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Gun rights advocates fear U.N. treaty will lead to U.S. registry

The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday approved a sweeping, first-of-its-kind treaty aimed at regulating the estimated $60 billion international arms …

Security hole reportedly allows anyone to reset your Apple ID password with email address and DOB (Updated 2x)

<b>Update: Apple has taken the iForgot page offline “due to maintenance.” Now that it is safe, this is how it was done.</b><p><b>Update 2: iForgot is back online and the security hole has been fixed.</b><p>A “massive security hole” in Apple’s account management page discovered by The Verge allows anyone to reset your …

The Week in Tweaks: Improved Pandora integration, live panoramic wallpapers, and more for your jailbroken iOS device

<i>Here’s a look at some of the most fun or useful jailbreak tweaks that came out this week. If you like these tweaks, but don’t have a jailbroken iOS device, you can check out</i> <i>jailbrea.kr</i> <i>to learn more about how to jailbreak your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.</i><p><b>ThumbsUp – Free</b><p>ThumbsUp adds a few new ways …

How much does T-Mobile’s contract-free iPhone plan save over two years?

Now that T-Mobile offers the iPhone, how do the four national carriers compare in terms of costs? A couple of websites have done the sums.<p>Our friends over at Zagg did a blog post that suggested three of the four networks come out at exactly the same annual cost when attempting to get as close as …

Review: Belkin Wemo Switch & Motion – home automation for the rest of us

Anyone who grew up reading Sci-Fi will know that by now we’re all supposed to be driving hover-cars and living in fully-automated homes, with Star Trek-style swishy doors and cookers we can talk to.<p>Home automation hasn’t really happened, unless you are either very wealthy, very geeky or both. What …

Amazon takes on Dropbox with new Cloud Drive file syncing feature

Amazon has updated its Cloud Drive platform with a file sync feature across computers. This new feature allows Amazon to take on Dropbox by allowing users to sync chosen content within a folder across the web and a folder on OS X and Windows. Amazon users get 5GB of storage for free, which is the …

T-Mobile to update unlocked iPhones to LTE while Barclays tie up enables Apple Store $99 purchases

We told you about a jailbreak tweak last week that enables LTE at 1700mhz by loading a custom carrier firmware on an existing, unlocked AT&T iPhone 5. It was good news for T-Mobile customers interested in taking advantage of the carrier’s LTE network without updating to Apple’s new T-Mobile/AT&T …