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Category Archives: iPod

Github wants to make it easy to discover fun projects to hack on

The best way to improve as a developer is to read other people’s code, and to work on projects with other developers. Github, as the epicentre of social coding, is arguably the best place to do that, and today the company announced two new discoverability features that will allow developers to unearth interesting new projects. The Github dashboard now shows a ... Read More »

Machine-learning earthquake prediction in lab shows promise

By listening to the acoustic signal emitted by a laboratory-created earthquake, a computer science approach using machine learning can predict the time remaining before the fault fails. “At any given instant, the noise coming from the lab fault zone provides quantitative information on when the fault will slip,” said Paul Johnson, a Los Alamos National Laboratory fellow and lead investigator ... Read More »

Mario Kart VR will probably make you vomit, but damn it looks incredible

Ever since mainstream virtual reality became an established and semi-affordable thing, I’ve had one recurring thought: Mario Kart VR would almost definitely make me vomit with the force of a powerful wave, but my word would I play it anyway. Well, it now officially exists, and after watching a brief trailer roughly 27 times, here’s my take: Mario Kart VR would almost ... Read More »

Amazon to refund parents over kids’ in-app purchases, says FTC

Parents with children who ran up bills, sometimes huge, through in-app purchases stand to get some or all of that money back. Amazon could have to hand out more than $70 million in refunds to affected consumers, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. On Tuesday, the FTC and Amazon agreed to end their legal battle over whether the U.S. ... Read More »

Mozilla scraps Firefox’s ‘Aurora’ dev track

Mozilla today announced it would drop one of Firefox’s preview tracks that have let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment. Companies running Firefox, and testing the browser using the “Aurora” track, will be automatically migrated to the “Beta” channel today. “It became clear that Aurora was not meeting our expectations as a first stabilization channel,” wrote ... Read More »

New B&O Play wireless headphones have all the style and sound you expect, but for less money

The latest pair of Bluetooth headphones to come from Scandinavian design and audio experts B&O Play is the H4, and unlike the company’s many other products, won’t require quite the same sharp intake of breath when you hear the price. The H4’s slot in just below the B&O Play H7 headphones, retaining many of the cool design signature touches, and ... Read More »

9 watchOS 3 features set to revolutionise your Apple Watch, from multitasking to life-saving skills

Apple Watch fitness is about to get competitive. It’s been well over a year since the Apple Watch first launched – yes, already – and now it’s getting a serious upgrade. And no, we’re not just talking about the recently unveiled Apple Watch 2. If you’ve already splashed out on Apple’s debut wearable, it’s about to add a host of new features, yippie. ... Read More »

Copy and paste edits on multiple photos with Lightroom on iOS

If you’re paying for a Creative Cloud subscription, Adobe’s Lightroom mobile comes in handy for make somephoto edits on the go. In order to speed up that creative process a bit, the latest iOS update delivers the ability to copy edits from one photo and past them on another. So when you have a collection of images from a hike that all need the ... Read More »

iOS 9 reportedly focuses on under-the-hood upgrades

If you feel that Apple is upgrading iOS a little too quickly, you’re not alone — there areconcerns (if sometimes overstated) that it’s focusing too much on interface revampsand extensions over making things work well. There may be relief in sight, however. Sources for the historically reliable 9to5Mac claim that iOS 9 will have a “huge” emphasis on behind-the-scenes fixes and performance optimizations. That’s not to say there won’t ... Read More »

Apple cracks down on accessory makers to discourage leaks

Follow the Apple rumor cycle and you’ll notice that accessory makers play animportant role in leaks — some of them “borrow” factory blueprints to produce cases and other add-ons for iPhones and iPads that are still weeks away from launch. Well, the crew at 1 Infinite Loop is apparently fed up with these companies spoiling the surprise. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that Apple made key accessory ... Read More »

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