Siri’s crazy math skills make for a killer bass beat in epic video rap

Okay, this is the best thing I’ve ever seen Siri do: multiply one trillion to the tenth power to lay down a hypnotic background beat for a bunch of cool kids to rap to. The original video was uploaded by Robin Babu, who asked his iPhone’s digital assistant to do some math that resulted in […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk calls Apple Car an ‘open secret’

The Apple Car has its share of skeptics, but there’s at least one person who believes it is coming, and he should know: Tesla founder Elon Musk says it’s an “open secret” that Cupertino is working to become Coupe-rtino. Get it? In an interview with the BBC, Musk said it is “obvious” to everyone watching […]

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What Apple’s 3-D printer could look like: a Makerbot G4 Cube

Last week, a weird patent filing suggested Apple might be making a color 3-D printer. Now, the best Apple concept designer in the business, Martin Hajek, has come along and imagined it in a set of beautiful renderings. In Hajek’s renderings, the designer imagines the iPrinter, as he calls it, as looking something like a […]

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Slash might be iOS’s most powerful keyboard, and it’s free

I’m not usually a big fan of most third-party iOS keyboards, because they’re often clumsy, and perform worse than iOS’s default keyboard. But I like Slash Keyboard. It’s fast, it’s accurate, and it basically allows you to search for and insert nearly anything on the web – GIFs, stickers, YouTube videos, Foursquare locations, you name […]

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Browse the old web on a vintage Mac with this online emulator

Does your browser feel slow? Hate modern web design? Boy, have you got it lucky. Web browsers used to be infinitely worse. And so did web pages. Don’t believe me? Here’s an emulator that allows you to surf websites from up to a couple decades ago, using old browsers like Safari 3.2.3 on Windows, IE […]

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Verizon creates a working iPhone in ‘Minecraft’

We’ve seen so-called ‘working’ iPhones created in Minecraft before, but they pale in comparison to this one, created by Verizon: it’s a towering, skyscraper-sized smartphone that allows you to make video calls, and even browse the web! Minecraft allows you to create a lot of computer-like things, through use of the game’s programming blocks, called […]

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Make light paintings on your iPhone with this amazing app

Light paintings are a fun technique, dating back to the 19th Century and used by luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko, and Andy Warhol. By waving a light source, like a flashlight, in front of a camera set for a long exposure, you can seemingly create static paintings of light in mid air. Of […]

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Apple is testing “at least” five radically different iPhone 7 prototypes

What will the iPhone 7 look like? Even Apple doesn’t know. According to a new rumor out of china, Apple is currently experimenting with at least five different iPhone 7 models, each with a totally different combination of hardware, including a possible AMOLED screen, a USB Type-C connector instead of Lightning, and a fingerprint reader […]

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AT&T’s ‘unlimited’ iPhone data is about to get more expensive

If you’re one of the lucky sods who is still grandfathered into an AT&T unlimited data plan, you’re about to pay a little bit more for it. AT&T announced yesterday that it will be hiking the price of a grandfathered unlimited data plan by $5 a month. It will now cost $35 a month for […]

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Reeder 3 is here, adding iPad Pro, Split View, and 3D Touch support

Reeder has long been our favorite feed reader for iOS and Mac. Earlier this year, Reeder for Mac hit version 3.0, making us wonder when the iOS version would achieve the same milestone. Now it has, gaining support Split View in iOS 9, an updated UI, 3D Touch for previewing articles, and more! Here’s the […]

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