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FBI Promises to Share iPhone Unlock with Authorities...

phonesThe (FBI) Federal Bureau of Investigation has promised to help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones as soon as it is permitted by law and policy.

The FBI said in a letter to local law enforcement agencies about the challenges being faced by authorities in monitoring suspects who use encrypted mobile devices.

The FBI says it will consider any tool that may be helpful to other agencies.

There’s been an ongoing legal battle between the Apple and the FBI, with the court ruling in favour of Apple recently.

The authorities wanted Apple to write new software to get into the iPhone secured by encryption to access data from suspect’s phones.

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You Should Stop Closing Your Apps If You Want to Preserve Your Battery Life...

phonesWhile most of us think that closing the apps running in the background will preserve battery life, it turns out it wont.

In fact in both Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS software, apps are paused in the device memory allowing them to be opened fast. Closing the app just removes it from the memory and it will have to re-launch from scratch. This for most apps can actually take more battery power than just leaving it opened, on pause.

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