Apple removes jailbreak detection API, hacker adds ASLR security

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It’s pretty clear that Steve Jobs and the rest of the team in Cupertino aren’t exactly fans of people who go around jailbreaking iOS devices. They’d much rather you stay inside the confines of the controlled Apple ecosystem. Strangely enough, though, Apple has decided to pull the jailbreak detection API for its afforded options.

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Angry Birds stats are in, 12 million copies sold, 30 million downloads

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re probably pretty familiar with some birds being flung through the air and some pigs stealing eggs from said birds. Rovio has really created quite the phenomenon with Angry Birds, but where are the hard numbers outlining its success? Well, some of those numbers just came in and they’re pretty darn impressive.

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iOS 4.2 developers experience Wi-Fi issues, iPad update delayed

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The iOS 4.2 release we were expecting to roll out today for the iPad has hit a wall. According to developers on Apple’s own discussion boards, there has been Wi-Fi connectivity issues where a 4.2 iPad would disconnect or not connect at all to the Internet after establishing a connection. No Internet on the iPad is a bad thing.

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Apple’s iOS Update: Pre-release rumors

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One thing that all of us do quite frequently (though some do it less frequently than others) is printing – documents, photos and what not! Apple users are perhaps expecting a treat coming their way as far as printing is concerned, and if rumors are anything to go by, the next software update for iOS will feature wireless printing, for not just iPad but even iPhone and iPod Touch.

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Apple extends FaceTime video chat to Mac computers

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Apple announced during its “Back to Mac” event earlier today that FaceTime is indeed bound for the Mac and the beta version is available for download right now. Video chatting isn’t exactly anything new, on both mobile devices and especially on a full computer, but Apple wants to sell it to us on the novelty factor.

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Android gets Angry Birds game for free (not a demo)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’ve probably noticed that Angry Birds is one of the most popular games today on the iPhone and the iPad. You fling birds with a giant slingshot. What isn’t there to like? Well, now Android devices can get into the slinging action and, better still, they can do it for free.

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limera1n jailbreak out for iOS 4.1

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In a never ending game of cat and mouse, a new iOS 4.1 exploit has surfaced, although this version has come from a different crew than we are typically accustomed to and may have some unwanted side effects. Geohot came literally out of nowhere and released limera1n, a bootrom-level jailbreak for the iPhone3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch 3G/4G, iPad, and technically the AppleTV 2G.

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Apple iOS overtakes Sony PSP in mobile gaming

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Gaming purists scoffed when Apple enthusiasts proclaimed that the Apple iPhone and iPod touch were not only viable mobile gaming platforms, they said that they could be even more popular than conventional gaming handhelds. That claim has now come to fruition with the increasing popularity of Apple’s iOS products.

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Google VP approves of Apple’s new iPhone dev agreement

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Just as there are ads all over our televisions and our computers, the same is increasingly true of our smartphones. Apple has just updated its iPhone Developer Program License Agreement to clarify a few concerns and it looks like the guys and gals at Google like what’s been done.

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