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Topic: iOS 4

Inside Apple's iOS 4.1 update: proximity sensor fix, Game Center, more

08/20/2010, 03:08 pm

The forthcoming iOS 4.1 software update will pack a number of fixes for Apple's mobile devices, including a problematic issue with the iPhone 4 proximity sensor. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the latest beta available to developers.

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Apple adds multiplayer Game Center restriction to iOS 4.1

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

Apple has added a new option to restrict multiplayer games in developer builds of iOS 4.1, indicating that the new Game Center is approaching its official release to users.

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WSJ: Apple's tight control of iAds frustrates advertisers

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

A new report alleges that Apple's fledgling mobile advertising service, iAd, is off to a "bumpy start," as advertisers experience delays due to Apple's creative involvement.

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Advertisers, developers say Apple's iAd blows away competing ads

08/12/2010, 03:08 pm

Users who viewed Nissan's Leaf electric car Apple iAd spent 90 seconds with the interactive advertisement -- ten times longer than customers will spend with a traditional ad.

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Sony Ericsson "PSP" phone could threaten Apple's iOS game revenue

08/11/2010, 09:08 pm

An unconfirmed report claims that Sony Ericsson is at work on a Playstation-branded Android smartphone with a new gaming ecosystem.

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Apple releases iOS 4.0.2, 3.2.2 with fix for PDF exploit

08/11/2010, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday patched a PDF exploit found in its mobile devices with iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch, and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad.

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Apple offers volume educational discounts for App Store purchases

08/10/2010, 10:08 am

Apple this week announced the App Store Volume Purchase program for iOS devices, allowing educational institutions to purchase mobile software in volume at a discounted price for devices like the iPad.

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iOS 4.1 beta supports for mobile-free FaceTime via email

08/06/2010, 04:08 pm

New support in the developer beta 3 release of iOS 4.1 allows users to make FaceTime video calls without needing a phone number or mobile service, strengthening the case for FaceTime support on iPod touch, iPad and Macs.

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Browser-based 'jailbreak' website blocked at Apple retail stores

08/06/2010, 03:08 pm

After a number of pranksters uploaded videos of themselves "jailbreaking" demo iOS devices on display at Apple's retail stores, the company has blocked access to the website from its networks.

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Software fix coming for iOS vulnerabilities

08/04/2010, 09:08 pm

Apple confirmed Wednesday that it has developed a fix for the two security vulnerabilities that allow jailbreaking of their iOS software.

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Apple's iTunes cloud playback from MobileMe iDisk gets noticed

08/04/2010, 05:08 pm

Nearly a month after Apple added support for background audio playback from its MobileMe service to the free iOS iDisk app, a flurry of interest has swirled around the feature.

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Apple investigating jailbreak vulnerabilities

08/03/2010, 08:08 pm

An Apple spokeswoman acknowledged that the company is looking into a report on software vulnerabilities that allow remote control and 'jailbreaking' of its iOS devices.

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Apple releases iOS 4.1 beta 3 to developers

08/03/2010, 05:08 pm

Apple has made a third beta of iOS 4.1 available to developers, focusing on updates and enhancements to AV Foundation and Media Player, GameKit, UIKit and MapKit.

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'Jailbreak' issues addressed, hack allows iPhone 4 FaceTime over 3G

08/02/2010, 01:08 pm

Hackers have updated their browser-based jailbreak to address issues that prevented iPhone 4 owners from using FaceTime and MMS. In addition, a new jailbreak-only application allows FaceTime video chat over 3G, without a Wi-Fi connection.

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Apple's iOS now uses its own Maps location databases

07/30/2010, 09:07 am

Starting with iOS 3.2 for the iPad in April, Apple began relying on its own databases for location-based services, in addition to utilizing Google's map data for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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Apple looking into iOS 4 problems on iPhone 3G

07/28/2010, 08:07 pm

After numerous reports of problems, Apple is investigating the performance of the iPhone 3G when running iOS 4.

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Apple releases second beta of iOS 4.1 to developers

07/27/2010, 07:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday evening released to its iPhone developer community the second private beta of iOS 4.1, a much anticipated update to the company's mobile operating system aimed at remedying a number of outstanding issues with the new iPhone 4.

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Apple's iOS 4 already powering 50% of iPhone traffic

07/22/2010, 08:07 pm

A third party analytics firm is reporting that Apple's iOS 4 is now powering half of all iPhones, just one month after its release.

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Apple responds to US congressmen's query about iOS privacy

07/20/2010, 09:07 am

Apple has given a detailed summary its iOS privacy policy to two members of the U.S. House of Representatives who inquired about changes that were implemented in June.

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Rumors of Apple charging iPad owners for iOS 4 upgrade are false

07/20/2010, 07:07 am

A new rumor that Apple may charge users to upgrade the iPad to iOS 4 this fall is specifically contradicted by Apple's own licensing agreement, which states that the next major software update will be free to iPad owners.

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