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Low iPhone 7 Screen Brightness? This Should Help

Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners have found their new iPhone screen brightness appears dimmer than prior iPhone models. For some devices with a perceived less bright display, placing the iPhone 7 next to an iPhone 6s or earlier and turning the screen brightness up to 100% may reveal an apparent discrepancy in … Read More

Ping a Misplaced iPhone with Apple Watch to Help Locate It

Misplacing an iPhone is a fairly regular occurrence for many of us, maybe it slipped between the cushions on a couch, maybe you left it in another room, maybe it fell somewhere under the seats in the car, maybe it’s in the backyard, anything is possible. Fortunately for Apple Watch owners, they can use the … Read More

Legislators closer to forcing Apple to help unlock iPhones

A bill that would force companies to help law enforcers decrypt private communication is one step closer to becoming a reality, after a draft was published this week. Called the Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016, the bill would stop companies including Apple refusing to help organizations like the FBI, provided that proper court […]

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These insight-stimulating apps help you get more out of each work hour [Deals]

If you’re getting frustrated with your productivity or workflow at the computer, you might need to get your computer to work with you better. Scapple is a freeform, mind-mapping application that makes it effortless to record your ideas and tease out connections between them. Once you start using Scapple, it’ll become an invaluable tool for […]

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The feds still want Apple to help it hack an iPhone in New York

The FBI dropped its case against Apple to hack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, but the Department of Justice filed a new letter today demanding Apple help it unlock a different iPhone. The iPhone in question belonged to a meth deal Jun Feng in New York. Federal authorities believe the device may contain critical evidence […]

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FBI will help unlock another iPhone in Arkansas murder trial

Having reportedly gained access to the iPhone 5c at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case, the FBI has agreed to use its newfound hacking abilities to aid an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers who stand accused of murdering a couple. According to Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney Cody […]

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‘Whackadoodles’ offered to help FBI crack iPhone

Details are emerging about how exactly the FBI managed to get into San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s device without the so-called “govtOS” it had been demanding from Apple. ABC News has spoken to unnamed sources who have outlined the process through which the government finally cracked the stubborn encryption on the iPhone 5c. And while […]

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FBI cracks San Bernardino iPhone without Apple’s help

The U.S. Department of Justice reportedly plans to remove all legal action against Apple after the FBI found that it was able to successfully hack the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone without assistance from Apple. Apple and the FBI have been fighting a very public legal battle over whether the government can force the iPhone-maker to […]

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This pair of tools will protect your browsing and help you stay on task [Deals]

Among the top concerns for anybody who spends a lot of time on the computer are how to stay safe online, and how to stay on task. This pair of awesome apps addresses both, with VPN Unlimited creating a private, protected link to the web, and To Do Checklist preserving your productivity. The best part, right […]

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Your GoPro shots could help map the world

Those beautiful GoPro photos of your goofy travels on bike or skies may contain an unmapped part of the world. In its quest to surpass Google in visual mapping, the app Mapillary earlier this month added GPS support to GoPro users who have the iOS version of the app. GoPro’s are not equipped to capture […]

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