Southwest Airlines iPhone App Unencrypted, Vulnerable To Eavesdroppers
You realize that you're about to be sued into oblivion right?
Malicious QR Code Use On the Rise
A while back, a friend of mine at a university printed up several dozen flyers with a QR code pointing to LemonParty and posted them around campus. Hilarity ensued as he took pictures of people's reactions as they scanned them.
Messaging Apps, VoIP Already Eating Into Carrier Revenue
My text usage has dropped about 85% now that iMessage is automatically taking every iPhone user's texts over the Apple's server systems. Pretty handy.
TSA's VIPR Bites Rail, Bus, and Ferry Passengers
I didn't know we have bus service beyond a very basic series of downtown routes anymore. The TSA educated me today!
Stunning Time Lapse of the Earth From the ISS
Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot":
Always a good perspective check
Throttle Shared Users With OS X — Is It Possible?
This should help:
sudo nano -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.AppleFileServer.plist
Add in the following lines:
This will cause the AFP server on the file share to have only spare access to the disk.
Federal Judge Orders Schools To Stop Laptop Spying
If you think any kid was FORCED to take this brand new, shiny laptop that everyone is getting you're out of your mind.
Bach Launches Updated MP3 Format
This was dead before they wrote the first line of the spec. The MP3 genie is out of the bottle and there's no amount of wishful thinking that can be done by the record companies to stuff it back in.
Apple Fails To Deliver On Windows 7 Boot Camp Promise
I had the RTM installed on a first-gen Mac Pro and everything worked out of the box. Sure the Apple drivers put a startup disk selector in, and fix the clock sync issue but driver-wise what's the point?
Google Upgrades Chrome To Beta For OS X, Linux
Google's Keystone agent launchd object resides at ~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.google.keystone.agent on OS X. You can remove this file, but I assume Chrome will re-create it. Open it up with TextEdit and change the ProgramArguments string to "/dev/null" and you're done.
Super Strength Substance Approaching Human Trials
Why is this not +5 Terrifying?
Palin E-mail Hacker Indicted
The only reason this is even news is because of the target. If there's no government communication on the account, why are the FBI and Secret Service involved?
How many times a day do bitter exs break into each others accounts? Nothing ever comes of those incidents.