Even the ‘successful’ contact tracing apps have fallen well below expectations, and incapable of discovering their effectiveness.
Is the big problem not privacy at all, nor waking up to contacts, but inaccuracy in Bluetooth measuring distance? And how successful is contact tracing?
Can a smartphone contact tracing app work without using the support in Apple and Google’s forthcoming frameworks? Are there advantages?
Apple’s release notes for Catalina 10.15.1 are quite detailed, at last, and specify improvements and fixes to support […]
Extensive listing of places to find key information such as your User UUID/GUID, Ethernet MAC, model identifier, and much more.
This evening’s update to what will almost certainly be the last version of Mojave, apart from security updates […]
Most Macs have suffered from a serious security vulnerability in Bluetooth which could allow a third party to […]
Once a new MacBook Pro was updated to 10.13.4, it started to hammer Continuity connections to the iMac (10.12.6), which has AirPort turned off. This blew Bluetooth apart. Log extracts and more info.
Changes include frequent timechecks by timed, harder access to info about keychains, a couple of possible AppleScript bugs, and APFS snapshots.
Radio-frequency interference from USB 3 peripherals can cause problems with Bluetooth and 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi.