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19% Of iOS Apps Access Your Address Book Without Your Permission… Until iOS 6 [Report]

19% Of iOS Apps Access Your Address Book Without Your Permission… Until iOS 6 [Report]

Do you know which apps are accessing your personal data?

Antivirus software specialist Bitdefender has found that nearly 19% of iOS apps access your address book without your knowledge — or your consent — when you’re using them, and 41% track your location. What’s most concerning is over 40% of them don’t encrypt your data once it has been collected.

That’s all going to change when iOS 6 makes its debut later this year, however.

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Dater Adds Timestamps & Dates To The Pictures Stored On Your iPhone [Jailbreak]

Dater Adds Timestamps & Dates To The Pictures Stored On Your iPhone [Jailbreak]

Dater makes it quick and easy to see when each of your photos was snapped.

Have you ever been browsing through your iPhone’s camera roll and stumbled across a photo that you don’t remember taking? Or would you like to know how old that picture of your sister’s cat is? Then you need Dater, a new tweak for jailbroken iPhones that adds timestamps and dates to the pictures stored on your device.

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Evernote 4.2 Update Delivers Major Improvements To Note Taking On iPhone

Evernote 4.2 Update Delivers Major Improvements To Note Taking On iPhone

Evernote's latest update brings UI changes and improvements to the iPhone.

Just hours after announcing its acquisition of Penultimate, Evernote has released an update to its iOS app that promises to deliver some major improvements to note taking on the iPhone. It has improved the way in which the app handles attachments and checkboxes, added support for Photo Stream, redesigned the audio recorder, and more.

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Apple Working On Fix For Camera Roll iOS Security Flaw [Report]

Apple Working On Fix For Camera Roll iOS Security Flaw [Report]

Apple has been grilled for iOS security problems repeatedly over the last few weeks. Path started the firestorm when it was revealed that the popular iPhone app secretly uploaded a user’s entire address book to its private servers. Despite the fact that Apple is firmly against such practices, many apps continue to take advantage of Apple’s poor guideline enforcement.

The New York Times sounded the bell again earlier today with the revelation that an iOS app can collect your device’s entire Camera Roll (not just the location data) without your permission. A new report claims that Apple has acknowledged the bug and is working to fix it in a future iOS update.

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Another iOS 5 Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Access Your Camera Roll

Another iOS 5 Security Flaw Allows Anyone To Access Your Camera Roll

Sources for Cult of Mac have discovered yet another security flaw in Apple’s iOS 5 operating system that provides unauthorized access to your iPhone’s camera roll without the need to enter your passcode. It has been tested on the iPhone 4, but could also affect other iOS devices.

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How To Take Screenshots On An iOS Device [iOS Tip]

How To Take Screenshots On An iOS Device [iOS Tip]How To Take Screenshots On An iOS Device [iOS Tip]

Ever wondered how you take a screenshot on your iOS device? It’s actually a lot simpler than you may think, with no need for third-party software or unauthorized tweaks.

In fact, this is one of the simplest tips we have. But seeing as though yesterday’s simple tip went down so well, we thought another one wouldn’t hurt. Here’s how to take screenshots on an iOS device.

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Weird iOS 5 Bug Lets Prying Eyes View Saved Photos On A Locked iPhone

Weird iOS 5 Bug Lets Prying Eyes View Saved Photos On A Locked iPhone

A Canadian technical consultant by the name of Ade Barkah has uncovered a particularly weird bug in iOS 5 that lets anyone see a locked iPhone’s Camera Roll from the device’s lock screen. The only catch is that viewable photos must have a time stamp that’s newer than the iPhone’s internal clock.

If an iPhone’s clock were to ever roll back or get manually set to a time in the past, any photo taken after that date can be easily seen by means of the Camera app shortcut on the iOS lock screen.

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iOS 5 Allows You to Save Videos to Your Camera Roll

iOS 5 Allows You to Save Videos to Your Camera Roll

If you received a video file via email or stumbled across a clip in Safari that you wanted to save under iOS 4, it just wasn’t possible. You could watch it, but you couldn’t save it. However, one feature you may not yet have noticed in iOS 5 is that you can now download videos to your camera roll.

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