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Australia passes controversial law to block 'pirate' sites
Australia's senate has passed a controversial bill allowing sites hosted overseas that distribute pirated material to be blocked at the ISP level. But wh
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So to summarise, Nokia made MS phones (the best MS phones), MS buys said company, MS does nothing interesting with said company, MS kills off all of said company (mobile division anyway) including the name in relation to it's branded devices, MS gets rid of all staff from said company, MS seems to make no progress. Well done everyone.

Now if Nokia could just regroup and build a Nexus phone, that would be great....
 
Breaking: the former Nokia​ CEO is leaving Microsoft.
Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft as part of a fresh reorganization. "We are aligning our engineering efforts and capabilities to deliver on our strategy and, in particular, our...
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Leica cameras have often required significant compromises. The flagship M line has a staggeringly high price point and doesn't have any modern photographic conveniences, like autofocus,...
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I listened to the first one and it was excellent.
 
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Apple's willingness to build an Android app is probably the biggest surprise announcement.
 
Apple Music coming to an Android device near you:
It's being shown off exclusively on iPhones at Apple's WWDC 2015, but the new Apple Music service will be spreading out beyond the Apple realm, including a release on Android later this year. The...
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Anyone experiencing GPS lock issues running 5.1.1?  It's most noticeable when navigating via Waza as it adds a banner telling you it's lost GPS.  But even if you use Google Maps for nav, you'll notice it losing GPS lock all the time and giving you late instructions.  I haven't noticed any problems with tracking runs etc via Runkeeper, but its very obvious when using driving instructions.

Anyone else experienced this or am I alone?
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Hmm yeah could have been, I haven't used mine lately.  The nexus account reached out to me on Twitter and said to try booting in safe mode to see if the problem persists there, and if it is, must be an app doing something odd.  

Here's the link if you want to try it yourself, I'll give it a go the next time I'm in the car, but I can't see it being an app, I haven't installed anything recently (except turning on high accuracy mode in Google Fit, but somewhat doubt that's it).  https://support.google.com/nexus/answer/2852139
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The unit best known for killing Osama bin Laden has been converted into a global manhunting machine with limited outside oversight.
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Very interesting article. Thanks for sharing that one Ben

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Good read with some solid ideas, I still think it needs the concept of friends too. 
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If you know (or are) someone who still won't use a password manager, at least tell them (or you) to try Smart Lock.
Amidst all the big Google I/O news, the company quietly made a major overhaul to Chrome’s password manager. It’s now a part of the revamped Smart Lock service, and if you still haven’t started using a secure app to store your passwords, this one’s for you. All the Important Stuff Google Announced at I/O 2015 All the Important Stuff Google Announced at I/O 2015 All the Important Stuff Google Announced at I/O 20 Today, Google kicked off its I/O con...
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Apple might just get the number to make this work.  Flipboard seems like a great idea until you want to follow a lot of things which aren't natively supported (i.e. are displayed in a normal browser window).  Will be interesting to see if it gets there.  If anything, this is what they should be opening up to Android as well if they seriously want to get the numbers.
Rumors suggested Apple was planning to kill off Newsstand, and now the company is making it official: News will replace Newsstand. News brings content from publishers across the world, and content...
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