Tag Archive: Tech


Check out this week’s best tech, tools and lessons [Deals]

This was a good week for deals, as the list below will attest to. From a camera that takes 3-dimensional pictures to an app for keeping your writing process in line, comprehensive courses in cyber security and more. Take a look, there’s probably something here you’ll be glad you found: Cyber Security Hacker and Pen […]

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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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White House won’t back bill forcing tech companies to break encryption

The White House is refusing to publicly support new draft legislation that would give judges the right to force tech companies like Apple to help law enforcement break encrypted data. The measure was put forward by Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein, respectively the Republican chair and top Democrat of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Both […]

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Now’s your chance to save on professional and creative tech courses [Deals]

Work in tech and looking to bolster your resume or develop a new skill for projects of your own? Pluralsight’s more than 4,500 expert-led courses in topics critical to the tech and creative industries are a great place to start (and finish). Right now you can get a one years ‘Plus’ subscription for 40% of […]

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Great tech gift ideas for people on the go [Deals]

One of the best parts of modern tech is that you can take it anywhere. Not so great is how much traveling with technology can become complicated by, well, traveling, especially in the car. We’ve rounded up some of the best gift ideas for anyone who likes to get around and stay connected. ‘ExoMount Touch’ […]

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Star Wars fans love the series’ most dangerous tech

A new poll of the most wanted technology from the Star Wars universe shows that fans may not have really thought their answers through. The survey comes courtesy of Harris Poll and software developer myDevices and asks one question: “If you could have any technology from the Star Wars trilogy, which would you want?” While […]

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3 touchy tech topics to avoid at holiday dinners

The ever-expanding holiday season is upon us once again, and Cult of Mac wants to help make your obligatory family dinners the least awkward they can be. We know that a certain amount of discomfort is unavoidable. Kids might have tantrums, Grinches might get a bit too much “holiday spirit,” or some cousin with beef […]

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iPad was 2015’s most popular Twitter tech hashtag

Given its slowing sales and the continued record smashing of its iPhone brethren, it’s easy to think of the iPad as the “also ran” of Apple’s iOS devices. In fact, people continue to talk about the iPad an enormous amount — more than any other topic in tech, if you believe Twitter’s freshly-released list of 2015’s […]

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This cool touchscreen tech can tell the angle your finger is pointing

Your iPhone can now distinguish between a light tap and a hard press thanks to 3D Touch, but the geniuses at a Carnegie Mellon University spinoff called Qeexo have found a way to one-up the iPhone 6s display with some new software that can determine the exact angle of your finger as you tap. Qeexo’s […]

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Apple TV Tech Talks are coming soon to a city near you

Developers didn’t get any in-depth coding knowledge for tvOS at WWDC this year, but Apple is making up for it by launching the Apple TV Tech Talks tour that will bring technical information on building and designing great Apple TV apps to developers around the globe. Registration for the Apple TV Tech Talks opened today […]

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