Browsing All posts tagged under »App Store«

Turn off data leaks

August 21, 2012


You give away personal data when you download apps. Mobilescope helps you understand what you’re giving up when you download. Every time you download an app, you pass a stream of data to the app’s maker. The developer might need that information for absolutely legitimate reasons, but wouldn’t you to at least like to know what […]

Wondering “What’s Pinterest?”

August 19, 2012


If you’re don’t know what Pinterest is, Pinners would tell you to check out the Categories. You have to sign up first, but you’ll see a new and  very popular way of visual blogging, I guess you’d call it. Clicking the Categories menu lets you view whole sections of pins about your favorite interests, whether it’s […]

Children’s toy of the year 2010

October 2, 2011


As I’ve pointed out before — apps make the machine.  With the right applications, the iPad becomes a device for  children. Even PCWorld, a hard core computer magazine named the iPad the children’s toy of the year in 2010. (They may have thought that was all it was good for.  Don’t know?)  The iPad has […]