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How to get the Google Maps web app to run fullscreen with the old icon on iOS 6

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I’ve been lucky enough to have generally decent experiences with Apple’s new Maps app. I’ve had my share of quirks, but the data is definitely ‘right enough’ in my areas for me to use it as my primary mapping tool. But, every once in a while, I still find myself...
How to get the Google Maps web app to run fullscreen with the old icon on iOS 6

Hack reveals Apple, Amazon's gaping security flaws

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Wired writer Mat Honan got hacked over the weekend, and lost almost everything. His MacBook, iPad, and iPhone were all linked to Apple’s iCloud, and the hackers used that service to wipe everything on all three devices, including all the photos he’d taken of his one-year-old daughter. They also...
Hack reveals Apple, Amazon's gaping security flaws

Now There's Another Bug That Lets People Hack Into Your iPhone (AAPL)

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Although Apple released an iPhone software update this week that fixed a bug that allowed people to access your locked device without a passcode, another similar vulnerability has been discovered.  In a video posted to YouTube, a user shows the latest update to iOS still lets you gain access to...
Now There's Another Bug That Lets People Hack Into Your iPhone (AAPL)

5-Year-Old Kid Spends $2,500 On iPad Apps In 10 Minutes

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How to ensure that your child does not run up unexpected bills while playing games on your Apple or Android device. A five-year-old boy has run up a £1,700 ($2,550) bill in just ten minutes while playing on his parents' iPad. Danny Kitchen asked for the passcode for the device so that...
5-Year-Old Kid Spends $2,500 On iPad Apps In 10 Minutes

Ice-type attacks give enemies access to your Android phone's data

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Researchers put a Galaxy Nexus on ice to demonstrate how low temperatures give access to data in the phone's memory. Erlangen University An Android phone’s passcode or pattern lock screen may be no match for a freezer, according to new research from scientists at Erlangen University in Germany released...
Ice-type attacks give enemies access to your Android phone's data
iOS 6.1.2 to Address Exchange and Passcode Bugs Reportedly Coming Early Next Week

Tempo's smart calendar app adds support for 20 providers to its single-touch conference call feature

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Smart calendar app Tempo has updated its iOS app to make it easier to manage conference calls. With this release, the app now supports 20 call providers, including GoToMeeting, WebEx, and UberConference, enabling users to dial in using its one-touch feature. Being able to manage meetings while on the go...
Tempo's smart calendar app adds support for 20 providers to its single-touch conference call feature

Apple's Next iPhone Might Be Unlockable By The Owner's Fingerprint

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The end of the smartphone passcode could be at hand, if technology companies have their way. Apple is said to be planning to introduce an iPhone that can be unlocked by the owner's fingerprint, while other manufacturers are thought to be experimenting with iris scanning and voice recognition. Speculation about...
Apple's Next iPhone Might Be Unlockable By The Owner's Fingerprint

Staged cyber schemes may help shore up 'weakest link'

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Your PC is locked down with a strong, complex password when not in use, and your mobile devices are secured with a passcode. You have a cross-device security tool in place on your PCs and mobile devices to block unwanted traffic, prevent compromise from malware attacks, and protect your...
Staged cyber schemes may help shore up 'weakest link'
iOS 5.0.1 bug lets users to bypass passcode and access iPhone contacts [video]
Five-year-old runs up $2,500 in-app purchase tab with Apple

Brother HL-6180DW review: good capacity, cheap toner, solid printing

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The $300 (as of October 2, 2012) Brother HL-6180DW monochrome laser printer makes up for its middling speed with good-quality output and inexpensive toner. Indeed, it's easily one of the most economical-to-operate printers on the market--assuming that you use the higher-yield toner cartridges. Installing the HL-6180DW is easy, but...
Brother HL-6180DW review: good capacity, cheap toner, solid printing
Smartphone forensics software lets law enforcement crack your phone's PIN in minutes

The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

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Anyone who’s ever read an electronic book on an Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader or Barnes & Noble NOOK has seen the marvelous technology from Taiwan-US company E Ink Corporation from up close. At this week’s Media Evolution conference in Malmö, Sweden, I had the pleasure to meet and talk at...
The future of E Ink: An enlightening chat with CMO Sriram Peruvemba (video)

Former Apple Human Interface Developer Speculates on Future 'iWatch'

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Former Apple employee and human interface developer Bruze Tognazzini published a blog post earlier this week listing his thoughts on the iWatch, a potential Apple product that made headlines late in 2012. The Pebble Smartwatch Tognazzini's post encompasses a wide range of ideas on the design and functionality of the...
Former Apple Human Interface Developer Speculates on Future 'iWatch'

Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft

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Microsoft has been pretty quiet on the acquisition front since its $1.2 buy of Yammer in July. But this week the software giant picked up a small, 11-year-old company Overland Park, Kansas company called PhoneFactor. PhoneFactor, with fewer than 50 employees, specializes in what’s dubbed “multi-factor authentication.” Essentially, it creates a...
Microsoft buys PhoneFactor to protect users from password theft
Uber Conference Aims To Fix Crappy Conference Calls

Goodbye, checkout lines: QThru launches app to make shopping easier

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QThru puts a new spin on the self-checkout kiosks at grocery stores and today the Seattle startup launched its mobile app. Available on both iOS and Android, the app is a mobile shopping platform that is intended to make in-store shopping more convenient by allowing people to shop, scan, get deals, and...
Goodbye, checkout lines: QThru launches app to make shopping easier
iOS 5.0.1 bug bypasses security passcode to provide access to contacts and phone app

5 ways to thwart Apple pickers and Android thieves

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This is a guest post by Stephen Ebbett If you have a new iPhone 5, Android smartphone or other mobile device, watch out — you may be targeted by electronic device thieves. It’s a growing problem: The FCC reports that 30 to 40 percent of robberies in several major U.S....
5 ways to thwart Apple pickers and Android thieves

iPhone hack can bypass password

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Apple is working on fixing bugs that involve the lock-screen passcode and exchange accounts, and the Tamagotchi is reborn in app form. [Read more]...
iPhone hack can bypass password

Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

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One of the most interesting areas in consumer tech right now is personal assistant mobile apps — smart calendars like Tempo, smart address books like Addappt, and smart everythings like Google Now. Easilydo doesn’t necessarily replace an existing app, but it’s kind of like a smart proactive to-do list for...
Easilydo Smart Assistant App Opens Up Platform

Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 with lock screen bug fix

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Apple on Thursday pushed out to developers a new beta build of its iOS mobile operating system designed to address a bug that can allow users to get past an iPhone lock screen even when a secure passcode is enabled....
Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 with lock screen bug fix

PIPA Touch hits Indiegogo to bring biometric security to your smartphone but also the Web

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Biometric security has been employed in computers for a number of years, but until recently the sheer mention it being used in a smartphone may have brought funny looks. However, with Apple seemingly poised to couple biometric scanners with NFC following its $356 million acquisition of Authentec, that may all...
PIPA Touch hits Indiegogo to bring biometric security to your smartphone but also the Web

This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

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Wherein tiny digits cost a U.K. family big, big bucks. A 5-year-old child in the U.K. astonished and dismayed his parents after running up a bill of £1,710.43 (over $2,500) in just five minutes by making a sequence of expensive in-app purchases in an otherwise free iPad game. He...
This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree
Apple will reportedly unlock your iPhone for police, but there's a wait list

You can get into QwoteBook at http://www.qwotebook.com with the passcode of "louisgray". Story here: http://goo.gl/fb/eLi3 /cc @ qwotebook

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You can get into QwoteBook at http://www.qwotebook.com with the passcode of "louisgray". Story here: http://goo.gl/fb/eLi3 /cc @ qwotebook
Apple talks about securing iOS devices in rare Black Hat appearance
Visa launches over-the-air provisioning of payment data for NFC phones

CBS affiliates see Twitter accounts hijacked; Password security in focus

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Two-factor authentication is in the spotlight again after the Twitter accounts for three CBS brands -- 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and a Denver news affiliate -- were hijacked and later suspended this weekend. The episodes add to a long list of media outlets and big companies that have been...
CBS affiliates see Twitter accounts hijacked; Password security in focus
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