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The MacInTouch Home Page is the original Mac news site, providing timely, reliable news, information and analysis about Apple Macintosh, OS X, and iPhone/iOS systems, plus security issues. Our friendly community offers troubleshooting help and intelligent



Published: 26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

Copyright: Copyright 2017, MacInTouch Inc.
 



MacInTouch Challenges and Changes

05 Apr 2017 12:38:00 EDT

Here's an update on some MacInTouch challenges and changes.



Reports: 2016 MacBook Pro

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

experience vs. MacBook Air



Reports: Apple

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

original iMac ports, laptop LTE, augmented reality, etc.



Reports: Help please

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

"Reversetemplated" crashes; Launch Services database



Reports: iPods

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

abandonment, alternatives



Reports: Linux

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

support/security for old Macs, Linux experiences



Reports: Mac Pro

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

PCIe slots, network ports



Reports: Privacy/Security

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

ad blocking, malvertising, Google "safe browsing"



Reports: QuickTime

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

tips for converting abandoned Apple formats



Reports: Reminiscences

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

PowerBook Duo and docks



Reports: Safari (iOS)

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

zombie website data



Reports: Web platforms

26 Apr 2017 03:00:00 EDT

Tiki, WordPress, phpBB, Drupal, Muut, ExpressionEngine, Django, Rehash etc.



iWork

26 Apr 2017 02:18:00 EDT

Apple updates its iWork app suite for Macs, iOS and iCloud with vague "stability and performance improvements."



Reports: Displays

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

LG UltraFine 5K review



Reports: Phishing and Scams

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

bad bank practices, Unicode trick/trap and Firefox tweak



Reports: Privacy

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

secure messaging issues



Reports: Router security

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

Linksys security flaws



Reports: Storage

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

Akitio Thunder SATAGo



Note to Readers

25 Apr 2017 00:46:00 EDT

Here's an update on our "challenges and changes."



Pegasus3

25 Apr 2017 12:44:00 EDT

Promise promises a new flash-based version of its Thunderbolt 3 RAID storage system.



2big Dock Thunderbolt 3

25 Apr 2017 12:02:00 EDT

LaCie promises a Thunderbolt 3 storage system and dock... for later this year.



OWC press releases

25 Apr 2017 13:15:00 EDT

The long-time Mac company is promising more future Thunderbolt 3 products (although its DEC expansion base for 2016 MacBook Pros is still unavailable, following January announcements, and its Thunderbolt 3 Dock is still in pre-order status after a previous promise of full availability for February).



Arq

25 Apr 2017 12:05:00 EDT

This full-featured network backup application offers local encryption for security, full Mac metadata support, multiple-version and changes-only backup, an open, documented storage format, bandwidth and budget controls, and more, while supporting inexpensive storage at Amazon (Amazon Cloud, AWS, Glacier), SFTP servers, NAS, Google Drive, etc.



Reports: Data recovery

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

detailed procedures, experiences, SSD issues and a thank you



Reports: 2016 MacBook Pro

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

dongle guide, power supplies



Reports: AirPort

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

uses for cheap AirPort Express



Reports: Backup

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Spotlight, CrashPlan Enterprise



Reports: Help please

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Spotlight/Time Machine follies



Reports: macOS Sierra

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

USB drive issues, locations



Reports: Safari

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

we trace the drag crash bug to use of an external display...



Reports: Scams

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

tech support scams analyzed



Reports: Storage

20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

USB-C dongle dismounts, performance issues, Thunderbolt



Chromium security update

20 Apr 2017 17:56:00 EDT

The open source web browser platform gets an update with critical security patches and other changes.



Reports: Apple factories

19 Apr 2017 01:01:00 EDT

vs. U.S. factories



Reports: Backup

19 Apr 2017 01:01:00 EDT

WiFi options for lazy users



Reports: Internet services

19 Apr 2017 01:01:00 EDT

ATT email problems; $1 billion Verizon fiber buy



Reports: Servers

19 Apr 2017 01:01:00 EDT

experimenting with Ubuntu in the cloud



Thunderbird

19 Apr 2017 18:40:00 EDT

Mozilla's reliable, full-featured and free email app gets critical security fixes.



Firefox

19 Apr 2017 16:36:00 EDT

Mozilla's free alternative to Google Chrome and Apple Safari gets critical security patches and other updates in new versions.



TenFourFox

19 Apr 2017 18:54:00 EDT

The modern web browser for PowerPC-based Macs gets critical security patches (plus performance improvements and bug fixes), as it tracks Firefox updates and prepares for an upcoming "Feature Parity Release 1."



Google Chrome security patches

19 Apr 2017 16:18:00 EDT

The Google web browser gets critical security patches and other changes.



Java security patches

19 Apr 2017 12:12:00 EDT

Oracle updates its development/deployment platform with high-priority security patches and bug fixes.



Xcode "critical" bugs

19 Apr 2017 09:56:00 EDT

Another update (less than two weeks after the last one) "fixes several critical bugs".



Reports: Email

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Verizon-AOL migration and issues with authentication, POP, IMAP



Reports: Home automation

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Z-Wave, Zigbee, HomeKit, Levito, OpenHAB, X10 and more



Reports: Microsoft Office

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

update issues, Google support



Reports: OS X Server

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

SMB issues, CrashPlan, filenames, HFS+ on Linux



Reports: Routers

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Netgear fiasco; AirPort Express discount



Reports: Safari

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

drag bug; window positioning, sleep/shutdown bug, scrolling



Reports: Security

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

email malware, Chrome phishing vulnerability, and more



Reports: Windows

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

experiences and faulty hardware



Reports: Virtualization

18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Mo kudos; old Mac apps in JavaScript



Reports: Apple Mail

13 Apr 2017 03:03:00 EDT

Time Machine tricks (and issues)



Reports: Networking

13 Apr 2017 03:03:00 EDT

networking failure traced to USB adapter interference



Reports: Calendars

12 Apr 2017 12:20:00 EDT

Google vs. iCal issue; BusyCal kudos



Reports: Email

12 Apr 2017 12:20:00 EDT

issues with Gmail, personal domains and SPF/DKIM



Reports: Apple ID

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

email address issues, 2FA



Reports: Internet of Things (IoT)

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

PDoS attack bots, wireless TV hacking



Reports: Passwords

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

retrieving saved WiFi passwords



Reports: Privacy

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

DNSCrypt, demographic data



Reports: Security

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

juice jacking



Office 2011 security patch

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Microsoft patches an Outlook security flaw that could let attackers "gain access to the user's authentication information or login credentials" via spoofing tricks.



Apple video app patches

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Apple cleans up more bugs in its video apps and makes a few other improvements.



Nvidia Titan Xp

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Nvidia's super high-powered graphics card is actually supposed to have Mac drivers soon (but you'll need a pre-2013 Mac Pro or hackintosh to host it).



BackPack for iMac

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Add a handy shelf to the screen support stand of your iMac or Apple Thunderbolt Display.



DiskMaker X

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Easily make bootable OS X/macOS installers on flash drives or hard drives.



Adobe Security Flaws Critical

11 Apr 2017 14:58:00 EDT

Adobe patches "critical" security flaws in Flash, Acrobat, Adobe Reader and Photoshop CC that "allow an attacker to take control of the affected system."



Freeway Pro

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

This full-featured web design app, with a focus on graphic design, is currently available at a discount price with a free 30-day trial.



EverWeb

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

This web design app serves as a replacement for Apple's abandoned iWeb.



HandsFree

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Like Apple's Continuity, this app integrates a cellphone phone with your Mac... except it works with any bluetooth phone; it works with OS X 10.9; it supports AppleScript, and more.



iMazing

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

This alternative to iTunes for many iOS device management tasks includes backup/archiving and restoring, Mac-mobile information exchange, file transfer, browsing, cloning and more. The latest updates support iOS 10.3 and offer new features.



TimeMachineEditor

11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDT

This Mac app offers much more flexibility for Time Machine backup scheduling.



Reports: Backup

07 Apr 2017 02:30:00 EDT

suggestions for synchronizing two Macs



Reports: Lawsuits

07 Apr 2017 02:30:00 EDT

print cartridge lawsuit at Supreme Court



Reports: macOS Sierra

07 Apr 2017 02:30:00 EDT

update patch for Adobe; more display problems



Reports: Malware

07 Apr 2017 02:30:00 EDT

nasty malvertising browser locker and iOS 10.3.1



Reports: Servers

07 Apr 2017 02:30:00 EDT

remote problems with Mountain Lion



Xcode 8.3

07 Apr 2017 01:15:00 EDT

Apple's software development system, which runs only on macOS Sierra, gets an update to fix "an issue that could produce app archives that were larger than necessary", following another recent update.



Reports: Apple Messages

06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 EDT

connection confusion and tips



Reports: Apple TV

06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 EDT

YouTube TV debuts



Reports: Phishing/scams

06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 EDT

Apple phishing, 2FA and location confusion



Reports: Security

06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 EDT

Broadcom WiFi attack affects Android, as well as iOS



Reports: Windows 10

06 Apr 2017 01:00:00 EDT

data collection privacy issues



Reports: iOS 10

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

32-bit vs. 64-bit app confusion, an Apple "bug" that switched on iCloud services customers had turned off, plus battery life and more



Reports: 2016 MacBook Pro

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

booting from flash drives; Snapnator



Reports: Apple security

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

software updates and authentication issues (2FA)



Reports: iPads

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

Windows replacement pricing, iPad 5G review



Reports: MacBook Air

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

replacing failed SSD



Reports: User interface

05 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EDT

the miserable mess that is iTunes (vs. the original app); tips



Reports: Messages/iCloud

04 Apr 2017 10:55:00 EDT

a set of experiments to sort out confusing behaviors in various messaging situations



Reports: Keyboards

04 Apr 2017 10:55:00 EDT

Logitech and Microsoft issues, wireless problems, mice



Reports: Passwords

04 Apr 2017 10:55:00 EDT

cracking, lock-outs, LastPass flaw, Captcha, etc.



Reports: Scams

04 Apr 2017 10:55:00 EDT

iCloud breach phone scam



iOS Security Update

03 Apr 2017 18:15:00 EDT

iOS 10.3.1 patches a security hole that lets an attacker "execute arbitrary code on the Wi-Fi chip" (CVE-2017-6975).



Reports: Displays

31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

various Dell 27-inch displays



Reports: iPhone security

31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

file system encryption, firmware and secure erase



Reports: PDFs

31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

setting preview icons for Windows



VMware security update

31 Mar 2017 19:12:00 EDT

The virtualization product gets critical security updates after PwnToOwn identified vulnerabilities.



macOS Server

31 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

Apple updates its server add-on for macOS Sierra (no longer supporting earlier OS X versions).



Reports: macOS Sierra

30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDT

silent firmware change and related security holes, an Adobe CC problem, Night Shift issues, the update rigamarole, etc.