Apple OS X app hack discovered + MORE iPad News 07/22/2012

Some more news on the iPad for you right here. The tablet is evolving rapidly, so here are the latest developments.

New iPad quietly debuts in China
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

New iPad quietly debuts in China

In contrast to the chaos that has surrounded the release of new Apple devices in China in the past, the third-generation iPad was launched in China today in a very orderly manner. Many credited the serene launch to a new reservation system used by Chinese Apple Stores.

Apple allows customers to reserve an iPad through the Apple online store between 9 AM and 12 PM. They are then assigned a time to pick up their iPad the following day. This has reduced the amount of foot traffic around the six official Apple Stores on the Chinese mainland…

Continue Reading On The Unofficial Apple Weblog »

Apple OS X app hack discoveredAbout a week ago, Russian hacker Alexey Borodin found a way for iPhone and iPad owners to download in-app purchases for free. Well, now, that same hacker has managed to circumvent the same kind of procedure for Mac OS X apps. The “In-Appstore for OS X” uses a similar receipt-spoofing method that made waves among iOS apps last week.

Users need to install local certificates onto their Max, which allows them to route purchases from within OS X apps to a DNS server specifically created and hosted by Borodin for the purpose of faking purchase validation…

Continue Reading On SlashGear.com »

TUAW Origin Stories: Party Doodles
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

TUAW Origin Stories: Party Doodles

Party Doodles is a fun drawing game that has an interesting twist. While you can play with just an iPad, adding an Apple TV to the mix allows you use AirPlay, transforming this into living room fun for the whole family. Here’s a pic of the game in action.

Personally I think this is a great way for developers to use the Apple TV to enhance gameplay for an iOS game. Party Doodles is right at home using the larger screen, and it almost begs the question why you’d need an App Store on the Apple TV…

Continue Reading On The Unofficial Apple Weblog »

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