New Apple TV leaked…well supposedly.

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Apple is expected to launch its next-generation set-top box next week, and we’re getting a good idea exactly what to expect.

A new report from the usually accurate Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac says the new Apple TV will focus on two major areas: gaming and Siri incorporation.

With its new Apple TV, the company will “actively compete” with gaming consoles from the likes of Microsoft and Sony, the report says.

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Don’t want the NSA to know that you’re cheating on your significant other?

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Only 6 Messaging Apps Are Truly Secure

 

It’s slim pickings for mobile users who want truly secure messaging: According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), only six applications pass the security test.

EFF examined 39 services—including popular tools from Apple, Google, Facebook, BlackBerry, Microsoft, and Yahoo.

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Dreaming with my eyes open – Unlimited online backup space for $4.99/Year.

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iDrive promises unlimited cloud-based phone backups for $5 per year

As phone and SD card storage space continues to expand, the limited (cost-effective) options to backup your device remain few and far between (Apple I’m looking at you, 128 GB iPhone 6 and 10 gb free iCloud, yea no thanks).

iDrive’s newly launched service looks to alleviate that concern.

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While I haven’t yet tried out the service (at the time of writing), iDrive’s website say’s

Backup your device contacts, photos, videos, calendar events on iOS, in addition, you can backup SMS, call logs and apps, on android – in a single touch!

And to top it off, it’s cross-platform, so it should get easier to sync contacts if you carry and Apple and an Android device like me. Needless to say, this is on my list of to-do things.

Check it out here

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