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Apple examines possibility of flexible display appliance for iPhone





The United States Patent and Trademark Office published an Apple patent application (via AppleInsider), which offers the possibility of using a flexible display in iPhone or in other mobile device with transparent cover as glass tubing or other form. The display would be able to cover the edges and backside of the device, even to make a more visible area.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, March 28th, 2013. 21:06

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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Written by maxim

Thursday, February 14th, 2013. 22:26

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

The first video clip JOBS with Ashton Kutcher in the role of Steve Jobs



According to news reporting that film JOBS, in which Ashton Kutcher appears as Steve Jobs, will open in theaters on April 19. ETonline.com has released the first video clip from the movie. A brief clip illustrates Kutcher as Jobs, who talks to Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, January 25th, 2013. 0:53

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 released: iOS 6.0.1 support added



iH8Sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 that brings support for tethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0.1. New version supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G. It does not work with A5/A6 devices, like iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, etc.

Sn0wbreeze can be used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock.

You can find the release notes below. You can download the latest version of Sn0wBreeze from here.


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iPhone 5 To Arrive In China In Early December



According to The Wall Street Journal, China Telecom will begin offering the new Apple’s iPhone late this month or early December, thus increasing the potential for a blockbuster fourth quarter for Apple. WSJ said:


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Written by maxim

Friday, November 9th, 2012. 21:49

Insiders Detail Steve Jobs' Role in Apple's Mapping Effort



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Bloomberg has recently provided an interesting glimpse of Steve Jobs' role in Apple's mapping effort. The project has been a number of years in the making but which only now has made its way into the public's hands. The report claims Apple's mapping effort was Jobs' idea. He wished Apple to move away from using Google’ Maps on iOS devices.


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Phil Schiller on History of the iPhone



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Phil Schiller took the stand today, describing Apple's development of the iPhone and iPad at a time when few believed the company could shake up the mobile industry, offering a bit of insight into the history of the iPhone. AllThingsD posted a summary of Schiller's comments.

People suggested all kinds of things Apple could do, Schiller recalled: “Make a camera, make a car, crazy stuff.”


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Saturday, August 4th, 2012. 23:52

Step-by-step tutorial: How to Unlock Your iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Using SAM v0.1.16 [iOS 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.1]



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UPDATE: Apple is blocking SAM unlock

These are instructions on how to unlock your iPhone using updated SAM v0.1.16. This method will work with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.x. All modems are supported.

Step One
Jailbreak your iPhone. You can find instructions on how to do that using the Jailbreak Tutorials.

Step Two
Tap to launch Cydia from your SpringBoard.
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SAM Update Makes Unlocking Your iPhone Much Easier



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Sam Bingner has released an update to SAM that makes unlocking your iPhone even easier. The new method does not require your original SIM or iTunes.

I just pushed an update for SAM-Put in SIM you want to work, select orig carrier (or auto), click "Try Activation" under "Utils" and done

Bingner also notes that he will be updating SAM with the ability to save unlock tickets. Next up - proper backup support or multiple tickets - then restore support with options.

We've will update our iPhone Unlock Tutorial.

UPDATE: New tutorial is available here.




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Step-by-step tutorial: How to Unlock Your iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS Using SAM [iOS 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.1]



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UPDATE: SAM was updated. Our new tutorial is available here.

UPDATE2: Apple is blocking SAM unlock

These are instructions on how to unlock your iPhone using SAM. This method will work with the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS on iOS 5.x. All modems are supported.

Step One
Jailbreak your iPhone. You can find instructions on how to do that using the Jailbreak Tutorials.

Step Two
Tap to launch Cydia from your SpringBoard.
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New Unlock works for all iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, all 5.x firmwares, all basebands



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A new unlock has been discovered that works for all iPhones and all 5.x firmware versions, all basebands are supported.

The method discovered by Loktar_Sun appears to exploit a logical bug in Apple's server and can be performed on any jailbroken iOS device. His procedure involves using Sam Bingner's SAM (Subscriber Artificial Module) package to perform a series of steps that unlocks your phone to use a specific SIM.

It has been confirmed working by iPhone Dev-Team member MuscleNerd who notes an update may be coming to SAM from @sbingner to make the procedure simpler.

We will post detailed step by step unlock instructions soon.

UPDATE: Tutorial is ready! You can find it here.




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iPhone 4S Significantly Increased Apple’s U.S. Smartphone Share During October-November



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According to latest data from research firm NPD, iPhone 4S is turning the tables in the tough competition between Samsung and Apple. Analyzing U.S. smartphone sales data for November and October, the NPD found out that iOS considerably increased its share in U.S. smartphone sales, while the Android platform lost significant share to Apple (via Fortune).


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Apple Has Agreed To Pay $5 million To Settle Multi-Touch Patent Dispute With Elan



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According to Reuter’s report, Taiwan-based company Elan Microelectronics has announced a settlement of a patent dispute with Apple related to multi-touch technology. Elan states that Apple has agreed to cross-license some patents and pay $5 million to avoid future disputes regarding said intellectual property.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, January 5th, 2012. 23:13

Apple Patent Describes Multi-User Face Detection System



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Like the controversial face unlock functionality in Google’s Galaxy Nexus, a new Apple’s patent application points out that the company is developing similar but more sofisticated face detection solution. As PatentlyApple reports, Apple said that these user detection system could be included in a future MacBook, iPad, iPod touch and iPhone.
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