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Hackers now using apps to hijack other apps on your device

According to a recent study, one of the latest tricks hackers have employed is the use of malicious apps to not only spy on you, but also steal sensitive information like passwords and financial data from your smartphone.  Security researchers from the University of Michigan have found a weakness in Android, iOS, and Windows operating systems that allow these malicious …

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How to make the most of Mission Control on your Mac

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s typical that you will often be running several or more applications at the same time.  And even more typical is that the more applications that you have running, the more likely it is that you will find your workspace to become so cluttered and confusing that you have a hard time staying focused and organized. …

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How to edit your Instagram photos to get more likes and followers

Do you want an easy and free way to get more Instagram followers? Whatever you do, please, oh please, don’t buy fake Instagram followers (that’s seriously for losers). Instead, earn your new followers by taking your photos to the next level. Make them appeal to the masses. Make them go from “meh” to amazing. Then, and only then, will adding the appropriate …

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Your smartphone is making you miserable

Is it possible to own a smartphone and still be happy? Seriously. Like, really happy? I remember when the first iPhone came out. I wanted it so bad. I felt like if I didn’t get it I would somehow be incomplete. The funny thing is, now that I’ve had several iPhones, it’s almost become easier to feel incomplete than when I had …

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Obsessions #10: Five fresh tech finds (via EARLYCLAIM)

Obsessions is a series that asks the engineers and designers behind your favorite tech products to hand-pick their favorite new apps, gadgets, websites and tech accessories. About EARLYCLAIM: EARLYCLAIM helps people and businesses reserve their preferred username on new (and existing) startups and online services. Alessandro’s Obsessions App: Slack! I’m absolutely in love with it. We started using it around march for a …

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Five of the latest iPhone 6 rumors

With Apple expected to debut the newest iPhone in just 15 days (September 9th), rumors and reports are at an all time high.  And although things tend to change on a near daily basis, here is a quick recap of the latest rumors and reports from the past few days: Design Images have surfaced over the past few days of …

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A simple, step-by-step guide to quickly partition your mac hard drive

While there are numerous reasons why you should and perhaps should not partition the native hard drive on your Mac, most would agree that it’s sound advice to do so prior to installing beta software on your machine.  As Apple has just released their OS X Yosemite Public Beta 2, now is the perfect time to consider partitioning your drive. …

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Flappy Bird creator’s newest game? Swing Copters

After the highly successful and now cult favorite Flappy Bird, indie game creator Dong Nguyen has released his latest game, Swing Copter on both Android and iOS platforms. Like many others, as soon as I heard this exciting news, I instantly grabbed my iPhone and downloaded this game without a second thought. Unfortunately for me, waiting for the game to …

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Teamstory is a great new social network for startups and entrepreneurs

When I say Teamstory, I knew it was going to be good. That’s why I included it in my recent roundup of 48 awesome new startup resources. Teamstory is a social network for startups and entrepreneurs. Today Teamstory dropped it’s iOS invite-only system so that more founders can hop on and see what it’s all about. A community is only as …

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Blogo is a simple WordPress editor for Mac

A new minimalistic WordPress blogging interface just hit the Mac App Store called Blogo and I’m pretty excited about it. Before I had even given it a try I included it in my list of 25 awesome new blogging tools. I’m glad I did because it definitely deserves to be there. Blogo’s goal is to make blogging on WordPress “easy again.” …

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Obsessions #9: Five fresh tech finds (via DataCamp)

Obsessions is a series that asks the engineers and designers behind your favorite tech products to hand-pick their favorite new apps, gadgets, websites and tech accessories. About DataCamp: DataCamp is to data science what Codecademy was to web development: a true online interactive platform that teaches you how to become an expert data scientist yourself. Courses are created by DataCamp, domain experts …

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NFL Now app for Apple TV a pleasant surprise

As an avid Apple TV user, my experience has found that a majority of the apps offered are of either no interest to me, or, as is often the case, their content is only available through a premium subscription.  Therefore, I was expecting much of the same this morning with the NFL’s announcement of their addition of the NFL Now …

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Looking for a rental? HotPads can find you something unique

Today HotPads, the map-based Zillow-owned rental search engine, announced a new update that makes it search smarter, faster and easier. Says HotPads co-founder and general manager Matt Corgan, “The new HotPads site is completely responsive to the users search, creating a seamless mobile web experience. Renters can find all kinds of unique inventory on HotPads that they just can’t find …

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Eco-Essential pen and stylus review

I almost feel weird typing this… but I recently got a new pen that doubles as a tablet stylus that just about makes me drool. It’s that nice. I’m talking about the Eco-Essential pen ($50). Originally a Kickstarter project that raised about $20,000 more than the original funding goal, the Eco-Essential pen is something that resonated, and continues to resonate, …

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The Watershot waterproof case will keep your iPhone dry underwater

When it comes to extreme sports you could use a GoPro or similar action cam to film your stunts and adventures—or—if you’ve already got an iPhone in your pocket you could just use that instead. True, nobody wants to mess their favorite phone up by dropping it and having it smash into a million pieces. That’s why there are some …

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Faded: a powerful (and costly) photo editing app for your iPhone

I don’t need to be the one to tell you that the photo editing and effects corner of the App Store is crowded. You already knew that. Fact is, you’ve probably already got more than a couple photo editing apps on your iPhone right now. You may even have a happy little routine all sorted out, something like: iPhone camera …

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25 seriously cool new blogging and publishing tools and resources

Blogging ain’t easy—it takes a LOT of work to become a top blog, so anything that can give you an edge is a must-use. In running DailyTekk I’ve had the privilege of simultaneously running into some incredible new tools for bloggers and publishers. Today seemed like the perfect day to round them all up and hit publish. Some of these …

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What is the Internet of Things?

If you’re wondering what the Internet of Things is I can assure you of two things: 1. you’re not alone and 2. you’ve come to the right place to figure it all out. You’ve probably been hearing about it more and more of late and it’s no wonder: it just might be “the next big thing” in tech. As a …

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SteelSeries Stratus wireless gaming controller for iPad review

If you’re a casual iPad gamer, you probably don’t envision playing games on your tablet using an Xbox or Playstation-style game pad. Instead, you’re used to tapping around on the screen. That IS iPad gaming as far as you’re concerned. Actually, it isn’t. iPad gaming accessories, and more specifically game pads/controllers, represent a growing market. To see what all the …

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18 new ways to land the tech job of your dreams

Before landing a job at a startup, consider doing a bit of learning first to gain an edge. You can use a tool like Fob Foundry to get the skills you need to land your dream job. Or, if you’d just like to know what it takes to hustle like a startup (to land a startup job) you can read …

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