For those of you who work with the iPad in a corporate environment, you may be interested to read the article that was recently published by the Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC). CSEC has produced an iPad Security and Best Practices publication to assist Government of Canada (GC) departments when implementing and using the iPad.
The article identifies iPad security deficiencies such as:
Security assurance practices for third party applications;
Data on an iPad is … Read More
Apple appears to be taking a stance against jailbroken iPads and iPhones.
According to the Social Apples blog, iPhones and iPads running the latest iOS firmware contain a “jailbreak check” that automatically detects when the devices have been unlocked using the greenpoisOn jailbreak kit. Jailbroken devices that attempt to load content using the iBooks application, even legally acquired e-books display an error message that reads: “There is a problem with the configuration of … Read More
Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had the opportunity to meet with business, technical and engineer personnel from Apple. Everyone from Apple that I conversed with were very knowledgeable and helpful when answering my numerous questions regarding the iPad’s security capabilities and functionality. Since meeting with Apple, I have much more respect for the company as a whole and for iPad security.
I wanted to share with you some of the security … Read More
Hello everyone! Have you ever wanted or needed to print something from your iPad? If you’re like me, every so often you may have a need to print from your iPad. I currently don’t have a printer that’s capable of printing documents to my iPad so I was really happy to find this neat utility.
I have discovered a small program (it’s a simple “.vbs” utility for you geeks) that after you run it, … Read More
Note to readers – before you begin reading this blog I would just like to inform you that it is a much longer and more technical blog than what you normally read on iPadinCanada.
Many business users want to know if the iPad is secure enough to implement in a business environment. This topic has created a lot of chatter within the security community. It has now become a heated discussion due … Read More
Hey, are you a fan of the television show NCIS? If so, you may want to check out the new NCIS game app that was just recently released in the app store. The game is based on the NCIS television show and its cast of characters.
You can select from five different options when you start the game. You can help Gibbs, DiNozzo, Ducky, Ziva and McGee search for evidence and clues … Read More
Do you ever sit and watch TV while using your iPad? Maybe you sometimes just curl up on the couch and read your email or a good ebook. Well, I think I just found the chair of your dreams. If you use your iPad as much as I do then you may drool over this chair along with me.
Elite HTS is a Canadian company located in Vancouver and it has designed … Read More
I have been on holidays for the past couple of weeks. During my vacation my iPad was an invaluable tool for keeping me up to date with news feeds, sharing of photos and the most up to date weather forecast. As you know, when on vacation it’s important to know the weather forecast so you can plan your outdoor activities (after all it’s not much fun playing golf in the … Read More
Are you a Windows user? Do you often multitask and wish you had a second monitor? Well, there is a new app that will let you turn your iPad into a secondary monitor.
If you don’t already have one, having an extra monitor allows you to move programs and windows around for maximum visibility and usage. Rather than going out and buying a separate monitor, you can … Read More
If you have a jailbroken iPad you can now run Flash. The brilliant “Comex” has been able to re-engineer the Flash from the Android OS to the iOS. The Flash for the iPad is called Frash and if you have a little patience and a jailbroken iPad you can install it. Rumors have it that the developers of Frash are currently working on making it work for the iPhone 3GS … Read More