Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to talk about how Facebook is really tracking you, and they respond to listener comments on Jeff’s idea that it’s time to drop “Hey” from “Hey Siri.”
MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe is super proud of how his company’s app is collecting data about you.
Not sure why you might need to use private browsing mode in Safari, Firefox, or Chrome on your Mac? Here’s how to enable the feature, and some ideas on how it can help online.
Finding AirDrop on the Mac is easy. The default Finder setting has it appear in the sidebar to the left.
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss Amazon’s Photo on Delivery feature and privacy concerns, plus they look at a list of Apple product features that were mocked but later became standards.
Amazon may be snapping pics of your house with its Photo on Delivery service. If that’s a little too creepy for you here’s how to turn it off.
Bryan Chaffin, along with Adam Christianson from the Maccast, join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple using Google’s servers to store our iCloud data, plus the media’s reaction to the years-old news.
To prevent potential abuse, Apple will monitor the adoption of the API.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share some tips on improving your online privacy in Mobile Safari, plus they look at HomePod’s place as a HomeKit hub.
Apple provides several settings in iOS that enable better privacy and security in the Safari browser. John shows how to set these up.
Comments both critical and complimentary about Apple and Tim Cook were released in a cache of text messages released by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Now your social media accounts are private, which means that you have better control over your data, not a corporation that may not have your best interests in mind.
We’ve read the alarming story about how the Army’s Fitbit users can have their location and activities revealed. What’s the takeaway?
Twitter’s privacy settings are a bit less comprehensive than Facebook, but also easier to find.
Note that Facebook changes these privacy settings from time to time, so check back once a month or so.
If you see the password prompt but don’t see the icon, it should give you a warning that it’s not legitimate.
iOS 11.2.5 Developer Beta includes settings for disabling Siri in the streaming home speaker so its built-in microphones won’t eavesdrop on what you say.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Instagram’s new Show Active Status feature, plus John explains the confusing state of Dolby Vision for Apple TV 4K owners.
If you aren’t keen on Instagram’s new feature that lets the people you follow see when you’re active in the app, here’s how to turn it off.
We’ve talked a bit about how it works before, but this latest paper has additional information. A PDF version is also available with more detail than the journal.