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Friday February 8, 2019. 09:10 PM
During Robert Mueller’s investigation they discovered Paul Manafort had tampered with witnesses. How was this discovered? Unencrypted WhatsApp messages that were backed up to iCloud. Apple handed over Roger Stone’s iCloud data, and apparently some people are angry. Stephen...
Senators Ron Wyden and Marco Rubio are worried about the possibility of foreign VPNs used to spy on U.S. government employees.
Dr. Mac says that using a Mac to compose words has changed dramatically over the years. Find out how things have changed in this week’s Dr. Mac’s Rants & Raves… a delightful little ditty he likes to call Writing for Print vs. Writing for the Web.
We have a deal on the ENEGARM Wireless Car Charger. This car mount charger offers 720 degrees of movements (as in multiple axis), with charging for Qi-enabled devices including iPhone 8/X and later. It’s $34.99 through our deal.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the newest collection of breached data and some picks for great iPad apps.
Apple faced critcism for hosting an iOS app that gives men in Saudi Arabia the right to track women and stop them leaving the country.
Apple released three new videos that showed off both Memoji and Apple Music, featuring Ariana Grande, Khalid, and Florida George Line.
Spotify updated its user guidelines to take a tougher approach against listeners who use ad blockers. TechCrunch reported that the new guidelines said that those using ad blockers will be immediately suspended from the service or have their account terminated. In an email...
Yesterday Germany’s Federal Cartel Office, the country’s antitrust regulator, says that Facebook needs user consent before it merges data from Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. In future, Facebook will no longer be allowed to force its users to agree to the practically...
Apple CEO Tim Cook will give the keynote address at Tulane University’s 2019 Commencement at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Apple made a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey and Harpo Productions. The production company has recently hired Terry Wood from Netflix.
Last month we heard of the Collection #1 data breach, which contained 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords. Now, Collections #2-#5 are here. Despite its unthinkable size, which was first reported by the German news site Heise.de, most of the stolen data...
Now when you finish watching a downloaded episode it will be deleted and the next episode will automatically download.
Sprint is suing rival network AT&T over the 5G Evolution branding on its phones. Engadget (which is owned by Verizon), reported that a Sprint survey found that a large number of users thought the 5GE branding meant the network was equivalent to 5G. Users also believed that...
There was something of a public outcry following the revelation that some iOS apps recorded a user’s screen. They did this to learn what users do whilst in the app. Apple responded, and told developers that they had to make sure users know that they are being recorded....
The Security Checklist is an open source list of resources designed to improve your online privacy and security. Check things off to keep track as you go. This website provides a beginner’s checklist for staying safe on the internet. This website is the result of a...
Bryan Chaffin is joined by Dave Hamilton to take a very high-level look at Apple, comparing the company from its early days to the company of today, and looking ahead to what kind of company Apple might be tomorrow.
Thursday February 7, 2019. 11:29 PM
A hot news item today was the revelation that some apps record your screen to learn what you do within the app. This can be used for testing and troubleshooting. Apple has responded, saying: In an email, an Apple spokesperson said: Protecting user privacy is paramount in the ...
In this episode of Rants & Raves, Dr. Mac reveals two of his best secrets for getting work done and staying focused.
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