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How To Stop iPhone Apps From Tracking You
It probably goes without saying that without apps, our smartphones wouldn’t be what they are today. However, the problem with a lot of free apps these days is that in order to make money, they rely on targeted advertising which is created using data collected from you. This can feel like a huge invasion of privacy for some.The good news is that if you own an iPhone that’s been updated […]

Pirated Software Helped An Unknown Malware Infect 3.2 Million PCs
hackThere are many reasons not to download pirated software, with the most obvious being that it’s illegal and you’re essentially “stealing”. The second reason is that because you can’t always trust the source of pirated software, it could lead to bad situations like this, where recently a report from NordLocker revealed how an unknown malware flew under the radar for two years, infecting 3.2 million PCs in the process.

Teen Developer Recreates iOS 4 As A Standalone App
Way back in the day when the iPhone was first launched, it felt almost revolutionary, but taking a look back at the old UI, it’s kind of cringey to see how outdated it looks by today’s standards. However, we imagine that there are probably some who might be fans of the old skeuomorphic design.

iOS 14.6 Will Let You Stream Lossless Audio From iPhone To HomePod
Back in May, Apple announced that they would be launching lossless audio for Apple Music. However, it seems that at that time, none of Apple’s devices would actually support lossless playback, although Apple did say that the HomePod would receive an update that would eventually support it.

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This 1,000 Foot Wind Turbine Array Can Power 80,000 Homes
We know that wind turbines are used as a form of alternative energy in some countries. However, the problem with wind turbines would be the installation and costs involved in them, but Norway’s Wind Catching Systems thinks that they might have figured it out with a 1,000 foot array of wind turbines.

This Could Be The Largest Password Leak Of All Time
From time to time, we hear about data breaches that lead to passwords being leaked. Obviously this affects a lot of people, but it seems that the latest leak could be the biggest password leak of all time. According to a report from CyberNews, it seems that a 100GB text file was posted on a popular hacker forum.

How To Take Full Page Screenshots In Chrome
Want to take a screenshot of an entire article you’re reading on a website? Instead of taking multiple screenshots and trying to stitch them up yourself, here’s a trick that will help you take full page screenshots in Chrome in seconds.

Alienware X15 and X17 Gaming Laptops, With Uber-Cooling
Alienware rocked the gaming world by launching thin gaming laptops equipped with some of the most powerful CPUs and GPUs available on the market. At 15.9mm (X15) and 20.9mm (X17) thin, these new Alienware laptops are visually even more attractive than their M15 and M17 predecessors.

iPadOS 15 Will Improve On The Tablet’s Multitasking
WWDC 2021 will be kicking off tomorrow and if you’re an iPad user, it seems that you can expect Apple to announce some improvements to its iPadOS system. According to a report from Bloomberg, one of the changes we can look forward to is an improvement to the way the iPad handles multitasking.

Google Camera Update Could Introduce New Astrophotography Features
One of the cool and awesome features of Google’s Pixel phones is that through the Google Camera app, users can take a photo with an exposure of up to four minutes. This effectively lets users take astrophotography, or basically photos of the stars in the sky. It’s pretty cool if you like that sort of thing.

Twitter Officially Launches Its Twitter Blue Subscription
Last week, it was revealed that Twitter could be gearing up to launch its new subscription service called Twitter Blue. For those who might have been looking forward to it, you’ll be pleased to learn that Twitter Blue has since been officially launched where at $3.49 CAD or $4.49 AUD, you’ll be gaining access to a bunch of exclusive features.

TikTok’s New Privacy Policy Will Allow The App To Collect Biometric Data
TikTok is undoubtedly a fun app to use, but if you’re concerned about your privacy, you might want to stop using it, or at least recording yourself with it. This is because according to a report from TechCrunch, they noticed a change to TikTok’s user privacy policy in which the company essentially gave themselves permission to collect your biometric data.

Nanoleaf’s New Elements LED Panels Are Designed To Look Less Obvious
Nanoleaf is best known for their wall LED panels that can be individually controlled and rearranged to form shapes and patterns. However, when not in use, they can look a bit out of place as they are essentially translucent pieces of plastic stuck onto your wall, but the company wants to change that.

Apple’s iMessage Could Get A Massive Upgrade
Apple’s iMessage is a pretty decent way for iOS and macOS users to message each other, send files, share media, and all that jazz, but is it necessarily the best? Maybe not, and with Google pushing its RCS messages, it seems that maybe iMessage could stand to receive an upgrade.

Coinbase Will Be Giving Away $1.2 Million Worth Of Dogecoin
There are several types of cryptocurrencies in the market right now, one of which is Dogecoin which started out as a meme, but over time as Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk started to tweet his support for it, we’ve seen the value of the cryptocurrency rise by quite a bit. If you’re looking to get in on the action, you’re in luck.

Walmart Gives Its 740,000 Works Free Samsung Phones
Usually when it comes to company phones, you would need to be in a relatively high position for the company to give you a phone. However, that isn’t the case with Walmart who recently announced that they will be distributing a whopping 740,000 free Samsung phones to its store workers.

All iPhone 13 Models To Feature LiDAR Technology
Last year when Apple refreshed the iPad Pro, one of the new hardware features they introduced was LiDAR. Apple later brought it over to the iPhone 12, except that only the higher-end iPhone 12 models had the technology. For those who are shopping on a slightly tighter budget, you might be interested to learn that all the iPhone 13 models could come with the tech.

iOS 14.6 Reportedly Causing Excessive Battery Drain
From time to time, updates to our phones can sometimes cause more problems than it solves. A good example would be the recently released iOS 14.6 for iPhones in which according to a smattering of user reports, it seems that the update is causing excessive battery drain on the iPhones that have updated to it.

Nintendo Switch Pro Listing Spotted On Amazon
Recently, there was a rumor suggesting that a new Nintendo Switch Pro could be launching this September. We can’t say for sure if the rumors are true or are even credible, but a report from MySmartPrice has revealed that Amazon might have let the cat out of the bag a bit earlier than expected.

Scientists Think That Humans Have A Maximum Lifespan Of 150 Years
How old can humans live for? That is an interesting question. To date, the oldest person who has ever lived that has been verified is Jeanne Calment, a woman born in France in 1875 and who lived to a ripe old age of 122 years, 164 days, but is it possible to live to be even older than that?