Free Battery Replacement for Some iPhone 5 Owners

Are you having trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement. Apple said “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 smart phones may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” Only iPhone 5 smart phones sold between September 2012 and January 2013 are eligible, and only those that fall within a certain range of serial numbers. Apple has opened a website that allows people to determine whether their phones are eligible.

According to the tech website Re-code, you’ll soon be able to buy things straight from a tweet. Twitter is reportedly working on an in-tweet project with a company called Stripe. Buy buttons will allow users to enter payment information without leaving Twitter. Twitter has considered adding shopping to its service for years.

And, Disney wants to use drones in its theme parks. The company filed three separate patents. It would use the drones for light shows, overhead movie screens, and even as a way to control its characters. One patent calls for drones attached to huge puppets. The drones would make the puppets appear to walk, controlling their arms and legs.

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