Tag Archive: After


Teen killed after using app to track lost smartphone

There are plenty of great stories about people using the Find my iPhone feature to track down and reclaim stolen iOS devices. However, a story which emerged this week shows the tragic flipside of that phenomenon. 18-year-old Brampton, Ontario native… Read more ›

Apple issued its first Apple Watch software update this week, adding new emojis, fixes for Siri and more. Unfortunately, hidden among the positives is one fairly big negative: Multiple users are complaining that the 1.0.1 update stops the device’s much-touted heart rate… Read more ›

Google suspends Map Maker service after peeing prank

Android lovers couldn’t have been more excited to see the Android bot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps last month, but Google was far from pleased with the coverage. The company has now suspended the Map Maker service that… Read more ›

12 biggest surprises after a week with Apple Watch

Far from being a superfluous device strictly for hard-core Apple fans, the Apple Watch is a surprisingly delightful and useful device. Now that we’ve spent enough time with the latest gadget from the mothership, we’re noticing quite a few sweet… Read more ›

Apple is known for placing its fair share of Easter Eggs into iOS and OS X, but this is the collest one we’ve seen in a while. You know the new Voice Memos icon Apple introduced in iOS 7 Beta… Read more ›

Serious OS X vulnerability isn’t fixed after all

A significant security flaw affecting OS X Yosemite, known as Rootpipe, hasn’t been fixed as previously thought, according to a former NSA staffer. The flaw is said to have existed since 2011, and allows for an attacker to gain full control of… Read more ›

For nerds of all stripe, this Sunday night will be an imploding black hole of greatness, with the Season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, and, right after that, the Season 2 debut of our favorite tech-themed dramedy, Silicon Valley.… Read more ›

15 percent of Samsung’s management left the company late last year following its dismal smartphone sales, according to a new report from Korea-based news outlet Yonhap News. The tech giant had 1,219 management staff on its books as of 2014’s… Read more ›

15 percent of Samsung’s management left the company late last year following its dismal smartphone sales, according to a new report from Korea-based news outlet Yonhap News. The tech giant had 1,219 management staff on its books as of 2014’s… Read more ›

Apple’s special gold isn’t so special after all

All week, it’s been reported that Apple is using a “new gold” in the gold Apple Watch Edition. According to Bloomberg, Slate, Gizmodo and many others, Apple has patented a new process to create a “metal matrix composite” by mixing gold… Read more ›