Facebook's regard for its users' privacy has once again come into question after a communications professor from the University of Southern Florida suggested that the media giant's mobile app could be using the iPhone's microphone to listen to conversations to glean information for advertising purposes. This would explain recent claims that ads pertaining to subjects that are spoken about while the app was open are showing up in people's feeds.
Anyone who has ever had to deal with the confusion, anger and feelings of dread that come with losing an iPhone know that it’s not possible to receive enough help when it comes to finding it again.
Fortunately for iPhone users everywhere, Google apparently feels the same.
Summer is just around the corner and with it comes the opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy nature. Getting away from the city for weekend camping trips, day hikes, mountain biking, rafting, rock climbing or whatever floats your boat, is a great way to do that, and while you may know the most popular attractions nearby, there are undoubtedly many overlooked gems. Crowd sourcing, as we are learning, is a very powerful tool, so why not apply it while deciding on what to do for your summer recreation (not to mention fall, winter and spring).
Twitter has silently joined the collection of iOS apps with Peek and Pop gestures. Now iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus owners can use 3D Touch to interact with Twitter version 6.54 and later. While the official update notes simply say "A few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed," the new gestures have been added throughout the app. Previously, Twitter only offered few Quick Actions from its home screen icon.
There are two kinds of travelers in this world: those that love to plan ahead so that every single minute is accounted for and those that are ready to jet off to new places at a moment’s notice.
While there are plenty of apps out there that can help the discerning traveler plan every step of their journey, you may be surprised to learn that there is a dedicated section of the app development community that share spontaneous travelers’ love for adventure without hesitation.