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August Smart Lock app update turns Apple Watch into a door key

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Owners of an Apple Watch just got another tool to make life easier: a digital door key on their wrists

The functionality comes via the August Smart Lock thanks to an update of the company’s iPhone app that allows you to swipe and tap your Apple Watch to open an August Smart Lock-equipped door

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Although the Apple Watch functionality is essentially just a porting of August’s iPhone app…

August Smart Lock app update turns Apple Watch into a door key

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Owners of an Apple Watch just got another tool to make life easier: a digital door key on their wrists

The functionality comes via the August Smart Lock thanks to an update of the company’s iPhone app that allows you to swipe and tap your Apple Watch to open an August Smart Lock-equipped door

august smart lock apple watch app

Image: August Smart Lock

Although the Apple Watch functionality is essentially just a porting of August’s iPhone app…

August Smart Lock app update turns Apple Watch into a door key

Appwtclck

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Owners of an Apple Watch just got another tool to make life easier: a digital door key on their wrists

The functionality comes via the August Smart Lock thanks to an update of the company’s iPhone app that allows you to swipe and tap your Apple Watch to open an August Smart Lock-equipped door

august smart lock apple watch app

Image: August Smart Lock

Although the Apple Watch functionality is essentially just a porting of August’s iPhone app…

Livetext app is silly fun, but no Snapchat

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Chances are your phone is chock-full of messaging apps already, whether it’s Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Yik Yak or something else. Even so, Yahoo is hoping you’ll give its latest app, Livetext for iOS and Android, a shot

Think of Livetext as text-messaging that marries some of Snapchat’s ephemerality with some elements of Periscope and Meerkat live video. But Livetext’s live video sports text without sound: You can see the other person, but communication mostly happens by text….

Livetext app is silly fun, but no Snapchat

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Chances are your phone is chock-full of messaging apps already, whether it’s Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, WhatsApp, Yik Yak or something else. Even so, Yahoo is hoping you’ll give its latest app, Livetext for iOS and Android, a shot

Think of Livetext as text-messaging that marries some of Snapchat’s ephemerality with some elements of Periscope and Meerkat live video. But Livetext’s live video sports text without sound: You can see the other person, but communication mostly happens by text….

Uber is reportedly getting $100 million from Microsoft

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You can officially ditch any lingering doubts you may have had about Uber’s long-term viability, as the company is now reportedly valued at around $50 billion thanks to interest from Microsoft

The Redmond, Washington-based software giant has reportedly invested $100 million in Uber, a move that delivers a staggering $10 billion jump in the company’s valuation from its previous investment round late last year that had its valuation at roughly $40 billion

Hacker discovers major vulnerability in GM cars, hijacks vehicle functions

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As vehicles get high-tech upgrades, car hacking has become a much larger issue.

Samy Kamkar, a hacker who runs YouTube channel Applied Hacking, recently demonstrated a device which allows him to take control of a 2013 Chevrolet Volt equipped with General Motor’s OnStar concierge service. The vulnerability, which theoretically impacts all OnStar-equipped vehicles with the RemoteLink mobile app, allows the hacker to take control of various vehicle functions.

Hacker discovers major vulnerability in GM cars, hijacks vehicle functions

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As vehicles get high-tech upgrades, car hacking has become a much larger issue.

Samy Kamkar, a hacker who runs YouTube channel Applied Hacking, recently demonstrated a device which allows him to take control of a 2013 Chevrolet Volt equipped with General Motor’s OnStar concierge service. The vulnerability, which theoretically impacts all OnStar-equipped vehicles with the RemoteLink mobile app, allows the hacker to take control of various vehicle functions.

Whole Foods plans to open 5 lower-priced stores in 2016

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Whole Foods knows you work hard for the money. It remains to be seen how much it cares.

Facing slowing growth due to competitors and claims of overcharging, Whole Foods has created a new, lower priced branch of stores called 365 by Whole Foods Market, a hat tip to its own lower-priced brand

The first five store destinations have been announced, reports Reuters

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All of these products and more at a fraction of their current prices – say it’s true.

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Watch the Lollapalooza live stream here: Paul McCartney, Metallica, more

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Hey, Jude, and everyone else: You can watch Lollapalooza from anywhere thanks to Red Bull TV’s three-day live stream.

Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence and the Machine, Sam Smith, Bassnectar and The Weeknd are headlining the Chicago-based festival from July 31 to Aug. 2

Although not every act will be broadcast, the stream will showcase more than 100 acts on eight stages starting Friday at 2:15 CT and ending Sunday…