According to Wall Street Journal, Apple was aware of a security issue in iPhone that the German Federal Office for Information Security warned earlier, and will issue a fix made available by customers in an upcoming software update.
The security hole is present when users tried to view PDF files on an iPhone, which give attackers an opportunity to infect the device by gaining administrative right of the phone. Once the device got infected, attackers may read and exploit confidential information, even phone calls might be intercepted. ...<Read more>
Samsung drops separate lawsuit against Apple in the U.S., but defense and lawsuit in other regions continues.
Samsung Electronics Co. has dropped the patent infringement law suit against Apple in the U.S., originally filed in response to Apple's similar complaint filed in California. The dismissal doesn't mean the lawsuit is over, yet Samsung Electronics has converted the claim into counterclaim, seeking to defend its patent rights with streamlined legal process.
On the same day, Samsung also filed its answer, affirmative defenses and counterclaims to Apple's complaint in the district court, alleging the Samsung Galaxy Series infringing several intellectual property rights of Apple. ...<Read more>
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According to a recent study by comScore, using their new service reporting on digital traffic by device, iPad is contributing more than 89% of tablet traffic across all markets. iPad has highest contribution of total non-computer device traffic (33.5%) in Canada, which accounts for around 95% of total tablet traffic in the country. Also, although iPad only contributed 11.3% of non-computer internet traffic in Japan, iPad was grabbing almost all tablet traffic of the country, given that several tablet devices were actually launched in the Japanese market. ...<Read more>
It looks like the hit game Final Fantasy Tactics is finally making it's way to the iPad and iPhone. Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of Lions will be out on the app store sometime between the end of June and the middle of July.
This is the PSP version that was released a few years after the 1997 Playstation 1 hit. This version has better graphics, better translations to English, and cut scenes that have been hand drawn by some of Japans best artists.
This game is scheduled to come out on the iPhone first and then be made available to iPad users a bit later. It would seem that it isn't a universal application.
As of yet, there hasn't been a set price released for this title.
Sony has announced an autumn 2011 release of a tablet computer which will directly compete with the Apple iPad 2. The company is confident the device will have high appeal in all markets despite its late arrival, which is due to an upgrade to the Android OS.
The Sony Tablet will be available in two sizes. The standard version will have a nine inch LCD screen and will be designed thicker at one end than the other. A smaller, foldable version will be available for easier portability.
While the Apple iPad has an edge in overall software titles, Sony's Tablet will more be more game accessible and also offer movies and music. Its one drawback is the lack of a camera, which is available on the thinner, lighter iPad....<Read more>