Tagged with: iPad

Hacker: Apple Installed ‘Backdoors’ on Every iDevice to Access Data (Update: Apple Responds)

Hacker: Apple Installed ‘Backdoors’ on Every iDevice to Access Data (Update: Apple Responds)

Forensic scientist and author Jonathan Zdziarski has posted the slides from his talk at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference in New York called Identifying Backdoors, Attack Points, and Surveillance Mechanisms in iOS Devices. The HOPE conference started in 1994 and bills itself as "one of the most creative and ...

Apple and IBM are Teaming Up to Create Business Software for iDevice Users

Apple and IBM are Teaming Up to Create Business Software for iDevice Users

Apple and International Business Machines will work together to create business software for iPhone and iPad users, setting aside a three-decade-old rivalry to cater to an increasingly mobile workforce. IBM’s staff will sell Apple devices to its business customers, and the two companies will work together to develop ...

Facebook Messenger is Now Available on iPad

Facebook Messenger is Now Available on iPad

Three years after Facebook acquired Beluga and turned it into Messenger for smartphones, its dedicated chat app got a version specially designed for iPad rather than just running as an enlarged iPhone app. Messenger for iPad features a multi-window interface showing a list of threads and your current conversation at the ...

Los Angeles Schools Now Offer Choice of Devices, Not Just iPad

Los Angeles Schools Now Offer Choice of Devices, Not Just iPad

Los Angeles school district officials have allowed a group of high schools to choose from among six different laptop computers for their students — a marked contrast to last year's decision to give every pupil an iPad. Contracts that will come under final review by the Board of Education on Tuesday would authorize the ...

iTunes U Now Lets Teachers Create Content on iPad

iTunes U Now Lets Teachers Create Content on iPad

There’s surely little Apple loves more than seeing an iPad in the classroom. Being associated with education provides its own brand halo effect. Plus, the even bigger bonus is getting to expose young impressionable minds to your technology and platforms — when they are young and impressionable. As the Jesuits were fond ...

Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Amazon Instant Video (iOS) Now Offers ‘First Episode Free,’ HBO Content

Even though Amazon is investing heavily in its Fire platform including new Fire TV and Fire Phone, it still is showing some chops for iOS. Monday's free update brings the latest features of Amazon’s Video service to its iOS apps. Amazon upgraded the iPad and iPhone apps today with all new video playback controls, ...

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8’s ‘Continuity’, Too

Report: Apple TV is Likely to Get iOS 8’s ‘Continuity’, Too

Alongside the introduction of the current Apple TV design in fall 2010, Apple launched AirPlay. In short, AirPlay allows a user to watch a movie, listen to a song, or view a photo on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch (or Mac in some cases) and stream that content to the Apple TV. AirPlay typically works well and we have even ...

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

A Facebook (iPad) Update Turns the App Into an Entertainment Hub

Over 70 percent of people who use Facebook for iPad played a Facebook-connected game in the past 90 days, so the company is helping them discover or re-engage with games through a new home page sidebar it starts testing today on its iPad app. It includes social notifications for native mobile and Facebook web games you ...

Apple Patents a Smart Cover That Will Also Show Notifications

Apple Patents a Smart Cover That Will Also Show Notifications

An Apple patent application published on Thursday describes an advanced iPad Smart Cover containing illumination and communication elements that light up to alert users to incoming messages, low battery warnings and other notifications. As published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple's filing for an "Integrated ...

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

A Patent Troll May Soon Get 1 Percent of Apple’s iPhone Revenue

In 2012, Apple won the year's biggest patent verdict—more than $1 billion against Samsung. The company also lost one of that year's biggest cases when an East Texas jury ordered it to pay $368 million to a company named VirnetX for infringing patents related to FaceTime and VPN On Demand functions used in iPhones, iPads, ...