You'd think by now that some headway would have been made against the incessant nuisance calls that we all receive on a daily basis, considering how long its been going on and how many complaints are made to the Federal Trade Commission. Last year the FTC received an average of 375,000 complaints per month according to its end of year report to Congress.
Concerned about privacy when using popular apps like Instagram? One news story after another highlighting data breaches and undisclosed app activity has some iPhone owners on edge. The fact that Facebook owns Instagram hasn't exactly made users of the most popular photo sharing platform more comfortable, considering the company's dependence on advertising for revenue. Despite privacy controls on iOS devices, sharing the Camera Roll with apps is easy, but who knows what apps actually do with access to your entire Photo Library?
Aside from deleting your Instagram account entirely, there are steps you can take to protect your data from being exploited by advertisers. Improving Instagram privacy requires checking a few settings and changing what data iPhone owners allow Instagram to access.
Instagram on Thursday launched Nametags, a new way to connect with your friends. Nametags are customizable identification cards that you can scan to instantly start following that person on Instagram. Here's how to create your Nametag on Instagram on iPhone:
In the recently released macOS Mojave, Apple has added another feature to its Continuity suite called Continuity Camera. The feature lets you take a photo or scan a document with your iPhone's camera and have it instantly available on your Mac. Continuity Camera works with several native apps including Pages, TextEdit, Keynote and Notes, and basically bypasses several steps that you would normally take to get a photo from your iPhone into a document on your Mac.
Brick and mortar stores have been on the decline for over a decade as online shopping has become increasingly popular and shows no signs of slowing down. If you are among those that do most of their shopping on Amazon, Ebay, Etsy or any other online store, then you probably have multiple packages coming every week. Rather than copying a tracking number and going to its delivery service's website to enter it and see where your package is, you can manage all of your deliveries under one roof, so to speak.