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App security, Applications, iOS, Operating System

iOS Password Popup Indistinguishable From Phishing Scam

October 12, 2017

Via: Geek

Every iOS user is familiar with the popups that require an Apple ID password before completing a task; muscle memory usually takes over to type the secret code and “sign in.” But, according to mobile developer Felix Krause, iDevice owners […]


iOS, News and Press, Operating System

This is what Apple’s Tim Cook is saying about AR

October 11, 2017

Via: Computerworld

From the U.S. to India, the U.K. and Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook has been touring the planet to share his thoughts around augmented reality (AR) and and Apple’s AR platform, ARKit. Here are some of his thoughts: How important […]


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4 Lessons We Can Learn from Windows Mobile’s Failure

October 9, 2017

Via: Natalie Dunn

In a tweet that was a surprise to pretty much no-one, Microsoft Corporate VP of Windows Joe Belfiore confirmed that Windows 10 Mobile, the company’s smartphone operating system, is essentially dead. While the company would continue to support the platform […]


Android, Operating System

Android Oreo release date, compatibility and features

October 3, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Android Oreo is the official name of the next version of Google’s mega-popular mobile operating system that’s available now for select devices. In terms of feature highlights, Oreo focuses on speed and efficiency. For many phones updated to Android 8.0, […]


News and Press

Essential Phone now certified for Verizon network

October 3, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Essential has confirmed that the Essential Phone is now compatible with Verizon. This means that you should have no problem activating your Essential Phone in a Verizon store. The Essential Phone has included support for Verizon’s network since its launch, […]


iPhone, Products

Apple increases iPhone screen repair prices

October 3, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Days after introducing the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, Apple has quietly raised the prices on screen repairs for its previous models. Apple recently bumped up the prices for its iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 screen repair services by […]


App Review, Applications

10 Slack apps to boost workplace collaboration

October 3, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Slack is the favored collaboration tool for office workers trying to avoid email fatigue and to communicate with remote team members. It allows for real-time group chats, file sharing, direct messages and multiple chat rooms, known as “channels.” And with […]


News and Press

How much stock do you put in smartphone leaks?

October 2, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

This year has not been particularly kind to Apple when it comes to leaks. Not too long ago, an accident led to the release of the firmware tied to the company’s upcoming smart speaker, the HomePod, and that revealed quite […]


App security, Applications

Paying for antivirus software is mostly BS

October 2, 2017

Via: Mashable

You’re just an average consumer, trying to keep your expensive electronics free from malware. And so you, like many before you, decide to pony up and pay for some fancy antivirus software. But this isn’t the ’90s, and it turns […]


News and Press

Bluetooth vulnerability could potentially affect billions of devices

October 2, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

A new vulnerability has been discovered that could allow an attacker to take control of a device using Bluetooth. As long as the victim has bluetooth activated and the attacker is within 32 feet, that is all that’s necessary to […]