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The FCC officially votes to kill net neutrality

Despite overwhelming opposition from Congress, technical experts, advocacy organizations and, of course, the American people, the FCC has voted to eliminate..

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Here's how to use Apple Pay Cash, Apple's new Venmo competitor that just launched

Apple activated Apple Pay Case this week, a new feature in iOS 11.2. Here's how to use it.

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What Ending Net Neutrality Means for You and Your Time Online

The FCC is moving to overturn an Obama-era net neutrality plan. Here’s what that could mean for Internet users.

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How the phone industry will stop spam robocalls

Spam robocalls are as bad as ever. However, the Federal Communications Commission and the telecommunications industry is working on a cryptographic solution.

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Apple watchOS 4.1 delivers phone-free music streaming

For many, the big allure of Apple Watch Series 3 has been the promise of phone-free music streaming on cellular data: you can listen to any song you like while...

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It’s time for the internet to block fake emails

One of the biggest upsides of the internet is that people from all over the world now have access to virtually anyone anywhere. Everyone is just an email..

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Snapchat dangles referral traffic with link sharing from other apps

In an update to Snapchat's iOS app today, Snap began rolling out two important new features. You now can share links from other apps via the iOS share sheet,..

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Romeo Power unveils its first consumer power packs

Romeo Power has just released what looks to be the mobile charging device of my dreams.

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Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

This morning at the WSJ's D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases.

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macOS High Sierra Features That You’ll Want To Upgrade For

Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 is the day that macOS 10.13 High Sierra becomes available to everyone and begins to be installed on newly produced Macs. There's been a

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Before you update to iOS 11 here's how to check which apps won't work

For users of Apple's iOS the imminent arrival of a major new update to the mobile platform is generally a moment of high excitement.

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Apple iOS 11 review: A big deal for iPads, but not iPhones

Now, with iOS 11, Apple is focusing even more on its big-screen iPad experience, but at the same time, it's leaving the iPhone a bit behind. The icons aren't exactly hard to figure out, but they're so close together on my iPhone 6S that it always takes m

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Proxytel wants to help business owners mask their phone numbers

Every once in a while, an app comes along aiming to provide users with disposable number, given the many reasons that an individual might not want to share his or her actual digits.

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Apple’s Venmo-like money transfers will arrive after iOS 11

A new payment service from Apple is set to launch sometime this fall through iOS 11 and watchOS 4 updates. Apple Pay Cash will allow Apple device users to trans...

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What happened with Apple Face ID fail

The internet is buzzing. As Apple demonstrated its new flagship phone onstage, the $999 iPhone X, the face-recognition unlocking feature failed. Here's what really happened.

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The new iPhones vs. the iPhone 7: What's changed?

This year's iPhone anniversary event has given us not one or two, but three new handsets to ponder over. The iPhone X is the star, offering us an edge-to-edge s...

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Everything Apple will introduce at tomorrow’s iPhone 8 and iPhone X event

Tomorrow morning, the collective eyes of the tech world will be laser focused on Apple's special media event where Tim Cook and co. will introduce a slew of new iPhone models, a next-gen Apple Watch and a completely revamped Apple TV. Set to kick off at 1

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The iPhone 10 years in: Everything that's changed from 2007 to 2017

News, email and search are just the beginning. Discover more every day. Find your yodel.

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IBM is teaching AI to behave more like the human brain

Since the days of Da Vinci's "Ornithoper", mankind's greatest minds have sought inspiration from the natural world for their technological creations.

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Apple Sets Sept. 12 Launch Event to Debut Revamped iPhone - Bloomberg

Apple Inc. has set Sept. 12 for its most significant new product announcement in years.

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The iPhone 7s won’t be a complete iPhone 7 copy

For the first time in Apple's history, three new iPhones are coming next month. Joining the expected iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus is the iPhone 8, which will debut a variety of new technologies that will likely be found in iOS devices of the future.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 8 Rumors: What’s Next for the iPhone 8?

While Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 rumors have been accelerating in the last few weeks, pundits still are going back and forth over whether “iPhone 8” will even be the name of the forthcoming flagship. Gruber instead suggests that either iPhone

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New leak directly from Apple confirms wireless charging in the iPhone 8 – BGR

Apple mistakenly released HomePod software into the wild, and the operating system revealed more details about the iPhone 8 than we’d have expected. In fact, the HomePod's firmware tells a much better iPhone 8 story than iOS 11, which is already availab

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The Secret Codes to Find Whatever You Want on Netflix

Finally, a way to find the movies you want without scrolling through the rest.

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Best iOS app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest iOS app deals on sale in the iOS App Store.

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Tesla says its Model 3 car will go on sale on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla says its keenly awaited Model 3 car for the masses will go on sale on Friday.

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The new iOS 11 gives the iPad its biggest update ever — here’s what it’s like

iOS 11 greatly improves the iPad's functionality, but it's still not enough to replace a full computer.

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Some of your apps will stop working when you install iOS 11 – here’s how to see which ones

Apple’s new iOS 11 software is obviously one of the most hotly anticipated releases of the year. It’ll bring tons of hot new features and refinements to millions upon millions of iPhone…

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Watch a former Apple guru tell the secret story of how the iPhone was invented

The iPhone is the one device that revolutionized the smartphone industry, helping make Apple the most valuable company in the world and killing off many of the early smartphone leaders like Nokia, Palm, and BlackBerry.

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Chinese Satellite Relays a Quantum Signal Between Cities

Launched last August, China's QUESS satellite recently achieved its goal: it sent single entangled photons between two cities 750 miles apart. Quantum cryptography, here we come.

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Firefox finally unveils its faster, more memory-efficient browser

The team behind open-source browser Firefox has released a much-awaited version that promises to be faster and less of a memory hog.

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The 27 most interesting new features in iOS 11

When iOS 11, the new, free iPhone/iPad OS upgrade comes this fall, you won't gain any big-ticket feature. Instead, you'll get lot of tiny nips and tucks that fall into five categories: Nice Tweaks, Storage Help, iPad Exclusives, Playing Catch-Up

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Combine Multiple Photos Libraries Into a Single Library

We show you how to merge multiple photo libraries into a single library on your Mac.

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If the iPhone 8 looks this good, Samsung is in trouble

A new day, and a new set of iPhone 8 renders are here to gawk at. This time around it’s not a concept that a designer created based on rumors. Instead, we’re looking at high-quality 3D renders that…

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LED Screens May Cause Permanent Damage

CBS Tampa covered the new scientific researches by the Complutense University of Madrid and Reticare.

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After two weeks with the Galaxy S8, I still think the iPhone 7 Plus is the world’s best phone

It's funny how months of leaks and rumors can paint what appears to be a complete picture of an upcoming smartphone. But then, once the device is finally announced, a different picture forms.

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Follow this guide to learn how to delete, and recover, notes on your iPhone

Notes is one of the best productivity apps in iOS. In this guide, we'll show you how to delete and recover notes using a variety of methods, including both iTunes and third-party apps.

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Early Macintosh Emulator Now Available at Internet Archive

MacOS System 6 (Version 6.0.8) If you're looking for an Apple-themed trip back in time, the Internet Archive is the place to go. After hitting surpassing 500

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Apple makes a bunch of apps free for everyone

iOS and Mac users can now download iMovie, GarageBand and iWork suite without having to shell out for the app or a new device.

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How to Turn a Live Photo into a GIF on Your iPhone

Live Photos are magical! The camera on your iPhone 6s/6s Plus, iPhone 7/7 Plus or iPhone SE snaps a "photo" that records what's happening 1.5 seconds

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Apple iOS 10.3 Has A Nasty Surprise

Apple iOS 10.3 upgrades are causing iPhone and iPad users to worry...

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The 8 best new features Apple added to your iPhone in iOS 10.3

After releasing roughly 437 different iOS 10.3 betas to developers over the past few weeks alone, Apple has finally released iOS 10.3 to the public. The new mobile software is available as an over the air (OTA) download or as a download through iTunes on

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You’re going to freak out when you find out your iPhone has this feature

It’s a new day, and that means a new revelation about the iPhone has been revealed. In other words: Your iPhone has a secret…

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Tech Tip: What to Do When a Mac or iDevice is Stolen

It can happen to anyone. One minute you're sitting at an outside café, you get distracted, and the next minute you notice your iPhone or MacBook is gone. Or

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Didn’t mean to delete that? Here’s how to recover deleted text messages on your iPhone

If you've ever needed to recover text messages, photos, or other types of media, there are a few simple ways to do so in iOS 10. Here are just a few examples, whether you prefer to go with a third-party app or one of several built-in features.

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Apple iPhone 8 rumors and news

We've already heard plenty of rumors about the iPhone 8, which is likely to arrive in 2017, including that it may be called the iPhone X. Here are all the exciting rumors about this incredible-sounding phone.

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How to enable the ‘dark mode’ feature hiding in your iPhone browser right now

Apple's iOS 10 software is packed full of new features. In fact, there are so many new features that it's impossible to remember them all, which is why we often publish collections of lesser-known tips and tricks.

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Safe & Green: Repurpose an Old iPhone as a Home Security Camera

When it's time to get a new iPhone, there are a lot of options for what to do with the old model. Here’s one more idea — turn that old iPhone into a home security camera.

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All the reasons people are ditching Android and switching to iPhones

Apple's first-generation iPhone started a revolution 10 years ago today. It seems like just yesterday that late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs walked out on stage at the Macworld conference in January 2007 and put an end to years of rumors and speculation.

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U.S. Intelligence Got the Wrong Cyber Bear

The U.S. government's technical report on Russian hacking identifies a tool that is readily available.

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Tech Tip: How iCloud Photo Library and the Photos App Work

The holidays are hitting this month and that means time with family and friends as well as making memories with your iPhone or iPad camera. You might very w

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Apple launches Apple Support troubleshooting app for iPhone and iPad

Apple launched a new app on Tuesday for people who use its products. It's pretty nifty.

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iPhone users, this trick is going to change your life

The only good thing about winter's arrival is that people will finally stop saying "winter is coming" every 27 seconds. Seriously, people, just stop it already. It was fun for one season, maybe two, but we're six seasons into GoT not and it's ge

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Apple engineer reveals the real reason Steve Jobs didn’t allow Flash on the iPhone

It all seems like ancient history now, but it really wasn't all that long ago that Apple and Adobe were engaged a very public and extremely bitter dispute stemming from Apple's refusal to support Flash on the iPhone.

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Apple admits to iPhone 'touch disease,' blames users and offers $149 fix

Apple has finally admitted to the existence of the mysterious iPhone ailment that caused unresponsive screens and came to be called the "touch disease."

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10 hidden iPhone tricks Apple never told you about

Apple's iOS 10 software is packed so full of features at this point that it's absolutely impossible to remember them all. The engineers and designers responsible for creating the iPhone and Apple's iOS 10 software can't even remember them all. The same ca

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A dozen iOS 10 feature gems that Apple forgot to mention

Last month, when Apple (AAPL) released iOS 10, the latest system software for the iPhone/iPad, it made a big deal out of the major features, like a redesigned Music app and contextual predictions in Autocorrect.

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​Apple now sells refurbished iPhones -- with a new battery

Its used but spruced-up iPhones aren't heavily discounted from new models, but they do get a new battery and shell.

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Google's A.I. Just Taught Itself How to Use Encryption

Google researchers tasked A.I. systems with keeping their communications private -- so they taught themselves encryption.

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Apple finally revealed its plan to conquer TV

Apple has announced a new Apple TV app that it says will bring all your shows and videos into a...

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The new MacBook Pro looks and feels so good it's unreal

The new MacBook Pro is here — literally available for preorder today — and I’ve just tried it. The best thing I can say about is simple: everything about it looks and feels so good I almost didn’t...

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Five of the Best Hidden Features of macOS Sierra

With each new release of the Mac operating system, there are always a few secret features, services, and tips hidden away, just waiting to be uncovered

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The Cost Of Building A Real-World AT-AT

A new study determines how much money it would take to build a real-world AT-AT, one of the Empire's many vehicles in the Star Wars trilogy.

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Here's how much an iPhone 7 really costs Apple to make

The price you pay for an iPhone 7 is almost three times the cost to make it.

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How To Get Ready For macOS Sierra

This post is designed to make sure that you and your Mac are both prepared for the upgrade so that it goes as smoothly as possible.

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The 92 features that make iOS 10 a fine, free upgrade

You can upgrade your iPhone to iOS 10 today! 92 new features, yours free! First, there’s been a colossal revamp of Messages, Apple’s text-messaging app. Second, Apple (APPL) has brilliantly rethought that moment when you pick up the phone—a hundred

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See If Your Mac, iDevices Are Compatible with Sierra, iOS 10

The announcements of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra will lead many to wonder whether their devices or Macs will support the new operating systems.

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This USB stick is basically directly out of a sci-fi movie and we're scared

Why does a USB seem threatening? Well, this little piece of technology will completely destroy your computer once it's plugged into it.

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Hands-On Impressions of iOS 10 Developer Beta | Other World Computing Blog

During the past few days, I've been acquainting myself with the first developer beta of iOS 10.

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Microsoft readies Windows 10 update, answers critics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft has a birthday present for Windows 10 users: more capabilities for its Cortana digital assistant and new ways to ditch passwords.

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Facebook is changing the way stories come into your News Feed

Your Facebook News Feed is about to get a makeover. In a statement issued by Facebook, the company’s engineering director Lars Backstrom explained that the change is being made after users of the social networking behemoth told the c

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The 7 best new features of iOS 10

Apple's iOS 10 brings a host of upgrades to the company's mobile operating system, some better than others.

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How to Play Windows Games On Your Mac

The Mac is a great platform to play games on, with more and more titles available for OS X all the time. However, there are still some notable titles absent

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Apple supplier mistakenly leaks details of next year’s major iPhone redesign

Citing a statement from the CEO of Catcher Technology — a key Apple supply partner — Nikkei reports that one of Apple’s iPhone models in 2017 will feature a glass casing. If this …

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Native ads will drive 74% of all ad revenue by 2021

Native ads — or ads that take on the look and feel of the content surrounding them — are taking over digital advertising.

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Quick Tip: Manually create a backup of your Health.app data - The Sweet Setup

The data from Health.app used to be something I didn’t think about too much. Once I got Apple Watch, that all changed. I’m feeding a ton of exercise data into it and also calorie data from MyFitnessPal. This data is backed up to iCloud and synced betw

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Researchers accidentally discover a way to make batteries last basically forever | Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation,

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have successfully incorporated nanowire technology into a new battery that can withstand hundreds of thousands of charging cycles.

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Apparently there's ANOTHER hidden message inbox on Facebook

We're about to share with you something that will change your life, probably (and suck up any free time you have). There is a whole vault of unseen Faceboo

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Quick Tip: Setting Up the Night Shift Feature In iOS 9.3 | Other World Computing Blog

Apple is touting a new feature that can actually help you to fall asleep faster. In this quick tip, I’ll show you how to set up Night Shift.

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Play Tetris on your Mac – For Free, Right Now! | Other World Computing Blog

Do you enjoy playing the classic game Tetris? Did you know that it is already on your Mac, and that you can play it right now?

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The New Power of Notes in iOS 9.3, OS X 10.11.4 | Other World Computing Blog

The Notes app gained some new capabilities. Today we’ll take a look at some new things you can do with Notes, as well as highlight a few functions you may not have been aware of before.

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Best app deals of the day! 8 paid iPhone apps free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on the chopping block for free, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps that will co

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Clara Rockmore’s 105th Birthday

Learn to play the theremin with Clara Rockmore! #GoogleDoodle

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This company hacked an iPhone with Play-Doh

If you’re protecting your smartphone with your fingerprint, beware strangers bearing Play-Doh.

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iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: A Detailed Look At ALL The Rumours | Know Your Mobile

How will 2016's biggest flagships compare? We take a look at the rumours behind Apple's iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7

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Apple Unlocked iPhones for the Feds 70 Times Before - The Daily Beast

A 2015 court case shows the tech giant was willing to play ball with the government before—and is only stopping now because it might ‘tarnish the Apple brand.’

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NSA chief: ‘Paris would not have happened’ without encrypted apps

National Security Agency Director Adm. Michael Rogers warns that encryption is making it “much more difficult” for the agency to intercept the communications of terrorist groups like the Islamic State, citing November’s Paris attacks as a case where

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How Apple Is Giving Design A Bad Name

For years, Apple followed user-centered design principles. Then something went wrong.

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Oops! Electronic Arts basically revealed how many Xbox Ones are out there

Microsoft stopped reporting monthly updates on Xbox One hardware sales last October, a move widely taken as a sign that the tech titan had given up on competing with the PlayStation 4 to become the generation’s “dominant” console. Thanks to publish

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Latest rumor says Apple's 4-inch iPhone will be called the 'iPhone 5e'

Recent rumors have suggested that Apple is preparing to release a new 4-inch phone, with a design...

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4TB consumer SSD becomes reality, thanks to Mushkin's latest venture

Mushkin is a well-recognized hard drive manufacturer, and it’s bringing its A game to 2016. Forget those measly 500GB SSD hard drives. Instead, take a look at these two data storage monsters: the revised 2TB Reactor and its 4TB no-name beast brother.

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Dave’s Faves: The 4 Biggest Tech Trends at CES This Year

This year, the buzzword was high-dynamic range (HDR) TV, which some companies will call Ultra HD Premium. HDR screens can come much closer. Of course, getting HDR means not just a new set, but new stuff to watch on it.

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Mozilla jettisons everything but the browser - TechRepublic

Mozilla has announced they will be further distancing themselves from Thunderbird. And Firefox OS is dead. Jack Wallen contemplates the fallout of Mozilla's latest moves.

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iPhone iOS 9.2 update brings SD card support | BGR

Better late than never, as the saying goes, and this time we’re talking about the iPhone getting a feature you’d think it should have had from the get-go. iOS 9.2 has added support for SD cards to all iPhone models with which the software is compatib

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Tim Cook defends Apple's new iPhone case that everyone is complaining about

Nobody seems to like the design of the new $99 Apple Smart Battery case for the...

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10 free Chrome hacks that will change the way you browse the Internet

Google’s Chrome web browser accounted for 31.41% of global desktop browsing in November, according to Net Marketshare. That makes it the second most popular browser in the world behind Internet Explorer, which had a global market share of 50.03% in No

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Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will have A9 CPU & Apple Pay, launch in early 2016, insider says

A revamped 4-inch iPhone from Apple will boast not only the same A9 processor as the latest iPhone 6s series, but also a NFC radio to enable Apple Pay transactions, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

The world of Microsoft Office is going to get a lot bigger with today's introduction of...

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Report: Apple will kill the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7

Even though the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus mildly surprised the world by being ever-so-slightly thicker than the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple’s apparent obsession with thinness is far from over. A Japanese blog cites a source who says Apple intends to do away

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20 Awesome Hidden Features of iOS 9 | NDTV Gadgets360.com

Downloaded iOS 9 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Have you spotted these useful hidden features?

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Apple has lost its way, say two pioneers of user-friendly design - Fortune

Don Norman and Bruce Tognazzini wrote the book—literally—on graphical user interfaces.

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Apple to Close Down Beats Music In Two Weeks

Beats Music is finally closing down: The Apple-owned music subscription service will cease operations on Nov. 30. Users were informed of the deadline with a post on the Beats Music support website, which said that remaining subscriptions will be canceled

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Self-driving cars are here to stay

What we hear less about are the self-driving cars that you can buy today. So far, they’re not fully autonomous, like Google’s. You’re required to keep at least one hand on the wheel while driving. In this regard, they’re strictly a stopgap between today’s cars and the fully self-driving models of 2020 or so.

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Apple has an idea that would change the iPhone's screen as we know it

Apple has made some significant changes to the way the iPhone looks over the past few years...

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Why iPhone owners only sometimes see accept/decline buttons when receiving calls - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: iPhone owners: Have you ever noticed sometimes when you receive a call you have an option to...

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Best Free iPhone Apps: 9 paid iOS apps on sale for free | BGR

It's almost here! As long as you don't live in one of these 17 zip codes, Apple's new iPhone 6s will start reaching customers doorsteps tomorrow morning.

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iPhone apps with XcodeGhost Malware: Top 25 iOS apps in App Store | BGR

After setting up a special help page that provides information about the massive XcodeGhost malware hack on its website, Apple has listed the top 25 iOS apps built using the counterfeit version of Xcode that was capable of injecting malware in apps befor

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Apple Targeted as Malware Infects China Mobile Apps - WSJ

Some of the most popular Chinese names in Apple Inc.’s App Store were found to be infected with malicious software, researchers say, exposing a rare vulnerability in Apple’s iOS mobile platform.

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For Decades, the Public Was Not Allowed to View Maps of the US Internet

There’s a good reason why you don’t know how your data gets from one place to another on the internet. The major network cables that truss the United States haven’t ever been fully viewable to the public–until now.

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20 Awesome Hidden Features of iOS 9 | NDTV Gadgets

Downloaded iOS 9 on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? Have you spotted these useful hidden features?

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Facebook Is Building An Empathy Button, Not “Dislike”. Here’s How It Could Work | TechCrunch

The Dislike button has long been the most requested feature from Facebook users. So when Mark Zuckerberg today said in a public Q&A that the company was..

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Some Stock Apps Can Be Deleted Someday - Fortune

After years of having to shuffle those pesky stock apps you never use around your iPhone, you might be able to delete them eventually.

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What it's like to use the brand new iPhones Apple just announced today

Apple just unveiled its latest pair of iPhones — the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Both phones are...

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iPhone VS Jailbroken iPhone | Know Your Mobile

There are many benefits to jailbreaking your iPhone but also some HUGE drawbacks. Here we pit a jailbroken iPhone versus a regular iPhone to see how they compare.

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Best free iPhone apps: August 31, 2015 | BGR

Summer is almost over... but it's still not too late to get some paid iPhone apps that are on sale for free for a limited time. Today we've rounded up seven paid iPhone apps that would normally cost a total of $17 but that are all completely free to downl

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Microsoft: Windows 95 launch was a $300 million 90s spectacle | BGR

20 years ago today, Microsoft launched Windows 95 and forever changed the way people across the world use computers. While Apple enthusiasts will be quick to tell you that many of the more well-received Windows 95 features had long been available on the

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Apple has major changes in store for the Apple Watch, and they're going to solve its biggest problems

Reviewers have had two common criticisms of Apple Watch since it launched in April: Apps are slow...

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Firefox is about to work a lot more like Chrome | The Verge

Mozilla is beginning to make a series of changes to Firefox that'll make certain aspects of the browser operate a lot more like Chrome. The changes are broadly designed to make Firefox more secure...

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Should you buy a curved TV?

If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped for a new television, expect to be blown away by the quality, size and thinness of the latest curved models.

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Best free iPhone apps: August 20 2015 edition | BGR

It's that time of day again. Today we have a terrific batch of seven paid iPhone apps that would normally cost you a total of $39 but that are all completely free to download if you act right now.

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For 40 years, computer scientists looked for a solution that doesn’t exist - The Boston Globe

MIT researchers demonstrate that it’s impossible to find a faster way of computing “edit distance.”

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Which One Is More Secure: Android or iOS?

In addition to looking at things like the selection of emoji and your options for selfies when comparing one mobile platform to another, it’s time to also start paying close attention to how they compare for security.

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Best Free iPhone Apps: 7 paid iOS apps on sale for free, August 10 | BGR

It's time to start another week off on the right foot, and BGR is there to make it happen. Today's list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free includes seven solid iOS apps that would normally cost $15 all together to purchase, but if you act fas

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Apple is going to make it much easier to use your iPhone when you have bad cell service

Even after using an early version of iOS 9 for a short period of time, it became clear that Apple's next iPhone update is going to focus on the little things that make your iPhone easier to use.

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Intel and Micron’s 3D XPoint RAM and memory technology: Specs | BGR

How many times have you complained about the low amount of RAM or internal on your computer or smartphone? It turns out Intel and Micron have been listening for quite a while and the two companies have announced a brand-new type of memory that’s both f

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Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano, & iPod shuffle: which one is right for you?

In a world of iPhones and iPads, iPods nevertheless continue to have a place at Apple, and Wednesday's update of the iPod touch -- plus new colors for the Nano and Shuffle -- raise the question of which iPod, if any, a person should buy.

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Hacking Tools: PITA uses radio waves to steal encryption keys | BGR

Just when you thought you were safe, a new hacking toy comes along and rocks your world. Imagine a tool exists that lets hackers pluck encryption keys from your laptop right out of the air. You can't stop it by connecting to protected Wi-Fi networks or e

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Apple Rumored to be Working on a Crazy iPhone Design Change We Thought We’d Never See

Apple this year will launch two new iPhone models, including the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which should be generally similar to its predecessors when it comes to overall design. But a new report says that Apple is already working on technology that mi

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Samsung makes big trucks transparent in the name of road safety

Back in 2009, Russian design house Art Lebedev introduced the dramatically titled Transparentius concept for improving road safety. It was remarkably simple: put a camera on the front of large,...

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Best Free iPhone Apps: 10 paid iOS apps on sale for free, June 19 | BGR

This has been a fantastic week for paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and we're finishing things on a high note. Yesterday's post had nine great paid iOS apps on sale — some of them are still free if you hurry — and today we have 10 more

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Apple is hiring human editors to change the way you get news

Apple appears to be building a newsroom. The iPhone maker has posted a new job listing that...

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Digital Vintage - Video - NYTimes.com

Ever wonder what the iPhone’s grandparents looked like? Chances are Lonnie Mimms has one in the massive collection of vintage computers he keeps outside of Atlanta.

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Apple unveils iOS 9 with smarter Siri, public transit in Maps, iPad split-screen multitasking

Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 9, will focus on enhanced system intelligence, numerous improvements to built-in apps, new iPad-specific capabilities, and much more, it was announced at WWDC on Monday.

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When Silicon Valley Is Too Much Like Silicon Valley | TechCrunch

I’m a big fan of the real Silicon Valley and HBO’s Silicon Valley. My favorite episode this season features the boys of Pied Piper crisscrossing Silicon..

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FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls - Yahoo Finance

Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating — and the government is taking note. The head of the Federal Communications Commission ...

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Affirmations? on the App Store on iTunes

Need a supportive, subversive, or often meaningless affirmation? This application will deliver a dose of what you need to reach your zen state. Click open and touch the feel button to get your wisdom. Facebook to share this affirmation with your friends and family.

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Best Free iPhone Apps: 10 paid iOS apps all now free, May 13 | BGR

Yesterday's list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free was one of our best of the week, but we're going to outdo ourselves with Thursday's list.

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R2-D2 USB Car Charger | ThinkGeek

R2-D2 USB Car Charger - No need to go to Tosche Station. We've got it covered.

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Tim Cook dropped a major clue about Apple’s next big product

During Monday night's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped a major hint about what the company might be working on next.

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This Chart Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Learning even just the basics of photography takes a bit of work and one of the more complex ideas is the relationship between ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. German photography blog Photoblog Hamburg has a graphic explaining how it works.

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​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3 - CNET

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

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Apple Watch: Everything We Know | MacRumors

Apple's Watch is designed to be both fashionable and functional, available in an array of different color and materials with six different types of watch straps that are easily interchangeable. Prices for the device, which will be available for pre-order and in-store previews on April 10 ahead of an April 24 launch, start at $349 and go as high as $17,000.

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Apple Watch Review: The Smartwatch Finally Makes Sense

If you can tolerate its flaws, you can wear the future on your wrist and keep your iPhone in your pocket.

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Imperial Star Destroyer drone patrols the skies above France

A French maker who creates incredible "Star Wars" drones is back with another. This time, he flies a modded Imperial Star Destroyer sure to strike fear into the heart of any Rebel in its path.

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Facebook Accidentally Leaked a Lot of Its Big F8 Announcements

The slip, which comes just hours before the social network’s 6th major developer’s conference on Wednesday morning, hints at several new areas of focus for the company –– including a teleportation station.

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Plugging a 1986 Mac Plus into the modern Web

Reviving an old computer is like restoring a classic car: There’s a thrill from bringing the ancient into the modern world. So it was with my first “real” computer, my Mac Plus, when I decided to bring it forward three decades and introduce it to the modern Web.