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Friday April 27, 2018. 08:50 PM
This will stop new apps you install from accessing iOS contacts, and lock the current app settings.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about the official demise of the AirPort Base Station, plus they share some suicide and self harm prevention resources.
Apple’s AirPort Base Station product line may be dead, but that doesn’t mean Wi-Fi is a thing of the past. To that end, the iPhone and Mac maker has a Knowledge Base article with some tips on features to look for when you’re buying a new Wi-Fi router. It includes suggestions...
Avengers: Infinity War is in theaters today, and it takes a lot from Marvel’s Infinity War comic book story line. If you’re interested in checking out what inspired the movie, Comixology has you covered with its Infinity: The Events Sale. You can pick up The Infinity...
Apple officially killed off the AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule. If you need a spare or replacement, get one now before they’re gone.
There’s a new company called Crowdfense that represents the obstacles companies like Apple, Google, and other operating system vendors have in keeping their platforms secure.
After promising it last May, Apple finally launched iTunes via the Microsoft Store Thursday. The app looks and works just like its manually installed counterpart, but it allows Windows 10 users with “S Mode” devices to install and run Apple’s media playback and management sof...
Thursday April 26, 2018. 10:39 PM
Check out the iPM 2-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad. It’s a Qi wireless charging pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8Plus, and iPhone X, and it’s also compatible with Apple Watch. Plus, it’s wide enough to charge both devices at once. It will work with Qi-enabled Android devices, too, if t...
Check out these resources to know what to do if you see suicide or self harm-threatening messages on social network services.
Photolemur—the photo editing app—has a new blog post called the “35 Composition Tips for Taking Stunning Landscape Photos.” I immediately checked it out because I am almost always highly dissatisfied with my landscape shots. It includes some common ideas such as the rule ...
This method is basically iTunes gift cards without actually buying a gift card.
The app is written in the Swift programming language and it feels like a natural part of macOS.
Basically, Apple knows about stuff you buy and content you consume, but everything else is off-limits.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Amazon’s new kid-focused Echo Dot, plus they discuss Crowdfense and the state of zero day exploit bounties.
Amazon’s new Echo Dot Kids Edition is available for pre-order now and includes kid-friendly content, age appropriate responses, and parental controls. It’s like Amazon wants Alexa to be your kid’s best friend.
Anyone following along will already know that Evgeny Cherpak creates apps that make your Mac life easier by utilizing your iOS devices as additional input and control surfaces. He’s got a vision on these things that routinely makes me think, “I didn’t realize I needed this...
Back in October Sonos announced that AirPlay 2 would be supported on some of their speakers this year, but didn’t detail which ones. We made some guesses back then, and recently did some digging. Sonos now knows which speakers will natively support AirPlay 2: the Playbase,...
In this episode, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet talk about how Amazon has quietly become the Cyberpunk king. They also discuss Tim Cook’s choice of dinner companions for the White House’s state dinner, and how Grayshift’s data breach is the proof in the pudding that backdoors...
Wednesday April 25, 2018. 10:56 PM
This strain of Crossrider comes in the form of a fake Adobe Flash Player installer.
If you try to directly download files from Google Drive, you may see an error message that says there were too many redirects.
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