No, Apple is not Listening to You through FaceTime

Earlier this week, reports broke that Apple’s popular video call service - FaceTime - had a software bug that allowed any user to hear and see the video and audio of the person that they were calling, even if that person had not answered. Reporting sparked concern into iOS users, and some reports even claimed Apple was using this bug to spy on its user base. What is this bug? Is it fixed and do I need to be worried? Those are all great questions!

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Why Your Digital Data is so Valuable

In the age of an ever-expanding digital world the public is beginning to hear more reports of large companies misusing and mishandling sensitive, private consumer data than ever before. What could possibly be so valuable about the information that a company or service is collecting on you? Why should consumers be more concerned and why are the wrong questions still being asked?

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Customize Divi’s Read More Link

Divi’s is arguably the best WordPress theme for developers and first-time users alike. Its customizability and flexibility to suit a number of roles and designs is unlike any other theme that I have used. However, with smaller details it still lacks professionalism. The “read more” link present on Divi’s blog module is prime example of this. Today I am going to show you how to modify the what is displayed by the “read more” link and how to stylize the output to make it more professional. Let’s get started.

Tesla Begins Manufacturing Dual-Motor Model 3s

Since Tesla began rolling their Model 3 off the production line there have been a number of production challenges, set-backs, and delays causing uncertainty in the electric vehicle manufacturer’s ability to produce an affordable, mass-produced electric vehicle. With production finally ramping up, Tesla seems to be working to silence their critics with this new announcement.

Apple Set to Give Users More Control Over Battery Slow Downs

Late last year Apple confirmed that they slowed performance of older devices to protect the aging lithium-ion batteries housed inside of those devices. The revelation caused an uproar and plenty of law suits around the world. Now, Apple is set to make a change. Here’s what you need to know.