Amazon was briefly the second company—after Apple—to be valued at US$1 trillion. Bryan Chaffin is joined by Jim Tanous to discuss what makes the two companies, and their valuations, different. They also examine the recent 5 Eyes statement attacking encryption, and then remind everyone to take advantage of Apple’s iPhone batter replacement program while they can.
You can now get Instagram verification inside the app and a new form of two-factor authentication. The social network is rolling out changes to its app.
Privacy is all the rage in this time of surveillance and tracking. It’s gotten to the point where it’s become a sought-after commodity. And, why shouldn’t we want more privacy?
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.
In a new research paper published by Vanderbilt University’s Professor Douglas Schmidt, it found that Android phones suck up your data.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on a report that Apple is releasing a new Mac mini this fall, plus they look at governments wanting to take control of the internet.
Andrew Orr and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple’s released—and now pulled—iOS 12 developer beta 7, plus they look at how Google tracks you even when you think they aren’t.
Google loves collecting as much data on our activities as it can, and that includes your location—even if you thought you disabled the “feature.” Here’s how to really stop Google from logging where you are.
For today’s Quick Tip, we’re going over a little-known feature of AgileBits’ 1Password—the so-called demo vault that you can use to show off the iOS app without revealing your own data. We love 1Password for features like this one!
You can’t simultaneously have strong end-to-end encryption and a way to break or circumvent that encryption.
And it doesn’t matter if you have an Android phone or iPhone.
John collects the interesting news articles that didn’t make the TMO headlines this week, the technical news debris. This week, the topics are all over the map, but one theme remains. Money. So dig in!
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on whether or not Apple is doing enough to protect our privacy, plus they have some first impressions on Anki’s new Vector robot.
The comment came in a response to a request from the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce asking about Apple’s data collection and privacy policies and practices.
The website tagging service Instapaper is back up and running in the European Union after temporarily shutting down in May for General Data Protection Regulation compliance.
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.
According to eMarketer, a market research company, an estimated 79 million Americans will use a P2P payment service this year.