Apple Admits it has No Control Over User Data by Developers

Apple Admits it has No Control Over User Data by Developers

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#DeleteFacebook? Why Would You?

What you need to know about social media and the information you share. By now most have heard about the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica’s data snafu. But what does it really mean to you the user. Honestly not much. Let’s look at the bigger picture, ALL these companies collect data about you; Facebook, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and on and on. You’ve heard the saying “There’s no such thing as free lunch”. Let me ask you, how much do you pay a month to use Facebook? Your Gmail or Outlook.com email? Bet you paid handsomely for your Twitter account. How much do spend to get directions and voice guided navigation to your friends’ new house?

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Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft: Is Your Data Safe

it’s near impossible to not have some data collection from using your devices. Most of this is not for nefarious purposes; companies gather data to figure out what features consumers are using most, to make their products easier to use, and to find out what went wrong when the system or an app crashes. Still, once information is out in the open, there’s no getting it back. It’s worth taking the twenty or so minutes to find out just what you agreed to when you click “yes” when setting up a new device. We have researched the privacy policies of Apple, Google and Microsoft. All these companies have a desktop and smartphone operating system, a personal assistant, a cloud storage service and a map service.

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Netwise Computer Solutions Cannot be Bought… Geek Squad's Relationship with the FBI

Best Buy's Geek Squad computer repair service has come under fire after details of its relationship with the FBI have been confirmed. Taking your PC in to get fixed could put your privacy at risk. You’ve probably heard of the Geek Squad. Since 1994 the company has offered computer repair services, and its 2002 merger with Best Buy expanded its reach across 1,000 retail outlets in North America.

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5 Advantages of Using Cloud Storage in Your Business

The Cloud—that mysterious-sounding, where is it, what is it thing—is one of the innovations that is reshaping the business and consumer worlds, and yet some people are yet unsure about it. The cloud is something that should not be shied away from but, instead, embraced.

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The Top 10 Benefits of Outsourcing IT through Netwise Computer Solutions

Immediate benefits can be gained by outsourcing IT services through Netwise Computer Solutions. 1. Control IT Costs Outsourcing converts fixed IT costs into variable costs and allows you budget effectively. In other words, only pay for what you use when you need it.

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Will your Smartphone replace your PC?

Will you buy another desktop computer or laptop? Or, can your smartphone meet your technology needs? It’s no secret that the modern-day smartphones are overtaking the desktop’s dominance as the primary gateway to the Internet and for media consumption. Smartphones have become users’ most important device driven in part by the rise of cloud computing. It looks like the only reason to use a computer is for work-related tasks, but that too won’t last long, or will it?

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Easy way to bypass passcode lock screens on iPhones & iPads running iOS 11

The folks over at ComputerWorld.com have found a security loophole in iOS 11. With iOS 11, you can still bypass the iPhone lock screen and trick Siri into getting into a person's phone. The bypass is the same as it was in the earlier version of the operating system:

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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the next major update that Microsoft is planning to release in October. That's not a mistake, Microsoft is reusing the same "Creators Update" naming for this next update, and it will include a new focus on bringing Windows experiences to iOS and Android devices. Microsoft is demonstrating four key new additions:

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Activate GodMode in Windows 10

GodMode puts all of your settings under one roof but you most likely don't know it exists, learn how to get the power here.

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ARE YOU SECURE... Do You Have a WALL; A FIREWALL THAT IS!!!

In the world of computer firewall protection, a firewall refers to a network device which blocks certain kinds of network traffic, forming a barrier between a trusted and an untrusted network.

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DON'T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU.........RANSOMWARE!!

Ransomware is a type of malicious software from cryptovirology that threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid. While some simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse, more advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, in which it encrypts the victim's files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them.

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Apple totally lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8.

The folks at BGR noted that when Apple unveiled the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X during its big September press conference a couple of weeks ago, the company said the glass backs on the phones is the strongest glass ever to be used on a smartphone. There’s no reason to beat around the bush: that was a lie.

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