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Cop cracks woman's iPad passcode to rescue her after crash

After a driver's OnStar alert system reportedly gives inaccurate locations for a crash, the local police department's tech geek thinks fast, breaks into the driver's iPad at her home and finds her via an Apple app.

By October 15, 2014

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Tips for changing your passcodes

The beginning of the new year is a great time to reset all of your passcodes and log-ins for key Web sites. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some tips for creating complicated passwords and ways to store that information to keep it safe.

By January 9, 2014

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BBM updated with Apple Touch ID, Android Wear support

The latest version of BlackBerry Messenger, announced at Mobile World Congress, adds more features aimed at personalization and privacy.

By March 2, 2015

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Yahoo's Mayer gives phone passcodes a pass

commentary Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confesses that she doesn't use a passcode to protect her smartphone, which goes to show you how hard it is to get people to take reasonable precautions. But it's also an improper risk for a major corporate leader.

By September 11, 2013

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Yahoo's Mayer admits she doesn't use a phone passcode

At TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explains why she doesn't like using a passcode on her smartphone and why she's a fan of fingerprint sensors.

September 11, 2013

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Microsoft beefs up Outlook apps for iOS, Android

Updates to the Outlook apps tweak swipe gestures on the Android version and improve security for Exchange users in both versions.

By February 18, 2015

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Apple Watch details reportedly revealed through leaked app

An iPhone app that manages settings for the Apple Watch purportedly offers more clues as to how the smartwatch will work, according to 9to5Mac.

By January 14, 2015

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Hacker claims you can steal fingerprints with only a camera

Previous attempts to copy fingerprints required specialized tools and the fingerprint itself.

By December 29, 2014

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Get started with your brand new iOS device

Sparkly new gadgets are abound this holiday season. Instead of sitting alone in fear of messing something up, let us help you get started with that new iPhone or iPad.

By December 26, 2014

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How to wipe your phone or tablet before you sell it

Here is how to wipe your personal data from a mobile device the right way before trading up to a new model.

By November 25, 2014