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Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations

09/15/2017, There are many burning questions that many have about the new Face ID security feature found on Apple’s new iPhone X. Many of these questions will most likely be answered when the phone is released and people have had more time to play around with it,...


Andy Rubin Apologizes For Essential Email Snafu

08/31/2017, Recently you might have heard how Essential customers might be facing a phishing attack after there were reports that a few customers were receiving emails from the company asking them for additional verifying information about their orders. Given that...

AccuWeather App Found Sharing Location Data Without Permission

08/22/2017, The thing with weather apps is that it usually requires your location in order to determine what is the weather in your area. We know that sometimes you might be a little concerned about sharing your location all the time, so you might choose to...

DJI’s Drones Can Now Operate Without Internet Data Transfer

08/15/2017, Recently the US Army issued an order to cease the use of DJI-branded drones immediately. Apparently this was due to security/privacy concerns after it was discovered that the data being recorded by the drone was being sent to servers stored outside of the...

Apple Issues Statement On Removal Of VPN Apps In China

07/31/2017, China’s censorship of the internet on their end of things is pretty well-known, which is why it doesn’t really surprise us that the local government isn’t a fan of technology that allows its residents to skirt around the censorship measures that...

Facebook’s COO Says Removing Encryption Would Help Terrorists

07/31/2017, Encryption can be seen as something of a double edged sword, where it keeps the bad guys out from snooping through out stuff, but at the same time it also keeps the good guys out from potentially uncovering key details and evidence in crimes and terrorist...

iRobot’s CEO Says They Will Not Sell Your Roomba’s Mapping Data

07/28/2017, Recently the makers of the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner have come under fire based on a quote that its company’s CEO made to Reuters, in which according to iRobot’s CEO Colin Angle, he seemed to suggest that the mapping data of your home collected by...

Facebook Acquires Startup To Crack Down On Pirated Videos

07/24/2017, We know that Facebook has some pretty huge video ambitions, but if there is one problem the company is facing, it is that many users tend to upload pirated videos onto its platform. This has sometimes resulted in entire movies being ripped and uploaded...

Roomba Is Hoping To Sell The Maps Of Your Home To The Highest Bidder

07/24/2017, When you watch a Roomba in action when it cleans a home, you might be impressed with how it can figure out when to stop, when to turn, and how it avoids objects and obstacles in its way. We have to admit that it looks pretty amazing in action, but did you...

Photos And Videos Sent In Telegram Can Now Self-Destruct

07/24/2017, For those who highly value their privacy, there are several messaging apps that they can choose from. Telegram is one of those apps, and thanks to a recent update it looks like the app just got a bit more robust in terms of protecting your privacy with a...