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This week’s top stories: Apple March event rumors, default apps on iOS, iPhone 9, and more

In this week’s top stories: A fake iPhone 9 makes the rounds, new iOS 13.4 beta, watchOS 6.1.3 is released for everyone, March Apple keynote rumors, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. Leading off this week, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri made headlines for explaining why the company hasn’t adopted the iPad yet. According to Mosseri, the reason for Instagram’s iPhone-only…
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Spin Master's new NinjaBots are cute little killers

Do you remember the old Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon from the ’80s? Shredder’s minions were all featureless humanoid robots, which our heroes could could slice and dice without guilt. At this year’s Toy Fair, Spin Master’s new product answers the question: What if the ninjas were the robots? Unlike the Foot Clan, NinjaBots aren’t human shaped…
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MobileNews

The best Android and iPhone gimbal

By Signe Brewster If you like filming video with your smartphone and are comfortable spending a little more than $100 to achieve more professional-looking results, a smartphone gimbal might be right for you. A gimbal is a handheld mechanical stabilizer that can help you…
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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip review: Admire it, don't buy it

To date, every foldable you could buy has been the subject of at least some drama. Royole’s FlexPai felt barely finished. The original Galaxy Fold wasn’t much more than a prototype, with glaring design issues that were fixed in later production runs. Huawei’s Mate X stole the show at last year’s Mobile World Congress but was delayed for reasons the company never fully…
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Microsoft’s Defender security software is coming to iOS and Android

Despite Apple and Google’s best efforts, malware and malicious apps are still a big concern on iOS and Android. So today, Microsoft announced that it’s bringing its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to the mobile operating systems. In other words, Microsoft is stepping in to fix a problem that Apple and Google can’t seem to resolve. On Android and iOS, Defender will…
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