Verizon iPhone and New iPad Hints found in iOS 4 SDK

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Boy Genius Report have had an interesting tip from a source. An enterprising developer, or hacker, has found references to two new iOS devices from Apple. In a code snippet found in iOS is a hack to allow these devices to be activated without going through iTunes. Something that may be of use for field testing of preproduction devices. Based … Read More

Apple’s iOS 4.0.2 fixes pdf exploit. Kills Jailbreak for iPhone

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Apple has finally released a fix for the PDF security vulnerability which was being exploited by Comex who launched jailbreakme.com. iPhone users on iOS 4.0.1 and iPod touch users on iOS 4.0 were exposed to a security hole which could allow anyone to gain unauthorized access to your device by hosting malicious pdf files on a website. Jailbreakme is undoubtedly the easiest … Read More

French Carrier SFR advises users to avoid iOS 4 for iPhone 3G

iPhone 3G users who were tempted to upgrade to iOS 4 in order to use folders, Bing search, better mail, iBooks and other improvements in the latest operating system for iPhone are now wishing they hadn’t upgraded their device. We recently reported that iPhone 3G running iOS 4 becomes slow and the battery drains faster. Apple support forum is filled with users complaining about … Read More

Skype for iPhone Updated To Support iOS 4 Multitasking

Skype for iPhone has just been updated to version 2.1 and brings with it the ability to run in the background with iOS 4 and continue conversations even while switching away from the skype application. Skype release notes state: Run Skype in the background with multitasking in iOS4. Receive Skype calls and IM while other apps are running or when … Read More

iOS 4.0.1 for iPhone 4 Now Available for Download (Update: iPad 3.2.1)

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We recently reported that Apple might be releasing iOS 4.0.1 software update for iPhone 4 owners today and now Engadget has confirmed that the update is available for download. The update “improves the formula to determine how many bars of signal strength to display.” You can download the update by connecting your iPhone 4 to iTunes and clicking “check for updates” iOS … Read More

Apple and Friends Keep an Eye on You With iOS 4

iOS 4 went live on June 21 around 1PM EST. The update is jam-packed with over 100 new features including multitasking and folders. Before updating you were met with Apple’s new Software License Agreement, which I’m sure all of you were quick to accept. I was lucky enough to grab a GM copy of iOS 4 last week and updated … Read More

iOS 4 Update for iPhone and iPod touch Now Available for Download

The wait is finally over, iOS 4 for iPhone and iPod touch is now live and available for free download from Apple servers. If your device is connected to iTunes on you PC or Mac when you click the “Check for Update” option it will prompt you to download iOS 4. iOS 4 Software Update Features List iOS 4 update contains over … Read More

Pandora for iPhone Now iOS 4 Compatible Adds Multitasking Support

We recently reported that iPhone app developers have been working on iOS 4 compatible updates for their apps. Today Apple will be releasing iOS 4, the latest software version for iPhone and iPod touch as a free update. Gizmodo is reporting that Pandora app for iPhone has now been updated to version 3.1 and brings new multitasking features. The latest update uses … Read More

Skype Dragging their feet with their update for iOS 4?

According to Skype they are working towards a multitasking iOS 4 update for the immensely popular iPhone VoIP app. But some fear that they may be dragging their feet as they wait to see what the impact of FaceTime will be. Is this really a healthy attitude for Skype to take? The official line from Skype is as follows: With … Read More

Reminder: iOS4 is a Free Download from Apple for iPhone, iPod touch

Quick reminder for all you iPhone & iPod Touch users out there. Regardless of whether you have a new iPhone 4 on order, or better still in a FedEx plane, or van, heading towards you, you will be able to download iOS4 for FREE today from Apple for your existing iPhone / iPod Touch. Heck, even if you don’t have … Read More

iPhone developers updating their apps, now iOS 4 ready

During WWDC 2010 Steve Jobs announced the availability of the GM candidate of iOS 4 for iPhone developers and they have been busy testing and optimizing their apps for the latest version of iPhone and iPod touch software. iOS 4 will bring Multitasking which has been one of the most anticipated features for the iPhone and iPod touch. Apple is implementing Multitasking support … Read More

iTunes 9.2 Adds iPhone 4 and iOS Support

Apple recently released an update for it’s iTunes software for Mac and Windows. The new version adds support for iPhone 4, iBooks sync and iOS 4 compatibility. iTunes 9.2 adds the following new features: Sync with iPhone 4 to enjoy your favorite music, movies, TV shows, books and more on-the-go Sync and read books with iPhone or iPod touch with iOS … Read More

Bluetooth Keyboard Connections only for iPhone 4?

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Here is an interesting tidbit. On Apple’s revamped iPhone web site they say that the iPhone will allow Bluetooth Keyboards to connect with it as an input device. Connect an external keyboard. If you prefer working on an external keyboard, iPhone 4 lets you do that, too. It comes with built-in support for Bluetooth-enabled wireless keyboards. It specifically says the … Read More