Choosing between iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus

The iPhone X may have the upper hand on paper, but picking it over the iPhone 8 Plus could mean paying for more features you’ll never use. This is why it’s important to know your priorities before buying a new phone. Which iPhone better suits your needs? Price Being the higher end model, the iPhone […]

What’s new for macOS Mojave?

MacOS Mojave is the newest addition to Apple’s long list of operating system updates, as announced on June 4, 2018. And like its predecessors, the new OS comes packed with a bunch of great new features. Here are five of them. Dark Mode Did you ever wish your computer windows were not just plain ole […]

Highlights from the Apple WWDC 2018

Apple’s yearly Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) has come to a close. Engineers from Apple met and exchanged ideas with developers in the event, while consumers looked forward to updates on existing products and news about future innovations. Here are the highlights that stole the show. A more personal, faster iOS 12 Apple has focused on […]

“Black Dot” crashes iOS messaging app

An emoji encrypted with a series of hidden codes has been reported to disable and crash the messaging apps of Apple Macs, iPads, and iPhones. Read on to discover how you can address this problem before it does severe damage to your device. What is going on? A bug, known as “Black Dot,” is locking […]

Apple and your privacy: What do they know

With the recent U.S. Senate inquiry into Facebook’s perceived violations, concerns about online privacy are once again thrust into the spotlight. Apple, Google, Amazon, and other tech companies also gather data on their users, so if you’re using Mac or iPhone, you may wonder: How much information does Apple have about you? What Facebook & […]

How to beef up your iPhone passcode

Now that at least two companies are selling devices that unlock protected iPhones, it’s time for you to update your passcode to a stronger one and avoid the risk of unwanted access. Here’s how. The problem According to reports, at least two companies, Israel-based technology vendor Cellebrite and Atlanta-based Grayshift, have both developed relatively inexpensive […]

Backing up a Mac is easy with Time Machine

Compared with Windows computers, Macs are less likely to crash or get infected with a virus. Although that’s true, Macs are as vulnerable to theft, spills, and other events that could render a computer useless. Fortunately for Mac users, Time Machine offers a simple way to restore data. What is Time Machine and why should […]

iOS 11 controls to protect your data

Gathering data such as user location is crucial for companies like Apple to provide personalized experiences through their mobile apps. Understandably, many users are not happy about this minor invasion of privacy, so here’s a guide for how to set privacy controls on your iOS 11 device. Location Services controls Apple and other third-party apps […]

iPhone security impenetrable no more

Cellebrite claims that they have devised “undisclosed techniques” to unlock Apple devices running on any iOS operating system. The U.S. government contractor based in Israel recently notified clients of their ability to circumnavigate iOS protections that’s part of their new service for forensic specialists and law enforcement. iPhone vulnerabilities leaked, is it true? A couple […]

Simple security tips for Mac devices

Contrary to what you may believe, cyberthreats don’t only target Windows computers. Even small-business users can click a seemingly harmless link and become a victim of a cyberattack. If you don’t want this to happen to you, there are a few simple things you can do. Check your Privacy Settings Begin by making sure that […]