How to keep your iPhone but switch to Google or Microsoft apps

Your guide to a new software ecosystem. Your iPhone may be an Apple product, but it can still run your favorite Google and Microsoft apps. Ben Kolde via Unsplash/David Nield Just because you prefer the curved aesthetics of the iPhone doesn’t mean you want to buy entirely into the Apple software ecosystem. After all, Google and… Please follow and like us:

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Apple faces lawsuit over its throttling of older iPhones

Days after Apple disclosed that it throttles the performance of its old devices, some iPhone users have filed a class-action lawsuit over the issue. In a highly controversial admission, Apple said this week that it slows its older devices to protect them from problems related to new iOS updates. “Lithium-ion batteries become less capable of supplying… Please follow and like us:

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Apple Admits Old iPhones Are Deliberately Slow

The question ‘why is my iPhone slow?’ has more than 94 million search results in Google, demonstrating the widespread frustrations of anyone who has ever owned an older iPhone. Now, after years of speculation, Apple has officially revealed that slowing old iPhones is a deliberate “feature.” The issue recently gained attention after a Reddit user investigated… Please follow and like us:

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Survey: 86% of people want biometrics instead of passwords

You might want to get ready to say goodbye to passwords forever — a majority of people asked in a survey want identity verification for transactions to be done using their faces, eyes and fingerprints. RELATED: Can you hack an iPhone with Play-Doh? Visa tally finds passwords have fallen out of favor Visa conducted a survey… Please follow and like us:

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How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID

Apple’s new iPhone X has been hailed as the greatest — and at a starting price of $999, the most expensive — smartphone ever created. Adding to its status is Apple’s Face ID technology, which revolutionizes the authentication process using facial recognition. But after just two weeks on the market, there have been reports of some… Please follow and like us:

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Real security requires strong encryption – even if investigators get blocked

By Susan Landau, Professor of Computer Science, Law and Diplomacy and Cybersecurity, Tufts University. What’s the best way to keep data secure? Victor Moussa/Shutterstock.com The FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice have been fighting against easy, widespread public access to encryption technologies for 25 years. Since the bureau’s dispute with Apple in 2016 over access… Please follow and like us:

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FBI Failed To Access 7,000 Mobile Devices Because Of Encryption

Christopher Wray, the director of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), reported the agency has attempted and failed to extract data from nearly 7,000 mobile devices thanks to encryption, the BBC reported. The FBI attempted to crack to those 7,000 or so devices during an 11-month period. Over that span of time, the agency… Please follow and like us:

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Microsoft Announces Death Of Windows Phone

This may not come as a surprise for most, but Microsoft has officially killed off Windows Phone. Executive Joe Belfiore announced the sad news for all loyal Windows Phone users over the weekend. The decision was made amid the company’s increased efforts in developing apps for other platforms. In a series of tweets, Belfiore not only… Please follow and like us:

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Global stocks climb, S&P hits record as concerns ease over North Korea, Irma

Global stocks rallied Monday, with Wall Street finishing at a fresh record, on receding worries about North Korea and Hurricane Irma, which caused less damage to the US than feared. Bourses in Paris, Frankfurt, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong all climbed one percent or more. The S&P 500 ended at a fresh record, bolstered by… Please follow and like us:

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Ditch your phone’s default apps for these superior replacements

Upgrade your mobile experience. Expand your app horizons. David Nield/Popular Science Settling for the default email, messaging, and browsing apps on your phone? It’s understandable—both iPhones and Androids come with slick and powerful programs, which Apple and Google, respectively, make available from the first time you power up your device. But if you haven’t at least… Please follow and like us:

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Hype Report: Do We Really Need Apple Glasses?

The internet has been abuzz with news from a strange source: Apple Glasses, the yet-to-be-announced augmented reality (AR) wearable tech that has been officially “predicted” by Gene Munster of Loupventures, a highly regarded analyst among Apple enthusiasts. Though the Apple corporation itself hasn’t said anything official about the existence (or nonexistence) of plans for Apple Glasses,… Please follow and like us:

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Set phone reminders for anything

Outsource your memory. Don’t forget an anniversary ever again. Todoist With the frenetic pace of modern life, we’ve got more to remember than ever. Help is at hand in the form of (what else) your smartphone. As well as a digital camera, music player, and all-round communications device, your phone can also act as a combination… Please follow and like us:

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More from Apple WWDC: New HomePod to set the world on fire?

SAN JOSÉ, Calif., May 6, 2017 – In our Monday afternoon report, we listed the bulk of the new product information announced on the first day of the 2017 Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San José. Read also: WWDC 2017: Apple announces a slew of new products, options After we filed our report, the… Please follow and like us:

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Apple WWDC 2017 Live stream: How To Watch The Event On Your Smartphone

Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference 2017 (WWDC 2017) will take place in San Jose from June 5-9 at 1 p.m. EDT Monday. The company is expected to make many new announcements at the event including the new version of iOS – iOS11, a new MacOS version, a new WatchOS version and even some hardware offerings such… Please follow and like us:

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Your iPhone’s Mobile Data Can Be Turned off Without Passcode, Using Siri

Apple’s voice assistant, Siri, lets other people access your iPhone, surpass the passcode protection and turn off cellular data, a user said Friday. iPhone users can access Siri from their lockscreen and with the voice assistant embedded into many apps and services on the phone, this relatively minor bug might be an indication of bigger vulnerabilities.… Please follow and like us:

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