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iOS jailbreak repositories close as user interest wanes

By | app-store, Apple, Computer Hardware, computing, cydia, Gadgets, iPhone, jailbreak, Mobile, Software, TC

 A few years ago jailbreaking your iPhone was all the rage. The cat-and-mouse game of hackers versus Apple was great fun and some of the open source products available to jailbreakers – namely the Cydia alternative app store – added amazing features and customizability to the iPhone. Some devs even launched only on jailbroken phones, thumbing their noses at Apple’s walled… Read More

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The new Kindle Oasis is my dream e-reader

By | Amazon, Amazon-kindle, Amazon.com, Computer Hardware, Gadgets, Hardware, Kindle, oasis, TC

 Amazon’s newest Kindle Oasis arrived like the answer to a timely question  – mostly because I happened to request an update to the device right before it actually arrived. I’m an unabashed fan of the Kindle, dating back to its earliest days, so take that into consideration, but believe me when I say: The new Kindle Oasis is the Kindle update I’d hoped for, and more.… Read More

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Apple releases iOS 11.1.2 to fix iPhone X cold weather issue

By | Apple, apple inc, Computer Hardware, computing, Gadgets, Hardware, iOS, ios 11, iPhone, TC, Technology

 Apple has made iOS 11.1.2 available, the second minor point release it’s put out in as many weeks. This one is specifically designed to address a bug where the iPhone X could become temporarily unresponsive to touch input when moving from warm weather to dramatically colder temperatures – like venturing outside in winter in Canada, for instance. The update is also said to address… Read More

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Muse is a simple dedicated Amazon Alexa add-on for the car

By | Alexa, Amazon, amazon alexa, Amazon Echo, Amazon Echo Show, Automotive, Bluetooth, Computer Hardware, computing, Gadgets, Hardware, smart speakers, Speak Music, TC, Technology, usb, wireless

 Want to bring Alexa into your vehicle? You now have a few options, including a new $49.99 accessory from voice tech company Speak Music, which is launching Muse, essentially a Bluetooth-enabled Amazon Echo for the car. The small device allows you to access Alexa skills while on the go, using voice commands and the “Alexa” wake word, while connecting to your in-car stereo system… Read More

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Apple’s iPad could drop the home button and add Face ID in 2018

By | Apple, apple inc, Computer Hardware, computing, Gadgets, Hardware, iPad, iPhone, tablet computers, TC

 Apple is reportedly working on a redesign of the iPad that includes dropping the Home button and slimming down the bezels on the top-end model, as well as adding facial recognition tech to allow for Face ID unlocking and more. Bloomberg says the redesigned iPad could make its consumer debut as early as next year.
The upgraded tablet would likely sit at the top of the iPad line, which would… Read More

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The iPhone X gets a cameo in a shopping vlog

By | apple inc, Computer Hardware, computing, Gadgets, iOS, iPhone, TC, Technology

 Hey guys! While we all know shopping makes everything better did we also know that it’s great fun to drive down to Infinite Circle and hit Cafe Macs with your dad who can then proceed to show you his unreleased iPhone X? Well YouTuber Brooke Peterson thinks so!
In this four-minute video the prolific (and soon to be popular) vlogger hits Sephora then a Pilates Studio and then has some… Read More

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