Hello, and welcome to IA Cast, episode 21! A lot has happened in the last week, including:
- Two Apple iPhones made the news in an explosive way. Should you be concerned?First, an iPhone 7 exploded during the shipping process, and then a college student’s iPhone 6 Plus exploded during class. Isolated incidents? We think so.No, This iPhone 7 Probably Didn’t Just Explode on its OwnNJ College Student’s iPhone Explodes During Class, Prompting Evacuations
- Phishing Attacks ARE REAL, and a Fake Email Could Trick YOU into Compromising Your DataEven the most knowledgable of us get careless sometimes, and/or can be fooled by creative phishing attacks. Let us show you how to avoid accidentally handing over your data in a phishing scam.PSA: Now is a Good Time to Educate Your Less-techy Friends about ‘Apple’ phishing emails
- Angry Apple Customer Goes on a Destructive Rampage at a French Apple StoreCheck out this link to see what happens when a customer feels he has been wronged by Apple Store employees. Note: If you love tech like we do, this is very painful to watch. We are happy that the man was apprehended by mall security, and that no one was hurt.Unhappy Customer Smashes Tens of Thousands of Dollars of Kit in French Apple Store [Videos]
- Automatic OS Downloads are Coming to the MacThis one even surprised us! Apple is rolling out automatic downloads of Sierra, so that updates take much less time when you’re ready to install them. Unlike Microsoft, however, Apple is not cramming updates down our throats. You can opt out if you choose. Check out the following link for more information.How to Turn on Background Updates for macOS Sierra
- You can Now Have Your Own Personal GoogleGoogle is releasing a bunch of new products, hoping you will let them integrate into your life and give Google every bit of your data. They have new Wifi points, a new phone, an Amazon Echo competitor, and more.Made by Google
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