UK Carrier O2 Privacy Flaw Reveals Customer Phone Numbers to Websites

O2 Privacy flaw customer phone number

In a report from think broadband, it was revealed on Wednesday that a privacy flaw in UK carrier O2’s handling of web traffic on mobile devices released phone numbers of their customers to websites. Any customer who used a 2G or 3G network from O2 to browse the internet had their phone numbers sent to the websites, embedded among the … Read More

Apple Releases iOS 5.1 Beta 3, Restores ‘Enable 3G’ Feature for iPhone

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On Monday, Apple released iOS 5.1 beta 3 to developers for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, adding on the previous beta versions released late last year. Apple released iOS 5.1 Beta 2 on December 12 with Build number 9B5127a. The current beta now uses build number 9B5141a. iOS 5.1 beta 3 restores a sought after feature by many users, Enable … Read More

Verizon iPad 2 Users Suffering 3G Connection Issue

iPad 2 owners who have a 3G device hooked up to the Verizon network are running into problems when attempting to use the 3G data connection on their device. Disgruntled users have gathered in the Apple Support Discussions forum and reported their frustrations in a thread 6 pages long. The problem begins when a user turns off the 3G connection … Read More

Wi-Fi iPad 2 Records Sound Better Than 3G Model

Apart from the lack of 3G and GPS in Apple’s Wi-Fi only iPad 2, the rest of its internals are identical to those packed into its 3G-capable counterpart, so you’ll be surprised to find that iLounge have discovered differences in the quality of audio recorded by each device. The Wi-Fi only iPad 2 achieves higher quality audio recordings, and it’s … Read More

Skype 2.0 for iPhone allows voice calls over 3G

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Skype has been a little slow at updating their iPhone app but version 2.0 brings some highly anticipated updates for all Skype users. Version 2.0 of Skype for iPhone allows voice calls using 3G connection. However, it is worth noting that Skype-to-Skype calls will be free for a limited time (end of August) after which there will be “a small monthly fee” Other … Read More

AT&T Increases Early Termination Fees ahead of iPhone 4G launch

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Today AT&T in an email to its customers informed about the raise in ETF. This increase will affect all smartphones like iPhone and will also include 3G enabled netbooks. All customers who select higher-end devices “will have an ETF of $325, reduced by $10 for each month during the balance of the service agreement.” This doesn’t appear to be a … Read More

New iPhone 4G / HD to be available in White & Black Color Options?

The Taiwanese website Apple.pro has managed to get hold of spare parts of the new iPhone 4G / HD which appear to be alternative front panels for the new iPhone. This is leading people to speculate that Apple may well resurrect the option to buy iPhone 4G / HD in a white model, as well as in the more traditional … Read More

Amazing Digital Compass Apps for the iPhone 3GS

iPhone developers are rapidly developing new iPhone apps which use the latest API’s in iPhone SDK 3.0 and new iPhone 3GS hardware capabilities. Developers are using the digital compass (magnetometer) not only in Maps applications but are also using it in games to provide unique gaming experience. Nearest Tube Augmented Reality App for iPhone 3GS from acrossair AirCoaster 3D (iPhone … Read More