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Joke’s on Google after April Fools’ prank backfires

One of Google’s April Fools’ Day pranks was so unpopular with users that the company was forced to pull it just hours after it rolled out. The Gmail stunt, which automatically inserted a “mic drop” GIF into users’ emails as they were sent, was greeted by a torrent of complaints and labeled inappropriate. The idea […]

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Cool new things you can do after your iOS 9.3 update

iOS 9.3 is out now for everyone, and the upgrade delivers some great new features that make Apple’s mobile platform better than ever. With sweet additions like password-protected Notes, sleep-saving Night Shift and data-friendly Wi-Fi Assist, iOS 9.3 might be Apple’s biggest “dot†release yet. Here’s a quick rundown of all the coolest things you […]

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Apple slashes iPhone 6s prices in India after disappointing sales

Apple has slashed the price of the iPhone 6s in India, reportedly after lower than expected sales over Diwali. The handsets are now at least 16 percent cheaper than when they first launched two months ago — with the the basic 16GB iPhone 6s now costing between Rs 52,000 and Rs 55,000 ($ 785 – $ 830), down […]

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Tokyo Apple Store cancels event after bomb scare

The Japanese Apple Store in Tokyo’s upmarket Ginza district had to be evacuated and a promotional event canceled over the weekend after it received a bomb threat. The event was a Sunday promotional event featuring the movie director Isao Yukisada, who last directed the Chinese romance-suspense film Five Minutes to Tomorrow in 2014. It’s not […]

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TSOLife is a place where your story can live long after you do

David Sawyer knows two very interesting things about his grandfather: he ran track fast enough to qualify for the Olympics and he once saved two men drowning at sea while working on a lobster boat. But the details that would make those two events precious stories for generations to come were never shared. When Sawyer’s […]

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Apple pays $1,800 damages after retail store wiped pensioner’s iPhone

A 68-year-old O.A.P. has been awarded £1,200 ($ 1,800) in compensation after Apple Store employees accidentally deleted the photos and contacts on his iPhone. Newly-married Deric White took his iPhone 5 to the Genius Bar at Apple’s flagship London retail store after it suffered a technical fault — only for staff to delete his data, which contained photos […]

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VR iPhone case is virtually a reality after hitting Kickstarter goal

A nifty iPhone case-turned-VR headset has passed its $ 75,000 Kickstarter funding goal in just one week — promising users a snap-on virtual reality solution for their Apple handset for the low price of just $ 55 for early backers. And, despite the goal having been hit, there’s still time if you want to hop on this […]

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iOS 9 adoption runs out of steam after a starting sprint

What does my performance in the gym have in common with iOS 9 adoption? Apparently the fact that both start strong, get a bit overconfident, and then run out of steam far too quickly. That’s according to Apple’s latest developer figures, at least, which show that roughly 67 percent of eligible iOS users are currently […]

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Popular messaging app blocked in Iran after creator refuses to turn spy

The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. […]

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Got wood? You will after checking out this Macintosh replica

Love Hultén has created a beautiful replica of the original 128k Macintosh made almost entirely out of American walnut. Known for his craftsmanship in building replicas and concepts of gaming consoles among other gadgets, Hultén has taken that love and applied it to one of Apple’s most beloved products to date. He calls it the Golden Apple. What’s […]

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