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App Tip: Disable WhatsApp Info Sharing with Facebook

The word on the street is WhatsApp messages are no longer being secure, and Facebook is now stealing all of your WhatsApp data to sell to the highest bidder. What's really going down is WhatsApp is in fact sharing account information, NOT YOUR ACTUAL MESSAGES, with Facebook ONLY to "Offer customers more relevant and new ways for people communication with business" Don't trust Facebook with your WhatsApp information (which is somehow different than all the information you already give to Facebook?), here's how to fix it....

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To HomeKit Or Not To HomeKit?

When dreaming up my own #SmartCrib, HomeKit was no question the number one service I planned on utilizing. Come to find out, there are a number of the brands I've had my eyes on (and currently own) are not HomeKit compatible. So do I go with HomeKit and only use compatible devices, at the expense of choice? Or do I expand my smart home options, at the expense of user-friendliness?...

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My #SmartCrib Project

You can bet I will break down all the smart house/home automation/Internet of Things (IoT) technology I plan on implementing in order to give you some ideas to how you can add some tech to your home!...

Recovery Mode To The Rescue

Recovery Mode To The Rescue

Since I know some of you are the Mobile Device Managers for your friends/family/household, and may have "forgetful users" who forget the passcode to their iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, you can use this little trick to remove the passcode on your device by putting it in Recovery Mode...

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GEAR – ThanoTech K11 iPhone Bumper

For the folks who prefer to not cover up their iPhone in case, but still need some protection from accidental drops, the nice folks at ThanoTech sent me the K11 iPhone bumper that maintains the slim and svelte profile of my device, while keeping it safe around the edges....

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Mac Tip: Customize Finder Toolbar

If you're one of those people who have grown too accustomed to using your Mac's Finder window to suddenly change your ways, here's how you can customize the Finder toolbar to quickly access commonly used functions...