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Thursday, 26 March 2015

Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 edge will debut in the US on April 10

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Galaxy S6 release date is April 10th, and US pre-orders start tomorrow

Samsung today announced that the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available on US carriers starting April 10th, the same time as they are scheduled to be available for sale across the world. Additionally, customers in the US will be able to pre-order the phones starting tomorrow, March 27th, with certain AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, U.S. Cellular, and Best Buy locations having the phones on hand for in-person demos starting tomorrow.

The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge coming to the US will largely be the same as the model available globally. They have 5.1-inch, qHD Super AMOLED displays, 32, 64, or 128GB of internal storage, Samsung's octacore Exynos processors, and 16-megapixel cameras with optical image stabilization. Unfortunately,...

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iPhone or iPad freezing when you delete apps? Here's the work-around!

You touch and hold an icon to put your iPhone or iPad into jiggly mode, tap the X button to delete an app, and then... nothing.

Literally nothing. Everything just freezes up and seems to hang for a while. Eventually the confirm delete dialog box pops up, but it takes way longer than it should. Instead of letting you quickly delete an app and get on with using your device, it just feels like everything is locked up and you're stuck. If you're experiencing this problem on iOS 8 here's the good news — there is a workaround, and we're tacking it on this week's iOS Help.

iOS Help

Every Thursday our Ally Kazmucha brings you iOS Help — a column where you can get your iPhone and iPad questions answered and problems solved!

Ever since I've been using iOS 8, my iPhone freezes up when I try to delete an app. I can't do anything when this happens other than wait an excruciatingly long time for the delete option to finally pop up. Why is this happening and how do I fix it?

Not everyone seems to experience this issue but those that do seem to typically have the following things in common: Those who experience hanging typically have the following things in common:

  • Lots of apps installed on your iPhone or iPad (200+)

  • Lots of apps running in the background

  • iOS 8.0 or higher

Luckily, there is a way to stop the freezing issue from happening, at least until Apple issues a permanent fix.

How to stop your iPhone or iPad from freezing when deleting apps

This issue seems to result from a way iOS handles memory. Closing all open apps from the multitasking section of iOS before trying to delete an app solves the problem. If you don't know how to do that, just follow these steps:

  1. Double tap your Home button on your iPhone or iPad to bring up multitasking.

  2. Swipe all open apps up in order to close them.

  3. You can touch and throw away up to three apps at once to save time

Once all the apps have been closed, try deleting an app again. The freezing should be gone.

Special thanks to Ratkat on Twitter for pointing out this workaround!

from iMore - The #1 iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch blog


Beatport's new app will drop the ultimate bass on your iPhone and iPad

Beatport will dock at the Apple harbour by launching a new app for those who enjoy dance music. The online music resource recently launched a new free streaming service, which these new apps will compliment. It plans to become the number one destination for not only music fans, but also DJs looking to stock up on tracks.

As Beatport is owned by SFX Entertainment, the app will sport a calendar of EDM events with integrated ticket purchasing functionality. Beatport Live provide DJs with a live streaming service and everyone else can enjoy the free unlimited streaming. It'll be an interesting move for the company who has failed to embrace the app development breakthrough mobile platforms have brought to developers

The Android app is now available, so we imagine it won't be long for the App Store listing to pull through.

Source: The Verge

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First look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, coming to the U.S. April 10

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Range Rover spices up the Sport with HST tune

The HST's supercharged V6 engine is 40 hp more powerful than the motor in the base Range R...

Land Rover has expanded its Range Rover Sport lineup, plugging the gap between the entry level car and its more expensive V8 stablemates with the new Range Rover Sport HST. Powered by a retuned version of the Range Rover Sport's supercharged engine, the HST's 3.0-liter supercharged V6 produces 40 hp (30 kW) more than the the standard Sport, and features a more road-focused suspension tune for improved handling... Continue Reading Range Rover spices up the Sport with HST tune

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La fiscalía francesa apunta a un acto deliberado como causa del accidente del vuelo 9525 de Germanwings

El fiscal encargado de la investifación del accidente del vuelo 9525 de Germanwings acaba de dar una rueda de prensa en la que básicamente confirma la filtración publicada por New York Times que apuntaba a que uno de los pilotos se había quedado solo en la cabina y que no había respondido a ningún intento de ponerse en contacto con él:

  • Poco después de que el avión alcanzara su altitud de crucero el copiloto se quedó solo en la cabina.

  • Acto seguido el copiloto accionó el mando del piloto automático para hacer bajar el avión. Es un mando que gira, por lo que es prácticamente imposible que lo haya accionado por accidente.

  • Durante los minutos en los que el copiloto está solo en la cabina no responde ni a las llamadas de los controladores aéreos de Marsella ni a las del del comandante, lo que podría ser normal en el caso de una emergencia, aunque en opinión del fiscal, se trata de acciones deliberadas dirigidas a destruir el avión, pues tampoco da acceso al comandante a la cabina, bloqueando la puerta.

  • Sólo se oye su respiración, perfectamente tranquila y normal del copiloto, hasta el impacto final.

  • El fiscal descarta en principio cualquier tipo de acto terrorista.

Esta línea de investigación, la de un accidente causado deliberadamente, es ahora la principal, y es ciertamente aterradora, pero no es la primera vez que ocurre algo parecido.

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LG's Watch Urbane LTE will soon be available in South Korea for $590

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HTC will sell unlocked One M9 for $649 online on March 27

The latest flagship smartphone from HTC will hit carrier stores on April 10, the same day as the Samsung Galaxy S6.

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Penn State announces part two of their new data center plans

Main campus data center will complement medical center facility previously announced.

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You can order an unlocked HTC One M9 on March 27, or buy it on April 10 at a carrier

HTC's next flagship phone, the One M9, will soon be on its way. We've gathered together all the news and updates regarding the next major HTC release into one handy roundup.

The post You can order an unlocked HTC One M9 on March 27, or buy it on April 10 at a carrier appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Here’s what happens when a hacker gets mistaken for a spy

Last July, Celil Unuver got an unexpected call from the Turkish police. They couldn't find him at his office, the policeman said, and they would like him to come to the cybercrime bureau as soon as possible. Unuver is a security researcher, focusing on vulnerabilities in industrial systems, but he soon realized someone thought he was up to something more sinister: selling valuable cyberweapons to the US and Israel. It was an accusation of high treason.

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Google Keep makes to-do lists easier to find with labels

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HTC will sell unlocked One M9 in the U.S. early on March 27

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New Nanofiber Is Tougher Than Kevlar and Stretches 7 Times Its Length

Bullet-proof protection may be about to get more bullet proof. A team of researchers has created a new kind of nanofiber that can extend to seven times its original length—and is tougher than kevlar, too.


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