Transcript: Phil Schiller, Craig Federighi and John Ternus on the state of Apple’s pro Macs

 You have already read the news. But we thought we would also use this opportunity to share a transcript of the interview with Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing; Craig Federighi, Senior Vice President of Software Engineering; John Ternus, Vice President of Hardware Engineering. Bill Evans from Apple PR was also in attendance. It was lightly edited for length and… Read More

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Watch The Golden State Warriors Get Their NBA Championship Rings In Virtual Reality

OAKLAND - MARCH 3: In Arena before the Golden State Warriors host the Dallas Mavericks in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena on March 3, 2007 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) So we’re definitely at the “see-what-we-can-do-with-virtual-reality” stage of virtual reality. You’re going to be bombarded with cool tricks that show off the “potential” of the technology. Democratic debate first, now this. If you’re an NBA fan and happen to have a Samsung Gear VR headset, you’ll be able to watch the Golden State Warriors get… Read More

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Tesla Buys A Company In A State Where It’s Barred From Selling Cars

tesla-loan-660 Tesla Motors has acquired Michigan-based Riviera Tool, Tesla confirms. This purchase marks Tesla’s first presence in Michigan, a state where the auto maker is not allowed to sell its vehicles. Read More

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FAA Drone Test Site In North Dakota Will Soon Cover Two-Thirds Of The State

14777832371_6fa99c6dcf_o Two-thirds of North Dakota will soon be open for drone testing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that it has greatly expanded the existing drone test site in the state and, thanks to a second expansion that’s already in the works, the test site will eventually cover two-thirds of the state (so this is really becoming more of a “drone test state”). Read More

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The Current State Of The Apple SIM, And Its Possible Future

apple-sim Apple unveiled new gadgets on stage today, but they didn’t discuss one of its most interesting new innovations – the Apple SIM. As detailed earlier by TechCrunch, the new SIM card lets you switch between participating carriers, which include AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint in the U.S., and EE in the U.K. So far, those are the only carriers who have signed on, but Apple is likely… Read More

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