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Monday October 8, 2018. 07:57 PM
Whether you’re managing passwords or encrypting files, we’ve got you covered.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the responses to Bloomberg’s China spy chip report, and what could account for the strong denials from Apple and Amazon. They also look at the state of Siri on the voice assistant’s 7th anniversary.
This maintenance release fixes several bugs, and it puts the “.?123” key on the iOS keyboard back where it used to be.
Apple, Amazon, and other companies weren’t victims of Chinese spy chip server hacks. Bloomberg got it wrong.
We have a deal on Clip Studio Paint Pro for Mac and Windows, the successor program to Manga Studio. It’s aimed at illustrators, comic artists, manga artists, and other creators. You can get it through us for $29.99, 50% off retail. You can see it in action in the video below.
You used to be able to view sleep and wake events via the Console, but that time has past. John F. Braun shows you how to do this with recent versions of macOS.
Yoink is a handy Mac tool for grouping together files you want to copy or move, and the just released version 3.5 update adds in new macOS Mojave support. The new update adds Handoff support between the Mac, iPhone, and iPad versions, adds Finder Quick Actions support, and...
Sometimes things go wrong with your devices, and sometimes the path you think will solve it winds up running you in circles. The same things can happen to your two favorite geeks, and this week’s show talks about some of that while also answering your questions and solving...
A message from friends warning your Facebook account may have been hacked made the rounds over the weekend. It’s a scam.
Saturday October 6, 2018. 04:06 AM
Apple is doing something entirely new with the camera in iPhone XS, and Sebastiaan de With, designer of the Halide app published a killer explanation of what those new things are. He also explains how they work and why those things are good—and where they are not good. He ...
Friday October 5, 2018. 08:06 PM
Dark Sky, my favorite local weather app on the iPhone, was updated on Thursday with new complications for Apple Watch Series 4. That means fans of the Infograph watch face get a slick complication that matches the new look Apple is pushing. It looks like the update also...
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their experiences and advice on managing kid’s online activity, plus they look at what they like—and don’t like—about Parental Control and Screen Time.
Apple is currently looking into the iPhone XS LTE issue, which affects a certain number of iPhone XS and XS Max owners.
It’s only been about two weeks since it launched and the iOS 12 user base is already at 46% of devices, according to analytics company Mixpanel.
Here’s how to turn off those annoying ads Netflix plays when you’re searching for something to watch.
Now that the Instagram founders are out of the way, Facebook is free to ruin the platform. Instagram was found prototyping a new feature that could share your location with Facebook. That means your exact GPS coordinates collected by Instagram, even when you’re not using...
Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4 is available for order now, and limited quantities are in some Apple retail store locations.
We have a deal on the Complete Arduino Starter Kit and Course Bundle. As the name suggests, this bundle starts with the Complete Arduino Starter Kit, which includes the Uno R3 board, wires, LEDs, sensors, and more. It also includes six different Arduino training courses,...
Thursday October 4, 2018. 11:35 PM
Civilization VI on an iPhone? Really, it boggles my mind that Civ VI can played on an iPad, but Aspyr announced Thursday that it’s now available for iPhone, too. What these “phones” we carry with us everywhere can do is really something else. In any event, Civ VI for iPhone...
Apple published a lengthy and detailed rebuttal of Bloomberg reporting claiming that China had successfully snuck tiny “spy chips” onto servers bought by Apple and other Silicon Valley tech giants.
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