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  • Apple Settles Court Case With Battery Maker A123 Systems

    Apple Settles Court Case With Battery Maker A123 Systems

    Apple has settled a court case with A123 Systems (via BBC), a battery company based in Massachusetts from which Apple hired some senior employees. A123 had filed a claim accusing Apple of poaching its engineers, particularly those leading key projects at the battery firm. The basis of the suit was that A123 claimed Apple was hiring the employees in order to build its own “large-scale… Read More

  • Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option

    Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option

    Apple’s next iPhone (likely the ‘iPhone 6s’ if it keeps with recent naming conventions) could come in a luxury rose gold finish, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider). The analyst, who has a good track record of calling Apple product plans ahead of their official announcement, shared info about the rose gold option in a research note today, and… Read More

  • Why Games Journalism Should Update Its Thinking

    Why Games Journalism Should Update Its Thinking

    Gaming’s media is increasingly under strain from too much coverage of the same subject matter. And yet the biggest single market for games – mobile – remains very poorly covered. Isn’t it time for games journalists and outlets to update their thinking? Read More

  • Who The Smartphone Revolution Left Behind Crunch Network

    Who The Smartphone Revolution Left Behind

    How many of us have been tempted to chuck our smartphones into the ocean while on vacation to stop the incessant buzzing of incoming emails and texts from interrupting what is supposed to be down time? While many of us have become increasingly desperate to unplug – there’s even a growing industry of “digital detox” vacation spots – in our love-hate relationship… Read More

  • Apple Details Its ‘Made For Apple Watch’ Third-Party Band Program

    Apple Details Its ‘Made For Apple Watch’ Third-Party Band Program

    If you were hoping to build a third-party band for Apple Watch, then you now have some resources about the official way to make that happen. Apple posted details about its ‘Made for Apple Watch’ program on its website this week, revealing technical specifications related to how to build lugs that meet its standards, as well as providing info about how it will supply lugs itself… Read More

  • Slideshow: The Cinder Sensing Cooker Won’t Burn Your Food To A Crisp

    Slideshow: The Cinder Sensing Cooker Won’t Burn Your Food To A Crisp

    I’m a lucky lad. Every so often the creators of a really cool, really revolutionary cooking devices come to my house and make me food and this time it was Cinder. Think of Cinder as a George Foreman Grill that went to MIT. Designed to cook everything perfectly, the system can cook, sear, and grill automatically, allowing you to place food in the machine and have it cooked to perfection… Read More

  • Moscase Is Like Batman’s Utility Belt For Your iPhone

    Moscase Is Like Batman’s Utility Belt For Your iPhone

    The average phone case is basically a piece of plastic that protects your device when you drop it. But what if you could add modular features to your iPhone like a heart rate monitor, a grappling hook, or a backup battery? Now you can. Moscase comes to use from Hungary and is being crowdfunded to the tune of $150,000. The case protects your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus and has a removable back. You… Read More

  • Apple Patents A System To Broadcast Your Availability For Calls

    Apple Patents A System To Broadcast Your Availability For Calls

    Apple has a new patent, granted today by the USPTO (via AppleInsider), that would use contextual information including your current time zone, ringer silence status, battery life, location and cell network strength to automatically determine whether you’re available for a call and display that information to friends. The new Apple patent details a system that would use all relevant… Read More

  • Apple Watch Retail Store Hands-On

    What It’s Like To Try Out The Apple Watch In-Store

    Apple began offering previews of the Apple Watch at its stores this morning, and we had a chance to show up early and get a run-through of the demo process before doors opened to customers looking to make an appointment. Read More