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Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting ...

Thu 14 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Sony hit with huge backlash after Fortnite release on Switch

Players accuse Sony of forcing them to pay twice over for often expensive in-game upgrades

Thu 14 Jun 18 from The Independent

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Apple Maps down: iPhone directions not working as people can't get around app

Everything looks normal – but then it does not work

Fri 15 Jun 18 from The Independent

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Apple: Don't use your iPhone to mine cryptocurrencies

The move is partly meant to ensure that iPhones do not heat up, or worse, as a result of the battery-intensive process of bitcoin mining.        

Tue 12 Jun 18 from USA today

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Amazon's Fire TV Cube brings voice control to your whole entertainment setup

Most remote controls are loaded with buttons that you probably never use, and sometimes hide the few you do. Now Amazon has announced the latest in its line of Alexa-enabled streaming ...

Fri 8 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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GEEK PICK: My Friend Eevee Pokemon Animated Plush

Pikachu is and will forever be the face of Pokemon. Whenever you see that adorable little yellow electric mouse you can’t help but think of the franchise. Even folks who couldn’t tell Abomasnow ...

Sat 16 Jun 18 from Geek.com

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Steam Link for iOS ditches in-app game purchasing in bid for Apple approval

Valve has made some changes to its iOS version of the Steam Link app in the hope that Cupertino will approve it. Steam Link is an app that allows users to stream any game in their library to ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Techspot

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Uber Lite is a slimmed down version of the ride-hailing app designed for emerging markets 

The stripped back app, which launches in India today, requires just 5MB of free space to install – about the same as three selfies, and 176MB less than the standard Uber application. ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Daily Mail

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Vivo will actually sell a smartphone with a pop-up front camera

Why have a notched smartphone when your camera can just pop up when you need it?

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Arstechnica

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