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Law firm searches for plaintiffs for class action suit against Apple over 'Error 53'

A Seattle law firm considering a class action suit against Apple wants iPhone users whose devices have been crippled by "Error 53" to contact their office.

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Fish: A better alternative to Bash in Linux?

Also in today's open source roundup: A review of KShutdown, and the differences between AMOLED and LCD displays for Android smartphones explained

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How To Clean Your Android Phone

Dirt and grime are no match for your cleaning skills.

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Android Studio 2.0 beta speeds up app restarts

Google updates Instant Run, Android Emulator, and Android Debug Bridge in the latest revision of its IDE

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5G follies: The network that doesn't exist

There's no 5G technology, no 5G standard, no agreement on what 5G even means, and, thus, nothing to plan for

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Valentine's Day Gift Idea: Amazon Has Discounted Devices Through Feb 13

The online retailer is currently offering discounts on Kindle, Fire, and other models until February 13th, hoping to create an attractive option for last-minute shoppers.

Latest Surface 3 firmware update causes blue screens, other problems

The tablet's third firmware update in three weeks reportedly has not fixed the 'plugged in not charging' problem

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Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup

Everything you need to know about the upcoming Galaxy S7.

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First look: LifePrint uses AR to bring photos to life

Print GIFs, Vines, and Live Photos and use LifePrint's AR to bring these shots to life.

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8 hot technologies the CIA wants

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s investment arm, is interested in expertise ranging from 3D printing of electronics to reconnaissance drones that can hover indefinitely

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Apple confirms iPhone-killing 'Error 53,' says it’s about security

The iPhone’s most mysterious and dangerous bug is tied to Touch ID tampering and unauthorized repairs, at least according to Apple

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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PCWorld Show Episode 2: VAIO's New Windows Phone

PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Florence Ion and Jon Phillips discuss the significance of the new Windows Phone release from VAIO.

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MIT's 168-core chip could make mobile devices, robots smarter

A new brain-like chip called Eyeriss will be able to tap into memory to instantly recognize faces, objects and even sounds

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As 5G approaches, 3G and 4G are still getting faster

At Mobile World Congress this month, vendors like Ericsson and Nokia will be showing off new tricks to improve the networks we're using now

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Why do companies make Android phones if they can't make profits?

Also in today's open source roundup: The Turing phone will run Sailfish OS instead of Android. And Google Chrome will finally get smooth scrolling in Linux

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Microsoft will continue developing SwiftKey's iOS and Android apps after acquisition

Microsoft may bring the SwiftKey keyboard to its Windows platforms as well

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Microsoft reportedly buying AI-powered software keyboard maker SwiftKey

The $250 million deal to acquire SwiftKey would bring more AI chops to Microsoft

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