Tagged: iOS

Disable Google’s Location History settings

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I’ll admit I’m pretty good about protecting my privacy as well as I’m a large fan of Google.  This one however slipped under my radar and I was rather alarmed by the amount of data my smartphone had given Google on my Travels.  No the Map above is NOT my travels, however it just may as well have been.

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Fix: Apple OS X 10.10 Beta 3, FaceTime/Continuity Mic not working.

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Updated: Changed the Terminal command to reflect “sudo killall coreaudiod”
Apples recent announcement of features in iOS 8 that will bring the iOS and the upcoming Mac OS X 10.10 release even closer together has not been without some bumps in the road.  We have all seen some of the previous news regarding those.   (more…)

Forbes: Reporting No iPhone 6 till September, and why.

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Because Apple sells more than 150 million iPhones a year with a sprawling network of suppliers making components, its ability to maintain such a wide cone of silence has become near-impossible. Apple has been mum but it appears  that the upcoming iPhone will switch to sapphire screen coating instead of the thin Corning Gorilla Glass that has been there since 2007. And how do we know this is happening? Last November, Apple paid $578 million to GT Advanced Technologies in Arizona to help it produce lots and lots of sapphire, used commonly in high-end watches because it’s so durable and scratch resistant. But what wasn’t yet clear was whether that meant Apple would be taking the big step of covering the whole iPhone screen with it.  (more…)