Apple last week showed off the iPhone 5 and iOS 6, with both slated to appear in the real world this week. In specific, iOS 6 will ship on 19 September 2012, with the iPhone 5 coming on 21 September 2012. We have all the details, along with how to work around Apple’s PO box-related ordering problems, a look at the new iPods that are due in October, Adam Engst’s fix for a wonky Mac App Store update error, and Glenn Fleishman’s explanation of how world travelers can pick the right iPhone 5 model. Jeff Porten wraps up the issue with a report from a security conference where cyber attacks are labeled “the biggest threat we face.” How should we react to such news? Notable software releases this week include DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.4.2, PopChar X 6.0.1, and iTunes 10.7.
The next version of iOS arrives on 19 September 2012 for the iPhone 3GS, 4, and 4S, plus the iPad 2 and third-generation iPad, and the fourth-generation iPod touch.
After finding himself unable to get updates via the App Store app, Adam Engst changed his DNS servers and everything suddenly started working.
If Apple won’t let you order an iPhone because your AT&T billing address points at a post-office box, here’s how to work around the problem.
You knew it was coming. You saw the rumors and the speculation. Now find out what Apple really has coming out on September 21st. OK, we’ll spill the beans — it’s the iPhone 5.
In addition to the iPhone 5, Apple announced the next generations of its iPod touch and iPod nano devices, plus introduced a new streamlined version of iTunes — all to be made available in October 2012.
The iPhone 5 comes in two versions, one of which has two variants for activation. Which model or carrier you pick can affect your later ability to roam around the world.
After listening to a speech by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to a roomful security professionals, Jeff Porten muses about just how we should react to Napolitano’s statement that cyber attacks are the biggest threat we face.
Notable software releases this week include DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.4.2, PopChar X 6.0.1, and iTunes 10.7.
Two quick ExtraBITS for you this week — Jeff Carlson is giving a live online presentation about his “The iPad for Photographers” book and Glenn Fleishman explains LTE over at the TechHive site.