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We’ve posted a lot of stuff in the last seven days, so here’s a roundup of the whole lot in case you missed any important news stories or hot reviews. (We’ve left out all the Black Friday / Cyber Monday stuff, as it’s too late to take advantage of the sales!)

News stories

Google data breach

Google is being sued for abusing user privacy back in 2011. Millions of iPhone users will be due compensation if the case wins. Read the story!

Hour of Code

Apple will be hosting free coding workshops in more than 500 retail stores later this month, for all ages and all levels of experience. Read the story!

Face ID tricked

The facial recognition scanner on the iPhone X has been tricked again by an elaborate mask – but should you be worried? Read the story!

Huawei’s iPhone X

A popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer unveiled some new features this week that look surprisingly like Face ID and Animoji. Read the story!

YouTube app fix

If you have the YouTube app on your device, make sure it’s updated – the previous version has a bug which can cause severe battery drain. Read the story!

App reviews

Noteshelf 2

The popular note-taking app for iPad has finally made its way to iPhones. But it is any good? See our review!

Best of ARKit

This huge review collection looks at the best apps and games that use Apple’s new augmented reality framework. See the roundup!

Flipflop Solitaire

Prolific App Store developer Zach Gage is back with another unique, clever take on card classic Solitaire. See our review!



Take a look at the fun new iPhone X exclusive feature that maps your facial expressions onto 3D emojis. Find out how!

Canva 101

How to make professional looking posts for social media, flyers, or online invites with free app Canva. Find out how!

Wish list

Apple removed the App Store wish list function in iOS 11, so we examined two alternative ways to keep track of apps. Find out how!