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Is It Legal For Police To Search Your Phone?

Consider the following scenarios: A police officer stops you on the street and asks you to empty your pockets. A police officer stops you in your car and asks to search you and the vehicle. Regardless of nearly all factors, one of the items recovered will inevitably be a mobile phone. But in what circumstances can police search your phone? Must they obtain a search warrant? And what will happen if you refuse to provide your passcode or fingerprint required to access your phone? Let’s find out.


Kickass Torrents Has Been Knocked Offline By US Copyright Police

The alleged owner of Kickass Torrents (KAT) has been arrested for copyright infringement with all site domains seized by US authorities. The upshot of this is that the site is down; possibly for good.


Samsung TabPro S Interstate Roadtrip: Samsung Flow

The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is one of the slimmest and lightest 2-in-1s on the market. While this is great for portability, it can prove problematic for forgetful mobile workers who have a hard time keeping track of their things. (You know who you are.) Because you can barely feel the TabPro S in your bag, it’s easy to accidentally leave the device behind on public transport.

To protect against these user errors, Samsung has equipped the TabPro S with Samsung Flow; a mobile app for Galaxy smartphones that provides additional security features and other neat tricks. We put it to the test during our road trip.


Be Extra Careful About Identity Theft During A Move

Identity theft rates are on the rise, so you should always be vigilant of the threat, and that means taking the necessary steps to protect yourself. As author Adam Levin points out, you should be especially careful to secure your personal information during a big move.


Shredo Simplifies Secure File Deletion On Mac OS X

Mac: Securely deleting files isn’t a total necessity for most of us, but if you want to make sure what individual files you delete are really gone for good, Shredo’s a solid tool for doing so.


Why Some Places Should Be Off Limits For Pokémon GO

The outstanding, almost overnight success of Pokémon GO in the few countries its officially available has seen crowds of players gather in cities, overload the game’s servers and even led to the discovery a dead body.


Pokémon GO Updates With A Fix For Google Permissions

Yesterday, the internet was aflutter with a seeming overreach of Pokémon GO‘s access to your Google account. While that all turned out to be an error that wasn’t as bad as it looked, Niantic’s gone ahead and fixed things to make the whole process much more clear.


How To Revoke Pokémon GO's Extensive Permissions To Your Google Account

Everyone’s stoked about Pokémon GO, but if you’re a privacy conscious player on iOS, you might not like the fact that Pokémon GO (and Ingress, for that matter) has complete access to everything in your Google account. Good news though, you can revoke that access.


Here Are All The Things You Can't Mail Into Australia [Infographic]

Every year, around 80,000 international letters and parcels are intercepted by Australia’s border protection force for being “high risk”. While some items are prohibited for obvious reasons, others are less clear, especially if you’re not clued into our strict biosecurity legislation. This infographic covers what you need to know.


Why NSW Banned Greyhound Racing

Just as President John F. Kennedy famously implored Americans to ask what they might do for their country rather than vice versa, the New South Wales government’s decision to ban greyhound racing from July next year suggests an approach that asks not what animals can do for us, but what we can do for them.


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