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  • Bankrate.comWould you bank with Amazon?Bankrate.comYou buy books from Amazon, as well as groceries, candles, and your kid's sixth birthday present. You stream television shows and movies on Amazon Prime, and tell Alexa to play your favorite songs. You may even own an Amazon credit card. But would you ...Amazon cooks up new Prime perk: 5% back on Whole Foods purchasesUSA TODAYAmazon's Prime Rewards Visa cardholders now get 5% back at Whole Foods if they pay for PrimeTechCrunchThe Amazon Prime credit card will start giving 5 percent back on Whole Foods purchasesRecodeCNET -Business Wire (press release) -GeekWire -The Star Onlineall 10 news articles »

  • Phone ArenaAlas, Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS gets discontinuedPhone ArenaBad news for fans of one of the most popular keyboard apps – Swype. It appears that Nuance, the company that bought the app seven years ago has decided to discontinue both the Android and iOS apps. According to a message published by a redditor, the ...Nuance Confirms that Swype Keyboard for Android and iOS is DiscontinuedTechnology PersonalizedSwype Keyboard Has Been Discontinued; No Future Updates ComingLowyat.NET (blog)Swype will no longer be developing its keyboard (blog)XDA Developers (blog) -Sid Tech (press release) (blog) -Infosurhoy -PocketNow (press release) (blog)all 16 news articles »

  • Ars TechnicaFlight-sim devs say hidden password-dump tool was used to fight pirates [Updated]Ars TechnicaThe usually staid world of professional-grade flight simulations was rocked by controversy over the weekend, with fans accusing mod developer FlightSimLabs (FSLabs) of distributing "malware" with an add-on package for Lockheed Martin's popular Prepar3d ...Flight Simulator expansion installed password-stealing malware as DRMPC GamerFlight Sim Company Embeds Malware to Steal Pirates' PasswordsTorrentFreakFlight Simulator Add-On Tried to Catch Pirates By Installing Password-Stealing Malware on Their ComputersMotherboardTechSpot -BleepingComputer -Flight Sim Labs -Redditall 9 news articles »

  • GizmodoWindows Phone, Which Was Already Dead, Gets Another Stake Through Its CorpseGizmodoIn October, Microsoft admitted that its Windows Phone line was pretty much totally dead after failing to attract app developers and its market share plummeted from 0.8 percent to 0.1 percent by t 2017, with even corporate vice president for Windows Joe ...Microsoft ends notifications for Win-Phone 7.5 and 8.0The RegisterWindows Phone already sucks, but Microsoft is making it even worse by killing notificationsBetaNewsWindows Phone 7.5 and Windows Phone 8.0 devices will stop getting push notifications this weekPhoneDogHindustan Times -Lifehacker Australia -Business Standard -Poc Networkall 26 news articles »

  • EngadgetChrome cleans up messy URLs when you share from your phoneEngadgetGoogle keeps making the web easier to use with its Chrome browser, from filtering ads on the desktop to getting rid of pop-ups and redirects on Android. The company just made sharing messy URLs nicer, too, thanks to the latest version of Chrome on ...Chrome 64 now trims messy links when you share themThe VergeChrome OS Split-Screen Feature May Support Android Apps SoonAndroid HeadlinesChrome 64 for Android cuts URLs automatically when you share themGhacks Technology NewsDroid Life -Ubergizmo -9to5Google -Android Centralall 20 news articles »

  • GameSpotFortnite's New Battle Pass Detailed, Here's What It IncludesGameSpotPS4, Xbox One, and PC game's Season 3 will have a new Battle Pass that you can buy. Last updated by Eddie Makuch on February 19, 2018 at 3:00PM. Comments. You need a javascript enabled browser to watch videos. GS News Update: New Fortnite Battle Pass ...Fortnite: Battle Royale Season 3 Battle Pass PreviewHeavy.comEpic Games Adds 30 More Tiers to Fortnite's Battle PassComicbook.comFortnite: Battle Royale's Season 3 Battle Pass Adds Space-Themed LootTwinfiniteGame Rant -NDTV -SegmentNextall 33 news articles »

  • The VergeHackers have turned the Nintendo Switch into a functional Linux tabletThe VergeThere are two major reasons I can think of to hack a game console. The first one is obvious: so you can play cracked copies of games. That's why modern consoles are so difficult to hack, because millions of dollars are on the line. But some people just ...Nintendo Switch transformed into Linux tablet by hackersCNETNintendo Switch has been hacked to run full-fat LinuxThe INQUIRERThe Nintendo Switch is now a Linux tablet, sort ofNeowinFossbytes -gearburn -Nintendo Enthusiast (blog) -Lowyat.NET (blog)all 14 news articles »

  • ForbesApple Releases Important iOS 11.2.6 Update: What Features Are Included?ForbesToday Apple released iOS 11.2.6 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iOS 11.2.6 did not go through any beta tests before it was released to the public. iOS 11.3 is currently being tested by developers. What Is Included In The iOS 11.2.6 Update ...Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 to fix iPhone crash bugThe VergeUpdate for iOS and Macs negates text bomb that crashed devicesTechCrunchApple Releases macOS 10.13.3 Supplemental Update With Telugu Crash FixMac RumorsArs Technica -AppleInsider (press release) (blog) -SlashGear -CNETall 158 news articles »

  • The VergeThe WyzeCam is a $20 security camera, and it just got betterThe VergeI've never owned a security camera, so don't quote me as an expert, but I've been reading some WyzeCam reviews this afternoon and they're a little astonishing: a good, functional, easy-to-use, and feature-rich streaming security camera for $20. Well ...The $20 Wyze security camera gets a sequel with improved intelligence and Amazon Echo supportTechCrunchThe WyzeCam gets a smarter sequel that still costs only $20EngadgetWyzeCam v2 raises specs but not $20 price [Updated]SlashGearZDNet -Ubergizmo -Digital Trends -WyzeCamall 8 news articles »

  • The VergeSony releases mysterious teaser for its next phoneThe VergeSony is apparently going to introduce something at Mobile World Congress next week, going off the fact that its Xperia account tweeted a teaser video for the annual phone event this morning. The video shows a hand and a bunch of ripples cascading down ...Sony Teases Next Xperia Phone It's Going To Unveil At MWC 2018Tech TimesSony Xperia teaser hints at big changes at MWC 2018SlashGearSony's MWC Announcement Could be Very LitDroid LifeAndroid Headlines -Alphr -India Todayall 42 news articles »

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