PayPal’s Check Deposit Feature for iPhone Might be the Future of Banking

  PayPal has its own iOS app and it is quite good. A lot of people have PayPal accounts now for online purchases and money transfers and the company has helped spearhead the push into online money services. The newest version of PayPal's iOS app (version 2.7) adds the ability for users to take pictures of ...

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App Developers for iOS Might Know Who You Really Are

  Apple's iOS has a mighty big privacy concern if you are one of the most who use apps on the platform. According to Eric Smith—an assistant director at Bucknell University in the Information Security and Networking department—of the top 57 apps on the iTunes App Store, 68% send UDID information back to a third party. ...

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Official Google Voice App on its Way to the iTunes Store

For those who love Google's Voice service, good news is here. TechCrunch has a source that claims that Google has already gotten its official Google Voice app for iOS approved by Apple. Its arrival time? The new few weeks. What's the holdup? Google already made one that got rejected by Apple and needs to update ...

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The Apple TV Gets Close to Jailbreak

The all new Apple TV might be getting a jailbreak of its own soon. It is running on most of the internals of an iPhone 4 and has its own, stripped down version of iOS. The good news is that you might not be stuck just getting streaming rentals if you buy one. The Dev-Team ...

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The iOS 4.1 Jailbreak Still in Testing, but it Works on the iPod touch 4

A jailbreak that works on iOS 4.1 just got another step closer to completion. The method being tested for the new version of Apple’s operating system is called ‘SHAtter.’ This jailbreak method was developed by a hacker that goes by the handle ‘@pod2g’ and uses a weakness in the bootROM of iOS devices. Long story ...

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What if the Verizon iPhone Doesn’t Happen?

Apple and Verizon Wireless are partners made in heaven, and hell. What? Yeah, the two companies might look like they are destined for business together, but have been surviving excellently while competing directly against each other. New Verizon iPhone rumors appear every few months, but Verizon does not seem to care. What is stopping Verizon ...

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People Love iOS devices More than Anything Else

Apple's iOS users absolutely love their Apple products. Don't believe me? Consider some new numbers from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. According to the poll, iPad users have an amazingly high satisfaction of 82%. For comparison, this is the highest satisfaction of any manufacturer in history. The fact that Apple is scoring so high matches well ...

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The 7” iPad 2 Might be Real

  Apple is notoriously secretive with their iOS products before they launch and the iPad 2 is no exception. Rumors have been floating around for over a month now concerning a second iPad form factor. A 7” screen iPad has been the most popular variation. However, Apple dividing its wildly popular iPad market into two different ...

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Apple Gets Lawsuit Happy: The Target? iOS Accessories

Apple likes to file lawsuits. To be fair, lawsuits are the bread and butter of any high tech company that lives on its patents. However, its lawsuit against Sanho Corporation might irk some Apple customers and will test the limits of patent law. Sanho makes the HyperMac external batteries that many Macintosh users use on the ...

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Apple’s Patent Filing Hints at Button-Free iOS Devices

Apple has recently filed a patent that hints at a possible new direction for the company's iOS devices. Patent number 7,800,592 describes a system by which “a grid of capacitative sensing points” can load user profiles, be used to implement “button functions” and combines input from both or either hand(s) holding the device. Long story ...

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Beware of Viruses when Looking to Jailbreak your iOS Device

The big jailbreaking solution that we are all waiting for is called 'GreenPois0n' and it should be released in the very near future. However, there is something that you all need to keep in mind when jailbreaking your iOS devices (or any smartphone OS for that matter). Fakes do exist. Scams exist. People who want ...

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Jailbreak for iOS 4.1—Sort of

An iOS 4.x jailbreak has arrived finally. Well, sort of. It only works on the iPhone 3G and iPod touch 2nd generation. Basically, this is the same hack method that has been used to jailbreak iOS since the very early days. Due to the security loopholes in these older devices, the hack still works. It ...

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VLC Comes to iPad, iPhone Version in the Works

The popular open source media player—VLC Media Player—has just hit the iTunes App Store for the iPad. The maker, Applidium, has also confirmed that an iPhone and iPod touch version are in the works but they decided to go with the iPad version first. The source code for the app is also available online already ...

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BMW and iOS Team Up—Sort Of

Apple and BMW certainly make an interesting pair. Both have positioned them as 'luxury' brands. Luxury smartphones and computers? Apple certainly knows how to get people to spend big bucks on its products even when PCs costs less for the same hardware. And we all know how snooty those iPhone owners can be. According to ...

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So Much iOS Streaming

Apple appears to be moving quickly towards a streaming media system for iTunes and its iOS devices. Streaming media is certainly the future of entertainment, and Apple's own products and those of third party developers are certainly moving towards the emerging trend. Besides just those $0.99 streaming television shows from iTunes, expect a whole bunch ...

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