• Apple has released patches for the Bash vulnerability

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    Since the announcement of the vulnerability in Bash, Apple has released patches for Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion. It is recommended that you download and install these patches, asap! Mavericks Mountain Lion Lion  

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  • Nice hidden iOS 8 features

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    iOS 8 has many new features, some of which perhaps aren’t as widely known. From playing on my iOS device and browsing the browsing the web, , I have discovered some of the following hidden gems! Send your iOS device’s last location to Apple – before your battery drains If you’ve ever lost or misplaced […]

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    The Shellshock Bug & Workaround

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    NB: Apple has released the following patches: Mavericks Mountain Lion Lion This was tested on 10.9.5. A new vulnerability has been discovered in the bash shell which is affectionately being called “shellshock”. It’s worth pointing out that this is quite serious and should be addressed. There are some comments on blogs stating that “it’s not […]

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    Should I Learn Objective-C or Swift?

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    Since Apple released the new iOS programming language, Swift, online forums and indeed the Amsys training email inboxes have been awash with questions like, Well – what do I do now? Should I learn Objective-C or Swift? And our answer has been – both!  Here are our top 3 reasons why you should learn both […]

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    iOS developers: Contracting VS permanent roles

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    The Amsys Careers team has recently been given the task of recruiting a new iOS Development team for one of our clients in Scotland. Whilst resourcing the large pool of iOS developers in the UK, I have noticed a trend. It’s still a contractors market. Permanent is a bad, bad, word for developers – from […]

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    Q & A with Cisco’s Meraki

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    Earlier on this year, we announced that we had joined the Cisco Meraki Elevate Partner Programme, to bring a secure, easy to manage and cost saving cloud networking solution to our SME and Education clients. We got in touch with Pablo Estrado, who has been with Meraki since January 2011, where he started as a […]

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    Preparing for iOS 8

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    On the 17 September, Apple is releasing iOS 8 to the masses. Here are a few suggestions on making this experience as easy and trouble free as possible. Device Compatibility iOS 8 is compatible with the iPhone 4s and the iPad 2 onwards. As with previous systems, if  your device is the oldest one on the […]

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    My top iPhone 6 and iOS 8 features

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    Apple announced their next generation of smartphones this week, the iPhone 6 and the massive iPhone 6 Plus!. Even better, we can pre-order these as of today, and they will be available along with the new iOS 8 from next week! Let’s get bigger with 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch Retina HD phones shall we?! However, how […]

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    iCloud email notifications

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    In keeping with Apple’s commitment to make iCloud more secure, Apple have just added a new level of security to iCloud. You are now sent an email when someone logs into www.icloud.com with your account credentials. The email gives you the option to ignore it, if it was you who logged in, or the option […]

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    Munki: Munki Report PHP Client Installation and Tour

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    Hey Guys.  I hope you liked my blog on getting your Munki Report PHP server running. I know I like using that Munki logo face again! In this post, I aim to show you how to get your clients hooked up into the Report system and give you a mini tour of the web interface […]

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