A new security bug discovered by Karam Daoud and reported by Forbes allows anyone to make a phone call from the lockscreen of an iPhone running iOS 7. The hack takes advantage of a flaw in the emergency calling system that lets you make phone calls to 911 when you are in trouble
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are adopting iOS 7 at an amazingly fast rate, says a report by Chitika. The report claims that after 48 hoursÂ almost 32% of its measured iOS web traffic is now coming from devices running iOS 7. This skyrocketing jump beats out iOS 6, which only climbed to 24.7% in its first two days of availability and took three days to cross the 30% threshold.
The iPhone 5s and 5c launch in less than 24 hours from now, which means you are likely thinking long and hard about buying your next iPhone. Besides which iPhone model you want to buy, the next most important question you need to ask yourself is which carrier should I choose. Some of you are not going to switch as you have too many friends and family on the same network. Many of you, though, want the coverage that suits your needs and are willing to switch if the fit is right. Read on as we compare each major carrier in the US and discuss their coverage options.
Paul Stamatiou has penned an essay titled “Android is better” that’s now widely being circulated across the internets. Who is Paul? According to his bio, he created three start-ups before finally becoming an “Experience Designer” for Twitter. I have zero doubt in my mind that this guy is extremely intelligent based on his prose, but I fundamentally think his statement is wrong.
Apple randomly signing iOS 6.0.x firmware, allowing users to downgrade and re-jailbreak [Update: Signing Window closed]
iPhone’sÂ â€śPersonal Hotspotâ€ť lets you share your cellular data connection over Wi-Fi by creating a network that other devices can join. If you want to connect to the Wi-Fi Hotspot, then you may have noticed that you need to enter a password that is auto-generated by iOS. A group of researchers have noticed that these auto-generated passwords are too weak, and can be cracked in less than a minute.
Iâ€™ve been using the Neat app on iOS for some time, and Iâ€™ve found that I generally use it more often than my NeatDesk scanner. The ability to scan my receipts and business cards while at events is far more efficient than holding on to them all in a semi-organized fashion until I get home. The original Neat mobile app, coupled with Neatâ€™s NeatCloud service, has really helped me adopt a paperless lifestyle far better than any other suite of apps.