Briefly: iPhone 6 Video, GamerGate, Jack The Ripper Unmasked

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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Leaked Phone 6 video direct from the factory, Kotaku responds to GamerGate allegations, has forensic science finally unmasked Jack The Ripper?

  • Another day, another iPhone 6 leak. This one seems to be the real deal, however: it was filmed in China and seems to show a completely assembled phone fresh off the factory floor. The video lacks English subtitles, but it's clear from the footage that the next iPhone will have a larger screen and thinner bezel. The truth will be revealed in less than 24 hours.
  • Has forensic science finally unmasked Jack The Ripper? A forensic analyst claims to have matched DNA evidence from a shawl belonging to Ripper victim Catherine Eddowes with a living descendant of the murderer. If the evidence is true, the Ripper was Aaron Kosminski, a 23-year-old polish barber who was one of the chief suspects at the time. Head to Gizmodo to see the evidence for yourself.
  • It has been a little over a month since the "GamerGate" movement exploded on the internet; an online push against perceived corruption in video games journalism that many have dismissed as baseless whining and thinly-veiled misogyny. One of the few media outlets to respond to the attacks in an official capacity is Kotaku. Here is its latest statement.
  • Apparently, you can currently get $US5 transferred straight into your PayPal account in just a few clicks. Head to OzBargain to see how it's done.

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