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Activists ask Apple to ditch patent for remote iPhone camera deactivation

Users of the online activist platform Care2 have written up a petition asking Apple to never implement its recently patented method of remotely disabling iPhone cameras at “sensitive events.”
Mobile

Microsoft updates OneDrive with automatic 'Pokémon detection'

A new feature bound for Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service identifies the species Pokémon from augmented reality game Pokémon Go. It's available on the OneDrive app for Android and iOS.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ just broke another major iPhone App Store record

In news that will probably surprise no one, since its debut earlier in July, Pokémon Go has become the app with the highest number of downloads during its launch week on the Apple App Store.
Mobile

The canceled unicorn known as the Nokia McLaren gets its 15 minutes of fame

The McLaren, Microsoft's and Nokia's now-cancelled Windows Phone 8.1 handset, gets shown off in a new video. The phone utilized 3D Touch, which allows for a variety of gestures and other inputs.
Cars

Uber, MADD, and law enforcement partnered on July 4 in 25 cities

Uber, MADD, and local law enforcement departments partnered on July 4 in 25 cities to raise awareness about drunk driving. In Nevada, there were no alcohol-related fatalities for the first time in 10 years.
Gaming

Niantic doesn’t take requests for new ‘Pokémon Go’ Gyms and PokéStops anymore

After just over a week of gathering user feedback, developer Niantic Labs is no longer taking requests for new Gym and PokéStop locations via its support site.
Mobile

Lenovo promises Android security updates for the Moto Z and Moto G in response to criticism

Lenovo hasn't been issuing Android security updates to Moto phones frequently. Will it issue timely updates to the new Moto Z and Moto G4? Lenovo says security patches will go through, but doesn't say how frequently.
Gaming

Pokémon Go decoded: Data miners dig into Niantic's hot new app

If you're the kind of player who likes to min-max your gaming experience and isn't quite so interested in the mystery and discovery involved, a data mining dump for the recently released augmented-reality title Pokémon Go is for you.
Gaming

‘Pokémon Go’ is making Craigslist even weirder than usual

Craigslist can be weird, but when you mix in 'Pokémon Go', things get wild. From fishy deals, to "'Pokémon Go n' Chill'" solicitations, Craigslist users are taking advantage of the new mobile game's popularity.
Computing

Xiaomi’s upcoming Windows laptops could pack impressive hardware at very low prices

If the rumors are true, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi could be moving into the Windows laptop space. Leaked slides reveal competitive specs at a good price, but there's more to making a laptop than picking the right parts.
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

Samsung hits Huawei with a $24 million patent infringement lawsuit

A few months after being hit with Huawei's patent infringement lawsuit, Samsung pushed back against the Chinese manufacturer by filing a lawsuit of its own, accusing Huawei of patent infringement.