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How to clear cache on Android

September 6th, 2022

Caches are bits of files and data that apps save on your phone for speedy performance. So the next time you open the app, the cached data is preloaded instead of re-downloading it. But the problem with cached data is that it accumulates over time. And when cache data accumulates, your phone gets slower. Also, …

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How to clear cache on iPhone, and why you should do it

July 28th, 2022

Your iPhone’s cache is a reserved temporary storage where recent or frequently used data are stored. The cache collects lots of website data as junk files and piles them up as you browse through your iPhone. This stored data help websites and apps on your phone load faster. This guide will show you step-by-step methods …

New PlayLater service lets you DVR online videos

June 29th, 2011

The firm behind PlayOn, the popular online video streaming service, announced its new PlayLater service. PlayLater allows users to record streaming video from nearly any website — including popular cable programs such shows from TBS, CBS, Adult Swim, and more — for watching at a later time. Its offline cachine features means you can store …

Best Buy takes on Apple, Amazon with new cloud music service

June 22nd, 2011

Best Buy announced “Music Cloud” on Wednesday, a new service that will compete directly with other cloud-based music services from Apple, Amazon, and Google. Best Buy Music Cloud is powered by Play Anywhere and, after a quick sign-up process, users can download the application to their Mac or PC, as well as to an iPhone, …

Apple sued again for collecting location data

May 12th, 2011

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple, Pandora, and The Weather Channel in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico that alleges Apple “intentionally [intercepts] personally identifying information.” The plaintiff, Lymaris M. Rivera Diaz, is charging Apple with unfair trade practices, abuse and fraud, and he believes that Apple shares the iPhone’s unique ID, as …

Apple and Google grilled by Senate on collecting location data

May 11th, 2011

Google and Apple testified before the Senate on Tuesday, where both firms were grilled on collecting location information from mobile phones. During the hearing, Senator Al Franken was particularly vocal on the issue. “My wireless companies, Apple and Google, and my apps, all get my location or something very close to it,” Senator Franken said. …

Apple exec to Senate: ‘Apple does not track users’ locations’

May 10th, 2011

While testifying before the U.S. Congress today, Apple’s vice president of software technology, Bud Tribble, tried to clarify concerns that Apple had been tracking owners of its iPhone and iPad Wi-Fi + 3G. Apple has said in the past that it does not track its users and it also recently issued iOS 4.3.3, which reduces and encrypts …

Apple to fix location tracking bug in iOS 4.3.3; due out soon

May 2nd, 2011

One of our Apple sources has just informed us that Apple isn’t wasting anytime fixing the infamous location tracking issue in the iPhone and other iOS devices — it’s going to be addressed in an update within the next two weeks, possibly sooner, in iOS version 4.3.3. We’ve been sent the OS and while we …