A lot of hay has been made about a purported "vulnerability" in iPhone that allows a malicious Web site to extract personal information and take control of the device from the a WiFi connection. I put "vulnerability" in quotes because it hasn't been publicly demonstrated yet.
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According to a MacRumors video (since removed at the request of Apple legal) the new iPod interface will look stylish and more graphical - but nothing like iPhone, as most have predicted. Most people figured that the next iPod would simply be iPhone, sans the phone part.
Yesterday was my first real test of taking my iPhone on the road. I had a long day of car travel and since I'd stopped charging my iPhone every night, electing instead to only charge it as needed, I was sure to need to charge it in the car.
A post on Apple's discussion forums sheds some light on two different touchscreen panels being shipped in iPhone. The two different panels (presumably made by different manufacturers) are indistinguishable when the backlight is off but that are, in fact, much different.
Rape.osx is an alleged worm that targets Mac OS X.
A couple of colleagues and I have been having a discussion about whether or not the iPhone is crippled. So, is the iPhone "crippled" by AT&T, as are most handsets?
Here are seven ways Apple could improve iPhone in software:1. WiFi Reception & FunctionalityWhen using WiFi, iPhone is amazing.
Now that the iPhone has been shipping for a couple of weeks you can expect a flood of accessories to appear. We've already discussed the case or no case debate, and I'm all about keeping my iPhone in a case.
The Wall Street Journal published a story this weekend about how blogging just turned 10 years old in which they give credit to Jorn Barger for starting the first blog in 1997. WSJ also mentions David Winer, father of Dave's Scripting News, and Cameron Barrett, who started CamWorld saying "by widespread consensus, 1997 is a reasonable point at which to mark the emergence of the blog as a distinct life-form.
One thing that I hear from a lot of people with iPhones is "I wish that it had (insert program here)."While I agree that the iPhone needs third party applications, or at least widgets, the void is being filled by an increasing amount of slick Web applications that run on iPhone's Safari browser.