Following criticism of Siri’s inadequate responses to the phrase “I was raped,” Apple has made its voice assistant better equipped to react to questions about sexual assault.
Art imitates life; the plot of Revenge of the Nerds is now becoming a reality in Cupertino.
The personal computer revolutionized the American home in the 1980s and 90s. And by the mid-90s mainstream America was getting online. But with Donald Trump now the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, there’s an interesting question that must be asked: Has Trump ever used a computer?
GOP candidate and angry sweet potato Donald Trump claims he’ll be able to change Apple’s entire manufacturing system if he is elected president. I’ll give Trump this: He’s great at shouting impossible nonsense.
“Screw you Apple, where the goddamn hell is my middle finger emoji?” can soon be conveyed in far fewer characters, thanks to the middle finger emoji that’s coming to your iPhone. But why did it take so long? Here’s how those middle fingers—and all emoji—make their way to your screens.
At today’s big Apple event, the tech company unveiled plenty of new toys for its loyal consumers. Among them was a new iPad Pro - a 12.9” tablet with a beautiful screen and powerful processor.
Of the many new experiences you might have during a high-risk pregnancy, one of the least fun is a fetal monitoring test called a Non-Stress Test, or NST. It really should be called a High-Stress Test because of the anguish it puts parents through. Apple just made it a little bit better.
Do you think god conspired to allow the passage of gay marriage on the same day as Shade Court to honor Dorian Corey in the manner that she deserves? I like to think so.
Taylor Swift’s gotten a lot of positive press this week for getting Apple to very quickly agree to pay artists for the free period of their new streaming service, Apple Music. But one photographer is pushing back at Swift, pointing out that if she’s so interested in making sure musicians are fairly compensated for…
Taylor Swift, music’s guardian white angel, just got Apple to come up off its money stacks.
There were hints right away that yesterday’s WWDC keynote would be different. Tim Cook opened with an anedcote about an Apple-sponsored scholarship competition to engage students in technology careers, specifically mentioning that the winner was a 12-year-old girl from New York.
Diversity in tech is a widespread problem, and Apple is actually going to address it today. In an interview with Mashable, Tim Cook admitted that Apple needs more diversity—and hinted that today’s keynote at WWDC will feature at least one woman. Which would make this the seventh woman ever to be on the Apple stage.
Now that Tidal has, so far, proven to be simply a Nice Idea, Apple is stepping up its iTunes Radio game and attempting to recruit the likes of Drake, Pharrell and David Guetta as guest DJs for its Beats
Today, 19 percent of women end their potential childbearing years without having had any children—making childlessness as common as it is irrationally controversial. We had the chance to talk about the topic with Meghan Daum: author, LA Times columnist, editor of the forthcoming essay collection Selfish, Shallow and…
Imagine: you're lying in bed, the perfume of lovemaking still stinging your nostrils and firing your neurons, legs tangled with your partner. Baby, that sex with you was so good, you coo, rolling over—only to discover that your partner is wearing a gold miniature smartphone on his wrist. Don't ever let this happen.
There's some Steve Jobs understudy shit going on today, as you've probably seen. Our friends at Gizmodo have a very full and technical explanation of what happened today. But if you don't really care about tech specs and just want to know if this stuff is good or bullshit, we've got something for you.
Ugh, this heartwarming commercial by the World's Most Profitable or Valuable or Coolest or Whatever company tells a beautiful story of a young woman, her grandmother, and a song. It's a tear-jerker and I hate it.
Apple's CEO and the successor to Steve Jobs was already out to many within the company and in Silicon Valley in general, but he hadn't been out publicly until now. In a very personal op-ed, Tim Cook discusses what he means by saying "being gay is among the greatest gifts God has given me."
Facebook and Apple have taken a pretty big step in supporting their female employees and attracting more of them: both companies will be covering egg freezing for non-medical reasons.
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