• Apple's new MacBook Air and 2018 MacBook Pros disconnect the microphone when you close the lid to stop hackers from eavesdropping on your conversations

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple's latest MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops physically disconnect their own microphones when users close their lids.
    It helps prevent eavesdroppers from using software-based attacks, like the FruitFly malware, to activate the microphone when you think the computer is asleep with the lid closed.
    It's a step forward, but it's not a complete solution for microphone-based security.
    Apple's latest MacBook Air and 2018 MacBook Pros physically disconnect their own microphones when you close the lid, preventing eavesdropping hackers from listening in to conversations when you think the...
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  • HYPER iPad Pro USB-C hub makes a MacBook dongle-monster

    HYPER iPad Pro USB-C hub makes a MacBook dongle-monster

    8 days ago - By SlashGear

    The iPad Pro 2018 in both sizes uses USB-C instead of Lightning for the first time in the product's history. The accessory-makers at HYPER just revealed one of the first USB-C hub accessories that's made specifically for the iPad Pro 2018. They call it their HyperDrive for iPad Pro. This USB-C hub plugs in to the iPad Pro's singular USB-C...
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  • How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement

    How to use your iPad Pro as a laptop replacement

    8 days ago - By Computerworld

    I've been using an iPad Pro instead of a laptop for long haul travel since early 2017. In this series of reports, I hope to share some of how iPad Pros can be used to replace laptops. Where we are now with Apple's iPad
    Apple's iPad opened up the enterprise for the company. Huge interest among business leaders led to wide adoption and opened industry up to approving use of iPhones in business. These days, iOS is rapidly growing share in the sector. To read this article in full,
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