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Snowflake internet radio app launches in public beta

Snowflake internet radio app for Mac launches in public beta

Vemedio, the developer behind the Instacast podcast app, has announced their latest app for Mac, Snowflake. Built for OS X Yosemite, Snowflake lets you stream internet radio from thousands of stations. The app is available right now as a free public beta from Vemedio's website. Snowflake helps...
Toyota says it won't offer CarPlay in the U.S. any time soon

Toyota says it won't offer CarPlay in the U.S. any time soon

Toyota's national manager for Toyota's advanced technology communications, John Hanson, has confirmed that the Japanese manufacturer will not be adding CarPlay integration to its US vehicles. Rather than Apple's interface — or Google's Android Auto — Toyota will stick with its own Entune system for...
YouTube Kids

Google launches new YouTube app for kids

YouTube (and the internet in general) can be quite the daunting place for parents to have their kids roaming free on. Google has released a new YouTube app, specifically developed for younger audiences. It's a new portal for parents to have their children learn about various topics and discover...
Reveal your Apple logo with these slim iPhone 6 hard cases—now 40% off!

Reveal your Apple logo with these slim iPhone 6 hard cases—now 40% off!

The SURFACE Reveal Case by Seidio is the ultimate low-profile iPhone 6 hard case; combining a super-slim design with a protective outer shell that reveals the apple logo on the back. The exterior features a custom soft coating that provides additional grip, too. Get yours in your favorite color...
Apple reportedly entices processor engineers away from Samsung

Apple reportedly entices processor engineers away from Samsung

Apple has reportedly been successful in luring away a number of employees away from Samsung. Many of these hires are apparently technicians and engineers coming from Samsung's chip division. Apple is also reportedly giving these new employees increased independence, according to The Korea Times...
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Apple to bolster iTunes editorial content with latest job opening

A job positing has been spotted for a position at Apple, to work at the company's London offices. What makes this post rather interesting is the successful applicant would be tasked with editorial content on Apple's music service. Think back to Apple's acquisition of Beats Music. An editorial...
Pebble Next Gen

Next-generation Pebble smartwatch with color screen found on company's servers

This might just be what the next-generation Pebble smartwatch will look like. The render of the smartwatch was found on the company's servers, hidden away with its wider design and color screen. Pebble is expected to officially announce the device Tuesday, February 24, at 10 am Eastern time,...
How to use travel times with Calendar for iPhone and iPad

How to use travel times with Calendar for iPhone and iPad

Have a lot of appointments and meetings to juggle? Would it make your life a little easier to be able to easily see how long it will take you to get from one place to another? Apple's Calendar can use location information to figure out just that, and best of all, it's easy! How to get travel...
How to upgrade your MacBook Air with more storage

How to upgrade your MacBook Air with more storage

One of the best ways to get more life out of an aging Mac is to upgrade the storage. In some cases you'll want to go faster. In other cases, you'll want to go bigger. I carried a MacBook Air for two years but gave up on it in favor of a Retina MacBook Pro with beefier SSD storage, and haven't...
Why did you dump your Nexus for an iPhone 6?

Why did you dump your Nexus for an iPhone 6?

A lot of our readers who switched from Android to iPhone didn't come from outdated Samsung phone but from the most updatable phone Google has to offer — the Nexus. When I recently asked why people dumped their Android phones for iPhones, that's what came up again and again. And it was a big...
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SIM card manufacturer Gemalto says its products are secure following NSA hack

Digital security vendor Gemalto has announced that its products are "secure" following a report last week stating that the NSA and its UK counterpart, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), hacked into the vendor's SIM cards. With a production run of over 2 billion SIM cards a year...
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Apple announces €1.7 billion plan to erect two new Europe-based data centers

Apple today announced the company will invest €1.7 billion ($1.9 billion) in two new European data centers, each powered by 100% renewable energy. The first of two will be located in County Galway, Ireland and the second will be constructed in Jutland, Denmark. The new capacity will power various...
Apple explores how iPad is making student films easier and better

Apple explores how iPad is making student films easier and better

Apple has released another video in their ongoing creative series — "Make a film with iPad". It features student directors from the Los Angeles County High School, including Juliet Chin, Miu Jun, and Chester Milton, as well as excerpts from Martin Scorsese's commencement speech to the NYU Tisch...
How to keep your Mac safe from adware like Genio and Installmac

How to keep your Mac safe from adware like Genio and Installmac

Sluggish page loading, redirected web searches, popups you can't explain? Your Mac may be infected with adware, says a retail Mac expert. I've had some choice things to say about "adware," software that redirects your web searches, and how to get rid of it. Annie Hayes (@abazoe on Twitter) is a...
BrydgeAir keyboard for iPad Air 2 review

BrydgeAir keyboard for iPad Air 2 review

The BrydgeAir keyboard case for iPad Air 2 boasts a full size, backlit keyboard, a built-in Bluetooth speaker system, and comes in high-end gold, silver, and space gray. But how does it perform? Compatible with both generations of the iPad Air, the BrydgeAir keyboard provides hinges with...
Our favorite headphones for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac

Our favorite headphones for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac

We often get asked what we're using, be it devices, apps, or accessories. Ever since Apple bought Beats, we've increasingly been asked what headphones we're using. Given that there are a number of secret headset shortcuts for controlling the iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Mac as well, that should come...
These iPhone 6 hybrid cases are on sale today for only $10.95

These iPhone 6 hybrid cases are on sale today for only $10.95

This case features a hard polycarbonate outer shell and a shock absorbent TPU underneath for double the protection against impacts. Best part is you'll be sporting this level of protection with a slim design! The back of the X Series Case has a glossy finish while the sides provide softer edging...
Secret headphone shortcuts: Twelve clicks to control your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Secret headphone shortcuts: Twelve clicks to control your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

The Apple EarPods that come with your iPhone or iPod touch can be used to control a wide range of features, including music, phone calls, and even Siri. So can any other set of headphones, from Beats to Bose — as long as they integrate the remote and mic hardware. The remote controls are great...
Amazon Echo review

Amazon Echo review

Everything has to be smarter these days. Connected to something. Connected to everything. And these days we have to talk to those things. Google brought us, well, Google Now. But excellent as it is, you're taking to a machine. Apple personified things with Siri. And now Amazon has Alexa in its...
How to use iCloud Drive: The ultimate guide

How to use iCloud Drive: The ultimate guide

iCloud Drive is Apple's online storage service — a place to keep all your files and access them from all your Apple devices, including your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. If you're new to iCloud Drive and not sure how to get started, you've come to the right place. Follow along and we'll walk you...

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