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Apple drops Modern Buckle watch band from US stores

When the Apple Watch was first introduced in 2015, it featured several fancy watch band options, like the magnet-based Milanese Loop, or the Modern Buckle, which resembled a traditional buckle-style band but actually used a clasp to close. It appears Apple has unceremoniously killed off the latter, however, as the Modern Buckle has been removed from online stores in the … Continue reading

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Does the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer deserve its name?

Bringing a nameplate back from the dead can be a risky move for an automaker, especially when it’s one with enthusiasts taking its return very seriously indeed.

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Sushi Striker is a delightful game that launched at an awful time

The Nintendo Switch has a big six months ahead of it, and that period was kicked off by the release of Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido earlier in the month.

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Security researcher bypasses iPhone’s limit on passcode attempts

It's not easy breaking into a locked iPhone. Try too many times and you can get locked out for years, even decades, or lose the device's data altogether

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SpaceX wins $130M bid to launch military satellite on Falcon Heavy

SpaceX continues to make real progress on its Falcon Heavy project.

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Apple quietly kills Modern Buckle Watch band in the US

Apple regularly kills off products in silence, simply yanking it from stores without so much as a notice. That's how its super expensive gold Edition watches and even something as big as the iPod Classic went the way of the dodo. This time, Apple has...

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Facebook continues to push Messenger Kids, releasing app in Canada and Peru

Back in December, Facebook released a new kids-focused chat app, prompting widespread criticism from child health advocates, including calls to pull the service altogether. Despite this controversy, Facebook has continued to make Messenger Kids available on iOS and Android, and has now announced the app’s rollout to Canada and Peru. Aimed at kids 13 and under, Messenger Kids allows the … Continue reading

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Amazon FreeTime Unlimited launches on iPhone and iPad

Amazon has launched its FreeTime Unlimited subscription for iOS. The service was, at one point in time, limited to only Amazon’s tablets.

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If iPhone X Plus has no cord, which Android will follow?

The next version of the iPhone will probably have a Lightning USB cord with USB-C on the other end – but after that? Imagine a world without cords. Now that we’ve got the ability to transmit power from one device to the other without cords, with wireless charging pads, what’s left for reasons to keep cords at all?

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Apple seeks to invalidate Qualcomm patents it may have infringed on

When you are slapped with a patent lawsuit, one of the best ways to turn the tables is to have those patents invalidated. It is definitely easier and perhaps cheaper than arguing in court that you didn’t infringe on them anyway.

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