Mac classic Flashback blasts its way onto iOS

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This was a game on seemingly every computer back in the day.
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If you were a gamer in 1992, you may well have fond memories of Flashback — or, as it was known in the U.S., Flashback: The Quest for Identity.

Created by Paul Cuisset, the platform game was reminiscent of Prince of Persia, but set in the far future. Well, almost 30 years later, it’s coming to iOS in a new, updated version.

Is viral FaceApp stealing your photos? Not all of them

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FaceApp uses AI to deliver impressive photo effects.
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Impressive artificial intelligence that delivers some of the most convincing facial effects has made FaceApp incredibly popular in recent weeks. But there’s some concern over what happens to your photos when you use it.

The good news is FaceApp won’t steal your entire photo library. However, some of your images will end up on its servers.

Fortnite 9.40 brings new tactical shotguns, big gameplay changes

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The tactical shotgun is better than ever.
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Fortnite just got its biggest patch in weeks, and there are lot of changes and improvements for players to look forward to in version 9.40.

Highlights include new, more powerful variants of the tactical shotgun, and the reintroduction of the bolt-action sniper rifle. Epic Games has also added support for Bluetooth microphones on iPhone and iPad.

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OurPact was booted from the App Store in February.
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Want to keep playing Fortnite on mobile? Don’t install iOS 13

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It’s tempting to update just for better controller support. But you shouldn’t.
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If you want to continue to enjoy Fortnite on your iPhone and iPad, you should avoid upgrading to iOS 13 and iPadOS for now.

Epic Games has warned users that there are “stability concerns” with Apple’s latest betas. Installing them early could mean that you’re no longer able to play the its battle royale game.