The week has nearly come to an end, so looks like it’s time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let’s start.
According to the latest rumors, the guys from Cupertino are planning to get a permanent injunction against Samsung devices, which infringe on their patents. What is interesting is that Apple wants to ban sales not only of the existing devices, but also of those gadgets that will be released in future.
Yesterday I told you that the deal between Apple and Beats Electronics was nearly signed. Well, as it turns out, I was wrong. According to the new report from Billboard, which appeared on the Internet today, there're several reasons for the negotiations to go on.
A bunch of photos showing something very similar to the production mold used by iPhone 6 case manufacturers have been recently spotted on the Internet. Although there's no confirmation from trusted sources, the photos seem to be legitimate. You may take a look at them below.
According to the people familiar with the matter, the deal between Apple and Beats Electronics will be signed in a couple of days. However, the sources claim that for some unknown reason the talks between two industry giants have been close to falling apart.
Good news for all jailbreakers: i0n1c has just posted a video showing his new utility for untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1.1. It is called Cyberelevat0r and according to its creator, to jailbreak iOS 7.1.1 it uses a recently discovered kernel bug. Nobody knows for sure if the hacker plans to release Cyberelevat0r to public or not. Anyway, let’s take a look at how it works.
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The jailbreak, which has not yet been released, is unique in that it uses a kernel bug which is hidden inside functionality that can be easily reached, even from within the iOS application sandbox.
I honestly hope that i0n1c will release its untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1.1. However, I don’t think that the release will take place before the release of Apple’s iOS 8. You see, the hackers need to make sure that the bug used for jailbreak remains unpatched.
Apple is expected to announce its iOS 8 at the annual Worldwide Developers Conference, which is set to take place in June. The jailbreak may be released after the conference.
As you probably know, Apple is expected to unveil its iOS 8 at Worldwide Developers Conference, which starts in June. Many experts believed that iOS 7.1.1 will become the last version before the release of iOS 8. As it turns out, the experts were wrong.
A new tweak called Helius has recently appeared on Cydia Store. It allows to change the screen media controls on your iPhone or iPod touch. If you like listening to music on your smartphone or player, the tweak is surely what you need.
According to the latest reports, Dutch appeals court on Tuesday upheld the injunction against the sales of several Samsung handsets in the country. The verdict bans the sales of Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Ace and a number of other devices, which infringe on Apple patents.
Apple is no longer world's most valuable brand. According to the annual study of global brands conducted by Millward Brown, the company from Cupertino is currently on the second place. The first spot is occupied by Apple's main rival - Google.
According to what Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson writes, Apple's Beats Electronics acquisition could be not about hardware or software. He thinks that the true reason for the acquisition is content. The content for Apples long-anticipated TV-set.
According to the latest rumors, the company from Cupertino has recently expanded its in-store iPad trade-in program to the UK, Germany, France and Spain. This means that if you live in one of the abovementioned countries, you can now bring your old tablet to the store and change it for a discount on a new iPad. It should be noted, however, that you can't trade-in your iPad Air or iPad mini with Retina display.