Even if you’re familiar with all the technology involved in sending text messages to and from cellphones, this video from AsapSCIENCE is a great overview of something many of us take for granted.
Google has made two-factor authentication a little simpler to use. It’s now possible to confirm your identity on a phone with a single tap rather than typing a code. At the moment, if you login to Google on an unfamiliar computer and you’re using two-factor authentication, you have to receive a six-digit code though either […]
Enough with the maps! We don’t even understand their meanings anyway. [Cracked]
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A New Jersey politician says people who text while walking should face up to 15 days in jail. Pamela Lampitt has proposed a bill making “distracted walking” an offense equivalent to jaywalking. The state bill “Establishes [the] motor vehicle offense of unlawful use of hand-held wireless telephone by pedestrians on roadways.” According to the Guardian, […]
Binge On, T-Mobile’s “free” mobile data option for streaming video, will now support YouTube and Google Play. The move comes as the FCC continue to consider whether the option breaches net neutrality rules. The option means that any video from participating providers doesn’t count towards data caps, effectively meaning there’s no direct cost to the […]
Proposed laws in California and New York would ban phones with unbreakable encryption. California state representative Jim Cooper says the move is needed to prevent human trafficking. The California bill was introduced this week and its introduction explains that it “would require a smartphone that is manufactured on or after January 1, 2017, and sold […]
The head of T-Mobile has apologized for going on a profanity-laden rant against the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But John Legere continues to dispute the claim from the EFF that his company’s “Binge On” data program follows the ethos of net neutrality. The dispute follows T-Mobile launching a plan which excluded selected video apps from data […]