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Apple Confirms Its T2 Security Chip Blocks Some Third-Party Repairs of New Macs
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An anonymous reader shares a report from The Verge about Apple’s new security-focused T2 chip found in the newest Mac computers. The introduction of the chip “has renewed concerns that Apple is trying to further lock down its devices from third-party repair services,” The Verge reports. From the report: The T2 is “a guillotine that […]

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1Password no longer automatically submits passwords on Macs
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Updates to 1Password mean that while you can run the application in dark mode to match your MacOS Mojave's nighttime setting the password manager will no longer automatically submit previously filled passwords. In 1Password 7.2, you will have to pres…

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Apple may let the same app work on across iOS and Macs
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The app situation between iPhones and Macs is a bit of a mess. While mobile apps are updated regularly, the Mac App Store can often leave something to be desired. Now, Apple is finally tackling this chaos. According to Bloomberg, Apple may give devel…

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“Perverse” malware infecting hundreds of Macs remained undetected for years
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Enlarge (credit: Tim Malabuyo) A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources has been infecting Macs for at least five years. The infections—known to number nearly 400 and possibly much higher—remained undetected until recently and may have been active for almost a decade. Patrick Wardle, a […]

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WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code
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The leak shows how physical access hacks can plant undetectable spying code deep in a Macbook’s firmware. The post WikiLeaks Reveals How the CIA Can Hack a Mac’s Hidden Code appeared first on WIRED.

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FullContact launches a better alternative to your Mac’s built-in Contacts app
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 Managing a large database of contacts can get messy, which is why a number of startups over the years have attempted to tackle this space with a wide variety of apps that attempt to streamline the process of keeping contact information up-to-date, while also offering other tools to clean up your contacts, organize them, and […]

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Macs Up, iPads Down, As Apple Bucks the Death of the PC
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At the moment, the world’s most valuable company is also pretty much the only major PC maker still seeing year-over-year growth in a shrinking market. The post Macs Up, iPads Down, As Apple Bucks the Death of the PC appeared first on WIRED.

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Greek financial crisis sparks gadget-buying frenzy with Macs …
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Greek financial crisis sparks gadget-buying frenzy with Macs high on the list – Latest News Image Jin Lee/Associated PressForget gold. When the next economic apocalypse comes, hoarding pricey computers may be the new …

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Greek financial crisis sparks gadget-buying frenzy with Macs high on the list
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Forget gold. When the next economic apocalypse comes, hoarding pricey computers may be the new way to save your cash. At least that's what appears to be the case in Greece, where locals are resorting to clever means to shore up their cash: investing …

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