CIA spy code, exchange encrypted emails, Apple TV screenshots, Play-Doh virtual reality

Play-Doh has a virtual reality studio for kids

Wikileaks giving CIA’s iPhone Spy Code to Apple — Apple may have patched most of the security flaws that Wikileaks revealed the CIA is exploiting, but not all of them. Apple has been scrambling trying to learn more about the remaining exploits and it looks like the help it needs is coming directly from Wikileaks. The organization said it plans to share everything it knows about the hacks with Apple, and will do the same for other tech companies the CIA targeted.

Exchange encrypted emails from iPhones and iPads — Apple hasn’t made it as easy to send and receive encrypted email from Mail for iOS as it is on the Mac. The whole process is cumbersome and often doesn’t work, but here are the options that do work.

Microsoft revamps Cortana for iPhone in renewed bid to take on Apple’s Siri — Microsoft has released a promised overhaul of its Cortana iPhone app, simplifying the way the AI assistant works on iOS and making it more practical as an alternative, or to complement, Apple’s native Siri.

How to take screenshots from a fourth generation Apple TV — Sometimes, you’ve just got to get proof of the high score you just got on that Apple TV game, or if you’re like us, you’ve got to take a screenshot to show something off. AppleInsider shows you how to take screenshots from your fourth-generation Apple TV without breaking out the camera.

PlayDoh has an app that brings creations to life — The Play-Doh Touch app lets you shape a Play-Doh creation, place it on the Shape to Life Studio and scan it with your tablet or smartphone. The creation comes to life on screen, ready to explore. [UPDATED: This is now available in New Zealand, it’s at Farmers, Whitcoulls, Toyworld, Toyco, MightyApe, and Warehouse Stationery shops at at MightyApe online, or from the Apple Store NZ.]


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