How To Fix the Latest Apple Security Flaw

iOS Security Flaw
A few days ago Apple became aware of a vulnerability in both their iOS and OS X platforms that can allow users to become a victim of a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack that can compromise any secure data being sent via Wi-Fi. The fix can be done as easily as updating your device, but there’s a Read more…

Gotofail Bug: Honest Mistake or NSA Conspiracy?

gotofail bug
And, the conspiracy theorists are having a heyday! Right before the weekend, we read about a stupid coding mistake in iOS, leading to Apple developers working frantically to fix it AND release the fix. Various sites have released the lines of code which lead to a serious security issue, with everyone saying that if you Read more…

Smart Magnet Technology Patent Can Revolutionize the Way We Use iPads

smart magnet technology
Another day, another patent. As it usually is with Apple patents, things get rather interesting. Apple Insider reports that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent regarding a “magnetic attachment unit”, which is basically smart magnet technology that goes beyond what current smart covers for iPads employ. Source The abstract of Read more…

Steve Jobs US Postage Stamp to Be Released in 2015

Steve Jobs US Postage Stamp
Stamp collectors have existed since forever, and it does take someone to be uber special to make it to a postage stamp. I suppose we can all agree that Steve Jobs did have that certain something, and yes, next year, he will be on a US postage stamp for all to use and see! (Oh, Read more…

2014 iTunes Festival to Launch With Coldplay

2014 iTunes Festival to Launch With Coldplay
Among, others, of course. Here’s a disclaimer: I used to dislike Coldplay because their music bored me to death. A couple of years ago, I suddenly found myself listening to them and enjoying it. Maybe I am getting old… Source Anyhow, Coldplay headlining the 2014 iTunes Festival should make some people happy, as the band does Read more…

How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus

How to Get a Flappy Bird Knockoff Approved: Name it Flying Cyrus
This week, we heard about Apple (and Google) bringing the hammer down on developers who submitted Flappy Bird knockoffs to the App Store. A sure sign seemed to be the use of the word “Flappy” (I wonder why), although there might have been other considerations. Understandably, developers were frustrated and took to the Internet to Read more…

Apple Gets Biometric Headphone System Patent Granted

biometric headphone system
It won’t be normal if we don’t hear of at least one patent being granted to Apple in a week, right? Halfway through this week, we now hear about Apple getting approved for a biometric headphone system patent. Is Apple moving away from the smartwatch trend? I highly doubt it, considering all that we’ve heard Read more…

Apple Clams Down on “Flappy Apps”

Flappy Apps
The phenomenal rise and sudden “demise” of Flappy Bird was the talk of the town in recent weeks, and I have to admit that this was one of those cases where I remained totally oblivious – on purpose. While everyone was cursing the game developer and praising him (or the game) in one breath, I Read more…

Apple Opens First Latin American Store, Sells Most Expensive iPhone

Apple Store
A couple of days after the Hallmark holiday where expectations are at their peak – and thus disappointments as well – Apple opened its first store in the Latin American region. Its Rio de Janeiro store is the first ever official store in the area, and on top of that distinction, the store is also Read more…

New Cars Which Feature iPhone and iPod Compatibility

new cars
Editor’s Note: This post was written by Neal Bricker, who writes about new technology for a number of publications and websites. Lots of us love to drive with our favourite music playing along. Not so long ago, this would mean twiddling knobs to find a decent radio station. Then came cars with tape decks in them, and Read more…