When Steve Jobs stepped down from his position as Apple CEO on August 24, 2011 due to illness, he didn't intend to leave the company. Instead Jobs told Recode's Walt Mossberg he planned work on an Apple-branded television set to re-invent the television industry. Recode today shared a full recounting of Jobs' conversation with Mossberg, ...continue reading Steve Jobs Planned to Work on Apple TV Set After Stepping Down as Apple CEO

Tapbots, the developers behind popular Twitter client Tweetbot, today announced a public beta for their latest app, Pastebot. Pastebot is a clipboard manager for Mac designed to store everything you copy so that it can be re-accessed at any time. Available as both a Mac menu bar app and a standard app, Pastebot supports Pasteboards, ...continue reading Tapbots' New Mac Clipboard Manager 'Pastebot' Now Available via Public Beta

Apple today released another update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March of 2016. Apple designed the Safari Technology Preview to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. Safari Technology Preview release 12 includes bug fixes and updates for JavaScript, Web APIs, Web Inspector, MathML, ...continue reading Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 12 With Bug Fixes and Feature Tweaks

Just a week ahead of Apple's planned September 7 event, Samsung today unveiled its latest smart watch, the Gear S3. Samsung's newest wearable device comes in two varieties - a "Classic" model with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and "Frontier" model that features LTE support. GPS, a new feature, is built into each model. An always-on Super ...continue reading Samsung Unveils New Gear S3 Smart Watch With GPS and LTE

Following its recent acquisition of Turi, a Seattle-based machine learning and artificial intelligence startup, a pair of new job listings reveal that Apple has spun the company into its new machine learning division. Apple is looking to hire data scientists and advanced app developers, based in Seattle, who together will help build proof-of-concept apps for ...continue reading Apple Hiring for New Machine Learning Division Following Turi Acquisition

A small but noticeable update has hit Instagram today, with the company launching the ability to zoom in on photos within the iOS app. With pinch-to-zoom support, users can get better close-up views of Instagram posts within their feed, on other users' profiles, and in the Explore tab. Today we’re bringing ZOOM to Instagram on ...continue reading Instagram Updates iOS App With Pinch-to-Zoom Ability on Photos

Bang & Olufsen recently unveiled a pair of new wireless speakers, the BeoSound 1 and BeoSound 2, which provide 360-degree sound displacement in cone-shaped aluminum exteriors with the added bonus of support for AirPlay (via Engadget). The speakers are priced at a premium for their sound quality and top-shelf construction, with the BeoSound 1 running ...continue reading Bang & Olufsen Debuts Premium Wireless Speakers With AirPlay Support

Tile has introduced a slimmer version of its popular lost-and-found tracker that is as thin as two credit cards. Tile Slim can be attached to MacBooks, iPhones, iPads, passports, and other important items, or placed inside items like wallets and purses, to help you locate them in the event they are lost. Unlike the original ...continue reading Tile's New Slim Lost-and-Found Tracker is as Thin as Two Credit Cards

Apple is planning to include iris scanning capabilities on the tenth-anniversary iPhone launching in 2017, according to a Chinese-language MoneyDJ report translated by DigiTimes. The latter website, citing supply chain sources, previously said the feature would not debut on iPhones until at least 2018. An iris scanner could complement or replace Touch ID as a ...continue reading Next Year's iPhone Said to Include Iris Scanner to Authenticate With Your Eyes

After introducing a standalone mode for the DxO ONE Smartphone Camera earlier in the year, the camera manufacturer today announced an update to its DxO ONE lineup that'll bring waterproofing to the accessory, as well as an all-new Wi-Fi remote control. The latter feature will be available to all DxO ONE users through a 2.0 ...continue reading DxO ONE Gaining Improved Wi-Fi Connectivity and Waterproof 'Outdoor Shell'