Orchestra uses 24 GoPro cameras to give you an amazing up-close look at its performance

Orchestra uses 24 GoPro cameras to give you an amazing up-close look at its performanceIt’s always nice to see orchestras try to embrace new technology to build more of an audience for classical music and the Czech Philharmonic has to decided to take things to another level by using 24 different GoPro cameras to give us a first-hand look at what it’s like to perform in a concert hall as a professional musician. RELATED: New ad shows how Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen uses the iPad to compose masterpieces The video shows the orchestra performing the first few minutes of Richard Strauss’s Death and Transfiguration and it gives you a look from multiple vantage points, including from behind the conductor’s podium, to behind the timpani and percussion section, to directly across from the first violinist. The orchestra says the 24



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This tiny cardboard capsule is exactly what the iPhone doctor ordered

This tiny cardboard capsule is exactly what the iPhone doctor orderedNo matter how big smartphone batteries are, smartphone users still often must rely on external battery packs to keep them going, so it’s no wonder the accessory market is filled with third-party accessories that promise to prolong battery life on iPhones, Android devices and other gadgets that might require frequent charging. FastCoDesign has found a new external battery concept though, and it offers a different and unique take on providing extra power. FROM EARLIER: Meet XOO, the belt that can recharge your iPhone and Android smartphone Designer Tsung Chih-Hsien has imagined a disposable cardboard battery capsule that would come in different sizes called Mini Power, which can deliver a battery boost for a certain amount of time (as seen in the image above), and can then be



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A blast from the past: The iPhone wasn’t Apple’s first effort with mobile phones

A blast from the past: The iPhone wasn’t Apple’s first effort with mobile phonesWe all know the story of how Apple completely changed the mobile phone industry with the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. However, this wasn’t Apple’s first attempt at cracking the mobile phone market — a post over at Reddit’s Apple fan page reminds us that Apple and Motorola teamed up to release an “iTunes phone” back in 2005, just two years before Apple released its own game-changing smartphone. RELATED: Throwback Thursday: Motorola ROKR E1 As we can see in this old Engadget article on the device, the long-forgotten Motorola phone was essentially an iPod that also happened to double as a mobile phone. It eventually released in September 2005 as the Motorola Rokr E1, a mobile phone that featured a 512 MB



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Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith

Google Inc co-founder Brin arrives on the red carpet during the 2nd Annual Breakthrough Prize Awards at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain ViewBy Alexei Oreskovic, Sarah McBride and Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass, the gadget that transforms eyeglasses into spy-movie worthy technology, Google co-founder Sergey Brin sauntered bare-faced into a Silicon Valley red-carpet event on Sunday. He'd left his pair in the car, Brin told a reporter. The Googler, who heads up the top-secret lab which developed Glass, has hardly given up on the product — he recently wore his pair to the beach. …



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U.S. government warns on bug in Apple’s iOS software

A customer holds an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus after the phones went on sale at the Fifth Avenue Apple store in Manhattan, New York(Reuters) – The U.S. government warned iPhone and iPad users on Thursday to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple Inc's iOS operating system that would enable them to steal sensitive data. There was the potential for hacks using a newly identified technique known as the "Masque Attack," the government said in an online bulletin from the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Teams. …



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Apple faces lawsuit for the case of the disappearing text messages

Apple faces lawsuit for the case of the disappearing text messagesIt might be hard to believe for some of the Apple faithful, but there are plenty of iPhone users who opt to switch to Android. Unfortunately, for far too long, many of them would have difficulty receiving text messages, an issue which Apple recently addressed with a new online tool that allows users to deregister their iMessage accounts. But for the U.S. courts, this might have been too little, too late. FROM EARLIER: Big Android fan reviews Apple’s iPad Air 2 after using it for two weeks Reuters reports that plaintiff Adrienne Moore is seeking “class-action status and unspecified damages” after switching from an iPhone 4 to a Galaxy S5 earlier this year. She claims that Apple did not adequately warn her of the fact



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BlackBerry CEO sees fewer new devices, focus on profitability

BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen speaks during the official launch of the Passport smartphone in TorontoBy Euan Rocha TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry, which has completed the first phase of its two-year turnaround plan, is now focused on profitability and will not spread itself thin by attempting to launch too many new devices, its chief executive said. John Chen, who took the reins at the struggling mobile technology company in November 2013, has moved rapidly to try to get the one-time investor darling back on track. …



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9 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now (save $57!)

9 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now (save $  57!)The holidays aren’t quite here yet, but every day is a holiday here at BGR. We showed you seven good paid iPhone and iPad apps on Thursday that were all on sale for free — hurry and you can still download a few of them without paying — but today we have an even more impressive list. Friday’s collection of paid iOS apps on sale brings you nine apps that would normally cost $ 57 all together to download, but you can get them all for free right now if you hurry. DON’T MISS: Watch CEO Mark Zuckerberg obliterate an Ebola troll on Facebook These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time



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9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited time

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free for a limited timeIs there a better way to celebrate hump day than by downloading a bunch of cool paid iPhone and iPad apps for free? Yesterday’s list had eight great apps on it — some of which are still free — and today we’re back with another nine iOS apps that are on sale for free. As is always the case, of course, these sales could end at any time so hurry up and grab them before these great sales come to an end. DON’T MISS: Proof Apple knows the ‘Bendgate’ problem is much more serious than it publicly admitted These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no



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This might be why the iPad mini 3 didn’t get a major update this year

This might be why the iPad mini 3 didn’t get a major update this yearEven though Apple released two new iPad models this year, including the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3, only the 9.7-inch version received a significant upgrade, with the mini model only getting a Touch ID fingerprint sensor and an extra color option. A report from Chinese publication Economic Daily News suggests that starting next year, Apple will discontinue the iPad mini line and replace it with the bigger 12.2-inch iPad Pro model. FROM EARLIER: Specs for Apple’s unannounced iPad Pro may have just leaked Apple is expected to sell fewer iPad models this year than it did in 2013, with iPad mini sales expected to drop by 33% according to the publication. Furthermore, the smaller iPads are also expected to



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