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Did You Know?

Not all is lost! Apple Stores are opening; slowly, perhaps, but it’s happening. On AppleInsider, Wesley Hilliard reports: Apple is slowly opening up stores around the globe as lockdown restrictions are lifted. Here’s where they’ve opened up, as well as … Continue reading

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Apple Just Announced

Key Points: During the WWDC 2020 keynote, Apple revealed iOS 14 with a new home screen for iPhones, iPadOS 14, macOS Big Sur, watchOS 7 and more. It also said it will begin to switch to using its own Apple … Continue reading

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WWDC 2020

WWDC starts today. We should be hearing lots of good stuff coming from Infinite Loop! Since WWDC is digital-only this year, I’m hoping we’ll be getting lots of online reports, videos, etc. I’ll share as much of it as I … Continue reading

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Architecture

And how did we shift from computers to architecture? Besides that my father-in-law was an architect? We’re talking about CPU architecture here, and Apple has a bit of a history: Over the last 36 years, the Apple Macintosh has had … Continue reading

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Were You at the Meeting Last Night?

If not, you missed a really neat Apple security video (courtesy of Leonard) and pretty cool Apps & Traps. The Meeting after the Meeting is back! We didn’t go out to eat (yet), but several of us stuck around in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Meeting Dates

View image | gettyimages.com   As I’m sure y’all have heard by now, the Pasadena Library is closed to the public until further notice. Never fear, we are planning to keep holding general meetings. As of now, they will follow … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

From Dade Hayes on Deadline this afternoon: Major wireless providers Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T have all experienced phone outages Monday across the U.S. None of the companies immediately acknowledged or offered an explanation for the service interruptions, but complaints proliferated … Continue reading

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Who Are You and What Do You Do?

At The Sweet Setup: Every week we {aim to} post a new interview with someone about what software they use on their Mac, iPhone, or iPad. We do these interviews because not only are they fun, but a glimpse into … Continue reading

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T2 Explained

A couple of years ago, Apple introduced the T2 chip. It combined several formerly separate controllers, refining operations and increasing security. Check out what it does for us and our Macs here: Apple’s New T2 Chip Explained: What does it … Continue reading

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Tim Cook Defends Apple’s Encryption Policy

On YouTube, Apple CEO Tim Cook explains Apple’s encryption and privacy policies, in a discussion with WSJ’s Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker at the Wall Street Journal’s technology conference in Laguna Beach, Calif., in October (2015). This was posted in February, 2016, … Continue reading

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