It's a fascinating new operational security wrinkle that relies on the popularity and ubiquity of Apple's Ios devices; foiling it requires not just that a spy facility be mobile-phone-free, but that all the facilities that deliver its mail also adopt this measure.
Is there a diagnosis for compulsive update checking?
We live in a world where "my email system was updated so I did not notice your message" is a perfectly normal thing to say.
What happened to the idea of choosing your own tools and work environments?
For which definitions of "play" and "machine" is it even meaningful to say that a machine plays?