Tagged: Smart Phone

Google’s “Project Fi” Wireless Smartphone Service Offers Data At $10/GB, Will Credit You For Unused Data

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As expected, Google has finally announced the details of its wireless smartphone service that will, at least at first, piggyback on the networks of Sprint and T-Mobile.
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Google releases, new security tools to help improve online security

Management of one’s personal devices, applications and security settings for everyone in a large organization can become an overwhelming task and time consuming.  Google has released something that can make IT manager’s  breath a bit easier.  Their announcement today of a new set of security tools to help Google Apps users take back control of their security online.

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Legal Ruling Suspects Fingerprint may be used to UNLOCK his mobile device.

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A Virginia Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Fifth Amendment does not protect one’s fingerprint to unlock a device.  However it does protect passcodes.

Getting to the Bottom with the Latest Round of Issues with iOS 8.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s release of the iOS 8.0.1 software update, cut off user’s ability to make calls via iPhones.  Creating yet another major blow up in the saga of the iOS 8 roll out.  This issue appears to have a link to another that’s still fresh in people’s minds: the 2012 introduction of a new maps program.
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Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 fixing issues with with Cellular and Touch ID in 8.0.1

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Apple’s update iOS 8.0.2 has now been placed on servers to address the issues discovered in yesterday’s 8.0.1 update on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The new release includes all of the HealthKit and keyboard fixes, among others, as well as the ability to actually make phone calls and connect to a cellular data network.   (more…)

Update: Apple Family Sharing is Broken and Uncaring

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In what appears to be another got ya, in what can only be described as a rough release for Apple with it’s iOS 8 release.  That has certainly  seen several issues. The companies new Family Sharing has a BUG in it that Agents are being told was a security feature intended to keep folk from moving between Shares.  This BUG locks a person out of joining any family shares after they have set one up.
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Facebook Is Working On Another App That Nobody Will Use Called ‘Moments’

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It looks like Facebook is experimenting with a new app that’s codenamed “Moments.”

The app will center on sharing things that might be too private for the wide-open audience of your Facebook Newsfeed, according to a report from TechCrunch.   (more…)