Till Schadde, founder of development house Equinux has discovered an exploit – a broadcast error, really – that sends your AIM messages to random recipients without your knowledge or consent. The problem seems to happen in unlocked/jailbroken iPhones and results in a alert appearing on a recipients home screen bearing your message.
Till tested the service by sending an AIM from the OS X desktop… → Read More
Tap Tap Revenge 2 now supports Push Notifications, allowing you to invite friends and neighbors to play against you through the network. The system basically pops up a little invitation message when your friends are playing the game. Millions of years of human evolution brought us to this point. → Read More
MobileMe has stunk on ice, so to regain users’ trust Apple will give them two free months of service. Anyone with an account active as of August 19 at 00:00 PDT (note Apple’s correct use of timestamp, PDT) is eligible for the two free months. Apple is giving away the free months “to express appreciation for [its] members’ patience as [it] continue to improve the service.”… → Read More
I’m sure not many people are that excited to get .Mac push email — does anyone use .Mac email addresses, really? — but it’s nice to know that you will have the option when the new firmware comes out. Basically this is proof that the iPhone will get push email across the board, which is the real takeaway here. On a side note, do not let your boss read this. IT guys: beware. → Read More
This is a nice little Wednesday treat for all of you Helio members out there. If you use an Ocean, Mysto, or Fin, then you have access to the “ultimate inbox” feature, which includes IMAP access to your gMail. IMAP is good, but on the go users want push email, and starting today Helio devices have just that for gMail accounts. Just check your gMail like you normally would and… → Read More
“Push” e-mail has a high demand It seems T-Mobile’s International CEO Hamid Akhavan is claiming that T-Mobile will offer push email to consumers, as well as 3G services in 2007. No word yet on pricing, availability, release dates, or any anything else for that matter. So I guess we’ll just have to sit back and watch our Blackberries for now. T-Mobile to Offer Push Email, 3G… → Read More