Archive | July 31st, 2010

UK troops using the iPad to help train for Afghan operations

31. July 2010

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Highlighting the broad appeal and multi-faceted utility of the iPad, the BBC reports that Apple’s tablet device is receiving rave reviews from UK troops who are using the iPad as a training tool for operations in Afghanistan. Specifically, soldiers are using the iPad to learn how to handle a “fire mission” which occurs when troops […]

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iOS now uses Apple’s own location database

31. July 2010

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It shouldn’t come as much of a surprise to anyone that Apple relishes controlling as much of the underlying technology in its products as possible. That being the case,¬†Techcrunch¬†points us to a telling, yet until now overlooked, portion of Apple’s response to a congressional inquiry regarding Apple’s policies as they pertain to privacy and user […]

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