Bond producers rejected $50m offer so 007 wouldn’t have to use an Android

James Bond depressed the brake in his Aston Martin, slowing the silver beast down to stalking speed. As the car dawdled outside the six-star Maldives hotel, he rolled up the sleeve of his Giorgio Armani shirt, checked the time on his gleaming $20,000 Omega watch, and then reached into his pocket and withdrew the middling […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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Clever hacker reproduces 3D Touch on Android device

As an Android user, you might feel a little saddened by the fact that you can’t use Apple’s 3D Touch system on your Android device of choice. It’s a pretty neat technology that lets an iPhone sense different pressures on the screen to produce some slick little tricks, like taking a selfie with a strong […]

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Sony changes its stance on its waterproof phones, tells users not to use them underwater

Despite the heavy marketing by Sony that their phones are resistant to liquids and can be used while submerged, Sony has recently recanted this, telling users not to use their phones underwater. Read more…

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Moto X Style beats iPhone 6, Xperia Z3+ in pro camera tests

When Motorola announced its new Moto X Style earlier today, the company said it had one of the top three smartphone cameras in the world, based on testing by the experts at DxOMark. Now those test results have been published, and it turns out Motorola was not lying. Its new handset is actually ranked the second-best smartphone […]

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