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.
Part of the iOS boot code, called iBoot, was posted on GitHub yesterday for anyone to view—and without Apple’s permission. It’s the biggest leak Apple has ever faced.
We’ve read the alarming story about how the Army’s Fitbit users can have their location and activities revealed. What’s the takeaway?
Security Update 2018-001 Sierra and Security Update 2018-001 El Capitan also include the same general security fixes includes in macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.
Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 Supplemental Update Monday, a security update designed to mitigate Spectre.
This feature will, in theory, stop someone from using their own boot drive to access, copy data from, or install malware or keyloggers on an iMac Pro.
The SplashData worst 100 passwords for 2017 list is out, and the top two are 123456 and password. The list shows just how predictable many passwords are and how difficult it is to convince people they need something more unique than letmein (number 7) or football (number 9). Admin is still a painfully popular password, and starwars is pretty popular, too. You can check out the full list at the SplashData website.
Andrew Orr and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at what’s coming in the fight to save Net Neutrality, plus they talk about some apps that turn your old iPad into a security camera.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to look at iMac Pro pricing and configurations, plus Andrew fills us in on a huge online login credentials database.
Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit discuss the AirPort KRACK fix, and why the iMac Pro should really be called iMac Edition. They also dig into political criticism of Tim Cook speaking in China and Apple’s overall position in that country. And when they hear that Apple has hired new television execs, they hope it means Apple’s leadership is learning how to delegate. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)
Along with iOS 11.2.1, Apple released tvOS 11.2.1 on Wednesday. The update is the second half of Apple’s strategy for patching a security flaw that could let hackers slip through HomeKit’s security measures.
Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss Apple’s AirPort basestation KRACK security flaw update along with other recent patches, plus they share their thoughts on what looks like Tidal’s impending doom.
John Kheit thinks that Apple is mismanaging security, and that its quality assurance and attention to detail have gone to hell.
AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.6.9 was released for AirPort base stations with 802.11n, while AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.9 was released for older AirPort base stations that support 802.11ac.
Dave Hamilton and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to discuss the HomeKit Zero Day exploit that was just revealed, plus John and Jeff get into a debate about whether the iPad should be considered a computer.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at the trust issue Apple created with customers, plus John nails his prediction on when Amazon Prime Video for Apple TV would ship.
John has been taking his time to further ponder Apple’s High Sierra root access debacle and now shares his thoughts.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at Apple’s recent security and update stumbles, plus they share their thoughts on Amazon saying their Apple TV Prime video app is still coming this year.
In this video podcast, Bryan Chaffin and John Kheit ask whether the macOS High Sierra root access flaw indicates that Apple is FUBAR or was a simple SNAFU. They also discuss the huge spike in Bitcoin and whether or not we’re seeing a bubble. And speaking of bubbles, some Tesla critics say that company is experiencing its own. The cap the show with a look at The History Channel’s The Curse of Oak Island, and Bryan has a theory about the most recent episodes. (WARNING NSFW: PROFANITY & RANTS)