By samzenpus from Slashdot's read-all-about-it department
writes "Today's handheld device is the mainframe of years past. An iPhone 5 with 64 GB of storage and the Apple A6 system-on-a-chip processor has more raw computing power entire data centers had some years ago. With billions of handheld devices in use worldwide, it is imperative that digital forensics investigators and others know how to ensure that the information contained in them, can be legally preserved if needed."
Read on for the rest of Ben's review. Digital Forensics for Handheld Devices
author Dr. Eamon P. Doherty
publisher CRC Press
reviewer Ben Rothke
summary Valuable reference for digital forensicsRead Replies (0)
By timothy from Slashdot's cash-grass-or-apps department
TechCrunch reports that Apple, facing a substantial backlash (and some snarky competitive advertising
) over goofs in the mapping software
included in iOS 6, is going after the problem with a hiring spree
. Here's TechCrunch's lead:
"Apple is going after people with experience working on Google Maps to develop its own product, according to a source with connections on both teams. Using recruiters, Apple is pursuing a strategy of luring away Google Maps employees who helped develop the search giant’s product on contract, and many of those individuals seem eager to accept due in part to the opportunity Apple represents to build new product, instead of just doing 'tedious updates' on a largely complete platform."
Meanwhile, writes reader EGSonikku "Well known iOS hacker Ryan Perrich has gotten the iOS5 Google Maps application to run on iOS6 using 'a little trickery.' (YouTube demonstration.) He has not released it yet due to crashing issues but states 'it mostly works.'"Read Replies (0)