Tag Archive: Mine


iPhone recycling is Apple’s latest gold mine

If this whole computer and smartwatch thing doesn’t work out, Apple could have a prosperous future in iPhone recycling. The company released its annual environmental report today, which covers 2015. While the whole thing is pretty interesting, we really started paying attention at the part where the company shared how much material its recycling initiative […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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This War of Mine brings the horrors of conflict to your iPad

Phenomenal survival game, This War of Mine, is now available on your iPad (and select Android tablets). The team did a fantastic job of creating the atmosphere of war from the perspective of the civilian’s caught up in it. The… Read more ›

Mine bitcoins on your iPhone in Bitcoin Billionaire

One of my favorite games for the iPhone is Game Dev Story, an adorable and addictive game by Kairosoft that puts the player in the role of managing a team of video game developers. Something about Noodlecake Games’s upcoming title,… Read more ›

iPhone App For the Revolution: Land Mine Locator

Click the image to open in full size. I’m not sure this in the App Store or Cydia yet, but Harvard researchers are developing smartphone applications to assist in the detecting of landmines. In 2008 nearly 5,000 people died because of landmines despite 500,000 landmines being properly removed. To help curb these statistics Harvard researchers are developing the pattern enhancement tool for assisting land mine sensing or PETALS. Land mine detection technology hasn’t changed much  [Read More…]

iFiasco is a Forensic Gold Mine

Click the image to open in full size. In all of the fervor surrounding the latest iFiasco a small detail seems to be lost on most of the reporting public, including myself: the discovery of the tracking file is old hat. Sean Morrissey and Alex Levinson, two specialists in the field of forensics wrote a book “iOS Forensic Analysis,” wherein they describe how to view the consolidated.db file. The book was published December 5th, 2010.  [Read More…]