Visa and Mastercard have announced that they are phasing out 3D Secure1, a service used to protect online card payments. They will be replacing it with a new system in the future.
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The Future of Online Card Payments
With 3D Secure on its way out it’s time to reimagine the future of online card payment security. In my 3D Secure is Dead post I described some of the pitfalls of the existing system. This post outlines what the future should look like.
My iOS7 Beta Deactivation Journey
I have been enjoying iOS7 beta since the WWDC back in June. While I planned to update to the official version, the last beta release was pretty stable so I didn’t feel any particular urgency.
I figured I would do it soon and if I didn’t, apple would prompt (or even force) me to update over-the-air. What I did not expect was to find my device deactivated. Thanks Apple.
This post outlines the steps I took to get my phone working again. Continue reading
iOS Seven Beta has Expired and that’s Bad News for those Still Using It
For the brave souls out there who trialled iOS seven beta and haven’t yet updated to the official release, today is a bad day. The beta has just expired and Apple has deactivated devices still using it.
Unfortunately, following device prompts to activate does not currently work. If you had Find my iPhone switched on you may struggle to restore without doing a complete device wipe first.
Nexus 7 Tablet Charging Woes
Lately, I have been plugging in an ASUS Nexus 7 Android tablet to charge and while it has powered up, its battery has continued to sit at a very sad 0%.
We have a few test gadgets lying around at work and they can get a little neglected, with their batteries sitting empty for longer than is healthy. I had presumed that this had taken its toll on the Nexus and prematurely killed its battery.