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Ditch the scanner, this iPhone app digitizes and restores faded photos

Unfade is a new iPhone app that takes the chore out of scanning old photographs. It uses an iPhone’s camera to digitize the prints, and brings them back to life by restoring the vibrant colors of the original print.
Mobile

FBI director continues to bemoan encryption measures in consumer devices

FBI Director James Comey lamented recently over the increasing number of encrypted devices. Comey says out of 4,000 devices it has examined since October, it has been unable to break into 500.
Mobile

Lace up and head for the hills with the best hiking apps

If you're looking to go off-road and offline for an adventure, then you might want to check out some great hiking apps, and handy outdoors apps, to help you on your way. We've got everything from offline map apps, to apps that track the…
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Apple Flix? Apple reportedly considering scooping up Netflix

Hot on the heels of a report saying that Apple had considered a buyout of Time Warner late last year, a note in the same report mentions that the company could be considering acquiring Netflix.
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Apple’s cooking up an answer to Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home hub in the form of a new Apple TV

Apple is reportedly working on a new Apple TV with significantly enhanced Siri capabilities to rival Amazon's Echo devices and Google's Home hub. The device doesn't have a release date.
Business

Patent troll VirnetX demands shutdown of Apple’s FaceTime and iMessage

A patent troll called VirnetX just won a $626 million patent dispute with Apple, however the company is now trying to have the offending apps, iMessage and FaceTime, shut down. VirnetX is also seeking an extra $190 million in damages.
Mobile

ForcePhone uses sonar to add 3D Touch-like system to practically any phone

Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed a system, ForcePhone, that relies on sonar to add 3D Touch-like capabilities to practically any smartphone on the market.
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23 annoying problems with iOS 9, and how to fix them

Apple’s updates always bring new features, not to mention a few software issues. Here are the most common iOS 9 problems that users are reporting, along with some handy advice on how to work around them or fix them entirely.
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Report: Apple considered buying Time Warner late last year

Apple was on the cusp of entering a bid for Time Warner, according to reports. The deal would've given the iPhone maker an impressive array of content including original programming from HBO, CNN, and other pay-TV properties.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 8 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…
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GoDaddy’s Flare app wants to help get your business idea get off the ground

GoDaddy's Flare app is sort of like a pre-Kickstarter -- for when you need some encouragement from a community to pursue your business idea. Get 10 likes and ask the community for ideas on how to improve your product or service.
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Apple reportedly investigating charging stations for electric cars

Apple is reportedly in talks with infrastructure companies about the technology behind electric car charging stations. It also recently hired a handful of engineers with charging station experience.