly cool wall clock composed by 135 traditional clocks. The hands are synchronised to display not only time but also beautiful geometric shapes. More » ...
America is one step closer to leaping back into manned space launches. Two American companies have won government contracts to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station. Craig Boswell reports.
The U.S. military's top-ranked officer believes American ground forces could join Iraqi and Kurdish troops on the ground in the fight against the Islamic State. Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said as much...Show More Summary
Kristen Wiig and Ellen Degeneres have somehow managed to skate along in 2014 without knowing the words to Frozen's "Let It Go." But yesterday on Ellen, that ended. We lost two great souls to the "Let It Go" cover epidemic. ButterflyShow More Summary
Apple has released a tool that will let users remove its free gift to all iTunes users -- U2's newest album, "Songs of Innocence." The tech giant and the mega-band gave the album to Apple customers for free last week, claiming that the instant distribution was the world's largest ever album launch. But not everyone was pleased to […]
In one of its boldest moves of the year, Samsung released a commercial explaining that the iPhone 6 isn’t exactly a fresh idea. In fact, the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung’s fourth flagship phablet, is heading to store shelves next month, but Apple wasn’t going to let the snark slide by without some form of retaliation. Show More Summary
In the second part of Charlie Rose’s interview with Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO focused on the company’s stance on user privacy, with the exec saying that for Apple, the buyer isn’t the product. Cook also revealed some interesting details about Apple’s dealings with the NSA during the interview, which can be watched below. Show More Summary
If you use iCloud: you need to be really, very, no-I-am-not-exaggerating, super careful when you upgrade to iOS 8. Otherwise you could break iCloud syncing to all of your Macs. I hope I have your attention. When you are setting up a new iOS 8...
Last week Apple unveiled the Apple Watch and insiders have already begun speculating how much the device might cost. We know the least expensive model, Apple Watch Sport, will start at $349. But the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition could retail for as much as $4,999, according to Apple insider Josh Gruber. Show More Summary
I think Apple Watch prices are going to be shockingly high — gasp-inducingly, get-me-to-the-fainting-couch high — from the perspective of the tech industry. But at the same time, there is room for them to be disruptively low from the perspective of the traditional watch and jewelry world.
The Xbox one gets a drastic size reduction in this mod, and ends up both portable and beautiful for it. …
Tim Cook may have been on the receiving end of welcoming notes from other watchmakers now the Apple Watch has been announced, but not every note has been so friendly. On Monday, the office of Connecticut attorney general George Jepsen revealed … Read more ›
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 was the most hotly anticipated phablet of the year until Apple came along last week and unveiled its first entry into the supersized smartphone market. Now, the iPhone 6 Plus has stolen the limelight and since...Show More Summary
Despite Steve Jobs' assertion at the launch of the iPad in 2010 that it was more of a "content consumption tool" than something that people would use to create content, exactly the opposite has been true. Musicians use iPads on stage for a variety of...
In his new book "Zero to One," PayPal cofounder, billionaire tech investor, and suit-hater Peter Thiel argues that Google is a monopoly — and every company should want to be one, too. Thiel says a monopoly is "a kind of company that's...Show More Summary
While most of the world's best League of Legends players are preparing for the games at the World Championships in October, SK Gaming are already dealing with problems outside the tournament.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down with Charlie Rose at PBS News last week for a two-part interview, the second half of which aired Monday night. Rose pressed Cook on Apple, but also asked him about his personal values. Cook was unflinching about how others should be treated. Show More Summary
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
Easily the best and most interesting interview with Tim Cook I’ve ever seen. A must-watch for anyone interested in Apple and Cook’s leadership. Part two airs tonight. (It’s Hulu, alas, so I suspect it isn’t available worldwide.) ?
New build comes two days before the public release of iOS 8.