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SACRAMENTO — California just flipped the kill switch for smartphones, in a move to make iCrime a thing of the past. Governor Jerry Brown signed into law State Sen. Mark Leno’s Smartphone Theft Prevention Act (Senate Bill 962). The law… Read more ›

California closer to ‘kill switch’ law

SACRAMENTO — The state where the iPhone was born came a step closer to a law that might help keep it in your hands. State Sen. Mark Leno’s Smartphone Theft Prevention Act (Senate Bill 962) passed the state legislature this morning… Read more ›

Now that Apple has ceased development of Aperture, it’s time to start looking for alternative photo management and editing solutions. The obvious choice is Lightroom, which Adobe has committed to continue work on heavily in the future. Adobe is working… Read more ›

Apple has put a massive amount of money and talent into the construction of its own content delivery network (CDN) for the last few years and its finally starting to pay off. The new CDN has already gone live in… Read more ›

You should be able to easily switch carriers in the U.S. once you fulfill your two-year contract, but most of the time it’s easier said than done. A new bill being reviewed in Washington plans to let you unlock your phone to… Read more ›

Apple is one of several tech giants to enter a voluntary agreement to add a global anti-theft “kill-switch†to their handsets from July 2015. Other companies on board include  Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia, and Samsung — while carriers… Read more ›

  Dropbox is planning an update that will let you switch between home and work accounts, according to the Verge. The new service will be announced on April 9th, and will let users switch between accounts without logging out of… Read more ›     

There’s a new accessibility feature built into Apple’s already pretty splendid suite of options for people of various abilities. Called Switch Control, it allows those with motor difficulties to connect a switch to their iOS device for better access. The… Read more ›     

When T-Mobile sent out an email to BlackBerry-using customers suggesting that they switch to an iPhone 5s, the response from the BB faithful was loud and angry. Even BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that he was “outraged” by T-Mobile’s behavior.… Read more ›     

Four Democratic senators have proposed a federal law that would require all smartphone manufacturers to include a mandatory “kill switch” for their devices in the event that they are stolen. The bill would give users the ability to remote wipe… Read more ›