Apple’s iOS devices have today been cleared for use on United States military networks by the Defense Department,Â BloombergÂ reports. The move comes after Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 and the latest devices from BlackBerry gained government clearance earlier this month.
The Defense Department said in a statement today that it has approved iOS devices â€” including the iPhone and the iPad â€” running Apple’s latest iOS 6 operating system. These will join the 41,000 [Read More...]
Rovio is gearing up to release its first new episode for their most recent hit, Angry Birds Star Wars. This new episode includes our favorite snowy planet Hoth, chock full of pig driven AT-AT walkers. The update is set to go live sometime tomorrow and should keep you Rebel Alliance Angry Birds lovers busy for a bit.
Angry Birds Star Wars is by far my favorite iteration of Angry Birds. The authentic [Read More...]
AT&T will make you change plan to use FaceTime over 3G/4G.
When Apple releases iOS 6 tomorrow, it will finally allow users to make FaceTime calls over 3G and 4G data connections. But AT&T has decided — unlike most other carriers — that it’s going to charge its customers extra to take advantage of the feature. Understandably, this has annoyed a lot of people.
So much so that the Free Press, Public [Read More...]
Sprint is looking to entice families (or individuals with numerous lines) away from their current carriers by offering an instant $ 400 store credit towards the purchase of “qualifying devices.” While that $ 400 is sure to catch your attention, it’s the “fine print” that caught mine. In order to receive this promo, you have to activate three or more lines on an Everything Data Share or Simply Everything Data plan — [Read More...]
Yet another new feature buried within iOS 6.
The iOS 6 beta has been available for four days now, but we’re still stumbling across new features that Apple didn’t mention during WWDC. One of those is the ability to receive government AMBER and emergency alerts automatically on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Buried within the Notifications settings for those in the United States is the ability to toggle “Government Alerts” for [Read More...]
The Jailbreak Developer Ryan Petrich has started working on a Notification Center tweak called CydiaBulletin. As you can see from the previous Screen shot, that the Cydia tweak has informed Petrich that a New version of Activator is available in the Cydia Store. You can navigate to Cydia through this notification. It’s nice having someone working on a tweak like this. There is no any ETA until now but it is believed that it [Read More...]
As the holiday season is nearing its end and tax season is about to begin, the folks over at Quicken are seeking to bring what appears to be a holiday gift that many Mac users will appreciate. The company has emailed users that it will finally begin to offer a version of Quicken that will run under Lion and Snow Leopard. Aaron Forth of the Inuit Personal Finance Group wrote the following to users in an [Read More...]