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Computing

Parallels Access now lets you access your PC or Mac using an iPhone or an Android device

Parallels Access, which previously was only available for the iPad, can now be used with Android gear, as well as the iPhone.
Mobile

MyPermissions helps you keep apps from accessing your data

MyPermissions wants to protect your data from nosy applications. It shows users the ability too apps accessing information and allows you to block them. A new version of the service is now available for Android.
Mobile

New Facebook iPad app emphasizes games and trending videos

Facebook is testing out a new update to its iPad app, which adds a sidebar for mobile game notifications, gaming suggestions, and trending content. The social network hopes to attract more game developers and players to its iPad app.
Mobile

New bill may allow the government to regulate map apps

A new bill proposed by the Obama administration may give the U.S. Transportation Department regulatory powers over apps like Google Maps and Apple Maps. The aim is to crack down on distracted driving.
Mobile

12 tips to help get the most out of your iPhone 5S

The iPhone 5S is another smash hit for Apple, but are you sure you’re making the most of it? Come on in for a look at some iPhone 5S tips to put the smart in your smartphone.
Apple

Do we have Tim Cook to thank for the iPad mini?

A profile published in the New York Times throws some new light on Tim Cook and his history with Apple, including the origins of the iPad mini and his role in the development of the iWatch.
Apple

Apple recalls European iPhone chargers in 37 countries due to overheating and safety risk

Apple is recalling the 5W European USB power adapters that came with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S models shipped from October 2009 to September 2012 in 37 countries, due to overheating and safety risk.
Apple

New pictures give us our best look yet at the iPhone 6

If you're looking to avoid spoilers about what Apple has in store for the next iPhone, don't click through — we've got images that show the front and back of two new handsets coming this fall.
Mobile

Apple launches replacement program for affected European iPhone adapters

Apple is issuing a recall for European iPhone adapters purchased between October 2009 and September 2012. These adapters, model A1300, also came included with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S.
Mobile

Facebook Messenger adds in-app video recording, bigger thumbs

Facebook wants its messaging app to get everything it needs to compete with WhatsApp, Line, ChatOn, and other popular apps. The new Facebook Messenger lets you record short video clips and "Like" things with a giant blue thumbs-up.
Mobile

That iPad split-screen feature you’ve been waiting for? It’s in the iOS 8 code (Updated)

Split-screen functionality may soon be heading to an iPad near you. One developer spotted a piece of iOS 8 code that would allow users to open two apps side-by-side, at the same time.
Social Media

Facebook to create better targeted ads based on Web browsing history

Facebook will use Web browsing history to offer better targeted ads, but it will also allow users to opt out of ad tracking, and control which ads they see. The new policy doesn't comply with the Web browser's do-not-track code of honor.