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Freecom’s Hard Drive Secure: RFID keycard required

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Storage

freecom hard drive secure

Since we live in an age of personal security, it is important that the valuable information on our hard drives is locked down under lock and key.  Fortunately, Freecom has released the Hard Drive Secure.

The Hard Drive Secure is a compact and portable external hard drive that can only be accessed with the use of an AES-encrypted RFID keycard.  Passing the card through the reader gives the user access to their data in just seconds, while maintaining that extra level of security.

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iPhone password entry in software version 1.1.1: seriously flawed

iTunes Wifi Music Store Bug

In a previous post, Gear Live discovered that the new iTunes WiFi Music Store has a few bugs here and there. The bug I encountered prevents some users from authenticating easily to purchase tracks. With a little sleuth work I managed to track down the problem: the password fields in the new iPhone software version 1.1.1 don’t work well with capitol letters in passwords. Click through for a full run down of the problem, and how to fix it if it affects you.

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Apples iTunes WiFi Music Store: trouble in paradise?

Posted by Sparky Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Music, Software

iTunes Wifi StoreYesterday morning brought ‘s iPhone Update version 1.1.1 which included a bevy of new features including the slick new WiFi music store for the iPod Touch and the . The WiFi music store lets users purchase songs on-the-go using any WiFi hotspot which essentially puts the entire multi-million track library of iTunes in your pocket - perfect for a quick impulse buy from time to time.

Unfortunately not all users are able to get the shiny new storefront to work. Several of the iPhone owning editors at Gear Live were able to update their iPhone and use the WiFi music store successfully - I was not. Worse yet I don’t appear to be alone as other users have reported similar problems on the internet. Click through the jump for full details on why the iTunes WiFi music store isn’t working for us.

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