Unlocked iPhones Bricked, Apple's New General Counsel, WiMAX Makes Its Move

Unlocked iPhones Bricked, Apple's New General Counsel, WiMAX Makes Its Move

 

Apple disables unlocked iPhones: The iPhone 1.1.1 update that was released yesterday disables unlocked iPhones. Hackers are back at the drawing board, trying to figure out how to unlock the iPhone again, and when they do, Apple will probably cripple unlocked iPhones again—it's going to be a long iPhone war.

 

The update also wipes out any third-party native apps on the iPhone installed by "jailbreaking." A preliminary look shows that Apple changed the encryption methodology for the iPhone, which means it could be some time before you can jailbreak an iPhone again.

 

Also, the iPod touch was updated to version 1.1.1.

 

Apple's new lawyer: After 10 months on the job, Apple general counsel Donald Rosenberg will leave Apple to become general counsel at Qualcomm. He replaced Nancy Heinen, who is being investigated by the feds in a stock options scandal. Daniel Cooperman will be the new general counsel for Apple.

 

AOL Desktop for Mac: In the No One Really Cares Department, AOL Desktop for Mac was unveiled. If you still use AOL, please tell us why in the comments section below. You can post anonymously. Really. We'd like to know.

 

WiMAX makes its move: WiMAX proponents are riding high at the WiMAX world show in Chicago. With the setbacks to municipal Wi-Fi, there's an opportunity for WiMAX. With Intel planning to incoroporate WiMAX in laptops later next year, you'll see faster growth in WiMAX development.

 

Woz, Griffin not engaged: And finally, some fodder for the weekend. It turns out that the rumors of Apple co-founder, philanthropist, prankster, dog lover, and Segway jockey Steve Wozniak is not engaged to the surgically enhanced, Emmy Award winning, Celebrity Mole champ Kathy Griffin.

 

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Anonymous

What a wonderfully intelligent sequence of responses. Some of the brightest minds in the Mac universe, huh? Won't be back.

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Anonymous

RE: Closing AOL accounts. In the early part of this decade, it was impossible to close an AOL account. I only succeeded by canceling the credit card AOL billed to!

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Michael Critz

What's AOL?

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Dro

...An AOL is similar to a hawk, but it can turn its head 180degrees and poops out mice whole.
Hawks tend to disassemble keyboards during the digestion process.

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Anonymous

this Application goes to show you that AOL over the years continues to not understand how the Mac or people that use/own Macs work...

I downloaded this beta crap only to find out it doesn't like to work with my wireless broadband connection.

It doesn't think I know my own account information. (yet I can log onto AOL just fine)

I used to like to use AOL/AIM because I could go into a chat room and chat with people who might have the same interests as myself.

I just removed the software and closed my account.. (Which as we all know AOL feels the need to put you through a ton questions) even though your answer to them is the same YOU SUCK!

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Anonymous

I downloaded AOL just to see how it is.

It's true, the AOL software tells me how I have an invalid acount & cannot connect. But I log onto aol.com & aim just fine!

I don't see what's new & different about this new software effort compared to the previous version of AOL. Beta software means the software is in development to becoming something more. I don't see it developing into anything useful and/or different than last version of AOL for Mac. All you got are new icons.

From a business point of view, AOL needs to stop development on this software immediately. Don't waste another penny on this effort. Yahoo, Google, etc offer free news, radio, email, etc also. And they don't need a custom browser to acess them. You custom software provides no added value! Focus on your content/ services. Your affliation with Time Warner certainly help in this regard.

Good luck! Ask me & I'll give you further business advice. -Don

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Anonymous

I still use AOL because of the revolutionary design and sophisticated and well thought-out nature of, not only AOL Desktop, but AOL in its entirety. HAHAHAHAHHAHAHA, really though, I haven't used AOL since 1995 like everyone else I know. No Wait! my grandmother uses AOL because she is familiar with it.

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Cheryl

I still use AOL because I hate .mac's mail program. I hate the little check boxes that .mac uses. When I read mail on AOL, it goes into the old mail folder on its own, but with .mac, I have to do something with it to make it go away. Also, I can always tell when my family members (AOL users) are online. I can afford the extra $5 that AOL charges with the BYOS plan.

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Anonymous

Apple Mail does the same thing!
Smart folders!
You can customize it to do ANYTHING!
It is the best client ever made.
I wish Thunderbird or another PC client could have the same power so when I am forced to use a pee c at work I could at least tolerate it a little more.

Users that don't really know how to use computers and can't get help from family or friends that do, use AOL.
It's slow, and it's not the internet.
It is a proprietary service with slow, primitive internet gateways.

If you do use AOL, you just don't know any better.

Search the web, ask friends or message boards for help.
I'm sure there are plenty of people out there that would be happy to help you get off of A.O.Hell.

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nayrk

QFUT

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