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iPhoneDevSDK informs what led to hacking Apple and Facebook





In January, a number of Apple employees’ Mac devices have been hacked after visiting a popular iPhoneDevSDK forum. The employees from Facebook and, probably, dozens of other companies have also been attacked by the hacker. The site's owner, Ian Sefferman,  has provided some limited details about what happened in his blog.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, February 21st, 2013. 21:25

iPhone 5 And 4S Topped The List Of Smartphone Shipments In 4Q 2012



In November, research company Strategy Analytics claimed that Samsung's Galaxy S III had become the best-selling smartphone worldwide in the third quarter of last year, taking advantage of iPhone 4S decreased sales ahead of the iPhone 5 launch.

The firm’s latest research published today shows that Apple easily retook the title for the fourth quarter of 2012 with the iPhone 5 shipments reaching 27.4 million units for 12,6 percent of the market.


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Thursday, February 21st, 2013. 0:35

Spotify streaming music service may appear on iPhone and iPad



According to the information provided by The Verge, the music streaming service Spotify has been talking about creating a section of free subscription for smartphones and tablets.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 20:50

Apple Releases iTunes 11.0.2



Apple today released iTunes 11.0.2 which adds a new Composers view for music and other improvements.

About iTunes 11.0.2
This update adds a new Composers view for music, improves responsiveness when syncing playlists with a large number of songs, and fixes an issue where purchases may not show up in your iTunes library. This update also includes other stability and performance improvements.

You can download iTunes 11.0.2 from Software Update or directly here.

   

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 19:36

Evasi0n 1.4 released with support of iOS 6.1.2 untethered jailbreak



The Evad3rs have released Evasi0n 1.4, an update to the jailbreak utility that brings support for the new iOS 6.1.2 firmware. All devices are supported.

Version 1.4
● Added support for iOS 6.1.2, all devices.

You can download Evasi0n 1.4 here.

If you haven't jailbroken yet, you can find the our step-by-step tutorials here:

   

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AU Optronics solved iPad mini display production issues



According to the report submitted by Digitimes, AU Optronics has improved performance of displays for the iPad mini which finally leads to the availability of the current iPad mini and a reliable infrastructure for the production of displays for the next generation iPad mini.
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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 16:33

Apple Stimulates Sales Growth In Two Main Consumer Electronics Categories



Today NPD released a report analyzing consumer technology sales in U.S. for 2012. According to the report, since 2010, U.S. consumer technology sales have decreased by $4 billion, down to $143 billion.


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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 13:13

Hackers Attacked And Infected A Number Of Apple Employees’ Macs



According to AllThingsD, Apple today confirmed that a number of Apple employees’ Macs were compromised by the same Chinese hackers, who recently targeted Facebook employees. The malware infected the computers through a vulnerability in a Java plug-in, which Apple has recently blocked due to security vulnerabilities. in statement to AllThingsD, Apple said:


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Wednesday, February 20th, 2013. 0:39

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2



Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 to fix a bug with Microsoft Exchange Calendar.

Fixes an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery life.

Today’s update also fixes the passcode bug that was found last week. There is no information, whether this firmware is jailbreakable.

You can update via OTA or in iTunes. Jailbreakers have to perform restore to upgrade to iOS 6.1.2.

You can download the new firmware from here.

   

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Redesigned MacBook Air Planned For 3Q 2013 Release



Taiwanese website Economic Times reports (via Macotakara) that Apple is preparing for a release of its next-generation MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2013.


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Tuesday, February 19th, 2013. 22:17

Apple Posts Two New iPad Ads: 'Alive' and 'Together' [Video]



Apple has posted two new iPad ads entitled 'Alive' and 'Together'.

With over 300,000 apps, iPad is up for anything you are.

Take a look:


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Monday, February 18th, 2013. 13:46

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Apple Seeking Managers To Lead Apple TV Feature Development



A new job posting from Apple looking for Apple TV experienced software engineer may suggests the company is indeed preparing to increase in presence in the living room. The job listing has revealed that Apple is seeking someone to lead the engineering team working on new features for the next Apple TV. It's interesting that earlier Apple referred to the Apple TV project as a hobby, but now the job posting describes it as a “high priority project.”


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Friday, February 15th, 2013. 22:48

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iOS 6.1.2 Addressing Exchange and Passcode Bugs to Arrive Next Week



German site iPhone-Ticker reports that next week Apple is preparing to release iOS 6.1.2 to address lock screen passcode issue and the Exchange bug found in iOS 6.1. The report notes that Apple will likely release the update before Wednesday.


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Friday, February 15th, 2013. 21:40

Apple New Patent Could Help Prevent Blurry Or Dark IPhone Photos



Today US patent and trademark office published a new Apple’s patent application describing methods that would enable an iPhone to take and buffer several photos before the shutter release is pressed and then automatically choose the best one.


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Thursday, February 14th, 2013. 22:26

Shares Of TV Set Maker Loewe Increased As Apple Acquisition Rumors Surfaced



According to Reuters, today shares of German television set manufacturer Loewe increased by 43% as rumors of an acquisition by Apple surfaced. A trader said that Apple is supposedly looking to pay 4 euros a share for Loewe, but Loewe’s spokesman claimed the company was not aware of any offer from Apple.


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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013. 22:30