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Alarming Study Offers Warning For iPhone, Mac Users: Hidden Privacy Dangers Found Lurking In Apple’s Default Apps

ESPOO, Finland — When you first unbox your shiny new iPhone or MacBook, you’re likely eager to dive in and start exploring all the exciting features. However, a startling new study by researchers Amel Bourdoucen and Janne Lindqvist from Aalto University in Finland uncovers some disturbing truths about the privacy implications of Apple’s pre-installed default apps. Their findings, based on a rigorous ...

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Tweak these settings for better-sounding phone calls

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › You’ve probably had to ask  “Can you hear me?” more than once while on a phone call. One of the most vexing frustrations of the modern age is that, despite the rapidly evolving technological landscape, we still have a hard time ...

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Your checklist for maximum smartphone security

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › Everyone wants the data on their phone to stay private, and Android and iOS come with a variety of security features that will prevent other people from sneaking a peek. If you suspect someone is snooping on you, there are some ...

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How To: Dropbox Link / Unlink Devices

Do you use Dropbox for online cloud storage? If you do, then you probably access your Dropbox from your phone, PC, laptop, tablet, among many other devices. Today’s post will go over how to check what devices are linked to your Dropbox account. This is especially important for those who use the free version of Dropbox. How To: Dropbox Link / Unlink ...

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The best sat nav apps for iPhone

The best sat nav apps for iPhone: Apple Maps Free with a new iPhone or iPad When it launched back in 2012 to replace Google Maps as the default mapping app on iOS, Apple Maps was met with sceptical hesitation from users. Skip past people supposedly driving into lakes and ravines after listening to Maps (not the app’s fault) to ...

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How to Organize Apps on Your iPad

Apple owns the trademark to “there’s an app for that” for good reason: there seems to be an app for almost everything. Unfortunately, there isn’t an app for organizing all of the apps you download from the App Store, and if you love to take advantage of every download-for-free promotion that comes your way, you will quickly find the need ...

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3 Apps to Help You Find Fun Things to Do

One of the greatest ironies about our present-day social landscape, is that while it seems like there’s always something going on, actually finding it can be somewhat challenging. Of course, with the rise in usage of social media platforms like Facebook, there’s plenty of ways to find fun things to do when you’re bored or want to engage with some ...

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CIOS ASSESS HOW APPLE AND GOOGLE APPROACH ENTERPRISE APPS

Apple and Google both try to woo enterprise customers with unique strategies for business app development that mirror their respective visions. And as might be expected, each company elevates its strengths in enterprise and downplays points of weakness, according to IT leaders who spoke to CIO.com. Google cultivates a large group of partners to help organizations integrate Google apps with ...

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iOS 9 and Bushel Bring Apps To Devices

An Apple ID is an account that users of any Apple device can use to access content on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac. This content includes iBooks from the iBook Store, apps from the Mac and iOS App Stores, and media from iTunes. Traditionally, each user should have their own Apple ID. This works great in home environments, and can ...

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Apple using private SDK from China to gather user data

  An advertising SDK from China hides some intent until run-time, allowing iOS apps to collect user data. Apple is already looking to plug the hole in its walled garden. At least 250 iOS apps have been discovered to collect personal data and the developers who programmed them may not even know. While updating its Searchlight platform for developers over ...

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