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Pokémon GO lets you catch ’em all in real life

If, like me, you sank countless hours into Pokémon games during your misspent youth, there’s some great news: Pokémon GO, an augmented reality game for smartphones is one step closer to rolling out. And it looks great! The first big original mobile Pokémon game, GO sends players on a scavenger hunt in which they must […]

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Quick tip lets you take control of Apple TV video

There’s a new Apple TV update in town, and it adds a few obvious features, like Bluetooth keyboard support and Siri Dictation in search and user name/password fields. tvOS 9.2 also has some less-obvious improvements, though. For instance, it’s easy to locate the exact spot you want to find in any video. Here’s how to […]

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Quick tip lets you take control of Apple TV video

There’s a new tvOS in town, 9.2, and it’s added a few obvious features, like adding Bluetooth keyboard support and Siri Dictation in search and username/password fields. tvOS also has some less-obvious improvements, like the way it now handles scrubbing through video. Here’s how to scrub through video on Apple TV with your Siri Remote […]

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Apple TV app lets you see the weather without opening it [Reviews]

For several months on my new Apple TV I’ve been searching for a decent weather app that doesn’t cost too much, and truth be told I really haven’t been able to find any. My go-to weather app has been Carrot Weather for quite some time, but I don’t love the interface on a big television […]

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Versatile leather iPhone case lets you stow your earbuds [Reviews]

Touted as “the ultimate iPhone leather case” by its own creators, the Guardian Leather case for iPhone 6 and 6s is a new wallet-style accessory with a campaign that just launched on Indiegogo. It’s designed with various different functions in mind, but the focus on music takes the cake. You can control the volume from […]

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Outlook for iOS now lets you protect your emails with Touch ID

Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates may not be fully in support of Apple in its ongoing privacy battle with the U.S. government, but Microsoft is certainly embracing the importance of security. In its latest update, the Microsoft Outlook app for iOS adds new support for Apple’s Touch ID sensor — meaning that you can set the app […]

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Google Photos now lets you share your favorite albums with friends

Google knows your best photos shouldn’t stay hidden away inside your camera roll, so it is making it incredibly easy to share them with friends. A new Google Photos update, which is rolling out today on Android, iOS, and the web, introduces shared albums, which you can send to friends via SMS, email, or instant message. […]

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New iPhone app Yallo lets you record your conversations

When I first became a reporter, I bought one of those little mics you could suction-cup to a telephone to record interviews. That was some gadget, except for having to tape it to the handset because the suction cup sometimes popped off. You can still buy this kind of microphone or use your smartphone with […]

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New smart devices store lets you try tomorrow’s hardware today

b8ta, a company started by several ex-Nest employees, announced today that they are launching a brick-and-mortar retail store, dedicated to selling Internet of Things connected devices. “Right now, consumer desire for innovative products is booming, and there’s never been a better time to be a maker,” said Vibhu Norby, CEO of b8ta. “However, most new […]

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New use of 3D Touch lets you zoom through online maps

The developers of the Poison Maps app figured out a new way to implement 3D Touch that goes above and beyond what we’re used to seeing. They use two patent-pending gestures called “context zooming” and “context panning.” The first lets you quickly see the surrounding area of a particular location you’re zoomed in on without […]

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