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Stan (and Eclaire): The Blind Apple Employee Who Upgraded My iPhone

While the iPhone 7 has some incredible engineering advances, it’s obvious Apple’s retail systems are intensely challenged by its annual upgrade cycle. In addition to its limited product availability, its...

/ September 27, 2016

Apple.com Misleads T-Mobile Customers to Stores

It’s one thing to deliver an incredible product year after year managing global supply and demand, it’s another thing to stupidly mislead customers on your product launch website for a...

/ September 12, 2016
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Microsoft Revenue Quietly Surpasses $1 Trillion

Microsoft recently surpassed $1 trillion in cumulative revenues. Similarly, Amazon's earned more than a half trillion. Yet, Washington State still can't afford to pay for education, transportation, police and other...

/ May 8, 2016
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Most Frustrating iPhone Touch ID “Feature”

Clearly as we rely more on our devices, their security is more important than ever. But in the case of Apple’s iOS Touch ID hardware, I cannot understand for the life...

/ February 19, 2015

The Mac Equivalent of iPhone Kill Switch

Interesting stories today noting a drop in smartphone thefts with emergence of kill-switches. The Mac equivalent of the iPhone kill switch is setting a firmware password on your laptop or...

/ February 11, 2015

Apple Continues Support for Stolen MacBooks and Devices

Apple has no policy of reporting stolen computers brought in for support to the police. In fact, they continue to provide warranty care and service. My home was burglarized in...

/ September 26, 2014

How to Secure Your Mac From Potential Theft

Thanks to The Loop and The Chronicle for promoting this post … follow me @reifman for updates. Let’s get started helping you to secure your mac: My residence was recently broken...

/ February 24, 2014