Can the “Black Dot” bug be fixed?

Can the “Black Dot” bug be fixed?

Apple just uncovered a new text bug that uses the Unicode writing system to overload the memory of its text messaging app, causing it to regularly crash. While the developers are still working to fix the issue, there are things you can do to avoid locking up your device.

What does Apple know from your data?

What does Apple know from your data?

Privacy is something everyone values, so as we become more and more connected online, we become more and more concerned about volunteering our information. Tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon not only get the data we willingly provide, but also get lots of data we unwittingly provide.

New tech makes it easier to break into iPhones

New tech makes it easier to break into iPhones

Watch out iPhone users, technology that unlocks your devices is now readily available. Yes, it’s probably okay for the tech to be in the hands of law enforcement and the government, but how can you be sure they are the only ones with access? Here’s a quick rundown on how to solve this issue by shifting to a stronger passcode.

Time Machine: How to back up your Mac

Time Machine: How to back up your Mac

It is widely believed that Macs are the most trusted computers today. Unlike other computers, they don’t crash often and are better protected against viruses and other malware. But despite their outstanding qualities, Macs are still susceptible to theft, and even crashes.

Privacy controls for iOS 11 data

Privacy controls for iOS 11 data

You probably already know that your Apple device collects some of your phone’s data. You may also not like the idea of a corporation accessing personal information such as your location and the websites you visit. Fortunately, there are a few ways to protect yourself by tweaking some of iOS 11’s privacy controls.

iPhone security vulnerabilities revealed

iPhone security vulnerabilities revealed

In a recent report published by Forbes, a major U.S. government contractor and Israel-based vendor called Cellebrite revealed their capacity to unlock every iPhone on the planet. This new addition to their services was specifically generated for law enforcement and forensic specialists.

Keep your Mac safe from cyberthreats

Keep your Mac safe from cyberthreats

Apple-related cyberthreats usually come from one of two people: someone who has physical access to your Mac, or someone who has virtual access over an unsecured network connection. Fortunately, protecting your Mac is a fairly simple process. Let’s take a look at what it entails.

iOS 11.3: What features can users expect?

iOS 11.3: What features can users expect?

iOS 11, Apple’s last major mobile OS update, has had a mixed reception mainly due to the battery issues it caused many devices. With the release of iOS 11.3, the tech company is fixing that issue, providing the usual security patches, and adding a ton of features.

Spectre & Meltdown safety for Apple devices

Spectre & Meltdown safety for Apple devices

Undoubtedly, 2018’s first set of truly bad news involves reports about the Spectre and Meltdown bugs, fundamental flaws in computer processors that can leak highly sensitive data. Researchers say they affect a majority of modern computers, and chances are your business’s devices are also affected.

Apple in 2018: What should you expect?

Apple in 2018: What should you expect?

2017 was a fruitful year for Apple, with the launch of new iPhone models, Macs, and Apple Watches dominating the market. But it’s looking like the tech company is already working on new products that will delight consumers and businesses. If you want to know what you can expect from Apple in 2018, you’ve come to the right place.