This week Essential Apple Slacker @Dougee (Andi J), digital forensics expert, joins us to talk about security, privacy, protecting yourself online, etc.
Also, of course, we take a look at the Apple and Tech stories of note from the last week or so, including Apple’s China iCloud dilemma, painful problems at Apple Campus and more.

Recorded 25th February 2018


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On this week’s show:

APPLE

  • Apple to have to hand Chinese iCloud users data to a Chinese owned data company… and the repercussions… This is a bit of a rabbit hole.
  • Uncle Tim says Apple doesn’t follow other companies – CNet
  • Future Apple devices may have flexible ‘sidewall displays’ – Apple World Today
  • Apple’s New Spaceship Campus Has One Flaw – and It Hurts. Some distracted staff are walking into glass panes designed to foster collaboration – 9to5 Mac

TECHNOLOGY

  • Stop Telling People There’s a Dot in Your Gmail Address — It Doesn’t Matter – Slate
  • Unconventional Communications Framework – Linked In or download my RTF of it from here

SERVICES MENTIONED

Worth-a-Chirp

  • Macjim sends us
    Dashlane – free for one device, $3.33 a month billed annually otherwise.
  • Simon is trying
    LastPass – Free, Premium is $2 a month billed annually and a Family Plan for 6 licences is $4 a month billed annually
  • Worth a look
    RememBear Beta App Store/MacApp Store – Currently free

Nemo’s Hardware Store (46:09)

  • Get closer to your subjects than ever before with the DJI Osmo+, DJI’s first handheld gimbal with an integrated zoom camera. A 7× zoom, consisting of 3.5× optical and 2× digital lossless zoom – £518.92 UK / $559 US – Amazon
  • A1 Studios Arizona

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