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Apple Responds to iOS “Backdoors” Charges – Outlines Legitimate Uses for Services

Posted on 23/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Earlier this week saw forensic expert Jonathan Zdziarski disclose what he termed “backdoors” in iOS that could allow for nefarious data collection of information from users’ devices. In addition to an earlier statement denying any underhanded intentions, Apple has also posted a new support document offering a description of the three services highlighted by Zdziarski.


Report: iOS 8 Beta 4 On The Way, Landing July 21

Posted on 16/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


A new report says that the fourth beta version of iOS 8 will be seeded to developers on Monday, July 21. The release date would mark a two-week gap following the July 7 release of the third beta.


Google Search Now Warns iOS Users When Websites Use Flash

Posted on 15/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Google has added a new feature to their search results that warns iOS users when a site that is listed in the results uses Adobe Flash. For the three people who don’t know this, The iPhone, (and its siblings the iPad and iPod touch), have never supported Flash.


As iOS 8 Release Approaches, Adoption of iOS 7 Hits 90%

Posted on 15/07/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Even as the fall debut of iOS 8 is just a few months away, Apple’s iOS 7 mobile operating system continues to see a growing adoption rate. As of Sunday, 90% of all devices connected to the App Store are running iOS 7.


iCloud Mail Down For Small Amount of Users

Posted on 14/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple’s system status page is noting that a small amount of users are experiencing an iCloud Mail outage. Apple reports the outage, which has lasted for over 17┬áhours, affects approximately 0.1% of all users. 9to5Mac reports that users affected by…


Apple Launches New Swift Programming Blog

Posted on 11/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple is continuing its efforts to be open about the upcoming Swift Programming Language that will be going live this fall alongside iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. The latest in Apple’s effort to get info out to developers, a new blog covering the language.


Happy Sixth Birthday to The iOS App Store!

Posted on 10/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


It was six years ago today that Apple debuted their new App Store. The new store, enabled via iPhone OS 2, and an update to iTunes, opened up the world of third-party apps to users of Apple’s iPhone.


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