The Last Time Apple Sold an Obscenely Overpriced Gadget

Now that the collective eye roll around Apple's $10,000 watch has turned into a blank stare, it's time for a little bit of nostalgia. Apple is not new to this game of selling seemingly everyday gadgets for ridiculous dollar amounts. The Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh (TAM) wrote the rules nearly 20 years ago. » 3/18/15 12:40pm 3/18/15 12:40pm

A Tearful Moment from the New Steve Jobs Documentary That Debuts Today

Today at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX, audiences are watching the debut of a new CNN documentary called Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine. It's about Jobs' life, and how he influenced tech culture. The film's director, Alex Gibney, is also known for his controversial documentary about Scientology. » 3/14/15 4:29pm 3/14/15 4:29pm

Does Apple Ruin Your iPhone on Purpose? The Conspiracy, Explained

Every year, Apple tempts the world with a new, expensive iPhone, hailed as the fastest and best iPhone ever. You buy it. And then, just in time for the next Fastest iPhone Ever to hit stores, the one in your pocket feels crummier and more sluggish than ever. Coincidence? Or conspiracy? » 3/12/15 3:40pm 3/12/15 3:40pm

An Adorable Felt Apple Watch That Never Needs Charging

You caved on the iPod Touch, and maybe even bought your kid a cheap tablet, but how are you going to explain to them that there's no way you're buying them a $500+ Apple Watch? Easy, you just make an adorable felt alternative like Hiné Mizushima did and tell them it's powered by their imagination so it never needs… » 3/11/15 3:28pm 3/11/15 3:28pm