• How Facetune and Enlight became top photo apps

    Jerusalem-based Lightricks knows what it takes to stand out amongst the thousands of photo apps. They’ve done it twice — with Enlight and also Facetune, which is currently the top photo app in the U.S. according to App Annie. We caught up with CEO Zeev Farbman for a video interview when we were in Israel. He showed us some tricks to using the Lightricks photo apps and explained why… Read More

  • Apple R&D spending is up as the company looks to new products

    Apple R&D spending is up as the company looks to new products

    The big takeaway from today’s Apple earnings call: The company is investing in the future. While it’s true that revenue took a dip from $49.61 billion this quarter last year down to $42.4 billion, Cupertino’s¬†research and development spending continues to trend upward. Over the past nine months, the company spent $7.475 billion on R&D¬†— that compares to $5.847… Read More

  • Doug extends his Wi-Fi range

    Gadget reviewer Doug Aamoth learns a valuable life lesson about buying cheap electronics, finally replacing his $13 pile of a Wi-Fi extender with a better, more expensive one in the TP-Link AC1200. But will he be able to get a connection in the backyard to browse Imgur while grilling?

  • Apple’s revenue dives 33 percent in Greater China

    Apple’s revenue dives 33 percent in Greater China

    China impacted Apple’s bottom line quite a lot this quarter — and not in a good way. But the company still plans to invest in the country, Apple CEO Tim Cook said right after the company announced its earnings for Q3 2016. Read More

  • Did Russian government hackers leak the DNC emails?

    Did Russian government hackers leak the DNC emails?

    By now, it’s pretty clear that Russian hackers are responsible for breaches of the Democratic National Committee networks that occurred last summer and in April of this year — several forensic security firms have found evidence that traces the breach back to Russia. Now that DNC emails harvested during the breaches are starting to appear on Wikileaks, pundits are speculating… Read More

  • Here’s why NASA is launching an asteroid sample return mission for the first time

    Here’s why NASA is launching an asteroid sample return mission for the first time

    On September 8, NASA will launch the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on a mission to an asteroid and return a sample of it back to Earth¬†— NASA’s first mission of this type. In doing so, NASA hopes to learn more about the early formation of the solar system and, possibly, the origin of life. OSIRIS-REx, which stands for Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security… Read More

  • You can now use Venmo to pay for things inside other apps

    You can now use Venmo to pay for things inside other apps

    In January Venmo¬†announced that users will soon be able to use Venmo¬†to pay inside other apps, similar to how most e-commerce¬†apps already offer¬†PayPal or Apple Pay as payment options. And now (well, technically tomorrow) the feature is leaving beta and will be available to all Venmo users. The feature will make it easy for anyone with Venmo to quickly pay in other apps.¬†Users will first… Read More

  • This new brain-scanning technique is literally mind expanding

    This new brain-scanning technique is literally mind expanding

    Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between science and technology √≥ almost all the time when it has to do with the brain. But this research from MIT that allows for vastly improved scans of the networks inside the brain is too cool to pass up, whether it’s tech, science, or somewhere in between. Read More

  • The new number crushing Twitter: revenue growth down from 60% to 20%

    The new number crushing Twitter: revenue growth down from 60% to 20%

    Twitter has a new number that’s killing its share price, down 9.5% in after-hours following grim earnings. First there was the user growth problem that still plagues it. Twitter’s monthly user count grew less than 1% this quarter and just 3% this year to 313 million MAU. But now its ad revenue growth issue has festered. Now Twitter is facing a¬†total revenue growth crisis. Today… Read More

  • Apple’s cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years

    Apple’s cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years

    Apple just reported¬†earnings for Q3 2016, and the company soundly beat analyst’s expectations. However, there was one number that we’re not used to seeing. Apple’s cash on hand actually decreased for the first time in seven quarters. Cash on hand this quarter amounted to $231.5 billion, which is down $1.4 billion from the $233 billion on hand at the end of Q2. As a… Read More

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