Apple Updates Apple TV 4K; Introduces New Siri Remote

JOSH CENTERS 20 April 202128 comments Good news: the Apple TV as a hardware platform isn’t dead. Bad news: the form factor isn’t changing and the price isn’t coming down. Good news: the abomination that was the Siri Remote is now dead. (Apologies to the handful of you...

iOS 14’s App Library: The FAQ

JOSH CENTERS 9 September 202037 comments   Something I enjoy about writing an iOS book every year is comparing what I think the main concerns about the new version will be against what readers actually become concerned about. I usually guess pretty well, but I...

Feeling Paranoid? Micro Snitch Tells You If Your Mac Is Spying on You

JOSH CENTERS 22 July 20207 comments   Our reporting on Apple’s warning against closing a MacBook with a webcam cover installed (see “Don’t Close Your MacBook with a Webcam Cover Attached,” 14 July 2020) sparked an interesting TidBITS Talk discussion about Mac webcam...