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June 16, 2017
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Apple AirPort not on latest ‘Vault 7’ list of gear susceptible to factory firmware hack by CIA

The latest dump of "leaked" documents from WikiLeaks reportedly from the CIA details the "Cherry Blossom" firmware modification program, which allowed intelligence agencies to change firmware in a networking company’s factories — but Apple AirPort hardware appears to be unaffected … Continue reading

March 8, 2017
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WikiLeaks documents show CIA struggling to crack Apple gear, little danger to everyday folk

While the revelations that the CIA has its own device penetration department, including a section for Apple equipment, a closer look at the revealed data shows an agency struggling with the realities of modern surveillance, and a increasingly sophisticated investigation … Continue reading

January 8, 2017
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Samsung makes good on promise to bring Gear S2, S3, Fit 2 smartwatch compatibility to iOS

After initially announcing iOS support for the Gear S3 in August of 2015, Samsung has published apps for the Gear S2, Gear S3, and Gear Fit2 on the iOS App Store, making them compatible with the iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

January 6, 2016
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Samsung to Add iOS Support to Gear S2 Smart Watch Later This Year

Samsung today held a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where the company announced new rose gold and platinum variants of its Samsung Gear S2 smart watch and pledged future iOS support for the device. First … Continue reading

December 26, 2015
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Now that you’ve got new Apple gear, get cash for your old stuff quickly and easily

Merry Christmas! If you’ve been a good little boy or girl, Santa hopefully hooked you up with new iPads, iPhones and Macs.  That likely means that what you were using yesterday will be retired to a drawer. Don’t do that. There’s significant … Continue reading

September 1, 2015
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Samsung Announces Round ‘Gear S2’ Smart Watch

Samsung today unveiled its newest smart watch, the Samsung Gear S2, which is the company’s first watch that includes a round display instead of one that’s square or rectangular. Positioned as Samsung’s seventh smart watch release, the Gear S2 comes … Continue reading

August 26, 2015
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‘iPhone 6s’ Display and Logic Board Shown Booting to Gear Screen

We’ve already seen a number of part leaks from the upcoming “iPhone 6s”, and a source has now provided MacRumors with several photos and videos showing how those parts can be combined to build a partially functioning iPhone. Specifically, the … Continue reading

May 4, 2015
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Review: Urban Armor Gear, the military-spec iPhone & iPad cases dropped from space (Video)

Scuff marks created during my own drop-tests … The problem with buying a protective case for an iPhone or iPad is that you never know for sure just how protective it really is until it is needed to do its … Continue reading