Tag Archive: Military

Apple to help the Pentagon develop high-tech military wearables

Apple is one of several companies and organizations teaming up with the Pentagon to develop high-tech wearables for the U.S. military. The $ 171 million project will be the combined effort of 162 different companies, universities, and other groups — including Apple, Boeing, Harvard, and more. Collectively brought together under the name FlexTech Alliance, the goal […][Read More…]

Good Samaritan returns lost iPhone for military widow

A Marine widow has had her stolen iPhone returned to her after revealing that it contained the text message and photos from her late husband, who was killed in a helicopter crash in Nepal. “This is probably the happiest I’ve been in the last three months,” said Haley Johnson after she recovered the handset. Johnson’s […][Read More…]

Why the Chinese military is frightened of the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is expected to do big things in China — with even the high-end Apple Watch Edition selling out within its first hour of preorders in the country — but one place the company’s debut wearable device won’t…Read more ›

Military Networks Will Be Ready For iPad, iPhone Use In About Two Weeks, Says Pentagon


You may remember a post I wrote a while back about the Pentagon’s plan to get mobile devices working on military networks, and how we were able to ascertain that yes, they were working on testing iPhones and iPads and no, they were not planning on jettisoning support for Blackberry devices.

According to Spencer Ackerman at Wired today, iPads will finally have passed the rigorous security review set out by the  [Read More…]

Chinese Military Releases Jailbreak App, Apple Can Do Nothing

The People’s Liberation Army (China’s unified military organization) released an application for the iPhone. No big deal right? Well its a jailbreak only app. The PLA in an effort to become more transparent about its operations (China, more transparent?) released an unauthorized jailbreak application along with complete instructions on how to install the app on the PLA’s official website. China has no plans to release the app through the App Store, and there’s no indication  [Read More…]