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Facebook: You said we could have that Android data

Facebook has pushed back at reports that it scraped call and SMS text message history on Android phones, arguing that users gave them permission to save the contentious logs. The controversy began when Facebook users requested exports of the data the social network had on them; when they opened the download, they discovered years of metadata including call history and … Continue reading

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NBA starts testing 99-cent option for fourth quarter live streams

NBA fans have a number of options when it comes to streaming basketball games live, however they tend to be geared towards season-long coverage that includes every team in the league, which makes things like the League Pass a bit pricy. Fortunately it seems NBA digital might soon rollout an option for fans who just want to see the final … Continue reading

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Mondaine reveals second hybrid smartwatch with call, message notifications

Smartwatch fans might not recognize the name Mondaine, but back in 2015 the Swiss watch maker released a minimalist wearable called the Helvetica 1.

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New Overwatch feature lets you avoid poor teammates

One of the best things about Overwatch is how frequently developer Blizzard updates the game not just with new characters and maps, but with enhanced features and bug fixes as well.

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Nintendo patents trading cards powered by Amiibo tech

Nintendo seems to have slowed its release of Amiibo figures — the small, NFC-powered toys that can unlock digital content in games when placed near the Nintendo Switch or 3DS — in recent years, but a newly discovered patent hints that the gaming could be applying the tech to new play mechanics. Specifically, Nintendo has filed a patent for a … Continue reading

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Facebook on Android collected call and text message data for years

In the wake of the latest Facebook scandal, specifically its user data being collected and mis-used by Cambridge Analytica, it’s been discovered that the social network’s Android app was able to harvest an alarming amount of call and text message data from users without their explicit knowledge. This took place over several years, even before Facebook’s apps offered to track … Continue reading

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2019 VW Touareg adds tech but trims weight for luxe SUV

Volkswagen’s plushest SUV has been revamped, with the 2019 VW Touareg promising more tech, more style, and more power than before. Now in its third generation, the new Touareg gives over more of its dashboard to digital displays, but importantly also sheds a not-insignificant amount of weight, ahead of the Touareg Plug-In Hybrid. Outside, it’s slightly wider and longer than … Continue reading

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Pokemon GO SHINY Eggs event new details in effect

A Pokemon GO egg event just started, and there’s a whole lot of SHINY going on as a bit of a bonus. The short story is – hatch as many Pokemon Eggs as possible, as this event is extremely rare! This event has a number of new gift boxes available in the in-game store, and we’ve got the value calculations … Continue reading

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A crazy number of Spotify users were cheating on ads

Earlier this month, Spotify began cracking down on the unauthorized apps a fair number of members were using to access its services. These hacked apps essentially allowed users to enjoy the benefits of Spotify Premium without paying its monthly fee, which is obviously something Spotify would prefer to avoid

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Ash has a new Pokemon and Twitter’s flipping out

The current running Pokemon TV show, Pokemon Sun & Moon, Ash seems to have caught a new Pokemon. This Pokemon is purple and pink, and this Pokemon is extremely adorable. You are going to need to learn how to cope with this Pokemon as soon as possible, because it’s about to take over your super kawaii user feeds, social networks, … Continue reading

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