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Hacked iPhones, Lego Computers and Instant Polaroids... Without Ink!

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Wed, 02 Sep 2015 15:45:47 Z)

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Image: Acer

  • Over at the Verge, a story is trending about a new type of Acer PC which consists of modular blocks that can be easily snapped together like Lego bricks.

  • CNN is reporting on a hack involving over 225.000 iPhones that was discovered recently. If your iPhone is jailbroken, you should check if your phone is among them.

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Image: Polaroid

  • Mashable has a review of the new Polaroid Snap camera which can take digital pictures with the option of printing them instantly... without using ink. The trick is in the special photo paper, which contains colour crystals that are activated by the camera.

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About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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