If you download Kindle ebooks from dubious sources aka anywhere other than Amazon, watch out. A security researcher has discovered a security hole in the "Manage Your Kindle" page on Amazon's website that outs your Amazon credentials to hackers when you upload a malicious ebook.
You're not going to be able to use that NFC chip in your shiny new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus for anything other than Apple Pay. No tapping to pair your phone with NFC-enabled speakers, no NFC tags all over your house, no nothing. Sorry to burst your bubble.
Pirating ebooks is a breeze. Their file sizes are so small that it usually takes all of 60 seconds between a Google search and having the book on your Kindle. Now, publishers have hit upon a solution that they hope will trip up pirates: an invisible, traceable watermark on every ebook sold.
If you head over to your Facebook Apps Settings page, you'll be shocked to know how many useless apps you've got attached to your account. My account, for instance, is hooked up to 448 apps (there's something called "are u in love?!?!? <3" in there). Luckily, Facebook just revamped this page to help you easily banish…
If you're a Spotify Premium subscriber in the U.S, you can now access Spotify on your Amazon Fire TV. You can control you music using the Spotify app on a mobile phone or a tablet, so music streams can switch from mobile to the TV seamlessly and leave your phone free for other things without interrupting your music. […
In the next few weeks, YouTube users in India will be able to save videos offline and watch them anywhere, any time, without a data connection.
There are plenty of great things about the XBOX One, but not being able to stuff it into a backpack and take it with you on a road trip is definitely a downer. If you've got $1,500 to spare, however, you might just be able to snag an Xbook One: a portable chassis with the guts of the XBOX one and a 22-inch screen.
Get those credit cards ready. Pre-orders for the iPhone 6 an the iPhone 6 Plus are now live, so you can snag the phone of your choice.
Update: The store on Apple's website is still down but we just confirmed that you can, indeed, place your orders through the iOS app. The online Apple Store is now back up!
If you're an old-school gaming aficionado, here's your chance to own a piece of (infamous) gaming history. The Alamogordo City Council in New Mexico is auctioning off half the recovered E. T. cartridges that were found buried in a landfill.
Viber for Android and iOS now allows you to make video calls. If you have the desktop app installed, you can even switch devices in the middle of the conversation (and vice versa). Nice. [The Next Web]