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Stop quitting apps on your iPhone and iPad … it’s making things worse – CNBC

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

I might know the truth about Touch ID on Apple’s iPhone 8 – BGR

Thursday, July 20, 2017

With less than two months to go before Apple is expected to take the wraps off its 2017 iPhone lineup, it’s a bit peculiar that there are still so many questions that remain unanswered. By this time in years past, little if any mystery still remained. This year, we don’t even know what Apple’s new iPhones are going to be called. We don’t know the iPhone 8’s real name, we…

Here’s how Google plans to fight Android malware – WDSU New Orleans

Thursday, July 20, 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — To ward off malware targeting Android-based devices, Google is rolling out its Play Protect feature, a “security system” that “actively scans your device” for unwanted adware, Trojan viruses and malicious software. Play Protect also examines “billions of apps” per day to stop the spread of infected applications. “We vet every app developer in Google Play and suspend those who violate our policies,” the Mountain View, California-based…

Google brings its fancy Motion Stills GIF-making app to Android – Engadget

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Motion Stills is available on Android, complete with a handful of updates. A new recording interface allows users to capture a short video with a single tap, like snapping a photo, or condense a longer recording (up to one minute long) with the Fast Forward function. On Android, Motion Stills comes with a fresh trimming algorithm that’s designed to protect against accidental camera shakes and pocket shots. Just like on…

New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

iPhone: Do not force quit apps by swiping them away, warn experts – The Independent

Thursday, July 20, 2017

One of the biggest mistakes on the iPhone doesn’t look like a mistake. In fact, it looks helpful. But potentially millions of people are wasting time, battery and finger energy on an entirely unnecessary and perhaps unhelpful exercise, every single day. iPhone users are busily swiping away apps to force them to quit when there is no need to at all. Gadgets and tech news in pictures 1/43 Designed by…

11 takeaways from Google’s Android O Q&A – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Almost two dozen employees from Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA today and invited questions about the next major Android update, version 8.0. Android O is slated to be released — at least on Google’s own hardware — within the next couple months and focuses primarily on your phone’s “vitals” like battery life and notifications. User-facing features will include picture-in-picture support on phones, notification badges, adaptive icons, and more….

UK retail sales bounce back as warm weather drives shoppers to stores – The Guardian

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Retail sales rebounded in June as the sunny weather put consumers in the mood to update their summer wardrobes. Sales rose by 0.6% last month, beating the 0.4% increase forecast by economists and following a sharp 1.1% drop in May, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). “A particularly warm June seems to have prompted strong sales in clothing, which has compensated for a decline in food and fuel…

I might know the truth about Touch ID on Apple’s iPhone 8 – BGR

Thursday, July 20, 2017

With less than two months to go before Apple is expected to take the wraps off its 2017 iPhone lineup, it’s a bit peculiar that there are still so many questions that remain unanswered. By this time in years past, little if any mystery still remained. This year, we don’t even know what Apple’s new iPhones are going to be called. We don’t know the iPhone 8’s real name, we…

New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

11 takeaways from Google’s Android O Q&A – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Almost two dozen employees from Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA today and invited questions about the next major Android update, version 8.0. Android O is slated to be released — at least on Google’s own hardware — within the next couple months and focuses primarily on your phone’s “vitals” like battery life and notifications. User-facing features will include picture-in-picture support on phones, notification badges, adaptive icons, and more….

iPhone smuggler caught with 102 phones strapped to her body … – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

An overly ambitious smuggler has been caught by customs officials in China trying to sneak 102 iPhones into the country strapped to her body, reports 9to5Mac. Dubbed the “female Iron Man” by local press, the woman was caught after officials in Shenzhen noticed bulges all around her body. According to the report from XMNN, customs officers were suspicious that the woman was wearing “more clothing than was appropriate” for the…

LinkedIn Lite launches as an Android app in India, coming to 60+ … – TechCrunch

Thursday, July 20, 2017

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with over 500 million members that is now owned by Microsoft, is today taking its next step in its bid to court more users in emerging markets. The company has released an Android app for LinkedIn Lite, a pared-down version of its original LinkedIn mobile app that is developed for users in markets where data networks are slower and relatively more expensive…

Don’t buy a new iPhone right now – CNBC

Thursday, July 20, 2017

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New iPhone 8 Details Confirm Tim Cook’s Expensive Gamble – Forbes

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The iPhone 8 is coming, it’s going to pack in as much cutting edge technology as possible, and I think Apple would rather that most of the iPhone community buy another iPhone. With a new OLED display, curved glass, new physical design, inductive charging, and a still to be confirmed change in biometric recognition, the iPhone 8 is sitting on the bleeding edge of Apple’s ability to innovate. It’s already…

11 takeaways from Google’s Android O Q&A – The Verge

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Almost two dozen employees from Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA today and invited questions about the next major Android update, version 8.0. Android O is slated to be released — at least on Google’s own hardware — within the next couple months and focuses primarily on your phone’s “vitals” like battery life and notifications. User-facing features will include picture-in-picture support on phones, notification badges, adaptive icons, and more….

Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android – The Verge

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content. The feed will appear in its flagship app for Android and iOS, simply called Google. The feed, which includes items drawn from your search history and topics you choose to follow, is designed to turn Google’s app into a destination for browsing as well as search. Google is hoping you’ll…

iPhone smuggler caught with 102 phones strapped to her body – The Verge

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

An overly ambitious smuggler has been caught by customs officials in China trying to sneak 102 iPhones into the country strapped to her body, reports 9to5Mac. Dubbed the “female Iron Man” by local press, the woman was caught after officials in Shenzhen noticed bulges all around her body. According to the report from XMNN, customs officers were suspicious that the woman was wearing “more clothing than was appropriate” for the…