The iCloud snafu that recently occurred has got everyone up in arms, with Apple being the target of all sorts of criticism, perhaps some of it even justified. Yesterday, Brian took a look at iCloud and its security, concluding that “iCloud is as secure as it can be, as long as you treat it with […]
With the recent celebrity photo scandal, the safety and security of our data in the cloud has come into question. Before going any further, it’s worth noting that Apple still hasn’t confirmed that the breach came from iCloud itself, but it is looking like iCloud and Photo Stream are the culprit, and that the accounts […]
There was a time that the big paper calendar ruled the house. Everything from baseball games to doctors appointments were listed and anything that needed done had to be run past that paper gatekeeper to avoid double-booking cars and people. With the advent of services like iCloud calendars the old paper calendar is no more. […]
You know how reassuring Apple Activation Lock can be? If the dreaded thing happens – your iPhone gets stolen by some miscreant – you have the power of the “kill switch”, thanks to Apple. With this recent news, though, one can’t be too cocky about having the built-in anti-theft protection. A hacker duo, who calls themselves Team […]
Apple could buy Luxembourg and still have more cash than most countries GDP in cash reserves. When you think about it that way, the weight of Apple’s $145 billion it has in cash reserves is staggering. While it’s far from likely that Apple will buy a sovereign nation any time soon, there’s always the chance […]
In today’s business world it’s more common to hear the terms “remote worker” and “flexibility” than ever before. In the past, corporations and business owners needed their employees front and center, present in the office to ensure that work was being handled and productivity didn’t dip. Today, however, flexibility and the freedom to work remotely […]
Traditionally, small businesses lean toward using PCs instead of Macs for their operations. And why not? Everyone uses (used) PCs, and we all know that these devices are cheaper than Macs. Why would any small business owner go out into the unknown and take a bite of another apple? Well, the times they are a-changin’, […]
There’s been a lot of talk around the Web this week about the deficiencies of iCloud. As anyone who uses it likely knows, it never “just works” the way it’s supposed to. It’s buggy and confusing and unreliable, and several app developers have been griping about its woes lately.