Multiple Simply Mac Stores Shutting Down Across the U.S.

Multiple Simply Mac Stores Shutting Down Across the U.S. Simply Mac, a well-known Apple Authorized Reseller and Service Provider owned by GameStop, is shutting down a number of its brick and mortar stores across the United States. Locations in North Carolina, North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Utah, Idaho, Maryland, South Dakota, and more, are […]

Apple Officially Ends iPod Nano Replacement Program, but Still Honoring Requests

Apple Officially Ends iPod Nano Replacement Program, but Still Honoring Requests Apple recently removed its first-generation iPod nano replacement program from its support website, over five years after it started. MacRumors contacted a few Apple Authorized Service Providers that confirmed the program has indeed ended, and we were advised to contact Apple directly. Apple’s support […]

Apple and Amazon End Audiobook Exclusivity Deal Amid Growing Concerns of a Monopoly

Apple and Amazon End Audiobook Exclusivity Deal Amid Growing Concerns of a Monopoly Apple and Amazon have agreed to cease all exclusivity obligations previously put in place between the two companies regarding the supply and distribution of audiobooks through iTunes and Audible (via Reuters). The partnership between the two companies previously incited a complaint from […]

New iPads Might Not Launch Until Sometime in the Second Half of 2017

New iPads Might Not Launch Until Sometime in the Second Half of 2017 Apple’s new line of iPad models might not launch “until the second half of 2017,” according to sources in the upstream supply chain speaking with DigiTimes. The new 9.7-inch iPad is predicted to enter mass production sometime in Q1 2017, while the […]

ProtonMail Launches Tor Onion Site to Evade State Censorship

ProtonMail Launches Tor Onion Site to Evade State Censorship Encrypted email provider ProtonMail has launched its own onion address, allowing users to access the service over the Tor anonymizing network (via TechCrunch). The Swiss-based email account provider, which has more than 2 million users, said the measure was aimed at defending against state-sponsored censorship, and […]

'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' Finally Comes to iOS Devices

'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' Finally Comes to iOS Devices Popular roguelike shooter The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is finally available on iOS devices. The highly-anticipated game was originally supposed to come out in early 2016, but its dark themes caused it to be rejected by Apple. Based on a Flash game first released in […]

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 21 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 21 With Bug Fixes and Feature Improvements Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari Technology Preview release […]

What the Hell Is HDR?

What the Hell Is HDR? If you followed the news out of CES closely you probably heard the word HDR tossed around a lot. This coming year we’ll see TVs for under $500 with the feature, and fancy monitors for nearly $1000. But what does HDR even mean? Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: What the […]

AirPods Have Captured One-Fourth of Wireless Headphone Spending Since Launching

AirPods Have Captured One-Fourth of Wireless Headphone Spending Since Launching The wireless headphone market has steadily grown over the past year, new data from research firm Slice Intelligence suggests. In the U.S. last month, an estimated 75% of revenue from headphones sold online came from wireless models, up from 50% in December 2015, according to […]

This Guy Gifted Trump a Golden Shower Years Ago

This Guy Gifted Trump a Golden Shower Years Ago If the highly-suspect 35-page document published yesterday by Buzzfeed is to be believed, President-elect Trump has paid to be pissed on by Russian prostitutes. Dino Rachiele is not a prostitute, but he did give Trump a golden shower—and he’s proud of it. Read more… Source: Gizmodo […]

Astropad Studio Launches on iPad With 'Pro-Level Drawing Tools' for $65/Year

Astropad Studio Launches on iPad With 'Pro-Level Drawing Tools' for /Year Second-screen iPad app Astropad has today launched a new premium version of its drawing suite called “Astropad Studio” that’s been built exclusively for the iPad Pro (via TechCrunch). The new service offers users a number of advantages over the basic app — including 40 […]

Saturn’s ‘Death Star’ Moon Looks Spooky as Hell in New Cassini Photo

Saturn’s ‘Death Star’ Moon Looks Spooky as Hell in New Cassini Photo This is easily one of the best pictures ever captured of Mimas, revealing intricate surface features and shadows cast across its iconic impact crater. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Saturn’s ‘Death Star’ Moon Looks Spooky as Hell in New Cassini Photo

Woody Harrelson Has Officially Joined the Han Solo Film

Woody Harrelson Has Officially Joined the Han Solo Film StarWars.com has just confirmed a report from earlier this month. Woody Harrelson is joining the Star Wars universe with a role in the 2018 Han Solo film. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: Woody Harrelson Has Officially Joined the Han Solo Film

The Racing Driver Who Cut Off Her Breasts And Aided The Nazis, Explained

The Racing Driver Who Cut Off Her Breasts And Aided The Nazis, Explained A while back, I wrote about the very conflicting story of Violette Morris, a cyclecar racer in the 1920s who was so insanely hardcore she had her breasts removed so she could fit into her cramped race cars better. She’s a fascinating […]

This Unbreakable Racing Drone Is Perfect For Terrible Pilots

This Unbreakable Racing Drone Is Perfect For Terrible Pilots There’s a reason nature uses eggs to protect offspring who develop outside their mothers. Domes are inherently strong and durable, so it also makes sense to build a drone with a similarly bulbous shape to help it survive crashes, collisions, and other accidents when an amateur […]

4Chan Claim About Inventing Trump Pissgate Report Is Complete Bullshit

4Chan Claim About Inventing Trump Pissgate Report Is Complete Bullshit Yesterday evening Buzzfeed published an incendiary document alluded to in an earlier CNN scoop. The 35-page report, supposedly written by an ex-intelligence agent, alleged among other things, that President-elect Trump had hired “a number of prostitutes to perform a ‘golden showers’ (urination) show in front […]

iPhone Captured 31% of Smartphone Sales in the U.S. Ahead of Holiday Season

iPhone Captured 31% of Smartphone Sales in the U.S. Ahead of Holiday Season The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the “three most popular smartphones” in the United States in the three month period ending November 2016, when users were purchasing early holiday gifts for friends and family members. According to new […]

NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket Just Hit a Critical Milestone

NASA’s Most Powerful Rocket Just Hit a Critical Milestone Late next year, NASA is hoping to launch its Space Launch System—a powerful next generation rocket capable of exerting two million pounds of thrust. NASA engineers have now completed construction of a stand sturdy enough to test its enormous fuel tank. It’s an important milestone, and another […]

Skippable Ads Coming to Instagram Stories

Skippable Ads Coming to Instagram Stories Instagram today announced that more than 150 million people now use its Snapchat-like Stories feature on a daily basis, and now the company is looking to monetize that user base with the introduction of full-screen ads. Just like Snapchat, Instagram will sometimes add a 5-second photo or 15-second video […]

Apple Teams Up With Security Firm to Bolster Encryption Across Its CareKit Medical Platform

Apple Teams Up With Security Firm to Bolster Encryption Across Its CareKit Medical Platform Apple has partnered with security firm Tresorit so that developers using Apple’s CareKit platform will have access to increased privacy options (via Mashable). Tresorit’s security technology, ZeroKit, will bring user authentication to patients and healthcare workers, while its end-to-end encryption smarts […]