30 November 2015

Best Tech Gifts 2015 (video)


Best Tech Gifts 2015 - WSJ's Personal Tech Columnists Geoffrey A. Fowler and Joanna Stern have reviewed hundreds of gadgets throughout the year. These are their favorites. Published on Nov 24, 2015.

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23 November 2015

How To Avoid Android Smartphone Malware: Only Install Apps From Google Play Store

Beware: New Android malware is ‘nearly impossible’ to remove. - The Washington Post: "... luckily, there is a pretty easy way to avoid them: Only install apps from Google's official Play Store." (emphasis added)

Here's the "money quote"--
 "Malicious actors behind these families repackage and inject malicious code into thousands of popular applications found in Google Play, and then later publish them to third-party app stores," Lookout noted in a blog post about the malware. That means the victims here were people who went outside of Google's official channels to install the imposter apps."
Buyer beware!

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16 November 2015

Two Apple iPad Pro Video Reviews

Apple iPad Pro Reviews--from the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg--

iPad Pro Video Review: With giant screen, keyboard and stylus, is the new iPad Pro a laptop? A sketchbook? A TV? WSJ's Joanna Stern goes on a journey to find out what the iPad Pro really is.(Nov 11, 2015)


iPad Pro Review: Big New Canvas - Bloomberg's Sam Grobart got a hold of the new iPad Pro and he needed both hands to hold it. Published on Nov 11, 2015

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09 November 2015

Vice Media TV Channel, Deal With A+E (video)



Above video: Vice Media finally gets its own TV channel in a deal with A+E. Here are the details. Published on Nov 4, 2015

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02 November 2015

Apple TV Review: A Big iPhone for Your Living Room (video)



Apple TV Review: A Big iPhone for Your Living Room - The new $150 Apple TV's touch-friendly remote and store full of apps bring the dream of cable-cutting closer, says WSJ's Geoffrey A. Fowler.
(Published Oct 29, 2015)

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