Apple and Cisco just improved security in the iOS enterprise

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3243011/apple-ios/apple-and-cisco-just-improved-security-in-the-ios-enterprise.html#tk.rss_all Apple and Cisco have struck yet another blow for enterprise IT. They know that iOS is the most secure mobile solution, but that’s not everything because mobile threats are incredibly complex these days. The enigma code Here’s a scenario: You work in an enterprise … Read more

How Apple’s Safari browser can save your Christmas

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241815/apple-mac/how-apple-s-safari-browser-can-save-your-christmas.html#tk.rss_all While I see online ads as a necessary evil if you want to keep websites in business, I’m so annoyed at the way the latest ads services seem so focused on ruining everybody’s Christmas surprise. The ads Grinch stole Christmas This is what happens: … Read more

Apple makes Macs great again with iMac Pro

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3242166/apple-mac/apple-makes-macs-great-again-with-imac-pro.html#tk.rss_all In what may turn out to be this year’s most significant news for Mac users, Apple managed to squeeze one more product release into the year this side of Christmas, confirming that its iMac Pro will be “available to order” from December 14. An … Read more

10 reasons why Apple should acquire Shazam

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241469/apple-ios/10-reasons-why-apple-should-acquire-shazam.html#tk.rss_all TechCrunch claims Apple will purchase leading music recognition service, Shazam. This hasn’t been confirmed but here are just ten reasons such a deal makes sense: Shazam’s Apple story Founded in 1999, Shazam first came to prominence on Apple’s platforms as a great tool for … Read more

Apple’s HomeKit security blunder exposes the risk of smart homes

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3241118/apple-ios/apple-s-homekit-security-blunder-exposes-the-risk-of-smart-homes.html#tk.rss_all The expression “safe as houses” will become a thing of the past if tech firms don’t get connected home security right, and the need to be incredibly watchful was visible in Apple’s latest security blunder this week. Not so ideal home The latest iOS … Read more

3 top reasons people dump Android for iPhone

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3240545/android/3-top-reasons-people-dump-android-for-iphone.html#tk.rss_all As it stands, the market battle between Android and iPhone seems set to continue forever, but you can’t ignore that the majority of users who do switch are abandoning Google for Apple. What follows are three of the biggest reasons for doing so, identified … Read more

iOS guide: How to use Apple Pay Cash

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3240007/apple-ios/ios-guide-how-to-use-apple-pay-cash.html#tk.rss_all I’ve called it a step toward a new cryptocurrency. I’ve talked about how Apple Pay is just yet another chip taken out of the shoulders of conventional banking. I’ve even looked at Bitcoin and why that digital asset is growing in stature among Apple … Read more

Sometimes it’s hard to be Apple’s Siri

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239670/apple-ios/sometimes-it-s-hard-to-be-apple-s-siri.html#tk.rss_all It’s hard to be Apple’s virtual assistant because lots of people complain about what you do, even when you’re actually quite good at lots of things, recent data shows. Speak to the future Virtual assistants are destined to do much more than send memos, … Read more

iPhone X drives Apple’s ‘best ever’ year for smartphone sales

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239529/apple-ios/iphone-x-drives-apples-best-ever-year-for-smartphone-sales.html#tk.rss_all Apple has just begun its best ever year for iPhones, setting new records over the holiday quarter, according to IHS Markit analyst, Ian Fogg. A new iPhones record Fogg is incredibly bullish on Apple’s performance, writing: “We expect Apple will enjoy its best ever … Read more

Apple’s iPhone users are running to Bitcoin

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239290/apple-ios/apples-iphone-users-are-running-to-bitcoin.html#tk.rss_all A string of breathless media headlines reporting Bitcoin’s new highs and lows means the cryptocurrency has captured popular imagination, the appearance of the Coinbase iOS app within the top 40 lists at the App Store helps confirm the notion. Bite of the Bitcoin Apple … Read more

Apple apologizes, issues Mac login security patch

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239027/apple-mac/apple-apologizes-issues-mac-login-security-patch.html#tk.rss_all With great apology, Apple has rushed to respond to the appalling macOS High Sierra security flaw, issuing a software update that has been made immediately available for download and will be automatically installed in existing Macs. ‘We greatly regret’ Apple has shared the following … Read more

What to do about Apple’s shameful Mac security flaw

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3239047/apple-mac/what-to-do-about-apples-shameful-mac-security-flaw.html#tk.rss_all Complacency and incompetence are the biggest computer security threats, and Apple’s latest Mac security flaw seems to combine both of these. The flaw means anyone with physical access to your Mac can get inside the machine and tinker with it. UPDATE (29 November  9:30am PDT): … Read more

10 (more) iPhone X gesture tips

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238670/apple-ios/10-more-iphone-x-gesture-tips.html#tk.rss_all Apple has launched its own YouTube channel of iOS tips, meanwhile iPhone X is attracting massive interest and changing how we use the device. Here are ten more usability tips to help you turn yourself into an iPhone X pro. Make Face ID gaze … Read more

The new Apple iPhone X troubleshooting guide

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238468/apple-ios/the-new-apple-iphone-x-troubleshooting-guide.html#tk.rss_all Apple’s new iPhone isn’t having too many problems, but everybody needs to know what to do if a problem strikes. The disappearance of the Home button means some traditional troubleshooting techniques need to change, even while we need to get used to using all … Read more

Google puts a little of Apple’s Swift in its future OS

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238042/apple-ios/google-puts-a-little-of-apple-s-swift-in-its-future-os.html#tk.rss_all The never-ending Apple/Google story takes a new turn on claims the Android maker wants to put a little Apple inside its new OS, albeit the Open Source Swift language. Google’s secret Swift plan On what appears to be a quest to dump Linux, Google … Read more

Apple once again confirms it wants to iPimp your ride

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3238035/apple-ios/apple-once-again-confirms-it-wants-to-ipimp-your-ride.html#tk.rss_all Who dies? What happens when an autonomous car needs to make a decision between crashing into another car, or that child crossing the street? How long will it have to take that decision? Who dies? Making cars is really complicated While iPhones are pretty … Read more