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Favorite service down? Amazon Web Services is having issues

Amazon Web Services, the cloud hosting platform behind many popular apps and websites, is having issues right now in multiple regions.<p>Services like Yo, Typeform and Yik Yak are unavailable as a result of the outages, which appear to span across the US East, US West and North Virginia data …

Google appeals French ‘Right to be forgotten’ order, says would be ‘race to the bottom’

Google has appealed against France’s order that it must implement ‘Right to be forgotten‘ requests globally, rather than just within Europe, reports the <i>WSJ</i>. The company argued in a blog post that to comply would mean the Internet would only be as free as the least free country in the world …<p>A …

Breakthrough could finally bring wireless charging to iPhone

Wireless charging has been on Apple fanboys’ wish list of iPhone features for a few years now, and while it’s unlikely that Apple will bring the technology to the iPhone 6s, Qualcomm just made a breakthrough in wireless charging that would be perfect for the iPhone’s metal body.<p>The problem with …

What will the iPhone 7 look like?

Why Samsung's profits fell for the 7th consecutive quarter

Samsung missed again.<p>On Tuesday Korea’s largest manufacturer forecast operating profits of 6.9 trillion won ($6.1 billion), down 4% from the same …

iPhone 6S Faster LTE Confirmed By China Mobile

Last week we heard that Apple’s new iPhone 6S would come with faster LTE than the current iPhone 6 models and would offer download speed of up to 300 …

Gear & Gadgets

Apple will bring back Home Sharing for music on iOS 9

It sucks that Home Sharing for music isn't available on iOS 8.4, but don't worry -- Apple isn't permanently getting rid of the feature to boost its Music subscriptions. Eddy Cue, the company's SVP of Internet Software and Services, has divulged on Twitter that he and his team are working on …

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LG Display launches slimmer in-cell touch LCD panels

LG Display has begun mass production of some larger Advanced In-Cell (AIT) touchscreen panels. Although aimed at the notebook market for now, the technology could eventually made its way to tablets, enabling thinner and lighter devices.<p>As already mentioned, the key part of LG’s latest displays in …

New Nest Cam Launches In The UK

Nest unveiled their new home security camera last month, the Nest Cam and now the device is launching in the UK.<p>The Nest Cam allows you to monitor …

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview for PCs, says focus is now on ‘bug fixing and final polish’

After releasing build 10158 on Monday and build 10159 on Tuesday, Microsoft has released yet another Windows 10 preview for PCs today. That’s three builds in four days for those keeping count. This one is build 10162, but it’s a little different than the rest.<p>While build 10158 added a slew of new …

Gmail Just Changed In A Big, Beautiful Way

Tired of staring at your bland Gmail theme 24/7? So are we. Thankfully, Gmail has finally come through with a major design overhaul to jazz up our email experience.<p>On Tuesday, Gmail announced a newly expanded theme catalog and a brand new set of emoji for email messages.<p>Gmail users can now access …

Turing Phone is tougher than steel, boasts great specs and super security

The Turing Phone looks like it was plucked right out of a sci-fi movie.<p>Turing Robotics Industries announced on Thursday its Turing Phone, the world's …

How Apple Music's Liking System Works to Customize 'For You' Recommendations

Apple Music's main draw is its focus on curation and its ability to learn about your music preferences to provide recommendations that suit your tastes. Apple's new Music app focuses heavily on content discovery, with an entire "For You" section dedicated to recommendations.<p>According to Apple, its …

Snapchat update gives your finger a rest

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