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I thought you might like to include in your report tomorrow that the ‘Big Brother’ app you mentioned yesterday that recorded the passcodes was removed from the app store.
Hey guys, with all the of sites being hacked. Do you know what security measures iCloud has? Is it an encrypted backup with a password like one can do with an iTunes backup?
I know it backs up application data also but some applications are not password protected. So if someone were to get a hold of my iCloud backup, would they be able to see my data?
I want to be untethered from my laptop but I want to be sure my data will be safe first.
Hey Buzz crew,
I’ve been hearing a lot on the podcast about how young kids quickly master new tech but can’t wrap their heads around old tech. Even a friend of mine has told me about his toddler nieces who can expertly navigate an ipad but can probably only type 5 wpm on a standard keyboard.
So my question is: Have you ever seen Star Trek IV? You know the movie where the Enterprise goes back in time to get some whales and Scotty has no idea how to use an old computer? Is that going to be us in a few years? Will the younger generations be doomed to talking into unresponsive mice and futilely tapping away at the screen when coming across a “”vintage”" non-touch monitor?
If I were a whale I wouldn’t want to live in that future. Also because of the sharks with frickin laser beams.
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