Apple is finally fixing Siri’s abortion ‘glitch’

Apple is finally correcting an issue with Siri that it has known about since at least 2011. The problem has appeared when users ask the virtual assistant to show nearby facilities that offer abortion services. For years, the results have directed people toward adoption centers, which is kind of the opposite of what they were […]

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Stack blocks to save the galaxy’s cutest robot in clever Atomi

If you can look Atomi‘s super-cute robot hero in his single, perfectly round eye and say that you don’t want to help him get home, then you may be a monster. I’m sorry you had to hear it from me. Atomi needs to gather atoms to repair his busted spaceship, but he has a few […]

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Now we know exactly which cars have CarPlay

Apple’s finally getting specific about how well adoption of its CarPlay protocol is going. A list appeared on the company’s website today confirming that over half of the manufacturers it has partnered with have announced specific models of vehicles that will receive the functionality. If you’re wondering which cars have CarPlay, you have over a […]

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The 11 most inspiring, imaginative and all-around best movies of 2015

It was a little tough to whittle our choices for the best movies of 2015 down to 11, but we did. If you’d told us five years ago that we’d be getting new Jurassic Park, Star Wars and Mad Max movies, and that they’d all respect their predecessors while forging their own paths, we’d have […]

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Jon Favreau gets a little squirrelly in new iPhone 6s ad

In a brand-new iPhone 6s ad, director Jon Favreau (Iron Man) looks to Siri for help in his directorial duties. The spot, called “iPhone 6s – On the Set,” has the director trying to explain to some actors (presumably on his upcoming live action-ish adaptation of The Jungle Book) the finer points of playing flying […]

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Embedded iPad helps artist really get into his work

A painting by artist Jorge Pardo is taking work away from bull-slinging gallery explainers. The piece, which is currently showing at Art Basel in Miami, depicts an impressionist version of the artist on a slide at a water park. It comes from a photograph his daughter took and looks really cool, but that’s not the […]

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Apple would be stupid to drop the iPhone headphone jack

If Apple is really planning to kill the iPhone headphone jack in the model it reveals next year, it’s ditching 60 years of history. Rumors that the next iPhone could do away with the industry-standard 3.5mm port in Apple’s relentless pursuit of thinness have been around for a while, but they’re seeing a resurgence thanks […]

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Swatch and Visa partner to one-up Apple Pay

Like the Borg, Star Trek‘s race of cybernetically enhanced humanoids, Swiss watch maker Swatch is attempting to have the best of both worlds as it rolls out a partnership with Visa to bring Apply Watch-style contactless payment to its new line of analog timepieces. Swatch announced the deal today, and the program will roll out […]

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Affordable 3D printer could be the first one you own

3D-printer maker Qubea is seeking funds on Kickstarter for what may be the first (relatively) cost-friendly device on the market. The Rever will cost $399 when it launches next year, but early backers can grab on at a discount. “As a leading developer of 3D printers, we have seen products like ours put to use […]

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Mysterious ‘snake’ Apple Watch error? Here’s what it means

Seven months after its launch, we appear to be seeing a previously unheard-of Apple Watch error, but we think we’ve figured out what it means. Wall Street Journal tech editor Joanna Stern brought the issue to attention on her Twitter account; the screen kind of looks like her Apple Watch had suddenly decided to play […]

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