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40% off HooToo 64GB Lightning Connector USB 3.0 Drive for iOS - Deal Alert

This small, rugged and blazing fast USB 3.0 key features an extended lightning connector for all of your iOS devices, 64GB of storage, and a built-in streaming media app that effortlessly plays most major audio/video formats including...

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Best Deals of the Week, September 5th - September 9th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 5th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Mingis on Tech (Apple edition): To iPhone 7 or not?

The iPhone 7 represents an evolutionary upgrade from its immediate predecessor, but does it evolve enough to tempt our Apple-centric executive news editor into buying a new phone?

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Mark Cuban's new app leaves messages in the dust, not the cloud

'Dust' enables people to send private, encrypted, self-destructing text messages.

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What this expensive ‘secure’ phone tells us about mobile hacking

Mobile security is a bit of a misnomer. Few of us can say we’ve been attacked by a piece of malware or have quarantined an actual virus. Yet, there’s a sneaking suspicion that mobile security is a bigger concern.

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What should you expect from the iPhone 7?

Apple is unveiling its new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus this week. Here are all the rumors that have surfaced so far, and how likely they are to come true.

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29% off Huawei Stainless Steel Smartwatch with Black Suture Leather Strap - Deal Alert

Inspired by the classic designs of luxury watches, with cutting-edge technology, the Huawei Watch redefines what we’ve come to expect from a smartwatch.

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Why would Apple get rid of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7?

Rumor has it that the iPhone 7 won’t sport a headphone jack. Why this bold move by Apple could be just what we need to enter a truly-wireless future.

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Apple patches iOS security flaws found in spyware targeting activist

To spy on a human rights activist, government hired hackers may have gone as far to use three previously unknown vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS.

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31% off Logitech Harmony Smart Control with Smartphone App and Simple All In One Remote - Deal Alert

The Harmony Hub combined with a powerful app give you personalized control of up to eight devices—even through closed cabinets and walls

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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Why is the new emoji in iOS 10 so controversial?

In iOS 10, Apple changed the revolver emoji to look like a squirt toy gun. Critics say that the change will cause confusion, miscommunication, and do nothing to solve gun violence. Here’s why they’re wrong.

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A new $500,000 iOS bug bounty beats Apple's offer

A security firm is offering up to $500,000 for information on zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, surpassing Apple's bug bounty just days after it was announced.

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Getting started with Swift Playgrounds

Kids and adults can learn to code with Swift Playgrounds, a free iPad app coming to iOS 10. Made by Apple engineers, it teaches the Swift programming language, but it’s fun like a puzzle game.

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Why does the iOS 10 lock screen reveal so much?

In iOS 10, you now have an unprecedented access to your apps and services right from the lock screen. But is this convenience worth compromising our privacy?

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Apple’s bug bounty program favors quality over quantity

After years of reluctance to pay researchers for exploits, Apple has given in and is ready to hand out up to US$200,000 for critical vulnerabilities found in the latest version of iOS and the newest iPhones.

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27% off TotalMount Apple TV Mount - Deal Alert

Apple TV's cables often are not long enough to reach your entertainment center. But leaving them exposed looks sloppy, and routing cables through the wall is a major hassle. TotalMount solves the installation problem by attaching...

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What happened to Apple Music in iOS 10?

Apple Music's redesign was supposed to make easier to use, but iOS 10 only makes Apple’s streaming service more complicated.

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