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10 things you should know about Google’s Gboard keyboard

Google now offers its very own keyboard for iOS, and it’s awesome. It’s packed full of useful features like glide typing and built-in search, and it has a clean and simple design that’s a pleasure to type on. It’s probably the best third-party keyboard on iPhone. But there are 10 things you should know about Gboard […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

This Is How Your City Got Crazy Expensive

If you’ve been considering the idea of purchasing real estate, this map of “Million Dollar Listings” in the US’s priciest cities will make you want to roll up into the fetal position and bawl your eyes out.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

That Star Wars Episode VIII Title Floating Around Probably Isn't Real

With Episode VIII a year and a half away, leaks and spoilers are all we’re going to hear about for awhile. Naturally, that leads to a lot of fake nonsense floating around the internet in an attempt to capture the avid attention of Star Wars fans jonesing for an info fix. Case in point: the supposed subtitle of the movie that’s making headlines everywhere.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

10 Tricks to Turn You Into a PS4 Master

Whether you’ve just unwrapped a brand new PS4 or you’ve had one since launch day in November 2013 , you probably haven’t explored everything Sony’s powerhouse console has to offer—no doubt you’ve been too busy gaming. Join us on a tour of 10 of our favorite PS4 tips, from upgrading its internals to streaming games to your laptop.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

Google's New Science Journal App Turns Your Android Phone Into a Lab Full of Sensors

If you’re working on a rocket destined for Mars, Google’s new Science Journal app might be a bit limited. But if you’re an aspiring scientist, the free app will turn an Android smartphone or tablet into laboratory full of experiments by grabbing data from the device’s various sound, light, and motion sensors.Read more... Source: Gizmodo

iPhone robbery in NYC turns subway into a bloody scene

Police in Brooklyn arrived to a bloody scene at the busy Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center train station on Friday morning after a 33-year-old man was stabbed while riding the N train. The assailant apparently knifed the victim in the stomach after grabbing his iPhone while the Coney Island-bound train pulled into the subway station. Emergency responders […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Indian actor teases ‘Apple VR’ after meeting Tim Cook

Is Apple finally going to dip its toe into the fast-growing world of virtual reality? Everyone’s been waiting for the Cupertino company to make its move as devices like the Samsung Gear VR become increasingly popular, and according to Indian actor Emraan Hashmi — who met with Tim Cook this week — “Apple VR” is on […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

Pianist remixes iconic iPhone ringtones into classical song

The iPhone’s classic marimba ringtone has grown a bit annoying after nine years of playing in pockets across the globe. We’ve seen the classic tone remixed a ton of different ways, but perhaps none are better than this classical remix cooked up by musician Tony Ann. The pianist has recreated the most popular ringtones ever […](via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens) Source: cultofmac

A Pianist Recreates Popular Ringtones, And the Results Are Actually Really Fun

Musician Tony Ann recreated popular ringtones—like the iPhone’s Marimba and T-Mobile’s jingle—with a piano. Though hearing other people’s ringtones in real life is totally annoying, listening to their piano arrangements is quite nice (in a “hey, I know this tune but can’t quite figure out why I know it” sort of way).Read more... Source: Gizmodo