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iPhone 8 featured in McDonald’s app advertisement

iPhone 8 featured in McDonald’s app advertisement

The iPhone 8's official launch is almost upon us, and it's an exciting time to speculate. The leaks have spanned all categories, ranging from design to hardware to rumored new features and back again. All signs point to the phone featuring an edge-to-edge OLED display, and that raises questions about what kind of iOS design tweaks will be made to accommodate that. One possible design just appeared in a McDonald's advertisement.

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iOS 11 Touch ID lockdown is sneaky security done right

iOS 11 Touch ID lockdown is sneaky security done right

Apple's iOS 11 has a secret lockout option that temporarily disables Touch ID, a so-called "cop button" that could take advantage of legal loopholes about phone searches. While an increasing number of smartphones have fingerprint readers, and indeed all iPhones have for the past few generations, the idea that not all security systems are created equal goes further than just on-device security. In fact, while Touch ID might be more convenient than a PIN code or password, there are cases when it could be less resilient from legal compulsion to unlock your device.

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iPhone 8: The big wireless charging upgrade may just have leaked

iPhone 8: The big wireless charging upgrade may just have leaked

A pair of photos have leaked showing what is claimed to be iPhone 8 wireless charging hardware. The hardware, assuming it is what the leakster says it is, likely pertains to the charging pad rather than the phone's internal components. Wireless charging is one of multiple features expected to be available in the upcoming anniversary edition of the iPhone, a model that is currently being referred to as the iPhone 8.

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Skype Preview hits non-Win10 and Mac starting now

Skype Preview hits non-Win10 and Mac starting now

The next generation in Skype functionality is coming to Apple and non-Windows 10 computers. Yes, you read that correctly, non-Windows 10, as in every version of Windows before Windows 10 version 1511 (OS Build 10586). For everyone who has the newest version of Windows 10, there's also good news to be had.

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This iPhone 8 just went full Android

This iPhone 8 just went full Android

Now that the Internet has a pretty good idea of what the iPhone 8 is going to look like, pictures like these are coming in quick. What we've got here is a series of images which use the iPhone 8's body - also a concept based on leaks as a base. This series of images makes a user interface that's built "based on an Android user's expectations."

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The Mewtwo Pokemon GO countdown begins now!

The Mewtwo Pokemon GO countdown begins now!

Pokemon GO summer hype had another kick in the pants today as our countdown to Mewtwo hit start. A source familiar with the information (who wished to remain anonymous) informed SlashGear today that Niantic's target for "the arrival of Mewtwo" might be sooner than we first expected. As the extended stay of the Legendary Bird Pokemon ends, the time will be most ripe.

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iPhone 8 ‘Blush Gold’ tipped as name of leaked copper color

iPhone 8 ‘Blush Gold’ tipped as name of leaked copper color

Last week, we got a look at an iPhone 8 dummy unit that featured a coral sort of color -- kind of copper, kind of pink, a touch of bronze, but not quite any of those things. Now a new source has surfaced claiming the name of that color will officially be 'Blush Gold,' indicating it is a pinkish shade of gold that differs from the existing Rose Gold option Apple offers for the iPhone 7.

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Apple Watch 3 will look the same, gain LTE says Kuo

Apple Watch 3 will look the same, gain LTE says Kuo

Apple Watch 3's release and release details appeared this week in an analyst note on Apple's singular wearable device. This note came from notoriously accurate analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, who suggested that the 3rd-gen Apple Watch won't look particularly different from previous models. Why would it? Not when there's a whole bunch of Apple Watch straps that were designed for the look of the first-gen device.

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5 names for iPhone 8 : What’ll Apple call it?

5 names for iPhone 8 : What’ll Apple call it?

Apple's next event will reveal the names of their new iPhone collection - and today we're discussing the most mysterious. The iPhone 8, we've been calling it - but since Apple hasn't officially acknowledged its existence, it's not quite official. It's had a few names over the past few months, like iPhone X or iPhone Pro - and all the way back a year ago it was already being prophesied as the iPhone 10, Anniversary Edition. Today we're getting down to business.

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10-minute silent song created as iPhone hack tops iTunes charts

10-minute silent song created as iPhone hack tops iTunes charts

Many iPhone users that play music in their car via the USB cable experience a common problem: as soon as the device is connected, it starts playing the exact same song automatically — whichever is alphabetically first in the music library. A new solution has emerged, however, in the form of a "song" that runs for 10 minutes with nothing but silence. And it appears to be music to iPhone owners' ears, as the track is racing up the iTunes charts.

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iPhone 8 release date in September says KGI

iPhone 8 release date in September says KGI

Apple's next big iPhone (the one we call iPhone 8 until an official name is revealed) will launch in September, so says KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. This announcement comes in one of the analyst's regularly released analyzation notes to investors on Apple. Generally Kuo is surprisingly accurate with predictions, and for this one, it's tipped that iPhone 8 will be released alongside iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus, too.

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This iPhone trick made Twitter users flip

This iPhone trick made Twitter users flip

In a devastating display of simple settings tapping, my iPhone experience was changed forever. One Twitter user by the name of TheBaeMarcus tapped into my life and never left by ramping up the way my iPhone plays sounds. Music, more specifically - I don't really need anything else to be louder. The "trick" I'm talking about here isn't really all that complicated, and it actually really does work.

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