Tagged with: iPhone

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

An iOS Security Fix Leaves Your iDevice Vulnerable Instead

A change that Apple imposed to make iOS 7 more secure instead has dramatically weakened the security of devices running that mobile operating system, a security researcher has charged. At the CanSecWest conference here last week, Azimuth Security researcher Tarjei Mandt said that Apple made a major mistake when it changed ...

Analyst: The iPhone 6 May Have Weather-Detecting Sensors

Analyst: The iPhone 6 May Have Weather-Detecting Sensors

Electronics analyst Sun Chang Xu reports on her Weibo account that the next iPhone may add a pressure, temperature and humidity sensor. G for Games relayed the report and points out that the "pressure" in this context is certainly atmospheric, not blood pressure: "According to Sun Chang Xu (news chief analyst at ESM-China), ...

Rumor: Apple is Launching an 8 GB iPhone 5C This Week

Rumor: Apple is Launching an 8 GB iPhone 5C This Week

News of the change first appeared in a purported internal email from German wireless carrier o2, which will list the handset for sale at €509 ($707), €60 under the current €569 ($791) cost of the 16-gigabyte model. The communique was obtained by German blog stadt-bremerhaven.de. There is no word on what affect such an ...

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is considering for select applications and system functions in ...

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

Starting this April, United Airlines will roll out a new personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft for Apple's iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 exclusively at launch time. With the new service United Airline customers will be able to choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of ...

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

The above screenshot claiming to represent iOS 8 just showed up on a Weibo account. Even though the source of the images is absolutely uncertain, I have confirmed with several sources that these shots are legitimate. Earlier today, I detailed the new Preview and TextEdit apps shown above, and I previously discussed ...

How to Fix Your iPhone’s Weird Auto-Correct Choices

How to Fix Your iPhone’s Weird Auto-Correct Choices

I don’t know about you, but sometimes my iPhone’s autocorrect drives me ducking crazy. Take, for example, my cat’s name: Leeloo. Despite typing the name on a semi-daily basis, somehow my phone still tries to autocorrect “Leeloo” to “lee loo.” Back in the days of iOS 6, my phone used to autocorrect any ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 13, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 13, 2014

While the next iPhone might be able to quantify your health and fitness, your current one cannot. A new iPhone case called Wello, however, plans to change all that. Wello has built-in sensors that give you a glimpse into your overall health simply by holding your phone in a certain way. The case can measure your heart rate, ...

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Finding time to sit down with a good book is challenging when you’re constantly faced with work deadlines, taking care of your kids or just dealing with life in general. But a new service called Rooster is looking to fix that by delivering novels in short installments that can easily be read during your commute, a coffee ...

Apple Lowers iPhone Return Policy from 30 Days to 14 Days

Apple Lowers iPhone Return Policy from 30 Days to 14 Days

In the recent past, customers who purchased an iPhone directly from the Apple Online Store and in Apple Retail Stores have had 30 days to return the device for any reason. The only stipulation was that it had to be undamaged and include all of the original accessories. According to an internal document provided by one of ...