Facebook will pay you for your privacy

Facebook is known as a data gatherer. It sells your data, mostly for activity tracking and – in best case – selling these data to ad companies. Facebook faced many privacy scandals and received many fines. Recently Facebook canceled controversial Onavo programme following outcry over the social media giant paying children to let it access their data, but… Read More »

New iCloud app for PC

Apple’s apps for Windows PC, like iTunes, QuickTime or Safari, are trash. And the same applies to iCloud for Windows. Every big platform, like Apple, Microsoft and Google, requires its own bloated account. Do you want to use Word on your Android device? Then you need both bloated Google and bloated Microsoft account. And then to join Apple… Read More »

Apple updated iOS

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

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

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?

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 is wiping iTunes links

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 »