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Added 06-19-13 09:52:42am EST - “If you're an avid Siri user, then you probably feel a strange bond with your phone. You talk to it all the time, use it to manage your schedule, and even search Google with it.” - Businessinsider.com


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Spotify cleans up privacy mess with plain language policy update


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"What do you mean?" has been a big theme around Spotify in recent weeks. Justin Bieber's tune of the same name just had the biggest first week for a single on Spotify to date. The phrase also sums up perfectly the public reaction to Spotify's recently revised privacy policy. Spotify is now hoping to clear up the confusion that sparked panic, an apology, and at least one heated conversation on Twitter. Ek took to the company blog on Thursday to announce some revisions to the privacy policy that the company hopes will clear up any confusion.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please…

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Plane Crashes Into California Driveway, Killing 2


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“We Need To Start Killing These Officers”


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Final Cut Pro X Receives Minor Update With Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes


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Apple's professional video editing software Final Cut Pro X received its first update in months this afternoon, adding a handful of new features, fixing several bugs, and improving performance and stability. The update adds native support for the Sony XAVC-L and Panasonic AVC-Intra 4:4:4 files, introduces exporting of interlaced H.264 video, and allows users to import Canon XF-AVC 8-bit video files using the Canon plug-in.What's New - Native support for Sony XAVC-L and Panasonic AVC-Intra 4:4:4 up to 4K resolution - Import Canon XF-AVC 8-bit video files with Canon plug-in - Export interlaced H.264…

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Ants Suddenly March In A Circle When An iPhone Rings


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Bizarre video of bustling ants suddenly marching in a circle around an iPhone when it rings has the Internet wondering what the heck is going on. Here are some theories: "The electromagnetic wave of an incoming call" keeps them in a circle, according to ViralVideoLab's YouTube description. Australian entomologist Nigel Andrew from the University of New England explained that the radio waves of the phone realign the ants' sense of direction because they rely on "magnetic receptors in their antennae" to orient themselves, outlets reported.  "The vibrations are affecting the trail-following behavior…

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Griffin Expands Survivor Lineup With Two New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Cases


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'iPhone 6s' Measures Slightly Thicker and Larger Than iPhone 6


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How to Get the Best Resale Price for Your iPhone 6, 6 Plus or 5s


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With the "iPhone 6s" and "iPhone 6s Plus" expected to be announced at Apple's September 9th media event, and released a few weeks later, now is the time for prospective upgraders to begin exploring trade-in and resale options for their current iPhone or Android-based smartphone. Getting the best value for your iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s or other current smartphone can help offset a significant portion of your next iPhone purchase, but resale and trade-in prices will drop significantly between now and the launch of new iPhones, so it is best to move fast. MacRumors compared iPhone trade-in…

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