Tag Archive: Personal


Google+ leaked personal details, will be shut down

Many have long suspected that Google+ was in its final days, but almost no-one could have predicted it would end like this.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Alphabet Inc. announced that it would cease operations for consumers after it was revealed that the social network revealed personal information for hundreds of thousands of users. The information was available to third-party developers between 2015 and March 2018.

As part of its response to the incident, the Alphabet Inc. unit plans to  [Read More…]

Apple said it makes the most personal mobile OS, which is just absurd

The operating system that won’t let you set Waze as your default map is trying to call itself the most personal operating system. Riiiiiiight…

The yearly Apple Event where we see the new iPhone X-mas announced and Jony Ive reinventing the polygon is here, and it kicked off with the most ridiculous claim we’re likely to see out of Cupertino to date: “iOS isn’t just the most advanced mobile operating system, it’s the most personal.”

Once you’re  [Read More…]

T-Mobile customers may have had their personal information leaked

T-Mobile customers may have cause for concern, as it is possible some of your personal details were accessed recently. T-Mobile has released a statement regarding the incident which occurred on August 20. On the day in question, T-Mobile’s cybersecurity team detected the breach and promptly shut down the attempt to access any unauthorized information and informed the authorities.

What was accessed

The good news is, according to the statement your social security number, financial info, and password were not accessed. The  [Read More…]

T-Mobile gets personal with customer support and teams up with Pandora

No more robots for T-Mobile, the Un-carrier is getting more personal with their support. From now on when you call T-Mobile in need of help you’re going to get a real human being. Not only that but T-Mobile promises no more run around by being bouncing around the call center.

Team of Experts

Traditionally when you would call for support you would get a robot or bounced from person to person, hoping to find someone who could solve your problem.  [Read More…]

Google Maps gains more personal exploration tools

Google on Tuesday announced an update to its Google Maps app for mobile devices. Available now, it provides more accurate and useful information.

The refreshed Google Maps will provide users with trending lists curated from local experts and by way of Google’s algorithms. Now it’s easier than ever to find the best burger joint in a particular area.

Speaking of which, you can use Google Maps to track your personal progress as you  [Read More…]

Does Google collect too much of our personal info?

Let’s talk privacy.

Just about everyone has a Google account. If you use YouTube, Gmail, or just own an Android phone, chances are you’ve got one. A Google account is almost essential these days for doing anything online, but as we all know, a heap of personal data is collected and saved by the company.

This doesn’t matter to some folks, but for others who want to keep their information as private as can be, it can  [Read More…]

How to use Spotify’s radio magic to level up your personal playlists

We never want a good playlist to end, and with Playlist Radio, they never have to.

Spotify prides itself on its playlist prowess. There’s a reason that Spotify’s Home tab is covered in playlists rather than just popular songs and albums like most music apps. A good, long, curated playlist can hit all the right spots even better than Spotify’s radio stations, but if you’re having a little trouble fleshing out your budding playlists, never fear!

Spotify  [Read More…]

Equifax says personal data of 143 million customers exposed in cyber attack

Equifax says a cyber attack leveraged against the company has exposed the personal data of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.

Credit-reporting company Equifax has just announced a major cyber security breach that has exposed the data of approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.

What data was exposed?

The company says the following data was accessed:

names Social Security numbers birth dates addresses driver’s license numbers credit card numbers (approx. 209,000 U.S. consumers) dispute documents (approx. 182,000 U.S. consumers)  [Read More…]

Boost website traffic with a lifetime sub to Webtexttool Personal Plus, now just $40

Running a successful website takes a lot of work, and there are many angles that must be covered. One important aspect is search engine optimization (SEO), but learning the ins and outs takes a lot of time and usually costs a decent chunk of change.

What you need is a tool that can handle SEO on its own, and ultimately boost readership on your site. Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?

Right now, Android Central Digital  [Read More…]

Keep cool with this Micro-USB powered personal fan for $7.85 today!

The summer is quickly approaching, and what better way is there to stay cool than a personal fan that connects to your phone through the Micro-USB port? There probably isn’t a better portable option for just $ 7.85, so be sure to grab one today!