All Posts by Date or last 15, 30, 90 or 180 days.
also by Lloyd: diglloyd.com photography and WindInMyFace.com

Thank you for buying via links and ads on this site,
which earn me advertising fees or commissions.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Other World Computing...
B&H Photo...
Amazon
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Up to 1527MB/s sustained performance
877-865-7002
Today’s Deal Zone Items... Handpicked deals...
$399 $199
SAVE $200

$2797 $2497
SAVE $300

$1398 $998
SAVE $400

$1499 $999
SAVE $500

$549 $499
SAVE $50

$799 $549
SAVE $250

$1699 $949
SAVE $750

$3899 $1499
SAVE $2400

$999 $999
SAVE $click

$1398 $998
SAVE $400

$1798 $1198
SAVE $600

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$240 $175
SAVE $65

$1399 $799
SAVE $600

$1798 $1198
SAVE $600

$1997 $1797
SAVE $200

$3399 $2699
SAVE $700

$400 $300
SAVE $100

$1699 $949
SAVE $750

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$1199 $1099
SAVE $100

$999 $949
SAVE $50

$1699 $949
SAVE $750

OWC Thunderblade Thunderbolt 3 SSD

Blazing fast, up to 16TB.

YEE HAH!



√ No more slow and noisy hard drives!

macOS and iOS: How to Exclude the Wrong WiFi Network

Chambo writes:

xfinitywifi is my neighbor’s. I believe it is used for some sort of security at her front door.

At times my computer switches to it. It is very slow and insecure. How do I tell my computer and phone not to recognize it?

MPG: it’s a security bug that Apple macOS and Apple iOS will connect to an unsecured random network. There is just not place for this in a modern operating system, at least not by default.

What is Apple thinking? Connecting to a random unsecured network means security risks. BTW, make sure all your own WiFi networks are secured with good passwords.

Always prefer a wired network if available, but see below for how to configure for better security.

macOS connects to unsecured networks

Your phone (iOS) has similar settings to those shown here for macOS.

Make sure that Ask to join new networks is enabled (checked).

Always enable Ask to join new networks

Cleaning up the mess: click the Advanced button then remove all networks which are untrusted or not needed.

Always enable Ask to join new networks

Save the tax, we pay you back, instantly!

diglloyd.com | Terms of Use | PRIVACY POLICY
Contact | About Lloyd Chambers | Consulting | Photo Tours
Mailing Lists | RSS Feeds | Twitter
Copyright © 2020 diglloyd Inc, all rights reserved.
Display info: __RETINA_INFO_STATUS__