Extensify brings custom app tweaks to non-jailbroken iPhones
Published in Mobiles


Requires iOS 8 and above

Over the past seven and a half years since the App Store launched in July 2008, Apple’s mobile application market has blossomed from a size of just 500 applications at launch to more than 1.5 million as of last month. Unfortunately, even with all of these apps readily available, the company has been reluctantly strict in allowing developers the ability to change application functionality with their own third-party enhancements. Until last summer, the process was mostly restricted to jailbroken iOS devices and there have been few app tweaks available for non-jailbroken devices, until now.

Facebook executive jailed in Brazil
Published in News
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 12:50

Facebook executive jailed in Brazil


You really have to listen to court orders

Facebook’s attempt to do an Apple and ignore a court order in Brazil has resulted in its vice president being jailed.

McAfee shows world how to hack an iPhone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 12:22

McAfee shows world how to hack an iPhone


You do not need to rewrite the operating system

Colourful IT candidate John McAfee showed how much rubbish Apple is putting into print by demonstrating that you don’t need to rewrite anything to allow the FBI access to a terrorist’s iPhone.

PCs can do more than Macs
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 11:15

PCs can do more than Macs


Advertising war begins

Microsoft has started an advertising campaign which aims to prove that PCs can do much more than Macs.

Apple networking genii blacklist router ports
Published in Network


You get what you pay for

The Fruity cargo cult Apple’s legendary skill at networking hit another milestone today after a software update killed Mac’s Ethernet port.

Appeals Court backs Samsung in appeal against Apple
Published in News


Apple did not invent slide to unlock

A US appeals court overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung saying that the company did not infringe Apple's "quick links" patent, and that patents for the iPhone's slide-to-unlock and auto-correct features were invalid.

Silliest product for Apple fanboys yet
Published in News
Monday, 29 February 2016 13:05

Silliest product for Apple fanboys yet


Selfie sticks for laptops

Just when you thought that Apple products could not get dafter, one bloke thinks that the world needs a Macbook Selfie Stick.

Apple’s design genii make a click of themselves
Published in News


OS X El Capitan page not for dirty minds

The design genii at Apple scored an own goal with the website’s CSS code to prevent people misreading the tagline for its latest operating system, OS X El Capitan.

Republican’s shun the Apple fanboy vote
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 26 February 2016 12:14

Republican’s shun the Apple fanboy vote


There are more important things than Apple


About the only thing that US republican presidential hopefuls can agree on is that Apple should stop mucking around and hack the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone 5C for the FBI.

Foxconn bails out Sharp
Published in News
Thursday, 25 February 2016 10:25

Foxconn bails out Sharp


Writes $5.8 billion cheque

Sharp has accepted Foxconn's offer and will be acquired for $5.8 billion.