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Apple Uses Clean Data but Amazon’s Energy is Dirty, Says Greenpeace

Apple Uses Clean Data but Amazon’s Energy is Dirty, Says Greenpeace

As technology titans such as Apple, Google, and Facebook battle for the title of greenest data maker, one of the Internet's key players, Amazon, is ignoring the cause altogether and falling dangerously behind its peers, according to a new Greenpeace report. Founded in 1972, Greenpeace is a not-for-profit, non-governmental ...

Apple Says Samsung Intentionally Copied the iPhone, Should Pay $2 Billion

Apple Says Samsung Intentionally Copied the iPhone, Should Pay $2 Billion

Samsung copied Apple's iPhone as it tried to figure out how to react and compete with the device, Apple attorneys told a court on Tuesday. Because of that, Samsung should pay Apple about $2 billion in damages, they said. Harold McElhinny, one of the lead attorneys in Apple's patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung, said ...

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

Comedy Central Launches iOS App, Offers Free Episodes to All

It's April Fools' Day, but with its new app, Comedy Central isn't kidding around. Viacom-owned network Comedy Central launched its app for iOS on Tuesday to replace a motley collection of clunky show-specific apps. The new application -- simply called Comedy Central -- offers full episodes of programs like "The Daily Show," ...

Reuters: iPhone 6 to Come in 4.7″ and 5.5″ Screen Sizes

Reuters: iPhone 6 to Come in 4.7″ and 5.5″ Screen Sizes

Apple Inc suppliers will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, expected to be launched this autumn, with a 4.7-inch screen likely to be produced first while a 5.5-inch version could be delayed, supply chain sources said. Japan Display Inc, Sharp Corp and South Korea's LG Display Co Ltd have all ...

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

Blinkist (iPad) Gives You the Gist of a Book in 15 Minutes

We brought you news on Blinkist back in January, a subscription service that helps you get to grips with books in fifteen minutes. It’s all about manual curation and condensing, as field experts with a passion for explaining complex matters provide abridged versions of non-fiction titles that can be read quickly. Thus ...

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Study: iOS Apps Crash More Often Than Android Apps

Android has mostly caught up to iOS in terms of the number and quality of apps available, and it might have eclipsed it in another regard: App stability. According to Crittercism’s Mobile Experience Benchmark report, apps are about twice as likely to crash on iOS as they are on Android. Not surprisingly, the study shows ...

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

5 Great Apps for Catching Up and Reporting on Current Events

United States citizens should see being in the know, in regards to current events, as an enjoyable responsibility. Teaching students is the best way to ensure future generations are excited about this obligation. These apps can keep students of all ages informed on current events. BrainPOP Featured Movie (Free, ...

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

Microsoft Office for iPhone and Android Phones is Now Free for Home Use

In addition to releasing Office for iPad, Microsoft on Thursday also updated Office Mobile for iPhone and Office Mobile for Android with a major change: both are now completely free for home use. You can download the new versions now directly from Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Microsoft says the decision was made in ...

Report: Apple’s iPhone 6 Will Launch in 2 Sizes as Soon as September

Report: Apple’s iPhone 6 Will Launch in 2 Sizes as Soon as September

The iPhone 6 will arrive as early as September in two screen sizes, according to Japan's largest business daily. The next-generation iPhone 6 "will likely be offered in 4.7- and 5.5-inch versions," Nikkei reported in its Friday edition. The current iPhone 5S has a 4-inch screen. The displays will be made in Japan by Sharp ...

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad: Free(mium) Apps Available Now

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad: Free(mium) Apps Available Now

When Microsoft released its Office Mobile app in June, it finally gave iPhone users a way to view and edit native Office documents on the go. While it worked well, it offered limited functionality. And let’s be honest, trying to do any real work on the iPhone’s smaller screen sounds about as fun as giving a cat a bath. ...