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AirDroid for iOS Launches: Easy File Transfers Across All Platforms

AirDroid is a popular file transfer app for Android and it has finally made its way to iOS, as announced by its developers last week in a blog post. The app allows you to transfer any file wirelessly and remotely between iOS, Android, Mac and PC computers, with “one click”. There’s also a web client...

Pilot Sends Image Using AirDrop from iPhone at 35,000 Feet

A new video shows Apple's AirDrop technology being used to send pictures taken from one plane to another in-flight, at 35,000 feet. Frequent YouTube poster LouB747 posted the video on Aug. 3. The video depicts him in the pilot seat, communicating from 35,000 feet, with the other Singapore Airlines plane at 36,000 feet in close...

iOS 9 Fixes Crucial AirDrop Vulnerability

According to a report by ThreatPost, a recently discovered vulnerability in a library in iOS, which allowed hackers to overwrite arbitrary files on a target device via AirDrop, has already been fixed by Apple in iOS 9. Dowd, founder and director of Azimuth Security, had reported the vulnerability to Apple, after successfully being able to use the bug, along...

How to Avoid Being Trolled When Using AirDrop on iPhone, iPad

Josh Lowensohn, senior reporter for The Verge, has discovered an interesting way to troll strangers by using Apple’s AirDrop on iOS. Everyday Lowensohn uses the train to get to work in San Francisco and he is usually surrounded by people who are using iPhones or iPads. Most of these users have AirDrop configured to accept...

How to Use AirDrop in iOS 7: The Ultimate Feature for Teachers

A while back educator Steve Lai shared Part 1 of how to use your iPad in teaching and Part 2. Today, Part 3 looks at how you can utilize AirDrop in iOS 7 as the ultimate tool in the classroom. How to use AirDrop - iOS 7’s most important feature for teachers AirDrop is a great...