The Narrow-Use-Case Edition Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Why The Password Isn't Dead Quite Yet, by Lily Hay Newman, Wired

Even with all of those pieces in place, many passwordless schemes only work on newer devices, and necessitate the ownership of smartphone along with at least one other device. In practice, that's a fairly narrow use case. Many people around the world share devices and can't upgrade them frequently, or use feature phones if anything.

And while passwordless implementations are increasingly standardized, account recovery options are not.


Today At Apple Creative Studios London Launches For Aspiring Musicians And Radio Producers, by Michael Steeber, 9to5Mac

This August, Today at Apple Creative Studios expands to London with opportunities for youth interested in pursuing a career in music or radio. Creative Studios London will connect young artists with industry-leading mentors, major names in the broadcasting world, and professional studio environments.

Kensington’s StudioCaddy Is A Home For All Your Apple Devices, by Sam Byford, The Verge

It’s an unusual product with a simple goal: it’s meant to be the place where all your Apple devices can live.

Audio Editor Audacity Denies Spyware Accusation, by Zoe Kleinman, BBC

Audacity says the only data it exchanges with its users is software updates and error reports.


Apple Refuses To Deliver iPhones To Bemused Residents In Rural Village, by William Cole, Mail Online

When customers insert their postcode on the ordering system it automatically brings up 'Boxted', causing the system to wrongly think they are trying to get the parcel delivered to a post office box - which Apple does not allow.

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Superman: The Movie was my first superhero movie. A straight-forward and effective story-telling, that is not afraid to take its time. Special effects that makes you believe, not just to wow you. There aren't many superhero movies nowadays that can compare with this classic.


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