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Category Archives: Apple-fanboy

Is It Just Me, or is the iTunes Store Throttling its Bandwidth?

Tl;dr I may be entirely wrong, but it appears iTunes store may be throttling bandwidth. Anyone know the full story on this? Here are two images demonstrating my current concern: To summarize: despite having decent bandwidth, a 47.4 megabyte mp3 takes 15 minutes to download. However, my math indicates that, with that bandwidth, it should […]

Last One on Apple Passwords… For Now

In previous posts, I have complained, at length, about Apple’s new password policy. This weekend, the first time I wanted to use my new Apple password, after nine attempts, I discovered I could not remember it. Then I went back to my security questions, and, once again, on my first attempt, I got one wrong. […]

Apple Doubles Down on Bad Password Policy

A coworker had her iPhone stolen this morning, so I thought it would be an appropriate time to update my “Find my Phone” settings. In the process, I wanted to create a new, more secure password for my Apple account. I don’t know if it was the fact it was first thing in the morning, […]

Apple’s New iOS Security Questions

Disclaimer (you will see a lot of these): I believe Apple is a great company and it is well run; I use its products and services and am generally quite satisfied. That aside… Recently, I wanted to download a new app on my iPhone. However, before doing so, the app store required me to enter […]