Some Retina iPad minis may show image retention issues, reports Marco Arment, a person that created a special test to detect the problem in MacBook Pros with Retina displays. Faulty IGZO-panels, according to the latest rumors, were manufactured by Sharp and this were probably these panels that caused production delays and forced Apple to release the tablet quietly.
On Tuesday Apple released two Safari betas to developers: 6.1.1 for OS X 10.7.5 Lion and OS X 10.8.5 Mountain Lion and Safari 7.0.1 for OS X 10.9 Mavericks.
We have already mentioned that new Apple devices are technically able to work with many LTE networks worldwide, including LTE network in Russia. Apple still blocks iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C from LTE, but the new iPad Air works just fine with LTE in Russia.
Here is a quick test of Megafon LTE cellular network in Moscow:
According to Apple new iPad Air supports the following LTE bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26. While new Air works in Russia this is not listed on Apple's
Famous hacker MuscleNerd has confirmed that iOS 7.0.4 is safe to update to for users who wait iOS 7 jailbreak and are already on iOS 7.
Those at 7.x waiting for JB, maybe treat 7.0.4 as exercise in restraint. Won’t affect JB if you slip up, but test your ability to avoid it!
…but for those enjoying the 6.x JB, avoid 7.0.4 . There’s no going back (always worth saying that for sake of JB newbies)
The last update we received about the possibility of iOS 7 jailbreak was in early October when Planetbeing tweeted, "We're still working hard on the jailbreak. May have all the pieces at this point (but not certain yet)."
Apple has released iOS 7.0.4 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update is a bug fix release with improvements. Apple
Apple has also
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According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is currently working on a technology that will improve Apple’s virtual assistant called Siri. A patent filing published on Thursday shows that the company from Cupertino is planning to use crowd-sourced information to find answers to the toughest user queries.
According to the latest analysts predictions, Apple's television set will be released in 2015 or even in 2016, not in 2014. Despite that fact, the company from Cupertino may soon update its Apple TV set top box with a new A7 processor found in iPhone and iPad.
According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, iPad mini shipments will grow 102% in the next quarter. Moreover, Apple is likely to stop producing iPad 2 in 2014.
Those geeks who are interested in the history of the company from Cupertino and its first computers can now download Apple II DOS source code and take a look at it. The download link is available below.
New York-based company called GlobalFoundries can possibly become Samsung’s subcontractor in manufacture of Apple A7 chips for iPhones and iPads, Arik Hesseldahl of AllThingsD reports.
iPad mini with Retina display is now available for Personal Pickup in several stores across the USA,
Shipping estimates for iPhone 5s have changed to 1-2 weeks. That means that the company continues to increase production of its flagship device and makes everything possible to ship the required number of units to customers as soon as possible.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published another Apple’s patent application on Tuesday. This time it’s a some kind of touch sensitive button that is capable of detecting multiple levels of pressure. The U.S. Patent No. 8,581,870 is entitled "Touch-sensitive button with two levels".
Here’s what AppleInsider writes: