Apple has already bent over backwards in a bid to keep doing business in China, but it’ll have to bend a little further. As of the end of February, the company will host mainland Chinese users’ iCloud keys on servers located within the country — and they’ll be jointly run by a state-backed company, Guizhou Cloud Big Data Industry. The company has no choice if it wants to keep offering iCloud to Chinese users, as the law now requires that any cloud services have domestic ownership and store their data within China’s borders.
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Your privacy is important, and now more than ever, it seems like everyone is trying to put eyes on your personal data. That might include advertisers, governments, or some weird voyeur in your life. The good news is you can do a few things to your iPhone to make it more secure and privacy friendly without ruining the experience.
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In the never-ending quest for great mobile photos, it can be tempting to ditch the camera app that comes with your phone for something far more advanced and exotic. However, if you know what you’re doing, you can get some high-quality results from the default camera app on your iPhone or Android device—and here’s how.
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You’ve probably seen mention of the Raspberry Pi in your travels across the internet, but what exactly is this compact piece of circuitry? What can you do with it and why would you want to? If you’re new to the life of Pi then we’re here to explain everything you need to know and then some.
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EVEN THOUGH APPLE opened up iOS to third-party keyboardsnearly two years ago, your options have been a little lackluster. Google’s Gboard wants to change that, starting with search.
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Yesterday media reports flooded the tech world that Apple AAPL -0.45%’s big iOS 9.3 release was causing upgrade errors and now Apple has gone on record to confirm these issues…
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Ne’er-do-wells have so far exploited holes in Apple’s FairPlay copy protection primarily to distribute pirated iOS apps, but it now looks like they’re turning their energy toward hurting users.
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