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Coming Next From Philly Mag: BizPhilly

Tom McGrath, Philly Mag editor, here. Over the last few years Philly Mag has undergone tremendous growth and change — with a lot of that […]

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Philly Native Andrew McGill Creates Obama Detector Device

Really Smart Guy Andrew McGill is best known in Philadelphia for his website PhillyRapSheet.com, which scans court filings every 30 minutes to tell you who […]

Shoppist

The Apple Watch Release Date Has Been Announced

For smartwatch lovers and Apple obsessives, here’s the news you’ve been waiting for: Apple has finally announced the release month of the Apple Watch.

News

Apple (Yawn) Launched a New iPhone and a Watch Yesterday

I find it difficult to get excited about new consumer technology these days. It may be a sign that I’m getting older or cheaper, or […]

Shoppist

All the Details on Apple’s Crazy New iWatch

You may have heard most definitely have heard about yesterday’s Apple announcement: the unveiling of the Apple Watch, the latest and greatest in wearable technology. […]

News

The War on Household Germs Goes Nuclear

Last weekend I was at the Shore with my relations, as I am every August at this time of year. We’d just finished supper, and […]

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Brigitte Daniel’s Got a Plan to Get Young Women of Color Into Technology

Like the Trayvon Martin story before it, what happened in Ferguson two weeks ago has had a continued news presence in part because of social […]

The Scene

2014 Philadelphia Geek Awards

Excitement reigned on the sidewalk outside The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University on Saturday night as the 4th Annual Philadelphia Geek Awards got […]

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New Steve Powers Emojis Available from Hi-Art App

You’ve seen his Love Letter murals all over town, but now you can spice up your texts with some digital art by Steve Powers. The Philly […]

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Amazon Introduces “Netflix for Books”-Style Service

AP reports that Amazon is rolling out a new service that—for $9.99 a month—allows Kindle users unlimited access to “thousands of electronic books and audiobooks.” […]

City

PPA Hopes to Let You Pay for Parking With Your Cell Phone

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is hoping to allow you to pay for parking with your cell phone by next summer. Well, “hopefully,” a spokesperson says. […]

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Local Architect Publishes Adorable Children’s eBook Series

The Memoirs of Winthrop Little is an interactive children’ book series app dreamt up by Wayne resident and architect Jeffrey Martin. The story is written by an adorable teddy bear named Winthrop […]

City

Hot Philly Startup Curalate Gets $8.6M in Funding

Curalate, a Philly-based tech start-up with 45 employees, got $8.6 million in funding. Re/code’s Jason Del Rey reports New Enterprise Associate (NEA) led the funding; […]

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Homefront Video Game Set in Scary, Future Philadelphia

German video game company Crytek has revealed that the next installment of its video game series Homefront: The Revolution will be set in a future, post-apocalyptic Philadelphia, […]

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SEPTA’s New Payment Technology Will Be Called SEPTA Key

Lots of new developments coming out of SEPTA these days. There’s the new 24-hour SEPTA service that debuts on June 15th. There’s the covert text-to-911 […]