Masked FaceID and Security

In a Beta of iOS 15.4, one of the new features is FaceID that works while wearing a mask. Apple says the iPhone can recognize unique features around the eyes to authenticate, and that you must look at your iPhone to use Face ID while wearing a mask. Apple says that...

iOS 15 – Go Ahead and Install

iOS 15 is now available for all iPhones back to iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, and iPhone SE first generation, all released in 2016, and all iPhones since. (also including iPod Touch 7th generation, from 2019). On older iPhones, some features are not available, because...

Those Cameras! The iPhones 13

Remarkably, Apple continues to make significant improvements in the cameras on new iPhone models. These cameras are amazing. This is an excellent update to the iPhone with solid improvements in processing power and battery life, and even better cameras. My bottom...

Ubiquiti Security Breach – 2021

I still recommend Ubiquiti products and their UniFi line in particular, but I think it’s important for me to address a problem that’s been in the news lately. Ubiquiti had a security breach in December, which they announced in early January. At the time they...

I wish we had Ireland’s Covid Tracking

Ireland has released its Covid-19 Tracking app along with related support systems and information. It looks like an excellent implementation and strong response to the pandemic while preserving privacy of Irish citizens. I wish we had this here in California. The...