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A Newish Danger of iPhone Theft

Apple went a long way toward making iPhone theft unattractive to the criminal element. If your phone is set up with a passcode and Find My is enabled in iCloud, there is not a lot that can be done with a stolen phone. There is a small market for parts, but the crook is unlikely…
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Welcome to Ventura

Ventura, aka macOS 13, was released on October 24, 2022. It came with a few new features. The most notable is a redesign of what was System Preferences into Settings, which look a lot like settings on an iPhone or iPad. The implementation is a bit rough so far. Another feature that some may find…
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Backups, More on Legacy Contacts, and Security Updates

Backups All things eventually die, and that’s certainly true of computers. If you don’t already have a backup plan in place, make one. And if you do, consider if you need to update it.   A good backup can convert tragedy to annoyance. Several years ago, someone broke into our house and stole several items…
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Apple’s Legacy Contacts

Since my last newsletter, my uncle, Kenneth Jones, passed away. I’m the executor for his estate. He was somewhat technophobic, so there isn’t a whole lot to do with his digital assets ­– I knew his passwords and he didn’t – but for most of us there are more things that need thinking about before…
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