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You Can’t Protect Yourself from the Equifax Breach

Credit-reporting agency Equifax has exposed the private information of 143 million Americans. Rich Mogull outlines some steps you can take, but they won’t amount to much until the system changes.

 
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New Services Renegotiate Your Connectivity Bills

Thoughts on Tim Cook’s Open Letter Criticizing Backdoors

Why Apple Defends Encryption

Dealing with Inexplicable Apple Error Messages

FunBITS: Testing the Siri Remote as a Game Controller

Former Apple Design Gurus Criticize Apple’s Current Designs

NetNewsWire Updates Solid But Fail to Impress

Apps that Reveal the Apple TV’s Potential

 

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A Not So Short List of People to Blame for Internet Content Woes

Retuning Rdio: Why I Dropped Apple Music

The Beats Solo2 Headphones Don’t Deserve Their Bad Rap

iPhone 6s Launch Sales Record Shows Apple’s Operational Success

Why You Should Upgrade (On Your Own Terms)

The Headphone Port: The Mac’s Achilles Heel

Photos: A Few Frames Shy of a Full Roll

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