Posts tagged "location services"

Privacy-Boosting iOS 4.3.3/4.2.8 Released

In the sticker-filled, info-endowed fallout of “locationgate” comes an iOS update. Today’s update reduces the extent of the “iOS crowd-sourced location database cache,” thereby providing a little extra privacy to your whereabouts. Full update notes: This update contains changes to the iOS crowd-sourced location database cache including: – Reduces the

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Verizon to Alert Customers of Location Tracking With Stickers

In an “honesty is the best policy” sort-of compliance move, Verizon Wireless has plans to include stickers alerting customers of devices that constantly track a user’s location. As has been recently discovered then officially revealed by Apple, the iPhone would be included in the collection of devices since it does

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Apple Releases iPhone Configuration Utility 2.0 [Update: Also Publishes 85-Page Guide]

Those of you in the IT business might be interested to know that Apple has released iPhoen Configuration Utility 2.0 for Mac OS X and Windows. The utility lets system administrators create, maintain, encrypt and push configuration profiles for multiple iPhones within a business.


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Joining Wi-Fi Networks With Non-Typable Passwords

The iPhone's virtual keyboard has quite a few tricks up its sleeve, but one thing it can't do is type a grave accent mark without a letter (a ` or backtick to all you programmers out there). So while 99% of you probably don't care, it can be a problem for those who need to enter the backtick for a Wi-Fi password. Thankfully, there is a way to get around non-typable passwords using the iPhone Configuration Utility.


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