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Pocket Sized Podcast 144: goto Podcast fail

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Apple has a massive SSL facepalm moment by leaving every single customer of theirs open to MiM attacks for a full year, and Ronnie and Scott talk about it. John Nemo has the means for charging your iOS devices and covering your iPad Air in Nemo’s World’s Shortest Reviewcast.

Links:

Apple’s SSL/TLS bug
https://www.imperialviolet.org/2014/02/22/applebug.html

Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 and 6.1.6 to patch an SSL problem
http://arstechnica.com/apple/2014/02/apple-releases-ios–7–0–6-and–6–1–6-to-patch-an-ssl-problem/

About the security content of iOS 7.0.6
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6147?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

On the timing of iOS’s SSL Vulnerability and Apple’s addition to the NSA PRISM program
http://daringfireball.net/2014/02/apple_prism

RAM iPhone 5s cradle for iPhone 5/5s with no case
http://www.rammount.com/CatalogResults/PartDetails/tabid/63/partid/082065077045072079076045065080049049085/Default.aspx

RAM single socket mount with round base
http://www.rammount.com/CatalogResults/PartDetails/tabid/63/partid/082065080045066045049048052085/Default.aspx

Unread – an RSS reader for iPhone
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/unread-an-rss-reader/id754143884?mt=8

iKanji touch for iPhone
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ikanji-touch-japanese-kanji/id311920885?mt=8

iKana touch universal iOS app
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ikana-touch-hiragana-katakana/id288805273?mt=8

Macally MDUALSYNCL retractable sync and charge cable
http://www.macally.com/EN/?page_id=14653

Targus Versavu case for iPad Air – Noir
http://targus.com/US/Versavu-Case-for-iPad-Air-Noir-thz196us

EZ Buys Executive Black Leather iPad Air Case
http://www.ezbuysdirect.com/tablet-accessories/ipad-air-cases/executive-black-leather-ipad-air-case.html

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Pocket Sized Podcast 129: Mobile Security with Bruce Schneier

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Scott and Peter speak with special guest cryptographer and security expert Bruce Schneier about Touch ID, biometrics, and general mobile phone security and privacy issues. Bruce is an outstanding speaker on these topics – you don’t want to miss this. John Nemo puts a charge in World’s Shortest Reviewcast with ChargeOnTheGo.

Links:

Schneier on Security
https://www.schneier.com

Schneier on Security: Apple’s iPhone fingerprint reader successfully hacked
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/09/apples_iphone_f.html

Schneier on Security: iPhone fingerprint authentication
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/09/iphone_fingerpr.html

Fingerprints are usernames, not passwords
http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2013/10/fingerprints-are-user-names-not.html

iPhone 5s: About Touch ID security
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5949?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

iPhone 5s: Using Touch ID
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5883

Why Touch ID is bigger news than any of us appreciated
http://9to5mac.com/2013/09/17/why-touch-id-is-bigger-news-than-any-of-us-appreciated/

ChargeOnTheGo mobile power pack
https://chargeonthego.com

Second Silk Road indictment details Ulbright’s attempt to have former Silk Road employee killed
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20131002/17220924733/second-silk-road-indictment-details-ulbrights-attempt-to-have-former-silk-road-employee-killed.shtml

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Pocket Sized Podcast 125: iPhone 5ses

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It’s the iPhone 5ses: iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s! Scott and Ronnie are joined by special guest Nick Rodriguez from the Mac Gist podcast to discuss.

Links:

Apple iPhone 5c
http://www.apple.com/iphone–5c/

Apple iPhone 5s
http://www.apple.com/iphone–5s/

iPhone 5s iSight camera
http://www.apple.com/iphone–5s/camera/

iPhone 5s camera specs: better optics, slow motion, and True Tone flash
http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/10/4714814/apple-iphone–5s-camera-specs

Apple steps up its camera game with iPhone 5s
http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/apple-steps-up-its-camera-game-with-iphone–5s

TidBITS: Q&A about fingerprint scanning
http://tidbits.com/article/14089

The iPhone 5s fingerprint reader: what you need to know
http://www.techhive.com/article/2048514/the-iphone–5s-fingerprint-reader-what-you-need-to-know.html

The Mac Gist podcast
http://themacgist.com/category/podcast/

Nick Rodriguez on Twitter
https://twitter.com/nickrodriguez

Mac Gist on Twitter
https://twitter.com/themacgist

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Pocket Sized Podcast 105: Short and Sweet Two-Step Authorization

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Apple has two-step Apple ID verification, and Scott enables it live on the podcast. John Nemo has what is truly the World’s Shortest Reviewcast, and it’s NiceByDesign. Scott reviews Talk Japanese: Phrasebook for English and does a quick app folder on three additional apps.

Links:

Apple enables two-step verification for iCloud accounts
http://www.imore.com/apple-enabled-two-step-verification-icloud-accounts?style=default

Apple ID: Frequently asked questions about two-step verification for Apple ID
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5570

Talk Japanese – Phrasebook for English universal iOS app
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/talk-japanese-phrasebook-for/id568829318?mt=8

Goldie CableKeep cable organizer for Apple iPhone charger
http://nicebydesign.com/products/goldie

Gulp CableKeep cable organizer for Apple iPad charger
http://nicebydesign.com/products/gulp

Nibbles CableKeep cable organizer for Apple iPad charger
http://nicebydesign.com/products/nibbles

Bodyweight Training: You Are Your Own Gym universal iOS app
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bodyweight-training-you-are/id416981420?mt=8

Flexibits Fantastical for iPhone
http://flexibits.com/fantastical-iphone

Fantastical for iPhone in the iOS app store
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fantastical/id575647534?mt=8

NewsBlur RSS Reader universal iOS app
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/newsblur/id463981119?mt=8

NewsBlur online RSS Reader service
http://www.newsblur.com

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Secure Your Belongings
Pocket Sized Podcast #76

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In the wake of recent events involving Wired Journalist Mat Honan having all his accounts hacked, Peter and Scott take an episode to cover some basic security considerations for your iOS devices and all your online accounts and cloud services.

Suzé Gilbert never glazes over her app reviews, even when the product is named Glaze.

John Nemo and David Weeks go safety with the KENU Highline safety leash attached to their dock connectors.

Links from the show:

Kenu Highline
http://www.kenu.com/products/highline

Glaze universal iOS app
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/glaze/id521573656?mt=8

1Password
https://agilebits.com/onepassword

Password Management App Shootout
http://www.imore.com/1password-vs-lastpass-vs-msecure-iphone-password-management-app-shootout

How to configure Google two-factor authentication
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168054/how_to_configure_googles_two_step_authentication.html

Apple ID support page
http://www.apple.com/support/appleid/welcome/

Time Machine
http://www.apple.com/osx/apps/#time-machine

Mac 101: Time Machine
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1427

Time Capsule
http://www.apple.com/timecapsule/

Dropbox
https://www.dropbox.com

Evernote
https://evernote.com

iCloud
http://www.apple.com/icloud/features/

What type of encryption does Evernote use
https://support.evernote.com/link/portal/16051/16058/Article/1652/What-type-of-encryption-does-Evernote-use

Seven Deadly Sins: Evernote tips you should avoid
http://antivirus.about.com/od/securitytips/a/evernotetip.htm

Wickr Secure IM and multimedia sharing
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wickr-secure-im-multimedia/id528962154?mt=8

Security in the iCloud age
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168035/security_in_the_icloud_age.html#lsrc.wrap_081112

How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/apple-amazon-mat-honan-hacking/

How I Got My Digital Life Back Again After An Epic Hacking
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2012/08/mat-honan-data-recovery/

Honan Hacked! Macworld Podcast
http://www.macworld.com/article/1168070/honan_hacked.html

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Frighten My Friends
Pocket Sized Podcast #48

This week features a tremendous photo app roundup by Suzé Gilbert.

Scott reads the feedback received during the Mirage Photo Studio App giveaway.

Then Scott and Mark discuss the privacy implications of Find My Friends and smartphones in general.

Links from the show:

Mirage Photo Studio
Camera+
ProCamera
Vintage Black and White
Simply Black and White
Noir Photo
Snapseed
Filterstorm
Filterstorm Pro
Iris Photo Suite for iPhone
Iris Photo Suite for iPad
Photoforge 2
Big Lens
iQuickDOF
Percolator
WordFoto
Photo fx by Tiffen
LoMob
ScratchCam FX
ScratchCam Lite
Pic Grunger
Pixlr-o-matic
Photocopier
Superimpose
Juxtaposer
HDR Fusion
Pro HDR
TiltShift
Tiltshift Generator Fake Miniature
Tiltshift Generator Free
Diptic
PicFrame
Cartelina
Lifecards
ArtRage for iPhone
ArtRage for iPad
ArtStudio for iPhone
ArtStudio for iPad
Sketchbook Mobile for iPhone
Sketchbook Pro for iPad
iDraw for iPad
PlainText
Pages by Apple
Inspiration Set for iOS

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