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  • newThe secret life of teen scooter outlaws
    Teenagers are flocking to electric scooter services like Bird and Lime, ignoring requirements that riders be age 18 or older Angelica watched nervously as the police officer questioned the boy. It was a humid Wednesday in Los Angeles, and even…
    - 15 mins ago 23 Sep 18, 4:00pm -
  • newSerial’s third season is a return to form
    There are a ton of podcasts out there, but finding the right one can be difficult. In our column Pod Hunters, we cover what we’ve been listening to that we can’t stop thinking about.The third season of Serial starts off with host Sarah Koe…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Sep 18, 3:00pm -
  • newNASA tech is in your everyday life — find out where with this interactive tool
    NASA technology is usually associated with the far reaches of space, but research from the government agency is surprisingly close at hand: hair dryers, water softeners, skin cream, landmine removal!NASA even has a cool interactive tool called…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 2:00pm -
  • newForward this or you’ll die in seven days: On the persistence of chain letters
    If you have an email inbox, you’ve probably received a message that promises money or luck if you share it and unspecified misfortune if you don’t. “Please do not throw this letter away until you have carefully considered what I am about…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • newComcast has outbid 21st Century Fox for Sky
    Comcast has won an auction to acquire UK telecommunications company Sky, bidding $38.8 billion to overtake Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox after a lengthy bidding war this summer. Comcast’s win paves the way for it to acquire Sky and its…
    - 21 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:41pm -

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  • newAfter Math: To infinity... and Taiwan!

    After Math: To infinity... and Taiwan!

    Apparently, this was the week to shoot for the Moon, in some ways more literally than others. SpaceX announced on Monday that it'd found its first Guinea Pi- I mean "paying customer" for a slingshot sightseeing trip around the far edge of la luna and…
    - 15 mins ago 23 Sep 18, 4:00pm -
  • newBragi sues OnePlus in Europe for using the word 'Dash'

    Bragi sues OnePlus in Europe for using the word 'Dash'

    Do you see much of a connection between smart earbuds and fast smartphone charging? No? Bragi would beg to differ. The audio company has sued OnePlus in the European Union for allegedly infringing on its trademark for the Dash. According to Bragi, On…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 2:33pm -
  • newAndroid at 10: Google's mobile OS has come a long way

    Android at 10: Google's mobile OS has come a long way

    The mobile world is celebrating a momentous anniversary today: Android is ten years old. The T-Mobile G1 (and Android 1.0) made its debut on September 23rd, 2008, launching both a new operating system and a new era. It didn't look like much in those.…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • newJapan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on target asteroid

    Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission lands on target asteroid

    After months of hovering around its target, Japan's Hayabusa 2 mission has made contact. Two of the host spacecraft's landers (ROVER-1A and 1B) have touched down on the surface of the asteroid 162173 Ryugu and have already been hopping around as the…
    - 6 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 10:32am -
  • newSennheiser is making spatial audio accessories for Magic Leap

    Sennheiser is making spatial audio accessories for Magic Leap

    Magic Leap has teamed up with audio giant Sennheiser to help it "explore and enhance [its] spatial audio accessory solutions." The secretive mixed reality-maker's first headset, the One Creator Edition, is equipped with onboard speakers for audio. Ho…
    - 9 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 7:43am -

macrumors

  • Hands-On With Apple's New 6.5-Inch iPhone XS Max

    Hands-On With Apple's New 6.5-Inch iPhone XS Max

    It's officially iPhone launch day, which means iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max models are in Apple retail stores and have been delivered to customers all around the world. The first pre-orders began arriving this morning in the United States and millions…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 9:16pm -
  • Apple Stores Experiencing 'Global' Issue With iPhone and Apple Watch Reservation Pickups

    Apple Stores Experiencing 'Global' Issue With iPhone and Apple Watch Reservation Pickups

    We're hearing from a number of readers over the past hour or so that Apple's retail stores are having problems completing in-store reservation pickups for the new iPhone and Apple Watch models. Multiple customers have been told there is a "global" is…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 8:42pm -
  • Hands-On With the New Apple Watch Series 4

    Hands-On With the New Apple Watch Series 4

    Apple today began shipping the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 out to customers today, and customers have been eagerly awaiting their shipments today to get their hands on Apple's newest devices.We picked up one of the new wris…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 8:30pm -
  • Apple Shares 'Guided Tour' of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR

    Apple Shares 'Guided Tour' of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR

    As it did for the iPhone X last year, Apple today shared a Guided Tour of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR on its YouTube channel, walking through some of the biggest features on the trio of devices.The five-minute video provides an…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 8:11pm -
  • MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rain Design mBar pro or mBar pro+ Portable Laptop Stand

    MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Rain Design mBar pro or mBar pro+ Portable Laptop Stand

    With several of our recent giveaways focusing on Apple's new iPhone models that are launching today in the US and several other countries, today's giveaway goes back to the Mac. Rain Design is kindly offering its portable aluminum stands for the MacB…
    - 2 days ago 21 Sep 18, 7:00pm -

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  • newThree features I want for iCloud Photos in iOS 13

    Three features I want for iCloud Photos in iOS 13

    I’ve written a lot about iCloud Photos at 9to5Mac. I think about managing my photo library more than I’d care to admit. I’m always thinking about additional back up measures I can put into place, or ways Apple could improve the service (be sur…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • newTop 20+ iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max features [Video]

    Top 20+ iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max features [Video]

    Yesterday marked the official launch day of the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, an upgrade over last year’s groundbreaking iPhone X release. Although iPhone XS is an ‘S’ model year upgrade, which generally means more refinements than radical new…
    - 20 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 7:55pm -
  • newNew video tests Apple Watch Series 4 fall detection with varying results

    New video tests Apple Watch Series 4 fall detection with varying results

    One of the Apple Watch Series 4 features Apple touted on stage last week was fall detection. With this featured enabled, the Apple Watch can detect when you’ve fallen and offer to call emergency services.A new video takes a (less-than-scientific)…
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 5:19pm -
  • newDo iPhone X cases fit the iPhone XS?

    Do iPhone X cases fit the iPhone XS?

    The iPhone X and iPhone XS carry a lot of similarities in terms of design, but as always, one of the biggest questions is whether or not cases for the iPhone X will fit this year’s model.Read on to find out… more…The post Do iPhone X cases…
    - 23 hours ago 22 Sep 18, 5:00pm -
  • This week’s top stories: iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 release, new iPad & AirPower hints, more

    This week’s top stories: iPhone XS & Apple Watch Series 4 release, new iPad & AirPower hints, more

    In this week’s top stories: The iPhone XS and Apple Watch Series 4 arrive, iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 are released to the public, hope for AirPower continues, and more. Read on for all of this week’s top stories. more…The post This week…
    - 1 day ago 22 Sep 18, 4:01pm -

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