April 11th, 2018 | 32 mins 20 secs
We cover a lot this week. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, a new DNS service for individuals, new Apple privacy features, the new Mac Pro, and more.
April 4th, 2018 | 27 mins 9 secs
We look at the ten most common online scams, and explain how to avoid them. And we mention the fact that Apple has updated everything this week.
March 28th, 2018 | 28 mins 51 secs
After some news - about a 100TB SSD, storing data in DNA, and more - we discuss whether your smart speaker is spying on you, then examine what could happen if you delete your Facebook account. Could you still log in on all the websites where you used your Facebook profile?
March 21st, 2018 | 30 mins 11 secs
We look at the three different types of hard drives you can use with your Mac: hard disks, fusion drives, and SSDs. We also discuss a cryptocurrency miner in the Mac App store, a new device that can crack any iPhone, and rumors of new Mac laptops.
March 14th, 2018 | 29 mins 43 secs
How secure are your passwords and other data in the cloud? We discuss how Apple's iCloud Keychain works, and whether you can trust it. In the news, we look at the "Right to Repair" bill in California, and discuss whether iTunes is going away. (Spoiler: no.)
March 7th, 2018 | 30 mins 48 secs
Apple is simplifying its macOS Server software, and we discuss what you may want to do if you use this software. We also look at some recent news, such as how a Mac user was able to track a Mac his sold for three years, and how a company claims they can unlock every iPhone.
February 28th, 2018 | 27 mins 56 secs
Is it a good idea to join Apple’s public beta programs, to get access to new features before everyone else? We discuss the pros and cons of being a guinea pig. We also highlight some recent Mac security issues and malware.
February 21st, 2018 | 26 mins 23 secs
We discuss Apple's HomePod, and the security implications of having an AI listening to you all the time. We also cover news about the Chrome browser's new built-in ad blocker, a text message bug that affects Apple devices (and is now fixed), and an interesting new chip in Apple's iMac Pro.
February 14th, 2018 | 34 mins 34 secs
We look at the year in Mac security 2017, and discuss the rise in malware. And we discuss the best strategies for backing up your Mac. But first, Kirk tells about how his website was (sort of) hacked.
February 7th, 2018 | 31 mins 8 secs
An overuse of ads has made it hard to read websites. In order to read easily, and safely, it's useful to use an ad blocker. We discuss why you may want to use an ad blocker, how they work, and how to use them in macOS and iOS.