Mac: DayOne is one of the best journalling apps for both iOS and the Mac, but it doesn’t integrate with other services to allow you to create any kind of automatically updated journal. So, the blog Poor Signal came up with a way to automatically create a new DayOne entry for various IFTTT recipes using Dropbox and Hazel.
An investigation by the Australian Privacy Commissioner explores how Telstra ended up placing details of 15,775 customers into a spreadsheet that was indexed by Google and available freely on its web site. That unfortunate experience provides plenty lessons for anyone involved with storing customer data — an especially important consideration with Australia’s privacy principles being strengthened this week.
iOS: Tweetbot, our pick for the best Twitter client for the iPhone , got an update today with a handful of new features, including a new font, a better thumbnail display, and the ability to instantly mute tweets.
You probably don’t need us to tell you that a proper DSLR camera is better than the camera on your smartphone. But if you’re curious about how much better it is, the folks at Bammo have a (slightly NSFW) video that explains everything you need to know.
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Humans often act irrationally, making decisions — sometimes important ones — that contradict our best interests. This kind of irrational behaviour is at the centre of behavioural economics, and this free, online eight-week course by TED speaker, author and Duke Professor Dan Ariely will introduce you to the topic.
Mobile phone tracking techniques are becoming more commonplace. Waste bins target ads. Shopping centres follow customers. Spooks follow airport passengers. Will the Privacy Act’s new definition of personal information provide enhanced protections against mobile phone tracking? Not really. Here’s why.
Android/Windows/Mac: The clipboard has always been one of the most useful features on every operating system. Mime-O makes it even better by allowing you to perform actions on selected text directly as soon as you copy it, including passing it to a text message or email app, looking up a definition, or even sending it to your PC’s clipboard.