Google started rolling out voice search functionally for Chrome on the desktop earlier today, and now the company has revealed that the same feature is headed to iOS. Chrome for iOS will be receiving voice search in the App Store in the next few days.
You can now speak your searches into the omnibox. Touch the microphone, say your search query aloud and see your results (in some [Read More...]
FileVault is an amazing disk level encryption feature that comes with Mac OS X. When it has been enabled, it encrypts everything, all disk contents, and actively encrypts and decrypts data on the fly, meaning any newly created data or document will instantly be encrypted as well. It’s fast and incredibly secure, using XTS-AES 128 encryption to keep things far out of the reaches of prying [Read More...]
Along with an update for its Mac app, Twitter announced today that it is introducing a new security feature to protect accounts against hackings. Twitter’s new two-factor authentification feature should help reduce the number of hacked accounts that have plagued the service recently.
To set up the new two-factor authentification feature on your account, log in and go to your Account Settings page. From there you can choose to require a verification [Read More...]
Rdio just updated its music streaming app for iOS today to version 2.2. The new update includes a new ‘Find People’ feature that makes it easier for users to find their friends as well as providing recommendations of other artists to follow.
Also included in the update are some UI improvements, most noticeably to the menu on the left side of the app. The app comes with a new Labels feature [Read More...]
Penguin announced this morning that the company has reached an agreement with the US State Attorneys General to pay $ 75 million as a settlement for the eBook price fixing claims that have been launched against Apple’s iBookstore.
US authorities have called Apple out for collusion with electronic book publishers, saying that the Cupertino-based company conspired with publishers to raise eBook prices when negotiating iBooks by playing them all against each other [Read More...]
Holograms are supposedly going to be the future of artistic performance. First there was the Tupac hologram at Coachella, and now Eazy-E and Ol’ Dirty Bastard are making a hologram comeback too.
Tim Cook had to endure a barrage of silly questions at yesterday’s Senate hearing, but the most most absurd and tasteless came from none other than TMZ who was dying to know if Steve Jobs will make an appearance as [Read More...]
This is interesting: along with their new redesign, in Germany, Apple has made it possible to pay for products ordered from their online store using PayPal.
In Germany, it is very rare for consumers to have credit cards, or even for brick-and-mortar businesses to take credit card orders. Allowing German consumers to pay for purchases with PayPal may make the Apple online store more accessible to them, [Read More...]
Everyone knows Aspyr Media for their numerous Mac ports of classic PC games like, for example, Bioware’s incredible Star Wars RPG, Knights Of The Old Republic. Now it looks like Aspyr could be bringing KOTOR to the iPad.
There’s not a lot to go by, but Aspyr recently sent off an email to customers in which they accidentally included this line:
The critically-acclaimed Star Wars RPG is now available on iPad.
The Apple online store went down for just over four hours earlier today, and it came back with Apple’s new Father’s Day promotion and a fewÂ noticeableÂ design changes.
The Cupertino company is again heavily promoting the iPad and the iPad mini, but the iPhone 5 also gets a lot of room on the store’s homepage.
Previously, the Apple online store had navigation menus down both the left and right sides, which let visitors [Read More...]
Here’s something for you: a bendable but still rigid Lightning-to-USB cable that can function not just as a charging and sync cable for your iPhone, but also as a make-shift stand, propping up your device on a coffee table, desk or even when it’s in a wall charger. $ 19.95. None too shabby.