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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 06-Jul-09

by Jeff Carlson


Why AT&T Has a Lock on the iPhone -- Glenn Fleishman's article on why you won't see an iPhone on Verizon (or other networks in the United States) generates discussion of data capacity, coverage area, and hardware. (17 messages [1])


Persistent Safari problem - unable to enter text in form fields -- Incompatible add-ons for Safari 4 may be the cause of someone not being able to enter text into fields. (2 messages [2])


iPhone Spyware -- The way Apple has set up iPhone applications and the App Store makes it hard to believe a spyware app exists (unless your iPhone is jailbroken). However, a known vulnerability in SMS messaging does present an opportunity for attack. (9 messages [3])


3GS Upgrade Madness -- A reader shares his infuriating story about trying to upgrade two iPhone 3G phones. (12 messages [4])


Which Mac would be the closest equivalent to the iPhone 3GS? -- Is the iPhone 3GS akin to a PowerBook G4 in processing power? (4 messages [5])


New in-article TidBITS commenting system -- TidBITS Talk readers wonder how the comments will impact the mailing list. (Why yes, this is a summary description of a discussion thread about a commenting system!) (13 messages [6])

[1]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2736
[2]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2737
[3]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2740
[4]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2741
[5]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2742
[6]: http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/2745