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AppleCare+ to cover international iPhone replacements, starting September 27th

A welcome bit of news for globe trotters, as Apple is widening the safety net of AppleCare+ to include hardware repair or replacement while abroad. According to a leaked support document obtained by Sonny Dickinson, replacement coverage for the iPhone will become effective on September 27th. …

Google And Others Reportedly Pay Adblock Plus To Show You Ads Anyway

If you work for a company that depends on advertising revenue, you won’t hear people talk that often about using Adblock Plus, but it’s something that millions of consumers probably can’t imagine their Internet browsing without at this point. It manages to block out most ads on websites, providing …

Google Plus Is Like Frankenstein’s Monster

Your humble correspondent begs your indulgence for this flu-fuelled stream-of-consciousness post, but deadlines wait for no virus, so needs must I expel the contents of my febrile mind onto this screen and thence to yours.<p>To wit: Google Plus is a total mess.<p>You probably knew that already. But you …

As Microsoft doubles down on touch, the desktop becomes even more of an afterthought - http://tcrn.ch/1aQfRYY

Debunking some myths about native and HTML5 hybrid apps - http://tcrn.ch/1bh6ekN

Solar Impulse’s solar-powered coast-to-coast U.S. flight touched down safely this weekend - http://tcrn.ch/1d8G7KI

iPhone 5S review

<b>Update:</b> Not ready for the newer, larger and faster iPhone 7? We're still up to date on the best iPhone 5S deals and have our iPhone 5S review …

Yak it up as voice calling returns to Gmail on desktop

What was gone is now back, in a manner, as Google today announced it's bringing voice calling to Hangouts.<p>"For those of you who have taken the plunge …

Sprint unveils Velocity Service Bus, puts your car's settings in the cloud

Many connected cars only take limited control through the internet -- they can receive directions and unlock doors, but rarely much more. Sprint is widening that scope by launching Velocity Service Bus, an upgrade to its Velocity infotainment, diagnostics and maintenance platform. The IBM-powered …

Revamped Google Maps for Android rolling out with new discovery, navigation tweaks

Google showed off its new maps UI for desktop and mobile back in May, and now the update is slowly rolling out for Android 4.0.3+ devices. At its event Google said this new version is bringing a more personalized experience, while the changelog reveals new navigation data with "live traffic …

Google Maps For Android Update Features New Discovery And More

Google has released a new version of their Google Maps for Android app. The update Google Maps for Android comes with a range of new features.<p>The …

Android News

DOTA 2 Finally Launches Out Of Beta Development

Valve’s new Dota 2 game has been in development a number of years and has been in its beta stage of development for some time. But this week Valve …

Concurrency

Samsung offers $4 million bounty to populate Tizen app store

Samsung has over $4 million up for grabs to entice would-be developers toward its Tizen mobile OS. If you're feeling crafty -- and who isn't futzing in the garage these days? -- you have until November 1st to submit an app based on the South Korean giant's upstart ecosystem. Games take the lion's …

Apple iOS 7 Preview 3 Reveals Improved 2x Mode For Non-Retina iPads

Since Apple released their latest Apple iOS 7 Preview 3 to developers yesterday new features have been discovered in the code which indicate that …

Opera for Android scores Chromium 28, snappier startups and video downloads

Opera for Android emerged from a beta phase with its last major release, and now its developers have polished it up further in version 15. With Chromium 28 freshly-placed under the hood, the mobile browser has caught up with its desktop counterparts when it comes to WebKit-based innards. A handful …

BlackBerry Z10 10.1 Update AT&T Now Available

Owners of the BlackBerry Z10 on US mobile carrier AT&T will be pleased to know that BlackBerry has now released the BlackBerry Z10 10.1 AT&T software …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Maps receives major update for Android and iOS, gains discovery feature (video)

Ever since Google Maps returned to iOS with a completely new UI last December, we knew it was only a matter of time until the Android app followed suit. The search giant even said this much when it launched a revamped web edition of Google Maps at I/O. Earlier today, version 7 of Google Maps popped …