Tag Archive: Data


The latest versions of Chrome for iOS offer an optional data compression feature that uses Google servers to further compress web pages visited before accessing them from your iPhone or iPad. Put simply, toggling this setting can help to reduce your cellular data consumption when browsing the web within the Chrome app for iOS, and … Read More

Apple’s already “big-ass” North Carolina data center is about to get even bigger. Based on an erosion permit filed with Catawba County on Wednesday, Apple is looking to build an additional structure onto the side of its existing already enormous… Read more ›     

This poor soul on the Apple discussion forums has just lost his iPhone, in Bangladesh of all places. He’s asking how to block the thieves from accessing his personal data. Unfortunately for him, he didn’t have Find My Phone enabled… Read more ›     

Macminicolo has been around for nine years, plugging Mac Minis into its data center and letting you use them as your own. Thy can work as servers, or just as 24/7 automation machines. Now, the folks at Macminicolo have launched… Read more ›     

Facebook recently began to auto-play videos that are contained within the news feed of the Facebook app for iOS (and presumably Android). Though the videos play without sound, that auto-play behavior can still greatly increase the iPhones cellular data usage due to the large size of video files as they are streamed to the device. … Read More

OS X now has the ability to easily view and manage which applications can access a users location data. This is a new feature with OS X Mavericks, and Mac users who also have iOS devices should find the initial indicator to be a familiar arrow icon that resides alongside other status bar icons and symbols. The location indicator arrow appears in the menubar of OS X when an app is attempting to use location services, this provides the first  [Read More...]

DeGeo Strips Location Data From iOS Photos

  DeGeo is an app that removes the location data from your photos before sharing them, while leaving non-location metadata intact. As someone who switches off the location option in Instagram whenever I’m at my home or a friend’s home,… Read more ›     

When Apple bought Twitter analytics company Topsy for over $ 200 million earlier this week, many commenters were taking aback. How does Twitter analytics of all things fit into Apple’s general acquisition strategy? Although they broke the story, it looks like… Read more ›     

When Apple bought Twitter analytics company Topsy for over $ 200 million earlier this week, many commenters were taking aback. How does Twitter analytics of all things fit into Apple’s general acquisition strategy? Although they broke the story, it looks like… Read more ›     

There are tons of mobile hotspots out there, but Karma has done something groundbreaking with The Karma WiFi Hotspot. With this device, you can now put WiFi in your pocket and stay connected with a lightning-fast 4G connection, anywhere you… Read more ›