Browsing posts tagged: iPhone
Is the iPhone boring?

Is the iPhone boring as of late? This Slate column thinks so. If you have an irrational loyalty to Apple, you might well demand, What more do you want out of the iPhone? It’s a legitimate question, and I’ll concede that it’s a bit churlish to ding a gadget because it’s already so great that […]

Cydia Founder Demonstrates Jailbreaking Features

App store alternative that still allows access to the App Store. Via 9to5Mac: It is estimated that one in ten iPhones out there are jailbroken. That is, their software is modified to run apps Apple doesn’t want you to know about. For the vast majority of remaining 90 percent, however, jailbreaking is a borderline underground […]

iPhones Collect Location Data

From the WSJ: Apple, meanwhile, says it “intermittently” collects location data, including GPS coordinates, of many iPhone users and nearby Wi-Fi networks and transmits that data to itself every 12 hours, according to a letter the company sent to U.S. Reps. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) last year. Apple didn’t respond to requests […]