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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

Apple Preparing For Event Next Month To Introduce Developer Tools For TV?



Citing "channel checks", аnalyst Peter Misek from Jeffries today said in a research note that Apple seems to be preparing to introduce Developer Tools for TV at a special event next month. Misek believes the company might begin setting the stage for the rumored television set by releasing developer tools that reportedly would also allow third parties to create apps for the current Apple TV set-top box.


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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013. 21:35

Apple Receives More Money From iTunes And Accessories Than Other Companies From Phones



According to analysis by Asymco of Apple’s revenue breakdowns, Apple received more money from accessories and iTunes sales than all other companies, except for Samsung, received from phone sales over the last quarter.


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 22:59

Evasi0n 1.3 Released With Support for Jailbreaking iOS 6.1.1



The Evad3rs have released Evasi0n 1.3, an update to the jailbreak utility that brings support for the new iOS 6.1.1 iPhone 4S firmware. Additionally, the team notes that OS X 10.5 should be fully supported now and the linux glibc requirement has been lowered to 2.3.

Version 1.3
● Support for 6.1.1 on the iPhone 4S.

You can download Evasi0n 1.3 here.

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

   

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Evad3rs Confirm iOS 6.1.1 Can Still Be Jailbroken By Evasi0n



 

Apple recently released iOS 6.1.1 firmware for the iPhone 4S. The Evad3rs have announced that it is still susceptible to the Evasi0n jailbreak. Planetbeing tweeted:


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 3:34

Apple Has Released iOS 6.1.1 for the iPhone 4S Only



Apple today released iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone 4S users only. This follows reports that a bug in the iOS 6.1 firmware was affecting 3G performance for numerous customers.

According to the release notes, "This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S."

You can get the update from Software Update on your device or download the ipsw directly from here.

   

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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 3:27

Analyst Expects Unsubsidized iPhone Mini Will Cost From $250 to $300



Today analyst Brian White from Topeka Capital issued a note to clients (via Forbes) providing his expectations for much-rumored cheaper iPhone. According to White, Apple can release the low-cost iPhone as early as June and the device will be called “iPhone Air” or “iPhone mini”. He also expects that the contract-free model will cost from $250 to $300, which would allow the device to compete with high-end smartphones priced below $320 from China-based Xiaomi. He also noted:


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 0:37

Apple, Adobe And Microsoft Required To Explain Higher Pricing In Australia



As Kotaku Australia reports, Australian government has required that Apple, Adobe and Microsoft explain why their product pricing in Australia is considerably higher than in the U.S.


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Monday, February 11th, 2013. 22:24