Apple Google Smartphone Data Encryption

The government is shamelessly trying to scare Apple and Google from encrypting their phones

The government is shamelessly trying to scare Apple and Google from encrypting their phones

By about 20 mins ago.

Did you know that if Apple and Google encrypt the data on your smartphone, then pedophiles, bank robbers and terrorists will be able to wreak havoc upon America without any kinds of reservations? That’s the message that the United States federal government and law enforcement agencies are trying to send to both major tech companies and to the public at large about the dangers of smartphone encryption. More →

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Cord Cutting Cable Companies

Smaller cable providers realize cord cutters are the future

Smaller cable providers realize cord cutters are the future

By about 1 hour ago.

Big providers like Comcast and Time Warner Cable may want to cling to the past but it looks like smaller cable providers seem to know that cord cutting is actually the future. The Wall Street Journal reports that smaller cable providers are increasingly placing more emphasis on their broadband offerings and less on TV packages as consumers have shown that they would much rather have a faster Internet service than hundreds of channels they never watch. More →

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Hit List

iOS and Android Malware

Sophisticated malware already spying on Hong Kong protesters’ iOS and Android phones

Sophisticated malware already spying on Hong Kong protesters’ iOS and Android phones

By about 2 hours ago.

Whenever mobile malware comes up, the usual reports detail new malicious apps that are found to affect Android, while iOS remains largely unaffected by such programs. However, The New York Times now says that security researchers have discovered a sophisticated malware attack that’s currently spreading in Hong Kong between Occupy Central protesters, and which is able to infect and then spy upon both Android and iOS devices. More →

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Best iPhone 6 Time Lapse Videos

Awesome iPhone time lapse video shows you a beautiful London afternoon in 21 seconds

Awesome iPhone time lapse video shows you a beautiful London afternoon in 21 seconds

By about 3 hours ago.

We absolutely love the new time lapse video feature that Apple has added to its iPhone cameras if for no other reason than it’s enabling iPhone users around the world to take some incredible videos and share them with everyone. One such video was uploaded onto Vimeo recently and it shows what a gorgeous afternoon in London looks like when it’s speeding by in the span of 21 seconds. More →

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Game Changers

Interstellar Movie Trailer

Video: The third ‘Interstellar’ trailer will make you wish it was November already

Video: The third ‘Interstellar’ trailer will make you wish it was November already

By about 3 hours ago.

It’s pretty much accepted that when a Christopher Nolan film comes out, it’s an event. Leading up to that event, Nolan just teases moviegoers to the point that viewers don’t know what the movie is about. This new Interstellar trailer gives us a whole bunch of footage that we haven’t had the chance to drink in with our eyes yet, and it’s epic.

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Verizon Sprint Data Plans Pricing Promotion

Verizon and Sprint follow AT&T’s lead with new double data offers

Verizon and Sprint follow AT&T’s lead with new double data offers

By about 4 hours ago.

Over the weekend, AT&T announced a data plan promotion which would allow customers to sign up for double the data at the same price as their current plans. Not to be outdone, both Verizon and Sprint announced their own promotions on Wednesday for customers on MORE Everything plans and Family Share Pack plans, respectively. More →

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iPhone 6 Smartphone Trade-ins

Surprise: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus launch led to huge trade-in surge in September

Surprise: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus launch led to huge trade-in surge in September

By about 4 hours ago.

Buying a smartphone in 2014 is an expensive endeavor. Even on a two-year contract, you’re still going to spend around $200 for a flagship device from Apple, Samsung or any of the other major vendors, but there’s one easy way to counteract the bite out of your bank account: trade-ins. A week before the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus officially launched, we published an article about the best trade-in deals in order to help Apple fans get their new phones as cheaply as possible.

Now that September is over, let’s look at how the launch of the iPhone 6 affected the trade-in market. More →

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Verizon Unlimited Data Throttling

Verizon cancels plans to throttle subscribers with unlimited data

Verizon cancels plans to throttle subscribers with unlimited data

By about 5 hours ago.

Verizon Wireless on Wednesday announced that it is cancelling plans to throttle subscribers with grandfathered unlimited data plans. Back in July, the nation’s top carrier had said it would being slowing data speeds for the top 5% of data users in congested areas, and the new policy was set to go into effect on October 1st. According to a statement released on Wednesday afternoon — the same day throttling was set to begin — Verizon will no longer take any measures to limit data speeds. More →

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iOS 8 Bluetooth Connectivity Issues

The latest iOS 8 blunder: Bluetooth connectivity issues arise

The latest iOS 8 blunder: Bluetooth connectivity issues arise

By about 5 hours ago.

No one expected the latest version of iOS to be flawless, but the amount of bugs users are finding seem to just keep piling up. We’ve already seen an iCloud Drive bug crop up this that which could result in the deletion of all your iWork files and now some MacRumors forum-goers are reporting that their iOS 8 devices are no longer pairing with their Bluetooth car audio systems. More →

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Windows 10 Features: Cortana

Cortana is coming to Windows 10, but it’s not ready for the Technical Preview

Cortana is coming to Windows 10, but it’s not ready for the Technical Preview

By about 6 hours ago.

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled Windows 10 — not Windows 9, as users were expecting — and revealed various Windows 10 features, although not all of them. Microsoft focused on assuring existing Windows users that it understood their main concerns with Windows 8, and showed off various user interface changes that are supposed to offer both future desktop and tablet Windows 10 users a much better experience than Windows 8. More →

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Motorola Moto 360 Battery Boost

Confirmed: Motorola really has given the Moto 360 a huge battery life boost

Confirmed: Motorola really has given the Moto 360 a huge battery life boost

By about 6 hours ago.

After selling out earlier in September, Motorola Moto 360 fans had to wait a whole month before they would get another chance to buy one. But it was worth the wait;  it’s now confirmed that the Motorola Moto 360 has longer battery life thanks to a recent software update.

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Windows 10 Photos

This is what Windows 10 will look like on smartphones and the Xbox One

This is what Windows 10 will look like on smartphones and the Xbox One

By about 7 hours ago.

Microsoft on Tuesday gave the world a heartfelt apology for Windows 8 by unveiling Windows 10, which backs away from the “modern” interface users almost universally hated and moves toward an experience more akin to Windows 7. The new cross-device platform won’t ship until sometime next year so there’s still plenty we don’t know about it, and that includes details concerning exactly how it will work on Windows Phone devices and on Microsoft’s Xbox consoles.

While desktops, laptops and tablets were the focus of Microsoft’s presentation, the company did slip in a sneak peek of its new software running on other devices. More →

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BlackBerry Passport Vs. iPhone Android

BlackBerry fanboy rips into everyone for being too stupid to understand the Passport’s greatness

BlackBerry fanboy rips into everyone for being too stupid to understand the Passport’s greatness

By about 7 hours ago.

BlackBerry unveiled its new Passport flagship smartphone last week and media reaction so far has been decidedly mixed. In particular, many reviewers took issue with the Passport’s more square design and its boxy frame that they said made the device difficult to hold. BerryFlow’s Jubei Raziel isn’t hearing any of it, however, and he’s written a long tirade that rips into both the media and the average consumer for not being smart enough to comprehend the BlackBerry Passport’s true greatness. More →

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