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The world’s fastest growing smartphone market wants Apple to manufacture locally, but some in the ruling government are hesitant to agree to the company’s “unprecedented” requests before commencing manufacturing in the country. SEE ALSO: Apple to meet Indian officials to discuss iPhone manufacturing plans Apple has shown interest in assembling its products in India, but […]

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Getting people to believe that high-end virtual reality is truly immersive can be difficult if they haven’t tried devices like the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive first-hand.  That gap of disbelief gets even wider when you try to convince the uninitiated that incredibly detailed, near retail-ready 3D-printed models are being born in VR, but this […]

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Being number one isn’t a lot of fun. Just ask Apple, which was just called “boring” by a prominent former employee.  With a market cap of over $639 billion, Apple is the biggest company in the world. It has enviable profits and unit sales (every quarter it manages to sell tens of millions of iPhones, […]

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Qualcomm is in trouble. For most, those words probably mean next to nothing, but if you know much about the technology within your smartphone, it means a great deal. Qualcomm builds many of the key components of the world’s smartphones — specifically, the modems and often the processors, too. It’s also the dominant vendor in […]

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Twitter’s relationship with developers is as complicated as ever. The company caught developers by surprise Wednesday when it announced it was selling its developer platform Fabric to Google, thus offloading the suite of developer tools it once heralded as the “the future of mobile software.” SEE ALSO: Twitter’s Periscope launches 360 video The news comes […]

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Slack just introduced a major update that promises to make conversations easier to follow.  The workplace messaging app introduced threaded conversations Wednesday, a feature the company says has long been one of its users’ top requests. Set to roll out “over the next few days,” threads allows users to reply directly to chats in nested […]

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It’s now easier than ever to use Cortana on your Android phone. A new feature currently in beta puts Cortana right on your lock screen for quick access, MSPoweruser reports.  SEE ALSO: Nissan to add Cortana, letting you take to the road like Master Chief The feature is similar to Cortana’s behavior on Windows 10, […]

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Despite repeated public notices from Samsung directing Galaxy Note7 users to return the recalled device, there are still large numbers of users on one of the biggest wireless carriers in the U.S. who refuse to let the beleaguered smartphone go.  SEE ALSO: Good news: Samsung reportedly knows what ruined the Galaxy Note7 According to a […]

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Nothing ruins a day out like driving to an unfamiliar part of town, finally finding that hole-in-the-wall restaurant you’ve been hearing so much about… and realizing there are no open parking spots even close to the joint. It’s not the end of the world, but it certainly puts a damper on the fun.  With an […]

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Pokémon Go‘s latest update included some minor tweaks and changes to the popular mobile game, but dataminers also uncovered some new lines of code that suggest more second-generation Pokémon are approaching. The Silph Road looked through thousands of lines of code Wednesday to find information about upcoming Pokémon Go content and stumbled on some brand […]

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The website of SkyPan International features a slideshow of panoramic aerial photos taken over Chicago and New York City. But, gorgeous as they are, any of them taken by a drone may have cost the company a huge chunk of cash. The Federal Aviation Administration settled a lawsuit with SkyPan on Tuesday to the tune […]

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Google has introduced a potentially game-changing update for its Android app that provides offline features for its search results.  SEE ALSO: Google’s biggest Android problem is also ruining emoji Searches made while offline will now be saved and automatically run as soon as the the device gets an internet connection again.  This is particularly useful […]

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For many, Google+ may still be seen as the punchline to jokes about failed social networks, but the Google product still has a large and loyal following — just not necessarily among the groups you might think. And, for better or worse, Google is still invested in supporting the network and its users. The company […]

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