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  1. EFF Calls Apple’s ‘Off-Ish’ Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Control Center Toggles Bad User Security

    Iphonehacks.com - Gadgets 10.06 / 19:52 iphonehacks.com
    Apple changed the Control Center functionality in iOS 11, with some sweeping changes to aesthetics, and, in some cases, functionality. Continue reading…
  2. iOS 11's Misleading 'Off-ish' Setting For Bluetooth and Wi-Fi is Bad for User Security

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 10.06 / 17:26 tech.slashdot.org
    Last month, we covered a story about how turning off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11's Control Center doesn't really turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. EFF has called the situation bad for user security. From the report: Instead, what actually happens in iOS 11 when you toggle your quick settings to "off" is that the phone will disconnect from Wi-Fi networks and some devices, but remain on for Apple services. Location Services is still enabled, Apple devices (like Apple Watch and Pencil) stay…
  3. Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 update, works to address Wi-Fi/LTE connectivity issues for Apple Watch Series 3 devices

    Powerpage.org - Gadgets 10.06 / 08:50 powerpage.org
    Apple’s watchOS 4.0.1 update is out and it works to improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone nearby. Apple Watch owners can now download watchOS 4.0.1 via the official Watch app on a paired iPhone. Release notes accompanying the software say that it addresses the Wi-Fi bug that could prevent LTE connectivity…
  4. Wi-Fi firm reports its routers see more Xboxes than PS4s in the U.S.

    Gamasutra.com -Games 10.06 / 01:56 www.gamasutra.com
    Wi-Fi firm Eero shares some interesting (anonymized) data about what devices people use & when, collected from both a user survey and its network of routers in 10 big metro areas of the U.S. …
  5. Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with fix for LTE/Wi-Fi connectivity bug on Apple Watch Series 3

    Appleinsider.com - Technology 10.04 / 18:37 appleinsider.com
    A widely publicized bug that shipped with the new Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular has been addressed with a new software update, in the form of watchOS 4.0.1, which should improve the reliability of LTE cellular connections without an iPhone…
  6. New Wi-Fi certificates, same old complaints

    Arcurrent.com - California (CA) 10.04 / 13:18 arcurrent.com
    At American River College, free wireless internet is provided to the student body with the simple prerequisite that they sign sign into it with…