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A computer forensics firm says #Apple weakened backup security protection with the Sept. 13 release of iOS 10, making it simple work for hackers to crack password protection used for backups of #iOS devices stored on Macs and PCs.
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Followed this guide a couple of days ago. It works pretty well on my Macbook Air with just 120 GB SSD flash PCI drive. I hooked up my external 1TB platter harddisk, and melted the internal and the latter together, and reinstalled OSX, and later upgraded to Sierra.

So now, I got the speed and cache of my 120 GB internal SSD drive, and the storage of my external drive in one drive.

It works perfectly. Much cheaper than buy a new mac with more storage or one with a Fusion drive.

http://www.macworld.com/article/2014011/storage-drives/how-to-make-your-own-fusion-drive.html
It isn't too difficult to make your own version of Apples Fusion Drive, and it can give you a nice speed boost without taking away from storage.
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Install Disk Creator simplifies creating a bootable OS X installer. When you install a new major version of OS X, or after some time has passed, it is a good idea to do clean install (that is, to erase the disk you are installing OS X onto as part of the installation process). That will make your Mac run blazingly fast for a few months or more, and many people report that it fixes longstanding problems they’ve had too. Here is my clean install p...
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Or you could insert a proper 8GB USB stick, open a terminal window and use this line:
sudo /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app/Contents/Resources/createinstallmedia --volume /Volumes/Untitled --applicationpath /Applications/Install\ macOS\ Sierra.app --nointeraction
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I guess this is why they need replaceable batteries. 😿
 
Need to do something about this battery life. I'm on my 2nd battery today, getting only 1:28 screen on as of writing.

The G4 didn't have decent battery to begin with, but this isn't sustainable.

(Factory reset about a month ago, currently using less than half the amount of normally installed apps).
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How to install Windows 10 on Mac using VirtualBox
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Hello World. It’s us, Apple. You crying because we took away your headphone jack? Pshhh, grow up. Do you know how innovative you have to be…
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This hasn’t been a joke. IOS 10 bricking devices was real. Many users updating via OTA on either their iPhones and iPads got bricked devices. Basically leaving them on the screen with iTunes logo and a lightning cable. First touch disease and now a bricked #iphone; thanks a lot @Apple #ios10 pic.twitter.com/Nf5wpt6CYh — Hector Gonzalez (@hagr182) September 13, …
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It's iOS 10 Launch Day so I thought I'd do a video walk through of the upgrade process so you could see every step and know what to expect. Hopefully it helps with your own upgrade!
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I have just learned that DropBox has been circumventing security on IMacs and gaining full admin access to our Macs without permission.
I have been using HibiC cloud storage (25GB FREE!) as well as DropBox for years. I would encourage anyone with a IMac to switch over right away.

https://techcrunch.com/2014/02/07/dropbox-alternative-hubic-now-offers-10tb-for-13-50-per-month/
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To dongle, or not to dongle. That is the question. Just how big a deal "to me" is the lack of 3.5" headphone jack in the iPhone 7 (mine is still back ordered).

I primarily use 3 headphones. A pair of bluetooth jaybird x2's that I use for walking/running. No dongle needed. I use the EarPods that came with my phone at work, traveling and sometimes in bed when I want to sleep but not wake my wife. No dongle needed as I'll get a new lightning pair.

But I have a nice set of Bose noise canceling headphones. I use these at home, and I used to travel with them but they are bulky. So I need a dongle for these.

I have a set of Shure "in ear monitors" that I NOW travel with. They aren't "noise canceling" but they fill your ear and block out ALL sound. Great for on a plane, but that's about the only time I wear them as I do not fancy getting run over by a car because I'm walking around with no ability to hear outside noises. Even at home I don't like being so completely sound isolated that I can't hear my wife or kids if they try to talk to me. So I need a dongle for these head phones. The bonus here is that now I'll be able to keep my iPhone and iPad cases on when listening on the plane. Without the dongle, the headphone jack doesn't fit either device when it's in a case.

So I've ordered two dongles and I'll just put them on each of those headphones and leave them there. $18, free shipping from Apple. No big deal.

I still couldn't "listen to wired headphones AND charge my phone at the same time". That's not a problem for me. I'm not wearing my headphones all day every day, and most days my battery lasts all day anyway. And I have a set of bluetooth headphones if I need to listen and charge. But if NOT, then I'd just get the lightning charging doc that also has a 3.5" jack.

To buy Apple's AirPods or not. That's still a question. One of my use cases is that I go on walks and like to make phone calls. I imagine the microphone/talk quality of the AirPods will be substantially better than my Jaybirds. The AirPods are not expensive in light of other Bluetooth headphones....only $30 more than my Jaybirds. I'll certainly wait as I have bluetooth headphones, but the AirPods do interest me. I'll see how the early adopters feel about them...do they fall out of one's ears as easily as feared? Do they really sound no better than the $29 wired EarPods?

I'm not ancient, but I'm old enough to remember the transition from the large headphone jack to the mini jack. Then as now, I just bought adapters for head head phone and left the adapter on.
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I have a set of wired ear buds on my nightstand for listening at night in bed. Otherwise I mostly use Bluetooth. I have two sets of Bluetooth ear buds and both of them are wired between the left and right bud. I'm intrigued by the idea of buds that are not physically connected. I also like the fact that with the Apple Airpods you can grab just one or the pods (doesn't matter which one) and use it alone, like for phone calls and such where you don't need to use both ears. I'm uncertain if anyone else is doing that yet.
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Use the Command key on the Apple Mac to change menus and the results of clicking on items in menus and search results. This article shows you how to so it.
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In this screencast tutorial I walk through the upgrade to MacOS Sierra. With this being upgrade day I wanted to make sure I got a video out on day one of the upgrade process so you knew what to expect. I show you step by step my own experience and what you can expect from your own upgrade process.

As always thanks for watching. Be sure to subscribe, like, favorite and share this view so others can find it on the internet.
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Apple's Mac computers -- MacBook, iMac, Mac Pro, and Mac mini -- are works of art. Not only is the hardware beautiful, but the included operating system is visually impressive too. Today, after a series of Beta releases, the final 10.12 version of the desktop operating system formally known as OS X -- now known as 'macOS' -- is available for download. Apple dubs the latest version of the desktop operating system 'Sierra', after a mountain range i...
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Siri in macOS enables you to perform all manner of tasks just by speaking to your Apple Mac, but did you know that you can speak your Calendar appointments in any version of OS X without Siri? 
Speech recognition has been built into OS X for years, so even without Siri, you can speak your Calendar appointments and have them created for you. This guide shows how to do it.
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Some new accessories for your iPhone 7!
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Oh God...yet another "Apple is just doing this to make money". Well, almost everything Apple or any other company does is to make money.

But no, Apple didn't do this just to sell bluetooth headphones. Apple did this because they had better use for the space and "life without wires" is a better life.

Now, SINCE Apple believes the life without wires is better, they did the usual Apple "what sucks about the way technology works" evaluation of bluetooth. And thus we get AirPods and three models of Beats that do wireless far better than any other company has done it. That's the Apple way, and THAT'S how Apple makes it's money.

You don't HAVE to buy Apple bluetooth headphones. I've been using bluetooth Jaybirds for more than a year with my iPhone. They'll work EXACTLY THE SAME on the new iPhone 7. As will every other bluetooth headphone. They all work as good as they ever did.

BUT, if I want an even better experience, I have four options from Apple and Beats.

And if I DON'T want to go wireless, I can use the included lightning headphones or use the dongle. No big deal.
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Waited since 6am till 2pm..but got one!! Not the plus, but it'll do!!


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Anyone else having issues sending fireworks, lasers, in the new iMessage?? It shows on my screen, but when I send them to other I message recipients, all it says is sent with fireworks but they don't see anythingzz
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I send a confetti message to an iPhone 5s from my 6 and reproduced the issue that you expose, but I test from 5s to my 6 and both received the confetti. Both iPhones are in iOS 10. Maybe all iPhones have to send a first message with effects before it works.
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When people think of Twitter, their minds might conjure images of short-form messages filled with emoji. While it is much more than that, it is how some people view the social network. Lately, however, the company is looking to expand into other markets, such as streaming media. As a publicly-traded company, Twitter could be looking to rejuvenate a relatively stagnant stock.
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What's up with the black background on the Clock App? Not really consistent with the rest of iOS10.
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Inateck; lo Sleeve che ho provato e deciso di restituire, vediamo assieme la descrizione tecnica ed il perché di questo ottimo prodotto.
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