All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com
Thank you for purchasing through links and ads on this site.
OWC / MacSales.com...
diglloyd Deal Finder...
Buy other stuff at Amazon.com...
Upgrade the memory of your 2019 iMac up to 128GB
Handpicked deals...
$30 $15
SAVE $15

$2998 $2498
SAVE $500

$1199 $920
SAVE $279

$1999 $1599
SAVE $400

$2799 $2399
SAVE $400

$89 $59
SAVE $30

$400 $280
SAVE $120

$1798 $1598
SAVE $200

$3297 $2797
SAVE $500

$3397 $2797
SAVE $600

$150 $90
SAVE $60

$1398 $898
SAVE $500

$3698 $2998
SAVE $700

$1799 $1329
SAVE $470

$1999 $1199
SAVE $800

$2299 $1599
SAVE $700

$2399 $2049
SAVE $350

$2799 $1899
SAVE $900

$997 $897
SAVE $100

$2099 $1699
SAVE $400

$1999 $1369
SAVE $630

$1349 $949
SAVE $400

$4499 $3999
SAVE $500

$329 $329
SAVE $0

$1499 $1029
SAVE $470

$1499 $1289
SAVE $210

$2199 $1999
SAVE $200

$3399 $2199
SAVE $1200

Perspective on Apple Core Rot Over Some Years

Blemishes turns to internal rot,
sooner or later

Given the recent worst-ever security flaw Apple has ever delivered along with severe performance problems with APFS in macOS High Sierra, I thought it appropriate to add context on Apple software quality.

In 2011, security expert Bruce Schneier in his 2011-09-27 blog references as “dumb mistakes” the page Cracking OS X Lion Passwords. That’s 6 years ago. The character of men doesn’t change over time with rare exception (dubious), but does a software development organization led by the wrong folks? Seems unlikely. The reader comments in Schneier’s blog are interesting too. So Apple’s feckless approach to passwords goes back at lest 6+ years.

More perspective:

Below, some non-cliché High Sierra. View more...

Lenticular Clouds Rising over Saddlebag Lake East Mountains
f9 @ 1/40 sec focus stack 3 frames, ISO 31; 2017-11-10 14:01:39
NIKON D850 + Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4

[low-res image for bot]
Round Hole in Tenaya Bowl
f11 @ 6.0 sec focus stack 2 frames, ISO 31; 2017-10-21 18:23:10
NIKON D850 + Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4

[low-res image for bot]
Glacial Polish at Lake Dusk, view to Half Dome
f9 @ 4.0 sec focus stack 2 frames, ISO 31; 2017-10-21 18:35:02
NIKON D850 + Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4

[low-res image for bot]

 

OWC
USB-C Travel Dock

Fast charging with up to 100W!

HDMI, SD card reader,
USB-C port, 2 USB Type-A ports
Built-in cable self-stores neatly.
See also OWC 14-port Thunderbolt 3 Dock"
OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD
Gen 2!

Blazing fast, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 8TB.

Lloyd’s all-time favorite SSD!

√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!
OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock
Ideal for any Mac with Thunderbolt 3


Dual Thunderbolt 3 ports
USB 3 • USB-C
Gigabit Ethernet
5K and 4K display support plus Mini Display Port
Analog sound in/out and Optical sound out

Works on any Mac with Thunderbolt 3

Deals Updated Daily at B&H Photo
View all handpicked deals...

Pelican 3rd-Generation 1910B LED Flashlight (Black)
$30 $15
SAVE $15

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2019 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__