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    WTB iPhone >= 7 for iOS App Development

    Hello [H]'ers - I'm getting into app development so I'm in the market for an iPhone testing device. The last iPhone I own was a 5 and it's just too old to test with. I'll consider a 6s if the price is right, but 7 is my target as it should last as a testing device for a good few years...
  2. cageymaru

    AMD Link Performance Monitoring App

    AMD has released new videos that show how to use the updated AMD Link app to monitor system performance. It now accepts voice commands such as "Hey Radeon" and "Show my FPS." Utilization is shown on-screen for metrics such as CPU, RAM, GPU, GPU VRAM usage and more. Data shown is fully...
  3. cageymaru

    Facebook Employees Panic After Apple Revokes the Company's Enterprise Certificate

    Thousands of Facebook employees have lost all access to internal iOS corporate apps because Apple has revoked the company's enterprise license that allows Facebook to develop apps outside of the Apple App Store for internal use only. This has caused widespread panic at the social media giant as...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Facebook Paid Teens to Test Even More Invasive Apps

    TechCrunch just posted a report claiming that Facebook paid teens to install a "VPN that spies on them" on Android and iOS devices. More specifically, the social media company has allegedly been paying users between the ages of 12 and 35 "up to $20 per month plus referral fees" to download the...
  5. AlphaAtlas

    Facetime Bug Let Others Hear Audio Before Picking Up

    9to5Mac reports that a major bug in FaceTime allowed anyone with an iDevice running iOS 12.1 or latter to call someone else with FaceTime, and hear audio from their end without the other person ever picking up. Apparently, all you have to do is type your own phone number to the "add person"...
  6. cageymaru

    Windows 10 Mobile Is Officially Dead

    Microsoft has officially signed the death certificate for Windows 10 mobile as it recently posted a "Windows 10 Mobile End of Support: FAQ." On December 10, 2019, "Windows 10 Mobile users are no longer eligible to receive new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free assisted support...
  7. cageymaru

    How to Stop Apps from Tracking Everywhere You Go

    Todd Haselton of CNBC has written a guide on how to disable location services for apps to keep them from tracking your location. His guide covers the iPhone and Android ecosystems. For example, there are options in the menus to completely disable location services or to only enable it for...
  8. cageymaru

    EPIC Games Announces Its Cross-Platform Online Services Roadmap for 2019

    Epic Games has announced its plans to implement free cross-platform online services into Unreal Engine and Unity. Over time these services will be free for all developers to mix and match with other solutions, and will be open to all engines, all platforms, and all stores. Epic Games has...
  9. cageymaru

    LG HomeBrew Craft Beer Making Machine Is Debuting at CES 2019

    LG has announced the unveiling of its LG HomeBrew craft beer making machine at CES 2019. The easy to use device utilizes single-use capsules to create up to 5 liters of craft beer in 2 weeks. The capsules contain all the malt, yeast, hop oil and flavoring needed to create a batch of craft beer...
  10. AlphaAtlas

    Google Rebrands Project Fi and Opens it to More Devices

    Project Fi, which previously only worked on a narrow selection of Android phones, has been rebranded to "Google Fi." The service now works on a wide range of phones from Apple, HTC, Samsung, Motorola, LG and others. However, Google still recommends that customers use phones that are "designed...
  11. cageymaru

    Apps Can Track Your Every Move Even After Uninstalling Them in iOS and Android

    The intentions of app developers are difficult to gauge sometimes. They can invent wonderful software that makes you wonder how you ever lived without it, or they can create privacy nightmares at the same time. Adjust, AppsFlyer, MoEngage, Localytics, and CleverTap are app developers that...
  12. cageymaru

    Big Star Labs Spyware Infected 11 Million Devices Before Removal from App Stores

    A Delaware company called Big Star Labs created multiple spyware applications and 11 million people downloaded them from the Google Play store as Google Chrome extensions and the Apple App Store as an ad-blocker. The apps ranged from mobile health club apps to speed boost utilities. The apps...
  13. cageymaru

    Fortnite Mobile Sales on iOS Exceed $2 Million Per Day

    Fortnite mobile sales on iOS have eclipsed the $2 million per day average according to Sensor Tower Store Intelligence estimates. This is since the release of Season 5 which saw a peak of $3 million in sales on July 13th. The net result of the increased spending by mobile gamers is that the...
  14. DooKey

    Ark: Survival Evolved Launches F2P Version for iOS and Android

    If you like riding and fighting dinos as well as building bases out in the middle of nowhere then you might want to try the latest version of Ark: Survival Evolved that's coming out F2P on iOS and Android. This game has been out on the PC for quite some time now and those of you that like mobile...
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    Microsoft Edge Now Available on iOS and Android

    Microsoft has announced today that Microsoft Edge is now available for free on the Apple Store and the Google Play Store. The mobile versions allow you to share favorites, reading lists, and passwords across all your devices, and is available a few languages, including 5 versions of English for...
  16. DooKey

    Google Believes Android is as Secure as iOS

    Google has released their fourth annual Android security report and they believe their OS is as secure as iOS. According to the report, one of the things that makes Android secure is their use of machine learning to find malware within the Play store. Additionally, every year they have been...
  17. FrgMstr

    Fortnite on iOS Tests

    I know how bad I suck at Fortnite when playing on a full keyboard and mouse, I can only imagine how bad I would be at Fortnite on an iPhone. However, you will likely be in a Fortnite universe only populated by other iOS players, so there is that. I do not however see Fornite on iOS being a big...
  18. R

    Android Tops iOS in Loyalty Survey

    Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, LLC. or CIRP has released new research that finds that Android users are more loyal to their platform that iOS users. They survey of 500 people shows that Android has a 91% loyalty rate while iOS loyalty is at 86%, which is as high as the research company...
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    Microsoft is Bringing Cortana to Outlook for iOS and Android

    The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is planning on integrating Cortana into Outlook mobile. The article states that the integration is currently being tested internally by Microsoft, and will allow people to listen and respond to email using their voice. If feedback from the internal testing...
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    Vulkan Now Available on macOS By MoltenVK Being Open-Sourced

    Phoronix is reporting that as of today, Vulkan is available on Apple's iOS and macOS platforms. While not officially supported by Apple, thanks to an arrangement with Valve, the MoltenVK library to run Vulkan on iOS/OSX is being open sourced under the Apache 2.0 license and available to all...
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    Apple's Plans For Delaying Features To Focus On Security Detailed

    Last month we reported on how Apple plans to delay new iOS features to instead focus on security and performance. Today Bloomberg has detailed some of the upcoming plans. Instead of keeping to an annual schedule, Apple plans to focus on the next two years of iOS updates. While there will still...
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    Apple Delays New iOS Features to Focus On Stability

    In a report today, Apple is changing it's 2018 strategy for iOS in order to focus on performance and quality issues. Software head Craig Federighi announced the revised plan to employees at a meeting earlier this month, planning to make iPhones more responsive and less prone to issues. The...
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    iPhone Users WIll Be Able to Turn Off Performance Throttling

    Apple CEO TIm Cook has stated in an interview that an upcoming iOS update will give users more information on the health of their devices battery. More importantly the update will give users the option to disable the CPU throttling to maintain normal CPU performance, but will be at risk of...
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    New "Text Bomb" Can Crash Or Hang Messages And Safari In iOS And macOS

    Apple Insider is reporting that a new malicious link can cause Messages and Safari to crash or hang in iOS and macOS. The website seems to exploit a bug or a non-optimized rendering process for OpenGraph page titles by creating an excessively long tag. When Messages attempts to render a preview...
  25. FrgMstr

    Apple App Store Revenue Climbs 33% Year Over Year

    The sheer scale of the revenue is astounding and some of the comparisons are extremely impressive. The revenue of Apple's App Store rose from $20B in 2016 to $26.5B in 2017. To put that kind of revenue into perspective, which I suggest us mere mortals will have a hard time doing, the App...
  26. DooKey

    Apple Releases Mitigations to Meltdown for iOS, macOS, and tvOS

    Apple has confirmed that all Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. At this time they have released mitigations to iOS 11.2, mac OS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2 to mitigate the risk of Meltdown on those OS. They plan to release mitgations in the coming days...
  27. DooKey

    iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access to Smart Accessories

    Apple recently discovered a zero-day vulnerability to their HomeKit framework that would allow accessories like locks to be accessed remotely. The good news is they have applied a server fix that stops this, but the bad news is you're going to lose some functionality until next week. I have to...
  28. DooKey

    Coinbase App Reaches the Top of the Apple App Charts in US Store

    With bitcoin surging in price over the last couple of weeks it looks like everyone and his brother is trying to jump on board while the jumping is good. As a result the Coinbase app has jumped to the top of the download charts in the US Apple Store. All of this even though Coinbase continues...
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    Turning Off Wi-Fi And Bluetooth In iOS 11's Control Center Doesn't Actually Turn Off Wi-Fi or BT

    Using the iPhone Control Center in iOS 11 to toggle off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth doesn't actually turn them off, and security researchers aren't happy. Instead when toggling the buttons in the Control Center the deice will disconnect from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth accessories. While this may sound like a...
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    The iOS 11 Thread

    EDIT: Major feature update today. 11.1 (October 31st) https://www.macrumors.com/2017/10/31/apple-releases-ios-11-1-with-new-emoji/ I'm assuming that this is to coincide with the press gaining access to their iPhone X's and wanting to have maximum features launched with it. Still everyone...
  31. R

    Apple Refuses To Enable iPhone Emergency Settings That Could Save Lives

    Apple keeps ignoring requests to enable a feature called Advanced Mobile Location (AML) in iOS. Enabling AML would give emergency services extremely accurate locations of emergency calls made from iPhones, dramatically decreasing response time. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA)...
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    Sega Releases Classic Games Free On Mobile

    Sega has released it's "Sega Forever" service on iOS and Android, making nearly every Sega game available for free. The program is ad-supported, with the option to purchase games for $1.99 to remove them. While there is a limited number of games on the service now, Sega is planning to release...
  33. Zarathustra[H]

    Apple Claims WikiLeaks’ CIA Vault 7 'Dark Matter' iOS And Mac Exploits Are Outdated

    ...and Wikileaks doesn't quite agree. As we reported when the CIA Wikileaks Vault 7 dump first broke, the dump contained several exploits for various Apple devices. In fact, CIA has a team dedicated solely to iOS devices. Apple is claiming that all of these exploits are outdated and no longer...
  34. cageymaru

    OSVR Cardboard: Play OSVR compatible VR PC games using a Google Cardboard.

    OSVR Cardboard lets you play OSVR compatible virtual reality PC games using a Google Cardboard viewer. https://nourish.je/projects/osvr-cardboard/ Seems to need Nvidia and IOS app. OSVR Cardboard is an iOS app, based on the open source Moonlight game streaming project, which acts as an...
  35. D

    CSPortable

    Are there any if you guys here playing CSportable its counter strike on mobile available on Android,IOS and Web player
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    Best iOS App for Document Scanning

    i'm looking best scanning ios app for my iPhone. Any one please suggest me.
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    Dropbox for iOS

    Do you use Dropbox on iOS? Why or why not? If so, do you like it?
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    Apple ID and iOS app security on questionable Wi-Fi networks

    Has anyone here developed any techniques for safely using iOS on public Wi-Fi networks? Here's a more specific scenario: Let's assume one has an iPod touch to use on one's secure home network (for banking and shopping at home) and on publicly available networks (for anonymous browsing when one...
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