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Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

Keith Collins at Quartz: Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card? Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it back to […]

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SOLVED: Setting up a 2nd generation AirPort Express to Extend an AirPort Extreme’s Wireless Network

So, I bought a 2nd generation Apple AirPort Express to extend the wireless network of my AirPort Extreme (it’s actually a Time Capsule, but the Time Capsule is basically just an AirPort Extreme with an internal hard drive). We’ve got a couple corner’s of the house — upstairs — that are more-or-less dead zones, so […]

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Use a SmartPhone? Meet the Oona.

The Oona is a smartphone stand, but like no other I’ve seen. It’s simple, elegant, and will work with most any smartphone. I’ll be using mine with the iPhone 4, but it’s not just for iPhone users. Follow the link to KickStarter and watch the video. Looks like it does everything! Mark me down.

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