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Walmart Refuses to Support Apple Pay, Working on Its Own Payments Service





Walmart, one of the largest U.S. retailers, has refused to support Apple Pay. According to what the reliable sources from Re/code claim, the reason for the refusal is high credit card transaction fee. This reason for refusal is closely connected with another one. You see, Walmart belongs to a consortium of the most influential retailers called Merchant Customer Exchange (MCX); its members plan to create their own mobile payments system called CurrentC. This system is expected to boast of lower transaction fees; its launch may take place as soon as early 2015.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 10th, 2014. 20:28

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Pangu8 Jailbreak Utility Released for Mac OS X



The PanguTeam has released a Pangu8 utility for Mac OS X that can jailbreak iOS 8.0 - 8.1.

You can download the latest version of the Pangu Jailbreak utility for Windows and Mac OS from here. If you haven't jailbroken already, you can find our step-by-step instructions on how to do so here.
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Sunday, November 9th, 2014. 20:56

Portable Wireless Speaker Creative MUVO 20



With growing popularity of smart devices, like smartphones and tablets, most users demand wireless and mobile features from audio systems. That is why most modern speakers support bluetooth connectivity. Bluetooth helped us to get rid of audio cables. But what about power cords? Today we will take a look at Creative MUVO 20 - portable mobile wireless speaker with internal battery.


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Pangu8 1.2.1 Jailbreak Utility Released



The PanguTeam has released Pangu8 1.2.1, an updated version of their utility to jailbreak iOS 8.0 - 8.1.

Here's what's new...

Version 1.2.1 - (2014.11.06)
1. Integrate with Cydia 1.1.16 (Cydia fixed boot issue when using "Restore from Backup" feature)

Cydia 1.1.16 resolved the iOS 8 "Restore from Backup" issue, increased iOS 8 multitask timeout, improved App Store redirect block, and fixed the login dialog on iPad.

You can download the latest version of the Pangu Jailbreak utility from here. If you haven't jailbroken already, you can find our step-by-step instructions on how to do so here.

   

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Friday, November 7th, 2014. 1:36

Apple Currently Working on Glasses-Free 3D Display for Next-Generation iPhone?



Reporters from a Taiwanese news website called Economic Daily News have recently reported that Apple might be currently working on a glasses-free 3D display for the next-generation iPhone.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, November 6th, 2014. 22:11

Chinese Apple Users Encounter New Type of Malware



Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks have recently discovered a new type of malware. This malware is called WireLurker and it infects both iOS devices and Mac OS X computers. Over the past six months, a wide number of users mainly from China have encountered with this piece of malware. The researchers claim that WireLurker is a complete new threat and it can possibly open the new era in the creation of malware attacking both Apple's desktop and mobile platforms.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, November 6th, 2014. 21:57

Mac Version of Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 8 - 8.1 Coming Soon



Good news for all those OS X users who want to jailbreak their iPhones with iOS 8 - 8.1 on board. PanguTeam on Wednesday announced that the version of their utility for untethered jailbreak will be released in a couple of days. The pleasant piece of news was yesterday spotted on developers' official Twitter page, where they acknowledged the release of Cydia 1.1.16 and posted some words that deal with jailbreak for Mac users.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, November 6th, 2014. 21:42

Stainless Apple Watch to Cost $500, Gold - $4.000 - Rumors



Several new rumors that deal with Apple's long-anticipated smartwatch and the prices for different versions of the gadget have recently appeared on the Internet. According to the latest report found on a French website called iGen.fr, the stainless steel model of the Apple Watch may cost about $500, while the high-end and luxurious gold version could get a price tag of $4.000 or even $5.000. Well, that's a bit too much for a smartwatch, don't you think so?


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. 21:20

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128GB iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Owners Continue Reporting Crashing and Boot Loop Issues



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, a relatively wide number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus owners have encountered an issue that causes constant crashes and restarts of their devices. After such crashes, the smartphones get stuck in a boot loop and  it takes much time to bring them back to normal functioning. What is interesting about this particular glich is that it affects primarily the iPhones with 128GB of storage on board and those that have their storage full or nearly full.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. 21:13

TSMC and Samsung Struggle to Become Apple's Main Chip Supplier



According to the latest report from Digitimes, both Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are currently struggling to get the rights to manufacture the next-generation Apple A9 chip, which will reportedly be used to power company's iPhones and iPads next year. The guys from Cupertino will choose the primary supplier by the end of 2014, the reporters claim.


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Wednesday, November 5th, 2014. 21:03

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Apple Won't Develop iPad mini, Will Focus on iPad Pro



According to the latest report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Apple is currently planning to stop the development of the iPad mini to focus on the new project, which deals with the larger-screened iPad Pro. This year's iPad mini 3, the reporters claim, became the last Apple's product of its kind. While the guys from Cupertino haven't yet commented in the issue, such a step looks quite possible and logical. You see, the smaller tablet can be now substituted by the 5.5-inch iPhone, which is a bit smaller, but large enough for comfortable web-browsing, reading or playing games. For all the other things there's a normal full-size iPad.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014. 21:42

Apple Releases iOS 8.1.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apart from seeding the new beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.1, the guys from Cupertino on Monday released iOS 8.1.1 to developers for testing. The update comes two weeks after the official release of iOS 8.1, which contained the support of the recently-launched mobile payments service called Apple Pay as well as some bug fixes and stability improvements.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014. 21:35

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Beta to Developers



Nearly three weeks after the release of the long-anticipated OS X Yosemite, which contained a wide number of design tweaks, new features and deeper integration with iOS 8, Apple on Monday seeded a new OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite beta to developers for testing.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014. 21:26

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to Become Available in New Countries on November, 14th?



Without any official announcement from Apple or the company suppliers, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are expected to go on sale in a number of new countries as soon as on November 14th. These countries reportedly include Brazil, Philippines, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Uruguay, Guatemala, Lebanon, Kenya, Nigeria and possibly Malaysia. Local carriers in these countries have already began the preparations for the launch and announced the availability of both devices in the near future.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 3rd, 2014. 23:59

'New Watch Launch Coming in the Spring,' Says Apple SVP Angela Ahrendts



According to a video message sent by Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts to retail employees, transcript of which was obtained by 9to5Mac, the recently-announced Apple Watch will finally hit the store shelves in the "spring" of 2015. In case you don't know, back in September, the guys from Cupertino promised that the smartwatch will become available "early next year". Today's release timing is more specific and this is good for potential customers.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, November 3rd, 2014. 21:48

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