Sunday, December 11, 2016

Facebook’s top secret iOS features

Facebook developers are always tinkering away behind the scenes on new features. Most of them never see the light of day, but it’s always interesting to see what they’re working on. Today,...

Sex offenders not allowed on ‘Pokémon Go,’ says New York Governor

New York state is banning sex offenders from playing "Pokémon GO," and Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking the game's developer to assist in the process. The issue at the heart of this...

Hollywood just shut down a popular KickassTorrents mirror

Almost one week ago, KickassTorrents was delivered what many thought to be a death blow, as the US government seized its domain name, switched off its servers, and arranged for its alleged...

Mozilla could get $1 billion if Yahoo is purchased

Yahoo is up for grabs, and there are some big hitters trying to get the former champion of search. In an odd twist of fate, the biggest winner in all of...

Apple is building organ donation into iOS 10

Granted, it’s not the most cutting edge new feature for iOS 10, but it’s an important one, nonetheless. Apple issued a release this morning announcing that the company is teaming with Donate...

Tesla and Toyota among the smartest and the most connected companies

Visiongain, an analysis firm based in the U.K., released a report this month listing the top 20 connected car companies, which includes all the usual suspects, such as Volvo, Ford and Honda....

All of Facebook’s board of directors, including Peter Thiel, are re-elected

Peter Thiel made his fortune as a co-founder of PayPal and early investor in Facebook. In recent weeks he has found himself at the center of a debate over the influence...

Airbnb started campaign to ease registration requirements for SF hosts

Airbnb is fighting back against new legislation in San Francisco that aims to hold the short-term rental company accountable for ensuring its hosts register with the city. The law, finalized on Tuesday by...

LinkedIn cancelled its Apple’s WWDC watch party post-Microsoft acquisition

What a start to the week! Most of us in the east coast woke up to news that Microsoft has agreed to acquire LinkedIn for an all-cash deal of $26 billion. While many...

Steve Jobs didn’t invent iPhone, says Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone on June 1st 2007 and it revolutionised the mobile industry. Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. That Steve Jobs. He...

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Apple should rename its confusing iPad lineup to mimic the iPhone’s

The iPad is a confusing device. Sales figures suggest there’s no energy for the platform, yet Apple is pushing forward with tablets. Part of...