Tag Archive: Preventing


Try Preventing the Bluetooth Wake Ability if Your Mac is Randomly Waking from Sleep

Many Mac users choose to put their computers to sleep when they’re not in use, and unless Macs are scheduled to wake at a specific time, the computer should stay asleep until it has been manually awoken by user input, like a key press or mouse click. Should of course is the operative word here, … Read More

Preventing Manual Password Resets on a Mac by Using FileVault Security

Secured Mac

Nearly all Mac users have a login and password required to access the Mac upon boot (and if you don’t, you should!), which provides a reasonable layer of password protection to keep out most prying eyes. Users with more advanced security needs may need to go further to protect their Mac from unauthorized access though, and because there are ways of resetting a Mac administrator password by using a variety of  [Read More…]

Preventing Manual Password Resets on a Mac by Using FileVault Security

Secured Mac

Nearly all Mac users have a login and password required to access the Mac upon boot (and if you don’t, you should!), which provides a reasonable layer of password protection to keep out most prying eyes. Users with more advanced security needs may need to go further to protect their Mac from unauthorized access though, and because there are ways of resetting a Mac administrator password by using a variety of  [Read More…]

Siri Ported to iPad, Apple’s Servers Still Preventing Usefulness

Siri was almost immediately ported to the iPhone 4 after the 4S’s release by @stroughtonsmith. Nine days later Siri is up and working on the iPad. Kind of. While @stroughtonsmith was able to get Siri working smoothly on the iPhone 4, he has all but stopped working on the port. He’s passed his work on to another developer @jackoplane. Progress is still slow in regards to getting Apple’s servers to authenticate Siri’s requests. Since most of  [Read More…]