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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.
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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.
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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.
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Wells Fargo Wallet set to take on Android Pay with NFC, contactless ATM withdrawals

Banking giant Wells Fargo is relaunching its mobile app, Wells Fargo Wallet, on Android. It'll gain NFC features for payments and ATM withdrawals when it launches "later this summer."
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Osmo Coding kit aims to be the Lego of coding

The newly announced Osmo Coding kit allows kids to snap together instructions on physical blocks to create their own wee programs and control an on-screen character. Digital Trends spoke with Pramod Sharma, Osmo’s CEO and founder.
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iPhone builder Foxconn just replaced 60,000 employees with robots

Apple supplier Foxconn has terminated 60,000 employees at it's factory in Kunshan, China, in favor of robot workers, according to a recent report. The report also says that other factories in the area are likely to follow suit.
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How to make a contact group on iPhone

Learn how to set up contact groups in your iPhone to separate groups of people into lists for simpler and quicker communication. You can use iCloud or an alternative app from the iOS App Store.
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Vinli Review

A way to stay connected for your car and your kids, but at a price.