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Facebook tests self-destructing messages in Messenger app

Simply tapping an hourglass icon on the Messenger app turns on the ability, which remains active until it's turned off. It mirrors features in other messaging apps: Snapchat , for instance, removes messages once read, while Google's chat platform offers the ability to prevent conversations from being saved in history.

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Next-gen Apple Watch to be Released in 2016

Apple launched its Apple Watch earlier this year, in April. While the hardware was not upgraded this year, the Cupertino-based company did release the WatchOS 2 software update. It was only a matter of time that Apple looked into the possibility of launching the second iteration of its wearable device. The introduction of a second Apple Watch is bound to irk many Apple fans out there, especially those who have spent over $10,000 to get their hands on the Apple Watch Edition.

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Gmail will soon warn you about risky emails

Gmail: Google is working on a new notification system for Gmail users in its everlasting pursuit to lock down your email communication. The report found that the percentage of encrypted emails sent to Gmail addresses from non-Gmail addresses rose from 33% to 61% between December 2013 and October 2015.

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Prison phone company recorded private lawyer-inmate calls, hack reveals

Today, the Intercept published a report on Securus Technologies-a jail telephone service provider that is heretofore best known for gouging the shit out of detainees and their families-based on a cache of metadata and recordings of tens of millions of calls provided to the outlet by an anonymous hacker.

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Fallout 4 - Here's How Many Special Points You Start Out With

An all-new next generation graphics and lighting engine brings to life the world of Fallout like never before. The Fallout universe was always an interesting one to me, and the opening of Fallout 4 does not disappoint. And then there is the power armor...yes, the almighty Power Armor. She's pretty good with a shotgun, so get her in close and she should help out with whatever you come across in your Fallout 4 adventure.

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess Gets Wii U HD Port

Zelda : Twilight Princess HD will also support the five previously released figures from the Smash Bros. amiibo series: Link, Toon Link, Zelda , Ganondorf, and Shiek. It and previous Zelda Amiibo will work with Twilight Princess . Recent bundles like Yoshi's Woolly World have been stocked well enough, but at the same time, this isn't The Legend of Zelda , so there is no doubt more people will be buying this.