WSJ: ‘iPhone Stored Location in Test Even if Disabled’

In a recent report security researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden revealed that a file in iPhone’s backup history contains location data with date and time stamps. This immediately raised concern among users as this information is locally stored on the device and could be used by anyone who has … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Pre-Releases Q2 2011 Earnings Figures?

In documents filed in a lawsuit against Samsung by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), dated April the 15th, AAPL seems to have let slip its iPhone and iPad sales figures for this quarter; quite possibly by accident. But then again, Apple doesn’t do much without a plan, so it may be part … Read the Full Story →

iPad 3 Could Feature 2GHz Dual-Core Samsung CPU

A representative for Samsung revealed today that the Korean company is developing a smartphone that boasts a 2GHz dual-core CPU, giving the device data processing capacities of 4GHz – performance that rivals desktop PCs. The rep said: We are planning to release a 2Ghz dual core CPU-equipped smartphone by next year. … Read the Full Story →

Tethered Jailbreak Available for iOS 4.3.2 Software Update

iOS 4.3.2 Released

We recently reported that iOS 4.3.2 was expected soon and Apple on Friday released the software update for iPhone 4 (GSM), iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (3rd and 4th gen) and iPad (1st and 2nd gen). The update as the release notes state “contain improvements and other bug fixes”. In particular … Read the Full Story →

Nintendo 3DS Will Be a Success, But it Won’t Beat Apple Devices

A new report from DigiTimes published on Monday reveals that while Nintendo’s 3DS will be a huge success for the company, it won’t be as big as the previous generation DS handheld thanks to growing competition from devices such as the iPhone, iPod touch and Android smartphones. Research from IHS … Read the Full Story →

Nasdaq set to rebalance it’s benchmark 100 Index – Slash Apple (APPL)

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Periodically the Nasdaq-100 index, which is run by the Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, will be rebalanced to reflect a share weighting based on the market capitalisation of core (non-financial industry) companies listed there. Which, after all, is how that index is supposed to be configured. This is outlined on the … Read the Full Story →

Survey Finds Verizon iPhone Owners Drop Fewer Calls than Those on AT&T

A new survey undertaken by ChangeWave has found that customers who use their iPhone 4 on the Verizon network are less likely to suffer from dropped calls than those signed up to AT&T. 82% of Verizon users said they were “very satisfied” with the service they received, while only 80% … Read the Full Story →

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

On Sunday evening the Dev-Team released the latest editions of PwnageTool and redsn0w to provide an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 4.3.1 – almost three years since the first version of PwnageTool was released for the 1.1.4 firmware. The jailbreak works on all devices that support the 4.3.1 firmware, except … Read the Full Story →

Future iPhones Could Boast 3D According to New Apple Patent

An Apple patent application revealed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this week, and first reported by AppleInsider, has confirmed that the Cupertino company is currently experimenting with a 3D camera for the iPhone. The patent is entitled “Systems and Methods for an Imaging System Using Multiple Image Sensors,” … Read the Full Story →

iOS 5 To Feature Deeper Voice Control Integration [Siri Assistant]

iOS 5 Voice Control

With the iPhone 5 possibly delayed into next year, all the talk these days is of the next makor release of iOS – 5.0. Today’s reports from AppleInsider amongst others raise the possibility Apple is seeking to bring ‘deeply integrated’ voice control to the platform.

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Cydia Updated: Now Smaller, Faster, More Stable

Cydia creator Jay Freeman – also known as ‘Saurik’ – posted an announcement on Twitter yesterday to declare that Cydia 1.1 is now ready for download on jailbroken iPhones, iPod touches, and iPads. This update makes Cydia smaller, faster, and much more stable. Saurik spoke to the iPhoneDownloadBlog and gave … Read the Full Story →