Monday, February 20, 2017

T-Mobile Introduces Smartphone Leases with JUMP! On Demand

No matter what kind of fanboy you are (iOS or Android), chances are you’re the type of person who absolutely, positively needs the latest and greatest phone the moment it comes...

Taylor Swift, Indies and the Cost of Streaming — Thinking about Apple Music’s Recent...

Taylor Swift’s highly publicized tumblr post accomplished something that’s happened a few times in Apple’s history — she made the company change course. You’ve probably heard about the Tweet storm by Apple’s...

Apple Manufacturer Foxconn Looks to Open Shop in India

If you’re big into Apple products, you’ve seen this on pretty much everything you own: "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in China." But if Foxconn, one of Apple’s major manufacturing...

New iOS Developer Guidelines Point to Ad Blockers on Apple’s iPhones and iPads

Apple’s unveiled the possibility that ad blockers would be coming to mobile Safari, iOS’ browser, keeping with their WWDC keynote theme of advocating for consumer privacy. While ad-blockers are now fixtures on...

Cops and Local Governments Demand Privacy when it comes to Cell-Sniffing Stingrays, While Ignoring...

If you’re a stickler for online privacy, you know the trick isn’t to find a VPN or other privacy provider that won’t turn over their records to law enforcement — it’s...

Banks Trying to Muscle Apple out of Revenue from Mobile Payments, No fees for...

With changes in the fee structures banks have set up for tokenized services, banks have made those transactions — which are the security backbone of Apple Pay and Android Pay —...

Apple Stores Killing AT&T and Verizon iPhone Subsidies

If you’re a serial iPhone upgrader — and by that I mean you’re the type of person who lines up on the device’s launch day or you pre-order the moment the...

Apple Watch Heart Rate Monitoring Happens When it Happens, for Some Reason

Apple recently issued an update to the software running its latest shiny, mist-have item, the Apple Watch. The 1.0.1 update reportedly made Siri more usable on the wrist and tweaked a...

Google I/O Roundup: Google Photos, Android Pay, Android M and More

Google previewed what next year’s devices are going to bring at its annual developer get-together, Google I/O. Though the company's plate is full of projects like Chrome and the Chrome operating system,...

Traffic Alerts, Alternate Routes are Live on Google Maps

Despite purchasing Waze, Google hasn’t integrated traffic avoidance or warnings about potential road tie-ups into its official map app — until now. Google Maps now provides warnings about traffic and road conditions...