Category Archives: News

On the Other Hand…

…Microsoft is shutting stuff down… In a major shift in its approach to retail, Microsoft said Friday it’s closing all its physical stores in a move that will result in a pretax charge of $450 million for the June quarter. … 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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Stop, Look, and Listen!!

From TidBITS, 25 August: Less than a month after the release of iOS 9.3.4 (see “Apple Releases iOS 9.3.4 with a Single Security Fix,” 4 August 2016) Apple has released yet another security-focused iOS update: iOS 9.3.5. Josh Centers continues: … Continue reading

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Wireless Hacked!

Wonderful! Just what we needed to hear: wireless keyboards can be hacked… Noticed this on TidBITS this afternoon, from Josh Centers: Bastille, a cybersecurity company, has shown that hackers can easily intercept transmissions from eight non-Bluetooth wireless keyboards. Experts demonstrated … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

View image | gettyimages.com   Found this on The Loop this afternoon: This issue is far from over. We have no idea how this is going to shake out, who will adapt and survive and who will fold. I do … Continue reading

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El Capitan is Almost Here!

Lee Hutchinson posted the confirmation on Infinite Loop this morning: OS X 10.11 releases on September 30, GM available now [Updated] If you’re part of Apple’s beta program, grab the GM and check it out!

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iPhone 6 Plus Camera Issues

Andrew Cunningham posted on Ars Technica yesterday morning: …Apple has announced an iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus models sold between the phone’s launch in September of 2014 and January of 2015. “A small percentage“ of phones sold … Continue reading

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Rumour Mill

View image | gettyimages.com   I haven’t totally gotten through all the rumor reports on the iPhone 6s, and what do I see this morning? iPhone 7 chatter!! From across the Pond, Michael Grothaus, on Know Your Mobile, polished up … Continue reading

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Apple Watch Report

View image | gettyimages.com   Got an Apple Watch? How are you and it getting along? David Sparks, on MacSparky, posted his three-month report this morning. PYBT: APPLE WATCH CHECK IN

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It Once Was Lost

You have Find My (fill in the blank with your device(s)/computer) installed and activated, right? You don’t? Shame! You do? You’re well on the way to a happy ending. I’ll give you a hint: Ben Wilson can be forgiven for … Continue reading

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