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Chrome Browser Security Flaw Reveals Plain Text Passwords

Posted on 07/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

The Guardian is reporting that a serious security flaw in Google’s Chrome browser allows anyone with access to a computer to view all of a user’s saved login passwords without providing any form of authentication.

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Apple Finally Allows iTunes Accounts for Children Under 13 for Educational Purposes

Posted on 07/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple made a rare landmark change to their iTunes terms and conditions late last week, finally allowing children under 13 to have their own iTunes accounts. The change comes as part of a larger thrust to better support the education market – including a host of changes and improvements made to iOS 7 with education in mind.

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Apple Seeds Apple TV Beta 4 to Developers

Posted on 07/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Alongside the release of iOS 7 Beta 5 earlier today, Apple also released their fourth developer beta of the Apple TV 6.0 software update. The update is available through the Software Update panel on devices running a previous beta, as well as for direct download from Apple’s developer site.

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Apple Airs Impressive New iPhone Ad: ‘FaceTime Every Day’

Posted on 06/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Following the Music Every Day and Photos Every Day iPhone ads aired earlier this year, Apple has now begun airing a third ad in the same series. This time around, the ad, entitled “FaceTime Every Day,” focuses heavily on FaceTime , and how it can be used by people of all ages across the world.

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Signs of the Impending Apocalypse: AT&T Beats Verizon in J.D. Power Rankings, Samsung Beats Apple in ACSI Survey

Posted on 06/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Get your survival kits ready, because the apocalypse is on its way! For the first time ever, AT&T has unseated Verizon from its throne as number one in J.D. Power’s Wireless Carrier Customer Care Index, and Samsung has surpassed Apple as number one in satisfaction in the American Customer Satisfaction Index report covering smartphone customers.

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Philips Expands Its Hue Line of iOS Controlled Lighting

Posted on 06/08/2013 by Chris Hauk

Philips is adding new products to its Hue lineup of iOS controlled LED lighting. The new products are “LightStrips”, 6.6-foot strips of LED tape that can be used to go around and highlight fixtures in the home, and “Bloom”, a portable lamp powered by an LED bulb.

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Apple Seeds iOS 7 Beta 5 to Developers

Posted on 06/08/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

Apple seeded the fifth beta of iOS 7 to developers this morning, breaking from their typical 2-week release cycle by launching it just over a week following iOS 7 Beta 4. The updated is available now via OTA update on devices running the first beta (through Settings, General, Software Update), as well as through Apple’s Developer Center.

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