You’ve spent the last several minutes typing out a long message to your mom on your iPhone, and you’re about to tap send… …but then you get an iMessage notification from your best friend and tap that instead. After watching the funny cat video you try and find that long message you’d been typing out… Continue reading iMessages should save your unfinished drafts.
… unless carriers like AT&T open up to researchers and improve their networks. While the FCC is applying pressure in this regard, any decent solution is likely years away, and may be hamstrung by net neutrality-esque message discrimination concerns. Nonetheless, fake robocalls and texts are a crisis. Borrowing from my last post: Right now, any… Continue reading Robocalls and spam texts deliver fake news silently, at scale, but won’t stop anytime soon
Right now, any robocall hacker in the world can instantly take over your phone’s screen, knocking you out of your mobile gaming experience, disrupting you as you check out at the store, or breaking your concentration as you try and type out an email. And disrupt they do, at a massive scale. Several billion fake… Continue reading In 2019, Apple needs to change iPhone’s call UI because robocalls are killing us
Tl;dr: Apparently Apple Geniuses ask customers who are dropping off their Mac for repair (where the device can’t be repaired in-store) to turn off their admin password under some circumstances (even when better options exist). 😲 Be ready, because I wasn’t. Millions of people walk through Apple Stores, and I think Geniuses asking people to… Continue reading Could you disable your admin password? A stressful opsec story from an Apple Store