Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on developers in China complaining about Apple’s business practices, plus they discuss the ramifications of computer hacks embedded in DNA.
Dr. Mac has some new advice if you’re dealing with a wet phone or another small electronic device…
Check out the Kinkoo 40W 6-Port High Speed Charger. It’s like a power strip, but with USB charging ports. Each port is smart, too, in that it will send the proper amount of power for the device that’s plugged in. You can get it through us for $29.
Consumer Reports pulled its recommend rating for Microsoft’s Surface laptops, but I’m not ready do a schadenfreude dance yet.
Apple has a China problem, and that problem is “China.”
Why would that matter? If malicious actors controlled a DNA analyzer, they could directly affect analysis. Think misdiagnosis to cause harm, evidence tampering, or even information extortion.
In macOS Sierra and even High Sierra, Apple provides only Python 2.7, but if you need to install and work with Python 3.x, this article shows how to do it.
Get ready to pay for even more on demand video services because Disney isn’t going to be the last network to ditch Netflix or Amazon Prime.
Jeff Butts likes some of the changes, but not all of them.
Coinciding with the release of a new version of the Ulysses app, users will need to pay US$4.99 per month or $39.99 per year to use the software.
Jeff Butts and The Maccast’s Adam Christianson join Jeff Gamet to talk about what may be behind Apple’s HomePod firmware leak, plus they look at the growing number of service, entertainment, and app subscriptions they’re dealing with.
If Apple hasn’t implemented it yet, there may be a reason behind its decision.
Yesterday we heard the iPhone 8 will launch along side the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus in September and today we’re hearing it’s not coming until November because basically no one really knows what Apple has planned for its next smartphone refresh.
We have a deal on the Sharkk Twins Bluetooth Speaker Set, a set of two Bluetooth speakers for stereo sound. They’re small enough to be portable, and use Bluetooth 4.2. They’re $37.99 through us.
Apple’s leaked HomePod firmware is the gift the keeps on giving, and this time it revealed details about the iPhone 8 virtual Home button.
There’s a hidden redial feature in the iPhone’s Phone app keypad, and Melissa Holt shows you how it works.
Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke The Series finally premiered, and it’s a light hearted diversion Apple hopes will draw in new subscribers.
A patent that was an existential threat to podcasting was affirmed as invalid by a court in a case brought by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Key claims of the patent had already been invalidated by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and the EFF’s case was brought to hasten the appeals process. The group announced this week that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled unanimously to uphold that decision. The patent holder—Personal Audio—can still appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. This case hasn’t received a ton of headlines, but whether or not they know it, the millions of people who enjoy podcasts should rejoice.
Disney said it’s pulling its huge portfolio from Netflix in 2019, and Bryan and Jeff are concerned that the silofication of more and more content will be bad for consumers. They also chat about Fitbit’s plans for a smartwatch…ah, we’re just kidding. LOL Fitbit. Oh, and it turns out it’s pretty easy to fool a self-driving car.
Although Alex said he isn’t worried about his complaint being delayed for political reasons, he still hopes that it will show “that these things actually do violate the open internet rules.”