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Facebook thwarts Prisma’s live-streaming video effects, denies app API access

Prisma's Facebook live-streaming feature was short-lived -- the social media giant has denied the app from using the API required for streaming. The artistic photo and video effects app says another platform may be possible for live…
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The Lenovo Moto Z could be getting a Google Project Tango mod

It looks like Lenovo isn't done with Google's Project Tango yet -- according to CEO of the Lenovo-owned Motorola, the Moto Z could get a Project Tango mod, allowing the device to map indoor areas in 3D.
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The Internet Archive gears up for the Trump era by creating a backup in Canada

The Internet Archive is seeking donations to create a backup in Canada. Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle seems worried about the upcoming "radical" changes in Washington, D.C. once the Donald Trump administration arrives in office.
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The Meizu Pro 6 Plus could be the Note 7 replacement we've been waiting for

Meizu is looking to fill the Galaxy Note 7-sized hole in the market, and has launched a new device equipped with Samsung's Exynos 8890 processor. The device also boasts a 5.7-inch display and Meizu's Flyme OS.
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Apple sees a dip, but 4G smartphone shipments in 2016 are on the rise

Android will see a 5.2 percent bump in market share, but 2016 won't be kind to Apple. According to the IDC's latest forecasts for smartphone shipments, 2016 may be the "first full year of declining shipments for Apple's iPhone."
Mobile

New Zealand is the latest country to gain access to Google's Android Pay

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system, which turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Chase Bank will add support on Sept. 7.
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Have a question? Tap a font of knowledge with the new Yahoo Answers iOS app

Got questions? Yahoo's got Answers, and now the popular feature has its own iOS app. On Monday, the internet giant quietly unveiled a native mobile app for Yahoo Answers, which allows internet denizens to ask and answer questions.
Home Theater

You don't need internet to enjoy your favorite Netflix shows with offline viewing

'Tis the season for oversized meals, oversized sweaters, and now, oversized quantities of Netflix. That's because Netflix has now made it possible for users to "download ... great series and films at no extra cost."
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‘Gooligan’ Android malware affects more than 1 million Google accounts

Chances are your Android phone is running an older version and unfortunately, there's a malware campaign dubbed 'Gooligan' affecting more than 1 million Google accounts. There is a tool you can use to check if your account is compromised.
Home Theater

YouTube brings 4K resolution to its live-streams, even for 360-degree video

Following its launch of High Dynamic Range video support and VR video earlier this month, YouTube has announced it can now stream live in 4K resolution -- for both standard and 360-degree videos.
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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…
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Best iPhone 7 battery cases to keep your phone above 20 percent

The iPhone 7 doesn't have terrible battery life, but you never know when you'll need to juice up on the go. To help prepare, here are five cases that will keep your smartphone charged and ready for long-term use.