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Apps & OS, Mobile, Privacy, Security

How Apps Steal Your Privacy

November 19, 2019

Via: WebPro

Each day, the world makes 250 million terabytes of new data – every second 946 Instagram photos are taken, 8,690 tweets are posted, 77,783 things are searched on Google, and 2,845,459 emails are sent and received all over the world. […]


Computing, Hardware

Fingerprint-reading power buttons make securely booting up a seamless process

November 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Biometric security on our personal devices is almost always a good thing. When it works, it’s a fast, convenient, and (largely) secure way of getting into our gadgets. And while fingerprint sensors are slowly falling to the wayside in favor […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung has multiple new camera modes in the works for future phones, code suggests

November 18, 2019

Via: The Verge

Code discovered in the latest version of Samsung’s camera app suggests that the South Korean electronics giant is working on a host of new camera modes for its phones, XDA-Developers reports. These include a new Director’s View mode that could […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Don’t buy the iPhone 11 (there is a better iPhone bargain around)

November 18, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

The Apple iPhone 11 is often recommended as the go-to iPhone for the average Joe: it’s a $700 iPhone after all, not as prohibitively expensive as the $1,000+ Pro series, and yet you still get basically the same outstanding camera […]


Gadgets, Mobile

Consumer Reports says Samsung’s Galaxy Buds beat Apple’s AirPods Pro in sound quality test

November 18, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Apple unveiled its $249 AirPods Pro, which come with noise-canceling technology, back in October. They’ve gained many excellent reviews, with critics praising the audio quality and the transparency mode, which allows users to listen to music while being able to […]


Computing, Hardware

Former Apple chip execs launch startup to take on AMD, Intel in the data center

November 16, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Look out AMD and Intel, there’s a new competitor in town. Three former semiconductor executives that worked on Apple’s iPhone chips launched a startup earlier this year called Nuvia Inc. that aims to design processors for use in data centers. […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google has no new Android fragmentation chart, so what? Updates have never been faster…

November 15, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

Google again hasn’t updated its Android version distribution numbers for a while – about six montsh, to be exact – sending the tech blogosphere in a tizzy. It, gasp, does this for a second time in a row. Back in […]


Cybersecurity, Privacy, Security, Uncategorized

Huawei and ZTE ‘can’t be trusted’

November 15, 2019

Via: Techradar

Huawei and ZTE have been branded as security threats that can’t be trusted by US Attorney William Barr. In a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Barr noted that Huawei has faced charges on breaching American sanctions on Iran, […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Google Chrome is getting a new tab switcher – and it’s a bit of a mess

November 15, 2019

Via: Techradar

Google is testing an update for Chrome that might prove controversial: a new tab switcher that’s packed with extra icons and options, eschewing the old minimalist look. Rather than simply showing a set of large ‘cards’ that you can swipe […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Apple’s new Research app lets you enroll in 3 health studies

November 14, 2019

Via: Mashable

Apple launched a new app called Research, letting users enroll in three health studies: the Apple Women’s Health Study, Apple Heart and Movement Study, and Apple Hearing Study. The app streamlines the process of participating in a health study. Users […]