Tag Archive: Data


iOS-friendly flash drive makes sharing data simple [Reviews]

Lust List: Xtra Drive by Naztech We’ve all been using flash drives on our Macs for ages, ever since Apple dropped the disk drives from its computer lineup. iPhones and iPads don’t have a USB port, so it’s hard to use the same external thumb drives on the go. The new Xtra Drive from Naztech […]

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A one-two punch of data cleanup and backup [Deals]

The small profile of the iPhone, iPad and iPod holds a ton of data, and it can get cramped in there. iMyfone makes a pair of products that are unparalleled in their ability to dig deep into the confines of iOS devices, clean out needless data, organize what’s there, and protect what you need to […]

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Apple’s ‘privacy czars’ stop devs from getting their hands on your data

Are you a third-party dev, advertiser, or Apple employee hoping to use targeted ads or personalized recommenders based on Apple customer data? There’s an app for that. Good luck with that! That’s according to a new report, which states that Apple has an internal committee consisting of three expert “privacy czars,” who have have to sign […]

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See How Much Data a FaceTime Call Uses on iPhone

FaceTime is the lovely video chat service that is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac OS X, and while it’s a lot of fun to use and helps keep people in touch, something to keep in mind is that FaceTime can use quite a bit of data as it’s essentially streaming and uploading … Read More

Verizon will test free “sponsored” data soon

Verizon is planning to bring free sponsored data to the masses according to a scoop from Re/code which found out the testimg phase is just days away. In an interview with the site, Verizon VP Marni Walden revealed the network is working with a few partners during the testing phase and intends to make the […]

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Data is everything, now learn to master it as a developer [Deals]

Understanding and working with data is key to how organizations large and small make and measure their impact. Mastering data can give you new insights and make you an invaluable asset to any team. If you’re intimidated by the thought of big numbers and spreadsheets, this massively discounted collection of lessons will give you the solid […]

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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 […]

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AT&T’s ‘unlimited’ iPhone data is about to get more expensive

If you’re one of the lucky sods who is still grandfathered into an AT&T unlimited data plan, you’re about to pay a little bit more for it. AT&T announced yesterday that it will be hiking the price of a grandfathered unlimited data plan by $ 5 a month. It will now cost $ 35 a month for […]

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Streamlined bike computer captures all the data you need

Lust List: Super GPS bicycle computer by Lezyne It seems silly to call something with so much technology packed into it “simple,” but this is the word I keep coming back to when describing Lezyne’s new bicycle computers. They are simple. They are also powerful and sleek — and they just might be the perfect […]

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Apple Maps cozies up to Foursquare for business data

Foursquare is now contributing “business listings data” to Apple Maps. Since the launch of Maps, Apple vowed to collect data from multiple sources to improve the service over time, and is living up to that promise with this new addition. It turns out that Apple has actually been collecting data from Foursquare for almost a […]

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