Apple

Why I turned off Private Relay

Apple’s new feature that hides your IP address is an awesome concept. Using any map function and seeing the various places that your phone is reporting your location as…is cool. What is NOT cool is the fact that private relay prevents websites from loading. Not...

Mac OS 9 To-Go

This is from 9TO5 Mac and is extremely cool. I appreciate the effort that went into creating these. I would not have been able to afford them, but back then I couldn’t afford most Apple products. I started off imagining what iOS would look like...

Touch ID under Duress

A feature that I would like to see on Apple’s Touch ID devices is what I call a “duress” mode. Let’s say someone is mugging you and demanding that you unlock your device. What if you assigned a specific finger to something called duress mode...

Windows Development

I downloaded Visual Studio 2019 yesterday to test it out on Windows 11. The first thing that jumped out at me was the Visual Studio 2019 release. Why not 2021? The second thing I observed was that VS 2019 doesn’t contain any Windows 11 SDKs....