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App security, Applications

Making sense of out-of-band Windows updates and KIRs

November 21, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

For many years, the term “out-of-band Microsoft update” meant that Microsoft was releasing a special patch for a security issue identified as being under active attack. The patch was urgent enough to be released outside the normal “Patch Tuesday” security […]


iPhone, Products

7 exclusive iPhone 15 Pro features that leaked a year ahead of launch

November 21, 2022

Via: BGR

The iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Ultra (“Ultra” is rumored to replace “Pro Max”) release is nearly a year away, but there’s no shortage of rumors detailing Apple’s purported plans for the upcoming devices. As the iPhone 14 showed, […]


iPhone, Products

iPhone 15 might feature a titanium chassis and curved back

November 21, 2022

Via: BGR

The iPhone 12 brought back the iconic iPhone 4 design, and Apple kept the flat edge chassis in place for three generations, through the iPhone 14. But according to one leaker, the iPhone 15 might move away from the flat-edged […]


App security, Applications

Former Twitter head of trust and safety argues that Apple and Google have the most sway on policy

November 18, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Yoel Roth briefly worked alongside Elon Musk as Twitter’s head of trust and safety. Roth resigned for reasons he explains in the New York Times today. In the piece, Roth argues that Apple and Google app stores ultimately govern what […]


App Review, Applications

How to record a phone call on an iPhone

November 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

There are many reasons you may want to (legally) record a phone call on your iPhone and so few ways to do it. While it is reassuring that Apple prioritizes customer privacy, the company’s dedication to it can make recording […]


iPhone, Products

Is your iPhone’s Always-On display keeping you up? Do this

November 18, 2022

Via: ZDnet

ZDNET readers seem to have a love-hate relationship with one of Apple’s newest features on the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max — the Always-On display. Some owners love it, some hate it. And some owners love it, but their […]


App security, Applications

The future of security: smarter devices that protect themselves

November 18, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Jamf officially completed its acquisition of Zecops this week. Why is this important and what might it mean to enterprise mobile security? Potentially, a lot. Security beyond the perimiter To get an answer to the question, think about how security […]


App Review, Applications

This free Android app can block most third-party trackers

November 18, 2022

Via: BGR

Last year, Apple introduced a feature called App Tracking Transparency which made third-party apps ask users for permission to track them across other apps and websites. Android doesn’t quite have an equivalent feature, but if you are looking to stop […]


Gadgets, Products

AirPods Pro can act as affordable hearing aids, as good as far more expensive devices, shows study

November 17, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

AirPods Pro can serve as affordable hearing aids, with one study suggesting that they perform as well as dedicated devices costing four-figure sums. Apple is believed to have hearing aid functionality as a medium-term goal for AirPods as part of […]


Gadgets, Products

Audible now works independently on Apple Watch with streaming and one-tap downloads

November 17, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Amazon’s Audible has delivered a valuable update for Apple Watch users today. Shifting away from the reliance on a connection with your iPhone, the popular audiobook app now works independently on Apple Watch for both streaming and downloading content. Audible […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft Teams now has Solitaire and Minesweeper in a games for work push

November 16, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is adding a bunch of casual games to Microsoft Teams today, months after The Verge exclusively revealed the company’s plans. Favorites like Solitaire, Minesweeper, Wordament, and IceBreakers are all now part of Teams, allowing co-workers to play against each […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft is dropping these Office Mobile app features

November 16, 2022

Via: ZDnet

The Microsoft Office Mobile apps for Android and iOS are shedding file-sharing features as Microsoft transitions to its Microsoft 365 rebrand on mobile. Microsoft is dropping the Transfer Files feature from Office Mobile but says that transferring files will become […]


App Review, Applications

The ultimate guide to Android contacts management

November 15, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

You’d think keeping tabs on your contacts would be about the simplest and most straightforward task imaginable in our modern connected world — wouldn’t you? I sure would. But as I’ve learned over the years, that perfectly understandable instinct couldn’t […]


Laptops, Products

Alienware X17 R2 review: It’s still out of this world

November 15, 2022

Via: Pocket-lint

We were really impressed by Alienware’s 17-inch X17 R1, which was launched about a year ago and managed to combine impressive gaming performance with a sleek, slimline design that our reviewer declared “out of this world”. Following on from that […]


Android, Operating System

ASUS Reveals Roadmap for Android 13 Update: ZenFone 9 First to Experience Update

November 15, 2022

Via: Tech Times

ASUS has revealed the roadmap for a future Android 13 update. The first smartphone that could experience this update is the ZenFone 9. ASUS Reveals the Roadmap for What Devices Will Get the Android 13 Update According to the story […]


iPhone, Products

iPhone 14 Emergency SOS via Satellite Expansion: Four New Additional Countries To Be Included

November 15, 2022

Via: Tech Times

iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via satellite feature is now expanding to new countries. This means that more users will be able to take advantage of this advanced functionality. On Nov. 15, Apple announced that the Emergency SOS via satellite feature […]


Networking, Tech

T-Mobile turns on ‘Standalone Ultra Capacity 5G’ touting speeds up to 3Gbps

November 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

This past summer, T-Mobile released the results of a production network test that showed how 5G Standalone (5G SA) could deliver speeds up to 3Gbps when combined with carrier aggregation (NR CA). Now the Uncarrier has officially launched its “Standalone […]


App Review, Applications

Bizarre iPhone and iPad bug causes Safari to crash when you type certain letters [U]

November 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

There’s another bizarre bug that’s affecting some iPhone and iPad users, preventing them from searching for certain words and characters using Safari. It’s unclear what exactly is causing this problem, but many iOS 16 users have taken to Twitter to […]


App Review, Applications

How to put your face on your AirPods case with Apple’s free Memoji engraving

November 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple first launched free engraving with the 2nd-gen AirPods in 2019 and expanded the options to include emoji in early 2020. But did you know you can put your own face on AirPods with free Memoji engraving? Here’s where and […]


App security, Applications

Do you really know what’s inside your iOS and Android apps?

November 14, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

It’s time to audit your code, as it appears that some no/low code features used in iOS or Android apps may not be as secure as you thought. That’s the big take away from a report explaining that disguised Russian […]