Tag: iPhones

Apple fixes its FaceTime bug – update to be released next week.

Apple has closed the Group FaceTime security bug that put users at risk of eavesdropping.  The company said in a statement Friday that it has fixed the vulnerability on its servers and that it will issue a software update to re-enable Group FaceTime... Read More

Updates For Meltdown And Spectre Flaws – Install Now!

Tech companies are scrambling to help consumers protect their personal information after two major flaws in computer chips came to light. The bugs — dubbed “Meltdown” and “Spectre” — threaten billions of devices, including... Read More

The History of Gaming

From going to arcades, to the first Nintendo console to iPhones and eSports, gaming has evolved since 1972 when Pong, the first arcade game ever was released. The team at HistoryDegree.net put together the History of Gaming Infographic which gives a... Read More

Phantom Vibration Syndrome

Addiction often has associated physical symptoms as well and, in a way, technology addiction does, too. Have you ever felt your phone vibrating in your pocket, only to pull it out and discover you had imagined it? Or do you sometimes think you hear... Read More

Mindful Technology Strategies

Modern technology is, of course, a good thing. But it should not control your life. Being able to mindfully use technology and finding the right balance is important. Buddhist author, teacher, and avid social media user Ethan Nichtern suggests putting... Read More

Put Your Phone Away: An Addict’s Guide to Unplugging

Earlier this year, at a concert in Italy, Adele paused in the middle of her set to ask a fan: “Can you stop filming me? Because I’m really here in real life, you can enjoy it in real life, rather than through your camera.” In recent years, the... Read More

Apple’s iCloud wasn’t hacked (but you might want to change your password)

A hacker group claiming to have access to hundreds of millions of iCloud accounts threatened to remotely wipe iPhones associated to these accounts unless Apple pays a ransom amounting to up to $100,000 in cryptocurrency or iTunes gift cards. Just as... Read More