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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s time to take a look at this week’s most popular posts. Are you ready? If so, let’s begin.

The story that became the top read this week deals with the next-gen iPhone launch. According to the latest rumors, Apple may unveil its new handset as soon as in July; not in September as was reported earlier.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 20:28

Apple to Start Charging Users for Out-of-Warranty Chat Support



Apple will soon start charging users for out-of-warranty support. To do that, the company has recently developed a new payment system that allows to send money directly from the support chat. In case you don’t know, previously, all the online support features were available for free for all users worldwide.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 15:38

Evad3rs Release Evasi0n7 1.0.7 with Fix for Bundled Package List Issue



According to the recent reports, the evad3rs have released an update for their jailbreak utility. The hackers have fixed the problem with bundled package lists that “could not be updated by Cydia”. The update has brought the evasi0n7 tool to version 1.0.7.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 15:31

Three Automotive Industry Giants to Unveil iOS in the Car Next Week?



Three automotive industry giants, namely, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo, are expected to unveil vehicles with Apple’s new iOS in the Car system on board next week. The smart system allows drivers to use Apple Maps, make calls, listen to music etc. directly from the car’s console display. Below you may take a look at the previously leaked video showing iOS in the Car beta.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, March 1st, 2014. 17:15

Apple TV to Feature Video Game Support, Launch Date Still Unclear



According to the latest reports from various sources, the company from Cupertino will soon release its updated Apple TV. However, the exact launch date is still unclear. On the one hand, the Financial Times reporters claim that the new set-top box will be revealed "any week now", but on the other, Apple journalist Jim Dalrymple says it won’t.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Saturday, March 1st, 2014. 17:06

You can now shop accessories in the online Apple Store



'Shop Accessories' is a new section to be found in the online Apple Store.

You can purchase different accessories in the new section, such as Bags, Shells & Sleeves, Cables and Docks, Headphones, Speakers, and more. The icon for the Accessories section is located at the top right of the navigation bar.

Apple TV also boasts its own section of the Online Store. This is believed to boost sales the increase product awareness.


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Written by Lizzen

Saturday, March 1st, 2014. 2:41

One-third of New Games on the App Store Are Flappy Bird Clones



Although Flappy Bird was removed from the App Store nearly three weeks ago, it still inspires many developers. You see, according to the latest estimates, nearly one-third of apps submitted for approval are Flappy Bird clones.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 21:10

OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Security Update Breaks AirPlay Functionality



Following the release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2, a security update that contains a fix for the SSL vulnerability, some users have begun to complain that the most-recent OS X version breaks the AirPlay functionality.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 19:25

Apple Reveals How Touch ID and Secure Enclave Work



The company from Cupertino revealed how its Touch ID fingerprint sensor and the so-called "Secure Enclave" work. Both systems (which work as a one whole) were first introduced with the iPhone 5s release and both ensure the security of the information stored in your device’s memory.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 19:13

Apple is the world's most admired company



Apple is again number one in Fortune's list of the World's Most Admired Companies in 2014. Apple has been rated best for the seventh time now.


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Written by Lizzen

Friday, February 28th, 2014. 2:44

Apple Releases Firmware Update for Late 2013 Mac Pro



The company from Cupertino has released an update for late 2013 Mac Pro. It allows users to enter the Power Nap mode without running a fan in order to save energy.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:25

David Fincher to Direct New Steve Jobs Movie - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, David Fincher - the Social Network director - may direct Sony’s new Steve Jobs movie. The film is expected to be based on Walter Isaacson biography. Aaron Sorkin, who previously wrote the Social Network, is currently working on a screenplay for the new Jobs biopic.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:03

iOS 7.0.6 Adoption Rate Reaches 13.3% in Just 48 Hours After Release



According to the latest report from Chitika Insights, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 managed to reach 13.3% of adoption in the United States and Canada only 48 hours after the release. The reason for so many users to upgrade was an important security improvement. As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino fixed the vulnerability that allowed hackers to attack the secure SSL connection without any warning for the device user.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:45

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.5 with Minor Improvements



Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5. The new version contains a fix for the problem that caused the application to close each time the user connects the device, apart from that, it improves the system compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:35

iPhone 6 is rumored to be released in July



Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba believes that the iPhone 6 will be released sooner than expected.

According to the analyst, checks in Asia and Japan show that the iPhone may be released in July, although these are only speculations as it is still long before summer. The only sign of release is the vendors being ready for a production ramp up earlier than prior years.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 2:38