At the end of October, I took plunge and pre-ordered a Google Pixel 3. Prior to November 1st, I'd never owned a smart phone other an iPhone. On July 11, 2009 I traded in my Motorola flip phone for an iPhone 3G and have never looked back. So this switch to Android is definitely a … Continue reading Living with an Android
The Loop posted a great summary of Apple's Face ID security whitepaper. Two points about how the timeout works really baffled me. Face ID is disabled when: The device hasn’t been unlocked for more than 48 hours. The passcode hasn’t been used to unlock the device in the last 156 hours (six and a half … Continue reading What’s up with Face ID timeouts?
I've come to the conclusion that the iPhone 5S is too fancy for me. With the gold-trimmed sapphire home button and the extremely high price tag - topping out at $1040* in Canada; it feels like a $1000 watch to me. I don't just live a lifestyle (or have the taste for fancy things) that … Continue reading The eLitePhone 5S
With less than 48hrs to the next iPhone announcement, I thought I'd weigh in on the iPhone 5 teardrop prediction with some first-hand experience. I have a TV remote that's roughly teardrop shaped and every single time without fail I hold it upside-down. In this blogger's opinion, there will be no teardrop iPhone.
It looks like the privacy hippies were finally right about something, your mobile phone really is a pocket sized tracking device. Turns out that as of iOS 4.0, iPhones have been tracking your physical movements and logging it along with the phone's backups. A small team of researchers have discovered these logs in iTune's backup … Continue reading How To Use Your iPhone to Stalk Yourself