iPhone - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21631 en Your device, your data: Don't let IT screw up your iPhone or iPad http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/your-device-your-data-dont-let-it-screw-your-iphone-or-ipad-244765?source=rss_iphone <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ipad_desk.jpg" alt="Your device, your data: Don't let IT screw up your iPhone or iPad" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Security Android BYOD IT Management iOS iPad iPhone Endpoint Protection Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 244765 at http://www.infoworld.com As iPhone thefts drop, Google and Microsoft plan kill switches on smartphones http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/iphone-thefts-drop-google-and-microsoft-plan-kill-switches-smartphones-244627?source=rss_iphone <p>Responding to more than a year of pressure, Google and Microsoft will follow Apple in adding an anti-theft "kill switch" to their smartphone operating systems, U.S. law enforcement officials will announce later Thursday.</p> <p>The commitment will be disclosed alongside new data that shows a dramatic drop in theft of Apple iPhones and iPads after the September 2013 introduction of iOS 7, which included a kill-switch function that allows stolen devices to be remotely locked and deleted so they become useless.</p> Mobile Technology Google Microsoft Android iPhone Mobile Security Windows Phone Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:55:50 +0000 admin 244627 at http://www.infoworld.com Christmas in June: Apple fans draft wish lists for WWDC http://www.infoworld.com/t/iphone/christmas-in-june-apple-fans-draft-wish-lists-wwdc-243356?source=rss_iphone <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/tim_cook_apple.jpg" alt="Christmas in June: Apple fans draft wish lists for WWDC" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Reuters/Beck Diefenbach</p> Computer Hardware Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Apple Mac OS X Consumer Electronics Desktop Macs iOS iPhone MacBooks Fri, 30 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 243356 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple devices held hostage using Find My iPhone http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/apple-devices-held-hostage-using-find-my-iphone-243133?source=rss_iphone <p>Hackers appear to be exploiting Apple's "Find My iPhone" service to lock up phones and tablets and send ransom demands to their owners.</p> <p>A number of <a href="https://discussions.apple.com/thread/6270410?start=0&amp;tstart=0" target="_blank">reports on Apple's support forum</a> tell of devices displaying messages that they have been hacked by "Oleg Pliss" and demanding payment of a $100 ransom via PayPal to unlock them. Most of the reports were from Australians but there were also reports from a Briton and a Canadian.</p> Mobile Technology Security Cyber Crime iPhone Mobile Security Hacking Tue, 27 May 2014 11:59:12 +0000 admin 243133 at http://www.infoworld.com The 6 craziest ideas for the iPhone 6 http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/153239/the-6-craziest-ideas-the-iphone-6-242788?source=rss_iphone <!--paging_filter-->If you see anybody trying to pass off these 'prototypes' as real, don’t take them seriously<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> If you see anybody trying to pass off these &#039;prototypes&#039; as real, don’t take them seriously </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/153239 </div> </div> </div> iPhone Tue, 20 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 242788 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple-Samsung jury corrects verdict form but leaves Apple's damages at $119.5 million http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/apple-samsung-jury-corrects-verdict-form-leaves-apples-damages-1195-million-241942?source=rss_iphone <p>The Apple-Samsung jury returned to court Monday to fix an error in its verdict form, but in doing so it declined to award Apple any additional damages.</p> <p>The correction it made means the trial is now over -- pending appeals -- and that Samsung must pay Apple US$119.5 million in damages, far less than the $2.2 billion it had been seeking.</p> The Industry Standard Apple Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Mon, 05 May 2014 21:38:20 +0000 admin 241942 at http://www.infoworld.com Mobile security: iOS vs. Android vs. BlackBerry vs. Windows Phone http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/mobile-security-ios-vs-android-vs-blackberry-vs-windows-phone-212733?source=rss_iphone <p>The BYOD phenomenon is old news, with support from most companies. For IT organizations, that means ensuring proper security and management over the mobile devices employees are likely to use. In the last year, Apple's iPhone and iPad have become the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/mobile-technology/enterprises-dropping-blackberry-support-in-favor-of-the-iphone-212477">new corporate standards</a> due to high user satisfaction and superior security capabilities.</p> Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Security Apple Google Samsung Android BYOD BlackBerry iOS iPad iPhone Mobile Device Management (MDM) Mobile Security Tablets Windows Phone IDG Insider Mon, 05 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 212733 at http://www.infoworld.com Update: Jury finds Samsung infringed some Apple patents, must pay $120M in damages http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/update-jury-finds-samsung-infringed-some-apple-patents-must-pay-120m-in-damages-241846?source=rss_iphone <p>Apple was dealt a blow in its second major patent-infringement lawsuit against Samsung when a Silicon Valley jury awarded the iPhone maker damages of just $119.65 million for Samsung's infringement of several of its smartphone patents.</p> <p>Apple had requested $2.2 billion in damages for what it alleged was massive infringement of five of its patents by nine models of Samsung smartphones and a single model of tablet.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Apple Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Sat, 03 May 2014 00:44:44 +0000 admin 241846 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft OneNote for iPhone, Mac receive major updates http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/microsoft-onenote-iphone-mac-receive-major-updates-241776?source=rss_iphone <p>Microsoft said it updated its OneNote apps for both the Apple iPhone and the Mac, facilitating OneNote's mission as quick-and-dirty repository for notes and images you can add yourself or find elsewhere on the Web.</p> Applications Mobile Technology Microsoft Collaboration Software iPhone Mobile Apps Office Software Fri, 02 May 2014 11:22:03 +0000 admin 241776 at http://www.infoworld.com iPhone gets 'GPS-like' geomagnetic-based app http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/iphone-gets-gps-geomagnetic-based-app-241504?source=rss_iphone <p>A novel location technology is headed to the iPhone for the first time, as app maker IndoorAtlas announced its Android app's move to iOS late last week. IndoorAtlas states that its technology can bring "GPS-like" location accuracy to mobile apps, even in interior settings with no access to GPS or GLONASS satellite networks.</p> Mobile Technology iPhone Mobile Apps Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:06:58 +0000 admin 241504 at http://www.infoworld.com 12 tablet accessories that let you ditch your laptop http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/150323/12-tablet-accessories-let-you-ditch-your-laptop-241334?source=rss_iphone <!--paging_filter-->Android and iOS tablets have come a long way, and these gadgets help bridge the gap between notebook PC and tablet<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Android and iOS tablets have come a long way, and these gadgets help bridge the gap between notebook PC and tablet </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> cio.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.cio.com/slideshow/149343 </div> </div> </div> iPhone Mobile Technology Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 241334 at http://www.infoworld.com Appeals court opinion provides bump in Apple v. Samsung case http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/appeals-court-opinion-provides-bump-in-apple-v-samsung-case-241355?source=rss_iphone <p>A federal appeals court opinion issued Friday could change the schedule in the patent infringement trial between Apple and Samsung.</p> <p>The trial entered its final stretch Friday as testimony wrapped up in the lawsuit in which Apple is demanding more than $2 billion in damages from Samsung. Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday morning, but the <a href="http://cafc.uscourts.gov/images/stories/opinions-orders/12-1548.Opinion.4-23-2014.1.PDF">ruling</a> issued Friday morning in a separate case involves one of the patents at the center of Apple v. Samsung.</p> The Industry Standard Android Intellectual Property iPhone Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:04:03 +0000 admin 241355 at http://www.infoworld.com The iPad is so over, even Apple seems to be moving on http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/the-ipad-so-over-even-apple-seems-be-moving-240998?source=rss_iphone <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ipad_desk.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Apple iPad iPhone Smartphones Tablets Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 240998 at http://www.infoworld.com Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/google-had-secret-pact-samsung-over-some-apple-patent-claims-241018?source=rss_iphone <p>Google agreed to take over some of Samsung's defense against patent claims brought by Apple under a secret agreement reached in 2012, a federal court jury heard today.</p> <p>The pact between Google and Samsung was revealed in a videotaped deposition played to the eight-person jury hearing Apple's patent infringement case against the Korean firm, in which the iPhone maker is seeking more than $2 billion in damages.</p> The Industry Standard Apple Google Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:08:22 +0000 admin 241018 at http://www.infoworld.com The big money of Apple v. Samsung http://www.infoworld.com/t/intellectual-property/the-big-money-of-apple-v-samsung-240922?source=rss_iphone <p>Jurors in the Apple v. Samsung case have heard a lot of big numbers in the past few weeks.</p> <p>Some of the most impressive were those of the expert witnesses, who were asked to disclose how much they were being paid for their work.</p> Apple Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:41:36 +0000 admin 240922 at http://www.infoworld.com Mysterious malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/mysterious-malware-steals-apple-credentials-jailbroken-ios-devices-240954?source=rss_iphone <p>A malware campaign of yet-to-be-determined origin is infecting jailbroken iPhones and iPads to steal Apple account credentials from SSL encrypted traffic.</p> <p>The threat was discovered after some users <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/jailbreak/comments/23b7qs/what_is_unflod_its_a_mobile_substrate_addon_that/" target="_blank">reported on Reddit</a> that they experienced crashes in some applications as a result of a mysterious MobileSubstrate add-on called Unflod.</p> Mobile Technology Security Anti-spyware iOS iPad iPhone Jailbreak Apps Mobile Security Malware Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:33:26 +0000 admin 240954 at http://www.infoworld.com Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac http://www.infoworld.com/d/consumerization-of-it/put-the-test-microsofts-office-365-the-ipad-and-mac-240822?source=rss_iphone <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/office_365_cloud.jpg" alt="Put to the test: Microsoft's Office 365 on the iPad and Mac" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>For years, the world has been begging Microsoft to release its Office suite for the iPad.</p> Applications Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Microsoft Exchange Microsoft Office 365 Android Mac OS X Microsoft Windows iOS iPad iPhone Email Software Office Software Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 240822 at http://www.infoworld.com Star software designer Greg Christie leaving Apple http://www.infoworld.com/d/the-industry-standard/star-software-designer-greg-christie-leaving-apple-240219?source=rss_iphone <p>Veteran Apple software designer Greg Christie, who played a major role in the development of the iPhone, will be retiring later this year, Apple confirmed after a Wednesday report by the Wall Street Journal.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Apple iOS iPhone Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 admin 240219 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple details $2.2B damages claim against Samsung http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/apple-details-22b-damages-claim-against-samsung-240139?source=rss_iphone <p>Apple began to lay out its $2.2 billion damages claim against Samsung Electronics for the first time on Tuesday, arguing to an eight-person jury in California that Samsung's alleged patent infringement was large and significantly damaged Apple.</p> <p>Apple is demanding the money for lost sales and royalties it says it suffered as a result of Samsung's sale of more than 37 million smartphones and tablets between August 2011 and the end of 2013, the company told the court.</p> Mobile Technology Apple Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:58:17 +0000 admin 240139 at http://www.infoworld.com Apple-Samsung jury discovers joys of subroutines, class libraries http://www.infoworld.com/d/mobile-technology/apple-samsung-jury-discovers-joys-of-subroutines-class-libraries-240049?source=rss_iphone <p>The eight-person jury hearing Apple's patent infringement case against Samsung was thrown into the deep end Monday and subjected to some heady talk of subroutines and class libraries.</p> <p>It was a big contrast to last week, when the court got a behind-the-scenes look at the birth of the iPhone and were told of a Steve Jobs email in which the former Apple boss called for a "holy war" against Google.</p> Mobile Technology The Industry Standard Apple Samsung Android Intellectual Property iPhone Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:35:04 +0000 admin 240049 at http://www.infoworld.com