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Apple’s New Ideas For The iPhone 8 Released

The USPTO has released the patent for the iPhone 8. If you’re dying to know what’s in store for the new model, here are some of the new ideas the device is likely to have. The newly released patent describes a hidden TouchID sensor. This new innovation will go under the smartphone screen. According to the patent, a new technique allows sensors to be placed on any side of a device to provide more input sources. It also notes that these sensors can replace physical…

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Amnesty Calls Out Lack Of Privacy In Instant Messaging

In today’s digital age, more and more people jump on the social media bandwagon without giving it too much thought. We often quickly set up accounts on  popular platforms without understanding how they can infringe on our privacy. Sure, we may know at this point to be careful about the kinds of photos we share on Facebook in case they get back to an employer. But many assume that social media services automatically conceal what we share via instant messaging from the eyes of an unwanted third party.…

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Google To Introduce New Video Chat App

Gone are the days when email was the newest and most exciting form of quick communication. Today, many consider video chat to be the easiest way to get in touch with  someone quickly, with the added bonus of a personalized, face-to-face component. Now, Google will be capitalizing on this trend with the introduction of their new video chat, Duo. Duo will work with any mobile device that uses Google’s Android operating system, as well as iOS. It will rely on both Wi-Fi and cellular networks, and like other…

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Apple Will Pay Researchers To Find Security Bugs

Despite how popular they remain, most of us who have an iPhone, iPad, or anything else from Apple have complained about the product at some point or another. It freezes! It loses my music! It needs to be charged too often! But now, it looks like finding a solution to these problems — amongst others — could be a lucrative enterprise. Apple recently announced that it plans to offer up to $200,000 in rewards to people who are able to locate critical security bugs in their product. Apple’s announcement…

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Pokémon Go Surpasses Tinder As Most Popular App

Even though it was only released on July 6 this year, Pokémon Go has surpassed Tinder as the most popular mobile app, according to Forbes. By July 8, the game was installed on more than 5% of all Android devices in the United States. Tinder runs at only 2% of all Android devices. Plus, the app’s daily active user count is about to match and is expected to exceed that of Twitter. These stats are not surprising to any one who’s been on the Internet…

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Canadian Banks Now Accepting Apple Pay

When we last heard about Apple Pay, it seemed like a good idea in theory, but perhaps a bit impractical. In order for this idea to really take off, banks needed to get on board — or else the system could only be used in a limited number of places. But now, this could no longer be the case. All five major banks — Royal Bank, CIBC, TD, Bank of Montreal and Scotiabank — have agreed to allow their customers to use Apple Pay. If you…

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Turn to Macworld for Apple and Tech News

  With the near-constant release of new iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and more, it can be hard to keep up with the latest features and innovations among Apple products. But if you’re looking to learn more about the newest offerings in the Apple marketplace — or want to narrow down which specific product will suit your needs — Macworld magazine has got you covered. Macworld is the optimal source for both those who are already Apple experts, as well as beginners to the technology. Through its feature stories,…

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Toyota and Ford Connect Your Smartphone To Vehicle Screens

For some time now, the automotive industry has been dominated with talk of Google’s self-driving cars, and the likelihood of Apple following in their footsteps and  creating autonomous vehicles. But now, it appears these two tech giants could face competition, with recent news confirming that Toyota and Ford are teaming up to implement technology for cars of the future. Earlier this week, Toyota and Ford announced that they would adopt software to connect smartphone apps to vehicle dashboard screens. The software, which is to be developed by…

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Stay Secure With Noke Bluetooth Locks

If you’ve ever had problems remembering the combination for your lock or if you constantly misplace your keys, then take a look at the Noke Bluetooth series of locks. These locks don’t need combinations or keys because they’re powered by Bluetooth 4.0 technology. All you need is your smartphone to unlock it. There are different models that you can purchased based on your needs. Noke makes padlocks and u-locks and also has an enterprise order option to help business manage fleets. The Noke Bluetooth locks are…

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Apple calls out governmental powers in UK bill

It’s not very often that we see technology and politics closely intertwined. But if there’s any technology company powerful enough to influence political decisions, it’s Apple. The company recently weighed in on the UK government’s investigatory powers bill, which was presented to the House of Commons last month. Apple’s submission to the bill committee was released on Monday, and revealed the company’s fears that the bill would weaken the security of millions of citizens’ personal data. Apple’s statement evidently prioritizes the security and rights of its customers over the possibility…

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