Archive for September, 2013

Jailbroken iPhone malware

Not the first, but also probably not the last. This one bills itself as ‘Enable WebGL’ on the ModMyI Cydia repository, and whilst indeed it does use some WebGL, fundamentally it is an off-screen frame that simply reloads every time you change screen on your iPhone and earns the author ad revenue each time it […]

Dropsync deletion bug on Eclair (Android 2.1)?

Dropsync is a must-have Dropbox add-on for Android to sync files with remote folders. Since v2.4.6 though I’ve been tracking an apparent bug on my Barnes & Noble Nook eReader, which runs Android 2.1 (the bug is not reproduced on my Android 4.1 phone). The developer is strangely silent, despite my having supplied reproduction steps and […]

Bye bye iPhone

So the time came to upgrade from my ageing iPhone 3GS (just too slow with only around 100MB RAM available to the user on iOS6); here are my reasons for leaving the Apple fold and getting an Android handset. The future is always-connected-cloud-fluffiness and Apple suck so, so badly at online services. iDisk, .Mac, Mobile […]