Snap Inc. really can't catch a break. After news broke earlier this week that it was laying off two dozen of its employees, a leaked memo has surfaced that doesn't exactly paint the company in a favorable light. And as if yet another leak wasn't bad enough, here's the real kicker: the leaked memo was actually about preventing leaks.
In it, Snap goes on to assert that it has a zero-tolerance policy on information leaks, and that any employee caught leaking information will lose their job and even Read more [...]
Spotlight adds the visual component to Spotify you never knew you wanted.
Like a lot of you reading this, Spotify is my go-to app for listening to music. However, do a little bit of digging and you'll see that it has a lot more to offer than just your favorite tunes. Spotify is also home to a wide range of podcasts covering just about every topic you could imagine, and these will soon become even better with a new feature called "Spotlight."
With Spotlight, podcasts will now feature visual components Read more [...]
Usually, we aren't too into Kickstarter stuff here at AP. No small number of crowdfunded endeavors have failed to materialize in the past, and too many of them are merely rebadged OEM goods. But in this brave new dongle-filled world, the HyperDrive has caught our eye. It's a combo USB-C hub, Qi charger, and phone stand all in one. And, unlike many Kickstarter promises, this one has already hit its funding goal.
If you've got a MacBook or MacBook Pro, having to juggle all the various dongles required Read more [...]
Our forum users share their thoughts about certain OnePlus customers experiencing credit card fraud after buying something from OnePlus's site.
Update, January 19: Today, OnePlus confirmed that its credit card systems were breached between November 2017 and January 2018 and up to 40,000 users had their credit card information compromised.
At the beginning of this week, OnePlus officially announced that certain customers that had purchased items from its website had been experiencing fraudulent activity Read more [...]
OnePlus has sent a letter to customers this morning, and confirmed in a post on the company's forums, that it was the target of a credit card hack. The attack was accomplished via a malicious script injected into the OnePlus.net payment page code, and allowed the attackers to see customer's credit card numbers, expiration dates, and security codes - enough information to easily allow those cards to be used for fraudulent purchases. Days ago, some users had begun reporting fraudulent card activity Read more [...]