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iOS 7 Security Alert: Anyone Can Disable ‘Find My iPhone’ via Siri

iOS 7 Security Alert: Anyone Can Disable ‘Find My iPhone’ via Siri

In iOS 7, Siri can change a number of settings on the iPhone, including toggling Bluetooth on and off or changing the screen brightness. As one MacRumors reader noticed, Siri can also activate Airplane Mode, even if a passcode lock is set, allowing a thief to effectively disable Find My iPhone on a stolen device. However, ...

Apple Raises Cellular Data Cap to 100 MB

Apple Raises Cellular Data Cap to 100 MB

The bump in over-the-air downloads comes on the same day that Apple released iOS 7, and two days prior to the iPhone 5s and 5c public launch. The new iPhone 5s in particular will likely spur development of advanced apps looking to take advantage of the handset's buffed specs. With the new cap, Apple is likely preparing for ...

iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone View Your Photos, E-Mail and Twitter

iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone View Your Photos, E-Mail and Twitter

Forget the debate around the security or insecurity of the iPhone 5s’s fingerprint reader. The latest version of the iPhone’s operating system currently offers a huge, gaping hole in its old-fashioned passcode lockscreen. Jose Rodriguez, a 36-year-old soldier living in Spain’s Canary Islands, has found a security ...

iCloud Now Syncs Chrome, Firefox Bookmarks for Windows Users

iCloud Now Syncs Chrome, Firefox Bookmarks for Windows Users

Apple's iCloud Control Panel 3.0 for Windows continues to offer cross-device mail, contacts and calendar syncing between iPhones, iPads, iPod touches, Macs and Windows PCs, but adds support for bookmarks saved in Chrome and Firefox. The new feature allows iCloud users to save bookmarks on their iOS device and have it synced ...

Google Wallet Lands on iOS Two Years After Launching on Android

Google Wallet Lands on iOS Two Years After Launching on Android

Hey iPhone users, Google Wallet is here! The payments app has finally arrived for iOS devices, bringing with it transfers to friends, loyalty card tracking and nearby offers. Tap-to-pay is notably absent, as iOS devices don't support NFC, but much of the other Wallet functionality does appear to have made its way to the App ...

Tim Cook: Mac vs. Windows Doesn’t Compare to iOS vs. Android

Tim Cook: Mac vs. Windows Doesn’t Compare to iOS vs. Android

In a new interview published by Businessweek this morning, wherein Sam Grobart sits down with Apple CEO Tim Cook, and SVPs Craig Federighi and Jony Ive, Cook comments on a number of things, including the comparison that’s often made between the trajectory of Windows and Mac early on, and the current heading for Android ...

iPhone 5s Handily Surpasses Galaxy S4 and LG G2 in Performance

iPhone 5s Handily Surpasses Galaxy S4 and LG G2 in Performance

Falling into the speeds and feeds trap when discussing mobile devices can be tricky, especially when the specs that smartphone vendors share most frequently only paint a small piece of the picture. It’s easy to look at things like CPU cores and clockspeeds and make assumptions, but dozens of factors contribute to a ...

Report: iOS 7 Hits 29 Percent Adoption Rate After 24 Hours

Report: iOS 7 Hits 29 Percent Adoption Rate After 24 Hours

Android users may not admit to envying iOS users much but they can’t deny that they’d love to have access to the latest version of Android as soon as it’s released. Analytics firm Mixpanel estimates that more than 29% of iPhone users have already upgraded to iOS 7 just one day after its release. If Mixpanel’s ...

Microsoft Store Offering Up to $350 For Your iDevice, Samsung or BlackBerry Phone

Microsoft Store Offering Up to $350 For Your iDevice, Samsung or BlackBerry Phone

Just a week ago, Microsoft launched a limited-time trade-in promotion, allowing users to get a minimum $200 gift card for trading in an iPad at one of Microsoft's brick-and-mortar stores. This week, Microsoft has upped the ante on trade-ins involving its competitors' devices. Users can trade in a variety of phones, tablets ...

Apple Launches iTunes 11.1, Bring iTunes Radio With It

Apple Launches iTunes 11.1, Bring iTunes Radio With It

In the hours before iOS 7 arrives for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Apple has released iTunes 11.1 with several major new features. The download is available from Apple’s website. This version of iTunes comes with several major new features, including: iTunes Radio. iTunes Radio is a great new way to discover music. ...