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Microsoft wants to transform your typing with Hub Keyboard for iPhone

If you’re a fan of custom iOS keyboards and want to add a bit more functionality to your text messaging, check out the newly-released iOS Hub Keyboard from Microsoft. This nifty keyboard lets you copy and paste recent items, grab and share URLs of Office 365 documents in OneDrive and SharePoint, and easily send contact […]

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Can FBI’s method open iPhone? Apple wants to wait and see

The FBI aren’t the only people interested in postponing court proceedings this week — Apple just requested a hold in its ongoing case in Brooklyn over a criminal’s locked phone. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein has already ruled in Apple’s favor, saying that the government could not compel the company to breach its own software. But […]

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Hasbro wants to turn your iPhone into a 3D scanner

Toy-making giant Hasbro wants to bring its kiddy-friendly offerings into the twenty-first century with a nifty smartphone accessory, which would let people scan their favorite toys using their iPhone. Unless their favorite toy happens to be an iPhone, that is. Hey, given Apple’s popularity among youngsters, stranger things have happened! While there’s no hard-and-fast release date for […]

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Mark Cuban wants Apple to boot Twitter out of the App Store

When there are complaints about censorship in the App Store, it’s usually developers arguing that Apple shouldn’t have removed a particular app for infringing on its often-vague user guidelines. Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban had something else in mind, however, when he sent a series of tweets claiming that Apple should boot Twitter off the App […]

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Microsoft wants to build the Zune of driverless cars

Microsoft has brokered a deal with automaker Volvo to co-develop a driverless vehicle, according to a new report — putting it in competition with Apple’s rumored “Project Titan” Apple Car. “We are exploring a number of different collaborations,” says Björn Annwall, senior vice president of marketing, sales and services at Volvo. In addition to driverless […]

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Budget-friendly smartbulb wants everyone to have cool lights

I love my Philips Hue smart-lighting kit, but every time I’ve just randomly turned my living-room lights different colors in front of another person, they’ve asked the same question: “How much did you pay for this?” And then I just kind of mumble something because while the system has added convenience and versatility to my […]

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Canabalt creator wants you to strategize through an adorable wasteland

You had me at “ruined continent.” Overland is an upcoming 3D survival tactics game from the creator of Canabalt, Adam Saltzman. Its beautiful, chillingly-chromatic art style has me itching to play it, as does the cool way the team has created an approachable rogue-like set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland without dumbing it down. Check out […]

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Meet the radical who wants the iPad banned!

Kyle Wiens thinks the iPad should be banned. It’s a “highly immoral” product, he says, because it can’t be opened and repaired when the battery dies. It’s a throwaway device, and he wants governments to prohibit it. “It’s not designed to be long-lasting,” said Wiens, who is the co-founder and CEO of iFixit. “It’s like […]

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Dropbox Paper wants to shred Slack and Google Docs

Dropbox has just entered the competitive space of collaborative online tools, and it hopes to overcome its late start with a simple, intuitive document collaboration tool called Paper. Currently in private beta, Dropbox’s Paper is part Google Docs and part Slack, which just goes to show you how late they are — describing one company’s […]

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MiMedia wants to simplify cloud storage

The cloud is a pleasant yet mysterious name for that place our pictures, videos, emails and other digital bits of life go to be stored. With our vibrant lives taking up all the storage on our devices, we are slowly warming to cloud-based services that promise to keep our stuff safe and accessible. A company […]

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