3D Touch: An extra dimension It's hard for phones to pull off new tricks these days. What we know as a smartphone has become completely commodified stuff: touchscreen, apps, fast processor, camera. But we've grown used to touchscreens and how they work. You tap, you swipe. Apple's new 3D Touch adds a force-sensitive element to the touchscreen. Why is it called 3D Touch as opposed to Force Touch, the name for similar tech in the Apple Watch and the new Mac ...

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A bug in iOS 9 lets anyone see all of a person’s pictures or contact information, even if they have locked their phone. A very quick workaround, which uses Siri, lets people into the phone even if the passcode and Touch ID fingerprint sensor is turned on. To exploit the bug, would-be hackers repeatedly mash the numbers on the passcode screen until the iPhone threatens to lock the user out. Speaking to Siri to help open the Clock app, and then clicking through, allows people ...

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Today Apple has made a number of announcements relating to their three major operating systems. We've seen the announcement of WatchOS 2 for the Apple Watch, OS X El Capitan for Macs, and finally, iOS 9 for Apple's iPhones, iPods and iPads. With the ninth major iteration of their mobile operating system, Apple is bringing some long overdue improvements to features like Siri and Spotlight, improving performance on all devices, and revamping the experience for users on the iPad. ...

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Upcoming Android L release is supposed to be the most secure version of Android yet, however, as far as the current scenario is concerned, odds are that you might have a malware app on your Android mobile/tablet.   One in every ten Android apps is infested with malware or viruses According to a new study conducted by the folks over at Cheetah Mobile, about one in every ten apps for Android is infested with malware. In its report, Chee ...

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