Tag Archives: iphone

Slack Posts 2.0 explains big ideas without sending more emails

We live in an Orwellian future where every "k" and "LOL" brings us ever-closer to 1984-style Newspeak. To fight back, ​Slack's latest update acknowledges there are times when a line or two of IM-speak doesn't get the job done.

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iOS 9’s Wi-Fi Assist Is Eating My Cell Data

Amongst its big bag of tricks , iOS 9 has one seemingly innocuous feature: Wi-Fi Assist , enabled by default, which will switch to cellular data when your Wi-Fi sucks. This would be great, if I had an unlimited data plan

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iPhone 6s breaks Apple sales record with 13 million sold

Apple's iPhone 6s is the company's new sales champ, with 13 million units sold just three days after launch.

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The iPhone 6s Might Be Surprisingly Waterproof

Apple certainly doesn’t market its phones as being waterproof, but drop your shiny new iPhone down the toilet, and all might not be lost (apart from your dignity): one intrepid and wealthy YouTuber has found the 6s can stand a full hour of submersion. Read more..

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Pink Floyd album goes free on Google Music: “Wish You Were Here”

As it happens every once in a while, Google Music and/or Google Play has struck a deal with the people who own Pink Floyd's back catalog to release an album for free for a temporary time. This album is "Wish You Were Here", largely a Roger Waters album with four distinct songs in 12 different pieces. This album hit number … Continue reading

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August Smart Lock’s new Android app adds Auto-Unlock

The August Smart Lock has a new Android app, and with it comes a new feature: Auto-Unlock. As the name suggests, Auto-Unlock is a feature that automatically unlocks your door as you get near it, removing the need to use your hands in any way — something particularly handy when your arms are full of groceries. That’s not the only … Continue reading

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Russian researchers make realistic robot cockroaches

Russian scientists have created what they say is the smallest robot ever, and it comes in the form of a lowly cockroach. The robot walks like the insect and, excepting up-close examination, looks like it, too.

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Netflix now lets iPhone and iPad users sign up via its app

If you want to watch Netflix without setting down your iPhone or iPad, you can now purchase a subscription directly from the app and pay using iTunes. The streaming company amusingly revealed the news using via a clip from Orange is the New Black (...

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iPhone 6S Teardown: Smaller Battery, Heavier Display, Kinda Repairable

With the arrival of the iPhone 6S in eager hands around the world today, iFixit has already torn the new phone apart.

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There’s Already an iPhone 6s Teardown

We’re still some hours away from the new iPhone launch here in the States, but over in Australia, the iFestivities are already underway. Read more...

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