News tagged ‘Apple’
Good news for all jailbreakers - looks like Apple’s new iOS 8 is jailbreakable. According to what security expert Stefan Esser (aka i0n1c) has tweeted a couple of hours ago, the guys from Cupertino haven’t fixed the kernel bug used to jailbreak iOS-devices. This means that immediately after the public release of iOS 8 we may have a jailbreak for it.
Apple managed to occupy the fifth spot in the annual Fortune 500 rating. In 2013, the company from Cupertino was on the 6th place, so looks like the gross revenue of about $170 billion helped to move to a higher spot this year.
Apple has announced its long-anticipated iOS 8. In this short post I’ll try to give you an idea about what new features the guys from Cupertino have added to their operating system for iPhone and iPad. So, let’s start.
Apple has just announced the next version of the operating system for Macs - OS X Yosemite 10.10. The new operating system features numerous improvements and bug fixes. And, of course, some worth mentioning new features. More details - below.
You can watch streaming video from WWDC special event and see all new announcements. It starts June 2nd at 10am PDT. The video will be available
Like every Sunday, I’d like to tell you about the most interesting posts of the last seven days. Let’s start.
Ahead of the long-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, which kicks off on Monday, the guys from Cupertino showed us a large OS X 10.10 banner. This may indicate that aside from iOS 8, at WWDC Apple will officially unveil the new version of the operating system for Macs. And that's great, I must say.
A new interesting video has been recently posted on YouTube, which is called “25 Reasons the iPhone 5s is Better Than the Galaxy S5”. It shows us why Apple’s iPhone is better that the South Korean handset. The video was created by PhoneBuff. What is interesting is that the video was posted to same YouTube channel, where you can watch a video called “25 Reasons the Galaxy S5 is Better Than the iPhone 5s”. Both clips are available below.
According to the latest report from research firm Chitika Insights, iOS 7 adoption rate has recently reached 89.7%. Such figure is based on the data about web traffic generated by North American iPhone users.
Apple has reportedly filed trademarks for several apps and features from the upcoming iOS 8, namely, Healthbook, HealthKit, iResearch and some other. Apart from the filings related directly to Healthbook, there're some that deal with other iOS features. One of those is the Apple CarPlay trademark, which was filed in February.
A concept designer named Jay Machalani has recently created an iOS 8 concept, which allows you to expand icons into special widget blocks. These blocks look pretty similar to Android's Widgets and Microsoft's Live Tiles.
You may take a look at the video showing iOS concept below.
According to the latest rumors, the guys from Cupertino are seriously thinking about their own mobile payment service. In fact, they have even begun negotiations with several retail store chains concerning the possibility to launch such a service in near future, insiders claim.
Apple's long-anticipated iWatch will reportedly feature a wireless charger. According to the latest reports from supply chain insiders, the guys from Cupertino have recently begun testing wireless charging coils manufactured on a Shenzen-based factory owned by Luxshare.
Apple has released the first OS X Mavericks 10.9.4 beta to developers for testing. This OS X beta has a build number 13E9 and contains only stability improvements and minor bug fixes. However, there’s one interesting thing about this OS X version.