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YouTube in-app messaging goes live in Canada first

YouTube's messaging service, previously invite-only, is now live for all Canadian users of the YouTube app on iOS and Android. For the first time, users can share content in private conversations entirely within the app.
Mobile

Foxconn may build a new facility in China specifically for Apple prototyping

Foxconn is reportedly looking into building a new plant in Shenzhen, China. What for? Apparently, it will be built specifically for creating prototypes for Apple hardware products.
Mobile

This nasty string of emojis can potentially render your iPhone useless

A newly discovered iPhone exploit involves nothing more than a malicious string of emoji. In some cases, it can cause reboots and crashes. But it isn't easy to execute, luckily -- it requires the use of an iCloud account.
Mobile

Take your notes to the next level in iOS 10 with collaboration

The Notes app in iOS 10 allows you to add people to a note, and work with them in real time. Check out this guide to learn how to set up notes collaboration in iOS 10 and how to remove people from a note or stop sharing it.
Mobile

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

Everyone likes 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…
Photography

Simple as a swipe: Photowipe app lets you easily move your photos to the trash

Photowipe is a new app for iOS that simplifies the process of moving images from your Camera Roll to the trash. To delete images, you navigate through your photos one at a time and swipe up to send them to the garbage.
Mobile

AT&T has officially shut down its 2G network, will pursue 4G LTE, other tech

Wireless carrier AT&T shut down its legacy 2G network for good in early January. The carrier says that it'll reuse the spectrum for the development of 5G and LTE technologies going forward.
Cool Tech

New battery technology uses miniature fire extinguisher to stop spontaneous combustion

Researchers at Stanford University have pioneered a system that extinguishes fires in overheating lithium-ion batteries. It's one of the quickest and most effective implementations yet.
Mobile

Apple denies rumors of iPhone 6 battery replacement scheme

Apple has denied rumors that it is launching a secondary battery replacement scheme for the iPhone 6S, following rumors that it would do. However its wording does leave some room for interpretation.
Mobile

Evernote 8 redesigns user interface for iOS app

Evernote's iOS app is getting a big overhaul and there are two areas the update focuses on thanks to user feedback -- speed and simplicity. Evernote 8 makes it faster to find and create notes, and format them quickly with color…
Computing

Apple's 2017 MacBook Pro refresh could make power users happy

Apple is not likely to put legacy expansion ports back into the machines, but battery life and more powerful components could be coming. And Apple may be planning to give professional Mac users the larger RAM they've been craving.
Mobile

Brexit fallout means iOS customers in U.K. will have to pay more for apps

As a result of Brexit-induced currency fluctuations, Apple announced that it's increasing the price of digital goods in its U.K. app stores. The change could come as soon as next Wednesday.