January 2023

If Your Holiday Gift Was a Tech Device, It’s Time to Change the Password!

By |January 31st, 2023|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Whatever consumer electronics product you can name, there’s probably a “smart” version that you configure via an app or Internet-connected interface once you’ve connected it to your Wi-Fi network. For ease of setup and [...]

What Is Advanced Data Protection for iCloud? Should You Enable It?

By |January 27th, 2023|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , |

In early December, Apple made a surprise announcement: Advanced Data Protection for iCloud. It’s not as though iCloud’s standard data protection is problematic, but it hinges on one architectural decision that makes some iCloud [...]

Protect Your Hidden and Recently Deleted Albums in Photos

By |January 24th, 2023|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Photos has long provided a hidden album you could use to hold images you wanted to keep a little more private. Until this year, however, it was security through obscurity: anyone who knew to [...]

LastPass Security Breach: Here’s What to Do

By |January 20th, 2023|Categories: iOS Tips, Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

Password management company LastPass has announced that it suffered a security breach in which attackers stole both encrypted customer account data (which is bad) and customer vaults containing encrypted usernames and passwords (which is [...]

Apple Powers Mac mini and MacBook Pro with New M2 Chips, Releases New HomePod

By |January 19th, 2023|Categories: Mac, MacBook, News, Products, Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

With a handful of press releases buttressed by a 19-minute video, Apple pulled back the curtains on its new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips and announced updated Mac mini and MacBook Pro models [...]

AutoFill in Safari Not Working? Set “My Card” in Contacts

By |January 17th, 2023|Categories: Mac Tips|Tags: , , , |

We heard from a client that AutoFill in Safari suddenly stopped entering her name and address in Web forms when she chose Edit > AutoFill Form or pressed Command-Shift-A, forcing her to enter her [...]

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