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Kindle for iOS updated with PDF, newspaper and magazine support

December 22nd, 2011

Amazon updated its Kindle application for iOS devices on Wednesday with support for PDF files as well as newspaper and magazine subscriptions. A Kindle user can now email a file to his or her Send-to-Kindle address and then access it from within the application, and the app will open Adobe PDF files sent to a …

Adobe launches CreatePDF for iOS

August 30th, 2011

Adobe launched CreatePDF for iOS on Monday, a new application that allows iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users to create and open PDF files directly from their iOS devices. Adobe says CreatePDF offers “consistent, high-fidelity PDF conversion independent of device or software” and explains that it uses Adobe’s online services to ensure quality and performance. …

Apple releases iOS 4.3.4, fixes PDF vulnerability

July 15th, 2011

Apple has just released iOS 4.3.4 for its iOS devices including the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2, iPad and third and fourth-generation iPod touch devices. Apple also released a comparable update for Verizon Wireless’ CDMA iPhone 4, iOS 4.2.9. The new build includes a security update that addresses a vulnerability with PDF files. It also …

Apple to patch iPhone, iPad security hole

July 7th, 2011

Apple has promised to patch a security hole found in the iPhone and iPad following a report published by Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security. Reportedly, a PDF security hole could allow hackers to gain unauthorized access to personal data — such as messages and passwords — stored on an iPhone or iPad and could …

Motorola DROID X2 user guide hits the web

May 17th, 2011

The Motorola DROID X2 is definitely taking a page from the DROID Incredible 2’s playbook. That is: we know almost everything about this phone although Verizon Wireless has yet to officially announce it. Bearing that in mind, it should come as no surprise that the DROID X2’s user guide has hit Motorola’s official website. The guide …

HTC Merge gets rubber-stamped by FCC

March 3rd, 2011

It looks like the recently announced HTC Merge has been given the U.S. government’s stamp of approval. Spotted at the FCC, the HTC handset has been long rumored to hit Verizon Wireless’ lineup. The extended lag time between the device’s discovery and unveiling — along with the deafening silence in between — led many to …

Adobe warns of zero-day Flash, Reader vulnerability; Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris, Android affected

October 28th, 2010

Adobe released a security bulletin today warning of a critical, zero-day vulnerability in their Reader and Flash Player software. The bulletin notes that an unpactched system could “crash [your system] and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.” The vulnerability is affecting: Adobe Flash Player 10.1.85.3 and earlier versions for Windows, …

Comex releases iOS PDF-exploit source code

August 12th, 2010

Comex, the developer of the jailbreakme.com 2.0 website, has released the source code for the PDF exploit found in un-patched versions of Apple’s iOS mobile operating system. The code has been called “impressive” and “dangerous” by some security analysts. The exploit has the ability to install malicious code on a users iOS device by simply visiting a webpage …

Apple releases iOS 4.0.2, plugs jailbreakme.com PDF exploit

August 11th, 2010

Apple has just released an update to iOS, labeled iOS 4.0.2. The update, amongst other things, plugs the PDF security hole most notably used by the website jailbreakme.com. The update is available for the iPhone 3G, 3GS, and 4, iPod Touch 2G and 3G, as well as the iPad. If you have a jailbroken device, or think …