Mobile chat services are great, until you don't have an internet connection and the conversation goes dark. That's where FireChat could potentially come in, tapping into the power of iOS 7 to offer chat with other users near and far.
It may seem hard to believe for those of us who stay on top of the world's newest technological advances, but there are huge swaths of the world that still have limited access to the Internet. As the Daily Mail reports (via AppleInsider), the non-profit Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) wants to change all that with a so-called "Outernet" service.
The fact that Safari is baked into iOS creates a thorny problem for competing web browsers looking to innovate on the platform. Although Opera has a capable “mini” version of its own product, the company takes a bolder step toward reinventing iPad browsing with Coast — even if it leaves a bit too much of the past behind. Unlike competing browser apps, Coast by Opera abandons the majority of the desktop-style UI conventions that have thus far been a staple on the iPad.
It's a new day, which means it's time for a new Yahoo! logo -- but unlike the company's "30 days of change" that kicked off in early August, this one is permanent, whether the internet likes it or not.
iPad sales may be down, but that doesn't mean that people aren't using them, as evidenced by advertising firm Chitika's startling revelation that the iPad takes up a whopping 84 percent of all tablet Internet traffic of of June. That actually marks an increase from May's 82 percent, even with the release of Samsung's new Galaxy tablets.
If you've never heard of IFTTT, chances are you're not really bending the internet to your will -- but starting today, you won't even need a web browser to use the service, thanks to a free iPhone app.
Nervous about the internet sales tax bill that just flew through the Senate on Monday? A new report claims that it's not quite out of the woods yet, while Amazon beats Google to paid Android apps in China and Facebook Messenger finally adds the stickers recently enabled in the full official Facebook app. Ready to read more? Click on and find out what else is making news!
Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Files can often be spoofed on shady download sites, but there’s a simple way to verify not only the integrity of the file, but also that it hasn’t been tampered with during transit over the Internet. MD5, or Message Digest version 5, gives you a condensed version of the file (or a “digest”) that can be compared at point A and B to ensure the file is exactly the same. Continue reading, and we’ll show you how to verify your files using its digital file fingerprint.
In case you haven't noticed, satellite provider Dish Network wants to get into the cellular carrier business -- only days after a rumored partnership with T-Mobile, the TV provider is launching a bid for Sprint instead.
Although we never like to see anyone's Apple gear get stolen, sometimes it can have a different kind of happy ending -- such as a laptop that secretly starts sending images from its new home for the entertainment of others.