Nike today announced some changes to its board of directors, which will see Apple CEO Tim Cook serving as lead independent director going forward. Cook has been a member of Nike's board since 2005, serving as chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee. Nike Chairman Phil ...continue reading Nike Appoints Apple CEO Tim Cook as Lead Independent Director

Apple and NASA have collaborated on a short musical film [Direct iTunes Link] called "Visions of Harmony," which is designed to celebrate NASA's Juno spacecraft reaching Jupiter's orbit. First launched in 2011, Juno is expected to enter Jupiter's orbit on the evening of July 4, giving us our closest ever look at the gas giant ...continue reading Apple Music and NASA Team Up on Short Film and Exclusive Songs Celebrating Juno Mission

Forget hoverboards. The Segway miniPRO is a smarter, stronger and safer personal transporter, UL 2272 Certified for the highest standards of electrical and fire safety requirements established by Underwriter Laboratories. The miniPRO has large air-filled tires suitable for almost any terrain. Its innovative knee bar makes steering easy and precise, and its powerful lithium-ion battery will take ...continue reading 23% off Segway miniPRO Personal Transporter, Now Shipping – Deal Alert

The music streaming war is heating up. Spotify claims that Apple is blocking competition after the App Store rejected an updated version of its iOS app. According to a letter Spotify sent to Apple’s legal team on June 26, Apple’s rejection stems from an anti-competitive practice to boost Apple Music. The letter was sent to ...continue reading Spotify lawyers up against Apple for rejecting its updated iOS app

One of the caveats of being a photographer is that you may not be equipped with a lens that’s wide enough to capture the scene you want. When such misfortune strikes, all is not lost; you can take several overlapping shots and then merge them into a panorama using Adobe Photoshop’s Camera Raw plug-in, which ...continue reading How to stitch photos into a panorama using Adobe Camera Raw

Spotify and Apple are embroiled in a major dispute, which Spotify is today taking to the court of public opinion. Spotify submitted a new version of its app to the App Store, following a decision to eliminate the option to purchase a subscription through Apple, and Apple has rejected the update. In response, Spotify wrote ...continue reading Spotify Accuses Apple of Using App Store Approval Process as a 'Weapon to Harm Competitors'

Sensoria makes a line of workout gear, including men’s T-shirts and women’s sports bras, that are fitness trackers on their own. The fabrics include electrodes and heart rate monitors, which communicate with Sensoria’s smartphone app via Bluetooth. I’ve tested the sports bra and Sensoria’s Bluetooth socks in the past, and while smart clothes sound cool ...continue reading Sensoria's smart workout clothes could be literal life-savers

T-Mobile today announced that the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available in "select MetroPCS stores in Florida" beginning tomorrow, July 1, with a nationwide rollout expected to launch soon. T-Mobile acquired MetroPCS -- which is a prepaid alternative to traditional subsidized carriers -- back in 2013, but this will mark the first ...continue reading MetroPCS to Offer iPhone on Prepaid Plans Beginning in Florida

Today marks the one year anniversary of Apple Music, which launched in 110 countries on June 30, 2015. The streaming music service was initially limited to the Mac and iOS devices, and it has since expanded to Apple TV and Android. Apple's streaming music service, an evolution of the Beats Music service it acquired in ...continue reading Apple Music Turns One Year Old With 15 Million Subscribers on Board and a Redesign on the Way

It certainly does make an argument easier if you just throw away the main benefits of one of the options. Not that it makes for good analysis. Writing for the Forbes contributor network and irregular hot dog factory outlet (motto: “Misshapen hot dogs direct to you, cutting out the middle man which, uh, in this ...continue reading Siri-ously: Siri’s one advantage gets short shrift