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Apple needs wakeup call on security – ZDNet

According to Lyne, Sophos is unable to release antivirus software for the tablet because Apple restricts the types of applications that can run on the device. So the only way security vendors can offer protection is on jailbroken devices.

Apple Removed Hezbollah TV Streaming App (Updated) – YAHOO!

Apple has booted an application used by Hezbollah to stream its Al-Manar Lebanon-based satellite network from the iTunes store. A spokesman for the Anti-Defamation League told TheWrap that media monitors at his organization sent a letter to Apple last …

Taiwan school sues apple over Siri app – United Press International

TAIPAI, Taiwan, July 30 (UPI) — A university in Taiwan says it is suing Apple over iPhone’s Siri voice assistant app, saying it infringes a speech recognition patent the school filed in 2005. National Cheng Kung University says its patent … Continue reading

Santa Rosa Golf Club Launches Interactive Iphone App – YAHOO!

Florida based Santa Rosa Golf Club released their Iphone smartphone application today, available free for download from the Apple App store. Santa Rosa Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Florida based Santa Rosa Golf Club released their Iphone smartphone …

After Apple stops Russian hacker on iOS, he moves to Mac apps – Los Angeles Times

A Russian hacker who was stopped by Apple from allowing others to make illegal in-app purchases in iOS apps has given up trying to beat the company. But only in the mobile realm. Alexey Borodin has instead moved his focus … Continue reading

Worst Apps Ever? 8 Commonly Used Apps That Annoy Us To No End – Huffington Post

Is there an app you hoped would be revolutionary but only made you regret the day you downloaded it? Sound off in the comments section or tweet us at @HuffPostTech. Where did that little blue dot go?! When walking or … Continue reading

Why Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet Is Hotter Than Apple’s iPad – Forbes

It may not have all the apps, or some of the latest and greatest, that Apple has, but it’s got plenty. And some very nice ones, too, such as Flipboard and my current favorite, The Night Sky. * Almost forgot–it’s … Continue reading

Facebook Acqui-Hires Mac and iOS Developer Acrylic Software – TechCrunch

a personalized newspaper app for Mac ($9.99) and iPad, and Wallet, an app that lets you “sync, store and secure your digital life” for Mac and iOS. Both of these apps got a good amount of press when they launched, … Continue reading

Apple using UDID to track in-app purchases associated with hack –

Apple is continuing its fight against a Russian hacker supplying a way to download in-app purchases without paying. The company is now including a unique identifier in all in-app purchase receipts, according to MacRumors. Last week Russian …

Microsoft’s Office 15 intro comes without iPad flavor – CNET News

Microsoft is an active developer on Apple’s iPad, as well as the iPhone, though has focused most of its efforts on its Bing search tool. Of the 23 applications the company has developed for iOS, it only charges for one … Continue reading