Tag Archive: Aims

LastPass aims to make two-factor authentication less annoying

Two-factor authentication is super secure, but incredibly annoying when you’re in a hurry. LastPass, one of the front-runners in password managers on desktop and mobile, might have the solution with a new mobile app that will simplify the login process to LastPass, which can then manage your many web accounts with ease. Instead of entering […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Wearables soar in Q2 2015 as Apple Watch aims for the top

Don’t believe the critics who tell you wearables will never take off, because they’re wrong. During the second quarter of 2015 alone, the wearables market grew a staggering 223.2 percent, according to the latest figures from IDC, and Apple Watch is working its way to the top to tackle Fitbit. Android Wear, on the other […][Read More…]

YouTube Gaming aims to take a bite out of Twitch’s streaming game

Gamers aren’t turning to magazines — or even websites — as much as they used to. These days, you’re more likely to find them on YouTube or Twitch to watch Let’s Play videos, Minecraft machinima, or streaming League of Legends…Read more ›

New app aims to cut through the cruise confusion

If you’ve ever tried to book a cruise through a portal like Cruise.com or — heaven forbid — via a cruise line’s website, you know that it can be an incredibly confusing and costly experience. The thing is, though, that…Read more ›

Watch Quest aims to be the first real game for Apple Watch

There have been some Apple Watch games announced — mostly simple affairs, like Nimblebit’s upcoming Letterpad — but nothing truly epic. WayForward Technologies, the veteran developer behind Ducktales Remasters, wants to change that. They’ve just announced that their latest adventure…Read more ›

Yahoo aims to kill passwords with on-demand codes

Passwords are easy to forget. They’re even easier to steal. So at the SXSW festival today, Yahoo unveiled its scheme to make permanent passwords as outdated as morse code. Yahoo announced that it’s rolling out ‘on-demand’ email passwords this year,…Read more ›

The Wankband aims to be the Apple Watch of masturbation

Every wearable maker out there right now is trying to figure out how they’re going to compete with the Apple Watch once it lands. Leave it to adult website Pornhub to actually figure it out: It’s just unveiled a tongue-in-cheek…Read more ›

Death to Stock aims to be a stock photo agency like no other

David Sherry and Allie Lehman are not out to kill anything. But when they named their growing photo agency Death to Stock, they were sending out a pretty strong signal. Not with malice towards this segment of the photo industry,…Read more ›

Apple aims much higher than Spotify with upcoming music service

Apple plans to launch a new streaming music service this spring, but music industry insiders say Apple isn’t trying to just compete with Spotify, it wants to become the music business. Tim Cook and Jimmy Iovine were two of the…Read more ›

Microsoft’s new wearable is just the start of its health-tracking aims

Reports about a Microsoft wearable device have been circulating for a while, and now the good folks from Redmond, WA have finally made it official: a Microsoft fitness band is here, and it works on both Android and iOS. Like…Read more ›