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Let’s talk about the Samsung Galaxy S7 and its microUSB port

“Some thoughts on why Samsung may have skipped USB Type-C in its 2016 flagships — and how it might actually make sense. The recent leakage of apparent press renders of the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, along with corresponding hardware specs, have given us plenty to think about.” View More

Breaking news for Apple fans

“Jony Ive chooses his successors, this week on The CultCastThis week: Jony Ive’s big promotion has him handing over the keys to Apple’s legendary industral design lab, so we have to wonder… is this step one in an Ive succession plan? Plus: the surprising suitability of Ive’s replacement, Rich” View More

Apple and IBM Team Up For Major Enterprise Mobility Partnership

“IBM will begin selling iOS devices to its corporate customers and will also create more than 100 industry-specific native apps that are built from the ground up for the iPhone and the iPad.” View More

Google Play Music launches a free, ad-supported, version in the US

“Google is rolling out a free version of Google Play Music in the US, supported by ads. Just ahead of the Apple Music launch next week, Google Play Music now has a new option that allows users to listen to its library of songs for free.” View More

Rethinking office space

“Not the sexiest title for a blog post, I know. But as we’ve inhabited a variety of workplaces—including a garage in Menlo Park, a farmhouse in Denmark and an entire New York city block—we’ve learned something about what makes an office space great.” View More

Apple Pay fraud already ‘rampant,’ expert claims

“Apple Pay is reportedly not immune to fraudsters. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac Apple Pay might be taking over the world of mobile payments, but as with any new technology there are scammers looking to misuse the service.” View More

BlackBerry plans to launch a sliding ‘dual-curved display’ phone this year

“During a press conference at Mobile World Congress today, BlackBerry revealed that it plans to launch a new touchscreen slider device later this year.” View More

How to install Parallels Desktop and Windows 10 on your Mac

“Now that Parallels Desktop supports Windows 10 Technical Preview, you can safely run Microsoft’s new OS on your Mac. Apple’s Boot Camp software lets Macs runs Windows by restarting in Windows instead of OS X. Boot Camp, however, doesn’t officially support Windows 10 yet.” View More

Apple Seeds Second OS X 10.10.3 Yosemite Beta to Developers

“The new beta, build 14D87h, is available for registered developers through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store and through the Mac Dev Center. OS X 10.10.3 brings several new features to Yosemite, including the new Photos for OS X app.” View More

Get Off-Network Security With OpenDNS’s Roaming Client

“Our mission at OpenDNS is to secure our customers’ networks on any device, anytime, anywhere. Our Roaming Client product allows you to work safely off-network—at coffee shops, airports, or anywhere else you might take your laptop. How Does the Roaming Client Work?” View More

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