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On Friday, China’s state run China Central Television (CCTV)  deemed Apple’s iPhone a national security threat. The threat is due to Apple’s “Frequent Location” feature that is a part of Location Services on the iPhone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the fear is based around the information contained within this feature that would, in essence, enable anyone who had this information to know of China’s secrets. Apple has not commented on the report, but according to their support page, the feature can be customized or turned off in the device settings. Apple also claims that the information collected is only…

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So, you are finally seeing the light and decide to live in the world of light. This means pain — especially the pain of having to give up old, dark, enslaving habits. It is heart-rending to bid goodbye to the tyrannical habits associated with iPhone use, especially if you’ve grown too attached to it. But, you find consolation in the fact that you’re welcoming a free world where there is color and where you can breathe. The transition is not easy. You’ve taken the most difficult step — that of deciding to leave the iPhone for good and embracing Android….

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Browser bookmarks enable us to save our favorite Web links for access later. If you think of the Web as a supersized digital book, Web bookmarks work like real-life bookmarks by allowing us to mark a location on the Web that we intend to go back to later. Other browser programs aptly use the term “Favorites” for such collections of links. If you use an iPhone and you’re planning to use an Android phone in addition to it, or if you intend to switch over entirely to Android, you will most likely also want to bring over your iPhone bookmarks…

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Ever since device makers armed mobile phones with top-of-the-line cameras, many have not stopped snapping and capturing those precious life moments. And, when easy Internet connectivity came to the mobile phone, many also started sharing their photos to friends, family, and in many cases also to the world at large. Yet, despite great strides in digital imaging and mobile interconnectivity, how easy is it to share photos between devices, especially those running different platforms — say, between the iPhone and an Android phone? If you own both — or are switching over from iPhone to Android — you will eventually…

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If you just recently converted from iPhone to Android, you’d not only want to transfer contacts from your iPhone to your Android phone or to transfer music from iTunes to Android. Both are doable, of course. Like most of us busy bees who rely much on our calendar or planner apps, you’d most likely also want to move your iPhone calendar entries to your new and better phone (i.e., Android)? That’s actually doable, too. In this post, I’ll show you how to transfer or sync your calendar from iPhone to Android. One-by-one transfer For just a handful of pre-existing calendar…