Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Dozens of iOS apps that are supposed to be encrypting their users’ data don’t do it properly, according to a security researcher. Will Strafach, CEO of Sudo Security Group, said he found 76 iOS apps that are vulnerable to an attack that can intercept protected data.
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Monday, February 06, 2017
Apple has decided to start manufacturing its iPhones in India, with a new factory set up in Bangalore, the region’s government has revealed. The state IT minister thanked Apple for choosing Karnataka to build its first manufacturing plant, commenting the move “will foster cutting edge technology ecosystem and supply chain development in the state, which are critical for India to compete globally.”
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Apple has snapped out of the first sales slump in the iPhone’s decade-long history, although the modest upturn doesn’t mean that it has broken out of its innovation funk. If anything, the numbers Apple released Tuesday highlight the company’s growing dependence on the iPhone, whose sales tower above Apple’s other current offerings.
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The Chrome browser app for iOS has been open-sourced. But that doesn’t mean Google is leaving the improving to the lot of us. It has inserted a code scanner into the app that can take in barcodes and QR codes. Why now? Why not read Microsoft Tags?
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Sunday, February 05, 2017
The Apple Watch 2 might be the current cream of the smartwatch crop, but it’s still far from the finished article. Yes, it addressed many of the issues we all had with the original model – battery life: doubled; integrated GPS: added; inability to stand up to anything more than a bit of light drizzle: solved – but it’s still not made smartwatches a must-have item of tech.
Read more www.in.techradar.com
YouTube gets a lot of traffic from mobile devices so it makes sense for the company to continue to refine the viewing experience for those accessing the world’s largest video streaming website via a mobile device. It has now rolled out a new double-tap gesture for users on iOS and Android which will enable them to easily skip ahead or back in any video by ten seconds.
Read more www.ubergizmo.com
IBM and United Airlines today announced a collaboration to deliver a robust suite of enterprise iOS apps, unleashing the power of the more than 50,000 iOS devices in the hands of the airline’s front-line employees. As part of IBM and Apple’s global partnership to redefine the way work gets done, these made-for-business apps will be powered by analytics and customized to further drive the airline’s digital transformation, enhancing how United serves its customers.
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Nintendo releases their new mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. After previously neglecting Android users with their iOS-only release Super Mario Run, for the Fire Emblem Heroes release they supply both Apple and Android fan base. The game can be downloaded and played for free but there are some optional digital purchases.
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A hacker, who accessed code used by the FBI to gain entry into the phone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, has now released part of that code to the public. The hacker gained access to the code through the Israeli firm Cellebrite, which helped the FBI crack the shooter’s iPhone 5c after Apple refused to help.
Read more www.whio.com
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Tim Cook is living the Jetsons lifestyle — minus the jetpack and flying car — thanks to Siri and the growing number of HomeKit devices on the market. The Apple CEO offered a rare glimpse into his private life Tuesday during Apple’s quarterly financial report, painting a picture of techno-utopian comfort and ease.
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Apple has a plan for your life, and it just so happens that its CEO Tim Cook is already living it.
During Apple’s earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed his company’s “ecosystem,” a place in which the company’s customers are immersed in its products wherever they go during the day.
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When you’re traveling or just accessing the internet on a shared connection, it’s important to ensure you have a secure connection. OpenVPN, a popular solution for Virtual Private Networking (VPN), lets you connect to secure services.
Read more www.techrepublic.com
Google has finally updated its Chromium open-source repository with the Chrome code for iOS, enabling developers to benefit from Google’s code and potentially create their own browsers or suggest improvements to Chrome’s iOS code as well.
Read more www.guidingtech.com
A lot of people did take the plunge a year ago and updated to iOS 10 while they waited for Luca Todesco to release the jailbreak. It worked, albeit with the iOS 10.1.1 version only on newer devices back to the iPhone 6S series, iPad Pro and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and the now released iOS 10.2 jailbreak, which isn’t compatible with the iPhone 7-series.
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Users of the recently released iOS 10.3 beta who open a 32-bit app are seeing a message warning them that the app “will not work with future versions of iOS” and must be updated to continue working. The somewhat vague message, flagged on Twitter by Peter Steinberger, founder and CEO of PSPDFkit, is being taken to mean that Apple may only support 64-bit apps in iOS 11.
Read more www.zdnet.com
Monday, January 30, 2017
Iran‘s largest e-marketplace used to be on the App Store. Not anymore. The pariah country is not home to an Apple App Store, but Iranians with iPhones and iPads have been getting around trade sanctions with the US one way or another.
Read more pocketnow.com
Instant messaging app WhatsApp is working on a feature that will track the live location of members, allowing users to track the whereabouts of their friends in real time. According to the WABetaInfo account on Twitter which is known for leaking information related to WhatsApp updates, the feature will work on WhatsApp beta version 18.104.22.168 for iOS, 2.16.399+ on Android and will be disabled by default.
Read more www.gizmodo.in
Flappy Bird’s creator, Dong Nguyen, has re-emerged with a cute yet frustratingly new challenge game for Android and iOS users. This time, it’s a cute little ninja that will be the gaming public’s companion.
Read more technology.inquirer.net
Luca Todesco has updated iOS 10.2 jailbreak yalu102 to beta 6 with added support for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s and some new 64-bit iPad models, among some other changes. This new beta release comes only a few days after the initial release of yalu102 which supported iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE and iPad Pro models.
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Friday, January 27, 2017
Google Maps for iOS has a great feature that lets you view “popular times” for local business, and with its latest update, those times are refreshed live. In addition, Maps can now detect addresses copied to your iOS clipboard.
Read more www.cultofmac.com