Virginia Courts Rule Police Cannot Force Users to Disclose Passcode, but Can Force You to use Touch ID to Unlock your iPhone or iPad
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In a Virgina Beach Circuit Court ruling, a criminal defended will be required to use his fingerprint to unlock his iOS device, even though he does not have to reveal his passcode so that police can search the contents. This is a very interesting case and sets precedence for future rulings. A person’s passcode is [...]

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PadGadget’s DIY iPad Project Spotlight: iPad Baby Stroller
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Since Halloween is only a few days away, this will be our last costume-related DIY project spotlight for a while. We’ve had fun, but dressing like an iPad after Oct. 31 is just plain weird. Today’s costume is for your baby’s stroller. You may have figured out everything you need to look the part for [...]

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PadGadget’s Flashback Friday: Rocket Ranger
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In the early 1980s, an art-deco style hero showed up in the pages of our childhood comics. The Rocketeer stared a young pilot that stumbled into his crime-fighting career when he discovered a rocket-propelled jetpack that could send him flying. Excited about the possibility of flying around with jetpacks, we fell in love with the [...]

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PadGadget’s Sound Stage: MIDI over Bluetooth Lets You Wirelessly Control Instruments on Mac Via iPad
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  When Apple first demonstrated the integrated things you can do thanks to Continuity on OS X Yosemite, I was excited. You can send and receive non-iOS text messages, make and receive phone calls from your desktop, and “Handoff” works in progress, like documents and web searches. What Apple didn’t mention is that Continuity would [...]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Opens Up About Equality, ‘I’m Proud to be Gay’
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In an editorial this week in Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO told the world he is gay. The company has long been an open supporter of equality for people of any gender, race, or sexuality. Cook’s decision to publicly announce his homosexuality comes as he has been faced with a desire to do more in support [...]

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iOS 8 Now On Half of All Apple Mobile Devices
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After Oct. 20, when Apple updated its mobile operating system to 8.1, iOS saw a spike in adoption. Thanks to such things as Continuity, iCloud Drive, iPhoto Library, and Apple Pay, users were ready to update. According to Apple's developer webpage, since Oct. 5, has increased by five percent and passed the halfway mark to [...]

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Logitech Launches Keys-to-Go iPad Portable Keyboard, Updates Cases for iPad Air 2
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I love using an external keyboard to type with my iPad. It really enhances my productivity on the touch screen device. Personally, my favorite keyboard case is Logitech’s FabricSkin Keyboard Folio, but some people may not necessarily want to hide their iPad Air inside a case. Or, they may want a keyboard that will work [...]

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