20 Killer New Features in iOS 5

20 Killer New Features in iOS 5
iOS 5 is bringing more than 200 new features to your iPhone, iPod, and iPad, many of which haven’t been revealed yet by Apple. Here are the 20 best features we do know about. Read more…

Is iOS 5 a Game-Changer?

Is iOS 5 a Game-Changer?
So… iOS 5. When it was first shown off, I was left a bit underwhelmed. It’s just a collection of (granted, a whole lot of) small upgrades and enhancements, rather than an entirely new version of an operating system. It’s got some nice functionality enhancements. But to me, it feels more like an incremental upgrade Read more…

Free Apps of the Day

Free Apps of the Day
Today’s batch of free apps “for a limited time” includes a heap of popular games, several music apps, some art apps, a high-quality medical reference app, and more. Get ‘em now while they’re free! Read more…

Apple Fixes Location Security Concerns

Apple Fixes Location Security Concerns
iOS 4.3.3 is out, and if you’ve been all hot and bothered about this location-tracking business, you’ll want to download it via iTunes right away. Here’s what it does: Read more…

The Deal With iPhone Tracking

The Deal With iPhone Tracking
News yesterday made rounds that iPhones have been storing location data and when extracted can give a near precise reading of where you’ve been since installing the iOS 4.0 update. Users and even a senator are raising concern about the issue. The tracking data uses cell tower triangulation over GPS so the information collected by Read more…

Updates Galore For Safari, Snow Leopard, Lion and iOS

Updates Galore For Safari, Snow Leopard, Lion and iOS
Apple recently released a slew of updates for Safari, OS X and iOS. Snow Leopard and Safari The updates for Safari, Leopard and Snow Leopard are modest but contain the latest security fixes. Safari is updated to version 5.0.5 which patches Webkit vulnerabilities. Apple also released the Security Update 2011-002 for all version of Leopard Read more…

Big Cable Networks Bring Down The Hammer On iPads

Big Cable Networks Bring Down The Hammer On iPads
Of all companies to create an amazing iPad App that turns the cable landscape on its head, Time Warner didn’t appear to be the likely hero. Unexpectedly the cable provider released an iPad App that streams channels as long as you’re a paying Time Warner subscriber. The App launched to much fanfare for being able Read more…

A Hardware Free WWDC – No iPhone Until Fall/Early 2011?

A Hardware Free WWDC - No iPhone Until Fall/Early 2011?
Apple recently announced the dates — Monday, June 6 through Friday, June 10 — for its World Wide Developer Conference earlier today and already rumors the iPhone 5 will not be announced this summer is making rounds. This may be the first hardware-less WWDC as Apple opts to focus on Software. Rumors sprang up over Read more…

The Future Of iOS: AirPlay Everywhere

Apple may have big plans for AirPlay this year: making it available everywhere. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple may be licensing AirPlay to third parties. Right now device makers pay $4 per audio device for AirPlay support. That could change when Apple licenses AirPlay on a much larger scale. It seems like a natural Read more…

Why Web Apps Aren’t Fast In iOS 4.3: Security

Why Web Apps Aren't Fast In iOS 4.3: Security
One of the most anticipated features in iOS 4.3 is Safari’s new Nitro JavaScript engine which gives web Apps massive performance gains. However, some criticized Apple for delegating which Apps can access the faster engine and are blaming the decision on a marketing ploy to drive App Store sales. This couldn’t be farther from the Read more…