Meet The Mobile Spyware That Can Take Over Your iPhone And Track Your Every Move

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Think iPhone spyware is a myth? Think again.
Think iPhone spyware is a myth? Think again.

Apple’s strict approach to iOS software means that spyware very rarely makes its way onto our iPhones or iPads. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t at risk. A piece of mobile spyware called FinFisher, developed by U.K.-based Gamma Group, is capable of making its way onto your iPhone and recording your every move without you knowing it.

The software can secretly turn on your handset’s microphone to listen to your conversations, it can track your location, and even monitor your emails, text messages, and calls.

BlackBerry’s 10’s Predictive Keyboard Comes To iOS With New Octopus Keyboard Tweak [Jailbreak]

The new BlackBerry 10 keyboard comes to the iPhone long before RIM can bring it to BlackBerry.
The new BlackBerry 10 keyboard comes to the iPhone long before RIM can bring it to BlackBerry.

Back in May, shortly after Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 10 unveiling, iOS developer Mario Hros announced that he was working on bringing the operating system’s nifty predictive keyboard to our iOS devices with a tweak called Octopus Keyboard. It’s a little over a month late, but Octopus Keyboard is now available to download from Cydia.

iOS Developer Brings BlackBerry 10’s Predictive Keyboard To iPhone [Jailbreak]

The new BlackBerry 10 keyboard comes to the iPhone long before RIM can bring it to BlackBerry.
RIM may have designed it, but the iPhone gets it first.

Research in Motion showed off its BlackBerry 10 operating system earlier this month at its BlackBerry World event in Florida. While many have branded the release too little too late, it does have some features that actually look pretty nice.

One of those is its gesture-based predictive text keyboard, which allows you to swipe a single key to input common words. Thanks to one iOS developer, this feature will be available on jailbroken iPhones before it gets its official debut on a BlackBerry 10 handset.

Blackberry Trade-Ins Rise By 80% As Customers Lose Faith [Report]

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Blackberry users are jumping ship.
Blackberry users are jumping ship.

Everyone knows that Research In Motion has been on a downward spiral into destruction over the last few years. Sales and profits are plummeting, and the company’s corporate structure is falling apart. The end may be near for the once-popular Blackberry maker.

Recent stats from online trade-in site Gazelle.com reveal that Blackberry trade-ins have increased by 80% over the last month.

RIM Sides With Nokia Over Nano-SIM, Accuses Apple Of Vote Rigging

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RIM thinks Apple employees are pretending to be from other companies to rig votes for the nano-SIM.
RIM thinks Apple employees are pretending to be from other companies to rig votes for the nano-SIM.

Research in Motion may be watching its mobile business crumble away at its feet, but that’s not the Canadian company’s only concern. It has sided with Nokia and spoken out against Apple’s nano-SIM proposal, accusing its employees of vote rigging by registering themselves under a different affiliation.