Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #268: The “Secret” Apple Tax

There’s more news about Twitter, as Elon Musk has called out the “secret” Apple tax of 30% that large developers pay, that wasn’t so secret. We also look at the various types of drives that you can use to back up your Mac: hard drives, SSDs, and NASs.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #267: AirPods as Trackers, Hacking Hackers, and Apple Tracking

In this week’s security news, a stalker used AirPods to track a woman, since they don’t sent alerts like AirTags; Australia is hacking hackers in a sort of precrime operation; and we give a few tips for the annual Black Friday shopathon.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #266: Twitter, AirDrop, and Continuity Camera

The situation at Twitter is changing daily, and we have some security tips for staying safe with Twitter’s new verification system. We look at some changes that Apple is making to AirDrop in China, which would be good for everyone. And we discuss the new Continuity Camera feature of macOS Ventura.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #265: Extreme Security and Privacy on the iPhone

Apple’s new Lockdown Mode provides extreme security and privacy on the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. We discuss how it works, and what the downsides are of using this feature. We also talk about how TikTok’s new privacy policy states that staff can access user data, how Zoom mandates new client updates every 30 days, and how the US is planning “nutrition labels” for IoT devices.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #264: The Dangers of Verified Accounts on Social Networks

We discuss this week’s Apple security updates, explain why some apps have issues with full disk access in macOS Ventura, and we discuss the dangers of verified accounts on social networks, such as Twitter. We also take a close look at one of the biggest changes in macOS Ventura, the System Settings app.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #263: What’s New in macOS Ventura

We take a look at some of the new features in macOS Ventura, and we also discuss the more than 100 vulnerabilities patched in this week’s operating system updates. And we discuss Apple’s surprising foray into ads for gambling apps in the iOS / iPadOS App Store.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #262: Apple’s Confusing New iPad Line

Apple announced new iPads this week, and now the iPad line is confusing. We look at what this means for people who want to buy a new iPad. We also discuss the new Apple TV, and its Thread support, DuckDuckGo’s new “secure” browser, and we have an update on the Lufthansa AirTag kerfuffle.

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Intego Mac Podcast, Episode #261: Are AirTags Safe on Airlines?

Apple’s new crash detection feature in iPhones is creating false positives on roller coasters. Researchers have found a way to use thermal tracking to figure out the password you’ve just typed. And are AirTags safe on airlines? Lufthansa isn’t quite sure.

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