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SWAT is an app that allows you to report and live-stream footage of police brutality

SWAT, which stands for “Safety With Accountability & Transparency," enables a user to file an official complaint about police violence with their local police department in real time. It also allows a user to live-stream video footage to…
Mobile

Google takes down several Pirate Bay apps, says no to piracy

Whenever Google removes apps from the Play Store, it's usually worth paying attention to. In this case, that's especially true, as four Pirate Bay-related apps were proactively removed.
Mobile

Future Apple Maps update could make your daily commute easier

Apple Maps may finally get public transit directions. A new patent shows that Apple is working on a commuter app that compiles information on public transit networks to help users get around town.
Mobile

Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul has a new messaging app called YB — Guess what it stands for

Now you can text your friends like Breaking Bad's Jesse Pinkman thanks to a new messaging app called YB from the show's star. Actor Aaron Paul recorded his signature catchphrase, so you can send it to your friends.
Wearables

Rumors say Intel could be the one to make TAG Heuer’s first smartwatch really smart

TAG Heuer may have an Intel-powered smartwatch in the works and new rumors say it will launch at CES in January 2015. The device will have the smart style of a TAG Heuer watch, but with Intel's brains.
Mobile

Despite past claims, AT&T still throttles unlimited data when its network is clear

AT&T throttles data speeds on customers' "unlimited data" plans after a certain point. On non-LTE phones that only support 3G data, speeds slow after just 3GB. Meanwhile, 4G LTE-enabled smartphones users are throttled after 5GB of data…
Mobile

Lenovo has launched a phone called the Le Lemon. Yes, really.

Lenovo has launched its first phone to combat the rise of Chinese smartphone rival brand Xiaomi. It's called, bizarrely, the Le Lemon K3 and will cost the equivalent of $100. Despite the low price, the specification is attractive.
Computing

Apple to offer free ‘Hour of Code’ workshops to inspire young programmers

Hour of Code is an annual event designed to get students interested in coding. Thousands of free workshops are taking place around the world on December 11, with Apple one of several tech companies getting involved.
Mobile

Facebook tries again with Slingshot

Facebook launched Slingshot back in June, but the Snapchat competitor has apparently failed to capture the imagination of smartphone users. Now it hopes to change that with a redesigned version introduced on Thursday.
Mobile

A closer look at Pinc, the case that turns your iPhone into a VR headset

Virtual reality is taking off, but it’s not leaving your phone behind. Pinć turns any iPhone 6 into a VR headset, and its founders want to use it for a lot more than games.
Mobile

This iPhone 6 clone packs a real punch, even if it is a copycat

Sure, in terms of looks, the Dakelele Big Cola 3 is a blatant copy of the iPhone 6, but peer under the hood and you'll find a smartphone that actually packs respectable specifications.