Discussions

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Discussions

Apple updates are a hot topic with unwanted Apple update nagging, stealthy changes, patches, unfixed bugs, App Store problems, boot/error logs, etc.

Old systems discussion ranges over analog computers;  electromagnetic pulse/coronal mass ejection dangers, the power grid and Faraday cages; speed and bandwidth (tapes in trucks vs. telephone lines); rural telephone cooperatives; GE and the light bulb, etc.

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Discussions

Email discussion talks about Apple Mail issues; Stunnel and Eudora; Postbox and Thunderbird; IMAP and POP; VFEmail follies; MailMate, GyazMail, and more.

Phone services discussion includes Ooma pricing and features, Vonage, and wiring; fax issues with VoIP; Obi, Google Voice and E911; POTS as backup; iOS Notes document scanning, and more.

Other updates include the following topics:

  • Apple security – iOS 14 leak; “unc0ver” zero-day jailbreak
  • Apple updates – App Store bugs and iOS 13.5; Mojave changes and confusion
  • AppleCare – Apple ID bug still unresolved after a month
  • Competition – Dell G5 laptops; market share; Windows Hyper-V for ARM
  • iOS 13 – user interface changes
  • Linux – Ubuntu 20.04; GNOME-Mac connection; reverting kernels; column view
  • Mac Pro (classic) – temperatures and fan control
  • macOS Mojave – sleep/wake bugs
  • Old systems – analog computers ruled the waves
  • Security – rampant supply chain vulnerabilities

Discussions

Recent discussion includes the following topics:

Discussions

Our latest discussions include the following topics: