Now that I’m pretty sure most of you have already updated your Mac to OS X Yosemite and your iPhone to iOS 8.1, it’s time to make use of one of the most interesting features in these updates – Continuity. When Apple first took the curtains off its Mac OS X Yosemite, one of the most interesting things is Continuity whereby you can seamlessly work between your iOS devices and even Mac.
So, how do you turn on Continuity? Here’s a simple guide to help you make full use of your iOS and Mac devices.
Most people on the internet will be vaguely aware that passwords are very bad at securing accounts; Twitter believes that it has found a solution to the problem with Digits, This new service can easily be integrated with any mobile app, and will instead replace the old fashion user name and password combination with a phone number and SMS confirmation code.
If you’ve always had a bunch of sensitive questions to ask in a public forum, but don’t wish for people to know who you are, then Facebook has got just the app for you. The company has just launched a new app called “Rooms”, which allows you to participate in message boards anonymously.
Wizards of the Coast is relaunching the troubled Magic 2015 Duels of the Planeswalkers to address issues that have plagued the title. Criticism of additional in-app/in-game purchases on top of the initial price of buying the game. The updated version of the game will allow players to earn more in game packs without spending money, and make it cheaper to obtain all the campaigns for the mobile version.
Blizzard has provided new details about the current state and future of its wildly popular online card game, Hearthstone. Aside from proudly proclaiming that the game now has more than 20 million players, the company also revealed that the Android and iPhone versions of the game are mostly complete; although the developers still have “a few more mana crystals to polish and some Angry Chickens to chase down“.
For a lot of music lovers out there, Spotify proved to be an inexpensive way to access to their favourite music regardless of classic tunes or the latest chart busters. Furthermore, the monthly fees for the service in Malaysia is cheaper than United States at RM 14.90.
Soon, that fee might be even cheaper as Spotify has announced its new Spotify Family plan that allow users to share their subscription plan at half the normal price per additional user.
The Korean-based messaging app wants to reduce the duration in which messages are stored and to implement end-to-end encryption in order to reassure its users after a recent intrusion of privacy in the form of leaked messages. Two weeks ago, KakaoTalk had reportedly given access to thousands of private messages to the South Korean government in an effort to filter out malicious rumours regarding South Korean President Geun Hye Park.
In response to a recent snapchat leak, aptly named “The Snappening” took place over the weekend and a reported 200,000 users had their photos and videos compromised. A statement has been released on the company’s blog on the use of its unofficial API. As a result, Snapchat has taken zero responsibility on the photo leaks.
Another day, another leak: hundreds of users name and password belonged to Dropbox users have been posted online earlier today on Pastebin by an anonymous user. It just a small chunk of more than six million Dropbox user names and password that the leaker claimed to have and willing to leak out further in exchange for Bitcoin.
One might immediately come to a conclusion that this leak was a result by security breach at Dropbox but according to the folks at the popular cloud storage service, that is not the case. So, what gives?
Users who love to share photos to their contacts but are worried of security and privacy issues are now able to breathe a sigh of relief as a new photo-sharing app has been developed that prevents recipients of your photos from snapping a screenshot. Called Yovo, the iOS app is looking to prevent unwarranted screenshots of your messages through employing a simple yet effective optical illusion.