Speed Up Camera Shutter Slowdown On Your iPhone And iPad [iOS Tips]

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C'mon! Hurry up! It's Justin Beiber!

I don’t know about you, but I spend too much time waiting for the Camera app shutter to open so I can take a photo with my iPhone. The problem with that, of course, is that I miss a lot of shots that way, even when I’m using the lock-screen camera swipe.

Luckily, there’s a simple way to make things move a lot faster when trying to take a quick action shot with your iPhone.

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

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Do you know which apps are accessing your personal data?
Do you know which apps are accessing your personal data?

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

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

Evernote 4.2 Update Delivers Major Improvements To Note Taking On iPhone

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.