In the past, I have been known to push for the use of two-factor authentication for as many web sites as possible. Through the use of an app running on my smartphone, I can provide a code that is much safer than the SMS text message sent by some web sites and that can be… Read More
When CrashPlan announced the end of its unlimited backup service, I had to actively seek a new solution asking myself the question of how to provide two services I was previously (more or less) getting from this provider: Backups Synchronization between several machines (several PC and several iPhone) CrashPlan easily provided the backup feature despite… Read More
When I recently replaced my ageing iPhone, I had to install some applications again and I encountered a little issue: Since I have several calendars all in the same phone (my office Outlook agenda, the personal calendar from Google, and some others), the phone insisted on creating all my new meetings in the wrong calendar.… Read More
Remember! This was long before the text reading on the screen of your mobile phone. We were using books made out of… paper. I kid you not! Here is how they made books in this long-gone era: YouTube link
Opera just announced that, while they are not the larger player in the browser field, they cornered a nice piece of turf: 100 million users of Opera (about 50 millions on the Desktop, and a 50 million chunk on the mobile phone). This impressive position in the mobile phone market is probably going to get… Read More
All phones are not born equal. Some people seem to believe that the iPhone has a marvelous touch panel. But is this pure marketing BS? Is it Apple fans going overboard? MOTO, a small company supporting the development of high-tech gadgets and products, has created a (rather simple) test to check the precision and comfort… Read More
In the recent Black Hat conference, it has been revealed that the iPhone/iPod OS 3.0 had a severe vulnerability to hackers. A series of SMS messages could be used to get full access to your phone. Apple issued a revision of the OS that you can download from iTunes: rev 3.0.1.