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Evan KillhamEvan Killham is a freelance writer who lives in Nebraska and isn't interested in football, so he has plenty of time to play and think about video games. He has written for Bitmob and GamesBeat and sometimes, he even goes outside. But not too often because he's heard there are bees out there.

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Russian woman’s risky selfie goes exactly as you’d expect

Grand Theft Auto V remains the only safe way to take a selfie with a gun.

Grand Theft Auto V remains the only safe way to take a selfie with a gun.

A young Russian woman who posed for a selfie with a 9 mm handgun accidentally shot herself in the head.

Police report that the 21-year-old found the weapon in the building she worked in after a security guard left it behind while he went on vacation.

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See an Apple Watch hater nearly choke to death mid-rant (NSFW)

Apple Watch ranter

This Apple Watch hater might have some rage stuck in his throat.


When you’re ranting about Apple and its products, don’t forget to breathe.

One incredibly angry man learned that crucial lesson the hard way: His profanity-laden diatribe about the Apple Watch ended when he broke into a coughing fit. You can see the whole NSFW rant and its shocking twist ending below.

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Flickr’s lame auto-tagging feature infuriates users

Auschwitz

Above: A jungle gym, according to Flickr’s highly questionable tagging robots.

Photo-hosting site Flickr is taking some heat today over some unfortunate tags automatically showing up on users’ pictures. Specifically, the auto-tagging program has described people (of various races) as “animals” and identified concentration camps as “jungle gyms” and “sport.”

The auto-tag system remains in place, but some users want it gone.

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Safari exploit allows attackers to spoof URLs

Whatever, Safari. I'm not believing a thing you say anymore.

Whatever, Safari. I’m not believing a thing you say anymore.

Tech-wizard scientists have discovered a crack in the Safari web browser’s armor that will let evildoers trick it into showing false information in its address bar.

The exploit could lead to users giving up sensitive information when they think they’re just trying to buy some pants or something.

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How to add a digital clock to Apple Watch’s analog faces

Apple Watch

For when you really, really need to know what time it is.

The Apple Watch has a bunch of faces to show you the current time, but here’s a simple tip if you want to combine the classic look of an analog face with the speed-to-read convenience of digital.

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Apple execs killed plans to make UltraHD TV last year

Apple SuperHD TV

Not just yet.

As it turns out, not only is Apple not pursuing an entry into the UltraHD TV market, but it stopped development on the project last year.

That’s not to say that it won’t ever grace your living room (even more than it already is), but maybe don’t chuck out your old TV just yet.

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‘Businessman’ who made $43,000 scamming Apple jailed

Defraud Apple, go to Egypt.

Defraud Apple, go to Egypt.

Edward Hornsey has had an impressively long relationship with Apple’s customer service department. The 24 year-old has returned 51 iPhones in the past year, and Apple has replaced them with brand-new units.

The only problem is that none of those phones were his, and he’s now in jail for fraud.

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Court keeps cellphone network ‘kill switch’ a secret

This could be the government's doing.

This could be the government’s doing.

It only took one sentence for the United States Court of Appeals to keep the federal government’s emergency plan to disable cellular service a secret. It was a very long sentence, but it got the job done.

This ruling reinforces the Department of Homeland Security’s attempts to block Freedom of Information Act requests that it feels will endanger public safety.

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These old Apple devices are about to become obsolete

This may soon be your best option for fixing your older, broken Apple products.

This may soon be your best option for fixing your older, broken Apple products.

If your iPhone 3G breaks a month from now, prepare to be mostly out of luck.

Apple has released a list of devices that will stop receiving repair and parts service in Apple Stores on June 9.

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Newt Gingrich asks the Internet to help him review Apple Watch 

Here is the new face of tech journalism.

Here is the new face of tech journalism.

Former House Speaker and architect of the “Contract with America” Newt Gingrich has joined Mashable as a tech blogger.

You did not misread that.

The new reviewer took to Twitter this evening to ask for some suggestions for his upcoming coverage of the Apple Watch, and he probably should have suspected he’d get some weird responses.

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