Another AT&T Security Breach

AT&T demonstrated this week that security may not be its strongest point. A band of hackers using some very rudimentary attacks were able to obtain the e-mail addresses and ICC IDs of approximately 114,000 iPad 3G users. Now in the systems meltdown that resulted from the rush to pre-order the iPhone 4 yesterday comes word of another leak of sensitive … Read More

Apple Reports 600,000 iPhone 4 Pre-Orders

Apple Reports 600,000 iPhone 4 Pre-Orders. Apologises for Hiccups! We reported yesterday that both Apple and AT&T’s systems were swamped by iPhone 4 pre-orders. It was not surprising to many that AT&T dropped the ball. But some were surprised and disappointed by Apple’s hiccups. Today Apple released a statement where it explained that in the first day of iPhone 4 … Read More

AT&T iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Sold Out for launch day (Confirmed)

We recently reported that Apple and AT&T servers were experiencing huge load today and causing delays when pre-ordering the new iPhone 4. AT&T has confirmed that iPhone 4 pre-orders are now sold out for the launch day: Because of the incredible interest in iPhone 4, today was the busiest online sales day in AT&T history. As of Tuesday afternoon, customers who preorder iPhone … Read More

Apple iPhone 4 truly Contract Free in select countries

If the iPhone 4 is not available in your country on June the 24th have no fear. There are a range of countries around the globe where you can buy them contract free. i.e. You pay a slightly higher retail price, but do not have to sign up to any particular provider, nor worry that your iPhone 4 will work … Read More

Hackers Fire Back at AT&T and Apple

The hacker group that recently exposed information about iPad 3G owners has fired back at AT&T’s response to their endeavors. Objecting to the characterization of their intent as malicious, the Goatse Security group published a blog post today. While AT&T painted them as some sort of evil coven bent on doing harm to iPad owners, they instead contend that they … Read More

Let the iPhone 4 Pre-Orders Begin

Today is the day many of the faithful have waited for. It’s iPhone 4 pre-order day. The online Apple Store went down briefly this morning and came back up accepting pre-orders for the new smartphone. The iPhone 4 will launch on June 24th in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Japan. In the US, only subsidized phones locked to AT&T … Read More

Flash Ported to the iPhone (Jailbreak Required)

Comex, the same hacker who created the Sprint untethered jailbreak for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch has managed to run Flash apps natively on an iPhone. Don’t expect this anytime soon on iPhones that are not jailbroken. But if you are one of those people who is happy to jailbreak your iDevice then this is likely to be available … Read More

FTC to Investigate Apple

Since the war between Apple and Google really started to heat up when Apple rejected the Google Voice iPhone app, the threat of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or Department of Justice investigations has loomed over Cupertino. There has been a lot of talk in industry circles in the last year and a half about Apple’s business practices. While red flag … Read More

Apple set to release an iPhone Retail Store app

AppleInsider are reporting that Apple is set to launch an iPhone App Store app tomorrow (Tuesday) that will allow iPhone users to make Genius bar appointments, as well as pre-order the new iPhone 4. It will also offer location awareness features so that you can find your closest Apple Retailer, and perhaps even check on availability of items. This rumour … Read More

Wal-Mart and RadioShack to sell iPhone 4 on June 24

Apple will begin taking pre-orders for the new iPhone 4 on June 15. It will be officially available in the US Apple Stores on June 24 and this year you can either line up at an Apple Store or visit Wal-Mart: Wal-Mart said Friday that it will be one of several retail outlets that will have the iPhone 4 on June … Read More

iMovie for iPhone Restricted to iPhone 4. No iPad Version yet

TidBITS is reporting some more details about iMovie for iPhone. It seems that iMovie for iPhone should more accurately be titled iMovie for iPhone 4. The movie editing package for the iPhone will only be available for the iPhone 4 when it is released. The details they have are as follows : It is a no-go on the iPhone 3GS, … Read More

iPhone 4 Launch Day. Apple and Microsoft Go Head-to-Head

It will go down in the history of technology sales as either the most brilliant marketing scheme in history or the largest tactical blunder of all time. The iPhone 4 launch at San Diego’s Fashion Valley Mall Apple Store won’t be the only big event happening on June 24th. Microsoft has also chosen that day to launch its fourth Microsoft-branded … Read More

Apple Changes iPhone Developer Agreement Again

The ever changing iPhone Developer Agreement has again been amended. Earlier this year, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) changed the agreement to exclude interpreted code. This was done to keep Adobe Flash-based applications out of the App Store. Adobe had created a compiler and released it as part of its CS4 suite of development tools that took programs developed in Flash and turned them … Read More

US regulators considering investigation into Apple’s mobile advertising policy

Earlier today we reported that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) had amended its iPhone Developer Agreement, specifically clause 3.3.9 related to advertising networks. The amendment was written in such a way that it allowed Steve Jobs to make good on a promise he made at D8 to open up the SDK for third parties to collect data for services such as advertising. But at the … Read More

Apple relaxes iPhone Advertising Restrictions. Locks AdMob out

At D8 last week Steve Jobs offered a rather weak argument for why Apple had changed clause 3.3.9 in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes appeared to ban third parties from collecting analytical data from apps running on customer’s iPhones. And, if you remember, caused some consternation when first reported, shortly after the iPhone OS 4.0 Preview event. Steve’s explanation … Read More