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Former Apple Executives Recall Designing Touchscreen Interface of Original iPhone – Mac Rumors

Posted: Monday, June 26, 2017

As we near the ten-year anniversary of the iPhone later this week, a few stories posted online have delved into the rich history of where the device started, how the original team came up with the idea for the touchscreen smartphone, and what it was like reviewing the device back in 2007. In a new video shared by The Wall Street Journal today, three former Apple executives — Scott Forstall,…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

While Modi promises a ‘Digital India,’ local authorities shut down the Internet – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

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20 mobile phone technicians graduate from Manaspace – Myjoyonline.com

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Twenty mobile phone technicians have graduated at a ceremony in Madina, a suburb of Accra. The graduates had undergone two months of intensive training in mobile phone repairs and services at Manaspace Mobile Phone Repairs Centre. The new technicians will be able to diagnose and repair any kind of mobile phone software and hardware faults and easily read mobile phone layout diagrams. Other in-depth knowledge acquired by the graduands include:…

While Modi promises a ‘Digital India,’ local authorities shut down the Internet – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

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I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Congregations to give using contactless as churches introduce … – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Worshippers will be able to use contactless to donate after the Church of England unveiled plans to digitise its collection plates.  From August around 40 churches are expected to have hand-held terminals to process donations made using contactless cards. John Preston, national stewardship officer at the Church of England, told the Financial Times: “We’re aware that younger generations — and there are many people now who don’t carry cash —…

Disney Digital Network Touts Synergies in New Structure | Variety – Variety

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

Months after announcing that its Maker Studios division would no longer operate independently, Walt Disney Co. is putting those assets to good use inside its newly blended digital network. Andrew Sugerman, executive VP of publishing and digital media for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, touted the synergies already at work in a Q&A on Friday at Vidcon in Anaheim, not far from the conglomerate’s theme park. Disney revealed in…

While Modi promises a ‘Digital India,’ local authorities shut down the Internet – Washington Post

Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017

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I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Congregations to give using contactless as churches introduce digital collection plates – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Worshippers will be able to use contactless to donate after the Church of England unveiled plans to digitise its collection plates.  From August around 40 churches are expected to have hand-held terminals to process donations made using contactless cards. John Preston, national stewardship officer at the Church of England, told the Financial Times: “We’re aware that younger generations — and there are many people now who don’t carry cash —…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief has laptop stolen with key notes for Sunday’s NASCAR race – SB Nation

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop, which contained all his notes for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race, stolen from his rental car Wednesday night, according to The Associated Press. Knaus and his wife flew into San Francisco Wednesday night, then drove their rental car to Fisherman’s Wharf to have dinner. When the couple returned to the car after dinner, the right-side rear passenger window was smashed…

Disney Digital Network Touts Synergies in New Structure – Variety

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Months after announcing that its Maker Studios division would no longer operate independently, Walt Disney Co. is putting those assets to good use inside its newly blended digital network. Andrew Sugerman, executive VP of publishing and digital media for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, touted the synergies already at work in a Q&A on Friday at Vidcon in Anaheim, not far from the conglomerate’s theme park. Disney revealed in…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Toshiba Agrees To Talk With Western Digital Over Disputed Chip Deal – Investor’s Business Daily

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

Western Digital (WDC) stock broke out Friday after Japan-based Toshiba said it was open to settling a dispute over the sale of a chip business the two jointly run. Western Digital gained a stake in the operation, which makes an advanced form of flash-based memory chips, as a result of its $15.8 billion SanDisk acquisition. Toshiba on Tuesday had announced it would sell the unit to a consortium that includes Korea-based SK…

Apple Unveils World’s Least Portable Laptop – Gizmodo

Posted: Saturday, June 24, 2017

You can say a lot about Apple—it brought smartphones and personal computers to the mass market, it changed the technology industry forever, it was controlled by a megalomaniacal asshole for much of its existence—but you’d have a hard time getting even the staunchest critic of the company to argue its products weren’t groundbreakingly pretty. Alas, nothing gold can stay. Behold, Chicago’s terrible new Apple store! Get it? It looks like…

NASCAR Crew Chief’s Laptop Ripped Off In San Francisco – CBS San Francisco Bay Area

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Seven-time championship-winning crew chief Chad Knaus was oddly calm Friday even though his race notes for star driver Jimmie Johnson this weekend had been stolen from his rental car in San Francisco. Knaus and his wife arrived in California on Wednesday night and headed to Fisherman’s Wharf for dinner. Knaus told The Associated Press they parked at a meter in a bustling area and were gone…

I Found a 15-inch Laptop That’s Not a Total Pain – Gizmodo

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

All images: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo I sat down on the train, two laptops, a tablet, and an e-reader crammed in my purse. There was a moment of relief—I’d managed to snag a seat on a rush hour train—and then, I felt a moment of sheer terror. My purse felt unusually light despite being full of gadgets. Certainly too light for a purse containing a 15-inch laptop. Those are giant unwieldy monsters…

Apple Unveils World’s Least Portable Laptop – Gizmodo

Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017

You can say a lot about Apple—it brought smartphones and personal computers to the mass market, it changed the technology industry forever, it was controlled by a megalomaniacal asshole for much of its existence—but you’d have a hard time getting even the staunchest critic of the company to argue its products weren’t groundbreakingly pretty. Alas, nothing gold can stay. Behold, Chicago’s terrible new Apple store! Get it? It looks like…