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Gifts for People Who Miss the Headphone Jack

Some people just don’t like change. Whether it’s an unwanted redesign of your favorite website, a new, healthier recipe from your snack food brand of choice, or a poorly considered decision from America’s most popular Cupertino-based smartphone manufacturer to remove a ubiquitous and egalitarian connection method,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Lineage 2: Revolution Pretty Much Plays Itself

Released late last year in Asian territories to tremendous success, mobile massively multiplayer role-playing game Lineage 2: Revolution is now available on iOS and Android in North America. If the idea of a mobile MMO is daunting, do not fret—most of the game can be played on autopilot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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ThatGameCompany’s Latest Game Is Like Journey With Friends

“We want you to feel like a kid going to a magical theme park,” says ThatGameCompany’s Jenova Chen in IGN’s new gameplay video of his latest game, Sky. Coming first to iOS, the “global social adventure experience” is giving off serious Journey vibes. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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iOS 11.2 Is Bringing Faster Wireless Charging

iPhone 8 and iPhone X owners using wireless charging pads to power their devices are about to receive a pleasant surprise thanks to a software update: Apple’s upcoming iOS 11.2 will add support for faster wireless charging for the Qi-compatible smartphones. Updating your phone isn’t enough to boost your charging…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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This CDC App Tells You Which Vaccines You Need to See the World

iOS/Google: Different countries around the world have unique foods, styles, and cultures, but they also have their own diseases. That’s why it’s important you get vaccinated four to six weeks before you travel internationally. If you’re getting ready to jet set around the world, the Centers for Disease Control’s…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Bury Me, My Love Tells A Moving Story With Text Messages

I don’t usually fall for interactive fiction or smartphone games, but Bury Me, My Love hooked me. This mobile game charts the journey of a young woman named Nour as she tries to escape the civil war in Syria by fleeing to Europe, told through text messages.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Final Fantasy Dimensions II Is Nothing Like The First

The first Final Fantasy Dimensions was a delightful old-school adventure reminiscent of the earliest entries in the storied series. Final Fantasy Dimensions II is an incredibly basic free-to-play mobile game that’s been stripped of its microtransactions and granted a premium price tag. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Encrypt Your Flash Drive to Ensure Your Peace of Mind

We’ve all lost a flash drive or two. Whether it was a cheap USB drive containing some promotional material, or top secret one detailing the security protocol pertaining to a certain Queen of England’s travel plans, sometimes we forget things, and have to hope that our sensitive information doesn’t fall into the wrong…Read more… Continue […]

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Read Quick Fiction on Your Commute With The Shortly App

iOS/Android: Using your commute time to read is a noble goal in theory, and an uphill battle in practice, between crowded trains, interruptions for transfers, and the difficulty of focusing on a long read or massive novel in five-minute increments. But if you still want to get some reading done in the few minutes of…Read […]

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How to Stop iOS Apps From Stealing Your Apple ID Password

iOS: Security researcher Felix Krause is killing it this month, if “it” means iPhone users’ sense of security. We recently covered two of his security warnings: If you give an app permission to use your camera, it can also track your location and even secretly take photos and videos. Now he points out that if […]

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How to Stop iOS Apps From Secretly Spying Through Your Camera

There’s no doubt you’ve given some iOS apps access to personal data like your photo library or contact list. But if you’ve given them access to your camera, they could be doing a lot more than you’re aware of behind the scenes, including photographing you without your knowledge. Luckily, you can stop the surreptitious…Read more… […]

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