Posts tagged "ios"

Shortsighted Federal Bureau of Investigation Considered Taking Apple to Court Over Encryption Fears

The shortsighted Federal Bureau of Investigation considered taking Apple to court due to their encryption capabilities built-in to iMessage, Facetime, and iOS devices: The clash with Cupertino was reportedly sparked by an investigation this summer — “involving guns and drugs” — in which a court order was obtained, demanding that Apple provide real time iMessages… Continue reading

Hacking Team Hack Reveals Why Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is a Security Nightmare

I know many techies have this innate urge to tweak things and feel constrained by what Apple brings to the table with stock iOS, so they opt to jailbreak their beloved iPhone for various reasons. What a lot of people do not realize is, now confirmed by the Hacking Team hack, is jailbreaking your iPhone… Continue reading

Inside China’s iPhone Jailbreaking Industrial Complex

Forbes has done some outstanding writing on their article about inside China’s iphone jailbreaking industrial complex: It was a bizarre trip hosted by an equally bizarre and secretive entity called TaiG (pronounced “tie-gee”), which flew the hackers to China to share techniques and tricks to slice through the defences of Apple’s mobile operating system in… Continue reading

iOS9 Maps Does Not Offer Transit Directions in Japan, WTF?

iOS9 does not offer any transit directions in Japan, quite possibly the country with the largest, most comprehensive, and best transit system in the world. If Google Maps can do it, WTF is Apple incapable of launching iOS9 w/support for Japanese public transportation?

Spark, Best New iOS Email App, Reviewed

Federico Viticco reviews Spark by Readdle, a brand new iOS email client aiming to help you enjoy your email experience yet again I’ve had a complicated relationship with email over the years. Part of the problem has been the Sisyphean effort of third-party apps that tried to modernize email: the more developers attempted to reinvent… Continue reading