Oops! Apple released a small iOS 11.1.1 update last week to fix an embarrassing bug that could mess up when you typed the letter “i.” Security expert Rich Mogull has been blown away by Face ID on the iPhone X, and he joins us to explain its innovative concept of “continuous authentication” and ponder its possibilities. Also joining us this week is Take Control publisher Joe Kissell, who reviews Panorama X, the long-awaited update to the legendary Mac database. Are you scratching your head for holiday gift ideas? Jeff Porten visited the PEPCOM Holiday Expo to find the freshest gadgets for this holiday season. Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4, Bookends 13.0, Retrospect 14.6, SuperDuper 3.0, Tinderbox 7.3, and ChronoSync 4.8.3.
Apple has released a small iOS update to fix a bizarre bug that was screwing up the letter “i” and another that could make Hey Siri stop working.
It takes a lot to impress security expert Rich Mogull, but he’s convinced that Face ID is going to change the face of computer security.
After six years of development, ProVUE software has released Panorama X for macOS — a completely rewritten and modernized version of the powerful relational database that was one of the first Mac apps. Joe Kissell explores its capabilities, old and new, and muses on who would benefit from this tool.
Notable software releases this week include Carbon Copy Cloner 5.0.4, Bookends 13.0, Retrospect 14.6, SuperDuper 3.0, Tinderbox 7.3, and ChronoSync 4.8.3.
In ExtraBITS this week, Apple defends its tax practices, Facebook’s first president is having second thoughts about social media, Jony Ive sits down for a new interview, and iOS 11 calculator lag is causing fundamental math errors.