Apple Reduces Screen Size in Apple Watch Video to Match Website

7 hours, 33 minutes ago · · News

Less is More?

Apple republished the Apple Watch video to YouTube with a couple of changes. The first is that the screen size in the renderings of the device is smaller in the new video—that makes the video match the way the device has looked all along on its website. The second change noticed so far is that the Glance screenshot has been altered.

Samsung Calls Galaxy Note 4 Screen Gap a Feature, not a Flaw

7:17 PM, Sep. 30th, 2014 · · News

What do you get when your brand new tablet phone has a noticeable gap between the display and body? In the case of Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, you get a feature and not a flaw, and it's a feature that's going to grow over time.

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Apple gets hammered by the media over a few customers complaining about bent iPhones. Samsung ships a smartphone with a screen that doesn't fit flush against the device's body: crickets.

4 Cool iOS 8 Photo Extension Apps

11:54 AM, Sep. 30th, 2014 · · News

iOS 8 opened the door for developers to share features with other apps and one place that really shines is Photos. Developers are updating their apps to take advantage of iOS 8's new Extensions feature, and we put together a list of some of our early favorites for working with your photos.

EU Ready to Detail Apple Ireland Tax Investigation, not Impose Fines

9:33 AM, Sep. 30th, 2014 · · News

An ongoing European Union investigation into Ireland's tax deal with Apple is about to become a little clearer because documents detailing exactly what the European Commission is looking into are about to be released. The Commission has been questioning the amount Apple pays in taxes in Ireland but until now hasn't clarified specifically what it is investigating.

Facebook Launches Atlas Ad Network to Sell You Elsewhere

7:32 PM, Sep. 29th, 2014 · · News

Money

Facebook announced Atlas Solutions on Monday, an online advertising network that will allow Facebook to profit from your user data in places other than Facebook. With Atlas, Facebook will deliver targeted ads to third party sites and mobile apps, just like Google.