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Apple Blocks Apps From Circumventing Customers’ Anti-Tracking Settings

Apple has reportedly caught some app vendors trying to circumvent customers’ anti-tracking settings via a tracking system called CAID. Apple blocked updates that implemented CAID. CAID is an system that allows participating app vendors to track users’ activity across apps, even if they declined permission to be tracked on their iPhones. It was introduced by…

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Samsung To Offer 5 Years Of Security Updates For Some Phones

Samsung, one of the largest phone manufacturers will start offering 5 years of security updates for some of its Android phones. The supported models are the Galaxy Enterprise phones. This could (and should) be the norm for Android phones, but sadly it isn’t. The industry (like many others) has been driving customers to buy new…

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Apps That Will Make Your Web Experience Safer And More Private

For many people (especially people who are just learning how to use the Internet), the Internet may feel like an unsafe minefield that exploits people for their personal information. It kind of is. After spending years on the Internet and researching it thoroughly, you will eventually become accustomed to the threats and avoid them more…

Windows 11 Can Run Android Apps, Requires Camera After 2023

Microsoft has announced neat new features that refreshes the user experience of Windows 11, and the ability to run Android apps directly on the OS. These UI improvements reflect on Microsoft’s past of leading the way towards user friendliness and making computers consumer-friendly. The OS has centered the start menu/taskbar and also supports split screen…

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Apple Warns Of Devices You Must Keep Away From Your Pacemaker

There has been a growing trend towards slick magnetic devices that make it easier to charge or wake your devices, such as Magsafe, open-to-wake on tablets, and wireless charging pads. Apple is warning users of pacemakers to keep certain devices a ‘safe distance’ from their pacemakers to avoid complications. The issue pertains to devices containing…

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Siri Will Start Working Offline (When Feasible) In iOS 15

Apple has been transitioning towards privacy for years, and they have been making strides. However, Siri has been transmitting recordings to Apple’s servers for processing. It is clear that iPhones have the required hardware to handle speech recognition offline instead of using a remote server to do it, and now Apple is rolling out that…

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Android Apps May Be Forced To Use The Official Share Menu

Android apps have been launching custom share menus. However, recently they haven’t been able to (but they can launch ShareSheet, the official share menu) and this was reported as a bug by Sharedr. Google says it isn’t a bug and that apps aren’t supposed to alter share menus because it’s technically infeasible and causes an…