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In what amounts to a major about-face, Apple has patched the Safari “carpet bombing” vulnerability that led to a Safari-to-Internet Explorer remote code execution combo threat.
After insisting for weeks that the issue is more of an irritant than a security risk, Apple today released Safari v3.1.2 for Windows with a patch warning that saving untrusted files to the Windows desktop may lead to the “execution of arbitrary code.”
The big cheeses of the analyst world, Gartner, have released an interim update on the iPhone 3G that goes into detail on all the improvements and issues that Apple has delivered – and still faces. The company most at threat from the fruity contender? Nokia.
Gartner’s latest report on the iPhone 3G, by Ken Dulaney, sells for US $495. It’s an 8-page summary of all the important things that companies need to know about Apple’s newest piece of technology.
We saw a number of iPhone SDK applications demoed during the WWDC keynote last week, some of which—like the physics-based game Enigmo—were fantastic. With over 250,000 kits downloaded and 4,000 admitted to the iPhone beta program, we're sure you guys have come up with something as good, or even better than that. That's why we're holding our own Gizmodo iPhone App Contest.
The impact of the iPhone 3G's faster Internet access, new markets, third-party apps, and very low pricing should trigger a new sales rush that does for the iPhone what 2005 accomplished for the iPod, according to a new report from RBC Capital Markets.
Apple has released second developer build (9E12) of Mac OS X 10.5.4 to qualified parties, with public release expected within a month. The new build fixes a dozen groups of bugs found in its predecessors.
Developers have been asked to address a relatively broad set of areas during testing. More than 20 focus areas were identified by Apple, including AirPort, iCal, iChat, iLife, Keychain, Mail, printing and Spaces.