Category Archives: Internet

Apple’s September 10 Event will be streamed on YouTube for the first time

Apple streams its events on Apple’s webpage and on iOS and Apple TV apps. Users on other platforms are limited. As for WWDC 2019 Event, even Apple desktop users were limited to by Apple recommended Safari, Chrome or Firefox, though in some cases it was possible to watch stream on other browsers. As for Windows users, Apple recommended… Read More »

Google will let you choose default search provider in EU

What’s the N edition of Windows operating system in the Europe? It’s a special edition for European Union, essentially the same as in other areas, but without Windows Media Player and related technologies pre-installed. To restore these features, you have to download Media Feature Pack separately. Microsoft was forced to do so due to pressure from EU regulators.… Read More »

GitHub is blocking access from some areas due to US sanctions

Future is in the cloud. You may say yes or no, but some services are already – obviously – cloud-based, like e-mail or social networks. Also, some kinds of Internet services are expected to work as cloud service – like GitHub, a code-hosting service used by many software developers. And fact, that GitHub is cloud-based service, means that… Read More »

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, said US Attorney General

Privacy is a fundamental human right. In the past, most communication was not encrypted, so government could spy upon you. Today, we use end-to-end encryption. Though, some end-to-end services are not “reliable”, like we may see at Facebook’s Messenger or its owned WhatsApp, which co-worked with government. Maybe you remember cause with Apple and shooter in San Bernardino,… Read More »

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

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 »

HTTP pages will be marked as unsecure in Google Chrome

Many webpages still use HTTP – Hypertext Transfer Protocol – instead of its secured counterpart HTTPS. That extra “S” means that connection is encrypted by protocol TLS/SSL, so nobody can get data like data in formulars or even passwords. This is critical for services like Internet Banking or any e-shop. Never send passwords or any sensitive data via… Read More »