Apple recently released iOS update 4.3.3, which reduces the volume of information that is collected. If you want to stop tracking completely, turning off location services will now delete the file. But remember, turning location services off will affect any app that uses the information to provide local results. In other news, streaming radio service Pandora now lets you listen to 10,000 clips from over 700 comedians. Its archive consists of bits from Bill Cosby to Jerry Seinfeld and Pandora will suggest material based on your taste. Professional comedians helped Pandora classify the jokes with over 100 traits to make the selections dynamic. And finally, Intel recently announced an update that will completely change the way it creates processors. The company will now fit its chips with 3D transistors that utilize the space above a processor. The improvement in technology allows for 37% faster chips that consume 50% less power.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 5, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).