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Ephemeral Apps ~ Bruce Schneier

Ephemeral messaging apps such as Snapchat, Wickr and Frankly, all of which advertise that your photo, message or update will only be accessible for a short period, are on the rise.... The companies offering these apps might very well analyze their content and make that information available to advertisers. We don't know how much metadata is saved. In SnapChat, users can see the metadata even though they can't see the content and what it's used for. And if the government…

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Apple - CarPlay

CarPlay features Siri voice control and is specially designed for driving scenarios. It also works with your car’s controls — knobs, buttons, or touchscreen. And the apps you want to use in the car have been reimagined, so you can use them while your eyes and hands stay where they belong.Apple - CarPlay My Honda Accord (2006) is relatively but I am excited by this. Bhavna's 2001 Honday Odyssey will need to be replaced very soon so maybe she'll be…

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Enable Access for Assistive Devices in OS X Mavericks

I love [QuickCursor](https://islandinthenet.com/my-setup-apple-geek-edition/). I've used this app for several years to copy whatever text windows I'm working on -- a long blog post in WordPress for example -- into a text editor1 of my choice. When I save and quit the text editor, all the text is pasted back into the text window. The app is no longer under active development but I must use it at least once a day. I have QuickCursor in my Login Items and after…

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Sunrise calendar app for iPad

Despite its iPhone-only availability, the free app has grown to become one of the most popular third-party iOS calendar apps, consistently ranking in the App Store's top 100 productivity apps in the final quarter of last year. Almost a year on, Sunrise developers Pierre Valade and Jeremy Le Van have decided it's finally time to bring the stylish calendar app to iPad, complete with visualization and synchronization improvements.Engadget Downloaded and installed.…

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Photography

Recommended photo editing apps for the iPhone

An overview of iOS photo-editing apps. The best advice I can give is to trust your eyes and your instincts. Remember that everything starts in-camera. Regardless of your specific processing workflow, you can only edit with what you already have in the image. Focus on making great pictures straight out of the camera, and use these tools to enhance what already exists. The best iOS photo software may be VSCO Cam, but you are the best photo editor.Nick Heer…

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