More countries turning to Apple/Google’s COVID-19 contact tracing tech

14 hours 33 minutes ago
More counties are turning to the Apple/Google developed tech for COVID-19 contact tracing, reports Reuters. The article says that Switzerland, Latvia and Italy have opted for Bluetooth short-range radio for their apps, based on the tech that securely logs exchanges on the smartphones of people who have been near each other.
Dennis Sellers

Allergies Got You Down? You'll Breathe Easy with the Allergy Pro 200 Air Purifier

14 hours 33 minutes ago
Allergy sufferers have it bad, first when plants and trees first bud out and then when they start producing pollen. One sure way to get some relief is to use an air purifier with a HEPA filter, and today we have a deal on the Allergy Pro 200 Air Purifier for just $109.99. With one of these in your bedroom or office, you’ll breathe a lot easier.
Steven Sande

Repair shop owner loses appeal in ‘counterfeit’ iPhone case

14 hours 44 minutes ago
An independent repair shop in Norway has lost an appeal over the import of "counterfeit" Apple iPhone screens. An appeals court affirmed a judgement over shop owner Henrik Huseby, who’s now “on the hook” for not just destroying what Apple calls "counterfeit" iPhone screens he bought from China, but also for Apple's legal costs of about US$26,000, reports AppleInsider.
Dennis Sellers

Rumor: fourth gen iPad Air will offer USB-C connectivity

1 day 14 hours ago
A report from supply chain blog Macotakara — as translated by 9to5Mac — says the fourth generation iPad Air will offer USB-C connectivity, while the iPad mini will stick with Lightning connectivity. Currently, the only Apple table with USB-C is the iPad Pro.
Dennis Sellers

‘MacVoices’ looks at some of the nastier bugs in Apple Mail

1 day 17 hours ago
Joe Kissell has updated “Take Control of Apple Mail” to the 5th edition. In the latest episode of MacVoices, he joins host Chuck Joiner to discuss some of the nastier bugs in Apple Mail, including one that can lose data, explains why you may want to avoid column view, and why recovering a specific message from your backups can be a challenge. He discusses the evolution of the program, and why it is both powerful and frustrating.
Dennis Sellers
1 hour 59 minutes ago
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