Apple seeds iOS5.0.1 to 'lucky few' end users

GMANews.TV - 10 Nov, 2011
After seeding a beta of an update to its iOS 5 operating system to developers, Apple Inc. has started seeding the update to a few selected end-users, an enthusiast site reported late Wednesday. Enthusiast site 9to5mac.com said the lucky few who got the ...

New iOS 5.0.1 Update ?Nothing Short of Amazing?

Wired News - 10 Nov, 2011
Good news if you're one of the iOS 5 users who suffers from crippled battery life: Most early reports are showing that iOS 5.0.1 fixes the problem completely. “Frankly the difference is nothing short of amazing,” said Wired ...

Apple shares hit hard by reports of production cuts

CNNMoney - 10 Nov, 2011
Rumors of a slowdown in iPhone 4S sales called "off base." iPad may be a different story [UPDATE: As several readers pointed out, Apple's share price was also hit, along with the rest of the market, ...

Bug in iOS 'that allows hackers to bypass App Store' sours Apple's reputation ...

Daily Mail - 10 Nov, 2011
By Daily Mail Reporter A dangerous bug in Apple's mobile operating system has been discovered, potentially allowing hackers to take control of iPhone and iPad apps. Photos and contacts could be accessed and stolen - and expensive text messages could be ...

Apple Bans Researcher For Disclosing iOS Bug

InformationWeek - 10 Nov, 2011
Miller, if you don't know, is easily the most famous and successful security researcher for the Mac and iOS platforms. Miller has won many awards for his research and found many important vulnerabilities in Apple's software. ...

Consumer Reports lauds Apple's iPhone 4S after antenna change

Computerworld - 10 Nov, 2011
Computerworld - Consumer Reports magazine yesterday put Apple's iPhone 4S on its recommended list, saying that unlike the smartphone's predecessor, the new model doesn't suffer from a design flaw. The recommendation of the iPhone 4S, ...

Consumer Reports Recommends IPhone After Apple Fixes Antenna

San Francisco Chronicle - 10 Nov, 2011
Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Consumer Reports is recommending the new iPhone 4S after Apple Inc. fixed an antenna glitch that left the magazine unwilling to endorse the previous model. The iPhone 4S, released last month, doesn't have the same reception ...

Report: Apple Has No Plans to Add Siri to Older iPhones

PC Magazine - 10 Nov, 2011
Since Apple debuted the iPhone 4S with Siri voice controls, there has been speculation as to whether or not Apple will add the feature to older iPhones, but a report from iOS developer Michael Steeber has squashed those rumors for the ...

Apple: Siri is not coming to older devices

CNN - 10 Nov, 2011
Although hackers have modded Siri for other devices, Apple says the feature will remain exclusive to the iPhone 4S. (CNN) -- Smartphone owners hoping to talk to their iPhone 4 or 3GS about the weather, their schedule or the meaning ...

Apple says 'no plans' to bring Siri to older devices

Washington Post - 10 Nov, 2011
Responding to the queries of Cult of Mac's Michael Steeber, Apple said it currently has “no plans” to add Siri support to older devices. Steeber got word from someone who contacted Apple through a bug report, pitching the idea that people would pay for ...

China Mobile to Apple: iPhone deal will cost you

CNET (blog) - 10 Nov, 2011
Around the world, there is no wireless carrier more important than China Mobile. Apple knows that. The only issue is, it can't get a deal done to bring its iPhone to the carrier's service. ...

Expert expelled after exposing Apple flaw

Stuff.co.nz - 10 Nov, 2011
Apple expelled a highly regarded cybersecurity expert from one of its developers' programs, stripping him of rights to build software for iPads and iPhones after he publicly demonstrated a flaw in its iOS operating system. The electronics giant took ...

Slower iPhone 4S demand making Apple rethink supply orders?

CNET (blog) - 10 Nov, 2011
Apple has asked parts and components suppliers to delay their fourth-quarter shipments to the first quarter of 2012 due to lower-than-expected demand for the iPhone 4S, Digitimes is reporting. ...

Apple Reportedly Tells iPhone Parts Makers To Delay Shipments

Forbes - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
Apple has told iPhone 4S parts suppliers to delay part of their calendar Q4 shipments into the first quarter “as sales of the iPhone 4S have not been as strong as those concluded in the pre-sales period,” according to DigiTimes, noting that the ...

Apple wants devs to sandbox all apps by March 2012

GMANews.TV - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
To keep apps for Mac OS X as free from malware as possible, Apple Inc. wants app developers to sandbox their works starting March. In an announcement to registered developers, Apple said all apps submitted to the Mac App Store should implement ...

Rogue iPhone app banned from iTunes store

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
An iPhone app that secretly gathered user data was approved and published in Apple's iTunes App Store. By Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) The app, called InstaStock, was created by a security expert to expose a security flaw in Apple's ...

Consumer Reports recommends Apple's new iPhone 4S

Chicago Tribune - ‎Nov 9, 2011‎
Consumer Reports is sending a clear signal on the iPhone 4S " the consumer-ratings group likes Apple's new phone better than its predecessor, the iPhone 4. Consumer Reports recommended the 4S on Tuesday, saying it "performed very well in our tests. ...

iPhone 4S gets thumbs up from Consumer Reports

Times of India - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Consumer Reports gave a thumbs up to Apple's new iPhone after declining to recommend the previous model because of reception problems. WASHINGTON: Consumer Reports, the influential magazine for product reviews, gave a thumbs up to Apple's new iPhone ...

Apple muting Siri on older devices?

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
An exchange with Apple over a suggested iOS build for older devices that would include Siri. Apple has no current plans to make the Siri voice assistant available on older iOS devices, ...

Siri not planned for older Apple devices

Moneycontrol.com - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
One definitely won't miss out mentioning 'Siri', while talking about the features of the recently launched iPhone 4S. This most celebrated feature of the latest 'i' device has been creating quite a stir in the tech terrain and speculated to even reach ...

Microblog insights==Nov 8

China Daily - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Bookings to reserve the Hong Kong version of Apple Inc's iPhone 4S opened on Nov 4 but the stock soon ran out. The price for a 16G iPhone 4S is HK$5088 ($654.92) and for 32G it is HK$5888 ($757.89). Each customer could place an order for as many as 10 ...

With EasyPay, Apple Makes It Easier To Spend Your Money For Its Products

Forbes - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Apple made it easier Tuesday for Apple customers to buy Apple products with a new feature, called EasyPay, built into the latest version of its Apple Store mobile app. Using Apple's updated app, IPhone 4 and iPhone 4S users will be able to use their ...

Apple Releases iOS 5.0.1 With Battery Fix to Select Users

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
A select few iOS 5 users have received the latest iOS 5 update, which fixes a battery-draining bug, according to 9to5 Mac. Apple's iOS 5.0.1 was released to those in the AppleSeed program, which provides test, pre-release software ...

Apple sees rise in iPhone 4S audio bug reports

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Some of us are perfectly happy with the iPhone 4S " but it's starting to feel like we're in the minority. First came “yellowgate” " reports of users who were seeing a golden tint on their screens. Next came “batterygate“; as Apple eventually admitted, ...

Apple Delivers Early iOS 5 Bug Fix to Some Lucky Users

Wired News - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
iOS 5 users got many improvements to their iOS experience, but some also got a few bugs with the package. Image: Brian X. Chen/Wired.com Much to the chagrin of Apple, the recent release of iOS 5 didn't go off without a hitch. ...

Apple Punishes Researcher Charlie Miller For Finding Potential Security Flaw

Huffington Post - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Apple revoked Charlie Miller's developer license after he released an app that could download malware onto iPhones and iPads. In the cybersecurity world, most hackers fall into two categories. "Black hats" exploit flaws to cause chaos. ...

Apple seeds iOS 5.0.1 to end users for battery testing

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Apple has begun seeding iOS 5.0.1 to select end users to begin battery testing, according to a report from 9to5Mac. Specifically the early release of the iOS update is going to users who explained battery ...

Consumer Reports gives nod to iPhone 4S

msnbc.com - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
The iPhone 4S "doesn't suffer the reception problem" of its older sibling, the iPhone 4, Consumer Reports said Tuesday, which has put Apple's phone back on its "recommended" list after more than a year of being off it because of the ...

iPhone 4S gets Consumer Reports blessing, not tops though

The Seattle Times (blog) - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
The influential Consumer Reports ratings team finally gave Apple's latest iPhone its blessing, adding the iPhone 4S to a list of "recommended" smartphones. Consumer Reports declined to recommend the previous model, the iPhone 4, because of an antenna ...

Report: iOS 5 Powers 38 Percent of iPhones

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 8, 2011‎
Less than a month after Apple rolled out iOS 5, the updated operating system powers nearly 40 percent of iPhones, according to a new report. According to Chitika Insights, iOS 5 is loaded on 38 percent of iPhones, 30 percent of iPads, ...

 

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