apple
Apple’s Lost Co-Founder: Steve Jobs Founded Apple With Some Apprehension

It’s been 40 years since Apple was founded, and by now, the story is a Silicon Valley legend: Two friends, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, built a multi-billion dollar empire right out of their parent’s garage. But what most people don’t know was that there was actually a third person critical to Apple’s origin. Read More >>

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What Happens When You Melt a PS3

As a console gamer, I’m constantly in a struggle to figure out what to do with my old busted systems. Credit at CEX? A quick online sale? No, I like this YouTube channel’s way of thinking: just melt the bastard. Read More >>

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Adblock Plus is Now Going to Sell Ads

Adblock Plus, one of the web’s most popular ad-blocking services, will soon begin selling its own ads — and taking a little bit of the cut as well. Seems counterintuitive, huh? Read More >>

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Samsung is Limiting Note 7 Batteries to 60% to Avoid More Explosions

As of September 20, Samsung will issue an update to South Korean Note 7 users that will seriously hamstring their batteries, according to the AP. With this update, remaining, non-recalled Note 7s will only be able to charge to 60 per cent capacity, a move that will help save those recall holdouts from explosive consequences. Read More >>

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Apple Watch Series 2 Revealed: Everything You Need to Know

The Apple Watch was destined for disappointment when it launched in 2015. Many prophesied that it’d usher in a golden age of wearables, much like the iPhone did for smartphones. But that didn’t really happen. Maybe the Apple Watch Series 2 can change the narrative. Read More >>

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How to Add a Button to Netflix That Serves Up Random Videos

We’ve all been there. Endlessly searching, and searching, and searching for something to watch on Netflix. Ugh, do I really want to watch Stranger Things a third time? Read More >>

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HP Put a PC Into a 360-Degree Speaker

The days of the traditional box-y desktop are numbered. Apple’s Mac Pro and Cyberpower’s Fang Trinity proved that desktops could come in strange shapes. Now HP is grabbing a piece of the new funky shaped pie with the HP Pavilion Wave and Elite Slice. Read More >>

reviews
Make Any Bike Electric With This Add-On Wheel

Sometimes I feel like my entire life is spent commuting — by train, taxi, or on foot. But biking is by far my favourite way to get around in NYC, except for those minutes I spend huffing over the Manhattan bridge. That’s where Evelo’s Omni Wheel comes in. The after-market add-on can transform most bikes into an electric-powered commute machine. And it works — for the most part. Read More >>

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This Year’s Best Photo App Just Got Even Better

Let’s just say it: Prisma is the best photo app in recent memory. Now, it’s getting even better with offline support, so you can add artistic photo filters whenever and wherever you want. Read More >>

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A Superstitious Fisherman Kept This £75 Million Pearl Under His Bed

According to city government officials in Puerto Princesa City, Philippines, a local fisher just dropped off this monster of a pearl to a local tourism office. If legit, it would far surpass the current Guinness record holder, the Pearl of Lao Tzu, at a comparatively measly 6.3 kg, which also came from the Philippines. Read More >>

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Take One Last Tour of Tekserve, New York’s ‘Original Apple Store’

Tekserve has been in New York City, on 23rd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue, for nearly thirty years. Today was its last. This morning, Tekserve began a live auction selling off everything in its inventory, including the private collection of its co-founder, Dick Demenus. Read More >>

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Iraq Wants to Hunt Down ISIS With This Killer Robotic

Military robots are nothing new—whether in reality or pop culture nightmare scenarios. But the Bagdhad Post reports that a new bot could be the first to fire its weapon on Iraqi soil. It’s called alrobot—Arabic for “robot”—and it’s a deadly machine. Read More >>

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Netgear’s New Mesh Router Promises Blistering Speeds

Routers are going through a design renaissance of sorts, and Netgear is a microcosm of that change. Take, for instance, the company’s popular Nighthawk router—black, angular, full of antennas. It’s everything the Netgear’s newest router isn’t. Called Orbi, this router embraces the well-design future of your home’s internet brain, explored the last few years by Google’s OnHub and smaller startups like Eero and Luma. Read More >>

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Windows Update Breaks Millions of Cameras and People Are Pissed Off

Microsoft’s first big Anniversary Update for Windows 10 went live earlier this month. With it came improved pen performance, new Cortana features, and an all around better Windows. Two weeks later, it’s become clear that the Anniversary update has some big problems. First, some users were plagued with a system-wide freeze after logging into Windows, and now Paul Thurrott reports that the OS is killing certain webcams. Read More >>

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Flying Humpback Whale Nearly Crushes Kayakers

Humpback whales, those 36,000 kilo giants of the sea, might be the living embodiment nature’s majesty, but when one gets close enough to crush you, it’s like you’re in the middle of some Godzilla monster flick. Read More >>