If you recently unknowingly dropped off an Apple I at a Silicon Valley recycling center, you have a $100,000 check waiting for you. Back in April, a woman handed off several boxes filled with old electronics gear at the Clean Bay Area recycling facility in Milpitas, CA. It’s nothing out of the ordinary, except for ...continue reading Woman who unwittingly recycled an Apple I has $100k coming her way

Apple is in talks to sign Toronto-born rapper Drake, hip-hop artist Pharrell Williams and electronic music DJ David Guetta as guest DJs for a revamped iTunes Radio, according to the New York Post. The report also claims that Apple continues to negotiate with record labels for Apple Music and wants to offer a three-month free ...continue reading Apple Looking to Sign Drake, Pharrell and David Guetta as iTunes Radio Guest DJs

If you live in a jurisdiction that has distracted-driving laws, you might want to think twice before you attend to your smartwatch while driving. According to CTV News, police in Quebec ticketed a man for using his Apple Watch while behind the wheel. Police slapped Jeffrey Macesin with a $120 (Canadian) fine after they caught him ...continue reading Canadian Apple Watch user busted for Watch-ing while driving

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play. With distinctive art, weird premises, and humorous dialogue, LucasArts classics like ...continue reading You Should Play: Grim Fandango Remastered is a creepy, classic adventure game brought back to life

...plus another rugged case from OtterBox This week’s roundup of new iPad cases brings you fun picks from Griffin, DODOcase, and OtterBox, plus Kensington’s latest keyboard case. DODOCase The Metallics (iPad Air; $85) features an elegant folio design with a Moroccan-inspired patterned interior. To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please ...continue reading The Week in iPad Cases: Worried about snow, rain and dirt? Lifeproof has your back

Before reading today's column, be foreward that the Apple atrocity outlined is not for the faint of heart. Children, pregnant women, meninists and others with a delicate nature should leave the room while this is read. "apple’s most personal device forces us all to speak the same" (no link, but tip o' the antlers to ...continue reading Express yourself: But why does it always have to be about Apple?

As websites lag in taking action on fundamental, known security problems, Google and Mozilla have started to take matters into their own hands to alert users about server or infrastructure flaws. The latest iteration is Google rolling out a warning and an error in a recent version of Chrome that waggles its finger at outdated ...continue reading SHA-what? A new warning in Chrome shames outdated security

If you noticed that your Facebook News Feed was more animated than usual this morning, you weren’t the only one. Facebook has finally begun officially supporting GIFs—you know, those quick-looped animations that people on the Internet use to communicate. For years Facebook did not let users share GIFs on their News Feed in an embedded ...continue reading Facebook finally adds support for animated GIFs

Apple thought it was being subtle by sending unmarked, camera-equipped vans around a handful of American cities earlier this year, but news of the effort immediately sparked our curiosity: What’s the Cupertino company up to? Will we see a self-driving Apple car in the future? As cool as that sounds, our bet was on a ...continue reading Apple's mysterious vans reportedly collecting Maps data for Street View rival

New and improved photo options This week’s roundup of apps includes one new offering, Google Photos, and a veteran, Pixelmator, that make it easy and cheap to store and edit your pics in iOS. Fit Men Cook We’re suckers for self-improvement apps. The $3 Fit Men Cook iOS app offers more than 100 healthy recipes ...continue reading The Week in iOS Apps: Google Photos, Pixelmator offer new and improved photo options for iOS