What’s the best way to share a password with a relative or colleague? Standard email and text messages aren’t safe, so Adam Engst reviews the Web app One-Time Secret, which provides a more secure solution. Adam also addresses reader complaints about macOS Sierra, reminding us that it won’t be available until this fall and that we should maintain optimism for the future. Julio Ojeda-Zapata joins us this week to discuss the state of virtual reality on the iPhone, including the accessories and apps that put your iPhone at the center of a virtual reality experience. Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.9, Microsoft Office 2016 15.23 and Office 2011 14.6.5, and LaunchBar 6.7.
If you’ve ever needed to send someone a password via email or instant message, you might have worried that a bad guy could somehow either intercept it or discover it after the fact. For a solution, check out the free One-Time Secret service.
Distressed by the uninformed criticisms flying around about macOS Sierra, Adam Engst calls for a little understanding and encourages optimism about changes that could lead to an improved experience for Apple users.
Virtual reality is hot, with all manner of 360-degree content being created for fancy computer-connected goggles as well as for simpler smartphone accessories. And while iPhone users have no shortage of VR gear, apps, and Internet videos, Apple hasn’t released anything to compete with rival smartphone makers that are all over VR.
Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.9, Microsoft Office 2016 15.23 and Office 2011 14.6.5, and LaunchBar 6.7.
In this week’s ExtraBITS, we get a look at Apple’s differential privacy, which seeks to gather data while protecting your privacy, and we find out who won the 2016 Apple Design Awards.