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Mac OS X security flaw discovered in Preview

09/08/2011, Heads up Mac OS X users, a security flaw has been spotted in Apple’s Preview application, the default app used to open image and PDF files. It was discovered by Christian Kienle, a developer for several Mac apps, and while it may not seem like a huge...

Apple releases iOS 4.3.4 update

07/15/2011, Remember the report about the possible exploitation through PDFs on iOS discovered last week? Well, we were told to hold on tight to our horses while Apple fixed the bug. In the meantime we had to either stay away from PDF files or jailbreak our phones to...

iOS users should refrain from downloading PDFs says Apple

07/12/2011, Remember the potential security theat in iOS that Apple was reported to be fixing last week? Well, the fix still isn’t here yet – at least not officially. It turns out that jailbreaking your iPhone is the key to solving this problem. Gizmodo...

Apple fixing potential iOS security threat

07/08/2011, On Wednesday, a German site reported about a serious flaw in iOS that if left unfixed, could leave the operating system vulnerable to malware without the user’s knowledge. The issue is due to the way iOS handles PDF files – even those that are...

No Adobe Flash and PDF for 3DS web browser

06/02/2011, In addition to getting that Nintendo eShop and Pokedex 3D update on June 6, the other major update is the web browser’s debut on the Nintendo 3DS. Unlike the web browser in the Wii and Nintendo DS that was powered by Opera, the 3DS’ will be...

LiveScribe Connect Takes SmartPens to the Next Level

05/22/2011, LiveScribe makes smartpens that records your writing and the voice/sound that was happening at that exact moment. The company has just released a software update called LiveScribe Connect, a new desktop software that makes it possible for the recorded...

WWF introduces unprintable PDF format

12/10/2010, The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has ground out a victory for those who want to save paper – they have developed the idea of a PDF file format which cannot be printed out. Known as the WWF format, this PDF file was so programmed so that one will...

Adobe Launches Acrobat X Pro

10/18/2010, Heavy PDF users will welcome the launch of Acrobat X Pro, the tenth version of Adobe’s PDF creation and editing tool. The new version focuses on enhancements to improve productivity and collaboration, such as the introduction of a new Reading Mode...

Apple Releases Patch For OS X PDF Exploit

08/25/2010, Folks have been talking a lot about PDF vulnerabilities recently, and now Apple has released an update for OS X that will patch the critical PDF vulnerability, amongst a bunch of other security issues. The update fixes a heap buffer overflow that exists...

Foxit Kills Its eSlick eBook Reader

08/03/2010, The eBook reader market is increasingly competitive, and now Foxit has announced that it will be dropping its eSlick eBook reader, preferring to focus on licensing the software technology that the device uses to read PDF and ePUB files instead. The reason...

TouchFLO3D 2.5 Gets Documents Tab

12/20/2009, The ever diligent folks over at the XDA-Developers forum have managed to dig up a rather interesting detail on the coming TouchFLO3D 2.5 from HTC. The latest addition to it would be the documents tab, which features documents from your My Documents...