This kid has one awesome dad.

This is one awesome Dad.

Geek Tyrant

Check out this amazing Boba Fett costume created by a dad for his six-year-old son. The costume is a replication of the Lego Boba Fett that was featured in the 9496 Desert Skiff LEGO set.

This kid has a very talented and loving father, who put a lot of effort and talent on this costume.

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iPhone 5s continues reign as world’s best-selling smartphone.

iPhone 5s continues reign as world’s best-selling smartphone.

Imore:

For nine months straight, in any given quarter, no phone has sold more units than the iPhone. Or so says Counterpoint Technology Research Firm. That’s especially impressive when you consider that in our modern technology world, the iPhone 5s is now “old” and our attention has turned to the hotly-anticipated iPhone 6. And considering how many challengers have come along and threatened to…

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Most World Cup teams used Mac-only software from Sportstec to improve game performance

TUAW:

Out of the 32 teams that qualified for the 2014 World Cup, 18 used Sportstec software for statistical analysis, in-game tracking, and more. Of the final four, Brazil, Argentina, and the Netherlands all employ Sportstec technology.

They don’t mention Germany, they are using some technology from another dimension apparently.

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Trailer for EXODUS: Gods and Kings

Looks cool and it has a very good cast.

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Senior Apple Maps engineer drives off to Uber

iMore:

Uber, the car service that’s irritating taxi companies everywhere, has poached a senior Apple engineer who was a lead on Apple Maps.

There is a joke about Apple Maps here, but I’m not going to say it.

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Smartphone Truths and Samsung’s Inevitable Decline

SMARTPHONE TRUTHS AND SAMSUNG’S INEVITABLE DECLINE

Ben Thompson, Stratechery

Ultimately, though, Samsung’s fundamental problem is that they have no software-based differentiation, which means in the long run all they can do is compete on price. Perhaps they should ask HP or Dell how that goes.

In fact, it turns out that smartphones really are just like PCs: it’s the hardware maker with its own operating system that is dominating profits, while…

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Inside App Extensions: Apple, Inc’s new Widgets & Keyboards similar to Android’s, but secure

Great article at 9to5 Mac, by Daniel Eran Dilger, explaining extensions in iOS 8.

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A Robot will park your car at Düsseldorf Airport in Germany

A Robot will park your car at

Mashable:

The robot measures the vehicle, picks it up with a forklift-like system, and takes it to the back area, where it will position it in one of the 249 parking spots reserved for automated valets. The machine is capable of carrying standard cars weighing up to 3.31 tons.

The introductory rate for robot valet parking at Düsseldorf is 29 euros ($39.59) per day or 4 euros ($5.46) per hour.…

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