It’s another week down and it’s time for another edition of Adi’s Week in Tech News.
The wait finished this week as Apple finally released the long-anticipated iPhone 5. People round the world lined up in front of Apple stores. In addition to that, iOS 6(the latest operating system for iPod Touches, iPhones and iPads) also released this week. Alongside this, was the release of an OSX software update for Macs running Mountain Lion which enables Facebook integration.
The sixth humble indie bundle also went on sale this week. You will be able to get hold of a selection of 5 games from independent game makers. However, you get to pay what you want for these games and paying over the average price will get you the sixth game in the package.
Security Company Rapid7 found a critical zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer. At the time of writing, Microsoft have not released a patch. However, Rapid 7 have strongly advised people to switch to another browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
The battle to monetise user generated content took another step forward this week with the launch by Vimeo of a new “tip jar” feature. Available to anyone with a paid Vimeo account, it allows content creators to activate a button that will appear next to every video and allow viewers to donate anywhere from one to five hundred dollars by Credit Card or their Paypal account.