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Hacking the iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner

September 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Smart Phone

Don’t worry, it isn’t easy to defeat the new iPhone Fingerprint Scanner that Apple introduced with the 5s.  Since it only takes about an hour to hack a 4-digit passcode on an iPhone, why bother messing with the hours and detailed work you’d need to hack the Fingerprint Scanner. On second thought, since half of […]

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Cut Back on iOS 7’s Thirst For Battery

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · iPhone

If you’re upgrading your current device to iOS 7, you will see a noticeable decrease in battery life. If you’re looking to avoid dead batteries, here are a few settings you can tweak to keep iOS 7 from sucking your iPhone’s life. iOS 7 lets certain apps refresh even when you’re not using them, which […]

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Another Apple Maps Failure

September 25th, 2013 · No Comments · GPS

Fairbanks International Airport told a local newspaper that in the past three weeks two motorists had driven along the taxiway and across one of its runways. Apple‘s app had directed users along the taxiway but did not specifically tell them to drive onto the runway. The airport said it had first complained to the phone-maker three […]

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Apple Release New iMac With No Fanfare

September 24th, 2013 · No Comments · Apple

New iMacs are available today via Apple’s online store.  These are the fastest iMacs ever, and use Intel’s latest 4th generate quad-core processors, the fastest WiFi ever as well as high-speed PCIe flash storage.  I want one Processor: quad-core Intel Core i5 processors up to 3.4 GHz, optional quad-core Intel Core i7 processors up to […]

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iOS 7’s iTunes Radio a Huge Challenge for Pandora

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Audio, Music

Pandora named former Microsoft executive Brian McAndrews as their new CEO today, just as Apple is launched their competing iTunes Radio service today. And since iTunes Radio will be built into iTunes, the service will be in the hands of practically every one of those users come September 18th. Pandora has been gathering info since […]

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