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AGR Manet is DOWN, 1515637386

AGR Manet - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:33
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The popular Eclipse dark mode tweak is being prepped for iOS 11

iDownloadBlog - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:35

I’ve tested and used numerous jailbreak tweaks over the years, but one of my all-time favorites has been Eclipse by iOS developer Guillermo Morán (fr0st). For those who don’t already know, Eclipse provides a system-wide dark mode feature for iPhones and iPads.

Eclipse consistently receives updates with each jailbreak season, and as it would seem, iOS 11 won’t be any different. Morán took to his Twitter account this week to tease images of the next iteration of Eclipse, which he fittingly calls EclipseX.... Read the rest of this post here

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White House ban on personal devices extends to smartwatches like Apple Watch

9to5Mac - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:29

A new policy from Chief of Staff John Kelly aims to strictly crackdown on West Wing use of personal cell phones. While initially the policy was believed to apply primarily to personal smartphones, ABC News today reports that it is actually far broader and will ban use of anything with WiFi, Bluetooth, radio, or cellular capabilities…

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Future Samsung Phones Will Have a Working FM Radio Chip

Slashdot - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:25
A few months ago, LG announced a partnership with NextRadio to unlock the FM chip in its smartphones. Now, Samsung is doing the same. Android Police reports: NextRadio made the announcement, rightly explaining that FM radio is essential in areas with low connectivity and in emergency and disaster situations where a connection might be difficult to obtain or maintain and where access to information could be a matter of life and death. With the chip unlocked, users will be able to listen to local radio on their phone using the NextRadio Android app. The press release mentions that "upcoming [Samsung] smartphone models in the U.S. and Canada" will have the FM chip unlocked, however I did find several existing Samsung devices with their FM chip enabled on NextRadio's site.

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Facebook testing new ‘Today In’ feed to better showcase local news & events

9to5Mac - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:46

As it continues its quest to offer more informative and useful information to users, Facebook appears to be testing a new feature that would offer users city-specific news, events, and more. As reported by TechCrunch, Facebook is calling this feature “Today In” and testing it in select markets…

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Apple To Transfer Chinese iCloud Operations To Chinese Firm

Slashdot - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:45
Apple's iCloud services in mainland China will be operated by a Chinese company from next month, the tech giant has confirmed, though Apple will still have access to all data stored on iCloud. The company said it had made the move to comply with the country's cloud computing regulations. iCloud accounts registered outside of China are not affected. BBC reports: The Chinese cyber security rules, introduced in July last year, include a requirement for companies to store all data within China. The firm, Guizhou on the Cloud Big Data (GCBD), is owned by the Guizhou provincial government in southern China. Guizhou is where Apple opened a $1 billion data center last year to meet the regulations. iCloud data will be transferred from February 28, Apple said. Customers living in mainland China who did not want to use iCloud operated by GCBD were given the option to terminate their account. Apple said the "partnership" with GCBD would allow it to "improve the speed and reliability of our iCloud services products while also complying with newly passed regulations that cloud services be operated by Chinese companies." It added that Apple had "strong data privacy and security protections in place and no backdoors will be created into any of our systems." However, some on social media have said the step gives Beijing more opportunity to monitor its citizens and others living in the country.

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AGR Manet is DOWN, 1515630186

AGR Manet - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:33
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Samsung Will Unveil the Galaxy S9 Next Month At Mobile World Congress

Slashdot - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:03
Samsung will unveil its next flagship handset, the Galaxy S9, next month at Mobile World Congress (MWC). DJ Koh, the company's smartphone chief, confirmed the launch to ZDNet at CES yesterday without offering a specific date. The Verge reports: The S9 (and, presumably, an S9 Plus) will be the successors to the S8 and S8 Plus, which launched at a Samsung event in New York last March before going on sale in April. The S8 and its bigger brother were a hit with critics, who praised the phones' gorgeous design and brilliant cameras. The phones were even good enough to make consumers forget about the disaster of the Galaxy Note 7 and its exploding batteries. Not much is known about the Galaxy S9 at this point, though we're not expecting any radical departures from the S8. A handful of leaked renders suggest it will look near-identical to its predecessor, with a slight tweak moving the rear fingerprint sensor to below the camera (rather than its current, awkward position of off to one side).

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Daily Deals presented by RAVPower: $58 Harmony Smart Control, $95 UE BOOM 2 speaker, and more

iDownloadBlog - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:50

iDB’s Daily Deals post is a roundup of our favorite deals on tech and tech-related products from around the web. This includes everything from smartphones, tablets and accessories, to connected devices and even video games.

Every deal you see below has been hand-picked based on a variety of factors including personal experience, online reviews from customers and experts, and discount percentage. So what are you waiting for? Get shopping!... Read the rest of this post here

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Baker-Watts - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:33
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AGR Manet is DOWN, 1515622986

AGR Manet - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:33
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Charles Kettering

Quote of the day - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:33
"Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail."
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Henri Nouwen

Love quote of the day - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:33
"If fear is the great enemy of intimacy, love is its true friend."
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instantreplayrocks.com is OK,

Instant Replay status - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:03
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