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iOS Apps: MLB At Bat 2012 Offers Monthly Subscription

Major League Baseball has released the 2012 update to its popular MLB.com At Bat mobile application. Now iPhone and iPad users can download and install the same app, which also means users with multiple iOS devices need only pay once. When it comes to paying for live content, MLB 2012 adds more options over last year's app.

iPhone app MLB 2012 At Bat

Baseball fans can still grab the app for free, which provides live score updates. To hear live radio of games and watch the Gameday summary there are now two options, paying $14.99 once for the whole season or subscribing to the service for $2.99 per month. This also comes with a Live Game of the Day, stats, highlights and more.

Apple Patent Adds Interactive 3D to iPhone Display

Apple routinely describes the appearance and operation of its mobile products as "magical" for a reason. Ever since the first iPhone touch screen came on the market, the company has been refining its interface and raising the bar for intuitive interaction to a new level. A patent revealed by Patently Apple shows how Apple plans to add the illusion of 3D to future iOS devices.

Patent 3D eye tracking iPhone interface

Much like the head-tracking demo we've already seen that creates the illusion of 3D on the iPad, Apple's concept would track the movement of the iPhone user's eyes and alter the display accordingly. Finger position would also determine how the interface would move to provide "depth" to the iPhone screen.

Does iMessage on the iPhone Have a Security Flaw?

Reports of iMessages being received on the wrong iPhone have resurfaced, this time with Gizmodo posting a slew of information not intended for their eyes. Apparently an Apple employee briefly inserted his personal SIM card into a customer's iPhone, and ever since his iMessages are being delivered to her device.

iMessage SIM card bug

This is after the customer's iPhone was reset and her personal infomation including her AppleID was reentered on the handset. Similar reports of the problem have cropped up intermittently in the past, with Ars Technica weighing in on the issue. Support forum threads regarding the problem have sprung up at Apple and elsewhere as well.

iBooks Jailbreak Problems Fixed: Corona 5.0.1 Untether Updated

The Corona 5.0.1 Untether package has received another update, this time to correct an iBooks problem where images failed to display or displayed incorrectly after installation. Chronic Dev Team released Corona 5.0.1 Untether to free tethered jailbroken devices including the iPhone 4 from the need to reboot with a computer.

Apple iBooks iOS logo icon

After installing early releases of both Corona and the redsn0w jailbreak for iPhone 4 and 3GS devices, some users had problems with iBooks including a Configuration Error dialog. The latest version of Corona (1.0-7) should fix both iBooks errors and can be installed directly from Cydia on a jailbroken device.

Siri Alternative Evi Now Available for iPhone 4 / 3GS

Back when Siri was first launched on the iPhone 4S, we highlighted the top 5 Siri alternatives for those with older iPhones including the iPhone 4 and 3GS. Now there's a brand new Artificial Intelligence available on the App Store for just $0.99.

Evi iOS app Siri replacement

The app is named Evi, and the software promises to give Siri a run for her money when it comes to answering questions asked via naturally spoken language. According to TechCrunch Evi can provide answers to questions when Siri gives up and asks to search the web. In fact, even iPhone 4S users might want to give Evi a try.


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