April 30, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Halide’s iOS camera app now lets you strip the location data from your photos

Halide, the premium iOS camera app from ex-Apple designer Sebastiaan de With and Twitter engineer Ben Sandofsky is today launching one of its biggest upgrades since its arrival last year. The updated app includes a Self-Timer, redesigned photo reviewer, accessibility improvements, and more. But perhaps its best feature is the ability to take better control over your […]

April 24, 2018 | Seth Mayland

How to Hide Files on Any Phone or Computer

If you’ve got something you want to hide away, then you’ve got plenty of options on Android, iOS, Windows, and macOS—options that we’ll run through here. Even if the kids or a stranger should get access to your devices somehow, these files will stay hidden from view and locked away.Before we get started, though, we […]

April 24, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Flipboard’s latest update makes it easier to stay on top of all things tech

On Tuesday, April 24, Flipboard officially launched its latest update designed specifically for those interested in technology — whether you’re a professional, an insider, or an enthusiast. Ranging from the ability to put together team magazines to a richer overall content experience, the new features gives users more opportunities to easily stay on top of […]

April 19, 2018 | Seth Mayland

There’s an entire photo studio in your phone with this AR app

Think augmented reality is just for making silly Snapchat faces? A new app could help photographers experiment with poses, lighting, and setups with nothing but a smartphone. Photo Studio AR is an augmented reality photo studio headed up by a Hollywood visual effects technician that also assisted on Snapchat filters. The app allows photographers to place […]

April 17, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Nike’s 3D-printed textiles make running shoes even lighter

Nike’s use of 3D printing to craft ever-better performance shoes has reached its next logical level. The company has introduced Flyprint, the first 3D-printed textile upper for performance footwear. The material is ultimately a TPU filament melted and applied in layers, but the geometry is the key: Nike is using athlete data (such as that […]

April 16, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting satellite

Update April 16th, 4:35PM ET: SpaceX is pushing back the launch until Wednesday, April 18th. The company says it needs more time to do analyses of guidance, navigation, and control systems. Original Story: On Wednesday, SpaceX will send a refrigerator-sized satellite into orbit for NASA to hunt for distant worlds far outside our Solar System. […]

April 13, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Are You in Need of a Network Assessment?

National Small Business Week begins on April 25! Owning and running a small to medium-sized business can be one of the most rewarding endeavors you will ever undertake. But does keeping your business operating smoothly ever feel like an endless juggling act? From handling personnel issues to supply chain snags, your work day can fly […]

April 12, 2018 | Seth Mayland

This site will leak your password to everyone unless you donate Bitcoin

This is pretty nasty. Someone has built a malicious copycat of the popular breach database Have I Been Pwned that will reveal your password in plaintext – unless you pay up a cryptocurrency ransom in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, or Litecoin. Just like Have I Been Pwned, the malicious copycat will let you check whether your […]

April 12, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Mozilla activates Tracking Protection by default for Firefox on iOS

Mozilla has a handful of updates for Firefox on iOS, privacy-minded and otherwise. Now, Tracking Protection is turned on by default rather than being an opt-in bit buried in the settings menu. You can set specific filters so retail sites (or others) can or can’t track you, according to the Mozilla blog. The company says […]

April 5, 2018 | Seth Mayland

Microsoft adds ransomware protection and file restore to OneDrive cloud storage

Microsoft is introducing a new OneDrive feature this week that will make it easier to recover from ransomware attacks. Files Restore is making its way over from OneDrive for Business to personal OneDrive accounts. The catch is you’ll need an Office 365 subscription to get access to the new Files Restore feature. OneDrive users can […]