An O2 spokesperson has confirmed Apple is set to release a software patch to address the recently described security flaw in the iPhone. It was revealed that modified SMS messages could result in iPhones being disconnected from the network or hijacked altogether. O2 said the patch would be available this Saturday through iTunes. “We will [...]
Black Hat researchers have uncovered a vulnerability in the iPhone that could allow an attacker to automatically execute arbitrary code on the device using a malformed SMS as the medium. The result is total control of the coveted device.
Apple’s claim that the iPhone 3GS contains enterprise ready security for corporate and Government deployments took a serious hit, when iPhone developer Jonathan Zdziarski posted two YouTube tutorials on how to access device data, including deleted files.
Vodafone UK announced that its customers will be able to access Facebook free for a week commencing on the 24th July. Both mobile customers and mobile broadband customers can benefit from the week long promotion. This Facebook promotion is the latest in Vodafone’s Free Friday Series, which started in May to launch Vodafone’s flat rate daily [...]
RIM has officially announced that BlackBerry Desktop Manager software for MAC will be available this September. You can visit blackberry.com/mac to sign up for updates. Key features will include: Sync your iTunes playlists, calendars, contacts, notes and tasks Add/Remove applications Update your device when new software becomes available Backup and restore your device data [...]
O2 is to offer its 20.8m customers a free facility to use the micro-blogging site Twitter from the beginning of August 2009. The cost to Twitter fans will be the price of a standard SMS text or included in their monthly bundle, says O2. Users will be able to post their own tweets via text [...]
BlackBerry Desktop Manager is available for download for everyone from BlackBerry.com. This version is 18.104.22.168 but it is available in multi-language or with/without Media Manager. Head over to the BlackBerry software downloads page to grab a copy. The download is a massive 300MB. Airtime Manager customers can log in to our site. If you dont [...]
O2 has partnered up with NatWest to launched O2 Money, a new innovative prepaid Visa credit card designed to give people greater control of their money. The 2 prepaid Visa cards, Cash Manager and Load & Go, are fee free when used in the UK and are aimed at different people.
RIM have posted their latest knowledge base article, explaining the cause and resolution behind delayed emails on BES Exchange BlackBerry smartphones. Emails appear in the Outlook inbox, but the arrival of the email on the BlackBerry takes longer than is expected. The fault is caused by blocked MAPI threads in MS Exchange and can be [...]
Young adults are pushing mobile internet usage upwards says a new report from CCS Insight. CCS Insight say mobile internet usage is increasing at an ever increasing rate and social networking is the driving force. The report, based on a survey of more than 1,000 adults between 16 and 35 years old, offers insights into [...]