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Mozilla Brings Firefox to iPhone, iPad

11:32 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Product News

Firefox on Apple's new iPad Pro

Mozilla finally released Firefox for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Thursday, following through on their announcement from about a year ago. The iOS version of the Web browser supports syncing tabs, book marks, and history with other devices, and includes private browsing support, and includes iPad Pro support, too.

LEGO Ideas: Apollo 11 Saturn V Rocket

10:41 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Cool Stuff Found

Science is cool, space is cool, and LEGO is cool, too. Put all three together and you get frakking awesome. That's exactly how to describe the Apollo 11 Saturn V LEGO Ideas proposal. It's a 1 meter tall 1:110 scale model of the rocket that first landed men on the Moon, and it's loaded with great details. The model splits apart into each rocket stage, includes the Eagle Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) and Columbia Command Module, and minifig astronauts ready to explore the lunar surface. Like all Ideas proposals, the Apollo 11 kit needs 10,000 votes before it goes through review for potential selection. It's at 8,100 right now, so get over to the LEGO Ideas site and cast your vote.

Apple Pay Person-to-person Payment Support May be in the Works

9:25 AM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

You may be able to pay your friends from your iPhone soon with Apple Pay

Apple may be planning on giving PayPal and Square a run for their money. The iPhone and iPad maker is reportedly working on deals with banks so Apple Pay users can make person-to-person payments.

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Adding personal payment support to Apple Pay would be a pretty big move. It's almost like Apple wants to make cash obsolete.

InstaAgent Pulled from App Store for Stealing User Names, Passwords

9:28 AM, Nov. 11th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Uh oh! More malware found on the App Store!

Apple has pulled the popular InstaAgent app from the App Store after discovering it was harvesting Instagram user names and passwords. The app was touted as a tool to show who had viewed your Instagram profile, but instead was sending user's logins unencrypted to a remote server.

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More egg on Apple's face. The consolation is that Apple is a quick learner, so hackers hoping to slip through the process with similar techniques are most likely out of luck.