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Soli said:AppleZulu said:What is Chipolo doing to prevent stalkers and abusers from using this device to track their victims? Will it alert someone that a device not registered to them has been following them? If so, do you have to install a Chipolo app and register an account in order to be notified, even if you don't have any Chipolo tags yourself? Will the Chipolo tag start making a noise after some period of time if its owner isn't nearby? I'm just asking because Apple's AirTags have some anti-stalker features, but a bunch of people on these forums seemed to think they hadn't done enough in that area. Now we have this Chipolo announcement, and I can't find a thing on their website about any measures whatsoever that they've taken to thwart misuse of their devices, other than the potential that there might not be enough Chipolo users out there for their phones to usefully relay a victim's location back to the stalker.
2) I do wonder how the Find My network is set up for these other trackers. Hopefully that will be able to piggyback on Apple's OSes and back end for the anti-stalker feature instead of only being a centralized place to see 3rd-party trackers.
Kuo's prior item on this subject predicted Apple's proprietary 5G in 2022 or 2023. This one says 2023 at the earliest, but maybe later. I'm still trying to figure out how the oft-applied "more accurate than most" honorific for Kuo is calculated. Seems like Kuo's most oft-reported notes lately are corrections of prior notes. Mind you, I totally get that the pandemic has screwed things up for everyone, and that it also appears that Apple may actually be releasing decoy info that gets picked up by prognosticators, but I'm just trying to figure out how any one analyst gets commonly noted as better at this than other analysts.
I haven't seen any commentary about a flip-side of this issue: Air Tags as evidence against stalkers. These devices are registered to a single user, and presumably leave a data trail on Apple servers somewhere. It's easy for a stalker to drop a tag in someone's bag, but not so easy to retrieve undetected later. Someone who finds a tag that someone else has placed in their effects could take it to the police. With a properly executed warrant, this could be end up as pretty clear evidence against a stalker who has used one to track someone. A few publicized instances of people being penalized for that, and many potential stalkers may ultimately hesitate to use tags for nefarious purposes.
dominikhoffmann said:tnet-primary said:There is literally no reason for this to be an article on AI. Because he used the term “iCloud” in his argument? And the last three paragraphs of the article - general commentary on Apple’s work with government requests - have been covered, ad nauseam, in other pieces.
Stay out of politics, please.
He could probably run rings around any of you in matters of the law, especially criminal law.
So, what is it about iPad hardware running the Mac's M1 chip that prevents or limits it from running MacOS?What component does it lack?
But Apple don't want to do that. Why would they?
Until recently -- when Apple ported MacOS to the M1 chip then replaced the A series chip in the iPad with an M1 -- it may have been theoretically possible but not really feasible because MacOS would not run on an ARM based processor. Now that both Macs and the M1 iPad run the same processor it becomes much more feasible and practical.You're saying that Apple held back converting the Mac to an ARM style processor because they didn't want to port MacOS to the iPad?I don't get your logic.The idea of dual booting either MacOS or iPadOS on the iPad comes from:
1) Like a dog, "they do it because (now) they can"2) iPadOS is so weak once you expand out of basic tablet mode.
In answer to your "idea"
- When has Apple ever done something "because it could"
- No it isn't. It is exactly what Apple wants it to be. If you don't like that, Apple's message is buy something else, like a Mac.
I still can't find the logic (or accuracy) in any of that. Sorry.If the iPad doesn’t do the things you want, buy a device that does. There’s a nice array of Macs that will, or if you’re all about the tablet/notebook combo thing, buy a Surface. Telling strangers on an online forum that Apple should make you a combo device is not going to get you one.