There is an ongoing debate about when Apple will cut the cord, lift up iOS users to the cloud and why they have taken so long to do so.
Apple just issued bug fixes and security updates for iOS today: 4.3.2 for GSM (most of you around the world) and 4.2.7 for Verizon (CDMA).
You read that headline correctly. Live Flash video will soon be available on the iPad as well as any other iOS device.
Apple has quickly pulled a mysterious device name that was, until this morning, showing up in the iTunes App Store. What elusive iOS-supported device is code-named ix.Mac.MarketingName?
Despite frequent talk from analysts and other sources about Android being a warrior platform that it about to overtake (or has overtaken) iPhone in marketshare, the fact still stands that Apple’s iPhone business is over twice the size of Google’e entire organization.
I hate 3D films because of the headaches they give me and uncomfortable glasses I must wear. Well, it looks like that is all about to change. French researchers at Engineering Human-Computer Interaction (EHCI) have developed a method for a glasses-free 3D experience.
There is no way to change the default browser of your iDevice… unless you Jailbreak it. If your iOS device is Jailbroken you can install the appropriately named Browser Changer to choose an alternative browser to Mobile Safari as your default browser.
According to Boy Genius Report, one of their sources has already gotten their hands on the iOS 4.3.2 update, and reports that it appears to fix Verizon iPad 2 issues that have caused 3G connections to freeze.
After throwing away his iPhone, Rob Bazinet chose to go for the Google Android-based Motorolas Droid X. It turned out the be one of his mistakes in life.
The iPhone Dev Team has released an updated version of ultrasn0w that lets you unlock your iPhone’s carrier restriction. The update works on devices that were previously running ultrasn0w.
A couple of days ago we reported that the update from Ultrasn0w to enable unlock for existing iPhone unlockers was just around the corner. We are there now.
Apple has made two very welcome, and very focused, additions to the team in the shape of Rob Saunders (formerly Nintendo) and Nick Grange (formerly Activision) who will both shortly be joining Apple. Both will take up roles in the iOS / iPad departments and both come from gaming backgrounds.
When iOS 4.3 was in early beta, one of the sexier new features was its multitouch gestures for switching between apps and doing various other actions on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. The multitouch gestures never made it to the public at large but you can now activate this feature by way of a Cydia tweak on Jailbroken devices.
As a follow up to the Federal grand jury probe of smartphone apps, it has been discovered that Pandora transmits ‘massive quantities’ of user data.
In the early 80s, my family couldn’t afford a fancy-schmancy Atari 2600 game console, but luckily I had a good friend who owned one. We’d spend hours playing Centipede, Asteroids, Football and Missile Command. If only I had my own…
A trusted source of BGR is reporting that iOS 4.3.2 will be available in the next few weeks to address security issues and several bugs.