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)
Apple fixed its root access flaw in macOS High Sierra, but the whole incident is a corporate black eye for a company known for executing. Bryan and Jeff also talk about Ajit Pai’s latest embarrassing comments defending his plan to gut net neutrality. They also talk about some of the topics suggested by the Apple Context Machine Facebook Group.
It gives anyone with physical access to your Mac immediate and easy root privileges, meaning access to everything on your Mac. Fortunately, there’s a fix you can do yourself until Apple fixes this mess.
Bryan Chaffin and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on the latest Face ID mask hack, plus they take a look at Apple’s gesture-based interface patent that could come to the Mac.
The researchers say that ad-blockers can block some, but not all of the scripts. However, AdBlock Plus has recently been updated to block all of the session replay scripts.
When Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 on Tuesday it also rolled out security updates for macOS El Capitan and macOS Sierra to patch the KRACK Wi-Fi security flaw.
Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet for an update on the KRACK Wi-Fi hack, plus they look at China blocking LTE support for the Apple Watch Series 3.
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to discuss the impact the KRACK WPA2 WiFi security threat will have on us, plus they look at Qualcomm’s push to ban iPhone manufacturing in China.
The WPA2 encryption your Wi-Fi basestation uses isn’t as secure as you thought. Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef revealed a flaw that makes any WPA2 encrypted data on a WiFi network hackable, regardless of what operating system you use.
MacTech Conference always finds interesting keynote speakers and this year is no different because renowned security researcher Trammell Hudson will be taking the stage.
The Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in the iOS 11 Control Center are confusing and the EFF says that’s a big security risk.
If you’ve been thinking “What my smart home really needs is a flying robot,” then you’re in luck because that’s exactly what Aevena is making. The company has a Kickstarter for its Aire, which is an Alexa-controlled robot that flies around your house monitoring for trouble or just snapping photos and video when you ask. It’s essentially a cross between a security cam and drone that uses multiple sensors and cameras to detect intruders and let you remotely see what’s happening. They say the Aire is quiet so it won’t distract by sounding like a swarm of angry flying machines. You can check out the Aevena Aire on Kickstarter and sign up to get your own flying robot to watch over your home.
The update fixes two important security flaws, one of which was just recently publicized and three relatively minor bugs in macOS High Sierra.
John Martellaro and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to update everyone on the massive Yahoo! security breach, plus John explains APFS containers and volumes.
Remember the big Yahoo! data breach where a billion user accounts where compromised? Turns out it was really 3 billion, or every single Yahoo! account.
John Martellaro and Jeff Butts join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple’s Face ID security white paper, and they weigh in on Amazon’s new Echo product lineup.