Jailbreakers who used new Pangu tool report unauthorized access to credit, debit, PayPal & social accounts [U: Pangu responds]

There’s been a lot of pent up anticipation for the iOS 9.3.3 jailbreak, and Pangu, the Chinese security researchers behind the latest tool, have answered the call.

Unfortunately, it appears that some jailbreakers have had various accounts compromised after jailbreaking, and several users on the popular subreddit r/jailbreak have corroborated these claims.

To be fair, it’s possible that these reported breaches are just a big coincidence, or that a compromise occurred after the tool left Pangu’s hands for distribution. Whatever the reason, however, it highlights one of the potential risks involved with jailbreaking. more…

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How-To: Use the Timeline Index in Final Cut Pro X to efficiently select multiple clips [Video]

When editing projects in Final Cut Pro X, it’s easy to accumulate a wide variety of different clips in the timeline. These items can be spread out across the timeline in such a way that it can be cumbersome to select multiple clips at once using a cursor and keyboard.

Thankfully, a very handy tool, called the Timeline Index, makes finding, identifying, and selecting clips a breeze. The Timeline Index is not only useful for quickly identifying clips inside the project timeline, but it’s capable of filtering on specific types of clips, and selecting multiple clips simultaneously. more…

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Tim Cook reportedly hosting Hillary Clinton fundraiser next month following Paul Ryan event

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly hosting a political fundraiser for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign next month, according to Buzzfeed. As the report notes, Cook will be hosting the event as a private citizen as Apple doesn’t have a political action committee like other companies, although Apple’s Lisa Jackson will also be in attendance. Jackson serves as the company’s VP of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives. While the fundraiser itself isn’t so much surprising for Cook, it does follow a prior political fundraiser hosted by Cook for Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan…

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9to5Toys Last Call: Seagate 5TB Hard Drive $109, Logitech MX Wireless Mouse $45, Dell 29″ Ultrawide Monitor $300, more

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The best headphone stands & hangers to keep your desk/office nice and tidy

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Buy a new Apple TV now so you’re ready for when tvOS 10 hits! 64GB on sale for $159 (Reg. $199)

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Best Buy’s new two-day shipping policy takes on Amazon Prime ahead of back-to-school sales

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App Store Free App of the Week: Power Hover goes free for the very first time (Reg. $4)

Carmageddon iOS death racer goes free for the first time in over a year (Reg. $1)

The original Angry Birds game for iOS gets updated with new content and goes free for the first time in years (Reg. up to $3)

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Here are our top-picks for your backpack this school year to stay organized and powered up

How-To: Quickly (and safely!) clean your HDTV using only a few basic items

The Best New Games on the App Store: LEGO Star Wars, Heroes of Loot 2, Perchang, Stickman Golf and more

How-to build the perfect Pokémon Go Machine: accessories, tips and more

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Today’s Amazon Gold Box has JBL and AKG headphones at all-time low prices starting at $25 Prime shipped

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This Samsung Mini Metal USB 3.0 Flash Drive has an uber compact design: 128GB $28.50 Prime shipped (Orig. $40)

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Grab a Jackery 3200mAh MFi iPhone 6s battery case for just $16 Prime shipped today (Reg. $30)

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