Apple’s Touch ID may not be bulletproof, but it’s still useful

On September 24, 2013, in Industry News, by Marco Tabini

As you’ve probably heard by now, Apple’s Touch ID—the technology behind the iPhone 5s’s new fingerprint scanner—was circumvented over the weekend by a group of German security researchers. With little more than the kind of supplies you

Review: Replace your iPhone’s Contacts app with Buzz Contacts

On May 3, 2013, in Industry News, by Joel Mathis

It’s easy—and cheap—to stick with the native apps that Apple installs on its iOS devices. But sometimes third-party apps are heads-and-shoulders above what’s already on offer. Buzz Contacts, a $1 offering from Savvy Apps, is in that catego…

Why I continue to jailbreak

On February 5, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Much as I think of myself as an honorable person, I admit that I occasionally break the rules when I believe that doing so harms no one and enhances my life. Take jailbreaking—the process of getting complete access to an intentionally hampered d…

How to extract voice and text messages from an iPhone

On October 8, 2012, in Industry News, by Macworld

Reader Amy Campbell has all the right reasons for extracting data from an iPhone. She writes:

A Mac-using relative recently passed away, and there are some SMS and voicemail messages on her phone that we’d like to have copies of. I don’t see a…

How to Improve Your Handwriting on an iPad

On September 14, 2011, in Industry News, by Seamus Bellamy

Even in a world where SMS messages can be pecked out on a virtual smartphone keyboard, and internet searches can be done with a single voice command, there’s still a place for handwritten notes. For those of you that prefer jotting down your memory j…

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