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Apple’s ‘Hey Siri’ recognizes individual voices in iOS 9

Apple's "Hey Siri" feature will be able to tell if you're the one summoning her, at least based on a new feature iOS 9.1 beta testers have discovered. The feature allows the "Hey Siri" feature to be set up so that she will “recognize your voice when you” call for her

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How the Middle Finger Emoji Finally Got the Thumbs Up

“Screw you Apple, where the goddamn hell is my middle finger emoji?” can soon be conveyed in far fewer characters, thanks to the middle finger emoji that’s coming to your iPhone. But why did it take so long

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Lyft gets cited by the FCC over shady robocall practices

The FCC continues to wage war against spam calls and texts, most likely because it's being inundated with complaints related to one or both. In fact, it has recently cited a couple of companies due to their questionable robocall practices, includin...

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iPhone 6s and 6s Plus pre-orders are live

It's that magical time of year where adults sit awake at their computers in the middle of the night (or with an iDevice and the Apple Store app open) in an effort to snag the latest iPhones. Pre-orders have gone live for Cupertino's latest handsets,...

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Tim Cook is Stephen Colbert’s next ‘Late Show’ tech guest

Stephen Colbert continues to rack up high-profile tech guests for The Late Show and the latest is none other than Apple CEO Tim Cook. Of course, Colbert announced it in the most new-Colbert way possible: Smiling for the camera, talking into his App...

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Uber and Lyft are one step closer to operating in Las Vegas

The Nevada Transportation Authority approved new regulations for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services today, but don't expect a flood of for-hire drivers on the Las Vegas Strip this weekend. These companies can't open shop in Nevada quite yet...

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What stylus-lovers need to know about Apple Pencil and iPad Pro

Apple may not have invented the stylus, but the Apple Pencil for the iPad Pro is notable all the same as the first time the notoriously pen-opposed firm has offered such an accessory officially.

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Etsy will test same-day delivery in NYC with the help of Postmates

If you're looking to get your mitts on those handmade goods purchased on Etsy the same day, you might soon be in luck. The company is teaming up with Postmates to test same-day and next-day deliveries in parts of New York City. As a refresher, the...

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Apple Watch heads to more UK retailers by way of Currys & PC World

It seems you'll soon be able to buy an Apple Watch from Currys and PC World stores across the UK. As 9to5Mac notes, the retailer is now teasing the wearable on its homepage, with the messages "Coming Soon" and "Pre-Register" in tow

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PIN-changing Android ransomware spreading in the US

Before you get all riled up, this isn't yet another Android vulnerability like Stagefright.

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