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This week, we reviewed Apple's new large-screened iPhones, investigated Microsoft's investment in Minecraft, whipped up some magical butter, learned about Google's new budget handset initiative called Android One and more. Read on for Engadget's news......
From: Engadget | By: Andy Bowen | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Another year, another small iPhone update touted as "revolutionary" and "life-changing." Pssshhh. 4chan knows better than that. Time to "cook" up another scheme to reel in another "wave" of gullible iPhone users.
From: FAIL Blog | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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After months of waiting, we finally have Apple iPhone 6 (and its big brother, the iPhone 6 Plus). It’s the 7th or 8th edition of the iPhone (depending on how you count the 5C) and with each passing year, the “phone” designation appears less and...
From: Mashable | By: Lance Ulanoff | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Despite what popular diets say, carbs are not the enemy. But if you're on a weight-loss mission, a diet that's heavy in calorie-dense carbs is not going to support these goals. Luckily, many experts agree: you can have your carbs - and eat them, too!...
From: FitSugar | By: Lizzie-Fuhr | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Apple may have waited longer to launch its own mobile payments party. But it may have given everyone it invited a better reason to attend....
From: VentureBeat | By: Ruth Reader | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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In the courtroom, Apple and Samsung like to accuse the over of being a copycat. Neither could make that claim when it comes to digital advertising tactics.This week, as both device makers rolled out spots on YouTube for their latest flagship smartphones,...
From: Ad Age | By: Mark Bergen | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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McDonald's representatives were up before dawn  to provide apple pies and apple slices  to early iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus adopters lined up at Apple stores in Chicago and New York.  The chain has a vested interest in the iPhone 6's success –...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Many iPhone users wait in line just to get their hands on the latest release, iPhone 6, but the story is different for Darius Wlodarski, a man from Bristol who is hoping that the new model will save his marriage. Wlodarski is heartbroken after splitting...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Bingo Ventura | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Ever since Anki Drive -- a toy car racing system powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning -- made a big splash at Apple's WWDC 2013 keynote, it's been iOS-only. That ends next month, however, as Anki Drive is finally coming to Android......
From: Engadget | By: Nicole Lee | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The gradual banishment of Google Search from Apple products increased with the recent release of iOS 8. Apple’s latest upgrade to their software makes it no longer possible to get Google results by using your iPhone’s Spotlight. Instead, Apple’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Corey Blake | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Cravings—such a dirty word when you’re trying to lose weight or keep it off. No matter what your “I-want-it-now” food is—pizza, burgers, ice cream, cupcakes—you probably wrestle with what you want to do (eat it now!) with what you “should”...
From: Time | By: Rebecca Elliott | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Apple began selling its newest iPhones in stores, and the appeal of bigger screens attracted longtime devotees of the smartphone—as well as people seeking to profit by reselling it....
From: Wall Street Journal | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Amid all the fresh interest in Apple’s iCloud cloud-storage option following the company’s rollout of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Microsoft doesn’t want you to forget about its cloud-storage service, OneDrive. Late yesterday the company announced...
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Pundits run with the standard playbook.
From: Macalope | By: The Macalope | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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In this week's podcast, Farhad Manjoo and I talk about Microsoft buying Minecraft, Yahoo's windfall from the Alibaba IPO, and which iPhone 6 is the best. Manjoo is a tech columnist at the New York Times, and I am editor of Business Insider's tech section....
From: Business Insider | By: Jay Yarow | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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When Apple announced the iPad in 2010, some people mocked it, some couldn’t understand why anyone would need it, and many Apple fans ran to the stores to stand in line for it (much like they did today for the new iPhone). But it also opened up new...
From: VentureBeat | By: Kia Kokalitcheva | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Apple's iPhone 6 still showing strong initial usage and some 6 Plus lead-times have shortened.
From: Forbes | By: Chuck Jones | Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.
From: NPR | By: Melissa Block | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Amid all the iOS 8, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus excitement, Microsoft wants to remind the world that OneDrive is still a thing. Through the end of September, Microsoft is offering new OneDrive users 30GB of free OneDrive space. That's up from the 15GB...
From: Mashable | By: Christina Warren | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Retired NBA star Rex Chapman has been arrested and accused of stealing $14,000 worth of Apple products from a Scottsdale, Arizona Apple store. Chapman, whose professional career began in 1988 with the Charlotte Hornets and was followed by stints with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sean Kelly | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Apple's new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, have the largest screens Apple has ever put on a phone. The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch screen. The iPhone 6 Plus has a 5.5-inch screen. Both feel enormous compared to the tiny 4-inch screen on the iPhone...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Need to replace my laptop at short notice. Should I blow my bank account and get a MacBook Air, or pick up a Chromebook (or the like) as a stopgap measure while continuing to save up for the Pro I really want?After yet another Saturday morning spent...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Sara C. | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Potential good news for Apple: A new report from Piper Jaffray's senior analyst Gene Munster on Saturday suggests more people lined up for the iPhone 6 Plus on launch day than expected, and customers opted to spend more for the higher storage options,...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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On Friday in Palo Alto, Calif., people waited in line for the new release of...
From: NESN | By: Andre Khatchaturian | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Teardown.com took apart Apple's iPhone 6. Here's what they found inside. Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On FacebookJoin the conversation about this story »...
From: Business Insider | By: Matthew Stuart | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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This is a boring post that will do nothing to enhance your understanding of the world or the amount of joy you experience in it. So, a typical tee shot from your correspondent. It’s a little bit remarkable from this end, however. I’m writing and...
From: Andy Ihnatko | By: Ihnatko | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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From: Techi | By: Sal McCloskey | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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It's that time of year when the leaves start to change, the weather gets a little cooler and the smell of fall is in the air. It's also time for The Pilot's fall Bazaar Guide. Here's a compilation of events to help with weekend planning and holiday shopping....
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Friday, September 19, 2014
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By now, you have likely seen the video of the poor man in Perth, Western Australia, who was among the first in the world to get his hands on an iPhone 6 and dropped it on live television for the world to see. iPhone lines such as the one he undoubtedly...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ryan Saylor | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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It's safe to say that Steve Jobs was off the mark when he declared that no one would buy big smartphones -- they've become popular enough that Apple itself is now making large iPhones. But how did these supersized devices escape their niche status to......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Apple's new Ios privacy policy makes some bold promises about their technology's wiretap-resistance, saying that even if Apple wanted to snoop on your messages, they couldn't, but as EFF co-founder John Gilmore points out, Apple's asking you to take...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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A short film suggests many of the first people lined up to buy new iPhone 6 units weren't buying for themselves...
From: Time | By: Sam Frizell | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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I stood in line on Friday to buy the new iPhone 6. And so far, I'm very happy with that decision. As expected, the phone is super light, super thin, and super gorgeous. The display is a real thing of beauty — but it doesn't get its "Retina HD" name...
From: Business Insider | By: Dave Smith | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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 Last week, in the fevered cauldron of iPhone 6/6+ reviews, iOS 8 rolling out and shiny new iPhone hardware going on sale it was easy to miss the glitch in Apple’s oh-so-choreographed release matrix: a bug in its new HealthKit develop tool. Read More...
From: TechCrunch | By: Natasha Lomas | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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a NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft just sank $2.5 billion into the Swedish company Mojang to get its hands on the video game Minecraft, its servers and the merchandising that goes along with it, but it's not just playing games. When the deal was announced...
From: TheStreet | By: Jason Notte | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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By Esekla:As this article is published, customers are trying out their new iPhones from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) for the very first time. A record 4 million first-day pre-orders have been reported for the new phones, double the number for the iPhone 5. Like...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Esekla | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Hunt Valley company works to see through shroud of Apple secrecyAs David Schweitzer, quality manager for Ventev Mobile, picked up four iPhone 6-laden packages in the mail room at the company's Hunt Valley office and walked to his desk on the second floor,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: By Arthur Hirsch , | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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"At best, the lines for iPhones are undignified. This film by @CaseyNeistat shows they can be sad & creepy, too." SLYT via @ihnatko....
From: MetaFilter | By: eugenen | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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This week, people camped outside Apple stores for days anticipating the iPhone 6. But those line-waiters weren't all frenzied Apple fans high on the joy of a new smartphone: As filmmaker Casey Neistat portrays it, many of the line-sitters were buying...
From: Gizmodo | By: Robert Sorokanich | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Jonathan Mosen, who has been blind since birth, spent his evening snapping photos of packages in the mail, his son’s school report and labels on bottles in the fridge. In seconds, he was listening to audio of the printed words the camera captured,...
From: Las Vegas Review-Journal | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Apple has done it again. Crowds lined up at Apple stores across the world to wait for their new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which officially launched on Friday. But what if you have an older model and are looking to trade it in? Is it...
From: TheStreet | By: Laurie Kulikowski | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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“When you trust, everything is simple. When you don’t trust, things get complicated.” Jack Ma Alibaba is here. Much like a pregnancy, the IPO involved years of planning, months of gestating, and, finally, weeks of mounting hype. The NYSE midwifed...
From: Pando Daily | By: Kevin Kelleher | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Though you may not have much time.
From: Read Write Web | By: Selena Larson | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Proof that Apple has come a long way
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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iOS 8 launched this week, and with it came a slew of improvements and new features. Before you get to playing around with it for yourself, here are a few guides to basic new features , the new Messages functions , hidden features , keyboards , and everything...
From: Lifehacker | By: Thorin Klosowski | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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AppleCare repair and replacement costs are out: Under Apple's protection plan, new screen comes in at $109 for the iPhone 6, $129 for the 6 Plus; out-of-warranty battery replacement is $79; and broken phone replacement runs $299 for the 6, $329 for the...
From: Gizmodo | By: Robert Sorokanich | Saturday, September 20, 2014
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