Did you know these iPhone apps record your screen while you use them?


Fucking Apple.. smh but google ain’t much better with some of the latest news of their data collection methods….

When an app says it’s collecting data for technical support or analytics purposes, it seems innocuous but a report by TechCrunch and The App Analyst found a number of iOS applications that went much further without informing users. The apps mentioned, including Air Canada, Abercrombie & Fitch, Expedia, Hotels.com and others used analytics software from a company called Glassbox that embeds “session replay” tech to show them exactly what users are doing. Continue reading

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LibreELEC (Leia) 9.0.0 RELEASE

Bout time lol .. for those not in the know, LibreELEC is a small linux distro which turns your computer into a Kodi “box” and now it includes retrogaming!!

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LibreELEC 9.0 (Leia) has finally arrived after a long gestation period. Based upon Kodi v18.0, the Final 9.0 release contains many changes and refinements to user experience and a complete overhaul of the underlying OS core to improve stability and extend hardware support. Kodi v18 also brings new features like Kodi Retroplayer and DRM support that (equipped with an appropriate add-on) allows Kodi to unofficially stream content from services like Netflix and Amazon.

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Fire TV Recast offers both DVR and streaming on the go

Hmmmm

At Amazon’s launch event today in Seattle the company announced its first DVR called the Fire TV Recast. There’s no cable TV tuner built-in, so the channels available will be the ones you can access with a connected over-the-air antenna (like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS or the CW). Continue reading

Facebook has created an AI that can understand memes – TechSpot

I bet Mark & co will find other uses for this AI as well…

Moderation is not an easy thing for social media platforms to get right. With millions of users actively publishing image, video, and text posts every hour, manually reviewing the site’s content is off the table. Continue reading

How To Stop Google From Tracking Your Location (Really) | Gizmo’s Freeware

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that’s Google 4 ya…

Turning off Location History doesn’t stop Google from tracking you. There’s one more account setting you can change to prevent tracking.

Google is in the news recently. It seems turning off Location History in a Google account doesn’t completely turn off tracking. Continue reading

7 Vegetarian and Vegan Apps for a Healthier Life

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Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” The human body thrives off vegetables, so it should be no surprise that more people than ever before are turning to a vegetable-based lifestyle.

The problem with this lifestyle, if you’ve never tried it before, is that our world isn’t built for it. You’ll find fast food, processed food, and lots of meat everywhere you look. To make sure your diet is mostly plant-based, you really have to work at it and plan for it. Continue reading

What Is Mylobot Malware? How It Works and What to Do About It

Botnet Detection and Removal: Methods & Best Practices ...

This is a doozy right here…. be on your shit!

Cybersecurity is a constant battleground. In 2017, security researchers discovered some 23,000 new malware specimens per day (that’s 795 per hour).

While that headline is shocking, it turns out that the majority of these specimens are variants of the same malware type. They just have slightly different code that each creates a “new” signature.

Every now and then, though, a truly new malware strain bursts onto the scene. Mylobot is one such example: it’s new, highly sophisticated, and gathering momentum. Continue reading