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A Tip for Apple in China: Your Hunger for Revenue May Cost You

Li Yuan, writing for the WSJ: Apple's latest predicament centers on its App Store. Last month, Apple told several Chinese social-networking apps, including the wildly popular messaging platform WeChat, to disable their "tip" functions to comply with.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

These solar glass blocks would make great skylights for your solar roof

 If you’re going to be decking your roof out with solar tiles, there’s a possibility that you may forgo what might be the best placement of a skylight in favor of more solar cell square footage. Luckily solar glass is fast becoming a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 min. ago

2018 Indian motorcycles lineup

The 2018 Indian Motorcycles will be in dealer showrooms in September but we have all the data you need to choose your favorite now. Whether you want a blacked-out sinister look or a gold leaf paint job, here's the straight skinny. The post 2018 India.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News30 min. ago

Early-bird Disrupt SF ticket savings extended by one week

 Want to attend Disrupt SF 2017 but missed the early-bird ticket deadline? You’re in luck! We’re giving you one extra week to get your hands on these deeply discounted Disrupt tickets, so you now have until Friday, August 25 to secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Apple and Comcast reportedly in talks for movie rentals right after theater debuts

Movie studios and other companies may cut down the time between theater and streaming... for a price. As more people find creature comforts in watching movies from home with services like Netflix and Hulu, movie studios could soon skip the wait.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

How to photograph an eclipse with a smartphone

Sure, an interchangeable lens camera will get better shots of the eclipse, but chances are, the smartphone in your pocket can capture some stunning photos, too. Here's how to photograph an eclipse with a smartphone. The post How to photograph an ecli.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 37 min. ago

Everything you need to know about backup cameras

Backup and parking tech for cars is everywhere, but what do these devices and systems do, and who has the best parking tech? We break it all down for you here, and name the automakers that do it best. The post Everything you need to know about backup.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

An astronomer at your fingertips: The 6 best solar eclipse apps

Dozens of apps are popping up in Google Play and iTunes leading up to Monday's solar eclipse. From virtual lunar tours to a basic countdown tools, here are the six best solar eclipse apps currently available. The post An astronomer at your fingertips.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal to brighten late-summer nights

Summer isn't over yet, and less daylight just means a little extra night to get your s'more on. In an effort to keep your summer alive, we've rounded up some of the fire pit deals available now. The post As the days get shorter, score a fire pit deal.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Garmin Fenix 5X review

The fenix 5X may be Garmin’s biggest, most expensive GPS multisport watch ever, but the maps alone make it worth the extra effort and expense. The post Garmin Fenix 5X review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

When you run out of TV shows to binge, check out the best movies on Hulu

From classics to blockbusters, Hulu offers some great films to its subscribers. Check out the best movies on Hulu, whether you're into charming adventure tales or gruesome horror stories. The post When you run out of TV shows to binge, check out the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

On ‘To The Bone,’ Steven Wilson crafts accessible songs that transcend time

Where do you go after you’ve reached the pinnacle of your aspirations as a musician? If you’re post-prog progenitor Steven Wilson, you always zig, especially if people expect you to zag. The post On ‘To The Bone,’ Steven Wilson crafts.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Pro tips: How to get the best photos of the solar eclipse with a phone or a camera

People living across the continental U.S. will have a chance to see a total solar eclipse for the first time in 99 years next week on Aug. 21, so you might be thinking about taking some pics.  An event of this scale won't happen again until 2316.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Facebook"s AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook's working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality. According to a patent published Thursday, the device "may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-genera.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

Google is Going to Show You Video Previews Now in Search Results

I don’t know that video previews were something I was ever looking for when performing Google searches, but they are coming and they could be cool. Google announced this afternoon that alongside the short text snippets you see for results, you.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News2 hr. 21 min. ago

A ‘bug’ that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhones is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box “crack” an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

A Tesla owner shows his 97-year-old Grandpa a car from the future

 Zac Carmi showed his 97-year-old grandfather his Tesla. His grandpa was pretty impressed. You can watch video of the adorable interaction below. In what could be some of the cutest footage of a lovable grandpa discovering the future ever, Carmi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

What is a smart TV, and why should you consider buying one?

If you've been living under a rock, you might wonder: What is a smart TV, anyway? Lucky for you stone-dwellers, we've put together a quick-hit guide to teach you everything you need to know about televisions with big brains. The post What is a smart.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Not excited about the eclipse yet? Check out this footage of a 1979 eclipse and try not to be awestruck

It is an irrefutable fact that solar eclipses are amazing. SEE ALSO: I'll never care about your overhyped eclipse And you don't have to do that much digging for proofGizmodo's Matt Novak shared this tweet today, which led me to searching for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Learn the graphic design skills you need to get hired

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Almost exactly ten years ago, the first-ever iPhone came into the world. And aside from, you know, revolutionizing communication—it caught on.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Yes, Microsoft Office still matters — and here are all the skills you need

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You've probably had Microsoft Office on just about every computer you've ever owned. And so, you might think you know all there is to know. Except.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago