Posts under tag: iPhone
Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you’re going to make the switch, you won’t want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android’s cold robotic embrace. Here’s how to pack up everything you’ll need to bring to your new life in Apple’s walled garden.
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If you cast your mind back to high school physics, you might recall what’s dubbed the Grand Unified Theory — an attempt to explain how three of the primary forces of the unviverse were once a single, unified force. So you might call iOS 4.2 the “grand unification” release of iOS, as it at long last brings the iPad, the iPhone, and iPod touch under the same roof. (more…)
Attention students, staff, faculty, alumni and fans of the University of Oregon: Now there’s an app for that.
A free UO-themed application for the iPhone is now available for download from the Apple App Store.
The “UOregon” app features the latest news and campus events, class schedules, campus directory, photos and videos, a guide to the Week of Welcome, and the Oregon Marching Band playing “Mighty Oregon.” (more…)
Apple is bringing wireless printing to the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The company announced Wednesday the release of the AirPrint beta to its iOS development community.
The technology will allows developers to integrate wireless printing capabilities into their apps. (more…)
The iPhone 4 is the first to support 802.11n, which offers the highest Wi-Fi data rates and throughput. But it runs only on the crowded 2.4GHz band, and at one university, which is deploying hundreds of the new devices, that poses some big Wi-Fi challenges for IT. (more…)
Q: What is this all about?
A: It’s about a site called jailbreakme.com that enables you to Jailbreak your iPhones and iPads just by visiting the site.
Q: So what’s the problem?
A: The problem is that the site uses a zero-day vulnerability to execute code on the device.
Q: How does the vulnerability work?
A: Actually, it’s two vulnerabilities. First one uses a corrupted font embedded in a PDF file to execute code and the second one uses a vulnerability in the kernel to escalate the code execution to unsandboxed root.
As we suspected, there is no recall planned for the iPhone 4.
That’s according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Thursday afternoon.
Apple is holding a press conference on Friday morning to talk about the iPhone 4. There’s been much speculation regarding what Apple has planned, but it’s widely believed the company will address the growing outcry over the iPhone 4’s reported antenna problems.
The Journal added that detail as an update to its previous story which said that Apple engineers knew of the potential problems with the design of the iPhone 4, which inserts the antenna directly into the metal band running around the exterior of the device. (more…)