Tag Archive: Breaks


Google breaks promise to not collect student data

Google has been accused of breaking its student privacy pledge by collecting data and browsing habits from Chromebooks used in schools and Google Apps for Education. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has called upon the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Google’s conduct, and to prevent it from using the data it has collected so far. “Despite publicly […]

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

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iOS 9 breaks records with 50% adoption in just 5 days

iOS 9 has only been out since last Wednesday, but already it’s smashing records — being named the fastest case of iOS adoption in history, with more than 50 percent of devices already using iOS 9.2. “iOS 9 is also off to an amazing start, on pace to be downloaded by more users than any […]

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

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Crazy iPhone 8 concept will cost you twice as much when it breaks

The iPhone 6s is on the way, but that’s not going to stop forward-looking Apple watchers from speculating about future phones — like, say, 2018’s iPhone 8. Alongside regularly-demanded features like wireless charging, designer Jermaine Smit has come up with…

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Fire breaks out at Apple’s Arizona command center

A fire of unknown origin broke out today in Apple’s command center in Mesa, Arizona. Local firefighters responded at around 11:30 Tuesday morning to the structure, which formerly held sapphire glass supplier GT Advanced Technologies. A Mesa fire spokesperson said…

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Google’s dirt-cheap cellphone network breaks all the rules

Google took the wraps off its new wireless network called Project Fi today, revealing that it will sell basic plans with talk, text, Wi-Fi, tethering and international coverage for just $ 20 a month. Rather than building out its own infrastructure…

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1Password breaks free into the real world with the Apple Watch

Today, 1Password developer AgileBits announced that their popular iOS password management app, 1Password, has been updated to the Apple Watch. But 1Password could even be cooler in the updates that follow. 1Password for both OS X and iOS are already…

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Thumbs down: iOS update breaks Touch ID for some

Apple dropped its third major update for iOS 8 yesterday, and among its racially diverse emoji, two-factor authentication for Google and new Siri languages was another altogether-more-unwelcome addition: a fault that is stopping Touch ID from working for many users.…

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Snow joke: Daredevil breaks downhill mountain bike speed record

There are those who ride mountain bikes and then there is Eric Barone. He rides his mountain bike down actual mountains. Apparently, the faster the better. The French daredevil known as the Red Baron recently rode a specially groomed speed…

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iOS 8.0.1 update fixes HealthKit but breaks TouchID and cellular connectivity

Update: iOS 8.0.1. users are reporting problems with Touch ID and cellular connectivity after installing. Wait before taking the plunge. If you’ve already installed iOS 8.0.1, here’s how to downgrade to iOS 8. Apple has begun rolling out a new iOS…

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Type Line Breaks & Enter a New Line in Messages for iOS

Most iPhone users spend a lot of time typing in Messages, the text messaging app native to iOS that sends iMessages between yourself and others. While the basic functionality is pretty straightforward, what’s perhaps a little less obvious is how to enter onto a new line when typing an iMessage without actually sending the message, … Read More