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A Chinese firm is selling iPhone-branded bags, and Apple’s not happy about it

Apple's bid to gain exclusive rights to the iPhone name in China has failed after a court threw out its claim. The decision means the Beijing firm at the center of the dispute can continue selling iPhone-branded bags, phones cases, and…
Mobile

New Adblock Plus service lets you tip the sites you visit most

Adblock Plus says it wants to "revolutionize Web monetization" with a new service that lets its users tip the sites they visit most, allowing publishers to rely less heavily on ad revenue.
Photography

GoPro releases free apps to make editing more fun

GoPro has released two free editing apps a couple of months after it bought the startups that created them. Effectively a relaunch, the apps – Quik and Splice – aim to offer GoPro users a fast, fun, and easy way to edit their action-cam…
Social Media

Facebook pays 10-year-old $10,000 for finding Instagram security flaw

A 10-year-old from Finland recently found a security flaw on Instagram that allowed him to delete any comment on the site. His reward for reporting the flaw? A cool $10,000. Ironically, the youngster isn't old enough to have an Instagram…
Mobile

Moog’s new Model 15 app packs its $10K synth into the palm of your hand

Nothing can compare to the authentic analog synthesizers of old, but Moog is hoping to bring back the nostalgia in digital form. The synth maker's new app replicates its legendary Model 15 synth right on your iPad.
Mobile

New patent suggests the Apple Pencil could become much more than a stylus

Apple's latest patent, awarded on Wednesday, indicates new functionality for the Apple Pencil, including Touch ID security, LiveScribe-like digitization, and hot-swappable writing nibs, any or all of which may be coming soon to the popular…
Mobile

What’s the most influential gadget ever? According to Time, it starts with an “i”

Happen to be an iPhone user? You also happen to use the most influential gadget ever released, according to Time Magazine's new list. Other Apple products, including the Macintosh and iPod, also made the list.
Social Media

Twitter’s new ‘Connect’ tab helps you discover the best accounts to follow

Looking for some new accounts to follow on Twitter? Head over to the new 'Connect' tab, which will give you personalized recommendations based on things like previous accounts, current events, and more.
Mobile

WhatsApp is back in business: Brazilian judge overturns ban on the messaging app

WhatsApp was banned by a judge in Brazil yesterday. The shut down of the app was supposed to last for 72 hours, but another judge overturned the ruling following an appeal from WhatsApp's lawyers.
Mobile

Believe it or not, Dish Network wants to fix your broken iPhone

Forget about going to the Apple Store or a kiosk the next time your iPhone needs repair. Dish Network, the satellite TV provider, will come to wherever you are and repair it for a little more money.
Mobile

How to root your Android phone or tablet in 2016 (and unroot it)

Are you wondering whether to root your Android smartphone? Perhaps you’ve decided to do it and you just need to know how? You’ll find an explanation and a quick guide to Android rooting right here.
Cars

People who send text messages to drivers may be liable in case of accident

In Pennsylvania, two men who texted a woman driving a truck may be liable in civil court. She hit and killed motorcycle rider while texting. She already served time for involuntary manslaughter. The question is, did they know she was…