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Amazon to refund parents over kids’ in-app purchases, says FTC

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Parents with children who ran up bills, sometimes huge, through in-app purchases stand to get some or all of that money back. Amazon could have to hand out more than $70 million in refunds to affected consumers, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. On Tuesday, the FTC and Amazon agreed to end their legal battle over whether the U.S. ... Read More »

Mozilla scraps Firefox’s ‘Aurora’ dev track

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Mozilla today announced it would drop one of Firefox’s preview tracks that have let customers test early versions of the browser before wider deployment. Companies running Firefox, and testing the browser using the “Aurora” track, will be automatically migrated to the “Beta” channel today. “It became clear that Aurora was not meeting our expectations as a first stabilization channel,” wrote ... Read More »

New B&O Play wireless headphones have all the style and sound you expect, but for less money

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The latest pair of Bluetooth headphones to come from Scandinavian design and audio experts B&O Play is the H4, and unlike the company’s many other products, won’t require quite the same sharp intake of breath when you hear the price. The H4’s slot in just below the B&O Play H7 headphones, retaining many of the cool design signature touches, and ... Read More »

9 watchOS 3 features set to revolutionise your Apple Watch, from multitasking to life-saving skills

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Apple Watch fitness is about to get competitive. It’s been well over a year since the Apple Watch first launched – yes, already – and now it’s getting a serious upgrade. And no, we’re not just talking about the recently unveiled Apple Watch 2. If you’ve already splashed out on Apple’s debut wearable, it’s about to add a host of new features, yippie. ... Read More »

Copy and paste edits on multiple photos with Lightroom on iOS

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If you’re paying for a Creative Cloud subscription, Adobe’s Lightroom mobile comes in handy for make somephoto edits on the go. In order to speed up that creative process a bit, the latest iOS update delivers the ability to copy edits from one photo and past them on another. So when you have a collection of images from a hike that all need the ... Read More »

iOS 9 reportedly focuses on under-the-hood upgrades

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If you feel that Apple is upgrading iOS a little too quickly, you’re not alone — there areconcerns (if sometimes overstated) that it’s focusing too much on interface revampsand extensions over making things work well. There may be relief in sight, however. Sources for the historically reliable 9to5Mac claim that iOS 9 will have a “huge” emphasis on behind-the-scenes fixes and performance optimizations. That’s not to say there won’t ... Read More »

Apple cracks down on accessory makers to discourage leaks

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Follow the Apple rumor cycle and you’ll notice that accessory makers play animportant role in leaks — some of them “borrow” factory blueprints to produce cases and other add-ons for iPhones and iPads that are still weeks away from launch. Well, the crew at 1 Infinite Loop is apparently fed up with these companies spoiling the surprise. Sources for 9to5Mac claim that Apple made key accessory ... Read More »

Here’s what you could buy with Apple’s $700 billion market cap

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When we talk about a company’s market capitalization, it’s really just a jargon-y way of saying how much that company’s really worth. Say, for example, you wanted to buy a company the way you do a product in a shop, well, the market cap would be a great way of calculating that company’s price tag. As you may have heard, ... Read More »

Study says Android 4.0 and iOS 8 are most likely to crash your apps

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Ever had the feeling that certain phone operating systems are more likely to crash your apps than others? It’s not just you. Crittercism has posted its latest breakdown of crash reports from about 20,000 apps, and it’s clear that certain operating systems aren’t as friendly as others. On Android, Ice Cream Sandwich (4.0) is most likely to wreck your day; KitKat (4.4) is close ... Read More »

iOS games are about to get bigger and (hopefully) better

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Not many apps hit iTunes’ 2GB file limit, but those that do tend to fall into a certain category (cough games). As a result, developers often must sacrifice graphics quality and effects for iOS titles, the exact problem we pointed out with the recent BioShockiOS release. But Apple has finally lifted that limit, and the max file size on iTunes titles is ... Read More »

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