This is the first time we can remember Apple being aggressively proactive about preparing customers for that change.
The Secure Enclave is isolated from the rest of the system. It’s like having a house where the windows are blacked out. The decryption means that now we can look through the windows, but we still can’t get in.
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.
Here’s a collection of learning resources and tools for technical high school and college students who are Apple customers.
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.
A billion dollars is a big step up for Apple, but it doesn’t come close to the already-established players in this space.
Teasers hint at a Game of Thrones attraction cameo, as well as a past with a french horn.
The eclipse is coming, and Bryan and Jeff have some tips for viewing it. They also explore practical limitations on augmented reality (AR) without the help of specialized eyeware. For a bookend, they deconstruct a new rumor about a supposed Apple television set. Spoiler, it ain’t happening.
Yikatong, the payment card operator for Beijing’s public transportation system, just launched an Android-only app for paying for fares, and no plans for an iPhone app have been announced.
A same-day release of a new public beta shows that Apple is speeding up its release cycle.
I’m not sure what message Apple wants to deliver with the new App Store icon, but I see popsicle sticks.
Along with iOS 11 beta 6, macOS High Sierra beta 6, and watchOS 4 beta 6, Apple released tvOS 11 developer beta 6 (15J5360b) on Monday.
Apple didn’t include patch notes for the release, but as with other operating systems in Apple’s developer beta program, each seed is a mix of bug fixes, tweaks, and various stages of feature rollouts.
The update is available for developers with compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models.
Monday’s release represents an accelerated release cycle, as the last round of developer betas hit just one week ago.
Apple veteran (officially employee #8) Chris Espinosa has some very interesting comments on the launch of HyperCard, which turned 30 years old today. Mr. Espinosa worked on the original Mac, and was also on the HyperCard team, and in the Twitter thread below, he offers his memories of its 1987 launch. If you enjoy Apple lore, it’s a must-read.
As much fun and as important as @HyperCard was, and as much as it consumed my life for four years, I don’t have that many stories about it.
— Chris Espinosa (@cdespinosa) August 11, 2017