Julie Brown v. Google – equals another waste of everyone’s time

Ok folks so recently a group of savvy researchers wanted to take a set of data and make it visual. These researchers ended up finding an amazing amount of cached location information within there iPhone. The information was then turned into a nifty little application and the whole world panicked over something they never really ...

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Apple’s iOS 4 is Tracking Itself and You

Ever feel like somebody’s watching you? Well iPhone users it’s not paranoia, your instinct is correct this time. Cue the Rockwell. It seems that there is some strong evidence that your iPhone is keeping tabs on you. While geo location and GPS tracking of cell phones is nothing new per say, the idea that this data ...

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Your iPhone 3G Useless after iOS 4 Upgrade?

 Apple’s iPhone 3G had some very big performance issues after the iOS 4 update first came out. While many of the problems have been fixed with the version 4.1 update, let’s be honest here. The iPhone 3G is never going to run iOS 4.x as quickly as it ran 3.x. Why? The new operating system ...

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Everyone Wants an iPad: PC Sales Cannibalized?

Best Buy's CEO is sure to be stirring up some controversy with his latest remark that the iPad is cannibalizing up to 50% of PC sales. Brian Dunn made those remarks while being interviewed by the Wall Street Journal. Do you believe that the number is that high? Sure, the iPad delivers quite a user ...

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iOS 4.2 Bringing More than Just Printing

Apple's coming iOS 4.2 update will deliver more than just wireless printing and the unification of the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad system softwares. Expect numerous little new features that will polish the revised operating system and reduce the need to use a regular PC for certain tasks. Of course, the new operating system is in ...

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Don’t fret iPhone 3GS users “Software update coming soon”

Unless you have been living under a rock – or simply don’t care enough – you should know that the Apple iPhone 3GS has been having some issues since the new iOS platform has been issued for it. Since the launch of iOS 4 onto the 3G and 3Gs lines there have been a slew ...

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iOS 4.0.2 is Here, iPhone 4 Jailbreak Broken

Apple’s 4.0.2 patch for iOS 4 arrived yesterday and it breaks the Jailbreakme.com jailbreak. A similar patch was released for Apple’s iPad, upgrading its operating system to 3.2.2 and also breaking the same jailbreak. While I am certain that a lot of you are disappointed that the jailbreak has been broken, it worked through a ...

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iOS 4 Has Been Jailbroken: JailbreakMe 2.0 ‘Star’

The iPhone 4, the iPad and iOS 4 itself has finally been jailbroken. The news gets even better. The new JailbreakMe 2.0 ‘Star’ jailbreak requires no messy installation process. Instead, it comes in the form of a website that you visit with your iOS-powered device. Since the DMCA has been amended to make it legal ...

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Apple Investigating iOS 4 Upgrade Problems

Earlier this week I mentioned that you should probably not upgrade your iPhone 3G to the new iOS 4 operating system. The problem lies mostly with the iPhone 3G’s debilitating 128MB of RAM, in comparison to the new iPhone 4’s 512MB of RAM, which iOS 4 was designed for. After the ‘Antennagate’ beating that Apple ...

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Why You Shouldn’t Update Your iPhone 3G to iOS 4

If you were pondering whether or not you should upgrade your iPhone 3G to iOS 4, do not. While the device is capable of running Apple’s new operating system, the 128MB of RAM in the 3G is not up to the task. The smartphone runs sluggish, apps freeze up and sometimes crashes. While it was ...

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Apple Explains New Location Service to Congressmen: What You Need to Know

Apple is building a location information database and if you use the company’s products then you might be helping. The company sent a 13 page letter recently to two concerned congressmen to explain exactly what information that their database collects and what it does with the information. In a digital world where personal information is ...

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iPhone 4 vs. Droid X: Battle of the Titans

Verizon just got the all new Motorola Droid X and you may be wondering how it stacks up against Apple’s new iPhone 4 in the smartphone battle arena. Personally, I like to imagine an ancient Roman gladiator event for the two phones to battle to the death in, but since they are just phones, I ...

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iPhone 4 Finally Unlocked—Public Release of Hack Coming

For anyone keeping track of the iOS hacking scene, a carrier unlock exploit has finally been found for the iPhone 4. Carrier unlocks allow owners of phones to use them on networks other than what they were issued for. Layman’s terms? Carrier unlocks let iPhones work on T-Mobile and other GSM networks despite Apple and ...

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iPhone 4 Update to iOS Version 4.0.1 Delayed to Prevent Hackers?

Apple may be delaying the release of the first update to its iOS 4 software, version 4.0.1, that is expected to fix the ‘grip of death’ reception problems plaguing its newest smartphones because it wants to prevent the anticipated arrival of the first iPhone 4 jailbreak and unlock options available.

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Apple Releases Fix for Exchange Sync Problems

I talked recently about all of the problems that Apple’s new iPhone 4 and iOS 4 has been having. One of these problems was purely software based (gasp!) and it looks like Apple has already started rolling out a fix. The problem in question was synchronizing the popular smartphone to Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync after upgrading ...

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