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Netflix for iOS Updated With iPhone 6 Support, 1080p Video for iPhone 6 Plus

The <i>Netflix</i> for iOS app was today updated to version 7.0, adding support for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. With the new fully optimized app, more content is visible on the screen and menu bars are shrunken down to a more appropriate size for the bigger display.<p>The app has also gained support …

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I caught the thief who stole my iPhone

My iPhone 6 Plus got stolen at a bar. I got it back using Find My iPhone.<p>You often hear about phones getting stolen, but I never thought it would happen to me.<p>Earlier this year, my 5S was stolen because I placed it on a bench while I was skating. Stupid me, I know. This time, though, in my second …

LG G Watch R Review: Beats The Moto 360 Hands Down

I always say that smartwatches exist only because Apple was rumoured to be making one, and everyone else simply got in on the act before Apple had worked out how to perfect its technology. Well, we’re still waiting for Apple’s watch – which won’t appear until mid-way through next year – and we’re …

Reddit’s general manager Erik Martin departs following $50M raise

<i>Updated 10:15 a.m. PT with a statement from Reddit chief Yishan Wong.</i><p>Erik Martin, who’s been with Reddit since its early days, has decided to depart from his position as general manager after six years with the company.<p>Martin, who made the news official in a tweet this morning, was in charge of the …

Apple’s new tool will nuke your phone number from iMessage forever

One of the longstanding complaints about iMessage is how it can stay active even when you switch to an Android phone. The result is that texts often get sucked into some sort of purgatory where they never actually reach your contacts.<p>Today Apple released a new web tool that permanently deregisters …

This Is The World's First 3D Printed Laptop

Everything you need to build your 3D-printable laptop, bar the printer itself, comes in a pack currently on sale for $286.<p>The Pi-Top has all the functions of a normal laptop, but its inventors hope it will be used to teach children to become more computer literate by learning how to dismantle and …

Soylent, the startup that wants to disrupt food, goes vegan

Soylent, the Andreessen Horowitz and Y Combinator-backed experiment to replace delicious food with a blend of powders and extracts, today expanded its horizons with the release of a new formula: Soylent version 1.2.<p>Going forward, Soylent will be vegan. The company details that it will stop selling …

Microsoft Office Apps Skyrocket To The Top Of The App Store Following Pricing Changes

Nothing sells like “free.” Microsoft Word is now the number one free iPhone and iPad application on iTunes, closely followed by other Microsoft Office apps including Excel and PowerPoint. The apps have shot up to the top of Apple’s App Store after last week’s pricing changes. Before, Microsoft had …

'Masque Attack' Vulnerability Allows Malicious Third-Party iOS Apps to Masquerade as Legitimate Apps

Just a week after new WireLurker iOS malware surfaced, there's yet another vulnerability in iOS that can potentially be used to install malicious third-party apps. Called Masque Attack for its ability to emulate and replace existing legitimate apps, the flaw was discovered by security research …

Apple iOS Bug Makes Most Devices Vulnerable to Attack

This story originally appeared on Reuters<p>Cybersecurity researchers have warned that a bug in Apple Inc's iOS operating system makes most iPhones and iPads vulnerable to cyberattacks by hackers seeking access to sensitive data and control of their devices.<p>Cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc published …

Amazon’s Echo Video Gets Drowned Out by Parody

Amazon was probably hoping its 3:55 YouTube video demonstrating its new Echo speaker would go viral, but not like this. A slew of hilarious parodies …

Smart Homes

Amazon Echo may just be another colossal copycat

Technology, like art, music and culture, is a discussion. A two-way street. Call and response. If something new pops up this year from Apple, expect …

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Amazon Fire TV

Our First Look at the Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung's Curviest Behemoth Yet

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge handset is coming to the United States, one month after launching in Japan and Korea. It's standout feature is a beautiful …

Chinese hacker installs Windows 98 on an iPhone 6

Bored of iOS8? There may be hope. A hacker has successfully installed Microsoft's Windows 98 on his iPhone 6 Plus, using a game emulator available in the App Store.<p>If you’re an iPhone owner already fed up of iOS 8, the most advanced version of Apple’s mobile operating system yet, there may now be …

Apple finally makes it easy to disable iMessage

If you've ever abandoned your iPhone, either permanently or temporarily, you may well have lost friends in the process.<p>The benefits of iMessage -- …

Here's How Drastically Microsoft Windows Has Changed Over the Years

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>About 31 years ago today, Microsoft introduced the very first version of Windows, known as Windows 1.0.<p>The software wasn't officially released until 1985, but Gates took the wraps of Microsoft's first computer operating system during an event at New …

Best And Worst Things About Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you have read my extensive iOS 8 vs Android 5.0 Lollipop review you will know I’m a big fan of both platforms. You will also know that, for me, Android edges iOS in this generation. Despite this Lollipop is not a perfect operating system. It gets a lot right, but there are still areas where …

MacBook Air vs Lenovo Yoga 3 – Best comparison and review

When you want to buy the best laptop for yourself, you can consider purchasing the Apple MacBook Air or Lenovo Yoga 3.<p>MacBook Air is really famous …

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Review: A Reliable Tablet But Sony Hasn't Built An iPad Mini Killer

Sony’s Xperia range of Android devices has included smartphones, phablets, and large-screened tablets. Now its attention has turned to the 8 inch market with the release of the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. It captures Sony’s mobile essence of the last few years, but it doesn’t quite have the …