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It’s Probably Time for Your Favourite iPhone Apps and Games to Die

=A new message found in the latest iOS 10 beta update seems to indicate Apple will be killing off thousands of apps and games that haven’t been updated to support 64-bit processors. Say hello to the world of vintage iPhone gaming. Read More >>

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Apple’s Night Shift is Finally Coming to macOS

Staring at your computer screen in the dead of night can be bad for you, if only because it can also keep you up later than expected. Now, Apple is finally releasing a feature on macOS that will save your precious pupils from the tyranny of blue light. Read More >>

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So It’s True: Apple is Releasing its Own ‘Find My AirPods’ 

Apple just released the first seed of iOS 10.3 to software developers this morning, and it packs in a bunch of new capabilities, one of which is the introduction of a new feature that helps you find misplaced AirPods. Read More >>

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UK App Store Prices to Rocket by 25 Per Cent Thanks to the B-Word

Apple is about to raise the prices it wants for items in the UK App Store, with the lowest cost item priced at 79p to skyrocket to 99p thanks to the exchange rates and the news and all that. Read More >>

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Apple’s App Store Is About to Get So Much Better

The App Store is about to get some much-needed cleanup. Read More >>

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Why are All the Third-Party Reddit Apps Vanishing From the App Store?

Last week, only a couple years late, Reddit finally released its own app for iOS and Android users. Now, the most popular third-party Reddit apps have been purged by Apple from its App Store, and no one knows why. Read More >>

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Faulty Security Certificates Are Screwing Up Some Mac App Store Updates

If your Mac’s app updates are acting a little weird, you’re not alone. A security management slip-up means that some software updates might actually require a delete and reinstall to work properly. Read More >>

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Apple Pulls Sketchy Password-Stealing Instagram App From App Store

The App Store is a pretty well-fenced garden, which means it’s big news when someone manages to pull off a heist. But that’s what InstaAgent, a third-party app that would let you see who was viewing your Instagram profile while skimming your password, seems to have done. Read More >>

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Apple is Cleaning the App Store After its First Major Malware Attack

Apple cleaned the App Store of apps containing malware on Sunday, having discovered a long-con that saw developers using infected software tools, inadvertently turning their legit apps into data-collection tools for hackers. Read More >>

apps of the week
The Week’s Best Android, iPhone, iPad, and Windows Phone Apps

I've come to a realisation about mobile data: It's a complete rip off, but it's just one of those things that everyone begrudgingly accepts. Even worse is the extra charges thrown on top. I bought myself a 4G SIM from a major network to keep me going while my broadband was down, but then it turned out I needed to top-up £3 for the privilege of activating it and using the 5GB of data I'd already paid for. Madness. Shit like that is part of the reason broadband still comes through telephone wires. Read More >>

virtual reality
Homido Headset is the Most Comfortable Mobile VR Viewer Yet

If virtual reality is the future of computing / gaming / TV and film (delete as appropriate), for most their first experiences with VR will be with a mobile viewer. Not requiring a flashy console or souped up PC, the likes of Google Cardboard can give you a reasonable sensation of visiting a virtual world just with your smartphone and a shell headset, on the cheap. At £59.99, the Homido may not be the cheapest mobile VR headset out there, but it does justify its price with the effort it makes to be comfortable. Read More >>

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How to Lose £1.6m an Hour, the Apple Way

Did you struggle to download an iOS time waster yesterday from Apple's App Store? You weren't alone: the Cupertino company's iTunes and App Store both suffered an 11-hour outage yesterday, leaving millions of people around the globe twiddling their thumbs, looking at their ageing app collections in disgust. Read More >>

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Apple Store’s New Credit Card Tech is Most Reliable Yet

Because it was invented some time in the 1940s. Read More >>

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The Solution to Awful iOS App Store Navigation is… Pinterest?

There are more than 1.4 million apps available on iOS and finding them can be an absolute nightmare. Now, Apple and Pinterest have announced a new collaboration that will mean users can 'pin' and download apps directly to and from Pinterest boards. Read More >>

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App Developers in Crimea are Getting Cut Off Thanks to US Sanctions

When one country annexes another there's some things you expect to happen, like airstrikes or strongly-worded letters to the UN. One consequence you probably wouldn't have predicted is no longer being able to spend your hard-earned pennies on particular apps. Read More >>