Tag Archives: Ars Technica

How Many???

“A million iPhones (sold) isn’t cool”, says the article’s headline. What is cool? PYBT and Andrew Cunningham, at Ars Technica, will tell you, in no uncertain terms: Apple sells its billionth iPhone, year-over-year decline be damned Graphic from the article

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El Capitan in Detail

And while we’re on the subject, Andrew Cunningham and Lee Hutchinson have a rather comprehensive look at El Capitan at Ars Technica. OS X 10.11 El Capitan: The Ars Technica Review knows all and tells all. For example, here’re the … Continue reading

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El Capitan is Almost Here!

Lee Hutchinson posted the confirmation on Infinite Loop this morning: OS X 10.11 releases on September 30, GM available now [Updated] If you’re part of Apple’s beta program, grab the GM and check it out!

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iPhone 6 Plus Camera Issues

Andrew Cunningham posted on Ars Technica yesterday morning: …Apple has announced an iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus models sold between the phone’s launch in September of 2014 and January of 2015. “A small percentage“ of phones sold … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

View image | gettyimages.com   Be very, very careful about what buttons you push, when and where, on your devices. As an Ohio business exec ruefully discovered, Butt dialers beware: If you don’t lock your phone, it’s OK to eavesdrop: … Continue reading

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Stronger Passcode Security on iDevices

As Cyrus Farivar noted on Ars Technica recently: As part of its iOS 9 announcement on Monday, Apple revealed that all newer iDevices equipped with TouchID and running the newer version of the operating system will be required to upgrade … Continue reading

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Had You Heard?

Dan Goodin posted a rather scary article on Ars Technica, just in time to ruin lunch! New exploit leaves most Macs vulnerable to permanent backdooring starts: Macs older than a year are vulnerable to exploits that remotely overwrite the firmware … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

iOS 8.1.3 is out. From Andrew Cunningham’s post on Ars Technica this morning: Apple has just released iOS 8.1.3, the third patch for iOS 8.1 and the sixth update to iOS 8 since its release. The most significant problem addressed … Continue reading

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More on iCloud Security & the “Breach”

#128279715 / gettyimages.com First off, here’s a link to the post on the Apple Web site: Apple update on iCloud.com security. Next, Sean Gallagher, on Ars Technica, posted a great user-friendly summary of a piece on greatfire.org, which tells us … Continue reading

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Faster than a…

#98570610 / gettyimages.com …speeding superhero? The FCC is contemplating cellular networks that will be able to provide gigabit or better speeds. Yes, there’s a catch (or three): if these high speeds can be implemented, it will be years before we … Continue reading

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