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Mobile Nations Weekly: Lock it down

Tool updates, monetary updates, stealth updates, and account updates.

Tesla had an enormous week, beginning off with their quarterly earnings call — they are nonetheless dropping cash, when you have been involved. No, what is in reality fascinating is that Tesla is dramatically accelerating their manufacturing timeline, capturing to be generating 500,000 cars a year by 2018 — they plan to make 80,000-90,000 automobiles in 2016. Additionally they done a stealth improve choice — some new Type S automobiles in reality have a larger battery than what they buyer paid for, however they may be able to pay to unlock the extra range.

Windows 10 has landed on 300 million computers, phones, and Xbox consoles. That is massive. Additionally giant: a thorough updating and redesigning of HP's Pavilion PCs, our in-depth review of The Division, and details about how Microsoft plans to modernize classic Windows apps.

Google made an enormous and long-awaited update to their keyboard app: one-handed mode (and some other stuff) whilst the HTC 10 got a software update with camera improvements. And whilst the roll-out of Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv continues, BlackBerry's CEO showed that two new phones are coming by the end of the year (and we would put out cash on them operating Android).

Apple, ever the topic of the tech media's consideration, discovered itself within the cross-hairs once more. This time? Smartly-founded confusion about the confusing way that Apple Music merges streaming, cloud, and local music and the un-ending clamor that Apple's best days are behind it (that may be true, however is most probably hogwash).

We will have to additionally point out the elephant within the room: that huge data breach that may have compromised up to 232 million logins for Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo. If there used to be any doubt that you simply will have to be the use of two-factor authentication to ensure your accounts are safe, it will have to be erased now. This is find out how to set-up two-factor authentication on your Apple, Google, and Microsoft accounts. Moreover, test Two Factor Auth.org for a comprehensive list of services where you can enable two-factor authentication.

iMore — Factored

The desire-it-won't-it see-saw this is iPhone 7 rumors continues, this week turning chilly on a smart-connector. iOS 10, then again, is promising a redo at the Track app, and perhaps extra.

There used to be additionally some other knowledge breach so, if you have not already, you'll want to set up 2-factor authentication and get an app like Authy to regulate it for you. Now, now not when it's too past due!

Android Central — All the time looking ahead to a tool update

HTC driven an update to its new HTC 10 that has a couple of enhancements for the digital camera, and we took the new software for a spin. On the similar time, rumors are swirling about a potential upcoming Android Wear watch from the company.

Google rolled out updates to lots of its core apps this week, together with a one to Google Keyboard with several new features. And now is a good time to needless to say we will have to be satisfied those apps are in Google Play, as a result of it can take some time for full software updates to hit your phone.

If you are person who needs to stay alongside of the safety aspect of Android, ensure that to take a look at this month's Android Security Bulletin. As those per thirty days safety updates get extra in style in most of the people, Android producers are beginning to step up their recreation with regards to update frequency. Likelihood is that those that are considering Android safety also are testing Android N, and we want to know how you're finding the software so far.

And in case you've been eyeing the Nextbit Robin, you've gotten until May 10 to get one for just $299 on Amazon, which is one heck of a deal.

CrackBerry — Extra to return

John Chen as soon as once more confirms plans to unlock two new telephones, Android Marshmallow is achieving much more Priv house owners as service updates have now begun and in any case, BlackBerry brings again their 'Fan of the month' contest led via John Chen. All in all, a just right week.

Tesla Central — The 'pass' pedal

Tesla's now not your conventional automotive corporate, and it presentations with how they put in force new choices. Take the 75kWh Model S battery upgrade — it's constructed into each and every new 70kWh Style S, however that additional 15 miles of vary is locked away till you pay a $3000 improve price. That does not take a seat proper with some other folks, however that is merely the future of how we'll buy cars (to not point out a more effective production line for Tesla).

The larger information, then again, comes from their quarterly results (they are nonetheless dropping cash, however that is not new): Tesla is shifting up their production plans and aiming to hit 500,000 cars a year by 2018 and 1 million cars a year by 2020. It is massively formidable for a corporation that plans to make 90,000 automobiles this yr.

Final, Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated that there is nonetheless time to order a Style 3 and get it via 2018 — but that time is quickly running out

Home windows Central — 300,000,000

Microsoft didn't unlock any new OS builds this week as they are attempting to mend some final minute insects. However, there used to be nonetheless some giant information as Microsoft introduced that they had hit 300 million installations of Home windows 10 throughout all units together with Xbox, PC, pills, and call. The corporate is now virtually a 3rd of how you can that 1 billion objective they set for themselves.

HP introduced a chain of latest updates to their present Pavilion computer line. The Lumia 650 went on sale on Cricket for simply $130 and the Verizon Lumia Icon is getting again into issues as Microsoft is now supporting the telephone for the Insider program (proper after we boasted about how well it runs on that telephone).

Vine launched their new app for Home windows 10 on PC and it's lovely spectacular. A cellular model is predicted in a while.

In any case, we answer questions about Project Centennial and whether or not or now not transformed Win32 apps can run on Home windows 10 Mobile. We additionally display you how to set up two-step-authentication for your Microsoft Account.

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