Hacking iOS 7 and 5 Other Tech Stories You Need To Know Today! [April 7th 2014]

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Check out the hottest technology news stories that you don’t want to miss this week, including hacking iOS 7 and the Xbox One, as well as a reversible USB cables and modular smartphones!

iOS 7 bug allows anyone to disable Find My iPhone and bypass Activation Lock without a password (via 9to5 Mac)
New security threat for Apple as user finds simple way to hack any iPhone running iOS 7.

Five-Year-Old Boy Discovers Microsoft Xbox One Security Flaw (via Mashable)
Continuing with the recent security scares, here’s something a little less worrying discovered by a boy just 5 years old.

Reversible USB Type-C Cable Coming in July (via 9to5 Mac)
A new type of cable, similar to the one used on the iPhone 5, is set to be released in July, which should end this age old problem…
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What Games Are: Fire TV And The “Casual Console” (via TechCrunch)
Amazon Fire TV is 80% OD services, 20% casual gaming.

A Closer Look At Windows 8.1 Update 1 (via TechCrunch)
UI tweaks, improvements and intuitive booting.

Another peek at Google’s build-your-own-smartphone project (via Engadget)
Google’s Project Ara looks set to allow you to create your own modular smartphone.

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