Apple Asked 11 Artists to Create Art Using iPhones and iPads — and the Results Are Stunning


(Jake Sargeant/Apple) Apple’s “Start Something New” campaign aims to show the world how creativity is possible on an iPhone. The company commissioned 11 artists to create artwork using only an iPhone and various third-party apps. …

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The 11 Best GIFs of 2015, Ranked


2015 has come and (nearly) gone. And though we still haven’t settled on the correct way to pronounce the word GIF – hard “G” or soft? – we can all agree that the year brought a lot…

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The Year in Technology Policy: It Wasn’t All That Bad!


Last year, looking at 2014’s changes to the rules and regulations relating to technology, I had a distinct sense of exasperated futility. Perhaps I’m cracking under the strain of preparing for yet another CES, but I…

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Pogie Awards 2015: The Year’s Most Brilliant Ideas in Tech


Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! Please find your seats and silence your phones: It’s time for the 11th annual Pogie Awards! This time of year, the world is teeming with articles that name the best…

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Tip: How to Cut Old Passwords Out Of Apple’s Keychain


There’s no easier password manager on a Mac than Apple’s Keychain: It’s been built into OS X and its Safari browser for years; it’s enabled by default; and, since (also by default) it stores your…

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Got a New Tablet? Here’s What to do With Your Old One


So Santa brought you a new tablet this Christmas. But now you’re wondering what to do with your old, outdated model. Do you just toss it in the trash so the seagulls at your municipal…

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CES 2016 Survival Guide: What Newbies Need to Know


It’s finally happening: After years of making a business case for this trip, you’re headed to Las Vegas for CES. Huzzah! Or you finally annoyed the wrong colleague, and that CES veteran is sending you…

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Two-Step Verification Is Great — Until You Switch Phones


What’s a two-word phrase that can put even an enthusiast for two-step verification into a state of insecurity? “Reset Phone.” Securing your online logins with a one-time code sent to your phone beats the snot…

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CES 2016 Preview: What to Expect at Tech’s Biggest Show


On January 6, while the rest of the world is still nursing its collective New Year’s hangover, tech titans from across the globe will descend on the sunbaked city of Las Vegas to take part…

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Microsoft Says Windows 10 Has Been Activated On More Than 200 Million Devices


This article, Microsoft: Windows 10 activated on more than 200 million devices, originally appeared on ZDNet.com. Five months after its launch, Windows 10 is now activated on more than 200 million devices worldwide, according to…

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