Apple iPhone, MacOS and iOS Updates, Software and Security Updates

iTunes 12.7 and how it will affect syncing iOS apps

After the Apple product announcements on September 12th, a new version of iTunes appeared.  With the iTunes 12.7 release, users will no longer be able to make purchases in macOS to sync back to their device or use iTunes to manage app content, including icon management.  The App Store is gone as well as iTunes… Read More iTunes 12.7 and how it will affect syncing iOS apps

Android, Data Security, Malware, Mobile Devices

One of 1st-known Android DDoS malware infects phones in 100 countries

Last year, a series of record-setting attacks hitting sites including KrebsOnSecurity and a French Web host underscored a new threat that had previously gone overlooked: millions of Internet-connected digital video recorders and similar devices that could easily be wrangled into botnets that challenged the resources of even large security services. Source: One of 1st-known Android… Read More One of 1st-known Android DDoS malware infects phones in 100 countries

Fonts

STENCILCASE TrueType Font

Stencilcase TTF is a nice hand drawn/stencil look ‘toyware’ font from Robot Johnny (John Martz), a cartoonist and illustrator living in Ottawa,  Ontario Canada.  He also is responsible for the creation of the quirky fun Fruity Drink type face that was posted a few months ago. Johnny says “Remember those little plastic lettering stencils? Now… Read More STENCILCASE TrueType Font

Mobile Apps, Software and Security Updates

Countable – Contact Congress and Vote on Bills

The Countable mobile app for iOS and Android platforms has been featured on the Today Show, The NYTimes, MSNBC, Politico and can be found in the iTunes and Google Play app stores. Today’s political world is rift with conflicting views about some of the most controversial issues including the affects of climate change on our… Read More Countable – Contact Congress and Vote on Bills

Apple iPhone

Apple Exchanging Some 2012 and Early 2013 MacBook Pros Needing Battery Service With Newer Models

After hundreds of charging cycles, a MacBook Pro’s battery begins to lose its ability to hold a charge and should be replaced. Apple offers battery service free of charge with AppleCare+ coverage, or it charges an out-of-warranty fee of $199 in the United States, £199 in the UK, or $259 in Canada. Due to a… Read More Apple Exchanging Some 2012 and Early 2013 MacBook Pros Needing Battery Service With Newer Models