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Bendgate: 5 Things Apple Will Do Next

Markus Giesler | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Markus Giesler

There are at least two ways to revitalize a broken brand image: redesign the product or redesign people's expectations around the experience of consuming the brand. Guess which path Apple will choose!

Week to Week News Quiz for 9/26/14

John Zipperer | Posted 11.26.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Terrorists and Ebola dominated the news this week; find out how by taking our Week to Week news quiz. Here are some random but real hints: Blair wou...

The Cost of Convenience -- Is Apple Pay Evil?

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Jamil Bouchareb

Under the cloak of powerful buzzwords like "convenient" and "free", Apple both convinces us that Google's "Don't Be Evil" corporate motto applies to them, too, while spell-binding us into states of diminished privacy in licenses and rights we grant them.

3 Things You Should Keep Your iPhone 6 From

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

Let's take a look at some clips that people have uploaded to YouTube, showing us what we need to keep our iPhone 6 phones away from.

Apple Shows How iPhones Are Tested In Wake Of 'Bendgate'

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.26.2014 | Technology

Apple is taking extreme measures to try to convince people that its phones don't actually bend. The notoriously tight-lipped company allowed select...

9 Cases to Protect Your iPhone 6

Andrea Smith | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Whether you like the slim and sleek look or prefer more rugged support, take a look through the options and choose the case that's right for you.

iOS 8 Wants to Get to Know You Better

Adam Levin | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

The take-away, if there is one, is that while the iOS 8 upgrade represents a giant leap forward with regard to what you can do with your smartphone, it also expands your "attackable surface."

Apple Apologizes For Botched Software Update, Releases iOS 8.0.2

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

Just one day after a botched software update left some iPhone users without cellular service, Apple has released a new update to correct that and othe...

'Green News Report' - September 25, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'GNR' Special Climate Week Coverage continues: China's first-ever pledg...

Why I Bury My Cellphone In A Drawer At Night

Chris Deaver | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Deaver

Don't get me wrong: I don't hate technology. Quite the opposite, I've adopted and advocate the latest and greatest like most people, but I came to a realization recently that I had to detox. And I put together a list of reasons why.

Apple Stock Is Getting Slammed

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business

Apple shares are sinking under the weight of too many -gates. Apple's stock price was down 3 percent on Thursday morning. This is probably because ...

Apple Might Replace Your Bent iPhone At The Genius Bar

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

If you're one of the (likely very) few people who has bent their brand new iPhone, you could be in luck: Apple might replace it at the Genius Bar. ...

Guy Puts iPhone 6 Plus In A Blender, Destroys iPhone 6 Plus

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

There's been a lot of outrage this week over reports of the iPhone 6 Plus' apparent bendability. But here's the real question: what's its blendability...

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 | 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.