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How People In Hong Kong Can Communicate If Cell Networks Go Down
 How People In Hong Kong Can Communicate If Cell Networks Go Down
Many protesters in Hong Kong who suspect authorities may shut down some cell networks in the city have begun chatting on an app that doesn't require a central network connection. The app, however, has some potential pitfalls and demonstrators have a few other options at their disposal, especially if they have Android phones. At least 100,000 people in Hong Kong have reportedly downloaded FireChat in the last 24 hours. The service allows users to talk anonymously in chat rooms with groups of people nearby, and the connection works on Android and iOS via a Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connection.

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Apple’s IPad Update Plans Could Put Gold First And Offer 12.9″ Model For 2015
 Apple’s IPad Update Plans Could Put Gold First And Offer 12.9″ Model For 2015
Apple could add gold to the menu for the next version of the 9.7-inch iPad Air, according to Bloomberg, and then introduce a 12.9-inch version of its tablet next year. This is in line with rumors TechCrunch heard from Bloomberg before, which pegged a large-screen iPad as being added to the lineup back in August. So far, it's been rumored mostly that Apple plans to make only minor changes to the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display this year. Read More
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Researchers Claim China Is Using Malware To Spy On Hong Kong Protesters
 Researchers Claim China Is Using Malware To Spy On Hong Kong Protesters
Thousands of protesters continue to fill Hong Kong's streets with umbrellas and demands for democracy, much to the dismay of the Chinese government. To prevent news of the movement from flowing into mainland China, authorities have blocked Instagram, censored social media posts and, allegedly, targeted Yahoo with an attack that would make the normally secure site vulnerable to snooping and censorship — a so-called "man-in-the-middle attack. Read More
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Sharecare Launches New Version of AskMD for iOS 8
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Apple To Offer Next IPad In Gold
 Apple To Offer Next IPad In Gold
Apple is expected to unveil a new iPad this month and it may come in a new color this time around. Bloomberg reported Wednesday that Apple plans to launch a gold version of its 9.7-inch iPad and the gold version, which would come with a white face, will flank the silver and gray models already available. While major design changes are not expected, the new iPads is rumored to feature Apple's new A8 processor and updated specs. In addition to launching a gold iPad, Apple may also boost the size of its upcoming tablet. The company is reportedly working on a model with a 12.9-inch screen.

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Jonny Ive Talks Apple Watch, Design Process In October Vogue
 Jonny Ive Talks Apple Watch, Design Process In October Vogue
The October issue of Vogue features an extensive interview with Jony Ive . The interview also includes a few new details on the Apple Watch , which author Robert Sullivan was able to get his hands on a few weeks before the product was unveiled to the press at the Sept. 9 iPhone 6 event. Sullivan writes of the experience , When Ive shows it to me — weeks before the product's exhaustive launch, hosted by new CEO Tim Cook — in a situation room that has us surrounded by guards, it feels like a matter of national security.

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Apple To Add Gold To IPad Lineup, Report Says
 Apple To Add Gold To IPad Lineup, Report Says
Apple's love affair with gold is about to extend to the iPad, as the company is planning to introduce the color as a new option in an effort to boost lagging tablet sales. For an idea of what a gold iPad might look like, Stuart Hughes , a luxury gadget designer, made a solid gold and diamond-encrusted iPad back in 2010. Apple has struggled to sustain iPad sales, which have fallen in recent quarters , and declined in year-over-year comparisons.

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Fashion Brands Actually Eyeing Bigger Pockets For The IPhone 6 Plus
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Samsung's mammoth Galaxy phones, Apple's phablet mega-sized phone is starting to look like the future of mobile tech. Gone are the days of casually stuffing a palm-sized phone in a pants pocket. For fashion, the opportunity is either a huge headache or a design opportunity. Some brands are considering what this could mean for the future of pants. Read More
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