Making My Way Through The iTunes Store’s Border Control

Once I left the UK and became a permanent resident of these United States, I needed to change my iTunes account's country so I could begin making purchases on the US store. Apple's support article on how to complete this process makes it appear pretty straightforward, yet there are some consequences which are only briefly … Continue reading Making My Way Through The iTunes Store’s Border Control

Apple Publishes Open Letter on Privacy and the FBI’s Backdoor Request

After a court order demanding that Apple assist the FBI with unlocking an iPhone was issued, the following open letter was published on their website: We have great respect for the professionals at the FBI, and we believe their intentions are good. Up to this point, we have done everything that is both within our … Continue reading Apple Publishes Open Letter on Privacy and the FBI’s Backdoor Request

Adobe Creative Cloud Installer Deleting Hidden Files in OS X

From the Backblaze Twitter account: Worse than we thought @Adobe @creativecloud v. 3.5.0.206 update alpha sorts hidden files on main dir, nukes the top one. Reproducibly. Just for clarity, it deletes ANY data in the first alpha-sorted hidden directory. Backblaze is just first b/c of “B”.Absolutely inexcusable. Thankfully, Backblaze have a workaround to avoid it … Continue reading Adobe Creative Cloud Installer Deleting Hidden Files in OS X

Apple Launching New Broken iPhone Upgrade, Screen Protector Installation Programs

Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac: Also involving iPhone displays, Apple Stores will start offering official plastic screen protector installations on iPhones in the coming weeks. Apple has partnered with at least one screen protector maker (Belkin) to bring dedicated screen protector installation machines to the back of stores. Before this new program, Apple Stores were told … Continue reading Apple Launching New Broken iPhone Upgrade, Screen Protector Installation Programs