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Apple Recalls Faulty iPhone 5 Batteries

iPhone Battery Gauge

Apple is offering free replacements of iPhone 5 batteries for affected phones that burn through batteries and need to be recharged often. That may sound like everyone’s iPhone, but Apple clarifies this is a specific set of iPhone 5 phones sold between September 2012 and January 2013. Apple even knows the exact serial numbers of… Read more »

Coolest New App Ever, French Girls, Pokes Fun At Your Awkward Selfies

French Girls App

Do your selfies suck? I mean really, really suck? Do they suck so much that others purposefully make fun of them? Then you, sir or madam, might just be a perfect fit for French Girls, a radical new portrait-sketching mobile app that lets random strangers anonymously draw a portrait from your blundering selfie. Bustle contributor… Read more »

iPhone 6 Rumors: What We Know So Far

iPhone 6 rumored design.

The iPhone 6 is on its way and Apple fans are getting excited. But what can we expect from the new version of the iPhone? Will the iPhone 6 be only slightly better than the iPhone 5c or 5s, or will it be the next big thing? Let’s take a look at all the iPhone… Read more »

Is Apple Leaving an iOS ‘Backdoor’ Open For Government?

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Is somebody watching me? The question that has been brought to you by George Orwell and Rockwell. Thanks to Edward Snowden, we now realize the fears of the past were in fact true. There is someone watching you. After the Edward Snowden documents leaked the US government’s massive spying operation, we have been getting steady… Read more »

How Much To Get An LG G3 On Your Carrier?

LG G3 pricing

Now that the new LG G3 smartphone is available for all U.S. carriers and markets, this new top-of-the-line offering is the hottest thing going. So how much will it cost you to get one? That depends on your carrier or whether you’d prefer to just buy one outright and activate it. For those who want… Read more »

iPhone 6 Production To Begin This Month

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The iPhone 6 is slated to begin production later this month, according to the Reuters news agency. Reuters, citing local media reports, said the next generation iPhone 6 would begin production of its 4.7 inch device later this month, while the widely discussed larger 5.5 inch display iPhone 6 could begin production in August. “Taiwan’s… Read more »

German Parliament Says Goodbye To Verizon In Wake Of Spying, Cuts All Ties

Germany Will No Longer Use Verizon

Due to a scandal over U.S. government spying that reached worldwide media coverage, Germany’s lower house of parliament has joined the government in cutting all ties with Verizon Communications Inc. According to Reuters, the Bundestag lower house of parliament plans to end its contract with Verizon “as soon as possible,” a government spokesperson told reporters… Read more »

Karbonn Titanium S99 Low Cost Android Smartphone Launched In India

Karbonn Titanium S99 low cost Android phone

Karbonn Mobiles, India’s homegrown cellphone company, has announced the launch of a new low cost Android powered handset in the country. The device is called the Karbonn Titanium S99 and it has been priced at Rs.5,990 (US $100) — making it quite affordable to a huge number of Indians on the lookout for a new… Read more »

Yo App Hacked: What Data Can Hackers Access?

What info can hacked Yo App release to strangers?

The Yo App might be the simplest app we’ve heard of to date: it’s just an app that lets you say “yo” to your friends. At that level of simplicity, it might seem that the news the app has been hacked isn’t of any particularly high concern, since it isn’t carrying photos, bank information, or… Read more »

iPhone 6 Picture Leaked Side By Side With iPhone 5c

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Pictures of the long-rumored iPhone 6 have shown up on the internet thanks to Chinese celebrity Jimmy Lin. Lin, who was among the first to leak photos of the iPhone 5c before it was announced, posted the image to a Twitter-like microblogging site, according to NDTV: “Lin has shared an image of himself holding two… Read more »

Google Translate Voice App Goes Full-On Desi

Google Translate Voice App Desi

Namaste! This may come as a shocker to you, but according to the Indian news organization Firstpost, the Google Translate voice app now accepts user voice input from the top Desi languages, including Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu, reports. What does this mean? Let’s cover some basics first! What Is Google… Read more »

Did Apple Make Jailbreaking Redundant With iOS 8? Not Really!

iOS 8 Jailbreak

Apple Inc. has just released its latest Mobile Operating System; iOS 8. As with every iteration so far, talented developers have earnestly begun their efforts to ‘Jailbreak’ the same. One such security researcher and hacker, Stefan Esser, a.k.a. “i0n1c,” is said to be pretty close at coming up with a perfectly working Jailbreak for iOS… Read more »

Has Apple Managed To Get It Just Right With The Latest iOS 8?

iOS 8 Announced

Apple has always firmly believed that it exactly knew what its customers or fans wanted. But with the excessively populated and intensely competitive world of smartphones and their respective Operating Systems (OS), there were multiple nuances within the one meant for Apple Smartphone; the iPhone. The iOS has undoubtedly been one of the most successful… Read more »

LG G3 Release Date Approaches

LG G3 Release Date

The highly anticipated LG G3 smartphone has been given a tentative release date of July 1 for the United Kingdom and sometime soon after for the United States. It already got released in South Korea today (May 28, 2014), but all other 170 countries expected to feature it will have to wait through the summer… Read more »

Facebook Slingshot App To Take On Snapchat

Let the app wars begin!

Say hello to Slingshot, an upcoming Facebook application being heralded as Facebook’s first-ever legitimate competitor to Snapchat. That’s right, folks. Your options for quick and discreet photo and video messaging are about to go up by one. According to the Financial Times, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg himself is overseeing the project. Slingshot will permit you… Read more »