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iOS 7 Tracks Your Movements and Favorite Hangouts

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More than ever before, we’ve become increasingly aware of our technology’s ability to monitor our movements. For the most part, smartphone users now have at least a vague understanding that service providers as well as apps and mapping services are collecting, asking for, and using location data all the time. Whether we read them or […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 7, 2013

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Is your iPhone’s home button busted? Whether it doesn’t work at all or is simply inconsistent, having a broken home button can be a real pain. Within a year of buying your iPhone, a quick trip to a Genius Bar will fix you up. But if your phone is out of warranty and you’re not […]

Square

Square for iOS Now Records and Tracks Payment History, Other New Features

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Square on Monday updated its iOS app with new features for all of Apple’s mobile devices as well as added some iPad-specific improvements. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store. On the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Square now lets you record and track “all kinds of payments,” including checks […]

Kindle App

Buying Kindle and Nook Books on an iDevice May Soon Be Better Than Ever

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Three weeks after Apple was declared responsible for leading a conspiracy to raise e-book prices, the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday submitted a proposed remedy to prevent the company from fixing prices and discriminating against competitors such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Apple should not be able to “discriminate against rival e-books apps […]

Book Publishing Apps for Kids

These iPad Apps Help Students Turn the Page on Book Publishing

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Many parents fear that iPads and other touchscreen devices will discourage kids from picking up, reading and enjoying actual books. While this is a legitimate concern, there are many chapters to this story. In fact, there are a number of apps that actually teach students of all ages how to create their own books, periodicals […]