Apple has updated the ‘Find My iPhone’ service to include a feature that sends the account holder an email once the handset has been located if it was offline when the search was carried out.
Apple’s search engine is mistakenly revealing the details of today’s Apple news announcements in advance of today’s press event where it’s been expected Apple will announce new iPhones. As spotted first by the folks at 9to5, a search for “iPhone-5 on Apple’s website indicates that is, indeed, what’s happening today.
Update: Apple has reached out to us to let us know that there’s nothing new about these surveys, and that they’ve been running them since the launch of the first iPhone. The nature of the questions change depending on what’s new in each generation, but that’s the only difference in terms of their content.
Here is the new updated Firmware for your Apple iPhone 3GS. This is the Firmware for iPhone 3GS Version 3.1.3. You can download this firmware and then manually install this iPhone Firmware manually. This updated Firmware fixes many problem often found on standard iPhone 3GS firmware.
Apple’s iPhone has had its crime-fighting capabilities detailed before, but a new story today out of Atlanta (via the Atlanta Journal-Constitution) has its Find My iPhone feature helping to catch two suspects in an armed robbery case.
An ex-iPhone user is suing Apple, claiming Apple’s messaging system interfered with the delivery of text messages after she switched from an iPhone to an Android device.
According to Adrienne Moore, Apple’s iMessage retains SMS messages sent from other Apple users, and will not deliver them to her Samsung device.
Internally, the gold iPhone 5s was jokingly referred to as ‘The Kardashian Phone’ by some Apple employees. This fact was tweeted out by the NYT’s Nick Bilton today and we confirmed the nickname with our sources. Yes, we asked this question of our sources.
Apparently this was not a serious ‘code name’ or anything, just an internal joke.