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Verizon adds $20 fee to all smartphone upgrades

Verizon will soon start charging a $ 20 fee for anyone upgrading their smartphone with pretty much no loopholes to get out of it. Yes, a carrier is introducing a new fee without much explanation and customers are forced to deal with it. Shocking, I know. The new fee goes into effect April 4. Verizon currently […]

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YouTube adds iPad multitasking so you can get less done

This is either bad news for your workload or great news for your procrastination, but as of today, YouTube’s iOS app has full support for two of the iPad’s multitasking features. Now, you can run the video app alongside other, probably more useful things. You can even control YouTube while you’re working on other stuff […]

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WhatsApp beta adds support for bold and italic text

WhatsApp makes it easy to express yourself with emojis and images and other kinds of modern media — but what if you prefer the good old written word? Until now, the platform has only supported basic text with zero formatting options. But in the latest WhatsApp beta, users have the option to use bold and italic […]

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Facebook adds support for Live Photos — but there’s a catch

A few months after Apple birthed Live Photos into existence with the release of the iPhone 6s, Facebook is catching on to the idea. The social network is building the feature right into its iOS app so iPhone 6s and 6s Plus owners can start uploading their animated photos and viewing others. But it’s not […]

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Apple TV’s first big update adds Siri search for Apple Music

The latest iteration of Apple TV’s operating system, tvOS 9.1, is out of beta and ready for the big screen. The new update includes support for searching Apple Music with your voice, via the fantastic Siri Remote, so you no longer have to type in long artist names with the weird keyboard line that Apple […]

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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free functionality to 5 million of its cars

The Apple Car may be a few years off, but a new deal signed between Ford and Apple is bringing Siri to 5 million more cars. According to a new report, a software update available today means that any Ford owners who bought a Ford car with SYNC functionality after 2011 can take advantage of […]

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Apple adds (PRODUCT) RED leather cases for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Apple’s official iPhone 6s leather cases are getting a splash of red just in time for the holidays. The company is now selling (PRODUCT) RED cases for both the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and will donate a portion of the sales to the Global Fund to help fund AIDS programs in Africa. The […]

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Apple adds new Shopping category to App Store

Apple has added a new shopping category to the App Store today, bringing with it a collection of apps that cover everything from auctions, product reviews, price comparisons, Apple Pay apps, and more. App Store users will begin seeing the new category on the App Store today. It may end up on the tvOS App […]

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This tiny black brick adds a layer of backup to your regular Apple charger [Deals]

All of us iPhone users know the feeling of having to pull the plug and get out the door before the battery’s done charging. The sleek white charging block that comes with our phone channels the charge but can’t carry it, but with the NomadPlus it can. Designed to snugly fit Apple’s USB hub, it’s […]

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Satechi adds USB to make power strips sexy again

Lust List: Satechi Aluminum Power Strip with USB It’s true: Power strips are the least-sexy of gadgets to talk about. This Satechi Aluminum Power Strip with USB, however, is as gorgeous as it gets in this admittedly prosaic product category. The Satechi Aluminium Power Strip with USB has lovely Mac-like brushed aluminum accents, a nice […]

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