Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Now that Apple has officially announced the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c, a new question has probably come to mind for anyone in the market for a new phone: Which one should you buy?
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Monday, September 09, 2013
I have to say, this one caught me off guard, and the timing is interesting to say the least. It has been widely accepted that there wouldn’t be a public release of a jailbreak on the current iOS 6.1.4 firmware. It took nearly 5 months for evasi0n to pawn iOS 6.x, so why waste an exploit when iOS 7 was about to come out of beta and be released in the coming weeks in addition to coming pre-installed on the iPhone 5S & 5C?
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If you own a jailbroken iPhone, you can now toggle its screen on and off using a simple wave gesture. WaveOff, a tweak released yesterday on Cydia’s BigBoss repo, allows end users to move their hands to and from across the devices proximity sensor to turn toggle its screen.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
Germany’s Der Spiegel reports that the U.S. National Security Agency can access user data such as contacts lists, SMS traffic and location from the leading phone platforms and — embarrassingly given its security reputation — email from BlackBerry. This latest Snowden revelation begs the question: is any mobile OS safe?
Read more gigaom.com
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
A while back, it was revealed that a vulnerability within OS X / iOS left users potentially susceptible to a DoS-like attack. Although Apple is usually fairly swift in clearing up any issues that could defame the relatively secure nature of its major ecosystems, renowned jailbreak developer Filippo Biga has come through with a tweak-based solution for those on jailbroken iOS devices.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
As multiple other devices available on the smartphone and tablet market, the iOS devices offer multiple enhanced features and options. Some of these features might become quite uncomfortable for some iOS users. It is about the option of revealing a short preview of an incoming email right on the Lock Screen.
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Last month when BitTorrent Sync for Android launched, I called it “cloud without risk.” Today, BitTorrent announced that it is bringing the same privacy and encryption to iOS this week, with free and unlimited Dropbox-style syncing. In other words, it’s also cloud without cost.
Read more venturebeat.com
Apple has this nasty habit of releasing a shiny new iPhone every single year, but mobile carriers keep insisting on 2-year contracts. What’s a gadget lover to do? Apple is offering a possible option with an iPhone trade-in program.
Read more www.geek.com
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
VPN is actually an acronym for Virtual Private Network, as the name implies; a VPN is utilized to create a secure and private network over the internet, which is a public network. The key point to understand here is that a public network leaves you vulnerable to mainstream viruses and hackers, whereas a Virtual Private Network is more secure and can even be used to hide your own identity (through the use of a proxy server).
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Monday, August 26, 2013
Twitter rolled out updates to its iOS and Android apps at the beginning of August which included a new two-factor authentication method for verifying logins (and possibly other stuff). It is worth reading the blog post describing the solution.
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Last month, we told you that Joshua Hill aka p0sixninja planned on publicly releasing a repository of open source jailbreak components created by him to help other developers and hackers learn how jailbreaks are created. The website, openjailbreak.org, is now open to all and currently contains various libraries that were used in some or the other jailbreak process.
Read more www.iphonehacks.com
We’ve seen plenty of case leaks of the iPhone 5C, giving us a general idea of what Apple’s budget iPhone may look like. However, a new leak that has appeared over the weekend looks to be almost definitely the real thing, given the source. A slew of iPhones were caught charging by French blog NoWhereElse and at first glance they could be quickly dismissed as fakes.
Read more www.pocket-lint.com
Apple is reportedly going to debut a new A7 processor with its iPhone 5S that is expected to be announced on Sept. 10.
Clayton Morris, an anchor at Fox News Channel said on Twitter that the A7 processor is running about 31 percent faster than the existing iPhone 5′s A6 processor.
Read more venturebeat.com
Thursday, August 22, 2013
If you have an Apple iPhone—or an Apple iPad, for that matter—then you know just how cool Siri is. She can find out just about any information that you need to know within a matter of seconds. And she’s always there when you need her.
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Home automation and security is a booming business and there are a lot of companies getting in on the action. It’s a great market because our world is increasingly becoming connected to the Internet of Things and with smartphones, we have a simple way to listen and react to these signals.
Read more www.macgasm.net
With the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and 7 other compelling smartphones slated or rumored to launch this fall, when you do decide to upgrade to a newer phone, what will you do with your old smartphone? Some people will keep their old device around as a spare, and while that’s a good idea most of the time that phone will be sitting in a drawer somewhere collecting dust.
Read more www.gottabemobile.com
I never carry a purse. I hate them. I can never fondle all the things I want to touch while shopping. It doesn’t leave my hands free to talk on the phone or carry packages, and worst of all, there’s always the threat of leaving it somewhere.
Read more www.coolest-gadgets.com
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
One of the most downright fun and useable applications of Apple’s iDevices, in music making terms, is the ability to jam out and program drum and percussion loops on the go. There’s endless fun to be had building hip-hop grooves on the bus, creating pounding techno rhythms at your desk on a lunch break or sketching out percussion parts on the way to a band practice.
Read more www.musicradar.com
Boombotix and its unusual, vinyl art toy looking Japanese-inspired Boombot2 speaker received a mildly hesitant review from us late last year for being an awkward, poor performing portable speaker that even a hipster could live without.
Read more www.gadgetmac.com
iFixit upgraded its Revelation Kit transparent back panel for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S last week, adding a white option and making it more durable.
Read more thenextweb.com