Monthly Archives: February 2018

Got an older PC or Apple TV? Say goodbye to iTunes Store support

So, you say you have a Windows PC that’s still running on Windows XP or Vista. Now, you may be beholden to those older versions of Windows, but you also know that Microsoft is no longer providing support for those … Continue reading

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Apple devices are butt dialing 911 from its refurbishing facility – 20 times per day

© Provided by TechCrunch Since October, emergency responders in Elk Grove and Sacramento County, California have received over 1,600 false alarm 911 calls coming from an Apple repair and refurbishing site in the area. It’s not clear if the calls … Continue reading

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Do Not Give Up On a Microsoft Surface Phone

There’s one way to make the inevitable Surface Phone an instant success. By John C. Dvorak February 21, 2018 12:00PM EST Microsoft is doing its best to convince people it is out of the phone business. However, a handful of … Continue reading

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Intel releases more Meltdown/Spectre firmware fixes, Microsoft feints an SP3 patch

  One month ago today, Intel told the world that their Meltdown/Spectre patches were a mess. Their advice read something like, “Ooopsie. Those extremely important BIOS/UEFI firmware updates we released a coupla weeks ago are causing Intel machines to drop … Continue reading

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Apple is probably launching two new iPads soon

Do you need a new iPad? Of course you don’t, but you probably want one, and Apple will likely sate your hunger soon. Rejoice, iPad lovers: New Apple-branded tablets may be coming soon. New entries in the Eurasian Economic Commission … Continue reading

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This Super Stealth Startup Has Built An Apple Hacker’s Paradise

Thomas Fox-Brewster , Forbes Staff I cover crime, privacy and security in digital and physical forms. Amanda Gorton Amanda Gorton, CEO of Corellium, a company that’s making it a lot easier to go bug hunting in Apple devices. Every benevolent … Continue reading

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Apple’s new $349 HomePod leaves strange white stains on wood furniture

Apple’s HomePod (Credit: Apple) Apple’s new HomePod smart speaker is leaving a strange white stain on wooden surfaces, according to some users. The Siri-enabled device was launched recently to rival Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home offerings. While the smart speaker … Continue reading

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