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The Best Second-Screen Apps for Watching TV
Techlicious / Fox Van Allen, time.com
If you’re watching live television without the aid of a smartphone or tablet, you’re missing out. There’s an entire world of apps out there designed to enhance your TV watching experience. And, all marketing hype aside, some of these apps are…

The Best Second-Screen Apps for Watching TV
Techlicious / Fox Van Allen, time.com

If you’re watching live television without the aid of a smartphone or tablet, you’re missing out. There’s an entire world of apps out there designed to enhance your TV watching experience. And, all marketing hype aside, some of these apps are…

Apple hired luxury designers to make its watch - Vox

"If you look at the way handbags have become statement items and your choice of handbag tells the world something about who you are, I suspect that Apple will be going this way with the wearables," Ben Thompson, editor of Statchery.com told The Guardian. "They’ll begin with two prototype products and later there will more options to follow, and the hope is to create something that becomes as successful as the luxury handbag market."

Apple hired luxury designers to make its watch - Vox

"If you look at the way handbags have become statement items and your choice of handbag tells the world something about who you are, I suspect that Apple will be going this way with the wearables," Ben Thompson, editor of Statchery.com told The Guardian. "They’ll begin with two prototype products and later there will more options to follow, and the hope is to create something that becomes as successful as the luxury handbag market."

 IFA WRAP-UP: 16 Coolest Things We Saw at Europe’s Biggest Gadget Show
 This year’s IFA—Berlin’s massive end-of-summer consumer electronics show—could have easily mistaken for an edition of the Mobile World Congress. Usually dominated by home appliances and home theater products, all the excitement in the media and in the expo hall was centered around new smartphones and phablets. Samsung, Huawei, Sony and Microsoft and even ASUS, Haier and Acer have unveiled new mobile products, leaving appliances and PCs behind. Televisions, once the industry’s bread and butter, were just a small presence. However, wondering around the million and a half square feet of the Messe, we’ve managed to find many products worth mentioning: cooking and cleaning robots, audio equipment, and various gadgets we suddenly felt the urgency to have. And of course, some phones. (OK, a lot of phones.) This is a selection of the best.

IFA WRAP-UP: 16 Coolest Things We Saw at Europe’s Biggest Gadget Show


This year’s IFA—Berlin’s massive end-of-summer consumer electronics show—could have easily mistaken for an edition of the Mobile World Congress. Usually dominated by home appliances and home theater products, all the excitement in the media and in the expo hall was centered around new smartphones and phablets. Samsung, Huawei, Sony and Microsoft and even ASUS, Haier and Acer have unveiled new mobile products, leaving appliances and PCs behind. Televisions, once the industry’s bread and butter, were just a small presence. However, wondering around the million and a half square feet of the Messe, we’ve managed to find many products worth mentioning: cooking and cleaning robots, audio equipment, and various gadgets we suddenly felt the urgency to have. And of course, some phones. (OK, a lot of phones.) This is a selection of the best.

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Apple Invokes the Past to Forge Its Future
Dawn Chmielewski, recode.net
The 1998 debut of the Bondi Blue iMac at Cupertino’s Flint Center marked the beginning of a golden era at Apple and the return of Steve Jobs.On Tuesday, Tim Cook, who took over Apple from Jobs in 2011, will seek to establish his own legacy on t…

Tomorrow, Tomorrow …

Apple Invokes the Past to Forge Its Future
Dawn Chmielewski, recode.net

The 1998 debut of the Bondi Blue iMac at Cupertino’s Flint Center marked the beginning of a golden era at Apple and the return of Steve Jobs.

On Tuesday, Tim Cook, who took over Apple from Jobs in 2011, will seek to establish his own legacy on t…

Tomorrow, Tomorrow …