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No, Apple and Google Are Not Tracking Whether or Not You Have COVID-19

No, Apple and Google Are Not Tracking Whether or Not You Have COVID-19

Two of the largest technology companies in the world are working with local governments to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Google and Apple are working to fuel application development that would notify people if they have been in proximity to others who have tested positive for the virus. Unfortunately, their good work is being misconstrued by some and is causing a stir. Today, we will look at their efforts, what critics are saying, and what you can do depending on which side of the debate you are on.

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A Modernized Christmas Story

A Modernized Christmas Story

In recognition of the holiday this year, we’ve decided to adapt a famous tale to a more contemporary setting, and create a parody of the holiday classic, A Christmas Story. We hope you enjoy this retelling, as much as we enjoyed writing it!

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Finding a Work-Around for iMessage Issues

Finding a Work-Around for iMessage Issues

iMessage is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world, and iPhone/iPad users get a nice, seamless integration across all their Apple products. With so many iPhone users using Microsoft Windows 10 PCs, we thought that there must be a way to send and receive iMessages in Windows 10. There are, but it comes with a lot of risks.

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We Examine What We Know About the New iPhone Models

We Examine What We Know About the New iPhone Models

The iPhone was one of the first major smartphones introduced to the world, and Apple has released so many iterations of it that it’s almost unbelievable how far it has come. In fact, over the past 10 years, so many smartphones and devices have been introduced that it is incredible think that it was one device that started it all.

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Bold or Boneheaded? Apple Ditches the Headphone Jack

Bold or Boneheaded? Apple Ditches the Headphone Jack

The new iPhone 7 has been released, and much to consumers’ chagrin, the device no longer has a headphone jack. The smartphone market is rife with news of exploding batteries and iPhones without headphone jacks, but amongst this chaos may be a hint of wisdom that businesses can learn from.

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