In an earnings call on Tuesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that iMessage is the biggest competitor to Facebook Messenger.
Facebook recently started rolling out 3D Photos for iPhone users. Problem is, not everyone has it yet and you want it. Thankfully, Apple-industry legend, Sam Levin, found a path and posted the instructions for us all.
The move signals Facebook turning to politicians as it faces mounting criticisms from consumer watchdogs and governments around the world.
In this episode, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet make an announcement about ACM. They also talk about the cool horror of BostonDynamics’s twerking dogbot. Oh, and Facebook Portal…please. No. Just, please no. The also take a look at some listener email.
Facebook has announced a shake-up of how it handles political advertising in the UK, bringing rules from the US into other markets.
In light of the recent breaches and hacks at Facebook, it’s a good idea to enable two-factor authentication on Facebook for security.
A message from friends warning your Facebook account may have been hacked made the rounds over the weekend. It’s a scam.
Dictating which news you’re allowed to see stems from Facebook’s corrupted business model. Apple, in contrast, does things in a very subtle, different way. Which company shall endure?
Apple has plenty of scandals: BendGate, BatteryGate, “You’re just holding it wrong!” But they aren’t really on the same level.
John collects the news debris of the week that didn’t make the TMO headlines.
Everyone assumes that the full technological panoply of AI will be judiciously monitored, regulated and contained for the public good. Right. Just like Facebook handled outsider misinformation.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts Facebook using its Onavo VPN app to track iPhone user’s activity, plus they speculate on why Apple killed Back to My Mac in macOS Mojave.
If you used the myPersonality app on Facebook there’s a good chance you’re getting an alert about your personal information being shared inappropriately.
After multiple meetings, Apple suggested to Facebook that it “voluntarily” remove its Onavo Protect app from the App Store; here’s why.
What will it take to make online or app-based voting safe, secure, and reliable? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet are joined by John Kheit to discuss the future of voting. They also explore the idea of corporate platforms (i.e. private platforms) becoming so big that they become synonymous with the public square and subject to the First Amendment. Then Bryan goes off on a weird tangent about how cool Patrick Stewart’s new episode of Star Trek could be if Jean-Luc Picard was a broken and bitter man. Good times!
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Facebook asking banks for account information, plus the explore TSMC’s temporary chip production shut down for the WannaCry virus.
The Facebook and Instagram apps are getting their own activity and usage time management controls, much like Screen Time settings in iOS 12 on the iPhone and iPad.
Apple’s values, strengths and ecosystem advantages make it, more and more, the compelling, indeed, only choice for our tech life.
In this episode, Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet discuss the current limitations of AI, and what real AI in the future might be like. They also talk about Apple’s T2 kernel panic issue and follow up on Bryan’s dual-HomePod TV experiment.
Facebook is “experimenting” with some LEO (low Earth orbit) satellites to connect the huge part of the world that remains without Internet access. After all, there are more than three billion products out there waiting to be sold, and Facebook wants to be the company that taps into all
that merchandise those people. Wired did the footwork on this story, tracking down emails between the FCC and a lawyer representing Facebook through subsidiaries, but Facebook owned up to it when directly asked by the magazine. When I said “experimenting,” though, it really is an experiment. Facebook has been looking for ways to get the rest of the world connected for many years. Past experiments have included both a geosynchronous satellite (that blew up) and solar-powered gliders that didn’t work out. A network of up to thousands of LEO satellites, however, could do it.