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Review: The ECHO Connect EchoKey

Posted on 15/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The ECHO Connect EchoKey is a pocket sized Lightning connector charging connector that can be put in your pocket, your purse, or even on your key ring, and be readily available when you find yourself in need of a quick charge, but don’t have a Lightning cable handy.

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Kickstarter of the Week: PUMP & OMG Headphones – Better Than Beats?

Posted on 15/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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When it comes to Beats headphones, users either love them or hate them, there’s no in between. Both sides would have to agree, however, that Beats headphones don’t come cheap. Now, one upstart company has come up with 2 models of in-ear headphones that they say are better than Beats, and they’re looking for funding to prove that claim.

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U.S. Government to Accept Apple Pay for Some Transactions

Posted on 13/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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During his speech at President Obama’s Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Friday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook announced that the U.S. government will begin accepting Apple Pay for some transactions, starting with admission to national parks.

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Apple Rejecting Apps With Violent Screenshots in the App Store

Posted on 13/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has been rejecting a number of apps that include screenshots depicting violence or guns. Developers have been forced to modify their screenshots, blurring or removing any violent content in order to receive app approval.

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Apple Expands Two-Factor Authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Apple just expanded their two-step iCloud authentication to cover FaceTime and iMessage. The Guardian reports that signing into an iMessage or FaceTime account will require users to input an authentication code from a verified device on any iCloud accounts that have two-factor verification turned on.

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Carl Icahn: ‘Apple Should be Worth $216 Per Share TODAY’

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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In an open letter published this week, activist investor Carl Icahn praised Apple CEO Tim Cook for wanting to give money back to investors, and said he believes Apple stock should be currently valued at $216 per share.

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