Apple Loop: New iPhone Design Leaks, MacBook Air's WWDC Gamble, Apple's Powerful iPhone Advantage - 05月26日(土)07:40 

This week’s Apple Loop includes the new iPhone designs for 2018, A12 chip production starts, Apple's credit notes for battery replacements, a big decision over the MacBook Air, thoughts on WWDC’s announcements, Razer’s macOS graphics enclosure, Apple working with VW, and an important date for macOS.

Sorry iPhone users, Apple won't let you have the Steam Link app - 05月26日(土)03:15 

Welp, it looks like the App Store won't be getting Steam's newest app after all. Apple has rejected Steam Link, an app that lets you play Steam games on your iPhone or iPad, even though the company initially approved the app for its App Store. SEE ALSO: 7 new 'Battlefield V' features that promise to change the way you play According to a statement from Valve, Apple "revoked its approval" of Steam Link on May 10, one day after it was officially announced. The app had been initially been approved on May 7, but Apple suddenly rescinded its approval. The company cited "business conflicts" in its r...more

'Neon Advance' reminds us that some gadgets really can live forever - 05月26日(土)02:08 

You can learn a lot from a zombie Nintendo console if you pay close enough attention. The "Neon Advance," sort of a reanimated corpse of an old handheld gaming system, made the rounds on video game blogs like Kotaku and Nintendo Life earlier this week. Most of the coverage has centered on how cool the device looks (and reader, it does), but look a bit closer and you'll see the device stands for something. It shows us how one era of consumer tech could be remixed or enhanced by people — an era that's arguably coming to a close as corporations lock down their products through hostile produ...more

Apple Just Blocked PC Gamers From Playing Steam Games On iOS - 05月25日(金)20:18 

It looks like Steam users with iPhone and iPad devices are left out in the cold.

【スマホ特許訴訟】サムスンのアップルへの賠償金は588億円に - 05月25日(金)19:01  newsplus

◆アップルのスマホ特許訴訟 サムスン賠償金は588億円に アップルとサムスン電子のスマートフォン特許権を巡る差し戻し審で、米カリフォルニア州サンノゼの連邦地裁陪審は24日、サムスンのアップルへの損害賠償を5億3900万ドル(約588億円)と認定した。 国際的な特許訴訟が始まってから7年となる中、アップルは2012年に出された当初の評決に盛り込まれた約10億ドルの賠償を差し戻し審でも求めていた。 これに対し、サムスンは2800万ドルを主張していた。 同日の陪審認定は損害賠償額についてだけで、スマートフォンの角の丸みや前...

Verizon is offering $50 off two pairs of Apple Airpods, and discounts on Airpods *never* happen - 05月26日(土)03:29 

Verizon wants to give you two pairs of Apple Airpods for $270. That's $50 off. Y'all. This is the only way we know of to get Airpods with this big of a discount right now, and Verizon is the only carrier in on the action. It's only happened once before, and it probably won't happen again any time soon. This is like, the Halley's Comet of Apple deals. SEE ALSO: The best cases for the iPhone 8 Plus, according to customer reviews For reference as to how huge this deal is, just know that the best deal you could find on Airpods for Black Friday was a puny $9 discount on Ebay. Here's how it works: ...more

Psst: You can get a brand new 32 GB iPhone 7 for less than $300, plus a free Straight Talk gift card - 05月26日(土)02:57 

It's no secret that iPhones aren't exactly at optimal performance after a year of use. Apple thinks they're slick by unveiling a new iPhone just when yours breaks, but...nah. We don't have a spare $549 laying around to replace our iPhone 7, let alone almost a grand for the iPhone 8 or X. If you're desperately in need of a new iPhone, you probably think that the only affordable options are buying someone's old iPhone 5 on Facebook Marketplace, or this:  via GIPHY But you'd be wrong. Because we found a deal that can get you a brand new 32GB iPhone 7 and a free $55 gift card for Straight ...more

Apple is giving away a month of free iCloud storage to new subscribers - 05月25日(金)23:13 

Listen up, digital hoarders. Apple apparently wants more of its customers to cough up the (relatively small amounts of) dough for premium iCloud storage. Spotted by AppleInsider, the tech giant is running a new complimentary month promotion to ease people into paying for remote storage. SEE ALSO: I finally caved and bought more storage on Google Drive, iCloud When iCloud users max out the 5GB of free storage on the cloud that Apple provides, Apple serves up a new message:  "You do not have enough space in iCloud to back up your iPhone. A 50GB plan gives you plenty of space to continue bac...more

『乙嫁語り』風の人形をハーゲンダッツの空き箱1つから作る動画。パッケージを余すところなく使用して組み上げていく神ワザに「あらかわいい」 - 05月25日(金)19:45 

 今回紹介するのは、pocariroboさんが投稿した『ハーゲンダッツの空き箱で少女を作ってみた』という動画です。再生数は500回を超え、「作ってみた」カテゴリランキングで最高で12位を記録しました。 投稿者メッセージ(動画説明文より) ハーゲンダッツ(6個入り)の空き箱のパッケージデザインを利用して少女を作ってみました。衣装は着脱式です。民族衣装っぽくなりました。 ハーゲンダッツの空き箱で少女を作ってみた  ハーゲンダッツ(6個入り)の空き箱を1個だけ使って、民芸品レベルの人形を作ってしまう手先が器用な人が登場しました。余った材料はほんのわずか。箱の柄をうまく利用し、ハーゲンダッツのロゴがかわいい人形に仕上げています。すごすぎるー。  材料はハーゲンダッツの空き箱です。これ1箱だけです。  白い部分から顔を作ります。  茶色い模様部分に1ミリ幅の切り込みを入れ、髪の毛にします。  カップの絵柄を切り抜いた部分で上半身を作ります。  切り抜いたあとの材料で手足を作ります。  さらに余った材料で衣装を作ります。  最終的に余った材料はほんのわずかでした。  制作には10日ほどかかったそうです。この動画を投稿したpocariroboさんは「電球の空き箱で少女を作ってみた」、「日本酒の空き箱で観音菩薩を作ってみた」などのペーパークラフト動画を投稿しています。...more

Charge your phone wirelessly while you're driving - 05月25日(金)19:00 

Sorry to get all grim here, but when you get behind the wheel, you become responsible for your life, your passengers’ lives, and the lives of your fellow drivers. So don’t be mucking around with your phone while you’re speeding down the highway, ok?  Get yourself a Fast Wireless Car Charger mount and keep your phone front and center — no fumbling around between the seats required. SEE ALSO: Best Father's Day gifts for your tech-savvy dad This secure charging mount clamps onto your air vent, wires into your car’s 9V power outlet, and adjusts to accommodate any...more