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  • Apple, every second

    Sat 7:52pm By Jim Dalrymple
    This is very cool. How much Apple is spending and making on various products every second. I don't know how accurate it is, but it's still fascinating.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • ∞ White Stripes “Seven Nation Army” played by 15,000 people

    Sat 12:32pm By Jim Dalrymple
    This is so great.
  • Best telescopes for the money

    Sat 12:24pm By Jim Dalrymple's Dave Brody takes a look at telescopes in a number of categories. I'm finding space more interesting all the time, so I decided to have a look around at telescopes and share my findings. I'm still not sure what's best, but I'll continue to look.∞…
  • Google implements HSTS

    Fri 8:57pm By Jim Dalrymple
    To further protect users, we've taken another step to strengthen how we use encryption for data in transit by implementing HTTP Strict Transport Security—HSTS for short—on the domain. HSTS prevents people from accidentally navigating to HTTP…
  • An iOS only environment

    Fri 7:36pm By Jim Dalrymple
    Some great things from Ben Brooks in here. I especially liked this part when he talked about picking up your iPad: This took some training, but now I am very accustomed to reading with my iPad in my hands, portrait orientation, and my feet kicked up on my…
  • Tesla considers two theories for autopilot crash

    Fri 6:40pm By Jim Dalrymple
    Tesla is considering whether the radar and camera input for the vehicle’s automatic emergency braking system failed to detect the truck trailer or the automatic braking system’s radar may have detected the trailer but discounted this input as part of a…
  • How the DNC pulled off that colossal balloon drop

    Fri 4:06pm By Shawn King
    It's actually a surprisingly complicated procedure.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • How to land a passenger jet without any flight controls

    Fri 2:59pm By Shawn King
    I'd seen the crash footage of this before but I'd never heard the story behind it. Ignoring the spelling mistakes, the flight sim recreation is very gripping.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook to host Hillary Clinton fundraiser

    Fri 2:02pm By Shawn King
    Cook is hosting the event as a private citizen. This comes on the heels of a similar event he held for Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • CSS reflections

    Fri 1:58pm By Jim Dalrymple
    This article is going to explore the options we have today for creating the reflection, illustrate the "almost" solutions, how cross-browser issues cause pain and, finally, discuss my thoughts on what should be done.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • “Figure out what your goal is and stop worrying about looking smart”

    Fri 12:41pm By Jim Dalrymple
    The point is this: if you start by counting and measuring, you will likely count and measure what's easiest – and that might be the wrong thing. "Figure out what your goal is and stop worrying about looking smart. That's my best piece of advice ," Hall…
  • Apple says Supreme Court should rule against Samsung

    Fri 12:22pm By Jim Dalrymple
    In its legal brief, Apple said Samsung has introduced "no evidence" that design patent damages should be decided on anything less than the value of an entire smartphone. Apple said there was no need for the Supreme Court to send the case back to a lower court…
  • A visual history of the Corvette logo

    Fri 12:01pm By Jim Dalrymple
    I'm not a big fan of the new Corvettes, but the 1960 model is a gem.[Via Coudal]∞ Read this on The Loop
  • Don’t play Pokemon Go on the railroad tracks

    Fri 11:40am By Jim Dalrymple
    This one might seem obvious, but.... Bulgarian state railway company BDZ is urging players of Pokemon GO to keep off the railway tracks.You know what—if you're that stupid, go ahead and play on the railroad tracks, it'll be fine.∞ Read this on The Loop
  • New dinosaur novel coming from Michael Crichton

    Fri 10:58am By Dave Mark
    The Verge: When Michael Crichton passed away in 2008, he left behind a massive collection of papers: outlines, notes, and several incomplete novels. In the years since his death, Crichton’s widow Sherri has been combing through those files, and recently…
  • Apple said to redesign online store app with recommendations

    Fri 10:49am By Dave Mark
    Mark Gurman and Alex Webb, writing for Bloomberg: Apple Inc. plans to roll out a redesigned version of its Apple Store mobile app for selling devices that will use a customer’s buying history to recommend further purchases, taking a page from…
  • Tune up your two-step Recovery Key

    Fri 10:44am By Dave Mark
    Glenn Fleishman, writing for Macworld [AUTOPLAY]: If you’re using Apple’s two-step verification system for logins, I have just one (not two) questions for you: do you know where your Recovery Key is? A friend recently went through a multi-week set of…
  • Skydiver plans jump tomorrow from plane, no parachute, into a net, on TV

    Fri 10:39am By Dave Mark
    AP News: He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit. Or…
  • Bluetooth headphone revenue overtakes non-Bluetooth ahead of iPhone 7 launch

    Fri 10:31am By Dave Mark
    If you subscribe to the notion that Apple skates to where the puck is going to be (forgive the hockey analogy), this is clearly where this particular puck is headed. The marketplace is tipping away from wired headphones and the 3.5mm headphone jack that goes…
  • California closes the Steve Jobs license plate loophole

    Fri 10:19am By Dave Mark
    Ars Technica: One of the many things Steve Jobs was famous for was his refusal to put a license plate on the back of his car, a Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG. Jobs—or someone close to him—spotted a loophole in California DMV regulations allowing six months of…