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App of the Week: Rooms – Forums Get a Modern Makeover

Posted on 25/10/2014 by Ian Fuchs

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Before the invention of Twitter, Youtube, and Facebook, there were various forums that allowed users to post questions or comments on a topic, and others could respond. Now, the team behind Facebook’s app is attempting to rejuvenate the world of topic-focused forums with “Rooms!”

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AT&T Locks Universal Carrier Apple SIM in New iPads

Posted on 24/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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While the Apple SIM found inside Apple’s new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 is designed to be carrier agnostic – usable on a variety of carriers across the U.S. and the UK – AT&T isn’t playing nice.

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iPhone 6 Plus Users Report Inexplicable Crashing Issues

Posted on 24/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A number of iPhone 6 Plus users are reporting an issue where the phone crashes or enters a reboot loop. Many users have been forced to take their iPhone in for service where it is usually swapped out for a new unit.

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Amazon Enables Apple Pay For Its Rewards Visa Card

Posted on 24/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Amazon has kept its promise of enabling Apple Pay on its Rewards Visa card, as Reddit users report success adding the card to Apple Pay, and TechCrunch posted a photo showing the card loaded into the app.

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Rite Aid Disables Apple Pay In Its Stores

Posted on 23/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Drugstore chain Rite Aid has reportedly disabled Apple’s new mobile payments service, “Apple Pay,” on its store’s point of sale terminals, after activating it earlier this week.

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‘Upcycled': Power Mac G5s Get New Life as Furniture

Posted on 23/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The smooth aluminum chassis of Apple’s 2003 Power Mac G5 was a widely admired distinctive design. Inspired by this, designer Klaus Geiger decided to “upcycle” these aging relics of the computer world because he says the machines are “simply too good to be disposed of.”

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OS X Yosemite Upgraders Report Bluetooth Lag and Connection Issues

Posted on 23/10/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple’s recent updates all seem to be bitten by the Bluetooth bug, as users running OS X Yosemite report they’re experiencing connectivity issues with their Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, Apple wireless keyboard, and third-party wireless accessories.

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