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Malicious JPEGs Are Out To Get Your iPhone

On Monday Apple released a critical security patch for iOS 10.1, and if you don’t have it yet you need to get it ASAP because malicious JPEGs are out to get your iPhone.     According to Apple’s own announcement about the CoreGraphics update included in the 10.1 patch: Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG […]

Windows Users: Uninstall QuickTime NOW

Just a quick, but VERY IMPORTANT advisory today. Word came from Apple late last week that a potentially catastrophic security hole has been found in the Windows version of their QuickTime video player software/web browser plugin, and APPLE HAS NO PLANS TO RELEASE A PATCH. Apple and Microsoft are BOTH warning Windows users to uninstall […]

New Apple Phishing Scam: Don’t Fall For It

The last week of February I found the following message in my Gmail SPAM folder, where it had been routed automatically. Some quick Googling on it showed this scam is being perpetrated on a lot of people, so I figured I should warn my readers. Click or tap on image below to view an enlarged […]

Date Change & 3rd Party Repairs Can Kill Your iPhone

Many consumers have recently learned the hard way that doing either of these two things is a great way to render your iPhone useless.   Changing Your iPhone’s Date Back To 1970 Or Earlier Will NOT Load A Retro Apple Theme… …but it will kill your iPhone. Wired had this to say about it: The […]

Turn Off iOS9’s WiFi Assist To Dramatically Cut Data Usage

Following the update to iOS9, did you notice a pretty devastating increase in data plan usage on your iPad or iPhone? You’re not the only one. In fact, so many consumers are so angry about this that a class action lawsuit is now pending against Apple because of it.   What Is WiFi Assist? This […]