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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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Apple Bytes

Privacy on iPhone commercial 1 Privacy on iPhone commercial 2 It’s Leonard’s fault!

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Apple Bytes

Apple’s explanation of security, hardware security, system security, encryption and data protection, app security, services security It’s Leonard’s fault!

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June 15th General Meeting

New challenges to security Stay safe! Regular Features Apps & Traps – Our essential monthly feature on interesting new products and services for iOS and OS X, brought to you by Dave Whitby. Apple News & Updates Q&A Our rewarding … Continue reading

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Apple Bytes

macOS Catalina 10.15.5 is Out! - What’s New? It’s Leonard’s fault!

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Did You Know?

How’s your home Wi-Fi these days? Fast enough? Stable enough? If you’re not as happy as you could be, there’s hope! Wired has a rather extensive collection of tips to get things moving: AS WE ALL shelter-in-place and work from … Continue reading

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Were You at the Meeting Last Night?

If not, a not-taxing-at-all main presentation, hysterics at Apps & Traps, and the return of the drawing missed you badly. No Meeting after the Meeting… That’s my story; I’m sticking to it!

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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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