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Fort Collins police using drones in crash investigations

FORT COLLINS — In 2017, Fort Collins police launched drones to investigate serious and fatal crashes for the first time.<p>The program’s first flight …

Google Play teases audiobook sales ahead of official arrival, will offer 50% off first title

While most people think of Google Play as their center to download apps and games for their Android device, it’s a home for a lot of other content. That includes movies, TV shows, music, books, comics, and more. Now, though, it appears audiobooks are being added to that list.<p>Tonight a banner has …

Apps

Twitter is letting 677,000 users know they engaged with Russian propaganda

The company has detected and deleted more Russia-linked accounts, raising the total to 3,814.<p>Twitter has alerted about 1.4 million US users that they may have retweeted, followed, or liked a propaganda account linked to the Russian government during the election.<p>That number is more than double the …

As we inch closer to its release, do you plan on buying Apple’s HomePod? [Poll]

All signs point to the launch of Apple’s HomePod being imminent. The smart speaker received FCC approval this week, while a separate report said Apple’s supplier has started shipping the first 1 million units.<p>Are you planning to buy Apple’s HomePod?<p>HomePod was originally slated to be released last …

Apple CEO becomes latest tech bigwig to warn of social media's dangers

Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest in a series of tech entrepreneurs and c-level executives to warn of the potential risks of social media.<p>Speaking in the UK on Friday, Cook said:<p>I don’t have a kid, but I have a nephew that I put some boundaries on. There are some things that I won’t allow; I don’t …

Mark Zuckerberg

Google’s Pixelbook is One FINE Piece of Hardware

I used a Chromebook several years ago and I actually really enjoyed the simplicity of it. It was a super fast, super easy barebones computing experience. Few bugs. No viruses to worry about. No fuss. It shared the same instant on capability of the iPad, but it was even more to the point without the …

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There are problems with Apple’s iPhone battery explanation — and the company might end up paying the price in court

Apple is under fire for a software feature distributed to iPhones in 2017 that prevents shutdowns in devices with older batteries, in part by slowing down the clock speeds of their processors.<p>Congress, several international consumer protection agencies, and an estimated 45 class-action lawsuits are …

Class Action

BMW to switch Apple CarPlay to subscription service

Apple CarPlay is being offered in more and more vehicles, often as standard equipment. BMW, though, charges for it. BMW currently offers CarPlay as a $300 option on cars equipped with navigation. This will change, though, as <i>The Verge</i> reports the German automaker will switch to a yearly subscription …

Awesome Apple Watch tricks to get the most out of your wearable

The Apple Watch truly became a useful device with the release of the Series 3. LTE connectivity, more accurate heart rate monitoring, and faster hardware make the Apple Watch a joy to use.<p>With all the features and functions Apple advertises, there are still plenty of hidden tips and tricks for …

Comment: With a rumored new iPhone lineup, it’s time for new names

I’ve commented before on Apple’s rather messy iPhone lineup. The company currently sells the iPhone SE, the iPhone 6s, the iPhone 7, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X. Given the Plus model variations, and ignoring colors and storage capacities, that’s eight different phones across four different …

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