Tag: owners

Amazon and Google smart speakers can eavesdrop and phish owners; HomePod safe

We’ve known since the spring of last year that Amazon Alexa and Google Home smart speakers can eavesdrop on owners, and even phish them via voice. However, new research shows… Read more »

BMW owners unable to access CarPlay due to apparent subscription service outage

A number of BMW owners are unable to access Apple’s CarPlay from their in-car infotainment systems after the German marque’s ConnectedDrive subscription service suffered an outage early this week. AppleInsider… Read more »

PSA: iPad owners cannot restore iCloud backups from iPhones running iOS 12.1.2

Here’s an interesting little wriggle: Apple rushed out iOS 12.1.2 for iPhone users at the end of last year. However, it did not release a corresponding update for the iPad…. Read more »

Opera Touch claims to be the perfect browser for iPhone X/XS owners, for two reasons

Opera has ported its Opera Touch mobile browser from Android to iOS, and claims that it’s the perfect choice for iPhone X and iPhone XS/Max owners. The company says ‘zero-step search’ and… Read more »

Logitech now shipping Harmony Hub replacements to owners of discontinued Harmony Link

After announcing that its Harmony Link remote control device will no longer operate as of March 2018, Logitech promised free Harmony Hub replacements to all users of the product, and… Read more »

Apple device owners unable to restore from backup as iCloud outage continues

An unspecified service outage that has been ongoing for nearly 36 hours is impacting a small percentage of Apple customers attempting to use iCloud Backup, prohibiting them from creating new… Read more »

Samsung revamps Smart Switch website as it targets iPhone owners among others

Samsung has revamped the website for its Smart Switch app, designed to make it easy to transfer data and settings to Galaxy devices from competitor phones – including iPhones …… Read more »

Friday 5: Affinity Photo – a must-have photo editing app for iPad Pro owners [Video]

When Serif’s Ash Hewson took the stage in San Jose during the WWDC 2017 keynote, you just knew that something big was about the be announced. That announcement, which didn’t disappoint,… Read more »

iPhone 7’s Lack of ‘Compelling’ Features Convinced Most Galaxy Note7 Owners to Stay With Samsung

In a recent piece by The Wall Street Journal, hardware analyst Stephen Baker commented on the state of holiday sales figures for both Apple and Samsung. While many believed Apple… Read more »