Tag Archive: Been


Your location has been shared more than 5,000 times in the last two weeks

Smartphone users know that sharing personal data with apps can be part of the price of free apps, but when it comes to how frequently those apps give that data to third parties, the numbers will shock you. A new…Read more ›

Android Wear code confirms Google has been working on iPhone support

While recent rumors have claimed that Google is working on bringing Android Wear support to the iPhone, the company hasn’t actually made anything official. But code found inside its firmware could prove that it has been working on making Android…Read more ›

Production of Apple’s giant iPad has been delayed until September

Apple really is making a giant iPad, according to a new report from Bloomberg, but they’re running into production issues that have delayed the release of the long-rumored iPad Pro. According to Bloomberg’s sources, production of the 12.9-inch iPad is…Read more ›

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the NSA through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order. Sound scary? It is, and it’s…Read more ›

BusyContacts is the replacement contacts app you’ve been waiting for

Apple’s Contacts app is the worst. It’s slow, it has a hard time working with services like Google or Exchange, and it just plain doesn’t connect with Calendar. Even though it integrates into all our other apps, most of us…Read more ›

Apple Watch won’t be the digital doctor it could have been

The Apple Watch might have been four years in the making and the most Jony Ive-centric Apple product yet — but the company didn’t get everything it was wishing for from the device. According to a new report for the Wall…Read more ›

The smartphone battery we’ve been dreaming about is closer to reality

It’s been a while since we’ve seen vast improvements to lithium-ion batteries, which power the portable gadgets we rely on today. But that’s all about to change, thanks to a company called SolidEnergy. Born out of MIT in 2012, the startup has…Read more ›

The smartphone battery we’ve been dreaming about is closer to reality

It’s been a while since we’ve seen vast improvements to lithium-ion batteries, which power the portable gadgets we rely on today. But that’s all about to change, thanks to a company called SolidEnergy. Born out of MIT in 2012, the startup has…Read more ›

7 retro-inspired iOS games you should’ve been playing yesterday

Everyone gamer over a certain age has a fondness for the 8- and 16-bit titles they grew up on. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that developers born in the 1980s are now creating nostalgia-infused iOS games harking back…Read more ›

Snapchat has finally been updated for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Snapchat users, rejoice! The wait is over: the popular video messaging app has finally been updated to support the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. If it seems weird to you that it’s taken almost three months for one of…Read more ›