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FBI Promises to Share iPhone Unlock with Authorities...

phonesThe (FBI) Federal Bureau of Investigation has promised to help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones as soon as it is permitted by law and policy.

The FBI said in a letter to local law enforcement agencies about the challenges being faced by authorities in monitoring suspects who use encrypted mobile devices.

The FBI says it will consider any tool that may be helpful to other agencies.

There’s been an ongoing legal battle between the Apple and the FBI, with the court ruling in favour of Apple recently.

The authorities wanted Apple to write new software to get into the iPhone secured by encryption to access data from suspect’s phones.

Read more: http://www.itnews.com.au/news/fbi-promises-to-share-iphone-unlock-with-other-authorities-417705#ixzz44o2jTAl2

 

Nintendos First Smartphone App Gets Record Number of Users in First 3 Days...

nintendoMiitomo, the first smartphone app from Nintendo got over 100 million users in the first 3 days, according to a tweet from the Miitomo Twitter account.

The app is topping iOS charts in Japan at the moment despite the gaming company’s first app being a messaging app instead of a gaming app as everyone was hoping.

The cool part about the app is that users get to design their own avatar, called Mii which is based on their own image.

The app is currently free but will allow users to buy accessories for their avatar.

Find out more here.