About three years ago Ars Technica has pointed out the Facebook flaw where the photos deleted by its users still exist in the cloud, and accessible via direct links after months or even years. And still there are no improvements done by Facebook to resolve the issue.
According to Facebook’s spokesman:
“Facebooks’s older systems for storing uploaded content did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a reasonable period of time even though they were immediately removed from the site, whereas company is working for new systems which will make the deletion process quicker.”
Apple has taken the wraps off a new iPod Touch, which will launch in both black and white.
It offers Retina Display, and will launch running iOS 5 which means you’ll get a host of delicious new goodies to play with.
These include iCloud, Apple’s Cloud storage/syncing system and iMessage for realtime chat among reams of other features.
The new iPod Touch also offers HD video playback, a gyroscope and FaceTime all cased in its ultra-thin design.
The new iPod Touch UK release date is set for October 12, and it will launch in 8GB, 32GB and 64GB iterations.
No word on UK pricing [...]
Top 10 productivity apps for Mac OS X
Let’s face it – being productive isn’t always easy. We mean well but our to-do lists get longer and longer and prioritising tasks becomes nigh on impossible.
But with the right apps, your Mac can help you get back on top of things leaving more time in your life for the stuff that matters.
These are our 10 favourite apps for getting things done, and they’re all available from the Mac App Store.
Evernote is like a virtual brain that sits there, waiting to be filled with all the things that you would otherwise [...]
Apple has seeded Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 build 11C37 to developers for testing accompanied with iCloud beta 7 for Lion.
“This pre-release version of OS X Lion 10.7.2 is being provided solely for testing iCloud and updates the public release of OS X Lion and any earlier seed of OS X Lion 10.7.2. If you installed a previous seed of OS X Lion 10.7.2, please run the included reversioner package followed by the OS X Lion 10.7.2 update without restarting your system. You should restart your system after installing the OS X Lion 10.7.2 Update.”
This latest beta update OS X Lion 10.7.2 includes improvements [...]
To get around Apple’s in app subscription and purchase polices Amazon has released web based Kindle Cloud Reader which allows users to read Kindle e-books online or offline on PC, Mac and iPad.
At the moment Kindle Cloud Reader works for Mac and Windows with two choices of web browser Chrome, Safari and also supports iPad with Safari.
If you will try to visit Kindle Cloud Reader page through Internet Explorer, Firefox or by using any other web browser except Chrome or Safari then an error message will display.
So, experience your Kindle library without installing software on your computer by [...]
Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs has kicked off WWDC 2011 keynote by saying that company has sold out 5200 WWDC 2011 tickets to attendees just in two hours, and he also reviled that they have some interesting stuff to talk about Mac OS X Lion, iOS 5, and new cloud stuff.
Some other facts announced at WWDC 2011 Keynote are:
54 million Mac users around the world
PC shrunk 1% while Mac growth is 28% (year-over-year)
Apple is out-grown every quarter for the last five years
WWDC 2011 Keynote Pictures
The XDA member wrapkgb brings Honeycomb music player cloud sync to Android 2.3.3 devices (with any Android 2.3.3 ROM) which means the whole desktop music library is available on the Android handset for the owners.
For details about Honeycomb Music Player Cloud Sync on Android 2.3.3 head over to the XDA original thread.
SB 2 Cloud is a new jailbreak tweak that uploads iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch screenshots straight to the Cloud App account without any user interaction. If you use Cloud App to save your files and screenshots in the cloud, SB2Cloud is indeed a great jailbreak app for you.
For those who don’t know, CloudApp allows you to share images, links, music, videos and files just like Dropbox and others.
SB 2 Cloud uses your CloudApp account to upload your iOS screenshots to your CloudApp account. You can register a Basic CloudApp account for free. You can access that account via CloudApp website or a small [...]
The Google Earth version 5.2 now includes the new feature to provide the real-time weather information visually either its snowy or rainy outside.
Right, now the feature of “Cloud” in Google Earth 5.2 is only available and covers some of North America and Western Europe.
For further details about Google Earth weather feature head over to Google official blog.
Download Google Earth v 5.2
At D8, All Things Digital Conference Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer talked about Microsoft’s Mobile business, Microsoft’s competitors, Apple’s iPad and the cloud computing in his interview. So, in following we align all the videos of different sessions of Steve Ballmer’s Interview at D8.
So, watch out the videos to know the details about Steve Ballmer’s words on different issues. The videos and photo is taken from allthingsd.
Microsoft’s Mobile Business
Steve Ballmer on Google
Steve Ballmer on the iPad
Steve Ballmer on Cloud Computing