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Apple vs FBI Curiouser and Curiouser

But earlier it was alleged that the FBI had recovered iCloud data. In that statement the FBI said the backups had ended two weeks before the attack. Which triggers another question. How did the FBI recover the earlier data if they did not have the old iCloud password?

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Apple vs FBI Continues to Mystify

Apple has been accused of grandstanding by refusing to decrypt this phone. If my guesses are correct, the media has it exactly backwards. It’s the FBI that’s grandstanding.

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Apple vs FBI Gets Weirder

In other words, whoever changed the password had to know the old password. Another explanation is that the person in question was in possession of the phone that might be used for password recovery. There is something very rotten here. This is not the end of this story.

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Mike Luckovich Cartoon

Apple vs FBI Overview

Put simply, the FBI wants Apple to write some code that disables the delay feature. That way they can stream passcode guesses to the device at (literally) the speed of electricity. This will clearly be much faster. But is it a good idea?

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Mac Mail Disaster Recovery Featured

Mac Mail Disaster Recovery

Tony Lima September 25, 2015 Copyright (C) 2015 Tony Lima. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document …

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Google can't do anything right

Yet Another Google Fail

Unfortunately, Google failed at the next step:

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Ten Day Forecast

Weather Underground Mini-Fail

Excuse me? 98%? Weather Underground needs to add a “look out the window” function.

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Google Changes Their Ranking Algorithm, Now Includes Mobility

Google Changes Ranking Algorithm, Now Includes Mobility

Yoast and BraveNewCode are two of the good companies in the Wordpress ecosystem. I can recommend both of them with no reservations at all.

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QNAP WIN

QNAP NAS Major Win

If you’re looking for NAS, I can give my unqualified endorsement to QNAP. Regular readers will understand how unusual this is. For newcomers, here’s the quick summary: NEVER.

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Ad 1 Adobe Flash Mega-Fail

Adobe Flash Mega-Fail

The latest Flash update (e2c7b for the Mac) includes FOUR promotional installs. Come on, Adobe. Flash is a dead-end product anyway. Do you really need to drain every last penny out of it?

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