Itime wristbands

Apple gets Patent for iTime, a 3-Year-old Smart Watch Design

There have been a number of rumors flying around that Apple has been working on a smart watch for quite some time, but the company has never publicly confirmed them. However, the fact that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded Apple a patent for


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Is Apple Letting Hackers and Governments Break Into iOS?

Second only to price, security is one of the main features that us smartphone consumers look at when shopping around for a new phone. It’s the reason why so many of us were excited to use our unique identity signature by swiping it across the


cellphone unlocking might become legal

US Senate Passes Cellphone Unlocking Bill

Just a few months after the House of Representatives passed a bill allowing the unlocking of cellphones, the Senate has passed one of its own that allows the same thing. The biggest difference between the two bills deals with bulk unlocking. While the House of


Apple and IBM global partnership for enterprise mobility

Apple and IBM: Big Blue Going for Big Green

Apple and IBM announced a global strategic partnership today which promises to focus on “transforming enterprise,” in a big way. Apple will provide their famous and beloved products, which are hallmarked by superb user-experience, award-winning design and customer service; IBM will provide the corporate Rolodex



Samsung Galaxy F and iPhone 6 Set to Go Head to Head This September

“There’s no business like show business” is the lyric that’s frequently used to describe that star-studded location of Hollywood but outside of Tinseltown, everyone knows that the biggest soap opera available to us is the one that features both Samsung and Apple as the South Korean electronics


Image of what the iPhone 6 is expected to look like

Seven of the Most Wanted Features in the iPhone 6

Rumors have been flying around about when Apple will release its new iPhone 6, what it will look like and what features it will include. Although Apple have made very few official announcements regarding their new smart phone (they are one of the most secretive


Foxconn robots

Foxconn and Apple Replacing Humans With Robots to Build the iPhone 6?

A company that has over 1 million employees on its roster, Foxconn is the notorious electronics production company that has lines for technology brands across the world, from Acer to Sony to Amazon. So popular are Foxconn’s services that their booming amount of business has


US Flag and fireworks

How to Take Amazing Photos of Fireworks

The Fourth of July wouldn’t be the same without the night sky being lit up by numerous fireworks displays, and many people want to treasure that memory for a long time, or at least share it with friends and family on social networking sites such



How the T-Mobile Test Drive Program Could Change How Americans Buy Phones

Before you buy a phone you can read all of the reviews in the world. From the reviewer’s point of view they can use similes, metaphors and all of the buzzwords du jour to describe the phone’s UI (user interface), its pixel density and just


The Adobe Ink and Slide with an iPad

Ink and Slide – New Drawing Tools from Adobe

  Adobe has been talking about developing hardware for the iPad for a few years and has recently released the Adobe Ink and Slide, a stylus and ruler that allows you to draw and design using your iPad. These accessories are currently available for about



Google to Launch Google Fit Health Service to Rival Apple

While it wasn’t the reveal that everyone was looking for, Apple’s recent reveal of iOS 8 at their annual WWDC 2014 certainly ruffled a few health conscious feathers. With iOS 8 the company was officially cementing their health-conscious stance rather than hinting at and supporting


iPhone home screen

Don’t Want to Wait for iOS8? Use These Tricks to Make iOS7 Feel Brand New

At the recent Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple announced that it would soon be releasing its next generation iOS8 mobile operating system. While that is fantastic news, and the new features look awesome, there are still many iOS7.1 features that many users don’t know



Apple iWatch Reportedly Set to Launch in October

Before Apple’s annual WWDC 2014 (Worldwide Developers Conference 2014) took place just last month, there was a huge debate (yes, people were squabbling before the date of the event was even announced) over just what would be announced. After being chided in previous years for


Assorted smart watches

Our Picks for the Best Smart watches of 2014

Smart watches are gaining popularity with mobile technology users, and many people are calling 2014 the year of wearable technology.  Although there isn’t a huge amount of smart watches available today, there are still enough that choosing which one is best for you can be


iOS 8 features

Some of the Best iOS 8 Features Apple Didn’t Talk About

During Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference they announced that their latest mobile operating system iOS 8 would be released this fall and they talked about some of the upgrades and new features. Many of which you can read about here. However, there are many great


Apple Announce iOS 8 at WWDC 2014

Apple Announces iOS 8, Set to Release This Fall

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference provided us all with some lofty and very specific expectations as to what we would see from the Cupertino, Calif. based company in the year 2014. By this stage in the fruit branded tech game we have over half a


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Apple WWDC 2014 – What Should We Expect?

We are just a few days away from Apple’s worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2014) which runs June 2nd – 6th at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, and as usual, it is expected to be packed with news about new operating systems, software


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Apple Buys Beats for $3 Billion

To say that the cat had been let out of the bag is a bit of an understatement. The cat had been let out of the bag, the cage, the box and the entire feline shelter with this one as the news that California based technology


pebble smartwatch

Some of our Favorite Wearable Tech Gadgets

Pedometers, health monitors, activity trackers, smart watches and even jewelry and glasses have become part of the latest trend of wearable technology, changing the way we communicate and exercise. Electronic gadgets have always been a way to display your style, taste and personality, from the


Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner

Senator Al Franken Questions Security of the Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner

Last September, when Apple introduced the iPhone 5S with fingerprint technology, Senator Al Franken from Minnesota had some questions and sent a letter to Apple. He has now sent a similar letter to Samsung regarding user privacy and the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S5


MyFitnessPal interface

Three Great Mobile Apps to Help you Lose Weight

With summer quickly approaching, many of us are thinking about long hot days at the beach, lake or pool and of course, these thoughts often turn to thoughts about our figures and the desire to lose weight. One of the keys to any weight loss


CloudGoo Interface

Combine All Your Cloud Storage Accounts into One Drive with CloudGoo

In today’s technological society, many mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets offer free cloud storage from the manufacturer. Additionally, due to free giveaways many of us probably have a few GB of storage in Dropbox, not to mention space in Google Drive, OneDrive,


Apple is set to release new products

Apple ‘Closer than it’s ever been’ to Releasing New Product Range, CEO Tim Cook Says

It’s been over 4 years (4 years and a day shy of a month, but who’s counting?) since Apple last released a new product line. Sure, we get new Apple products all the time – be it new iPhones, iPods or even MacBooks and iMacs, all


Apple lowers MacBook Air prices

MacBook Air Lowers Prices-Will Sales Rise?

Though Apple’s MacBook series of laptop computers is known for its features, the price tag throughout the years has made it impossible for many people to buy one. Now, Apple has announced it is lowering prices on its entire line of MacBook Air computers, and


Samsung vs Apple lawsuit

What the Latest Apple and Samsung Patent Battle Means For Mobile Consumers

Patent lawsuits are never pretty. Essentially, in the most candid of terms, patent lawsuits are a display of almighty willy waving as the companies involved try and outwit and outdo each other based on the patents and rights to technology and hardware that each have



5 of the Best Apps To Keep You Productive

Don’t let the long commute bog you down and don’t let it take up all your freetime either. Don’t let the idle moments when your fingers drum on a table as you ponder whether you should try and beat that one frustrating Candy Crush level


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The Apple iWatch Could Cost Thousands of Dollars, Analyst Says

Usually when a slew of Apple rumours is released, they focus on the ‘what’ and not the ‘how’. What will the specs be? They ask. What will it be able to do? They inquire, ready to clamour over each other in order to be first



New iPhone 6 Case Leak Suggests Design of Apple’s New Phone

Don’t expect the Apple rumor mill to stop for anybody. Not for consumers, Apple themselves (who notoriously and tragically tried to limit product leaks a few years ago) and especially not for Apple’s swanky new ‘budget’ gadget, the recently announced iPhone 5C 8GB. Because in a


iPhone 5C 8GB

Why Apple’s 8GB iPhone 5C Could Shake Up the Mobile Market

If you’d asked around back in September, 2013, they would have told you that it was a failure. It was cheap(er) but not cheap enough. It was plastic and colorful and had lost all of the slick, sleek and suave brand appeal that most consumers of


iPhone 6-concept-image

iPhone 6 Concept Image Hits the Web as iOS 8 Screenshots Leaked

Apple is one of the biggest smartphone makers on the block, occupying around 20% of the market share for North American smartphones and the the Cupertino, Calif. based company does rather well at shifting their fruit-branded i-gadgets around the rest of the globe too. It’s


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PonoPlayer Seeks Crowdfunding, Looks to Rival Apple iPod

iPods have been around for quite some time now and too, other branded MP3 players have been available to rival it. Both sections of the market, Apple-branded or otherwise, have done well in terms of sales. However, people are turning to other ways to access



Must Have Cases, Covers, Holders, and Chargers for Your Phone

Cell phones have become a part of our everyday lives and we use them for everything from work and play to helping us achieve our fitness goals. In fact, many of us are so reliant on our cell phones; it is hard to imagine life


On the grill app

Four Awesome Kitchen Apps to Make Your Life Easier

This week at Buybackworld we have spent a lot of time talking about kitchens and today is going to be no different. We have shown you some fantastic high-tech kitchen gadgets and ways you can use your iPad in the kitchen. All this kitchen talk


Apple CarPlay

Traveling with Apple: Introducing Apple CarPlay

Just when you thought your new iPhone 5S was pretty amazing, along comes something else from the genius minds behind iOS. Apple CarPlay is not just a better and more integrated way to listen to your favorite songs. It’s a total mobile iOS system that


native, web, hybrid apps

Understanding the Different Types of Cellphone Apps

While most of us own some type of cell phone, and many own a smart phone, how many people actually really know what makes a smart phone smart? Obviously, part of the answer is that smart phones are made with some powerful hardware, but that


Celluon Epic Projection Keyboard

Celluon Epic Projection Keyboard Review: A Must Have for any Gadget Lover?

In today’s society, more of us are using tablets and smart phones as computing devices. Some of us even use them as our main computing device. However, these gadgets typically have very small keyboards or do not have keyboards at all, which means there is


Used Cell Phones

A Few Great Reasons Why you Should Sell Your Used Cell Phones

Did you know that on average, a cell phone is usually only used for about 18 months or less before it is replaced? In the United States, more than 100 million cell phones end up in landfills every year, and more are thrown in a


iPhone Air

iPhone 6 Rumors, Pics Included

It wouldn’t be a day in the modern aged tech world without a little mention of some Apple rumors, now would it? Today is no different, as pictures of what appears to be a next gen iPhone 6 have leaked to the web via a


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Geeksphone Revolution, with Dual Booting OS, to Retail for 289 Euros

Don’t let the headlines fool you; Android and iOS are not the only mobile operating systems out there. There’s a plethora of choices, each with their own gorgeous user interfaces to swipe a screen and jab a finger at, each with a giant roster of apps


Valentine's Day Apps

Valentine’s Day: Six Must Have Apps

It’s Valentine’s week, which means some of us are running around trying to find that perfect gift for our significant other. However, many people have a weakness for procrastination, and some may even forget that special day until it is too late. Fortunately, thanks to



Apple Co-Founder Wants Them to Make Android Phones

It’s definitely not something that you hear every day, or ever, actually – that the founder of one of the biggest technology companies on the planet wants his mega-corporation to go into business with their biggest competitor. Specifically, a competitor with almost three times the market


Coin Digital Wallet

Coin – The Digital Wallet that Could Replace Your Credit Cards

Statistics have shown that the average person has at least four credit cards, plus a selection of debit cards, employee cards, bankcards, gift cards, and store cards that they carry around with them all the time.  All these cards can make wallets cumbersome, heavy and



How Will Microsoft’s New CEO Change the Mobile Tech Market?

If you’ve spent any notable amount of time in the Internet in the past few months (really 5 minutes could have done it) then you might have noticed that every tech journalist worth the lenses in their Google Glasses or the screens on their pre-release



The Slow Decline of the Apple iPod and What it Means

Consumers have been taking their music along with them since the creation of the Sony Walkman in 1979. Portable cassette players gave way to the Discman CD player in 1984, but once the era of the MP3 came around in the late ‘90s, iPods, released


Mac turns 30

Mac Turns 30, Celebrates With Homemade Video Clips Shot From iPhone 5s

Apple celebrated the 30th birthday of the Mac by highlighting the uses and application of arguably its most heralded product in the Mac’s longstanding lineage, the iPhone. The video went something like this: 15 Teams 5 Continents 70 hours of footage All shot on iPhone


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Apple’s iOS 8 and iWatch Rumored to Be Health Focused

As hard as it is to believe that there is any unrest in the Apple fanbase camp, there were plenty of consumers who actually had an issue with Apple’s last operating system release, iOS 7. Many complained about the new icons, saying that they were



iPhone 6 Rumors and Speculations

Although the iPhone 5S is only a few months old, there are already plenty of rumors and speculations about its replacement, which will likely be called the iPhone 6 or the iPhone Air. Rumored Launch Date While there has been no official word from Apple,



The Magical Revolution of My Ten Cell Phone Drawer

MACWORLD SAN FRANCISCO—January 9, 2007—Apple® today introduced iPhone, combining three products—a revolutionary mobile phone, a widescreen iPod® with touch controls, and a breakthrough Internet communications device with desktop-class email, web browsing, searching and maps—into one small and lightweight handheld device. iPhone introduces an entirely new


pebble steel smartwatch

Pebble Releases Smartwatch in Stainless Steel for $250

The homebrewed, kickstarter fueled, smartwatch maker, Pebble, announced an all new model today at CES in Las Vegas which is crafted from stainless steel. The latest edition smartwatch aims to make smartwatches look less techy and more like traditional, classic wristwatches. As their website so



Apple gives gift of ‘Hugo’ free today

Apple’s 12 Days of Gifts app for iPhone and iPad officially kicked off on 12/26, the day after Christmas, offering users a daily free item from the iTunes Store. Not until today, however, has Apple really offered something worth making noise about – the 2011



MacBook Pro with Retina display

With the release of the iPhone 4 in 2010 Apple had introduced to the world its first Retina display device offering a resolution that made individual pixels impossible to discern at the appropriate viewing distance. Since then the Retina display has found its way onto



iPad mini with Retina display

Ever since the release of the iPad in 2010 with it’s extra large 9.7″ display, iOS has been a platform with multiple screen sizes and resolutions. The iPhone 5 brought Apple’s original 3.5″ device to 4″ while cleverly keeping extra bulk off the sides by


Apple Retail Store

Apple Tackling In-Store Experiences with iBeacon

Apple updated their Apple Store app today to include support for the company’s iBeacon feature that is also being implemented in the company’s 254 nationwide stores today. The new technology is intended to extend Location Service capability for devices running iOS 7 that tracks customers



Throwback Thursday – Apple eMate 300

There are many technological dinosaur bones that litter the years leading up to our modern world of smart devices. From the BuyBackWorld vault we have a device from 1997, which is a year on par with the Jurassic era. There were no iDevices of any


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iPad Retrospective – 1st Gen and the new Air

Back in January of 2010 Steve Jobs unveiled to the world a product that few people thought they would want, let alone need, in their personal lineup of tech gadgets; the iPad. Tablet computers had been attempted in the past, even by Apple themselves, and


Apple iPad Retina Display 128GB

Apple Increases iPad with Retina Display to 128GB

Apple officially unveiled their new iPad model with 128GB for the iPad 4 with Retina Display. The upgraded model will go on sale next week, Tuesday February 5th, in both black and white. The WiFi only version will sell for $799 and the 4G LTE



Apple’s iPad Mini Press Event

Apple held their iPad Mini event today in San Jose and they definitely surprised us with a few announcements. Here are the highlights from the press event: Apple announces a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display starting at $1,699 Apple MacMini updates for i5 dual-core



Apple Sends Out Media Invites for the iPad Mini Event

“We’ve got a little more to show you.”   That’s the words Apple sent out today for their much anticipated iPad Mini event. As earlier suggested, the event will take place next week on October 23 at 1PM EST / 10AM PST in San Jose,



iPhone 5 Release Day

Today was the day we’ve all been waiting for – the famed iPhone 5 release. Two years in the making, an eternity in the Apple world and already well on its way to become the best selling smartphone of all time, the iPhone 5′s first



Apple iPhone 5 Wrap Up

Apple officially unveiled their next generation iPhone, the iPhone 5 today. While most of the specs held true based on the leaks and rumors we had compiled over the past few weeks, we were still surprised by some announcements today. First off, the total iPod



Twas The Night Before The iPhone 5!

Twas the night before the iPhone 5, when all through the night Not a person was sleeping, not even an Android user with Jelly Bean as their latest delight. The Apple overnight staff hung by the counter with care, In hopes that the crowds soon



iPhone 5 Event: September 12

It’s almost here. The wait is almost over. And, in typical Apple fashion it’s official. September 12, 2012 will be the official day that Apple announces the iPhone 5. Judging from the event picture that Apple sent out, the new iPhone will indeed be called


New iPhone to Have 8 Pin Dock Connector

While the build up to a new release of an iPhone (or any Apple product at this point) always fuels the rumor circle, new reports are stating that Apple will bypass a 19-pin dock connector in favor of an 8-pin dock connector much like the


Leaked iPhone 5 Case Shows Thinner Device

Mobile Fun reportedly got their hands on some “iPhone 5″ case diagrams and what they found is awesome. So far they can’t confirm if the documents are real or not, but the diagrams show that the new iPhone will be just 7.6 millimeters thick. To


Apple WWDC 2012 WrapUp

Today was a big day for the consumer electronics world, as Apple hosted their annual WWDC . The conference started off with Tim Cook presenting Apple’s latest numbers, stressing the more than 400 million user accounts and more than 650,000 apps available for download in


What To Expect From Apple’s WWDC This Year

Apple’s annual WWDC starts on Monday of next week, and as always, people are curious what to expect. Here’s the rundown of what you should look for: iOS 6 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices – key points will be a totally redesigned Maps


New Mac Lineup?

AppleInsider leaked a list of parts for upcoming Apple laptops revealing what appears to be a refresh for Macbooks. While the details aren’t entirely clear, Apple Insider Neil Hughes speculates that the parts could translate into as many as 14 new Mac models. All details


iPhone 5 Parts Leaks

via 9to5Mac Tech blog 9to5Mac has attained and posted pics of purported iPhone 5 leaks and so far the pics are in line with what the rumors have been thus far: larger screen, metal back, 4G support. In order to support a larger screen (3.999


WSJ and Reuters Confrim 4 Inch iPhone

Both The Wall Street Journal and Reuters have independently confirmed with their own sources that the next gen iPhone will feature a completely redesigned casing and a brand new 4 inch Retina Display with 4G LTE compatibility. Although these rumors have gone back and forth


iLounge Reports On New iPhone

The editor in chief of iLounge, Jeremy Horwitz, has reported his first backstage blog about the new iPhone. First things first, a Fall release (nothing new). Now the interesting part: iLounge claims that they have learned that the new iPhone will definitely be longer and


Apple WWDC 2012 Starts June 11

Apple just announced that their WorldWide Develope Conference will take place in San Francisco at Moscone West from June 11- June 15th. There will be over 100 sessions on iOS and OS X, in addition to a student scholarship program. Tickets for WWDC 2012 sold


Apple Crushes Earnings

Earlier this morning we saw a selloff as Wall St remained skeptical that Apple could sustain iPhoneВ activation growth. However, Apple announced earnings today after the close and Apple slammed them out of the park, pushing the stock back into positive territory in after-hours trading. Apple


Apple iPhone Rumors (6th Gen)

What better way to start off the week than with fresh iPhone rumors (it really never gets old, does it?). In what will surely be the first of many iPhone rumor posts to come, we’re just going to wet yourВ palletВ and list what we’ve heard so


Apple Working On ‘Revolutionary’ New Product

The famous french designer Philippe Starck is said to be working with Apple to design a revolutionary new product that will launch within the next eight months. He claims, “indeed, there is a big project together which will be out in eight months,” during a


iPad 3 Heating Up

Recent reports that the new iPad has heating issues have begun to surface the past few days so today CNET performed an actual test just to see how hot the device actually gets. The results indicate that the new iPad definitely gets hotter than the


Apple Sells More Than 3 Million iPads in Opening Weekend

Today Apple announced that their new iPad really is “too hot to handle” as they disclosed that they have sold a record 3 million iPads since the new tablet’s launch this past Friday. Phillip Schiller, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing quoted, “The new iPad is


New iPad Launch Day Pics

The new iPad was a smashing success today, as droves of Apple’s most loyal fans waited anxiously in line to be one of the first to get ahold of the new tablet. The line was the biggest since the iPhone 4 launch and stretched around


iPad 3 Available Friday 8am

Apple has confirmed that the new iPad will be available at 8am in stores this Friday. If you weren’t lucky enough to have your online reservation pushed back to March 19th, you can always wander down to your local Apple store and pick one up


Apple Drops iPad Prices

We know the news of the week is the new iPad, but in case you’re not completely in love with the new Retina Display, iSight camera and A5X chip, Apple is making the deal extra sweet on their older generation iPads. For example, if you


What To Expect From the New iPad

Will it be the iPad 3 or the iPad HD? Will there be an iPad mini? These are all questions that will be announced officially tomorrow by Apple in San Francisco at their press conference. Following their usual tight-lipped ways, Apple hasn’t indicated to us


Apple’s App Store Reaches 25 Billion Downloads

Apple’s App Store officially reached 25 billion downloads this past Saturday. The lucky winner of the $10,000 iTunes Gift Card was Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China. Eddy Cue, Apple’s SVP of Internet Software and Services said, “we’d like to thank our customers and developers for


Apple Sends Out Invites to March 7th iPad Unveiling in San Francisco

Apple confirmed March 7th as the iPad 3 unveiling today. The event will be held in San Francisco, as CNBC reported earlier today. New features of the iPad 3 are rumored to be a high-definition 2,048 x 1,536-pixel Retina Display, a quad-core A6 processor, improved


New iPad 3 Pics Surface

The iPad 3 is finally starting to surface in the flesh on the web so we can get a better handle on what to expect in the coming weeks. So far we know the following: the iPad 3 will be about 1.5mm thicker than the


Apple Releases Dev Version of OS X 10.8 Dubbed “Mountain Lion”

Apple just announced they are seeding developers with their next OS, Mountain Lion for the Mac. As Apple has eluded to, they are working to bridge the gap between iOS and OS X and Mountain Lion is the closest to date. It essentially brings all


iPad 3 Announcement Coming Early March

Today confirms what we’ve all known for a few months now – the iPad 3 announcement will be held the first week of March and hit stores the second or third week of March. Expect iOS 5.1 sooner than that. What’s in store for the


Another Big Day For Apple

Today was another big day for Apple, as they held an education announcement at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City to announce Textbooks for iPad. Apple will not completely turn the industry upside down (not yet anyway), but they will provide students with a


iPhone 5 (6?) Rumors Get Real Official

Today the news hit (courtesy of BGR) that Apple’s next generation iPhone will launch in the Fall of 2012, marking the usual one year product cycle for Apple’s flagship products. All the rumors that we heard last year are coming back to life – the


Apple Could Be ‘ReInventing’ The iPod

Apple introduced the classical iPod to us in 2001 and forever changed the way we attained and listened to music. Then they changed the form factor over and over again, allowing us to take the”1,000 songs in our pocket” and bring them to the gym


iOS 5.1 Beta Given To Developers

Apple has made the second version of their iOS 5.1 available to developers today and we’re told that the main updates will be enhanced Photo Stream deleting capabilities (yaaaawn) and a supposed fix to battery life issues. Note this release is still only made for


Apple Set to Open Grand Central Station Store December 9th

We received the email early this morning and needless to say we awoke pleasantly surprised. Apple is set to officially open their newest flagship location in Grand Central, which some say will become the most popular Apple store yet. While only time will tell if


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