Apple Music subscribers can listen and watch for free on American Airlines

31st January 2019

If you’re an Apple Music subscriber and a frequent flyer, you’ve now got a new reason to book your next flight with American Airlines. The two companies have just announced a partnership, that gives passengers free Wi-Fi access to their Apple Music accounts, on all domestic flights equipped with the Viasat Wi-Fi service. Ordinarily, passengers on Wi-Fi equipped planes have to pay for any use of that service, making it…

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Facebook Paying Teenagers and Adults to Install an App that Spies on Them

31st January 2019

This one is rather shocking. We warn children all the time to be careful what they do on their phones. And we’ve all been warned that Facebook isn’t the innocent company that we thought it was, only interested in our data. But these two warnings came together in a project that is rather shocking. Facebook is paying teenagers, as well as adults, to install a research app on their phones…

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How to Protect Yourself Against Apple’s iPhone Bugs

30th January 2019

Apple has, once again, found itself stuck with an eye-rolling iOS bug that puts your security and privacy at risk. And, no, this isn’t the usual “someone found a way to bypass whatever authentication method you use” deal that tends to pop up around iOS releases. This one’s a big one: a bug with FaceTime that allows another person to eavesdrop on your device. I’ll start with the good news. Apple has…

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How To Build A $100,000 Portfolio — Or An Even Bigger One

30th January 2019

Perhaps you’re sitting on several thousand dollars of debt and with a thousand dollars or less in the bank. The idea of having a portfolio worth $100,000 (or more) may seem impossible — but it’s not. You’re not going to build great wealth with the money market or in savings accounts these days, so take some time to learn about stocks, which offer higher returns and can build amazing wealth….

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Facebook has been paying teens $20 a month for total access to their phone activity

30th January 2019

Facebook has run a program to collect intimate user data from paid volunteers for the past three years, according to a new report. TechCrunch reported that the company has been paying people ages 13 to 25 as much as $20 month in exchange for installing an app called Facebook Research on iOS or Android, which monitors their phone and web activity and sends it back to Facebook. The company confirmed…

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Apple’s streaming video service is reportedly launching this spring

30th January 2019

Little is known about Apple’s standalone streaming service, aside from the mountain of original content that’s coming. But according to a new report from The Information, it could launch this spring. The Information is reporting that Apple has told various studios and networks “whose offerings will be available through the service to be ready for launch by mid-April,” according to three sources. Some of those studios may include independent film powerhouse A24 and the Oprah Winfrey Network, which…

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‘Fortnite’ finally supports Bluetooth controllers on iOS and Android

30th January 2019

At long last, mobile Fortnite players will stand a chance against their console counterparts. On Tuesday, Epic Games shared the patch notes for the Fortnite v7.30 update, which includes support for Bluetooth controllers on Android and iOS devices. This has been a long time coming, as Epic first announced it was working on the feature last year, but this should help to level the playing field for those who prefer to play on a phone or…

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Buying Marijuana Online Has Surged 300 Percent In US

30th January 2019

Americans are getting creative in finding ways to gain access to marijuana online, even if they aren’t legally allowed to do so, a recent study found. According to research published on the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, millions are looking for marijuana retailers on the internet, with the rate rising by almost 300 percent from 2005 to 2017. While this number seems normal given that many U.S. states have already legalized…

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The complete list of Google Home commands so far

30th January 2019

The Google Home is a $130 (£130 or AU$199) smart home speaker that showcases the artificially intelligent, voice-activated Google Assistant. It lets you set timers, control lights and thermostats, play trivia games, watch YouTube or Netflix and more — all with simple voice commands. Google has released a suite full of all the capabilities of Google Home. While it’s a seriously helpful website, you have to first be somewhat familiar with the speaker and it’s heavily based on search, meaning…

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Every new show and movie on Hulu: February 2019

30th January 2019

February is nearly here and Hulu has got some fantastic shows and films coming. Since it’s almost Valentine’s Day, I must recommend you watch one of the greatest rom-coms ever written, Four Weddings and a Funeral. Or you can check out one of my other favorite romances, the Cher and Nicolas Cage masterpiece that is Moonstruck. If you’re not feeling the romantic vibe, and you’d prefer a good heist film, you may…

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How to use Apple’s data and privacy portal

30th January 2019

Apple is an outspoken proponent of privacy and security of our personal data. Its CEO Tim Cook has gone on record, calling privacy a “fundamental human right.”When you visit the Data and Privacy portal, you can learn about what Apple does to protect your privacy. You can also use the site to correct any erroneous personal information stored by Apple, delete your Apple ID along with its associated data, and get a…

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The FaceTime bug is real, and it’s freaking terrifying

29th January 2019

A major bug has been discovered in iOS that lets a caller hear and see a person on the other end of a FaceTime call before the call has been answered. That’s right, this massive security screwup means you can take a digital peek into another person’s life — completely without their knowledge. As 9to5 Mac reports, the bug is simple to exploit. First, you call someone on FaceTime. Next,…

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