Tag Archives: ios

Apple statement on ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’

Apple: Security researchers have recently uncovered security issues known by two names, Meltdown and Spectre. These issues apply to all modern processors and affect nearly all computing devices and operating systems. All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time. Since exploiting many of these […]

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25 Coolest Things Apple’s Workflow App Can Do

Tom’s Guide: The Workflow app for iOS was always widely recognized as one of the platform’s most powerful apps. And now, it’s a part of the platform, after Apple bought Workflow and made the app available for free. Because of that, there’s never been a better time to give it a try. Here are 25 […]

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Gift Plan

I’ve been using a little iOS app for a few years to do all my gift planning and shopping. It’s called “Gift Plan,” and costs a mere buck ($1). This app is great; it does one thing and does it extremely well. It lets you keep track of everyone and every occasion for which you […]

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A Netflix for Books?

Peter Osnos writing at The Atlantic: Ultimately, that distinction is still very much up for grabs, but the leader so far among the start-ups seems to be Oyster, a company that launched its app last September for use on iOS devices (iPhones and iPads, with Android in development) and almost immediately was touted as a […]

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Nest Learning Thermostat is a Remarkable Device

Wow. Just wow. I follow the technology- and Apple-centric news sites and blogs, so of course I’ve been hearing about the Nest Learning Thermostat for a while. I really hadn’t given serious thought to getting one until about a week ago, when my home thermostat lost touch sensitivity on the middle third of the touch […]

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iOS 5 beta 2 is out

Didn’t see it yesterday evening, but Apple has released iOS 5 beta 2 for developers, along with Xcode 4 Developer Preview 2 and iTunes 10.5 beta 2. This comes as a relief to me, because despite the constant warning from Apple that “[t]his beta version of iOS should only be deployed on devices dedicated for […]

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Apple Q&A on Location Data

3. Why is my iPhone logging my location? The iPhone is not logging your location. Rather, it’s maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers around your current location

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WordPress for iOS

I must say, the WordPress for iOS app has really matured since I last used it (it was called WordPress for iPhone back then…).

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