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Friday July 27, 2018. 03:58 PM
Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is slated as one of the guest speakers at WIRED’s 25th anniversary celebration in October.
In this episode, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss the current limitations of AI, and what real AI in the future might be like. They also talk about Apple’s T2 kernel panic issue and follow up on Bryan’s dual-HomePod TV experiment.
Many consumers who have made the jump to 4K/UHD TV, or plan to do so, may be considering a companion 4K Blu-ray player. John thinks it’s still too early to consider that.
Thursday July 26, 2018. 10:51 PM
We have a deal on PixTeller Pro, an online design tool you use in your browser. There are 1.5 million photos in their library, and more than 74,000 existing designs you can customize. You can also choose from more than 100,000 shapes to use in your designs. A 1-year...
Scooters are apparently a fad again with middle schoolers. Scooter startups are getting VC cash and attention from big companies like Alphabet. The smart scooters are also tracking your kids and selling their data. A new blog post from the organization’s Northern...
I’ve been interested in ReGen villages for a couple years now. It’s a high-tech, eco-friendly village located in the Netherlands. Vertical farms will provide food, food waste is turned into fish food for local aquaculture, houses filter rainwater, and there’s a village OS...
The resources have been updated with new assets for watchOS and macOS Mojave.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at how Tim Cook is perceived as a CEO and leader, plus they share their thoughts on the demise of the Kuri robot.
There’s a project Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia. These Wikipedia editors have dedicated themselves to fighting conspiracy theories online. As companies like YouTube, Google, and Facebook have turned to Wikipedia to fight fake news, sites like Wikipedia and Snopes need to...
Redditor u/Sometimesexaggerates found out the hard way.
The 2018 LOVELOUD Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 28, with doors open at 2 p.m. local time, and music beginning at 3:30 p.m. local time.
Mayfield Robotics shut down production of its Kuri robot and is refunding pre-order deposits.
Spotify has 83 million paying subscribers around the world, which is a lot more than Apple Music’s 40 million, yet still isn’t showing a profit.
In today’s Quick Tip, we’ve got instructions for how to find, edit, and delete website passwords under iOS 11…including how you can see what passwords are stored for any particular site. This is handy if your device is autofilling the wrong information!
iMac Pro owners and now 2018 Touch Bar MacBook Pro owners are dealing with an ongoing problem: kernel panics. The Apple-designed T2 processor, which handles encryption along with system verification and Siri commands, is the suspected culprit and the company is looking into...
A recent article reminds us how powerful the influence of Steve Jobs has been on Tim Cook. It remains today.
I love a good deployant clasp for a watch, but there aren’t many Apple Watch straps that feature them. I’ve been wearing one from Monoware that I like, but I found another line I want to check out, too. It’s the Juuk line from MyAppleWatchBand.com. It features metal...
Check out the TIVOO Pixel Art Bluetooth Speaker. It’s a Bluetooth speaker designed to look like a retro TV, complete with a 16×16 LED screen that does lightning effects. It has a built-in 3,000mAh battery, and can play music up to 10 hours. It’s $79 through our deal.
Wednesday July 25, 2018. 09:33 PM
Check out Apple’s new commercial, Unleashed. It’s a fun piece touting the A11 Bionic chip powering iPhone X. It uses a series of augmented reality-like fight scenes to show how immersive games are on an iPhone X. It’s compelling, interesting.
Dr. Mac checks out three groovy gadgets he uses every day — a laptop stand, a speaker that’s also a work of art, and the first lumbar support he’s tried that actually worked.
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