News and Events
Concerning the iPhone 5s fingerprint sensor, some users indicate that hand creme perhaps interferes with fingerprint ID. We also confirmed that a disembodied finger will not work. The Germany hackers concept of "easy" in regard to their methof of hacking the fingerprint sensor is not the same as everybody else's concept of "easy", meaning it is actually hard.
Target and Walmart had iPhone 5c phones at $79
iPhone 5c orders go down, while 5s orders go up.
But iPhone 5c is selling well.
iTunes Radio, along with iTunes 11.1, has been introduced. How fares against Pandora?
Apple Event Tomorrow - iPads? [As it turned out, yes, indeed. More info at our next meeting.]
• Oracle release a big Java update – http://krebsonsecurity.com/2013/10/java-update-plugs-51-security-holes/
• Apple release Java update to remove Java 6 from browsers, forcing users to get official Oracle Java if they want to run Java in their browsers. This is very important because Java 6 is no longer being supported by Oracle – http://www.macobserver.com/tmo/article/apple-updates-os-x-java-to-se-6-version-1.6.0-65
A back door has been found in D-Link routers:
Details here (including a few updates) – http://www.devttys0.com/2013/10/reverse-engineering-a-d-link-backdoor/
Security Patch in MS Office 2011
If you have a 2012 MacBook Air…. there's an issue re SSD
Apple updates EFI on 2013 MBAs
Researchers claim Apple's Messages not all that secure
US Mac/PC Market share numbers for Q3 - Macs lose a bit, PCs up a bit
iPhone Does well this past summer in the US Marketshare
MS Office coming for iPad…. Says Balmer
New Campus gets Cupertino approval
Apple hires a Retail Leader - Forbes Likes the choice
Tim Cook Honors Steve on 2nd Anniversary of Steve's passing
On Carl Ichan, and AAPL stock: Apple should borrow money and buyback shares
Apple to report earnings Oct. 28 [expect to hear about it at our next meeting]
David Pogue Leaves NYT (!!)
Samsung Loses a couple of rounds
i) Judge Koh not happy
ii) Jobs Patent upheld
SEC Closes Apple Tax Investigation
Evernote presented by Erin Hall, Marketing for Evernote Business
How to use Evernote apps
Our lives are constantly changing -- our lives are fluid.
-- Where is work? Who are working with?
Trap 1: overwork the wrong app.
Do you email yourself to save articles or transfer documents?
You are emailing your future self.
Trap 2: one tool per task
Do you seek a new app for each new task?
etc. online or offline
Two thirds of the Evernote users are using Evernote at work
Four ways to use Evernote
collect and share ideas
create an ideas notebook
capture whiteboards and photos
OCR handwritten text
capture images from the web
brainstorm in notes
Open Source Presentation
GPG Suite for the Macintosh
see the slide show here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B-2ixQD-JYs3T0pvZmxqUnF6MEk/edit?usp=sharing