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BlackBerry CEO: 'Apple now lacks innovation'





In an interview in The Australian Financial Review (via AllThingsD), Thorsten Haynes, Blackberry CEO characterizes the iOS user interface as outdated, arguing that the popularity of the iPhone may be reduced due to the lack of innovation.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013. 21:59

Apple fixed in iOS 6.1.3 four security issues used in Evasi0n



Apple has acknowledged the evad3rs for discovery of four of the six security issues fixed in iOS 6.1.3, notes MuscleNerd.

Apple gives hat tip to @evad3rs for 4 of the 6 security fixes in 6.1.3 :) http://is.gd/nfspim

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Available for: iPhone 3GS and later, iPod touch (4th generation) and later, iPad 2 and later
Impact: A local user may be able to execute unsigned code
Description: A state management issue existed in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments. This issue was addressed by refusing to load an executable with overlapping segments.
CVE-ID : CVE-2013-0977 : evad3rs


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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 With Evasi0n Fix



Apple released iOS 6.1.3 which fixes a lock screen passcode bug and brings improvements to Maps in Japan. It also disables Evasi0n jailbreak.

iOS 6.1.3:
This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including:
● Fixes a bug that could allow someone to bypass the passcode and access the Phone app
● Improvements to Maps in Japan

For information on the security content of this update please visit this website:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

You can update in iTunes or directly on your iDevice. If you use jailbreak or unlock, do not update! iOS 6.1.3 is not jailbreakable.

   

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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Update iPhone 3GS Modem Version to 06.15 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.1.2]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to update your iPhone 3GS modem to version 06.15 on iOS 6.0 - iOS 6.1.2. We will use RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.


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Samsung Confirms That It Is Working On Smart Watch Project



As Bloomberg reports, Samsung has confirmed rumors from last month that it is working on its own smart watch. Given the rumors that Apple is preparing to release its "iWatch" device as soon as this year, it seems that the two rivals will again compete head-to-head in this emerging market segment.


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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013. 22:08

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Benchmarks at Nearly Twice the Speed of the iPhone 5



Primate Labs has posted benchmarks scores for the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 revealing that the device is nearly twice as fast as the iPhone 5.

I've charted the Geekbench 2 scores for the Samsung Galaxy S4 along with several Android phones, the iPhone 5, and the BlackBerry Z10. If you're not familiar with Geekbench 2, higher scores are better.


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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013. 19:58

Apple Extends Warranty Coverage In Australia To Two Years



Australian Consumer Protections law requires that sellers of products provide warranties for a reasonable period of time from date of delivery until the problem becomes apparent, which has been interpreted for computers as two years. Apple offers a standard warranty for one year on all its products, while AppleCare provides coverage for three years on Macs.

Today The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Apple’s authorized resellers and retail store staff have been informed of a change in how the company handles warranty claims in Australia. The report notes:


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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013. 1:00

Comparison video: iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S4



This clip from the folks over at PhoneArena shows the iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 side by side, and their many differences, from display quality to build quality. It also showcases some of the the Galaxy S4′s unique new software features…

   

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Monday, March 18th, 2013. 18:20

Video: Can iPad or Other Tablet Replace Paper?



Apple’s tablet can replace paper most of the time... but not always. Let's watch:

   

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Monday, March 18th, 2013. 18:15

Appeal filed by Apple in Mexico was rejected



An appeal filed by Apple over its use of the "iPhone" trademark in Mexico, was rejected, according to The Wall Street Journal. It continues for some time, but did not appear to affect Apple’s ability to sell the iPhone and related services in the country.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, March 16th, 2013. 18:56

iPad mini with Retina display may be released in second half of 2013



Paul Semenza, an analyst at research firm DisplaySearch, tells CNET that the iPad mini with Retina display may appear in the third or fourth quarter of this year.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, March 16th, 2013. 18:55

Lower-Cost iPhone Will Have Thinner Plastic And Fiberglass Casing



AppleInsider reports that an analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities has shared a few new details about rumored Apple's low-cost iPhone. He expects the cheaper iPhone will have a plastic and fiberglass casing that will be thinner, lighter and stronger, than typical plastic casings.


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Friday, March 15th, 2013. 22:37

Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs. Galaxy S III: what's changed



Samsung Galaxy S 4 looks a lot like last year's Galaxy S III model. But there are of course some differences, most notably on the inside. Let's compare some specs:


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Friday, March 15th, 2013. 16:35

Samsung Galaxy S4 Introduction Video



Samsung has released an introduction video to the Galaxy S 4 that outlines its new features. Let's watch:


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Friday, March 15th, 2013. 16:13

Retina MacBook Pro User Filed A Class-Action Suit Against Apple



Since Apple launched its 15,4-inch Retina MacBook Pro in June last year, there have been an increasing number of complaints from users experiencing issues with the device. The most reported issue is one that causes a ghosting or burn-in problem on its display and has resulted in a support thread with more than 365, 215 views.

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Friday, March 15th, 2013. 1:26