Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 21 March 2014

On March 21, 2014

 Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!

This is why Apple keeps enabling Bluetooth every time you update iOS – Apple’s iOS software updates trickle out to millions upon millions of iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices following each release. And as those millions of devices are updated every few months, a healthy portion of users wonder the same thing: “Why the heck do iOS updates keep turning Bluetooth on?”

Apple TV can now search for AirPlay devices via Bluetooth – In our report on Apple TV 6.1 update, we mentioned the new ability to scan for AirPlay devices via Bluetooth, in addition to the normal searching over WiFi.

GarageBand for Mac Updated with MP3 Export, New Drummers, and More – Apple today updated GarageBand for Mac to version 10.0.2, bringing several improvements including the ability to export tracks in MP3 format and three new Drummer options in the $4.99 content pack.

8 Useful Mobile Applications to Simplify Your Daily Life – With great development in technology, life is also getting busier day by day. Now its our job to keep good liaison with this improvements. Lets take an example of Smartphone; as the craze of iPads, iPhones, or Android phones rises the usage of apps is also increasing drastically.

Beware This Dangerously Convincing Apple ID Phishing Scam – Just 24 hours after the world learned about the dangerously convincing Google Docs phishing scam, a security company revealed a very similar exploit involving the Apple ID log-in screen. And, weirdly enough, it’s hosted on EA’s website.

Camera Plus App Update Adds New Remote Control AirSnap Feature – iOS application developer GlobalDelight has this week released a new update for its popular Camera Plus application which brings with it a new feature called AirSnap.

iPhone 6 to have 8MP camera, report claims – Instead of the twelve or sixteen-megapixel camera upgrade in its 2014 iPhone offerings anticipated by watchers, Apple is said to stick with the eight-megapixel module and focus on improving image quality through software advancements and features like optical image stabilization, a new report asserts.

Is Apple, Inc.’s New iPhone 5c Strategy Bold Enough? – Apple changed its iPhone strategy a bit this week when it introduced a cheaper iPhone 5c, an attempt to better tackle the mid-range smartphone market. While Apple is trying to gain additional traction for the 5c with its lower pricing, it may not give the phone a boost where it needs it most.

Winocm shows off untethered iOS 7.1 jailbreak on iPhone 4 – Well known hacker and future Apple employeewinocm posted a video demonstrating an untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1 earlier today. The video, which he posted to YouTube, shows off what appears to be an untethered jailbreak on a Verizon iPhone 4.

New iTunes Section Spotlights Indie Game Developers – In a world where Apple’s far and away the most valuable brand in existence, it’s easy to forget that once upon the time it was “the little guy.” Which is why it’s nice to see Apple highlighting indie game developers in a new section of the App Store called “Indie Game Showcase.”