This may be a bit of a review for some of you. On occasion you may need to know the size of a file or folder. This is not difficult to determine in the macOS, but there are a few settings that may be helpful.
An iOS malware exploit called Pegasus has just been discovered. Lookout Security describes it, Pegasus is a sophisticated attack that uses three vulnerabilities in the iOS software, collectively known as Trident, that, when exploited, enables attackers to install spyware on your device. Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 to combat this. Update now!!
This article describes a pretty cool way to setup Touch ID on your iOS device. I never knew you could do this, give it a read. I have not tried it on my iPhone 6s yet, but I think I will. It could be a real time saver.
From time to time, malware rears it’s ugly head on the Mac. One of the ways malware is installed is as a secondary install to a regular app. This is quite common on PeeCees. The latest Mac malware is called Mac File Opener. You might want to read this article on how this malware is installed in order to avoid it.
I am not a professional image editor by a long shot. I do have occasion to use graphic editing apps in amateur fashion. Lately, I have been using a very excellent, powerful app called Acorn from Flyingmeat Software. Version 5.0 is a must have if you need powerful image editing software and cannot afford Photoshop.
The USB world is moving to the USB-C standard. USB (Universal Serial Bus) computer connections have been around a long time. Since your next Mac will probably have USB-C, it might not be a bad idea to read this thorough article on the USB standard. If you just want to learn about USB-C, skip to the end of the article.