Articles in the category Mobile

These Mobile Apps Will Let You Follow All The Summer Olympics Action

The Summer Olympics in Rio are almost underway and they are already setting up to be action packed. With so much excitement and controversy for the upcoming games, you don’t want to miss out on anything. Thankfully, there are plenty of mobile apps that will keep you up-to-date from anywhere. Many have downloaded the Summer […]

Here’s How Taking Pictures Of Your Hotel Room Can Stop Sex Traffickers

A new app called TraffickCam will help authorities stop human trafficking. The app allows travelers to submit pictures of their hotel rooms around the world. The images are then matched with a national database. “You just enter your hotel room, and your room number,” says Abby Stylianou, a Washington University Researcher and TraffickCam developer. “You take […]

Siri is Dank and Full of Game of Thrones Punnage

Siri has not only turned more sassy over time, but is now also more pop-culture savvy. From firing back zingers when asked to do impossible math problems, Apple’s personal assistant voice phone feature has recently been discovered to have some rather quirky answers about what Jon Snow knows. Turn out she does know more than what […]

Is SnapChat Actually Safer than SkyECC (And Why)?

The concern for security has been creeping under our noses for some time now. As people get more comfortable with using technology, the threat of our sensitive information being compromised gets bigger. In fact, people are already sharing personal information such as interests, phone numbers, location, and employment indifferently in social networks like Facebook, Google+, […]

How to 101: Recover and Repair a water damaged iPhone

While mobile phones are costly and prized possessions, this does not stop us from occasionally damaging or dropping these through our own carelessness. via GIPHY This phenomenon has recently explored by the fascinating Mobile Phones Direct ‘Phone Crash’ resource on the Mobile Phones direct blog, which provides live updates on how many handsets have been […]

Apple Refuses to Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone

Taking a stand for privacy rights, Apple CEO Tim Cook has stated he will not be cooperating with a magistrate’s order to hack an iPhone which belonged to one of the San Bernardino shooters. In a letter, Cook called the court’s demand “chilling” and argued that teaching law enforcement how to break into a locked iPhone […]