Avoid jailbreaking and PDFs to stay secure on iOS

The cat-and-mouse game between Apple and those who would "liberate" its iOS devices is back on after Wednesday's launch of JailbreakMe 3.0, a website that hacks iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads to allow

Published on: July 11th, 2011 Robert Dutt

11 fees you might not expect from tech firms and how to stop them

CorrectionThis article previously stated that Best Buy charged "re-shelving" or "re-stocking" fees to consumers that returned products. This was an error. Best Buy Canada does not currently charge such fees, nor have they

Published on: September 8th, 2010 Patrick Miller

iPhone exploit code goes public

Minutes after Apple issued a security update Wednesday, the maker of a 10-day-old jailbreak exploit released code that others could put to use hijacking iPhones, iPod Touches and iPads."Comex," the developer of JailbreakMe

Published on: August 13th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Unlocked iPhone 4 a boon for international travelers

The iPhone 4 makes its debut in Canada on Friday, giving Canadians the ability to choose from three carriers and to buy the device unlocked directly from Apple. It won't be cheap: the

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Ian Paul

iPhone wins business clout with better security, management abilities

Apple's iPhone is slowly but surely winning over some enterprise security skeptics. As a result, it's now showing up alongside, or instead of, Research in Motion BlackBerrys and Microsoft Windows Mobile handsets, despite

Published on: December 8th, 2009 John Cox

Jailbreaking too tempting for many iPhone users to pass up

Although most iPhone users seem satisfied with the smorgasbord of applications delivered by Apple's iPhone App Store, power users yearn for more. Copy and paste, video recording and streaming, Internet tethering, and content

Published on: April 14th, 2009 Mel Beckman

Don’t wait until summer – how to try out iPhone 3.0 features right now

Apple's announcement of its official 3.0 firmware release for the iPhone and iTouch line of products was met with a mixed dose of excitement and unhappiness: Some welcomed long-awaited features like copy-and-paste functionality

Published on: March 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

No WiFi? No worries – transform your iPhone into a wireless modem

I travel a lot. And if you're a geek like me, you can't go a full day sans Internet access without experiencing some severe withdrawal symptoms. Luckily, my iPhone, with all its WiFi

Published on: February 18th, 2009 Mike Keller and Gregg Keizer