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Apple Buys LinX, A Camera Module Maker Promising DSLR-Like Mobile Performance

techcrunch.com — Apple has acquired LinX, an Israeli camera tech company whose most recent offerings include multi-aperture camera models which can enable effects like background focus blur, parallax images and 3D picture capture.

Watch SpaceX Launch The Falcon 9 Rocket For CRS-6 Mission, Take Two

techcrunch.com — SpaceX is going to try to launch its CRS-6 International Space Station resupply mission again today at 4:10 PM ET, after having to scrub the launch yesterday due to adverse weather conditions. Weather today looks mostly favorable, with NASA reporting a "60 percent chance of acceptable conditions" for the target window at the Cape Canaveral launch site in Florida.

Apple Opens ResearchKit To Medical Research App Developers

techcrunch.com — Apple announced ResearchKit at its special event in March, as an open framework that could be employed by scientists and medical research to gather data for studies. At the time, it showcased some apps built using the framework with select partners, but today, it's opening ResearchKit up to all medical researchers, doctors, and scientists and the app developers working with them.

Guitar Hero Returns With First-Person Rocking

techcrunch.com — Guitar Hero is poised to make plastic guitar controllers a fixture of living rooms everywhere once again, with a brand new version called Guitar Hero Live that ships this fall, complete with a built-in library of streaming, official music videos and first-person concert experiences that feature crowds that actually react to your axe prowess.

Apple Patents A System To Broadcast Your Availability For Calls

techcrunch.com — Apple has a new patent, granted today by the USPTO (via AppleInsider), that would use contextual information including your current time zone, ringer silence status, battery life, location and cell network strength to determine whether or not you're available for a call automatically, and display that information to friends.

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Is June 8-12

techcrunch.com — Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conferenc e happens June 8 through June 12 this year, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The event is by invitation only, with tickets opening up for registration today, allowing developers to sign up for the random selection process.

Charge The New MacBook From A Battery Pack With Monoprice’s $10 USB-C Cable

techcrunch.com — The new MacBook's single USB-C port might lead to some concessions, but it also adds some versatility - like making it possible to use the computer with third-party power banks. And thanks to the Monoprice USB-C to USB-A 2.0 cable, it's remarkably easy to make that happen, and for just ten bucks, too.

Apple Seeds iOS 8.4 Developer Beta With All-New Music App

techcrunch.com — With iOS 8.3 out the door, it was inevitable that Apple would launch iOS 8.4 in developer preview - and now it's here. The pre-release software ships with a new version of Apple's native iOS Music app, complete with a brand new design and a reworked version of iTunes radio.

Watch As SpaceX Launches CRS-6 Resupply Rocket And Tries Drone Ship Recovery

techcrunch.com — You can watch live as SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket and attempts to recover the first stage portion via an automated, barge-based landing plan in the Atlantic ocean right here, with the first take-off attempted scheduled for 4:33 PM ET, provided conditions remain good and pre-flight checks go well.

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion And Compressor Creative Apps

techcrunch.com — Apple has updated its Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor pro movie-making software tools, with improvements made to support for new camera hardware, as well as additional 3D animation resources and effects features. The new tools are aimed at helping the suite up its game in terms of giving heavyweight filmmakers more ways to build content ready for blockbuster theater releases.
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Apr 14, 2015

Looks like SpaceX actually got close to a successful reusable rocket landing. That’s huge: tcrn.ch/1OxHbN2 pic.twitter.com/lgWAj3d5xr

Apr 14, 2015

The Apple TV is the new epicenter of the smart home and entertainment. Is my guess. techcrunch.com/2015/04/14/app…

Apr 14, 2015

@chrisrnesi interesting idea. seems like it would make for good analogies, given today’s startup scene.

Apr 13, 2015

@meliarobin @AshleyLutz if i click on this and the hed isn’t some variation of “secret’s out” i’m gonna be so sad

Apr 13, 2015

@alex you should’ve formatted the drive and started fresh when you got it from IT silly alex

Apr 13, 2015

@flargh arm hair is wonderful peter, no matter what the commenters say. it’s all jealousy

Apr 13, 2015

@cyndyaleo there’s something going around. maybe it’s the dethawing of the east coast



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