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Some FBI Agents Hate Tim Cook

Tim Cook shrugging impishly
The FBI might not be anti-Trump (and even assisted him in win the election), but they’re certainly anti-Apple. At least, a two members are. That’s because, while the FBI can be trusted to conduct a thorough and unbiased investigation, they certainly can’t be trusted to defend civil rights. The FBI has tunnel vision in one...

Apple Watch Detects Diabetes in Study

Screenshots from the Cardiogram app for iOS
You can use the Apple Watch to detect your heart rate during exercise. People have been relying on heart rate monitors in fitness trackers for years to help aid in cardio workouts. Keeping a sustained elevated heart rate can improve heart health, leading to a longer life and more energy. Naturally, people like to keep...

Android Sees More Downloads, but iOS has the Profits

Good news, fellow app developers, we’re in the right business! Bad news, fellow Android developers, we’re developing for the wrong platform. AppAnnie is a name many developers will recognize. They help mobile app developers for both iOS and Android track the usage habits of their users. Did a particular design increase user’s enjoyment of your...

Neon Drive Will Wow and Frustrate

If you’re like me, you have some strange, misplaced sense of nostalgia for the 80’s. Perhaps it’s because, growing up, so many movies and shows that were more than a few years old were from the late 80’s. Maybe it’s because Blade Runner is one of my favorite movies. Maybe it’s because so many great...

Moshi Vitros iPhone X Case Review

The Moshi Vitros was certainly an interesting case… I received the Moshi Vitros case about a week and a half ago. I found it conflicting. On one hand, it’s a beautiful case. I got the metallic red case, which looked amazing in photos of it on a black iPhone, and I’m happy to report looks...

Interest in iPhone at Historic Low

Did the price point of the iPhone X hurt interest in Apple’s iPhone? The iPhone has been Apple’s main source of profitability for nearly a decade. Customers upgrade their smartphones far more often than computers or tablets, and iPhones have massive profit margins, so while the Mac might have made Apple, the iPhone made it...

PayPal, Apple, and Others Expose Your Passwords

Today I discovered a security flaw in PayPal’s mobile website and Apple’s autocomplete on iOS. This bug also exists in many Android device keyboards. Many mobile websites show your password as you type it in, to help ensure you haven’t created a typo. I especially use this feature on my Android devices, which often are...

CES 2018 Excluded Women

Was the lack of women keynote speakers at CES 2018 due to a lack of women in the industry, or does it make the problem worse? Women are woefully underrepresented in the tech industry. That wasn’t always true. For decades, people saw computer programming and math as jobs for women. The first computer programmer was...