Apple vs Samsung patent battle has U.S. Supreme Court confused

U.S. Supreme Court justices appear to be confused over how much Apple’s patented iPhone design should worth. Lawyers for Apple and Samsung faced off this morning at the nation’s highest court. The two sides argued whether breaking a design patent should be worth most of a product’s profits, or if the thousands of other patents […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

How One Outrageous Law Turned the Samsung Phone Recall Into a Disaster

Last night, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a statement warning consumers to stop using the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, even if they’d gotten a replacement, because the phones are still overheating and causing fires. Thankfully, Samsung was okay with the CPSC’s statement—because if the company didn’t like it, the statement wouldn’t have been released. Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Dropbox update brings iMessage app, PDF signing, Today widget

Dropbox today rolled out a big update for its iOS app, adding a number of nice new features. In addition to an iMessage app for iOS 10, the release also brings the ability to sign PDF documents and a handy Today screen widget. Many of us manage PDF documents in Dropbox, but until now, you needed another app […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 gets fourth beta build

One day after dropping new betas for iOS 10 and tvOS 10, Apple has seeded a new beta build of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to registered developers this morning. The fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 comes a week after Apple released the last build that contained a number of bug fixes and performance improvements for […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Cheaper iPhone 7 models may be slower, too

Apple finally bumped the storage on the baseline iPhone model to 32GB this year, but it looks like choosing the cheapest model may come with some serious speed setbacks. The 32GB versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus suffer from slower storage speeds, according to benchmarks that reveal the memory chip on the […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

10 of the Most Emotional Movie Scenes of All Time

Movies are supposed to make you feel something. The best ones can deliver scenes that make you feel all sorts of emotions through the fiction. CineFix cooked up a list of 10 of the most emotional movie scenes of all time—but really, it’s a dive that goes so much deeper than that, because it takes a look at all the ways movies deliver all kinds of feelings. Loss, happiness, a…

Samsung Halts Note 7 Sales Worldwide, Urges Owners to Power Down

Amid continued reports of their new flagship smartphone catching on fire, Samsung suspended global sales and replacements of the Galaxy Note 7 on Monday and advised current owners to turn the devices off. Earlier in the day, the company confirmed it was “adjusting” the phone’s production schedule after reports that Samsung had temporarily stopped manufacturing the device.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Twitter: Maybe Subway Ads Will Help?

Twitter’s little blue fowl has been drowning in a birdbath for some time now, but it’s still trying valiantly to lift itself up. Today, in that vein, the company launched a subway and street ad campaign. Sure, okay! Read more... Source: Gizmodo