Apple's iOS has a reputation for being a more secure operating system than Google's Android, and as the Washington Post reports, it deserves it. Earlier this week reports from surveillance firm Gamma Group leaked that discussed the capabilities of its FinSpy software, and the documents listed an crucial caveat — the software won't work on iPhones unless the phone is jailbroken.
Just getting started in the world of wine tasting? Thankfully, there's also an app for that: The free Wine4.Me app promises to help make discovering great wine a simple task by answering a few simple questions and creating a unique "taste profile" that ranks wine against an exhaustive database. But that's far from the only iPhone app news we've got in store for today's recap...
This year's Consumer Electronics Show may be heating up the Las Vegas desert this week, but a big chunk of the country is buried under subzero temperatures unfit for either men or mice. But that doesn't mean there aren't any shiny new gadgets or tech news to talk about... why, just keep reading on and get a heaping helping in our Tuesday recap!
Back in October 2012, the Library of Congress' Copyright Office ruled the unlocking of smartphones as illegal, under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DCMA). The ruling went into effect as of January 26 for any newly purchased devices. But a White House petition is apparently asking for help from the administration.
Color us surprised that Apple decided to spring iOS 6.1 on everyone Monday! After all, Cupertino had pushed out a fifth beta of the update over the weekend, so few probably expected it to be released right away. The good news is, the official release means the jailbreakers are free to unleash the exploit they've been sitting on, which promises to bring untethered fun to every device currently running the software. Read on for more details!
We're back after an extended two-week absence for the holidays, and while there were plenty of Apple-related stories going on during our vacation, we distilled them down into a handful of items that may have slipped through the cracks. Now that the Christmas tree has hit the curb and the leftovers are finally gone, sit back and catch up on a few stories you might have missed while you spent time with the family...
If you’ve been avoiding Harry Potter books until you could beam them onto your Kindle, Amazon has some good news for you -- assuming you’re paying $79 per year for their Prime service, that is. Today’s update is chock full of Potter Kindle news, Proview settlement rumors, iOS 5.1 jailbreak progress and much more, so let’s dive right into this Thursday, May 10, 2012 edition.
It’s no secret that iPhone users have been quietly slipping over to T-Mobile here in the U.S. -- all it takes is an unlocked device to free you from AT&T’s ball and chain. Unfortunately, the iPhone can’t take advantage of T-Mo’s 3G network -- but that will soon change.