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June 08, 2015

Deep-dive review: The Apple Watch after a month of use (video)

The Apple Watch can be fun and handy — but it’s not perfect. After a month of constant use, our reviewer reports that he really likes it, but it’s not for everyone. READ MORE

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Issue highlights

1. WWDC 2015: Keynote live blog

2. WWDC 2015: Everything we think we know

3. Microsoft goes vague on Windows 10 support

4. South Korean team surges past rivals to win DARPA bot battle

5. Here comes the modular mobile revolution

6. Sony Music chief confirms Apple streaming service unveils today

7. Google wants you eat to eat your vegetables

8. PayPal users may get break on unsolicited robocalls, texts

9. INSIDER 5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100

10. As PC interest wanes, Computex loses its luster

11. 9 movies that get IT (almost) right

12. The art of the resume

13. Use Wi-Fi to power your phone? No, do the math!

14. EasyJet turning to drones for aircraft inspections

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WWDC 2015: Keynote live blog

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) ramps up today, with expectations high that Apple will unveil its new music streaming service as well as detail its plans for iOS 9, OS X 10.11, HomeKit and more. READ MORE

WWDC 2015: Everything we think we know

Watch OS, iOS 9, OS X, Swift, Beats, Apple TV and sexism — everything we now expect from WWDC 2015 in one place… READ MORE

Microsoft goes vague on Windows 10 support

When it comes to Windows 10, Microsoft keeps talking about the “supported lifetime of the device.” Just what the company means by that remains open to interpretation. READ MORE

South Korean team surges past rivals to win DARPA bot battle

South Korea’s Team Kaist, in sixth place after the first day of competition in the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals, maneuvered past rivals on Saturday to win. READ MORE

Here comes the modular mobile revolution

The modular mobile revolution promises customization, flexibility, high performance, lower cost and eco-friendliness. What’s not to love? READ MORE

Sony Music chief confirms Apple streaming service unveils today

Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris confirmed Sunday that Apple plans to launch a new streaming music service today at WWDC. READ MORE

Google wants you eat to eat your vegetables

Silicon Valley’s cream of the crop is going on something of a diet, with Google’s food department now on a mission to cut down on meat. READ MORE

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5 Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers for less than $100

Wi-Fi stumblers and analyzers are a must-have when troubleshooting Wi-Fi interference and performance issues, or when simply checking channel usage on the wireless bands. READ MORE

As PC interest wanes, Computex loses its luster

Taiwan held its 35th annual Computex trade show last week, and the event hasn’t aged well. There was little news to get excited about, the crowds were thinner and there were no products on the show floor that generated the buzz seen in years past. READ MORE

9 movies that get IT (almost) right

If you push a real spy for a few minutes, they’ll admit their life is nothing like the movies. Car chases are rare, beautiful opponents are few and the itinerary is anything but exotic. It’s mainly sitting at a desk, clicking and typing. But as Alfred Hitchcock once said, “The cinema is not a slice of life but a piece… READ MORE

The art of the resume

Company is trying to fill an opening on its data center team, and this pilot fish is tapped to conduct the initial phone interviews. “One candidate looked really good — according to his resume, he had 15 years’ experience working in a data center,” fish says. READ MORE

Use Wi-Fi to power your phone? No, do the math!

Scotty would facepalm at the idea. IT Blogwatch explains why. READ MORE

EasyJet turning to drones for aircraft inspections

Airline hopes drones can reduce the amount of time aircraft are out of service. READ MORE

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