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How to create slo-mo video on your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Slow motion makes everything better, and with Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus you can create your own dramatic slow motion sequences with ease. Here's how to easily make them.

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Researchers find new risk in iOS ‘Masque Attack’ bug

Researchers found a new flaw in iOS called "Masque Attack," which allows hackers to access personal data by replacing real apps with fake versions that use the same name. The flaw affects devices with iOS 7 and iOS 8 onboard.

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Turn your hand-drawn sketches into digital files with this smart notebook

Now you can turn your hand-drawn Moleskine sketches into digital files for editing on Adobe's Creative Cloud apps. The Moleskine Smart Notebook is available for pre-order and should arrive in December.

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Intel’s Basis Peak gets smarter with third-party app access and notifications

The Basis Peak looks like a smartwatch, but acts like a fitness tracker. The Peak can monitor your heart rate, sleep, activity, and overall wellness.

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Tom Hanks’ typewriter app hits the iPhone with a huge clickety-clack

Tom Hanks loves typewriters so much that he created an app called Hanx Writer. The app turns your iPad, and now your iPhone keyboard into a typewriter, loud clacking sounds and all.

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Sony drops Steve Jobs movie

If you thought the Sorkin-penned Jobs biopic had a problem when lead actor Christian Bale pulled out earlier this month, wait till you hear what's happened now: The movie studio behind it has just gone and dropped it.

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Kenu’s Stance is a mini tripod for iPhones, but moonlights as a beer bottle opener

The Stance from Kenu is a lightweight and compact tripod for iPhones with Lightning connectors, useful for photography and FaceTime calls. It also functions as a kickstand and a bottle opener.

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Apple Watch developer kit reveals tantalizing new details

Apple released the WatchKit SDK to developers so they can build apps for the Apple Watch. The kit reveals many things about the Watch itself and the overall app experience on the device.

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WhatsApp blocks hackers with end-to-end encryption for Android app

WhatsApp for Android now offers end-to-end encryption for messages. As such, law enforcement cannot compel the company to reveal your messages and hackers cannot easily access them.

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The 12-inch Retina MacBook Air rumors are flying: Here’s the latest

Apple is due for a new MacBook Air, and the rumor mill is in full churn. This time, however, some of the speculation makes sense. Here's what we've heard about the new Air - and what we think will actually happen.

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Nope, OS X Yosemite’s first update doesn’t mend those Wi-Fi mishaps

Answering desperate cries for help, Apple has rolled out its first minor OS X Yosemite update. Unfortunately, Wi-Fi glitches are far from repaired.

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New iOS 8.1 and OS X Yosemite updates fix Wi-Fi and stability issues on older devices

Apple updated iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite on Monday. The new software versions offer small bug fixes. The OS X 10.10.1 update solves the Wi-Fi problem and iOS 8.1.1 aims to improve performance on older iPhones and iPads.

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PhotoTime app puts an end to tagging, automatically sorts your pictures

PhotoTime, a new photo management apps for iOS, uses image and facial recognition technology to automatically tag and organize your photos. While not perfect, the app works as advertised.

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Apple Pay could invade China soon after UnionPay deal is struck

Apple has struck a deal with Chinese credit card provider UnionPay to allow direct app purchases. Tap-to-pay is still unavailable in China, but it looks like it could arrive in the country soon.

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People are using Apple Pay a lot, according to retailers

Retailers in the U.S. have said shoppers with the iPhone 6 have been busy getting to grips with Apple Pay. Google and Softcard also appear happy with the arrival of Apple's tap-to-pay system as it's helped raise awareness of their own mobile wallet offerings.

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