"Today at Where 2.0 Pete Warden and I will announce the discovery that your iPhone, and your 3G iPad, is regularly recording the position of your device into a hidden file. Ever since iOS 4 arrived, your device has been storing a long list of locations and time stamps. We're not sure why Apple is gathering this data, but it's clearly intentional, as the database is being restored across backups, and even device migrations. "
Charlie Miller kept his Pwn2Own winning streak intact with another successful hack of an Apple product.
During the latest Apple Special Event of March 2011, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new features and products. One of those masterpieces is a new option called “Personal Hotspot”. This new functionality transforms your iPhone into a Wireless Access Point, so that you can share your 3G connections. This will be released in few days with the next iPhone update (iOS 4.3).
This year at RSA 2011 the conference has made things a little easier. Rather than lugging around a large printed schedule (which they still provide) they now have an app.
More than half of all iPhone apps collect and share a unique code that could be used to track users without their knowledge, according to a recent study.
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