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Computing

Macs this fall will offer USB speeds up to 10gbps, and possibly Thunderbolt 3

Code strings in MacOS Sierra imply that USB 3.1 Gen 2 is on the way in new Macs, offering speeds of up to 10Gbps. This might also imply Thunderbolt 3 is on the way, offering a staggering amount of connectivity options.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

T-Mobile makes calls, texts from U.S. to Italy free in aftermath of deadly earthquake

In response to the earthquake in central Italy, T-Mobile has made calling and texting to Italy free. The earthquake struck early Wednesday morning, at a magnitude of 6.2.
Mobile

Leaked documents show Chase will begin supporting Android Pay on Sept. 7

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, which turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Chase Bank will add support on Sept. 7.
Mobile

Simple Habit's new meditations help stressed-out students who have 5 minutes to spare

Meditation doesn't only have to mean sitting cross-legged on the floor for hours. Choose the right method, and the benefits could come after five minutes. The Simple Habit app guides you through the process, and has been updated with a…
Computing

Update brings 64-bit support and performance boosts to Office 2016 for Mac

Having announced its plan to introduce 64-bit support for the Mac version of its Office suite back in April, Microsoft has now started distributing the upgrade to users via a software update.
Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook is now more than $100 million richer

Being the CEO of one of the world's biggest company's isn't easy, but Tim Cook is doing a solid job of it. Having lasted five years in the hot seat with the company stock doing well, he's unlocked over $100 million worth of share bonuses.
Mobile

‘Touch Disease’ infects iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units with a fatal touchscreen bug

A latent manufacturing defect called "Touch Disease" appears to be rendering iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units usuable. And the repair process is an arduous one: the entire motherboard must be replaced.
Virtual Reality

Everything You Need to Know About Google Daydream

Google's Daydream, announced in May 2016, is a mobile-first platform for virtual reality apps and games. Here's a list of devices and software that support it, plus the latest news of new features as they debut.
Mobile

Microsoft updates Word Flow to version 2.0, featuring Bing integration and more

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS just got a whole lot more powerful, thanks to its new support for the company's search engine, Bing. All you need to do is swipe left to search images, for GIFs, or to search the web.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

This hypnotherapy app will retrain your brain

Feeling stressed? Want to get more motivated? Just want a better night's sleep? These problems, and more, could be cured with hypnotherapy. HelloMind is an iPhone app that wants to help you retrain your brain for the better.