Tag Archive: Data


Apple objects to RadioShack data selloff

RadioShack’s bankruptcy proceedings have hit another interesting bump; Apple has joined the states of Texas and Tennessee in trying to prevent the liquidating company from selling off its customers’ data. The latest complaint is just one more obstacle to RadioShack’s… Read more ›

Android flaw lets hackers steal our fingerprint data

A security research firm has uncovered a flaw in Android that allows hackers to steal copies of our fingerprints from the Galaxy S5, and possibly other devices. Samsung says it is already investigating the issue, which will be demonstrated at… Read more ›

With the advent of Apple’s motion-coprocessor chip (currently the M8 in recent iOS devices), any apps that you download and grant permission to can use this data to enhance their offerings. This lets apps like RunKeeper, Carrot Fitness, and others… Read more ›

IBM has announced a new alliance with Apple (among other companies) to utilize its acclaimed Watson artificial intelligence system to provide personalized insights regarding health data. For those who don’t remember, Watson was the IBM A.I. which famously defeated two… Read more ›

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Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half… Read more ›

Let me save you a huge headache — don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half… Read more ›

Let me save you a huge headache – don’t set an EFI password on your Mac unless you have the original receipt for that machine. If you buy your Mac off Craigslist, like I did, and your daughter writes half… Read more ›

Apple acquires big data company to help improve iCloud

Rightly or wrongly, iCloud is one of Apple’s most regularly criticized products (speaking personally, I’ve never had any major problems with it, but I use Google’s rival service far more.) It seems that Apple is more than aware of the… Read more ›

It looks like that cheap cassette adaptor I bought for my first iPhone and that universal remote for all my TV gadgets at RadioShack in the last ten years may come back to haunt me. If you’re like me and… Read more ›