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Citizen app

This crazy iPhone app will pay you $250/day to livestream crime scenes

July 26th, 2021

The Citizen app is raising eyebrows again. A few months ago, this neighborhood watch-style crime alert app made headlines for a test it was running. It involved sending its own on-demand private security vehicles to “patrol” various neighborhoods. Sort of an extension of the local police department, if you will. That news, however, coupled with …

App police

Someone made an app that wipes your phone if police try to crack it

May 12th, 2021

In many modern criminal cases, the defendant’s phone is often the first thing that the police will turn to in order to find evidence to corroborate their case. This has sparked major controversies in recent years, perhaps most notably when Apple refused to unlock the phone of the San Bernardino shooter, but as Apple noted …

Deepfake app

Deepfakes are getting really weird now

March 15th, 2021

It was something like a week ago when the Internet practically melted down over the disturbingly lifelike deepfakes of Tom Cruise that have been all over TikTok and other social media services. Now here we are, mere days removed, with yet another creator — in this case, an app, instead of a TikToker — showing …

Flipboard app

Flipboard just became even more of a must-have app for news junkies

June 22nd, 2020

The latest Flipboard app update has made the news aggregation service so much more useful, especially for getting packages of content that catch you up quickly on things like Apple’s big WWDC 2020 event today. Flipboard’s new Storyboard tool is meant to collect packages of finite content into one place. Unlike Flipboard’s magazines, this tool …

Amazon Alexa app, recordings, how to delete

How to delete everything Alexa ever recorded in your house

May 29th, 2018

A story last week revealed something that should have been obvious from the very moment that Amazon released the first Echo: Putting a cloud-connected always-recording microphone in your home doesn’t come without risks. Namely, that the speaker might malfunction, record private conversations you’re having with your partner, and then send them to someone hundreds of …

Beats Balmain Special Edition: Kylie Jenner

Somehow, Kylie Jenner made Beats worse

July 19th, 2017

While not as audibly terrinble as they used to be, Beats headphones are still the opposite of understated refinement. The brand is all about ostentatious consumption, so it actually makes perfect sense that Beats, Kylie Jenner, and a French fasion house are teaming up to produce the worst special edition of the year.