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Student’s iPhone stops a bullet in campus armed robbery

Chances are that when you hear about an iPhone saving someone’s life it’s by letting them call emergency services at a crucial time, or maybe alerting them of a potential medical disaster. During a recent armed robbery, however, iPhones demonstrated another use: saving a Fresno State student from a potentially life-altering shooting by stopping a […][Read More…]

With iOS 9 around the corner, iOS 8 adoption stops dead in its tracks

Apple just announced WWDC 2015 today, when the company will presumably unveil iOS 9. Yet with iOS 9 on horizon, a significant number of iPhone and iPad users still haven’t bothered upgrading to iOS 8, with just 79% of all…Read more ›

So long, iOS 8 jailbreak: Apple stops signing iOS 8.1.2

Bad news, jailbreakers. Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1.2, the last jailbreakable version of the iOS 8 operating system. That means that unless you already have iOS 8.1.2 installed, you won’t be able to jailbreak using existing methods until another…Read more ›

Apple Pay glitch stops you reloading cards after iPhone restore

Apple Pay is a pretty seamless service for the most part — until you have to restore your iPhone, that is. Over on the Apple Support Communities forum, a number of users are complaining that they’ve been unable to add credit…Read more ›

Stealth clothing collection stops your devices spilling your secrets

Particularly on the back of the recent iCloud account hacking scandal, smartphone security is something a lot of people are paying more attention to. With that in mind, a London-based designer recently launched an intriguing Kickstarter campaign, to create a clothing…Read more ›

Ahead Of Big Upgrade, Apple TV Stops Being A “Hobby” For Apple

For years now, Apple has been saying that it’s set-top box, the Apple TV, was a mere “hobby…” and Apple.com reflected that distinction, listing the Apple TV as an accessory, and not a product worthy of its own Apple Store…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Line Knight Fortix Is Alright Once It Stops Fighting You [Review]

1981′s Qix is one of those games that just won’t die. It’s come out in its original form no fewer than four times, most recently in the Nintendo 3DS handheld’s retro-game marketplace Virtual Console in 2011 (in Japan, anyway). I’ve…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Smartphone Stops Bullet That Could Have Killed A Gas Station Clerk

You might wonder how you would live without your smartphone, but one gas station clerk in Florida could literally be dead without his. His HTC EVO 3D stopped a bullet that was fired at his abdomen during an early morning…Read more ›

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LockedUSB Stops Public Charging Stations Stealing Your Data

Slider_lockedUSB_1Who knew that those free charging stations at airports could be such disgusting repositories of viral filth? Not me, that’s for sure. I’m the kind of guy who sticks his things into any available hole at the slightest invite, and airports have the extra bonus of always seeming so anonymous. What happens in LAS stays […]

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AgileBits Reduces 1Password 4 For iOS As Dropbox Syncing Stops In Previous Versions

1Password-4AgileBits has today announced that 1Password 4 will be on sale for just $7.99 for a limited time. That’s 55% off its regular price tag, and the app’s cheapest price tag to date. But what’s the reason for the sale? Well, on September 1, Dropbox syncing will stop in 1Password 3 for iOS, and AgileBits […]

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