According to the latest report issued by Bloomberg, the U.S. Department of Defense plans to renew its computer devices by purchasing about 162,000 iOS and Android ones. The decision comes in line with the DoD’s plans to revamp and expand the infrastructure of secure mobile devices. It is reported that Pentagon is going to replace obsolete devices of RIM BlackBerry with iPhones, iPads, and Android smartphones and tablets. The DoD’s Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) reported the news at the beginning of October. It is estimated that a mobile device management (MDM) team will secure iOS and Android Devices for the DoD. The products of RIM and BlackBerry will not be secured.
According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple is going to fire Scott Forstall, a well-known head of iOS. Scott Forstall was asked to leave Apple on the 29th of October, 2012. It is reported that Forstall refused to sign Maps apology. The apology was signed by all executives of Apple. It is no secret that new Apple Maps are abundant with incomplete features and have rather poor performance.
Apple has introduced its iCloud in order to glue all digital devices. On the one hand, iCloud service of Apple is convenient as it allows users to store data and synchronize digital devices. On the other hand, the sync feature is difficult to handle, especially if it comes to one iCloud account to all family members. Not so many parents would like to share their personal stuff with their kids, but it is what iCloud does. In other words, one gets a cloud for all data either common or personal. It is inconvenient. However, it is possible to manage iCloud effectively and split it the way that all family members had their own part of it. The problems of iCloud are even possible to solve when one started to use Apple products (got an Apple ID) before the cloud has been introduced. One should start with managing all Apple devices and systems.
LearnVest, a start-up established in 2009, has proceeded a long way since its beginning when it taught women to manage their finances. Since then, the company has graduated to providing financial advice to all households and now Apple app store will see a new app launch, which helps you keep track of your accounts and finances while you are on the move.
During Wednesday’s earnings call, AT&T revealed that Apple’s iPhone accounted for over 77% of its total smartphone sales, which reached 6.1 million in the third quarter. The carrier reportedly saw 4.7M iPhone activations during that three-month span, 18% of which were new to the company.
A couple of weeks ago, iPhone5mod started offering the first third-party Lightning adapter nicknamed iPhone 5 Flash Lightning Dock. While the company relied on genuine Lightning connectors obtained from one of Apple suppliers, it also managed to create its own unauthorized versions that proved to be fully functional.