Botched Parental Controls Let Kids Check Out iPorn

Botched Parental Controls Let Kids Check Out iPorn

The software that controls Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch includes parental controls that are meant to block kids from buying porn apps. And it works. Sort of. While kids whose parents use the software to protect their iPods can’t purchase any of the App Store’s billions of “babe” apps (App Store porn is largely of the soft-core, pin-up variety), they can still browse it, checking out the app descriptions, reviews and, of course, screen shots. Oops. [More]

Device That Turns iPhone Into Universal Remote Coming Next Month

Device That Turns iPhone Into Universal Remote Coming Next Month

If you’ve got an iPhone, a $50 eraser-sized dongle that snaps on to the bottom of your device could relegate that desk drawer full of remotes to the garbage bin. [More]