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MakerBot’s technology of the future grapples with its rocky past

 Goshen has a small stack of papers sitting on a table beside him, should he need to consult any notes. He never actually looks over, however. After months of behind the scenes meetings, he’s got the company’s new line down, pat. His voice rarely raises above a whisper during our conversation, but he speaks thoughtfully and pragmatically. He speaks of a company that’s humbled.… Read More

The best toaster

By Brendan Nystedt and Michael Sullivan

This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer’s guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions…

In the Age of Trump, China Eyes Electric Car Dominance

Now that the Trump Administration is working to shred those environmentally-focused rules, the auto industry seems to be swinging its attention east. The post In the Age of Trump, China Eyes Electric Car Dominance appeared first on WIRED.

While You Were Offline: Sarah Palin Brought Ted Nugent and Kid Rock to the White House

No, really. The post While You Were Offline: Sarah Palin Brought Ted Nugent and Kid Rock to the White House appeared first on WIRED.

Ben Heck’s super glue gun: Gears, Arduinos and motor drivers

We’re making progress with the Super Glue Gun project, though we’ve hit a problem and we could use your help. To push the glue sticks into the gun, we need motor control. For this we’re prototyping with ATTiny24, Arduino, and TRIACs, all while di…

All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China

All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China

As South Korea builds up its missile defense, China keeps a close eye. The post All About the US Missile Defense That’ll Protect South Korea—And Tick Off China appeared first on WIRED.

iPhone 8 dummy model surfaces with edge-to-edge display, no rear Touch ID, and elongated power button

The rumor mill for the iPhone 8 is seemingly flip-flopping between two distinct designs for Apple’s 2017 flagship iPhone, one made of aluminium and another more drastic look with a curved glass front and back. The latest unverified leaks from today depict the latter device.

These photo show an iPhone made of glass and stainless steel with the front screen seemingly going edge-to-edge with no discernible bezel. There is also no Touch ID visible on the back, implying it will be integrated under the display. More photos after the jump …

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Inside the Hunt for the Source of a Mysterious Cosmic Burst

After a surprise discovery, astrophysicists are racing to understand superenergetic flashes of radio waves that sometimes beep out from distant galaxies. The post Inside the Hunt for the Source of a Mysterious Cosmic Burst appeared first on WIRED.

Once the Darling of YouTube, Machinima Still Lives On—For Some

Once the Darling of YouTube, Machinima Still Lives On—For Some

‘Red vs. Blue,’ the phenomenon of the machinima era, is back for another season—nearly 15 years after it helped build a genre. The post Once the Darling of YouTube, Machinima Still Lives On—For Some appeared first on WIRED.

Lowest price anywhere! 13″ MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray for $1,599 ($200 off) with no tax in 48 states

B&H Photo is taking $200 off Apple’s Late 2016 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar in Space Gray exclusively for AI readers. Now $1,599.00, each MacBook Pro also comes with free expedited shipping. Plus, B&H will not collect…

Four months after release, are you using Apple’s completely wireless AirPods? [Poll]

Apple’s AirPods first started to arriving to customers just over four months ago and were met with a generally positive response. The highly anticipated completely wireless earbuds were announced alongside the iPhone 7 to make up for the lack of a headphone jack.

Now that AirPods have been on the market for four months, are you using them?

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Apple’s 2017 Earth Day Challenge for Apple Watch awards iMessage Stickers

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In recognition of today’s Earth Day, Apple created an “Earth Day Challenge” to reward reaching 30 minutes of exercise on the day with a special achievement badge in the Activity app, as well as stickers for use within iMessage.

Apple acknowledges earlier iCloud subscription errors, says everything has been resolved

Earlier this week, some iCloud users noticed that the $0.99/mo 50 GB and $2.99/mo 200 GB iCloud plans had seemingly disappeared. Furthermore, some users received emails informing them that their 50GB or 100GB plan had been discontinued. While the issues eventually resolved themselves, Apple today has sent out an email to affected customers offering a bit more insight…

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Apple Confirms iCloud Subscription Tier Cancelation Emails Were Sent in Error

Apple on Saturday emailed some iCloud users to apologize for a bug that caused them to receive an email earlier this week stating their paid storage subscription plan had been canceled.

The emails went out to predominantly 50GB iCloud subscribers on…

Apple apologizes to users for mistakenly saying their paid iCloud subscription was canceled

Days after an error led to false iCloud cancelation emails sent to subscribers, Apple has followed up with another note apologizing for the bug, and reassuring them that their plan remains in good standing.

Logic Pros: What’s new in iOS & Mac music production this week

This is the place to catch up on all the biggest product announcements, hardware, apps, synths, Logic/GarageBand instruments and so much more in the world of iOS/Mac music production. This week was very busy with loads of new hardware/software announcements from Superbooth 17 in Berlin. Most notable, new flagships from Novation, DC-coupled Thunderbolt interfaces, brand new software synths for Mac and much more: more…

The Daily Express reviews Apple’s new iPad: ‘World’s greatest tablet just got more affordable’

If your old iPad feels like it’s running out of steam or you are thinking of buying a tablet…

This week’s top stories: Apple celebrates Earth Day, iPhone 8 leaks continue, and more

In this week’s top stories: Apple celebrates Earth Day with a promise to stop mining completely, iPhone 8 design leaks continue, we go hands-on with NVIDIA’s new Pascal drivers for Mac, and much more. 

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Apple issues Earth Day fitness challenge to Apple Watch users

Earth Day is this Saturday, and in celebration Apple is launching the latest Apple Watch Challenge…

Lisa Jackson talks climate change, Apple’s lofty mining goal, and more in new interview

In celebration of Earth Day, Apple executive Lisa Jackson this week sat down with John Gruber for an in-depth interview. Airing as part of Gruber’s “The Talk Show” podcast, the interview discussed a variety of environmental topics, especially relating to Apple’s own efforts…

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Why Magic: The Gathering Beats Poker or Chess Any Day

There are just some things ‘Magic’ has that other games don’t. The post Why Magic: The Gathering Beats Poker or Chess Any Day appeared first on WIRED.

Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: A Coachella Smartphone Thief Forgot About ‘Find My iPhone’ appeared first on WIRED.

There’s now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.

Luke Jennings of security firm Countercept wrote a script in response to last week’s high-profile leak of cyberweapons that some researchers believe are from the National Security Agency. It’s designed to detect an implant called Doublepulsar, which is delivered by many of the Windows-based exploits found in the leak and can be used to load other malware.

The script, which requires some programming skill to use, is available for download on GitHub.

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Want to Stop Facebook Violence? You Won’t Like the Choices

No one wants murder videos on Facebook. But no one wants Facebook to censor their baby videos, either. The post Want to Stop Facebook Violence? You Won’t Like the Choices appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: Galaxies That Pass Gas Together, Stay Together

Bursts of energy from a black hole, lava on Mars, and Jupiter’s cloud tops. The post Space Photos of the Week: Galaxies That Pass Gas Together, Stay Together appeared first on WIRED.

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