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It’s official: AT&T and Verizon are feeling the heat from T-Mobile and Sprint

%name It’s official: AT&T and Verizon are feeling the heat from T Mobile and Sprint by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Competition is a glorious thing for consumers, even though wireless carriers would obviously prefer that you had fewer choices so they wouldn’t have to work so hard to keep your business. Barron’s points out that both AT&T and Verizon have cited increased competition as having an impact on their quarterly churn rates and earnings per share, respectively.

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SALE: Get 3 years of hacker protection with the VPN Unlimited Premium Plan

%name SALE: Get 3 years of hacker protection with the VPN Unlimited Premium Plan by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

The internet represents a digital world of opportunity, learning, and community. Lurking in the shadows of this glorious creation however, are those whose only desire is to steal your identity, your information, and to do you harm. Protect yourself from these criminals with a 3 year subscription to the VPN Unlimited Premium Plan, 70% off for a limited time at BGR Deals.

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Here are some essential Google search tricks you may never have heard of

%name Here are some essential Google search tricks you may never have heard of by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

We can never get enough Google search tricks, which is why we’re glad to see that Time asked some Googlers to offer some tips for Google search that they think too few people have heard of. Some of them are very well known, of course, such as searching for whole phrases by using quotation marks and searching for content on individual websites, but others definitely caught our eyes as features we never knew about before.

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Apple’s two-factor authentication on iTunes can easily turn into your worst nightmare

%name Apple’s two factor authentication on iTunes can easily turn into your worst nightmare by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Apple this year has worked to improve the privacy and security features that protect iOS, OS X and iCloud users, particularly following the embarrassing nude celebrity hacks from September, which were possible thanks to phishing attacks that managed to steal the Apple IDs and passwords of the victims. Apple insisted at the time that users enable its two-factor authentication iTunes security feature to better protect their accounts, but The Next Web reveals that the feature is so secure that it can turn into your worst nightmare in an instant.

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5 fantastic widgets Android fans say they can’t live without

%name 5 fantastic widgets Android fans say they can’t live without by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Although mobile apps get all the attention, widgets that give you constantly updated useful information on your Android phone’s home screen have become pretty important as well. One member of Reddit’s Android community asked his fellow Android fans for a list of widgets that they “can’t live without” and they listed some fantastic Android widgets that you may or may not have heard of. For your enlightenment, we decided to take their five most popular widgets and summarize what each one brings to the table.

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The Nexus 6 is now even cheaper… but there’s a huge catch

%name The Nexus 6 is now even cheaper… but there’s a huge catch by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Even though the Nexus 6 is more expensive than any of its predecessors, Google is betting on a different strategy to sell more Nexus smartphones this year, and that’s partnering up with various mobile operators around the world, including many U.S. carriers that can sell the handset for a subsidized price. Joining AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile is U.S. Cellular, which is currently taking orders for both the 32GB and 64GB versions of the handset, with both of them being priced cheaper than elsewhere.

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