Despite recent complaints about iOS security, it’s effective against at least one group: law enforcement. According to Declan McCullagh at CNET, police departments around the country are sufficiently stymied by iOS device encryption that they’re turning to Apple for help. They’ve flooded Apple with so many requests for assistance decrypting confiscated iPhones that Apple is putting them on a waiting list of up to 4 months. Of course, the flip side of this story is the suggestion that Apple has a backdoor method of cracking iPhone encryption. follow link
Single Time Machine Backups
Tired of Time Machine running all the time? You can turn it off in the Time Machine preference pane, but still initiate a single backup by choosing Back Up Now from Time Machine's menu bar icon. Of course, your backup is much less likely to be up to date, but Time Machine won't be taking any resources while you're trying to work.
- ExtraBITS for 13 May 2013 (13 May 13)
Apple’s iOS Encryption Baffles Police
It is logical, in our current 'world', that consumer devices (if not all) that interface with national, and international communications, are allowed, because they meet non-public (secret) demands for access (backdoors). To believe otherwise is unrealistic.
Why would the PRC, or your choice of nation-state, allow it's population to use cellphones?