There’s an insane new Chrome extension called “Shove” that we’re sure nobody’s going to misuse. As spotted by Wired, it lets you drop a web page onto your friend’s browser, and vice-versa. Unlike skeevier apps like Peeple, however, it’s strictly opt-in. Once both parties agree, they can open up links in each others’ browsers anytime (seriously, there are no limitations) whether you want to see men in belted sweaters or not. Putting aside the off-the-charts security risks, I tried it with my UK colleague Matt Brian and it definitely works as advertised — not only does it open a page up immediately, but it puts it front and center [...]
If you can’t find your device, use Lost Mode right away to lock it and keep track of its location. If you have Family Sharing set up, you can turn on Lost Mode for family members’ devices, too. For more information, see the Apple Support article Family Sharing.
Lost Mode requires an iOS device that meets minimum system requirements. You can lock a Mac or iOS 5 device, but you can’t track it. If you lock a Mac, you can’t locate it if it’s not near a previously used Wi-Fi network, and you won’t be able to erase it remotely.
What is Lost Mode? Lost Mode locks your device with a passcode so that others can’t access your personal information. When your device is in Lost [...]
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