TECH BASICS: What Is MacOS ?

MacOS is a computer operating system made by Apple for use on their Apple Mac range of computers. Operating systems are essentially the software that allows users to interact with their computing device (computer, phone, tablet, smart watch etc). Apple only makes operating systems that run on their own make of products. MacOS will only […]

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Free Download: iPhone User Guide for iOS 12.1

In preparation for the Apple Fall Event in NYC scheduled for Tuesday October 30th 2018, Apple has released the iPhone User Guide for iOS 12.1 -we expect to see the next version of the operating system released then too. iOS 12.1 new features include: Group FaceTime Video Calling Dual SIM Support Camera Depth Control Redesigned […]

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GrayKey

Apple Blocks Police Hacking Your iPhone

Digital forensics company Grayshift markets its GrayKey hardware product to Law Enforcement Agencies, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Secret Service and some UK police forces and other agencies around over the world – to enable them to retrieve data from Apple products. In March 2018 Grayshift (based in USA) promised police & governments that […]

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How To Use Two-Factor Authentication In iOS

Two-Factor Authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to make sure only you can access your account, even if someone else has found out your password. Two-Factor Authentication ensures you can only login to your account on devices you trust – i.e. your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. To turn it […]

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How To Turn On Automatic Updates – iOS

One of the most important ways to stay safe online and keep your data secure is to make sure you always have the latest security updates installed on your iPhone & iPad. Luckily there is a very simple way to make sure you are always covered – use the Automatic Updates feature in iOS.  This […]

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Create Stronger iOS Device Passcodes

Apple has long made it awkward for users to create stronger “memorable” numeric passcodes; it has kept a 5 digit length or if you want something more secure & harder to guess you always had to choose a password with letters and numbers. Well now the Apple hipsters have removed that limitation – you can […]

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Access All Data Apple Holds On You

Apple has updated its privacy pages to now allow US, Canadian, Australian & New Zealand user to be able to see all the information Apple has collected about them. European users have had this ability since the GDPR regulations came into force earlier this year. The requests typically take around 1 week to process, compared […]

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Spotify Scam Steals Your Apple ID

A new report has highlighted a phishing scam doing the rounds, aimed at stealing Apple ID’s. The scam works by hackers sending you a false email receipt for a 1 year Spotify subscription at $150.99. The receipt offers you a link to “Review Your Order” which takes you to an official looking Apple site where […]

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iMessage Still Leaks Your Messages To Stolen iPhones

Victims of iPhone theft have discovered that remotely wiping the nicked kit won’t stop iMessage content being delivered to the thief, who can continue to respond under the owner’s name. The flaw was spotted by one David Hovis, whose wife had her iPhone lifted and promptly deactivated the mobile number, remotely wiped the data and […]

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