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YouTube Find: Robin Williams' side-splitting Siri impression

Comedian and actor Robin Williams impersonates Siri and transforms her into a French man in this hilarious clip from The Ellen Show. ...

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Ever wonder what would happen if you microwaved your iPhone?

There are a lot of ways to destroy an iPhone by accident: Dropping it on a hard surface from a good distance, letting it slip out of your breast pocket and into the toilet, or forgetting it on the roof of your car are all fine choices. But nobody has ever microwaved their iPhone on accident, but...

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TUAW TV Live: Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

With apologies to David Bowie for mutilating his lyrics in a TUAW TV Live promo post headline. Changes are afoot at TUAW TV Live. By next week, we expect to have the show broadcasting on YouTube Live and will then start adding some new features to make the show more interactive. This week should...

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YouTube Find: Line-waiting and cheering at the original iPad launch in NYC

Four years ago this week, Apple started selling its first iPad model.The iPad was announced on January 27, 2010, by Steve Jobs during an Apple press event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Pre-orders began in March, and the tablet went on sale starting April 3, 2010. I was...

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In 1995 Apple made some promises to educators about the future of technology. Here's what they got right.

Dreaming is what technology companies are supposed to do. They think about the future, and then build it. In 1995, Apple was looking at the world ahead and released a promotional video to educators laying out its vision for how students would be learning one day. It's been 19 years since this...

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OMG, is that thing what I think it is?

Serbian sculptor Dragan Radenovic unveiled his Steve Jobs tribute in Belgrade yesterday according to Business Insider. Clearly inspired by the neo-Roccoco-Pez-Bauhaus school, the new sculpture succeeds at both being scary art and a scrumptious candy dispensing dessert treat! Image via Business...

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YouTube find: Macintosh Jr.

"It said 'public.' I changed it." This is an old parody from Saturday Night Live that still makes us laugh. Watch as Zach's project for Mrs. Hanson blows the other kids away. It's an odd project, though: a dinosaur eating a soldier, an airplane crashing into a vocation and a nuclear explosion....

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YouTube for iOS updated with WiFi quality selection streaming

Google has been busy pushing out updates for its major iOS apps. First was the update to Google Maps yesterday, and the YouTube app gets a change. This is the app's first update since iOS 7 launched, so it includes the expected "iOS 7 compatibility improvements" as well as Accessibility...

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Spin looks to bring high-fidelity group video chatting to iPhone and iPad

For the past year, three relatively low-profile but intriguing iPhone and iPad apps from developer Net Power & Light have graced the App Store: Together Talks, Together Justice and Together Learn are all built on the company's core Spin technology. Each app provides a collaborative video chat...

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Mac App of the Week: MPlayerX offers multi-format playback for OS X

MPlayerX (free) is one of those fabulous utilities like VLC, NicePlayer and MPEG Streamclip that seems to have ended up on my Mac as a must-have playback app. It offers an OS X wrapper around FFmpeg and MPlayer libraries. These enable it to handle a wide range of media codecs without requiring you...

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Video: The 5s slow-mo revolution begins

Yoni Heisler found this slow-motion video on YouTube this morning. It showcases the 5s' new 120fps video capture. The recorded segments, which include vegetable juggling and knife skills, look pretty fabulous in our opinion. The quality of the light on the accelerated shots and the overall image...

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YouTube mobile app will soon offer offline viewing

In a rare instance of non-iOS 7 related news, YouTube announced on Wednesday that it plans to implement a new mobile feature that will enable users to view YouTube videos offline. According to All Things Digital, the feature will allow users to store video on their mobile device for up to 48 hours...

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Dollar Store Accessories: Flip stand case

Not every Dollar Store accessory is going to be a great success and, sadly, this case with a built-in stand was an utter piece of crap. I selected it for review because I rather liked the notion of a flip stand, especially for watching YouTube videos and the like. The case clicked onto my 4S...

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WSJ: Vevo heading to Apple TV as soon as this week

In the early 1980s, everyone wanted their MTV. It was 24 hours a day of music videos interspersed with snappy repartee from cool VJs. But MTV went the direction of reality TV, and the world lost the fun of discovering new bands and songs. Now Vevo is on the way; it's a joint venture between Sony...

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Google announces new YouTube for iOS with multitasking

Google has just made it easier to never stop watching videos on your iOS device. Today the company launched the latest update of the iOS version of YouTube, bringing with it the ability to multitask within the app. Bow down, you gods of self control. The multitasking feature allows users to...

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