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Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Apple provides information about iOS Diagnostic Capabilities to address ‘backdoor’ concerns

Earlier this week, forensic scientist and iPhone jailbreak expert Jonathan Zdziarski had raised concerns over the so-called backdoor services included in iOS that could make data collection easier for both the iPhone maker and government agencies. 

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Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Google now identifies Flash content in search results on iOS and Android

Apple continues to maintain it stance against supporting Adobe Flash on iOS devices, choosing instead to focus on HTML5 and other modern web technologies. Nevertheless, there are still several Flash-based video players and other web elements littered across the web. When a mobile user accesses these pages, there is a blank space or large portion of the website missing. 

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Popular jailbreak hackers comex and cmwdotme release tool to emulate iOS and Android in a browser

Popular jailbreak hackers comex and cmwdotme release tool to emulate iOS and Android in a browser

JailbreakMe developer Nicholas Allegra aka comex, who joined Apple and later Google, is now working with another iOS hacker Chris Wade aka cmwdotme on a new virtualising tool to simulate iOS and Android in the web browser.

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250 new emojis are likely coming soon to an iOS or Android device near you

250 new emojis are likely coming soon to an iOS or Android device near you

Upwards of 250 new emojis were introduced as part of the latest Unicode Standard, version 7.0, which was announced today by the Unicode Consortium. The new characters are said to mostly be based on characters commonly found in the “Wingdings” and “Webdings” fonts.

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Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana, which was announced as part of Windows Phone 8.1 in April, might be making its way to iOS and Android if a recent report is to be believed. The voice assistant from the Redmond, Washington company is intended to be a competitor to the likes of Siri and Google Now, but it appears that competition could potentially heat up if these rumors turn out to be true.

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Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Earlier this week, Apple launched the eight major release of iOS, the company’s highly popular mobile operating system, that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iOS has undergone some huge changes since it was introduced in 2007 as “iPhone OS”, and a new 5-minute video highlights all these changes.

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Apple unveils HealthKit and Health app for iOS 8-based health management

Apple unveils HealthKit and Health app for iOS 8-based health management

Apple today announced its iOS health initiative that will allow iOS owners to analyze important health-related information on their iOS device. The new HealthKit API and companion Health app are designed to make it easy for consumers to monitor their health by bringing together data from wearable sensors, apps and other sources.

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Apple announces QuickType, a smarter, faster way to type on your iPhone

Apple announces QuickType, a smarter, faster way to type on your iPhone

Apple has announced QuickType, a new feature shipping with iOS 8 that lets you reply to text messages and emails, as well as edit documents faster using a smarter new keyboard.

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Apple announces Handoff: AirDrop now works between iOS and OS X

Apple announces Handoff: AirDrop now works between iOS and OS X

Apple has announced a huge new feature for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite called Handoff, which allows Macintosh laptops and iOS devices to communicate in ways previously not possible. The feature lets you share things like documents, email, and even phone calls between devices, making for an even more seamless experience.

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How to find your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s IMEI number

How to find your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s IMEI number

It’s handy to have your IMEI number stored someplace safe in case you ever lose your phone or tablet. This 16-digit number (known as an International Mobile Equipment Identity number) is a unique identifier for every device that connects to a mobile network with a SIM card, and it allows carriers to blacklist the device if it goes missing.

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