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« on: September 17, 2013, 03:40:40 pm »
IGN News : Severed Fingers Cant Unlock iPhone 5S

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs_68ZGPEj8

Well, I guess we can't believe everything we see in movies huh? They make it look so easy.
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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2013, 07:45:52 pm »
Remembering the thumb thieves from Back To The Future II now...

Fingerprint ID seems like a bad idea.  The FIRST EPISODE of Burn Notice pointed out that your fingerprint is on there all the time unless you clean it off after every use (unlikely, especially if you're on the street which is when it's most likely to be snatched), then a little trickery can get it unlocked.

Someone pointed out that there's a fifth amendment problem with this-- you can't be compelled to give away a password or any information that's in your head, but the same doesn't hold true for a fingerprint (or if you have the passwords written down, so MEMORIZE THEM PEOPLE).  So unless you have to put in a password as well as a thumbprint, your phone is a lot less secure.

The whole fingerprint ID thing sounds like kabuki security, it SEEMS like it would be secure but it really isn't.  We're overdue for a rethink on how security works, not this garbage.

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« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2013, 10:52:54 am »
iPhone 5s Launch Has Fans Lining Up: How Long Can It Last?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=he6mbuJSEUU

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« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2013, 03:02:53 pm »
That took about as long as I had figured: The iPhone fingerprint sensor has ALREADY been hacked.

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« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2013, 03:09:07 pm »
Haha. It was expected. It was probably the first guy in line that did the hacking. Egg on face.
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« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 09:41:29 am »
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« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2013, 10:15:58 am »
I just found out this weekend, on my iPad, using www.google.com, you can select a microphone function where I can ask a question instead of typing.

Dependent on the question or statement, google may answer with a voice and definitely take you to the web related data.

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« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2014, 10:03:51 am »
Siri Gets Catty If You Confuse Her With Scarlett Johansson

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In Spike Jonze’s latest film, Her, a mustachioed Joaquin Phoenix plays a man who falls in love with a Siri-like “digital assistant,” Her, played by Scarlett Johansson.

You’d think Siri would appreciate having a movie made about her, but instead, kitty’s got claws when it comes to her filmic counterpart: thanks to Apple’s cheeky and surprisingly timely programmers, if you ask Siri “Are you her?” she will respond: “No. Her portrayal of an intelligent agent is beyond artificial”, “No. You know that it’s just a movie, right?” and “No. In my opinion, she gives artifical intelligence a bad name.”


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« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2016, 05:59:50 am »
Hey peeps. As I've mentioned before, I ditched my cell phone years ago and haven't looked back since then. Monthly payments were getting out of control and even at it's basic/cheapest payment plan, it was still a huge waste of money. Fast forward to today and I was curious to know if there was an option to pick up a smartphone for the sole purpose of browsing websites online. Simply put, have a smartphone for WiFi usage only and not using it for calling people. What are my options. Looking forward to hearing what you guys have to say.
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« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2016, 09:16:27 am »
I can't help. I'm a dumbass when it comes to these types of phones. I'm considering going back to flip phone.

I'm hearing the joke with today's phones, is they are used for every thing BUT talking on. Go figure.

Good luck and let us know what you find.
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« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2016, 04:45:48 am »
Getting a Smartphone with no Data Plan: The Tech Guy 1090

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oTeN7fPxEU


This seems to be the solution.
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« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2016, 10:27:02 am »
Good ol' Leo, solvin' our tech problems!

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« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2016, 10:46:43 am »
Okay, now that we know what I want is possible, I'm asking you guys for suggestions as to what phone I should get.
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« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2016, 11:16:10 am »
Yo, Mac and Neumatic, what kind of phone do you have? Make and Model? Any good?
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« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2016, 12:23:41 pm »
I'd still have my RAZR if my family hadn't pressured me into getting an iPhone 4S (I think it's a 4S) because "we can never get in touch with you!"  It's really more of a camera than anything else, and I rarely take pictures.

 

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