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Data Protection on the Iphone: Siri Can Talk about You

Every iPhone user knows it: Siri, the friendly software, which by language turns into a personal assistant. As soon as an Internet connection, Siri can inform you about appointments or a good restaurant in the vicinity call-and you by means of GPS to go there. However, Siri can also chatter a lot. A security issue that has existed since iOS 5 and has not been closed by Apple. If you want to avoid unpleasant surprises, you should check your settings and make your iPhone safer. Continue reading

In App Tip: Traffic Live Package for the Iphone

True surplus value, no subscription trap…
If you are traveling a lot with the car, then the traffic jam is an evil, which you always meet again. Of course, you can also go earlier, but you always go into a traffic jam or a construction site from which you do not really know how long the delay is, how much time you lose. What good is it to me if the traffic jam is reported with 10 km, but the avoidance route over the country road is 16 km long? Do I drive now better through the traffic jam or over the slow and laborious road to drive? This decision can not really take the radio from me really, here it is purely according to the motto: Avoid traffic and drive around, but do not drive right through the traffic jam. Continue reading

Preview of Applemews

What is coming this year?
What should we keep from 2009? Apple has somehow not popped a lot, and except the Magic Mouse, I’m missing innovations. The iPhone was only updated to the 3GS version and the sympathetic company from Cupertino 2009 was more for evolution than for revolution.Slowly, it is time to focus on 2010 and think about what Apple might shake out of the sleeve this year. If you were a bit concerned with the rumored kitchen last year, it should be clear that we can hope for 2010 above all on an Apple Tablet. Furthermore, one can assume that the iPhone-perhaps even parallel with the presentation of the tablet-an update gets. In terms of Mac, we probably will not experience any major surprises in the first half of the year, but a few hardware updates are still available… Continue reading

Apple Watch: 8 Facts You Need to Know

Meet the new intelligent Apple clock.

After many rumors and speculation, Apple finally revealed the your Smart Watch today. And you know of a business? Worth the wait. He was cute and functional. I suspected that he would call iWatch, following the example of other brand name products. But the chosen name was simply Apple Watch. Check out the following 8 facts you need to know about it: Continue reading

Apple Gets New Patent for iPhone

Apple Receives Patent on Facial Recognition

Who can call his own an iPhone 5S, knows that he can unlock it by fingerprint. Now Apple has the patent on something new: The California smartphone maker received a new patent, which allows you to control devices such as smartphones via facial recognition and unlock.

it takes no more PIN or thumb to unlock an Apple iPhone soon? Apple has a new patent, with its technology can simplify the process of registration and deregistration for many devices and applications enormously. One need then that no PIN or password, the device unlocks at the “sight” of the owner via facial recognition. So just look at the phone and you can make calls? So similar. With the new technology the device camera of Apple smartphones detects the person, and then compares the image with a previously stored Foto.Eingereicht Apple has this technology in 2008 with the US Patent Office. In the method of simplified unlock various unique biometric data of the user to be recorded – for example, the size and shape of the face or the texture of the skin and its color. The procedure has the advantage that it can authorize a plurality of users for the use of a device. In practice, this might look like this: The Apple cell phone rings. However, before you can withdraw, the unit only by a face balancing sure you are also authorized to answer the call. If you do not, you can not go off. Nowadays, many smartphones have a similar technique. However, the Apple patent goes a little further, because it is also aimed at other devices such as PCs besides smartphones. It therefore needs no longer wiggle the mouse to deactivate the screen saver. Use of the patent, it would no longer need to interact with a device manually to use it – a view would be enough already. We’ll see if it provides this technology in new Apple iPhone 6 that next year is to come out in the fall.