Nothing relaxes us like coming home and kicking off our shoes, but few things can disturb us more than having our private space violated while we were away. Protecting your place with a lot of gear can get expensive, but with the following apps, your iOS device can provide peace of mind without breaking the bank.
It's often said that there's nothing more rewarding than being a parent. However, bringing a child into the world is a huge responsibility, and knowing you'll someday have to expose that child to the contents of that world can be a scary proposition. You'll want to use all the resources at your disposal to keep your kid safe. To help you make the most of your mobile devices on this mission, we've collected eight apps that let you keep tabs on your children, communicate with them, protect them from potentially dangerous situations, and more. You can give your kids access to technology and seem like the cool parent when secretly it helps you know they're safe.
The impending arrival of iCloud Keychain has thrown a spotlight onto apps used to store sensitive data, including our longtime favorite, 1Password. The folks behind lesser-known contender Passwarden have seized this opportunity to overhaul their own app, but they haven’t gone far enough quite yet. Like 1Password, Passwarden stores login, credit card, and other data with 256-bit AES encryption, with the option to sync it between OS X and iOS. Although the core functionality is largely the same, Passwarden’s freemium business model is a real kick in the teeth.
In the classic Edgar Allan Poe story, "The Purloined Letter," the secret of where the missing letter is hidden is that it is hidden in plain sight. Tarted up a touch to look perfectly ordinary, the letter is overlooked by the best detectives in Paris.
Apparently, some Japanese commuters have the same idea for stashing their iPads.
Do you use your iPad while riding public transit? iPad commuters of the world - this is your time! Fear not the beat down,
nor the veiled threat of the sweatshirt-swaddled hooligan! Unleash your
inner Warrior-Geek and multi-touch your tablets with pride - Mac|Life
will show you the way!
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Office life in the technology sector is fraught with peril--and exposure to extreme irony isn’t the only hazard that can bring you down. So, in the interest of public safety, we have prepared a list of advisories for any cubicle drone working in a nerd-heavy environment.