Category Archives: iOS

Hacked by Lightning cable?

By | 13/08/2019

It’s impossible to believe, what can be used to hack your computer by hackers. Forget about tracking people by GPS metadata on photos taken on their iPhones or catching passwords via keyloggers. A security researcher named MG created an evil Lightning cable that can give hackers a way to remotely access your computer. Cable is directly from Apple,… Read More »

Apple updated some older iOS devices

By | 24/07/2019

One of the reason why I prefer iPhones and iPads over Android smartphones and tablets is long support from Apple. I remember my phablet from Huawei, which came with Android 5 and I have never seen any Android updates. Later I had smartphone from Samsung, which came with Android 7 and later I got update to Android 8… Read More »

Apple updated macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS

By | 23/07/2019

Apple just updated all of its four operating systems. Though current hype is about upcoming macOS Catalina and iOS 13 / iPadOS 13, Apple still updates it “older” operating systems. Having always up-to-date version is very important, because updates don’t only add new features, but also fixes bugs and security issues. As usual, before updating make sure all… Read More »

Apple updated iOS

By | 11/06/2019

Though Apple is working hard on upcoming iOS 13, the actual iOS 12 still receives updates. This update of iOS is only targeted for iPhone 8 Plus users and it is not available on other devices. According to Apple’s release notes, this update addresses an issue that caused the Camera app to capture Portrait mode photos without a… Read More »

Mactracker – your Apple database

By | 10/06/2019

Apple released in its history many products since it was based in 1976 in California. Classic Macintosh, eMac, iMac, Mac mini, Mac Pro, MacBook, iBook, PowerBook, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Newton, monitors… who has to remember them all? Having a database of all Apple’s product, without need of complicated web search or “googling”, would be nice. If… Read More »

SHA-1 certificates are no longer supported in macOS Catalina and iOS 13

By | 08/06/2019

If you still have a Windows XP, you may see that some webpages won’t load, some webpages won’t allow you to log in, etc. Also, a lot of software do not support Windows XP anymore, including web browsers and also you can’t use the newest security certificates and features. Apple, known for fast dropping old technology, dropped support… Read More »

Are your Apple devices compatible with the newest operating systems?

By | 04/06/2019

Yesterday, Apple at WWDC announced new versions of macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS – and now we know which Apple devices are compatible. Apple did not say it directly at keynote, but all needed infos are available at Apple’s webpage. Some Macs, like Macs Pro prior to 2013’s trashcan were dropped, even if you have replaced GPU by… Read More »

Apple raised mobile limit for App Store

By | 03/06/2019

Apple always limited amount of data you can use when downloading app from the App Store via mobile network. In Android, system will just ask you if you want to exceed quota and Android even allows you to set your own quota. I don’t know what Apple led to decision to limit mobile data for apps on App… Read More »

Apple is wiping iTunes links

By | 02/06/2019

As we yesterday wrote about retiring of iTunes, there are another hints that Apple is splitting up iTunes software and services. Apple is probably moving away from iTunes brand to introduce new Music app alongside other new apps and services and brand “iTunes” would be then obsolete. Apple from its iTunes page on Facebook removed all content, including… Read More »

Remote Control for Mac Review (Rewritten!)

By | 31/05/2019

Every app evolves, or at least it should, and Remote Control for Mac by Evgeny Cherpak is not exception. I once reviewed this app – link to old review is at the end – but there are too many changes, so I decided not to just update old review, I have written new review from scratch. Remote Control… Read More »