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Nexus 4 Android 4.3 update bringing some users a gaggle of issues

Nexus 4 Android 4.3 update bringing some users a gaggle of issues

Late last month, Google announced that the latest round of Nexus devices would score an OTA Android 4.3 update, which rolled out as promised. Unfortunately for some Nexus 4 users, the update brought with it a fair bit of problems, something that becomes readily apparent with a quick gander through Google's forums. Among the problems are some common threads many have experienced, including problems with the handset overheating.

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iOS 7 features notification to guard against charging station hack vulnerability

iOS 7 features notification to guard against charging station hack vulnerability

At the Black Hat event taking place in Las Vegas, three individuals showed off a security issue that leaves iPhones and iPads open to hacks when connected to a fake charging station, something they reportedly informed Apple of earlier in 2013. An Apple spokesperson publicly thanked the researchers today in a statement to Reuters, and a fix has been included in the newest iOS 7 beta release.

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Facebook pushes all users onto more secure connection by default

Facebook pushes all users onto more secure connection by default

It has been more than two years since Facebook made it possible for users to enable a secure "https" connection for their account, something that had the side-effect of slightly longer loading times and reduced chances of hackery on public networks. Starting today, the social network will be making secure browsing its default following work on speeding it up and increasing compatibility.

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Evernote iOS app updated with Skitch support

Evernote iOS app updated with Skitch support

Evernote has pushed out an update for its iOS app, tossing some more features into the mix, as well as support for Skitch. Those who update to version 5.4 will find Favorites on the iPhone transformed into Shortcuts, the ability to annotate notes with Skitch, and for Premium users, a new related notes feature that pulls up relevant past content.

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Google Maps update starts rolling out for Android 4.0.3 and higher

Google Maps update starts rolling out for Android 4.0.3 and higher

On May 7, we saw a leak showing the Google Maps redesign, with Google showing it off officially a little over a week later. That update has since been rolled out for desktop to those in the beta, and is now being pushed to those running Android 4.0.3 and higher. Thus far the Google Play store has been updated with the new change log, but it might be a bit before you see the actual update come your way.

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