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Thursday January 24, 2019. 04:25 PM
Visible is a new Verizon-owned prepaid carrier, and it recently announced it will start selling iPhones at 0% APR. As for what Visible is actually offering, you pay $40 a month for unlimited text, voice, data and hotspot usage at speeds of up to 5 Mbps. There’s no...
A porn bill [PDF] introduced in Arizona called the Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act would require all internet devices sold in Arizona to be installed with a porn blocker.
Amazon will pilot its Scout delivery robots, with six devices undertaking deliveries in Snohomish County, Washington.
The terror of Alien is brought to life in Alien Blackout. Try to stay alive while trapped aboard a crippled Weyland-Yutani space station carrying a deadly Xenomorph as it tirelessly hunts you and the crew. Outsmart the perfect hunter by making perilous choices. Players must...
Twitter is testing a tag for accounts called Original Tweeter. It would help people tell the difference between fake and real accounts.
The Macintosh turns 35 today. Steven Jobs unveiled the product on January 24, 1984 during Apple’s annual shareholders meeting. The original Macintosh was priced at $2,495 in the United States, equivalent to just over $6,000 today, and was a big deal because of its graphical...
Apple subsidiary Filemaker is fed up of hype. Its latest Workplace Innovation film features a firm using Filemaker to try and resolve the issue of lost deliveries. Oh, and a new, casual, office dress-code. I like the idea of cutting away from a lot of the hyperbole that...
In the latest shakeup of Project Titan, Apple fired 200 employees and moved others elsewhere in the company.
The spots show Apple Pay Cash being used by family members to share costs and directly pay for stuff.
Other World Computing publishes a fantastic blog for customers called Rocket Yard. Here’s a link to one from December by Tom Nelson that covers what works in macOS Mojave and what still does not. It’s full of technical insights and screenshots. It is current as of...
macOS Mojave has a lot of nice new features. John lists five of his favorites that make life better for him.
We have a deal on the Anker Soundcore Flare Bluetooth Speaker. This speaker features back-to-back drivers with Bluetooth 4.2 support. It also has LED lights at the base for adding atmosphere to your tunes. This device is $59.99 through us.
Wednesday January 23, 2019. 09:18 PM
Alphabet-owned company Waymo announced it will open the world’s first Level 4 autonomous vehicle factory in Michigan.
Egypt’s Prime Minister said he wants Apple to increase its presence in his country, despite an ongoing row over iPhone prices there.
It’s Robot Wednesday! Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro discuss robotic car parks and the future of robotics, with host Kelly Guimont
“Cyber war has begun” according to French Defence Secretary Florence Parly, who emphasized the country’s offensive cyber capabilities.
Walmart is currently selling a cheap iPhone 6, 32GB and refurbished, for US$69.99. It comes with a 90-day warranty. The iPhone 6 remains a fine device even though it lacks the impressive tech of Apple’s latest handsets. If you have kids or an older relative who’d like to ...
There’s more to the bounty hunter location data story that Motherboard reported on earlier this month. One of the data brokers involved was Zumigo.
David Murphy shared a cool tip that lets you set more precise times in iOS Calendar. Instead of times that increment by five minutes, go deeper. Open the Calendar app and pull up an existing event or create a new event. Your pick. Once you’ve confirmed (or entered in) the...
The move makes sense given Netflix’s gradual move to original content, and it seems closer to traditional movie studios than tech companies.
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