Apple has released some info about the data that it is required to deliver to the government upon their requests.
Apple received “between 4,000 and 5,000 requests” relating to “between 9,000 and 10,000 accounts or devices” from federal, state, and local authorities.
It states that no one has direct access to their servers and included in their statement is that they cannot decrypt iMessage or Facetime data. Recently in April, iMessage made news when a leaked DEA memo showed that iMessage was uncrackable, having true end to end encryption.
Finally, it says it does not store user data on location, map searches or Siri requests “in any identifiable form.”
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This is a great comparison of the current iPhone iOS, Windows Phone and the iOS 7.
I have used a Windows Phone and immediately felt iOS 7 had that feel. I really like the menu structures in iOS 7 and flow of everything, just do not like some of default Apple icons being so neon and abnormal looking. It is only beta 1, so things may be cleaned up, sharpened, modified, but that is the general feel for most people first experiencing iOS 7 in person.
Dynamic wallpaper seems amazing, but most likely a huge battery drain in the long run.
So for $199, you can purchase the newly updated router with 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology, then add your own personal 3.5 hard drive to make it to an Airport Time Capsule. The 2TB Airport Time Capsule costs $299 from Apple, but you can easily make your own with a spare hard drive with this breakdown.
The new Airport Extreme is a complete redesign, standing only 6.6.inches tall and 3.5 inches wide, looks like an inflated AppleTV.
Rumors are all Mountain Lion compatible MACs are compatible;
More iOS 7 screen appear after beta drops or developers
New swipe up control center
Itunes Radio - free w/ ads, or ad free with Itunes Match ($24.99)
Siri App below
Weather app - Yahoo inspired
Mail app below
Messages app below
New Macbook Air’s Shipping Today
Better battery, lower price. BOOM.
Multiple tabbed Finder…Tagging anything you want for organizing…Fixed multiple display full screen options… AirPlay-connected HDTV, it acts as a full power connected display as well…
iPhone 5 sync cable for $15 at your local Walgreens.
This is cheaper than the official Apple usb to lightning cable by $5, and it is certified for iPhone, iPad and iPod.
The cable actually seems sturdier than the official cable so this is a great option when needing an additional cable.
Facebook users rejoice.
Finally a app that will satisfy your Facebook needs on a MAC. Tapmates has released their Moment Facebook app on the MAC App Store. Apple released Mountain Lion 10.8 last year that had some Facebook integration built into the OS, but it fails in a lot of wanted spots. Tapmates has released Moment, where it excels and outperforms on all levels.
Moment sits in your menu bar, and has a wide range of features that make it the best option for Facebook from a MAC. I used to depend on the heavy lifting of uploading photos, dragging photos, text or videos immediately from the menu bar. It will also show you a list of recent notifications that have been posted to your Facebook page from within the menu bar app (see below).
Uploading photos directly from Moment is my favorite aspect. Its effortless and you can even create new photo albums directly. Tagging, privacy options are all available right there. (something that wasn’t available through Mountain Lion). In settings you also have selections for ‘Auto Enhance’ photos and ‘Reduce Size’ of the photos when using larger file types. You get all the best features of a full browser experience, plus drag and drop options with a minimal menu app.
Moment for Mac OS. is available today, for a limited time offer of $3.99 (normally $7.99).
As one of its daily deals, iTech Deals offers this Lightning to USB Data Cable 3-Pack in White for $5.99 with free shipping. That’s $2 per cable and the lowest total price found for this quantity elsewhere by $5. The cable allows syncing and charging via your computer’s USB port or charging from a wall socket via the adapter. Deal ends today.