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LG brings in the more secure Knock Code to G2 and G Flex

LG brings in the more secure Knock Code to G2 and G Flex

Improving its initial double-tap to unlock feature that came in with the G2, LG has announced a new, and more secure interface for accessing LG Smartphones: the Knock Code. Models like the G Pro 2, G2 mini, F Series and L Series will come with this new feature, and the older versions will get replaced via a firmware update starting in April.

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iPhone 6 with bigger screen incoming: 4.7-inches predicted

iPhone 6 with bigger screen incoming: 4.7-inches predicted

We've heard a lot of rumors and tips on the anticipated iPhone 6 over past months, some that have already been shot down, others that look promising. Among them all has been word Apple is producing two different models with different screen sizes, one measuring in at 4.7-inches and the other at a larger 5.5-inches. According to the latest source, the latter among those two sizes has an uncertain future.

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Snoopy drone pilfers smartphone data

Snoopy drone pilfers smartphone data

At the Black Hat Asia conference in Singapore next week, the folks behind a drone called Snoopy will showcase how they can intercept data from smartphones using their flying craft. The drone works by spoofing wireless networks and connecting to smartphones with the WiFi enabled, allowing them to remotely capture login credentials, personal data, and more.

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Flappy Bird’s resurrection is imminent

Flappy Bird’s resurrection is imminent

Flappy Bird is an unlikely story of rampant success, unanticipated stardom, and, for some on the gaming end of the app, endless frustration and feelings of soul-crippling failure. It was a combination of all these things -- and a spark of controversy -- that led to the game's creator Dong Nguyen pulling his ware from its respective app stores, something he has announced plans to reverse.

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