According to one developer's findings, Apple is rumored to be already testing iOS 5. A crash report received by developer FutureTap showed that the mobile operating system of note was iOS 5 when the crash took place.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that despite Apple's Location Services being in the off position, iPhones are still collecting your general location data.
Dear every company on earth who's apparently selling our data to anyone who will buy it and/or collecting it in fat, juicy databases that are like candy to hackers: can you just, like, try to be a tiny bit more careful? And maybe we will, too? Ok, thanks, great. Verizon's LTE service is creeping back after an unexplained outage, Barnes and Noble hits back at Microsoft, calling its patent infringement lawsuits little more than extortion, and an enterprising teen-ager honors our fallen soldiers with a digital record of all the graves at Arlington. Now that is a hero.
Developers rush out apps that let iPhone users delete unwanted location data from their devices, but the apps only work on phones that have been jailbroken.
Apple has been found to be keeping a log of information on user whereabouts that is freely available for others who get their hands on the data. CNET finds out what data is stored, what devices are impacted, and whether you can turn it off.
Authors of O'Reilly Radar story say they will talk at the Where 2.0 conference today about location-tracking information they have found in iPhones and 3G-capable iPads that are running iOS 4.
In this week's column, a roundup of the latest rumors on the much-anticipated iPhone 5 and some perspective on recent privacy concerns related to the iPhone.