Sonic the Hedgehog sports new look in spin-off

Sega redesigns the iconic blue hero for a new game and TV series, California pushes for a smartphone kill switch, and Amazon adds new tricks to its shopping app.

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In this episode of Update:

- Learn about the "kill switch" and why California wants to require all mobile devices to come with one.

- Go scan-happy in your home using Amazon's Flow shopping tool on the iPhone.

- Check out the new design for Sonic and his friends in the Sonic Boom game and cartoon.

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