We Are the Surveillance State

· Bryan Chaffin · The Back Page

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For years, civil libertarians have fretted and worried about the eyes of the state encroaching on our privacy, but it turns out that we, the people, have opted to surveil ourselves.

How to SAFELY Test Apple's Public Betas

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

iPhone and iPad iOS 11 public beta now available

Before you install any beta OS on any device—a procedure Dr. Mac describe as similar to performing brain surgery on your Mac—here’s his advice on testing pre-release (beta) operating systems safely and sanely.

Three Real World Practical Uses for Arduino

· Jeff Butts · Editorial

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Jeff Butts has spent quite a few sleepless nights working with Arduino, ever since he got his Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit, and has some great insight on practical ways you can put the programmable logic board to work.

Two Solutions for iDevice Storage Dilemmas

· Bob LeVitus · Dr. Mac's Rants & Raves

Dr. Mac has been testing a pair of products from SanDisk that offer a third option— additional storage for your iDevice accessible via the Lightning port or wirelessly.