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[ 23 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 65 views]
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In a Friday story titled “Smartphones: The Grey Area of Enterprise Security,” CSO writer Liam Tung wonders whether or not the security of mobile gadgets like Apple’s iPhone and iPad can be entrusted with secure corporate data.
“The security challenges, in some ways, are no different to managing existing infrastructure – the smartphone is just another device in the overall ecosystem that needs controlling,” Trung writes in his article. “On the other hand, unlike a simpler feature phones, the smartphone or iPad can in theory support business applications on platforms that often lack the set …

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[ 23 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 60 views]

Google’s new photo-sharing service, Photovine, has made its way to iOS. Curiously, the Photovine application designed for Apple’s mobile operating system comes before Google has even mentioned a counterpart for its own Android operating system.
“Photovine is a fun way to learn more about your friends, meet new people, and share your world like never before,” explains a product description from Google. “It all starts with what we call a photovine: a group of photos around a single, shared caption. Start a new vine with a photo and caption of your …

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[ 22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 120 views]
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According to a Monday report by Relaxnews, Happy Theme Park and 2XL Supercross HD are currently dominating the world of free, Apple-sanctioned iDevice applications. Out of the 10 countries where Apple’s mobile products are most popular, the two apps combined had the highest download numbers in five of them from July 11-18.
“Over the seven days prior to July 18, iPhone users in Australia, Canada and the UK have been playing at designing and creating their own theme park with the popular application Happy Theme Park,” the article reads. “The game, …

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[ 22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 357 views]
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Since the long wait for an iPad 2 jailbreak finally ended a couple of weeks ago, Gotta Be Mobile’s Will Shanklin compiled a list of the best jailbreak applications and tweaks for Apple’s computer tablet.
Among the top jailbreak programs for the iPad 2: RetinaPad, which displays iPhone apps on the tablet in high-definition; FullForce, which simply turns iPhone apps into iPad apps; Infinifolders, which removes the limit on the amount of apps that can be stored in a single folder; iFile, which displays a file system on the iPad 2; …

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[ 22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 88 views]
ipad twcable 2011 07 07 533 Time Warner Cable iPad app adds features, kicks jailbreakers to the curb

Apple has made a significant stand against the practice of jailbreaking in recent months, and now it appears that Time Warner Cable is jumping aboard the bandwagon of anti-jailbreaking crusaders.
Now, when iPad users with jailbroken tablets try to access version 2.0 of Time Warner’s TWCable TV app, they’re greeted with a message that tells them it won’t function on such a device. “TWCable TV is not supported on ‘jailbroken’ devices. Please restore your iPad to factory defaults, then reinstall TWCable TV,” the message reads.
TWCable TV lets Time Warner customers watch …

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[ 22 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 45 views]
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Apple enjoyed a record quarter in terms of profit and revenue from April to June, raking in a net income of $7.3 billion. The electronic giant’s impressive numbers for its fiscal third quarter are due in large part to strong sales of the iPhone and iPad.
“The most surprising milestone Apple reached was the quarterly sales record for the iPhone, which many analysts believed would have a tough quarter,” writes David Goldman for CNN Money. “Apple sold 20.3 million iPhones in its fiscal third quarter. On a conference call with Wall …

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[ 21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 109 views]
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In his latest article for iPhone FAQ, Bob Bhatnagar answers a question that many jailbreakers have: should they update their iPhone to iOS 4.3.4, even though this could render the JailbreakMe 3.0 tool irrelevant?
“Skipping the update leaves your device at iOS 4.3.3 or earlier, which could be useful down the line,” the writer explains.
Apple released its most recent mobile software update to patch up holes exploited by hacker Comex in his JailbreakMe 3.0, a PDF-based jailbreak that’s the first to be compatible with the iPad 2.
“What about the …

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[ 21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 125 views]
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With Kdan Mobile’s latest release, the iPhone version of its popular Animation Desk application, users can create their own hand-drawn animations right from their smartphone. Previously only available for the iPad, Animation Desk now includes several new features exclusive to the iPhone version.
“Animation Desk for iPhone is a mobile application that allows users to create hand-drawn animations on their iPhones,” explains a press release from Kdan, a firm that specializes in mobile application software development. “The drawing interface provided by the app resembles the real working environment of a professional …

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[ 21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 121 views]
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A recent review on The Gadgets says that one iPad jailbreak tweak is alone worth downloading Comex’s new JailbreakMe 3.0 tool. That tweak is RetinaPad, which transforms pixelated iPhone applications into high-definition software that’s fit for viewing on an iPad.
“When you download an iPhone app on your iPad, because there isn’t an specific iPad app, it comes in a small window and very pixelated especially when you click the x2 at the bottom,” explains the review. “RetinaPad allows you to convert these apps to HD apps, like the normal iPad apps. These means that iPhone apps …

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[ 21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 49 views]
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The Google+ mobile application is now available from the iTunes App Store, reports Andrew Couts for Digital Trends. After three weeks of waiting for the web giant to release an iOS-specific version of its new social media site, many iPhone users had grown impatient over the lack of any developments.
“The Plus iPhone app includes much of the functionality of the online version of Google+, like enabling users to organize their friends into “Circles.” Users can then choose with whom they share each post, link, photo or video they post to …