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How to Use Find My Friends on a Mac

Find My Friends is available as a widget on the Mac within Notification Center, allowing users to see a list and location of their friends and family who have chosen to share their location with them. This has many practical applications, but parents, close friends, and partners will likely find it to be most useful. … Read More

Texting behind the wheel? N.Y. cops may have the tech to find out

Cellebrite, the Israeli tech firm which helped the FBI hack the iPhone 5c at the heart of the San Bernardino shooting case, is reportedly working on a “textalyzer” device that will allow authorities to find out whether a person as unlawfully driving while using their smartphone. The device would initially be used in New York, where proposed legislation may let law enforcement […]

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TrackR’s new app can find lost iOS devices even without GPS

Finding your iPad or iPhone is about to get a whole lot easier, even under the worst circumstances, thanks to a new app from TrackR that can locate your lost iOS devices regardless of whether or not its connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data. The new free app called TrackR tablet, runs on both iPhone […]

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Researchers find gaping hole in Apple’s iMessage encryption

Encryption researchers at John Hopkins University have found a serious flaw in the encryption of Apple’s iMessage platform that shatters the FBI’s stance that encryption on devices like the iPhone is unhackable. The group of researchers discovered a bug that would allow attackers to decrypt pictures and video sent over iMessage. The flaw wouldn’t help […]

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How to find your lost iPhone with Tile

Chances are, you’ve lost your iPhone a time or two, even in your own home. I’ve found myself stalking around the living room, kitchen, and even bathroom trying to remember just where I left that darn iOS device. Tile, the popular “find your stuff” tracker, has a trick you can use to find your lost […]

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How to find your lost sidebars in OS X

I’ve gotten so used to the sidebar in OS X that I’m at a loss when it disappears on me when using my Mac. If you’re the same way, here’s how to find it again, in both the Finder and in any Open or Save dialog boxes. In the Finder When you’re looking for the […]

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How to find hidden gems streaming on Netflix

Bruce Springsteen once lamented that there were “57 Channels (And Nothin’ On),” and it’s only gotten worse. How do you find something good to watch in an era where Amazon, iTunes, HBO/Showtime, and a ton of network-specific apps and online sites threaten to overwhelm your screens, big and small? It’s not as easy as you’d […]

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Pro Tip: Quick way to find stores that take Apple Pay

Apple Pay is showing up in more places these days, but if you live in a town like mine, it can be hard to know exactly where those places are. Want to know whether that hip restaurant down the street or your local pharmacy supports Apple Pay before you get there? Here’s a super easy […]

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Find my iPhone hunt ends with family being assaulted

There’s no doubting that Apple’s “Find my iPhone” feature can be pretty useful at times. But a recent story highlights the feature’s potential dark side — as a family was attacked after a group of people knocked on their door, erroneously claiming their lost handset was inside the family’s home. The incident took place in […]

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SnowCast will help you find (or avoid) the powder this winter

Shake hands with SnowCast. Make some small talk. It’s in your best interest, since this app is very quickly going to become one of your best friends as the winter season rapidly approaches. SnowCast very simply lets you know how much snow you’ll be getting over the next 48 hours at any given time. Depending […]

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