New User Privacy Concerns for iPhones, iPads

By JDavis | 10/4/10 11:19 AM

As recently reported on The Register, a new report from Eric Smith at Pennsylvania's Bucknell University looks at privacy concerns in Apple's iOS -- used by their iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. The concerns are centered around Apple's Unique Device Identifier ("UDID"), a serial number present on these devices that can be collected by installed apps.

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Apple Security Breach Allows for Total Unauthorized iPhone Access

By JDavis | 8/2/10 2:18 PM

As reported on Gizmodo, an easily exploited security vulnerability has been discovered that affects all iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touches running iOS 3.1.2 and later, including the most recent iOS 4. All that's potentially necessary to render a device vulnerable to this breach is visiting an online PDF file--an extremely common occurrence. As reported on Gizmodo,

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iPod Your Hotrod

By JDavis | 4/5/10 10:17 AM

Often times, great advances in convenience technology come from the innovations of creative power-users. Let's not forget that the personal computer revolution came about in the sweaty garage of a teenaged Bill Gates. Enter David Phipps, an alarm system technician and muscle car enthusiast from Sherwood, Oregon, who in his own garage has devised a marvel of techno-wizardry that might soon become commonplace.

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