Thomas Mastrodicasa

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4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

DisplayMate pans iPad mini Retina display in three-way test

<b>Following AnandTech's lukewarm reaction to the new iPad mini screen, now DisplayMate has placed the new Apple tablet's screen dead last in a</b> …

iPad Mini

Some MacBook owners reporting no sound after resuming from sleep on Mavericks

Apple launched Mavericks and a slew of new computers at its Fall event in September, but now it appears that owners of 2013 MacBooks may be affected by a bug in the new OS that mutes all system sounds after they resume from sleep.<p>Threads are cropping up around the Internet with users complaining …

See a speed test between every iPhone model ever made

Logic and Moore's Law would seem to dictate that the newly released iPhone 5S should blow the original iPhone from seven years ago out of the water when it comes to which runs the fastest.<p>But as the video below illustrates with an eight-way speed test between all of the publicly released iPhone …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

Mobile Devices

Straight Talk quietly starts supporting AT&T LTE

Just like that, prepaid smartphone service Straight Talk has started selling SIM cards that support unlocked devices using AT&T-compatible 4G LTE.<p>With monthly plans that start at $45 for "unlimited" data, Straight Talk could be considered a better value than AT&T's own prepaid service, Aio …

Chart Of The Day: People In The UK Have A Much Healthier Relationship With Their Smartphones Than Americans

People in the United Kingdom love their smartphones as much as those of us in the United States or, say, Hong Kong.<p>But unlike the Chinese or Americans, Britons are able to put their phones down on holidays and weekends.<p>That's the revelation in this chart, from Ericsson's latest huge report on …

United Kingdom

Yahoo, Google, Facebook and more face fight to salvage reputations over NSA leaks

Google. Apple. Facebook. Microsoft: they are the brands that want the world to trust them with personal information, emails, photos, documents – yet …

iOS 7 Leaves Older iPhones And iPads Out Of The Fun

iOS 7 hits iPhones this fall, but only the iPhone 5 and iPod touch will get all the features announced at WWDC. The iPhone 4 and 4S will only get the new iOS 7 look and a splattering of features. And forget about the iPhone 3GS and older iPhones. They will be stuck in the skeuomorphic world of iOS …

Leaked: Europe probes Apple over exploitation of mobile networks

The European commission is investigating whether Apple has used its influence to secure unfair terms from the mobile networks that sell its …