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iOS 7 “Today” Feature Takes Direct Aim at Google Now

It could be argued that Apple’s latest WWDC consisted entirely of answering criticism and competition. That is not necessarily a bad thing, just signals that Apple is listening and is not going to let many things get past them. That was definitely evident with the introduction of the “Today” tab that can be accessed in the notification [...]

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The Best Of The Suggested iOS 7 Icon Redesigns

There is a saying that goes “not everyone with a camera is a photographer”. I feel like that can be expanded to “everyone with Photoshop is not a graphic designer”. Still, that hasn’t stopped dozens of design jockeys from taking a stab at designing their own versions of Apple’s controversial app icons to see if [...]

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These iOS 7 Features Were Not Mentioned In The WWDC Keynote

There is only so much you can say in 2+ hours. That was the case at Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference keynote on Monday as the technology company highlighted the many changes and upgrades to their mobile OS, iOS 7 along with other Mac software and hardware announcements. What was left out though? What [...]

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Why Did Apple Call It Mavericks?

While iOS 7 got most of the attention at Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference this week, some TLC should be given to its desktop cousin, the Mac operating system, which got some significant upgrades as well. Most notably is the new name of the latest version of the OS itself. In the past, Apple has [...]

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The New Mac Pro: A New Direction In Design

Among the many announcements at Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference, one that stood out was the upgrade of Apple’s ‘long in the tooth’ product, the Mac Pro. Known as a work horse in the graphics, video, and animation world, this model has not been updated aesthetically, since, well, ever. In fact, it was basically a [...]

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There’s A $30 Per Month, Unlimited Web And Text Plan On T-Mobile

These days, mobile phone plans are looking more like cable packages: overpriced and forced to buy pieces you don’t want or need. 1000 mandatory phone minutes anyone? If this rings true for you, you may be interested to see what plan CNET unearthed from T-Mobile recently. The plan boasts 5GB of 4G data, unlimited texts [...]

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Here’s How Mercedes Is Using QR Codes To Help First Responders

When it comes to rescue responses at car crashes, time is of the essence. Mercedes-Benz is looking to take those pesky black and white QR codes and turn them into timesavers for emergency personnel responding to a crash. Many times, first responders need confirmation of where to cut into a car to rescue its trapped [...]

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Google Can Predict Box Office Success With 94% Accuracy

Whether you mean to, or not, you’re Doritos stained fingers currently on the keyboard have the potential to help predict the future…of box-office successes. Let’s say, for example, that you were wondering when that new Lone Ranger movie will be coming out, featuring Johnny Depp as the beloved Captain Jack Sparrow Tonto. You search Google for [...]

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Apple WWDC Keynote Date Confirmed: Are You Ready?

Ah, it comes but once a year. No, I’m not talking about Christmas, but for some Apple fans, it might as well be. The event in question is Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference, but more specifically, the keynote that kicks it all off. The date of the keynote has been confirmed as Monday, June [...]

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Bondsy: A Way For Friends To Trade Things You Can’t Put A Price On

Allow me to indulge in a personal story. A couple of years ago, I did an internship as an art director at Ogilvy (ad agency) in New York City. One of the highlights of such an opportunity is to meet, or at least observe, some of the most fascinating and creative people in the industry. [...]

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