Window Washers

From DaringFireball: Why in the world would a web browser’s software updater be doing anything at all at the root level of the boot volume?….This is like hiring someone to wash your windows and finding out they damaged the foundation of your house. And people wonder why Apple requires Chrome to be a sandboxed app […]

Apple’s Find My

From Wired: Here’s how the new system works, as Apple describes it, step by step: When you first set up Find My on your Apple devices—and Apple confirmed you do need at least two devices for this feature to work—it generates an unguessable private key that’s shared on all those devices via end-to-end encrypted communication, […]

Kentucky Fried Licensing

Um, what? Per Reuters: Apple attorney Ruffin Cordell likened Qualcomm’s policy to a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant that refuses to sell a bucket of chicken to customers. “You first have to go over to this different counter, KFL – Kentucky Fried Licensing,” Cordell said. “You have to go pay that ‘eating license’ fee before they’ll […]