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Apple to Launch New iPod Touch Next Week?





According to the latest rumors and reports from several supply chain sources, Apple may launch a new cheaper iPod touch model next week. While these rumors are yet to be confirmed officially, people familiar with the matter claim that the new iPod touch will have 16GB of memory on board and a rear camera. The device will come in six colors. As to the price of the updated portable player, it is expected to be $199. Good news for those who can’t live without music. Like me, for example.


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Thursday, June 26th, 2014. 19:59

Apple Releases Another OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Wednesday seeded another OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta to developers for testing. Looks like there’re no new features again, only stability improvements and bug fixes. This release comes nearly one week after the release of previous OS X 10.9.4 beta (13E19). That version contained only fixes and minor enhancements as well.


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Thursday, June 26th, 2014. 19:55

5.5-inch iPhone 6 to Feature 128GB of Storage?



According to the rumors, which appeared on the Internet on Wednesday, Apple’s iPhone 6 will boast of 32GB, 64GB or 128GB of memory. The 16GB version is expected to disappear. However, as noted by the Chinese news website Wei Feng, only a 5.5-inch iPhone will be available with such an enormous amount of memory.


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Thursday, June 26th, 2014. 19:51

Demand for Apple's iPhone 6 Is Incredibly Strong - Analysts



According to a survey conducted by a firm called RBC Capital Markets, the demand for Apple's next-generation iPhone is incredibly strong. Among 4.000 people, who took part in a poll, nearly 50% said they will buy an iPhone 6. Moreover, about 25% assured they will pay $100 more for the larger 5.5-inch model.


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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014. 20:57

5.5-inch iPhone 6 to Feature NFC and Optical Image Stabilization System?



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple's upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will be equipped with an NFC chip and will boast of optical image stabilization.


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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014. 20:50

iPad Mockup VS Current iPad Air [Video]



A new video showing a next-gen iPad mockup compared to iPad Air has recently appeared on the Internet. In a short clip, which is available below, we may see that both tablets look pretty much the same, however, the mockup has a number of minor design changes and an improved Touch ID fingerprint sensor.


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Wednesday, June 25th, 2014. 20:41

Siri to Support 9 New Languages Soon?



Siri may soon start supporting 9 new languages. According to the job listings found on Apple's official website, the guys from Cupertino are looking for "Siri Language Engineers".


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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. 17:56

Mass-Production of Both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Models to Start in July



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the mass-production of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models will start in July. This means that the release of both handsets may take place at the same time - in September.


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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. 17:51

Mass-Production of 12-inch MacBook Air to Start in Q3 2014?



According to the latest rumors, the mass-production of Apple's long-anticipated 12-inch MacBook Air will start in the third quarter of this year. Earlier it was believed that the notebook will be unveiled in the second quarter of 2014. A company called Quanta Computer is said to be the manufacturer of the ultra-thin laptop.


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Tuesday, June 24th, 2014. 17:44

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Pangu (Windows) [iOS 7.1-7.1.2]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1 - iOS 7.1.2 firmwares using Pangu for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S
  • iPod Touch 5G
  • iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2

Supported firmwares:

  • iOS 7.1
  • iOS 7.1.1
  • iOS 7.1.2


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Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 7.1.x Released



UPDATE: It works on iOS 7.1.2 as well!

Today a team of Chinese hackers have released an untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1.1. The utility is called Pangu.

Currently a jailbreak utility is only available for Windows users.

The team credits famous hacker i0n1c, who  introduced the infoleak bug during his training. By the way i0n1c has said, "if pangu team releases a public jailbreak with vulnerabilities disclosed to them during my training I consider this in no way okay."


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TSMC to Start Producing Touch ID Sensors Soon?



Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is currently planning to start the production of Touch ID fingerprint sensors for the upcoming iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, China Times reports.


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Monday, June 23rd, 2014. 22:45

Foxconn and Pegatron Hiring New Workers to Assemble iPhone 6?



According to the latest report from Reuters, Apple's main manufacturing partners, namely, Foxconn and Pegatron, are currently hiring new workers for the production of the next-gen iPhone, which is expected to begin in July.


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Monday, June 23rd, 2014. 18:22

New iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini Mockups



An image showing physical mockups of the next-gen iPhone, iPad Air and iPad mini has recently leaked online. All of the devices appear to be thinner than the current models. Apart from that, they can boast of thinner display bezels and a Touch ID sensor.


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Monday, June 23rd, 2014. 14:54

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It's Sunday today, which means it's time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

As the iPhone 6 and the iWatch releases draw near, more and more rumors surface on the Internet that deal with these gadgets.


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Sunday, June 22nd, 2014. 14:40