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MacSurfer's Archive: Thursday, October 26, 2017


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Steel frames rise at next-gen Apple store in Seattle's University Village mall" AppleInsider 8:48 PM
  • "Apple will invest $1 billion in TV, but don't expect Game of Thrones: Hollywood insiders paint a picture of a conservative company testing the waters." Ars Technica 2:48 PM
  • "Googler proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you"  The Next Web 7:47 AM
  • "iOS camera permissions allow rogue apps to surreptitiously photograph & video users [Video] 9to5Mac 7:34 AM
  • "Warning over iPhone apps that can silently turn on cameras at any time" Telegraph 8:05 AM
  • "Google Developer Claims iPhone Camera Permissions Turn Rogue Apps Into Peeping Toms" HotHardware 5:03 PM
  • "The cochlear implant Apple helped develop has officially launched" Cult of Mac 7:54 AM
  • "Cochlear releases first MFi hearing implant created in partnership with Apple" iDownload Blog 10:29 AM
  • "Apple, General Motors join group lobbying for immigrant 'Dreamers'" Reuters 12:31 PM
  • "India overtakes US to become second largest smartphone market" ["Apple began local production in India earlier this year, and its iPhone shipments more than doubled to 900,000 units in Q3 2017 compared with Q3 2016, impressive growth in a market that is skewed toward low-end smartphones."] Canalys 9:32 AM
  • "Apple's expanded Century City store in LA to launch alongside iPhone X on Nov. 3" AppleInsider 1:16 PM
  • "iPhone X's Have Already Sold For Over $8,000 On eBay" Forbes 1:40 PM
  • "Crazy new trend: Small boom in iPhone 8 trade-ins... already/It seems that some folks who bought iPhone 8 devices in the last month or so now want to trade up to the iPhone X. It's gonna cost them. Next time, we advise just thinking through your purchase before you buy." ZDNet 8:48 AM
Non-Apple News
  • "The Galaxy S9 won't have the under-screen fingerprint sensor that eluded Apple" BGR 3:42 PM
  • "Google partners with fact-checking network to fight fake news" Engadget 2:13 PM
  • "AI bot rips off human eyes, easily cracks web CAPTCHA codes. Ouch" The Register 1:14 PM
  • "Backblaze: Here's how reliable high capacity drives are/Backblaze, the cloud backup provider, has released its latest drive reliability numbers, including 8, 10, and 12TB drives, as well as older 4, 5, and 6TB drives. 'Consumer' drives continue to beat, slightly, 'Enterprise' drives in reliability. Here's what you need to know." ZDNet 12:07 PM
  • "Meet the High Schooler Shaking Up Artificial Intelligence" Wired 11:36 AM
  • "Developers wish people would remember what a big deal the Y2K bug was" The Next Web 7:47 AM
  • "iPhone X Pre-order versus iPhone 8 -TMO Daily Observations 2017-10-26" The Mac Observer 12:18 PM
  • "A High Sierra USB installer, Raspberry Pi AirPrint server, and tmutil -Terminal Tinkering 8" The Mac Observer 7:35 AM