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Apple Prime Would Be a Gigantic Hit, Huh?

It’s imminent. Multiple outlets now report that Apple will announce new video streaming and news subscription services at a celebrity-studded event in Cupertino, California on 25 March. BuzzFeed News cited anonymous sources who said the event would take place at Steve Jobs Theater and focus on the news service. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman corroborated that report and added that Apple’s long-rumoured streaming video service would also be announced—and with the participation of several Hollywood A-listers to boot. So it sounds like no small affair. Read More >>

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11 Things Your Phone Can Do That You Probably Never Knew About

You use your smartphone a lot, we’re sure of that, but you’re probably just touring round the same apps and the same settings day after day. Are you aware of everything your pocketable mobile device is capable of? Here are 11 features you might have missed that should come in useful somewhere down the line. Read More >>

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Apple Is Compensating the Kid Who Figured Out Its Sketchy Eavesdropping FaceTime Bug

Apple has finally delivered a fix to its Group FaceTime bug that let users eavesdrop on others with an accidental workaround. But the real hero of this story is the 14-year-old kid who figured out that it existed, and whose mum reportedly used every imaginable method to reach the company and flag the security issue. Read More >>

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Apple Reportedly Threatens to Yank iOS Apps Recording Users’ Screens Without Their Knowledge

Following a Wednesday report from TechCrunch that popular iPhone apps are recording the in-app activity of users without their knowledge through analytics companies like Glassbox, Apple has reportedly responded by threatening “immediate action” if they don’t knock it off or inform their users that their activity is being recorded, the site reported Thursday. Read More >>

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17 New Features Your Favourite Apps Added While You Weren’t Looking

It can be hard to keep up with all the features being added to all the apps you’ve got on your phone—which is why we’ve pulled together this rundown of recently added or particularly obscure features you might not have noticed in the apps you use every day. From staying safe in an Uber to undoing your Gmail mistakes, they should make your life that little bit easier or more productive. Read More >>

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2019 Could Be the Year Your Phone Finally Gets a Real Dark Mode

Windows 10 has had dark mode settings for a quite some time, and Apple added it to macOS with its Mojave last year. But strangely, neither iOS nor stock Android offers a true system-wide dark mode option right now. Read More >>

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Is This the Year Apple’s Netflix Competitor Finally Happens?

I’m already so sick of hearing about Apple’s forthcoming streaming video service, and it hasn’t even been announced yet. However, according to the Information, Apple may launch the subscription-based service as early as this April, joining the ranks of Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. Read More >>

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Disable FaceTime Right Now [Updated]

A jaw-dropping flaw in Apple’s FaceTime software allows for users to eavesdrop on others while a call is still ringing, according to 9to5Mac. Read More >>

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10 Tricks for Quicker Multitasking on Your Smartphone

As our phones become ever more powerful and smart, their capabilities are increasing—so much so that we’re using them more and more like computers these days (quite literally sometimes). It also means Android and iOS are becoming better at multitasking, and here are the best ways of speeding through whatever it is you need to get done when you’re using multiple apps. Read More >>

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5 Calendar Apps Better Than the One on Your Phone

The calendar has to be one of the most-used apps on any smartphone—keeping track of appointments, birthdays, holidays, and more—but if you’ve stuck with the one Apple or Google gives you on your phone then you’re missing out. These are five of the best alternative calendar apps that give you something more. Read More >>

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8 Things You Should Be Automating on Your Smartphone

We live in an age of super-smart technology built to make our lives easier, so don’t struggle with the menial chores of the day when your phone could be doing the job for you. Here are some of the best automations you can set up on your phone, freeing you from the task and giving you more time to do something else more interesting instead. Read More >>

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How to Edit Nearly Any File on Your Phone or Tablet

There might be occasions when you need to take a break from the usual phone and tablet tasks—emailing, social networking, gaming, messaging—and actually do something productive. If you need to edit files on the go, whether it’s audio from an interview or a PDF sent from the office, these are the apps you need to have on hand, or the websites you’ll need to navigate your phone or tablet’s browser to. Read More >>

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Twitter Will Once Again Tell iPhone Users What People Tweeted From

Bad news for marketing agencies: Twitter has brought back the ability to see where a tweet was sent from, allowing client-policing shenanigans to begin anew. Read More >>

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Apple Admits the New iPad Could Be Prone to Bending

Remember when Zack Nelson from JerryRigEverything got everyone worked up into a tizzy after he bent an iPad Pro in half with his bare hands and mused whether Apple’s new tablet might be a little weak? Well, it seems he may have been onto something. Read More >>

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Apple Is Sending Out Push Notifications Bothering People to Watch Carpool Karaoke

Tech giant Apple is sending out push notifications for its deeply annoying Carpool Karaoke show—a standalone spin on a The Late Late Show with James Corden segment which was released last year to terrible reviews—the Verge reported on Tuesday, in seeming disregard of its own policies on unsolicited promotional material. Read More >>