Here’s why the German government is telling people to smash their kids’ smartwatches

November 22, 2017

The Alcatel CareTime kid's smartwatch.Image: Getty Images The German government isn’t just banning some children’s smartwatches — its telling people to “destroy” the gadgets already circulating around the country. On Friday, Germany’s telecom regulator the Federal Network Agency announced that a number of these devices, designed for ages 5 to 12, can allow someone to remotely tap into the watch’s microphone and clandestinely spy from remote locations (just like a…

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How OnePlus was able to fast-track the OnePlus 5T in only five months

November 21, 2017

The OnePlus 5T might be best available payment Android value of its first year . Image: raymond wong/ mashable “When we launched the OnePlus 5, there was no plan to liberate the OnePlus 5T, ” Kyle Kiang, OnePlus’ head of global marketing, was just telling me a week before the brand-new phone’s splashy launch occurrence in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. It’s a singular admission, but it fits perfectly with the Chinese startup’s…

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Apple’s new visitor center is as beautiful and ridiculous as you’d expect

November 21, 2017

Image: apple Steve Jobs’ last-place large-scale campaign is ultimately ready for the public — but you have to go to Cupertino to see it. I’m talking, of course, about Apple’s famed “spaceship” campus. Though employees moved in months ago, and Apple propelled the iPhone X in the recently minted Steve Jobs Theatre , none of the campus has been open to the public — until now. On Friday, Apple officially…

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The ten worst Apple fails, screw-ups, and mishaps

November 12, 2017

Image: Getty Images Despite what you’ve maybe read, Apple — true-life legend — ain’t excellent. Far from it. Even its fanciest and most expensive telephone of all time, the iPhone X, is already getting a nice share of flak from its first purchasers( especially those in, uh, inclement condition ). SEE ALSO: Apple.com has been taken over by the iPhone X So proceeds the quirks Apple supporters have had to…

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Wolfgang Puck’s pressure cooker oven can help you feel like a famous chef

November 10, 2017

Just in time for the holidays . Image: Wolfgang puck Just to let you know, if you buy something boasted now, Mashable might deserve an affiliate commission. Binge-watching a marry bouts of Iron Chef America won’t instantaneously curve you into health professionals concoct( unfortunately ), but consuming gadgets approved by the show’s reputable alumni just might. SEE ALSO: Want to make better French fries? Start with a mandoline slicer ….

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Here’s all the deals you should check out at Best Buy on Black Friday

November 9, 2017

Read up on the transactions now to propose your Black Friday adventures . Image: Getty Images Best Buy might not have the same prestige as e-retailers like Amazon, but the brick and mortar holdout still creates the bargains when it comes duration for the most difficult shopping occurrence of the year: Black Friday. The retailer really liberated its 2017 Black Friday sales ad weeks ahead of the annual consumerist outburst,…

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Save big on Amazon’s new Echo Plus and Kindles this Black Friday

November 9, 2017

Image: amazon Looking for discounts on Amazon’s “families ” of contraptions during Black Friday? Good, because the online retailer’s just pre-announced a assortment of sweet bargains that’ll save you coin on everything from the brand-new Echo Plus to the brand-new Cloud Cam. SEE ALSO: If you own an iPhone X, you absolutely need to know this gesture manoeuvre Yeah, we know that Black Friday isn’t for a few more weeks,…

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Download this: Rylo camera and app use 360-videos to create the perfect shot

November 7, 2017

Image: rylo When two former Instagram engineers team up on a camera, unsurprisingly, it’s the app that really counts.  That’s the premise of Rylo, a new 360-degree camera created by two former Instagram engineers. It launched this week after two years in development.  SEE ALSO: A visual history of the iPhone’s camera bump over the years At first glance, the pocket-sized camera doesn’t look too different from other 360-degree cameras….

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Apple iPhone X users may deal with the same issues as Pixel 2 XL users

November 7, 2017

The iPhone X display could have some issues.Image: dustin drankoski/mashable It turns out Apple’s iPhone X display could have some of the same issues as Google’s Pixel 2 XL. The iPhone X could be impacted by “burn-in” and other “visual changes” that commonly affect smartphones with OLED displays, according to a new Apple support document. SEE ALSO: Here’s why some apps will look bad on the iPhone X Burn-in happens…

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This iOS data management tool is on sale for less than $25

November 7, 2017

Download before you update.Image: DigiDNA Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Managing all of the data on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod can be a real iPain sometimes, especially when upgrading or switching devices forces you to leave some of your files behind. (To be fair, some of those photos from St. Patrick’s Day 2014 are probably better left in…

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