How the iPhone could save your life

An iPhone 8 Plus I’m testing has called 911 by accident a few times. It’s annoying, but it turns out this new iOS “feature” could save lives. Experts say discrete calling is a sign of things to come in making 911 calls work a little better and a little safer, especially in a tense situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/11/03/how-iphone-could-save-your-life.html

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iPhone 8 pre-orders are available now and going fast

Now that you’ve seen the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and decided you’ve gotta have it — or are at least considering Apple’s latest phones — it’s time to make a pre-order, as Apple and carriers began taking orders for the device earlier today (Sept.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/15/iphone-8-pre-orders-are-available-now-and-going-fast.html

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iPhone 7s and 7s Plus may be less advanced than the iPhone 8, but they may have a lower price

The Phone 7s and 7s Plus, expected to be announced alongside the iPhone 8, may be the more practical choices for most consumers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/iphone-7s-and-7s-plus-may-be-less-advanced-than-iphone-8-but-may-have-lower-price.html

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Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months

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Today, Microsoft is announcing the new “Surface Plus” program, which lets you buy a new Microsoft Surface PC on a payment plan with the option to upgrade after 18 months.

The post Microsoft’s ‘Surface Plus’ Offers PC Upgrades Every 18 Months appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253446-microsofts-surface-plus-offers-pc-upgrades-every-18-months?source=Computing

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Twitter tries to address hate speech issue with new user tools

Plus: WhatsApp rolls out encrypted video calling feature, is it going to stay encrypted? And Apple publishes a big glossy book about Apple’s design history.

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Evidence suggests Apple is working on the biggest mobile game-changer since the original iPhone

Apple hasn’t yet managed to keep up with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus demand, suggesting that the company’s new iPhones are a hit.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/08/evidence-suggests-apple-is-working-on-biggest-mobile-game-changer-since-original-iphone.html

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Add-on Telephoto Smartphone Lenses Get You Close to the Action

One of the top selling points of the new iPhone 7 Plus is its telephoto lens, which lets you get twice as close to the action as the typical smartphone.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/12/add-on-telephoto-smartphone-lenses-get-close-to-action.html

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Pandora Plus Trades Ad Views for Extra Features


Pandora on Thursday launched Pandora Plus, a replacement for its $5-a-month Pandora One streaming music service. The 4 million Pandora One subscribers will be switched over to Plus, which will continue to offer ad-free listening at the same price. However, Pandora Plus also offers an opt-in video advertising feature that lets users skip or replay songs. Plus also has an offline mode. The service automatically saves the main station a subscriber listens to, as well as the three listened to most recently, for offline access.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83905.html?rss=1

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Adblock Plus Now Means Ad Blocking Plus Ads


Adblock Plus, together with partner ComboTag, on Tuesday launched the beta version of the Acceptable Ads Platform. AA is an interactive platform that pre-whitelists ads publishers and bloggers then can place on their sites. It will only contain only ads that abide by AA’s criteria for size and labeling, and their placement will be governed by the AA rules. “This is just a technical extension and improvement to Acceptable Ads,” said Adblock Plus spokesperson Ben Williams.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83898.html?rss=1

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New iPhone 7 Smartphones to Be Water-Resistant, Lack Headphone Jacks

Apple today announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which build on features seen in the iPhone 6s phones already on the market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/new-iphone-7-smartphones-to-be-water-resistant-lack-headphone-jacks.html

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There's reasons to be excited about Apple killing the headphone jack

Whether you’re an iPhone fan or not, and whether you’re buying the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus later this week, you should really be excited about the phones’ most annoying new feature: the removal of the headphone jack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/theres-reasons-to-be-excited-about-apple-killing-headphone-jack.html

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Adblock Plus Mouse Roars at Facebook


Adblock Plus on Thursday announced that the open source community had created a filter to neutralize Facebook’s latest offensive in its ongoing battle with ad blockers. Any Adblock Plus users who want to implement the workaround will have to update their filterlists manually. “For this round of the cat-and-mouse contest, looks like the mouse won,” said Ben Williams, spokesperson for Adblock Plus developer Eyeo. Facebook on Tuesday began serving up ads that circumvented desktop users’ ad blocking software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83793.html?rss=1

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Adblock Plus to Websites: 'We've Got Your Back'


Adblock Plus, which has been in the forefront of online ad blocking, this week announced the beta of Flattr Plus, a joint project with micropayment site Flattr, which promises no less than to revolutionize Web monetization. Users decide how much money they want to have distributed among their favorite sites, and the Flattr Plus algorithm automatically divvies up the proceeds among the sites they engage with the most. The beta will launch at the end of the month.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83469.html?rss=1

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Will this fall's iPhone have the big redesign we've been waiting for?

A few weeks ago, a photo that supposedly showed Apple’s upcoming iPhone 7 Plus case suggested the upcoming phablet will indeed have a dual camera setup on the back, along with redesigned antennas and a Smart Connector that would let you connect the phone to a keyboard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/14/will-this-falls-iphone-have-big-redesign-weve-been-waiting-for.html

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Deals: $50-$100 off Apple Watches; $180-$260 off 13" MacBook Pros with AppleCare; $80 off iPad Pro

Article Image This week, save $50 to $100 instantly on all Apple Watches plus get a free $50 B&H Gift Card with each order. Or save $180 to $260 on all current 13″ MacBook Pros with AppleCare (or $200 off some models by themselves). Plus $74-$80 off 128GB iPad Pros. Each of these deals includes free shipping and no sales tax in most states.

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Apple promises fix for iPhone 6s, 6s Plus not displaying accurate battery data

Article Image In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged a problem in which an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus may not show the right battery percentage as power drains.

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