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SwiftGift (free, iPhone only) has also updated with an iMessage app. The makers have partnered with an array of brands, including Amazon, Apple, Beats by Dre (so, Apple), and more. You can select a gift, and the recipient will immediately receive a message to “unwrap” it virtually. Once they’ve done that, they can select the …

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Google Play was recently found to be hosting more than 400 apps that turned infected phones into listening posts that could siphon sensitive data out of the protected networks they connected to, security researchers said Thursday. One malicious app infected with the so-called DressCode malware had been downloaded from 100,000 to 500,000 times before it …

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One of Android’s strengths is that you can choose a default app for specific actions. You can enable any third-party browser, SMS app, phone, or home screen launcher to be the default app always used for those actions. The process for changing this has been nicely re-packaged with Android Nougat. To find these controls, go …

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People are still lining up to snag a brand new iPhone 7, but that won’t stop anyone from speculating about next year’s iPhone. Why so early? Well, 2017 marks the iPhone’s 10th birthday, so Apple is reportedly gearing up to make its anniversary edition extra special. We’ll keep track of the latest rumors and how plausible …

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Enlarge / Google’s event invitation. Are you ready for some hardware? On October 4, at 9am PT (Noon ET), Google is hosting a big launch party for its new phones and possibly all sorts of other Google Hardware devices. Given the fact that Google kept its event invite appropriately vague, the rumor mill has been in high gear. So …

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Enlarge / No, this isn’t a screencap from the latest Forza Horizon game. Waylens Earlier this month, we took a look at a range of dash cams, cameras that drivers can use to keep a record of what happens around them. The devices can be very handy in the case of an accident (or meteorite strike). …

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iOS 10 has turned your iPhone’s screen into a new hub for widgets—just swipe left on the lock page or home screen to check it out. But what even are widgets? Just think of them as app extensions or glances that offer you quick, digestible information without you having to actually open a single app. …

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Major League Baseball has placed more hurdles in front of cord cutters than any of the four professional sports leagues. It has made baseball broadcasts the exclusive province of cable/satellite networks, even for your local teams. Add to that the league’s draconian blackout policies, and the prospect of watching the Grand Old Game without a …