4 ways to get iPhone-level privacy from your Android phone

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Take a few quick steps to ramp up your phone’s privacy protections. One of the most appealing reasons to opt for an iPhone in recent years has been Apple’s ongoing commitment to enhance its devices’ privacy protections. Thanks to numerous privacy features built into the iPhone’s iOS operating system, Apple can boast that one of the key benefits of using its phone over Android phones is increased privacy. Read Full Story

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Wearing a mask? Apple will soon make Face ID less annoying if you want to unlock your iPhone

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The next iOS beta lets you skip Face ID and head straight to passcode entry. Apple is making a slight tweak to the process of unlocking newer iPhones with a mask on. Although Face ID is still unusable while wearing a mask, the latest beta version of iOS 13 jumps directly to the passcode screen if you swipe up while your face is covered, 9to5Mac reports . Read Full Story

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Hey engineers: These 4 COVID-19 volunteer projects need your skills

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Hospitals need masks and ventilators. Small businesses need to change how they operate. If you’re versed in hardware engineering or web development, you can help. Engineers at Apple recently helped develop an adjustable face shield to protect healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. By the end of this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook said yesterday , the company expects to have shipped 1 million of the shields. Read Full Story

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How KaiOS is beating Apple and Android to the next billion cellphone users

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Its phones sell for as little as $15 but run WhatsApp, YouTube, and more. KaiOS is the most popular mobile operating system you probably haven’t heard of. Instead of designing software for full-blown smartphones, Hong Kong–based KaiOS Technologies (pronounced ky-O-S) has exceeded 150 million global users by powering what it calls the “smart feature phone.” Far more spartan than iPhones and Samsung Galaxy models, these devices—which sell for as little as $15—run must-have apps such as YouTube, Google Maps, Facebook, and Whats­App, with more available from the KaiOS app store. Read Full Story

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Optimizing ecommerce & mobile for in-the-moment holiday shopping experiences

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30-second summary: Market conditions have shifted; they’re on a volatility roller coaster ride with an indeterminate amount of track of opportunity. US ecommerce sales in July rose 55% year-over-year (YoY) reaching a record $66.3 billion. 73% of consumers who are shopping online more since the pandemic plan to continue doing so in future. Ready or not, retailers need be planning new ways to deal with demand fluctuations across ecommerce categories now and plan for the holidays. In the face of dramatic shifts in consumer behavior, social distancing recommendations, and no end in sight to the uncertainty and changes in consumer behavior caused by the coronavirus, retailers are finding ecommerce and the mobile shopping experience more important than ever before. In fact, according to new data released from the Adobe Digital Index US ecommerce sales in July rose 55% year-over-year (YoY) reaching a record $66.3 billion. Strategies and technologies in the …

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