With more people working at home these days, it’s essential to have an affordable, high-quality, secure, and reasonably powerful computer. Apple’s new MacBook Air fills the bill.
We have a deal on a 1-year subscription to NordPass Password Manager for Mac, Windows, or Linux devices. The subscription is good on up to 6 devices, and it will remember and autosave all your complex passwords, autofill online forms, generate strong passwords when needed, and more. This subscription is $29.99 through our deal, but coupon code SPRINGSAVE15 brings the checkout price down to $25.49.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Battery Case Replacements, the AR Converter app, and avoiding online scams.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss apps you should remove from your devices, and making 2020 more secure.
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss updates to Sign In With Apple, and how to use and manage those logins.
Google’s Project Zero security team found a LastPass bug that exposed user credentials on a website they previously visited.
Launched last week, the Yubico 5Ci is the first security key with a Lightning connector. The company sent Andrew one for review.
A Capital One hack was recently discovered, affecting over 100 million people. Here’s what we know, and what you can do to stay protected.
Investment and stock trading app Robinhood recently admitted to storing user credentials like passwords in plaintext.
We have a deal on Keeper, a password manager for iOS, Mac, Android, Windows, and Linux. With Keeper’s password manager and vault, you can generate, store, and AutoFill strong passwords on all devices while securely storing private documents. It also supports multiple forms of 2FA, including TOTP, SMS, Touch ID, Face ID, and U2F security keys (e.g. Yubikey). A one year subscription is $19.99 through our deal.
An iOS 13 password bug was discovered in the latest betas that give unauthenticated access to Website & App Passwords in Settings.
As detailed by iDeviceHelp on YouTube, you can access all of the saved usernames and passwords in Settings by repeatedly tapping the “Website & App Passwords” menu and avoiding the Face ID or Touch ID prompt. After several tries, iOS 13 will show all of your passwords and logins, even if you never successfully authenticated with Face ID or Touch ID.
I haven’t been able to replicate the issue, but I’ll keep trying to see.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to talk about salting passwords and Andrew and Kelly’s first day playing Wizards Unite.
Andrew recently stumbled upon this sweet password trick from Password Bits, and he’s geeking out over the sheer genius of it.
Charlotte Henry and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Google approving of Sign in with Apple, and China’s attack on Telegram.
Unlike a traditional password manager, we don’t have a lot of control over iOS password generation. But there is a manual workaround that lets us configure iCloud Keychain a bit.
1Password 7.3 for macOS brings a new “filling brain” as well as an updated 1Password mini that lives in the menu bar.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join host Kelly Guimont to discuss managing passwords in the Keychain utility, and some tips for editing photos.
Did you know that iCloud Keychain is synced with macOS’s Keychain Access utility? You can add website logins directly to Keychain Access, and have it synced to your iOS devices.
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss better security than passwords, and prioritizing phone calls on an iPhone.
It’s true, your two favorite geeks have come together again to have a “communal head scratch” about all the questions and problems you’ve submitted. Then it’s on to some happy tips, including one about working around the new Dropbox limitations. Download, press play, and learn at least five new things… and get your questions answered, too!