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Helm Audio’s $99 Bolt DAC is the easiest way to get better audio out of your phone

The last five years have seen the removal of the trusty 3.5mm jack from most phones, and while it started out with the flagships, you’ll find many mid-range phones that don’t have the ubiquitous jack. At the same time, the audio industry has pivoted to the true wireless category, delivering wireless options that offer more …

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Microsoft Finds Critical Bugs in Pre-Installed Apps on Millions of Android Devices

Microsoft Finds Critical Bugs in Pre-Installed Apps on Millions of Android Devices

Four high severity vulnerabilities have been disclosed in a framework used by pre-installed Android System apps with millions of downloads. The issues, now fixed by its Israeli developer MCE Systems, could have potentially allowed threat actors to stage remote and local attacks or be abused as vectors to obtain sensitive information by taking advantage of …

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Novelist and NJ construction worker Bud Smith wrote book on his iPhone

Novelist and NJ construction worker Bud Smith wrote book on his iPhone

Every workday, New Jersey construction worker Bud Smith has a coffee break and a lunch break. That leaves him 15- to 30-minute intervals to type up the ideas swirling around in his head. That’s how Smith, 40, came to write his novel “Teenager,” (Vintage Books) a Bonnie and Clyde-esque teenage love story — which he …

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MYKOLAIV, UKRAINE - AUGUST 27, 2020: Flat lay composition with iPhone 11, MacBook laptop and iPad tablets on wooden table

This is the most effective Apple mobile device management service

Jamf Now helps teams manage and optimize their Apple devices. Image: New Africa/Adobe Stock More than 4 million people in the US are working remotely, leading many companies to look for mobile device management solutions. For teams working with Apple products, you’ll want to make sure they’re set up properly and securely. To achieve that, …

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Every breath you take, Google Assistant could soon be watching you (snore)

Every breath you take, Google Assistant could soon be watching you (snore)

Get it? Like Sting? The Android Police? Leave us alone, it’s a holiday weekend Samsung phones can track your sleeping habits and even let you know if you’re snoring, and according to a recent teardown, Google might be working on a similar feature for Android to track time spent snoring and coughing at night, though …

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New Hack Remotely Swipes iPhone, Android Screens Using Charging Cables

New Hack Remotely Swipes iPhone, Android Screens Using Charging Cables

Security researchers show how they remotely swipe smartphone screens without physical contact Universal Images Group via Getty Images Seven security researchers, five from the Zhejiang University, China and two from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, have successfully demonstrated how to remotely hack and swipe smartphone touchscreens without actually touching them. The attack methodology, which …

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Leaked iPhone 14 Camera Upgrade Should Excite Apple Fans

Leaked iPhone 14 Camera Upgrade Should Excite Apple Fans

This year’s new iPhones are expected to come with a significant camera upgrade. According to a report published by ET News, Apple is sourcing a new “high-end” front camera module from LG Innotek (South Korea) and Sharp (Japan). Tipped to appear in this year’s iPhone 14, the new selfie camera is expected to bring improved …

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Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

Google Urged to Stop Tracking Location Data Ahead of Roe Reversal

More than 40 Democratic members of Congress called on Google to stop collecting and retaining customer location data that prosecutors could use to identify women who obtain abortions. “We are concerned that, in a world in which abortion could be made illegal, Google’s current practice of collecting and retaining extensive records of cell phone location …

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