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FAA officially bans airline passengers from using Note 7 in flight

FAA officially bans airline passengers from using Note 7 in flight

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The Federal Aviation Administration has officially banned passengers from using their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones while on planes. This decision comes one day after the US government issued a formal recall of the device. Samsung with the US Consumer... >>

Grammar Snob for iMessage will turn you into a super annoying person

Grammar Snob for iMessage will turn you into a super annoying person

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We can't stop playing with the new iMessage app. When Apple rolled out iOS 10 to the public earlier this week, it also unleashed a new iMessage app with its own mini app store. Pocket-lint has already detailed how the updated messaging app works, as well... >>

This iPhone 7 case gives you a headphone jack again

This iPhone 7 case gives you a headphone jack again

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Some people simply don't want a world where a new iPhone comes without a headphone jack. Unfortunately for those stubborn few, Apple has already made its decision, and there is no going back now. However, not all hope is lost. A Reddit user, who goes... >>

Official US recall of Note 7 fully reveals how many have exploded

Official US recall of Note 7 fully reveals how many have exploded

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on Thursday. The agency, which is tasked with promoting the safety of consumer products, developing uniform safety standards, and conducting research... >>

This is what GoPro's Karma camera drone looks like

This is what GoPro's Karma camera drone looks like

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GoPro is getting ready to unveil its Karma drone, so of course the company's teasing the heck out of it, including giving us a quick, first glimpse. GoPro has published a new Karma teaser to both Twitter and YouTube, and in each version of the teaser,... >>

You can't search ‘butt’ in iMessage now because it shows MLP porn

You can't search ‘butt’ in iMessage now because it shows MLP porn

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Porn and My Little Pony should never go together. Like, ever. When Apple released iOS 10 to the public this week, it introduced a new iMessage app with the built-in ability to search GIFs. There were many third-party keyboards available previously that... >>

This is Sony's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player with 4K and HDR support

This is Sony's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player with 4K and HDR support

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Sony's really getting into 4K now. The company is officially supporting 4K in a physical format, with the introduction of the UBP-X1000ES. It's Sony's first Blu-ray player capable of Ultra HD Blu-ray playback. It not only brings support for full 4K but... >>

New Microsoft Band device won't debut this year and maybe never will

New Microsoft Band device won't debut this year and maybe never will

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Amid reports that Android Wear partners aren't releasing new hardware this year, it looks like Microsoft won't update its Band line either. According to ZDNet, the Microsoft Band 2 might be the last Band ever released, though the Microsoft Health service... >>

There won't be any big new Android Wear smartwatches this year

There won't be any big new Android Wear smartwatches this year

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Wearables may not be the next big thing after all. LG, Lenovo, and Huawei aren't going to release new Android Wear smartwatches in 2016, according to CNET, which seems to imply they are in no hurry to put out new hardware, as consumer demand might not... >>

Spigen's AirPods Strap ensures you won't lose Apple's new AirPods

Spigen's AirPods Strap ensures you won't lose Apple's new AirPods

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You can soon buy an accessory to make Apple's wireless AirPods not-so wireless.When the AirPods were announced last week, the internet was quick to note rather humorously that the headphones looked like electric toothbrushes when sticking out of one's... >>

Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

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If you haven't heard, Apple has released iOS 10, and the update bricked some users' iPhones and iPads. Apple has already fixed the problem, however. It told media outlets that a brief issue with the software update process affected a small number of users... >>

Apple rolls out iOS 10, WatchOS 3, tvOS 10, and more to the public: Here's how to download them all

Apple rolls out iOS 10, WatchOS 3, tvOS 10, and more to the public: Here's how to download them all

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It's Apple Software Day! Okay, that's not an actual day, but it might as well be, as the Cupertino, CA-based company has begun rolling out a tonne of significant software updates, as well as some other interesting bits, for its hardware devices out... >>

Apple Watch major software update: What's new in WatchOS 3?

Apple Watch major software update: What's new in WatchOS 3?

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Apple is about to release the latest version of the WatchOS operating system, WatchOS 3, to the public. The software, which is meant for Apple Watch, debuted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It's a significant update that brings new... >>

Google Cardboard Camera app: What you need to know about VR photos

Google Cardboard Camera app: What you need to know about VR photos

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Google has been busy beefing up the Cardboard platform as of late, with the most recent addition being the launch of a dedicated camera app that lets you take immersive panoramic photos with sound.Last year, Google partnered with Disney on a StarWars-themed... >>

Google Cardboard Camera app for iOS lets you take VR pics with sound

Google Cardboard Camera app for iOS lets you take VR pics with sound

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Google has been going after virtual reality, with the latest example being that Cardboard Camera is now available for iOS.Google's new camera app, originally launched for Android last December, works specifically with Google Cardboard-certified viewers.... >>

Instagram now lets anyone moderate comments: Here's how it works

Instagram now lets anyone moderate comments: Here's how it works

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Instagram lets celebrities moderate their comments on photos and videos, and now it's giving everyone else the same filtering tool. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app initially released the ability to hide offensive and inappropriate comments to high-volume... >>

Microsoft might unveil Surface all-in-one PC in three sizes this October

Microsoft might unveil Surface all-in-one PC in three sizes this October

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Microsoft is reportedly bringing the Surface brand to all-in-one PC desktops. According to ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft will hold a hardware event in late October to launch a new Surface-branded device currently going by the codename Cardinal. The... >>

Apple will release MacOS Sierra update for Macs on 20 September

Apple will release MacOS Sierra update for Macs on 20 September

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Apple quietly announced after its iPhone 7 event on Wednesday that MacOS Sierra will officially release for Macs later this month. The Cupertino, CA-based company's latest desktop operating system will start to roll out 20 September, according to its... >>

Apple iOS 10 update now available… for beta users

Apple iOS 10 update now available… for beta users

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You can now play with the final version of iOS 10, if you're a public beta tester. Apple has released the golden master build (GM) of iOS 10. A GM is typically the final build of a piece of software in the beta stages for developers. In terms of iOS,... >>

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

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It's been a whirlwind day for both Apple and Apple fanboys.Apple has wrapped up its iPhone 7 event in San Francisco, CA, where it introduced not only two new iPhone models, but also a second-generation Apple Watch, called Series 2, and new types of headphone... >>

Apple will release iOS 10 update for iPhones and iPads on 13 September

Apple will release iOS 10 update for iPhones and iPads on 13 September

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Apple has announced when you can officially download iOS 10. The Cupertino, CA-based company is live at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where it is showing off the latest iPhone models and other things it has been working on this past... >>

Apple made these wireless AirPods and Lightning EarPods for iPhone 7

Apple made these wireless AirPods and Lightning EarPods for iPhone 7

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Apple has officially ditched the headphone jack with the new iPhone 7.But it's offering two, new headphone options to make the transition painless for audiophiles. The first option, called Lightning EarPods, will be included with new iPhone 7 models.... >>

Finally! Apple shows off new Apple Watch Series 2 models

Finally! Apple shows off new Apple Watch Series 2 models

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Nearly 18 months after the Apple Watch launched in the US and eight other countries, Apple has introduced second-generation models.The Cupertino, CA-based company is live at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where it is showing off the... >>

Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch by end of 2016

Pokemon Go is coming to Apple Watch by end of 2016

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Pokemon Go just got more mobile than ever. Pokemon Go has been downloaded more than 500 million times, Apple said. Because of that success, the team behind the app has been focusing on ways for Pokemon trainers to play in more ways. During a demo on... >>

It's official: LG takes the wraps off its LG V20 Nougat-loaded phone

It's official: LG takes the wraps off its LG V20 Nougat-loaded phone

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LG has officially announced the successor to its V10 smartphone: the V20. LG is live at Pier 27 in San Francisco, where it's holding an event to announce the LG V20. LG USA's Frank Lee took the stage to show "the newest iteration" in LG's V series. He... >>