After a week in Berlin to cover the IFA trade show, I’m home, but not for long enough–late tomorrow morning, I start making my way to Vegas for the U.S. wireless industry’s own gathering. Ugh.
9/1/2014: How safe are your photos in the cloud?, Fox 5 DC
I did the first of a round of interviews about Apple’s iCloud hacking problem for the local Fox station. And now you know what my home office looks like.
9/2/2014: Security in the cloud, WTOP
I did this interview via Skype minutes after checking into my IFA hotel and getting set up on its WiFi.
9/2/2014: Rob Pegoraro On Apple Data Theft, Alice’s Coffee House With Johnny Molson
And this interview followed maybe 15 minutes after WTOP’s.
9/3/2014: Be Angry About the iCloud Hack, but Not Surprised, Yahoo Tech
I did not plan to spend most of my first afternoon in Berlin cooped up in my room writing a column, but that’s exactly what I did. One other issue with Apple’s account security that I should have addressed: the weird requirement that you wait three days before two-step verification kicks in on your account.
9/4/2014: LG’s G Watch R May Bring Smartwatches to Acceptable Dorkiness Levels, Yahoo Tech
After the quick hands-on inspection that led to this post, I’m cautiously optimistic about what LG can do with this second-generation Android Wear watch. But let’s see some battery testing first.
9/5/2014: Farewell to Noisy Computers? Intel’s Latest Chip May Make Your Laptop Way Quieter, Yahoo Tech
This is the first time I’ve written about an Intel processor launch in a long while–which may only be a consequence of which writing clients I’ve had at given times.
9/5/2014: 10 Brand New Gadgets Not Coming to America, Yahoo Tech
I’m still waiting to get some sort of “why do you hate America?” feedback about this post.
9/7/2014: Why TiVo’s app can’t play TV on TV, USA Today
I briefly mentioned this weird TiVo issue last summer and then, um, kind of forgot until somebody else asked about the same problem a few weeks ago.
third-patico (9/15/14: That mysterious two-word phrase was most likely my attempt to write “third-party” in a jet-lagged haze. But I have no idea what third-party app or service I had in mind at the time.)
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