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Windows might be storing your encryption keys in the cloud

If you’re rocking a new Windows 10 PC or have upgraded to the latest version of the OS, chances are your disk encryption key has been uploaded to Microsoft’s servers — which means you’re not 100 percent in control of the privacy of your data.<p>The Intercept reports that this is probably the case if …

Software

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

Windows 10 is already getting new features via Microsoft's Insider program

As promised, Microsoft is continuing to preview new features for Windows 10 before they’re rolled out to the public. The company today launched build 10525, its first desktop Insider build since the official launch of the OS on July 29.<p>There isn’t too much in the way of new features, but two …

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Twitter Now Lets You Opt In To Receive Direct Messages From Anyone | TechCrunch

Twitter has for years tested a feature that would allow anyone to opt in to receive direct messages from other users on its platform, even if the accounts weren’t following each other as per earlier requirements. This setting was rolled out more broadly to a portion of Twitter’s user base in 2013, …

Lines Are For Losers: The Anti-Hype Strategy Of The Apple Watch

No more pooping in bags, for god's sake!<p>On Friday morning, you'll be able to wander into an Apple Store an try on a watch, but you won't be able to walk out with it on your wrist. In fact, you won't even be able to buy one there — you'll have to go online for that. In short, Apple is going to make …

Smartwatches

Apple wants to blow up cable TV

The talks, which seem to be in early stages, would let people with an Apple TV access certain channels buy purchasing access directly through Apple rather than a cable company or other provider.<p>Apple had been trying to work with cable providers, but its progress hit a wall when cable companies …

Emojimo Translates Your Text Into Emoji in Real Time

There seems to be a never-ending river of interesting iOS keyboards lately, and Emojimo is yet another interesting new take on typing.<p>Emojimo is a free iOS keyboard that translates text you type in real-time to the relevant emoji. It’s like autocorrect for when you’d prefer emoji instead of …

5 tech myths you hear all the time

Humans are great at creating myths. From Marduk and Zeus to unicorns and mermaids, there's no end to what we can imagine. That's true even with technology.<p>There's old tech advice that no one questions, half-remembered instructions you just keep doing, misunderstood terms and more that you believe …

Apple Loop: Laser-Thin iPads, Life Lessons From Steve Jobs, Apple SIM Threatens Network Domination

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the October 16th event, the new iPads, a new marketing phrase in 5K Retina, the update to the Mac Mini, thoughts on the missing 32 GB options, OSX Yosemite arrives, iOS 8.1 revealed, life lessons from Steve …

Perhaps one of the most notable features of iOS 8, (at least one which is currently being peddled heavily by Apple), is the ability to now add custom keyboards to your daily workflow. Taking full advantage of this new capability included within the latest software update, Steven Barnegren’s Translator Keyboard rids the need for you […]

Perhaps one of the most notable features of iOS 8, <i>(at least one which is currently being peddled heavily by Apple)</i>, is the ability to now add <b>custom</b> …

Consumer Reports' flex test puts new bent on fuss over squashed iPhones

The venerable product tester tries to create the definitive scientific phone-bending examination and cut through the noise of "Bendgate."<p>There are some who would prefer to listen to a reputable consumer publication making use of science, rather than a man in a beard making use of his hands.<p>It was …

Instapaper 6.0 Review

Instapaper is an app that lets me read more. For the work that I do on this website, Relay, and, lately, a weekly newsletter, I have no shortage of links with interesting facts or opinions that I want to consume and absorb. The problem isn’t quantity; it’s attention and time. And Instapaper, thanks …

Apps

Everything You Need to Know About iOS 8

iOS 8 launched this week, and with it came a slew of improvements and new features. Before you get to playing around with it for yourself, here are a …

Take back your log-in: It’s time to move away from Facebook Connect and toward OpenID

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Photostock10/Shutterstock<p>If you are creating a new website or mobile app, one of the things you need to worry about …

Simultaneous Voice/Data, HD Voice Now Available to Verizon iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Users

Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.<p>Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now …

How to set up and use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

iCloud Drive is Apple's solution to document and file management across iOS and Mac. If you have an iCloud account, you can use iCloud Drive. …

iOS 8: The most important features you need to know

iOS 8 is about to be unleash on the world today after debuting earlier this summer at WWDC. Tim Cook is calling it the biggest iOS update ever and for good reason, as the new OS has been packed with hundreds of new tools for developers, as well as new features that make iOS devices, quicker, more …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks Steve Jobs, Beats, and why TV is stuck in the '70s

The first part of his interview with Charlie Rose airs tonight<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook recently taped a lengthy, two-part interview with Charlie Rose, and the first half of their discussion will air tonight. Thanks to some preview clips that've been released ahead of the show, we know at least three …

Get an Inside Look at Apple's Early Field Failure Analysis Program Ahead of the iPhone 6 Launch

Ahead of the iPhone 6's launch, Adam Satariano of <i>BloombergBusinessweek</i> has shared some details on Apple's early field failure analysis (EFFA) program, designed to solve potential iPhone issues quickly and efficiently. The EFFA Program, which is run by Apple's AppleCare team, has been in place since …

Apple reportedly reaches agreements with Visa, MasterCard, and American Express for iPhone mobile payments

Apple is widely expected to reveal a mobile payments system alongside the iPhone 6 at its press event on September 9th. The system — supposedly designed to take on Google Wallet, Isis, Paypal, and others — would allow you to use your phone to pay for items at the cash register, and it appears …

iPhone 6: Reviews, Details and Bending Problems

Design<p>Measuring in at 4.7 and 5.5-inches, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus dwarf earlier iPhone models, but at the same time, the two phones became Apple's thinnest yet, measuring in at <b>6.9 and 7.1mm</b>, respectively. For comparison's sake, the iPhone 5s was 7.6mm thick.<p>According to Apple, the …

Tech firms bristle at new digital death laws, but will have to get used to them

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The hard task of collecting a late loved one’s photographs or business assets can become outright impossible when the objects …

An Upcoming iPhone Feature From Apple Will Completely Transform How You Use Apps

Apple calls it Extensibility, and it basically allows your apps to share both information and functionality with one another, which means less time spent switching among apps.<p>Let's say you have a favorite app for editing your photos, such as Adobe Photoshop Express.<p>Before Extensibility, you would …

Intelligent Time Management App 'Timeful' Launches on iOS

<i>Timeful</i>, described as "the first intelligent time manager" for mobile devices, is a new iOS app designed to help users manage their lives by combining a time management app with a calendar, a to-do list, and habits. <i>Timeful</i> aims to provide a personalized experience that encourages people to commit …

News summary App Clipped Gets Automated Infographics and an API

Clipped, an app that automatically generates summaries of news articles using natural language processing (NLP), has released a major update on iOS that creates custom infographics and offers improved accuracy. The startup is also taking sign-ups for an API that will open up its NLP engine to other …

You are being tracked in the real world, so what should we do about it?

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>We’re pretty accepting that every digital click we make and our phone’s location is constantly available. Some of us even are …

Why Google is living in a Material (design) world

With its new Material design language, Android may be backpedaling a bit on the flat design that once differentiated it from iOS.<p>But the Google’s design chief, Matias Duarte, says the swinging pendulum will reach equilibrium as a design that is based on real-world objects but doesn’t cheaply …