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Apple and China Mobile Finally Signed Partnership Contract





Apple and China Mobile finally signed a partnership contract. Both companies confirmed the deal on Sunday and that means that iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c will be soon available on Chinese carrier’s network. Moreover, there’s even the exact date for this to happen - January 17th. Preorders for Apple’s new gadgets will start on December 25th.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013. 0:44

Apple to Release 4.9-inch iPhone and 12.9-inch iPad in 2014



The company from Cupertino is said to be planning to launch two new devices in 2014: a larger-sized iPhone in May and a 12.9-inch iPad in October. The information about Apple’s redesigned products was first published by DigiTimes (via AppleInsider) on Monday.


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Tuesday, December 24th, 2013. 0:36

iH8sn0w and Winocm show iOS 6.1.x untethered jailbreak for iPod Touch 5G



iH8sn0w and winocm have posted a new video teasing an untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3, 6.1.4, and 6.1.5. The video demonstrates the untethered jailbreak on a n78ap (iPod touch 5) running iOS 6.1.3.

   

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Untethered jailbreak for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch 4G with iOS 6.1.3 - 6.1.5



H8sn0w has announced the release of an untether package for the old devices running iOS 6.1.3 - 6.1.5. This includes iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch 4G.

With the unexpected release of the evasi0n7 jailbreak, we are finally able to release the 3GS/A4 6.1.3 + 6.1.5 untether Cydia package.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Evasi0n (Windows) [iOS 7.0-7.0.6]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.0 - iOS 7.0.6 firmwares using Evasi0n 7 for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

Supported firmwares:

  • iOS 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.1 beta 1, 7.1 beta 2

This tutorial is for Windows users. Mac OS X tutorial is available here (tutorial is being prepared).


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Holiday Prices on Popular Apps - Don't Miss!



Many apps on the App Store have become discounted or even free due to the holidays. End of December seems to be the best time to purchase new software for both iPhone and iPad since one can save a lot of money. Literally. Check out the list of all the worth purchasing apps, created by MacRumors, to make sure I'm not joking. It is available below.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 1:40

Apple Could be Forced to Change its Lightning Connector



The company from Cupertino may be forced to change its Lightning connector in order to fit the common standard for battery chargers in Europe. According to the latest rumors, a group of lawmakers is currently thinking about passing a law that will make all of the smartphone manufacturers use the same standard while creating their devices.


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Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 1:07

Apple Patents Map Layers, Not Like Those Google Uses



The company from Cupertino has recently filed a patent for customizable map layers. You may say that various maps developers, like those working for Google, already use layered maps. Nevertheless, according to the patent application entitled “Interactive Map” published by United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 19th, Apple’s concept is a bit different from the existing ones.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, December 23rd, 2013. 0:42

Evad3rs Release Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 7



Good news for all those who have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7 - all of a sudden, evad3rs released an untethered jailbreak for the seventh version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Evasion 7 jailbreak utility was released December 22nd. A kind of a Christmas present from hackers, huh?


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Apple Releases OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 Beta to Developers



Less than a week after OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 became available for download worldwide, the company from Cupertino released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 beta to developers. The new OS X version includes a number of bugfixes that deal with Mail app. Again.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013. 1:45

Ming-Chi Kuo Talks About Apple-China Mobile Agreement



According to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple may market as many as 15 to 20 million iPhone units in China in 2014 if signs a deal with China Mobile. Moreover, in 2015 the company from Cupertino may increase the number of devices sold to 20 or even 30 million units. However, the success depends on Apple’s iPhone 5c merchandising strategy, Kuo says.


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Sunday, December 22nd, 2013. 1:40

Software Update for Late 2013 Mac Pro?



Apple on Thursday issued a software update for the late 2013 cylindric Mac Pro. And this is a very strange step since first customers will receive their desktops no sooner than in January or even February. Nevertheless, AppleInsider claims that the new software version includes some important bugfixes.


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Sunday, December 22nd, 2013. 1:32

Apple Started Selling Redesigned Mac Pro on Thursday



Apple started selling a completely redesigned Mac Pro on Thursday. That means if you want to purchase a new cylindrical desktop, you can place the appropriate order through Apple’s online store right now. However, don’t expect that your computer will be delivered to you within few days - according to MacRumors, shipping dates were pushed back to January or even February.


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Friday, December 20th, 2013. 1:47

It is Possible to Covertly Hack MacBook Webcams and Spy on Users



According to the recent news, it is possible to hack Apple's FaceTime camera and control it remotely without the laptop’s user permission. This is what was proved by a court case against the teenager who recently took control over his classmate’s computer to take nude photos of her. Moreover, former FBI agent also says it is possible to hack the camera i.e. disable its green indicator and make it record video without user’s knowledge.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, December 20th, 2013. 1:32

Apple's iPod Leads Portable Media Players Market



Although the market of portable media players is shrinking rapidly, the company from Cupertino with its iPod still remains the main manufacturer, AppleInsider reports. And I’m not surprised. Maybe because I own it, I believe that the iPod Shuffle is the best music player ever created. For me this tiny device is an epitome of perfection. But let’s get back to our topic.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Friday, December 20th, 2013. 0:36