Roni Sadrah

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Ex-Googler says she exposed company-wide pay inequality with crowdsourced spreadsheet

When thousands of Google employees organized to share their salaries internally — allegedly highlighting troubling patterns in the way people were …

Stop Being A Social Loser

Good advice from SumAll in their new infographic Stop Being a Loser: 12 Tips to Avoid Social Churn.<p><i>Nobody loves cats more than I do. Chunks of my day</i> …

Infographics

It turns out Apple’s iPhone 6 and iOS 8 encryption is really good

Apple has mentioned more than once in the past few weeks its commitment to offering iOS 8 device users, including iPhone 6 buyers, better security …

UK government set to rush through emergency surveillance legislation

The UK government is looking to reinforce powers of security services to require internet and phone providers to maintain records of customer email …

Deals: LX Dual USB Car Charger at 35% Off

The <b>LX Dual USB Car Charger</b> is the featured offer in the iPad Insight Deals section today. This is a good looking and useful car charging option for those of us who often have both a phone and a tablet device with us throughout the day.<p>It’s available in this deal for $15.99, down 36% from its …

TSA will check to see if your device turns on for international, U.S.-bound flights

The increased security measure arises amidst concerns that al Quada may blow up a jetliner and Agency officials fear that phones, tablets, and …

​Researchers deliver encoded messages and data through your smartphone compass

NFC, Bluetooth, WiFi, mobile data, plain 'ole voice calls. Your phone has no shortage of ways to connect with things, but that hasn't stopped a group of Finnish scientists finding a way to communicate through your smartphone's built-in compass. Just because they could. While NFC can send data up to …

One picture shows the iPhone’s complete evolution since 2007

One common refrain we hear from iPhone haters is that Apple has essentially gotten away with releasing the exact same smartphone every year since …

iPhone is the #1 smartphone in U.S. market share

The iPhone is far and away the most popular smartphone in the U.S., according to a new report by research firm ComScore. According to ComScore, 169 million cellphone users in the U.S. use smartphones — representing around 70 percent of all mobile users.<p>Of these, Apple can lay claim to 41.9 percent …

Mobile

The next versions of Android will have even more Root headaches

Root and SuperUser access (“<i>su</i>“) are two terms that are often used interchangeably. Essentially, if you have Root access, you can modify and replace …

Get a lifetime subscription to PasswordBox for $9.99

That's less than what you'd pay for a single year. Ten bucks and you've solved your password problems forever.<p>I've written before of my endless love for password managers, which make your online life infinitely easier -- to say nothing of more secure.<p>If you're already using one, great -- feel free …

Apps

Plunge out your iPhone’s sludge with these tidying tips

One of the best perks about having an iPhone is that it naturally does a pretty good job at running well. Although, after time many users have found that their iPhone runs slower and doesn’t perform as well as it used to. In today’s how-to find out how to help your iPhone run smoother in just five …

iPhone

Hackers demanding ransoms by locking iOS devices through Find My iPhone

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>A number of iOS owners in Australia have lost access to their devices courtesy of a digital hack, according to The Age. The …

iDoceo for iPad: The ultimate teacher app?

When I first started teaching, I marvelled at my colleague’s neatly tended mark books. The amazing array of handwritten marks, numbers and codes in different coloured pens were almost like a work of art. Unfortunately for me two of my greatest weaknesses are record keeping on paper, and filing …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

Change Your Passwords For These 15 Heartbleed-Vulnerable Sites ASAP

Heartbleed sent the web reeling with the discovery that the catastrophic security hole quietly left passwords and other private data open for the taking on nearly 66% of the Internet’s servers. Luckily for Apple customers, iOS and OS X were never vulnerable to Heartbleed but some of the most …

Information Security

Google pays $1.4 million fine over Italian Street View snafu

The complaint? Google's Street View cars were not recognizable enough to give people the chance to avoid being photographed, says Reuters.<p>Google has been hit by another fine over legal troubles with its Street View project.<p>The search giant was forced to cough up a fine of 1 million euros ($1.4 …

Maps

Yahoo, Google and Apple also claim right to read user emails

Like Microsoft, other webmail giants all reserve the right to read user emails, if 'deemed necessary'<p>Microsoft is not unique in claiming the right to read users' emails – Apple, Yahoo and Google all reserve that right as well, the Guardian has determined.<p>The broad rights email providers claim for …

Gmail gets more secure as Google will encrypt every message you send

In the last couple of months we’ve seen tremendous growth in the privacy sector of mobile devices, and that’s logical given all the recent issues …

Apple Co-Founder Woz Says Give Apple CEO Tim Cook More Time

You won’t see Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak aligning himself with critics that think Apple CEO Tim Cook’s days should be numbered at the iPhone …

Due 1.10 for iPad Brings A Gorgeous iOS 7 Visual Refresh

There are many task managers out there, but there’s only one Due app. This is the app that I rely upon on a daily basis to pester me, incessantly, until I get a particular task done. When one of my alerts goes off, Due will bother me every single minute — with a banner alert, vibration, and audible …

Quick Rant: The iPad’s Incredibly Vague Weather Widget

This one’s been a pet peeve of mine for as long as iOS 7 has been out. The “Today Summary” section of Notification Center looks quite clean, and I like how it opts to use text over a set of weather icons, but here’s where it can be plain stupid: it doesn’t always show the current …

iPhone

iPad Still Dominates in Latest Tablet Web Usage Report

The latest report on tablets and web usage shows the iPad still holds a dominant position. The report from the Chitika online ad network looks at web usage on leading tablet devices during early January of this year – and looks to answer this question:<p><i>With the glut of new devices now in the hands</i> …

iPad App of the Week: Curious

Great and unique apps are a big part of what has made the iPad such an amazing device, With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of one outstanding iPad app a week here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

INKredible: Tablet Handwriting App That’s As Good or Better than Paper?

It’s impossible to ignore an approach that’s as good as this one from the folks behind the <b>INKredible</b> app. This a free handwriting app, from the team that created Notes Plus, that claims to offer a handwriting experience that is ‘as good as, if not greater than, pen on paper’.<p>That’s a lofty claim, …

14 Signs You Spend Too Much Time on the Internet

The Internet is a wonderful place filled with mischievous cats and twerking baby GIFs, so we can understand why you might never want to leave.<p>As you …

9 Profound Quotes From Your Favorite Pixar Movies

Pixar films have a magical ability to bridge the gap between childhood and adulthood.<p>Kids and grown-ups alike look forward to the special ways in …