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iPhone X announced with edge-to-edge screen, Face ID, and no home button

The long-awaited and extensively leaked special edition iPhone is finally upon us, and it’s called the iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone 10”). from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2xvD7xL

Hackers exploited an Instagram bug to get celebrity phone numbers and email addresses

An Instagram bug allowed hackers to access contact phone numbers and email addresses for high-profile users, the company said today. The bug was discovered recently in Instagram’s application programming interface, or API, which the service uses to communicate with other apps. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2wp06XF

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch screen and dual-camera

How do you recover from one of the most disastrous episodes in consumer electronics history? That’s the challenge Samsung has confronted in the months leading up to today’s announcement of the Galaxy Note 8. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2wnn6ZE

Apple Watch 3 Won’t Have ‘Obvious Change’ to Form Factor, LTE to Be Main Selling Point

The third-generation Apple Watch, expected to be introduced alongside new iPhones this fall, does not feature an obvious change to form factor, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2fF65nb

How to stop the same song from autoplaying every time you plug your phone into a car

It’s happened to everyone: you plug your smartphone into your car, and then cringe when that song — the same song every time — begins to play. For some reason, iPhones will automatically play whatever song is listed first alphabetically in your iTunes. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2vSv24I

Apple Now Allows Developers to Test Apps With Up To 10,000 Users

Apple today updated its developer news site to let developers know that TestFlight tester limits have been expanded. Starting today, developers can invite up to 10,000 users to beta test their iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and iMessage apps before the apps are released on the App Store. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2vmHDNQ

WeTransfer offers $10,000 to every laid-off SoundCloud employee so they can ‘develop great things’

A few weeks ago, when SoundCloud let go 173 employees, the internet banded together and created a “Hire a SoundClouder” Google doc to connect companies hiring with those affected by the layoffs. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2eOvLx2

iOS 11 prevents your iPhone from automatically connecting to slow Wi-Fi

A new iOS 11 feature has shown up in the software’s most recent beta release that should be quite helpful for travelers and those who find themselves using a lot of public Wi-Fi. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2gXwT22

Google Play Music now works with Apple’s CarPlay

I really don’t know how many Android fans who’ve bought into Google’s ecosystem would favor CarPlay over Android Auto, but maybe Apple’s in-car software is your only choice. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2tLzrkS

Apple’s latest security patch fixes a bug that lets hackers take over your phone via Wi-Fi

Apple released its newest security update today in the form of iOS 10.3.3. As is standard, the update patches multiple vulnerabilities, including some that could have allowed for remote code execution, aka an attacker doing things on your device that you don’t want and without your knowledge. from TechSnobs http://ift.tt/2vkWSDO

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