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Can the iPhone 6 Pass the Toilet Test?

Greg Schwem | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

So Mr. Cook, I'm sorry, but I will not be converting until you tell me the iPhone 6 is water-resistant, or until U2 confirms it in a song.

Wu-Tang's Inspectah Deck on Tech, Race and Politics

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

It's been a particularly abundant whirlwind several days as one thinks about recent events within pop culture as they intersect with tech.

Timothy Stenovec

Maybe You Should Hold Off On Buying That New iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

A colleague of mine already ordered Apple's new iPhone 6 Plus, but on Tuesday he tried unsuccessfully to cancel his purchase. The reason? He saw photo...

The Maker Faire New York

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Michael Nirenberg

The World Maker Faire New York is a lot to take in. I'm not sure I really saw all of it during the two days. There isn't a more natural location for the World Maker Faire New York than the New York Hall of Science.

Apple Pulls Buggy iOS 8 Update Just After Releasing It

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.24.2014 | Technology

Apple pulled back the latest update to its operating system on Wednesday -- just hours after it had released it -- due to a major bug in the system, a...

These Six Companies Broke The Rules Of Business...And Succeeded

Posted 09.24.2014 | Business

What do Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Thomas Jefferson have in common? They all veered from the traditional path. So did Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey...

A Fanboy's Account of the iPhone 6 Launch

Bobby Caruso | Posted 11.23.2014 | Technology
Bobby Caruso

Friday was the eighth time I've unboxed a new iPhone. It was also the fourth time I've stood in line with other equally deranged Apple fans, and waited patiently for the next big thing. It was the first time I was disappointed, and the first time I was frustrated.

If You Put An iPhone 6 In Your Pocket, It May Not Come Out The Same Shape

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 09.24.2014 | Technology

We know Apple wanted to bend to the wants and wishes of millions of customers with the super sleek iPhone 6 -- but we don't think they wanted the phon...

The Future of Getting Lost

Mark Fallows | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Fallows

As controllers of technology, individually and collectively, we must balance technological connection with disconnection, have the discipline to lose ourselves in our unconscious minds, and have the focus to listen to our souls.

A New Motor for the Motor City

Laura Hogikyan | Posted 11.23.2014 | Detroit
Laura Hogikyan

On Saturday, I rode with some co-workers in the Tour de Troit, a 30-mile loop around Detroit. The route begins in Roosevelt Park where the empty train station loomed large over the near 7,000 cyclists and beer tents at Corktown's edge.

Why "Ex-Musicians" U2 Are Marketing Geniuses

Ethan Fixell | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Ethan Fixell

So U2, which used to push the boundaries with deep, powerful lyrics, and dark, moody, sonic landscapes, puts out this very not good record. Easily their worst, in fact. And as a publicity stunt to "get it out to as many people as possible," they make the album available to everyone for free.

Google and Apple Aren't Letting Police Into Your Phone. What Does That Mean in the Fight Against Crime?

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 11.23.2014 | Crime
John Roman, Ph.D.

As technology evolves, the bigger questions are worth considering, because the day when media devices "go dark" and become completely inaccessible to law enforcement may be coming.

The Most Important Lesson Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Steve Jobs

Bernadette Jiwa | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Bernadette Jiwa

Jobs' real genius was that he had learned how to see and he operated with an understanding of and empathy for the people who would become future users of Apple products -- devices like the iPad that would 'make our heart sing.'

Apple Says It Sold Record 10 Million New iPhones

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold a record 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new, larger phone models went on sale in 10 countries on...

Sleepless on 5th Avenue - iPhone 6 Buyers Appear to Be Trafficked Low-Wage Workers from New York's Chinatown

Heather White | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics
Heather White

It was surprising that more than 90% of the people in line for the new iPhone in New York, wearing warm jackets and sitting in portable chairs, were Chinese. They weren't Chinese tourists or Chinese-Americans, but the workers you often see doing the lowest-wage jobs in Chinatown.

The Best Someecards Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Christine Dalton | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

Another week, another round of iPhone mania. The Apple gods released the magic that is iOS 8. (We can mute group messages now? Um, YES.) A lucky fe...

For The Love Of God, Don't Put Your iPhone In The Microwave

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology

There's a hoax going around the Internet instructing people to put their iPhone in a microwave in order to charge it. Let us be very clear here: Do...

Apple Is Sorry For 'Crapping On Your Doorstep'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.19.2014 | Comedy

If you feel that Apple giving you a free U2 album is equivalent to them coming to your house and taking a crap on your doorstep, Conan has the solutio...

5 Celebrity Uses for New iOS8 Features

Bobby Caruso | Posted 11.19.2014 | Celebrity
Bobby Caruso

While there's plenty of great updates and new features for us common folk, we've let the creative juices flow to figure out the real importance of this update: How can it make a celebrity's life easier? Well, it's time to take a peek.

Understanding Our iPhone Addiction Through Teach Marketing

Gil Laroya | Posted 11.19.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

It comes down to good old Teach Marketing -- "teach" your customers what they want, and then give them just what you taught them.

People Are Getting Weird And Crazy Over The New iPhone

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 09.19.2014 | Technology

These people know they could've pre-ordered the new iPhone online, right? About a week and a half after announcing two new iPhones -- the new, bigg...

McDonald's Feeds Apples to iPhone Buyers

BurgerBusiness | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
BurgerBusiness

McDonald's hopes everyone snaps up an iPhone 6 since it announced last week that it will accept Apple Pay -- the new mobile payment system that works with the new iPhone 6s and Apple Watch -- at all U.S. restaurants beginning next month.

What Apple's U2 Stunt Really Says About the Future of Music

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

The devaluation of music has also the devalued the listener. Maybe the problem with music isn't technology. Maybe it's us. Could it be that the music industry is sinking and fewer people are buying music -- not only because people don't want to pay for it, but because listening to music is now officially a lost art?

Apple Watch Tells Us That It Is Time to Get Serious About Jobs

Greg Autry | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Greg Autry

All things being equal, Apple and other nominally American companies would be more efficient if they kept production closer to design and weren't shuffling $billions between Irish shell corporations and Caribbean banks.

Here's What The iPhone 6 SHOULD Have Looked Like

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 09.18.2014 | Technology

Imagine you've just bought a shiny, new iPhone 6. You unwrap it, turn it on for the first time and notice -- Hey! Apple deleted the Apple Maps app and...