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Fortnite Android app: APK Download do nots

Fortnite Android app: APK Download do nots

A whole bunch of apps are on the Google Play app store and throughout the web suggesting they'll give you access to Fortnite. In reality, there IS a way to play Fortnite on Android, but it's not the same as iOS, and it's NOT a regular app you can download and run on its own. If you see an app called Fortnite, or Fortnite codes, or Fortnite access, or anything Fortnite - for now - it's fake, and you should STAY AWAY.

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Apple seeks to invalidate Qualcomm patents it may have infringed on

Apple seeks to invalidate Qualcomm patents it may have infringed on

When you are slapped with a patent lawsuit, one of the best ways to turn the tables is to have those patents invalidated. It is definitely easier and perhaps cheaper than arguing in court that you didn’t infringe on them anyway. Apple is no stranger to that tactic and is now pulling the same strategy on Qualcomm over four of the chip maker’s patents. Those same patents are, of course, the ones that Qualcomm is suing Apple for.

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Just a few Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube alternatives

Just a few Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube alternatives

If you no longer want to be part of the connected world that's also the ad-supported world, there are alternatives. They aren't the same as the apps and social networks you use now, and it's not often that they get as big a celebrity following - but maybe that's not why you're on the internet in the first place. Today we're having a peek at a few alternatives to the major social networks as they roll right this minute.

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Pokemon GO Trading: Every feature and detail

Pokemon GO Trading: Every feature and detail

Everything you need to know about Pokemon GO Trading is here right this minute. This is the guide you might just want to bookmark - we'll be updating as we go. Until and through the point at which Trading is released into the live game, this is the place for all the ins and outs and how-to situations of all sorts. Plus, The People Eater is here to count the cost - because trading ain't free!

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This new iOS 12 feature could save your life

This new iOS 12 feature could save your life

As Apple revealed at WWDC 2018, iOS 12 is getting a lot of handy new features, but one in particular could be a real life saver. Apple has announced that iOS 12 will automatically share your location with emergency services when you call 911, allowing those who respond to your call to locate you faster. The entire process is automatic and secure, and it's based on Apple technology that has existed for a few years now.

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iPhone 3GS to be sold once again in South Korea

iPhone 3GS to be sold once again in South Korea

Now that we've using smartphones for over a decade, we're at a point where early models can officially be touted as "retro" devices. An example of this is currently playing out in South Korea, where the carrier SK Telink is going to sell Apple's iPhone 3GS — first released in 2009 — in limited numbers. A collection of new, unopened units were discovered in a warehouse recently, and the carrier will be offering them to customers starting at the end of this month.

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Apple Maps navigation and search is down [Update: it’s back]

Apple Maps navigation and search is down [Update: it’s back]

Apple Maps is down in several core ways, with search, routing, and navigation all offline this morning. Apple confirmed that there was an ongoing issue with the mapping service this morning, and says it's investigating the issue.

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Apple’s iPhone OLED plans reportedly hit the brakes

Apple’s iPhone OLED plans reportedly hit the brakes

Apple is unlikely to to abandon LCD for its iPhone range any time soon, insiders claim, with bottlenecks in OLED screen supplies putting the brakes on the big switchover. The iPhone X was the first of Apple's smartphones to use OLED, which typically boasts better contrast than LCD, brighter colors and deeper blacks, as well as being more frugal with power.

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Cops, hackers claim to have defeated iOS 12 USB Restricted Mode

Cops, hackers claim to have defeated iOS 12 USB Restricted Mode

Apple and authorities play a non-ending game of cat and mouse (we leave you to decide which is which) when it comes to iPhones. Apple closes security holes and makes it harder for anyone to compromise an iPhone or an iPad. Law enforcement, on the other hand, are constantly looking for ways to break into encrypted devices in the name of justice. The latter group now has a helping hand in the form of forensic hackers like Grayshift who say that they have already found a way around Apple’s upcoming security feature.

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Father’s Day gifts 2018: 5 Dad-friendly smartphones

Father’s Day gifts 2018: 5 Dad-friendly smartphones

Supposing you've got a father and you're planning on celebrating said Dad with a smartphone gift this weekend, you'll want to have a peek below. Today we've got a gift guide for you which encircles 5 of the most excellent smartphones for fathers, comprised of smartphones on the market right this minute. These devices fit in a number of categories, and within them, you'll likely find a device that your father can use and be glad to make use of.

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If your iPhone does this, get it fixed ASAP

If your iPhone does this, get it fixed ASAP

Today we're having a peek at a little-known sign of an error in a number of iPhones purchased over the past several years. The error appears in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and it shows itself as a "graying out" of apps. Once the graying begins, the phone cannot be shut down, or it becomes stuck in a boot loop the likes of which only an opening up of the phone can fix.

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2018 iPhone fast charging upgrade tipped in leaked research note

2018 iPhone fast charging upgrade tipped in leaked research note

Apple may be planning to introduce faster charging in its 2018 iPhone models, according to a leaked research note. The company is expected to launch three new iPhone models this year, those bringing the fast-charging capabilities introduced with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus models. Assuming the report is true, recharging won't take as long with the upcoming models.

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