Enterprise Wi-Fi connections need specific device security policies, VPN configurations, Wi-Fi settings, and certificates that allow your iPhone and iPod Touch devices to work with your other enterprise systems. This is an overview of how to create a new CA Certificate using iPhone Configuration Utility so people won't have to verify that they trust your Certificates each time they connect to your Wi-Fi.Open the iPhone Configuration Utility 3.0 ( download here). Once open, create a new profile and a CA Certificate on the Credentials tab, as shown: In the Wi-Fi tab, use your enterprise settings to appropriately configure … Read more
CNET TV's Brian Tong takes a look at the latest in Apple news, notes, tips, tricks, and rumors. This week Apple shows off its latest iPod lineup, including redesigned iPod shuffles, iPod nanos, and iPod touches, the new Apple TV (not iTV), and iOS 4.1. Check out the iOS 4.1 walk-through, including HDR photos, Game Center, and Ping.
Apple has released a dedicated page on apple.com detailing some of the features of the forthcoming iOS 4.2 update that will unify the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad operating systems. The page highlights some of the most coveted features of iOS 4 (currently only running on iPhone and iPod touch) that will finally debut on iPad, including:Multitasking. A simple double-tap of the home button brings up a quick-switch interface allowing users to easily jump back to recently used Apps. Multitasking also allows for Apps like Pandora to run in the background while you surf, e-mail, or catch … Read more
The latest report from Quantcast shows that Apple's lead in mobile Web usage is declining.
The data, published Friday, shows that at the end of August 2010, iOS devices accounted for 56 percent of mobile Web usage in the U.S. The reason the chart is making news is because a year ago, iOS had closer to a 70-percent share. At the same time, Android use is growing. Quantcast shows Android's mobile Web share at 25 percent at the end of August, up from below 10-percent share a year ago.
Research In Motion devices stayed relatively steady at … Read more
On the heels of today's announcement of iOS 4.1 (coming to iPhone and iPod touch next week), Apple has given developers the iOS 4.1 Gold Master version, the last development step before the public software release and the last chance for Apple to spot any bugs we will be blogging about in a couple weeks.
As noted in Steve Jobs' keynote address at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco, iOS 4.1 looks to solve many of the bugs we tech writers have been using for blog fodder over the last few months. Fixes include improvements to the proximity sensors … Read more
As a portable media player/gaming device/minitablet computer, Apple's iPod Touch has been blowing us away since 2007. The only thing really to say about the fourth-generation model unveiled Wednesday is that it is predictably more awesome, yet still not quite a match for the capabilities of the iPhone 4.
The pricing is the same at the high end, with a 32GB model going for $299, and a 64GB version for $399. The 8GB entry model is $229, which is pricier than the $199 8GB version they kept around last year, but has the advantage of sharing all … Read more
A company called American Wagering is releasing a BlackBerry application in time for football season that will allow users to place sports bets from their smartphones.
Called Leroy's App, the software can be used anywhere in the state of Nevada, following its approval by state regulators, according to Las Vegas-based American Wagering.
"The Nevada Gaming Control Board scrutinized the project with a very thorough lab investigation, which helped us in setting the bar for our security features. We have developed the first mobile phone betting application to be approved in Nevada," John English, senior vice president at … Read more
Though music and entertainment were the of focus of Wednesday's Apple press conference in San Francisco, CEO Steve Jobs devoted a few minutes to the next release of the company's mobile operating system. iOS 4.1 will be available next week for the iPhone and iPod Touch. And in a change from previous OS updates, it will be free for iPod Touch users.
Here's a summary of the new features that Jobs announced. We'll add to this list as we learn of other additions and we'll follow up with a hands-on review after next week'… Read more
iPad owners: Are you feeling left out by all the iOS 4.1 love on the iPhone 4 and the new iPod Touch? Don't worry, you're being remembered. Unfortunately, you still won't get multitasking till November.
During Apple's music event, Steve Jobs gave a brief preview of iOS 4.2, the iOS update that will finally bring the iPad up to speed. In November, the update will finally bring the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad up to the same iOS version, and it will also bring Game Center to the iPad.
Other new features revealed were … Read more