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Pangu Team Shows Off iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak on iPhone 7





The Pangu team has demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10.3.1. This happened during the Janus Mobile Security & Threat Intelligence Platform Release Event that took place in China. According to the images shared on Weibo, the developers managed to hack the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.3.1 and launch Cydia on the device.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017. 13:19

Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3



Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3, which means restores and downgrades to these versions are no longer possible. Be careful if you want to stay on one of these firmware builds. If you update your device accidentally, you won’t be able to restore it to anything apart from iOS 10.3.1 or iOS 10.3.2 beta if you’re a developer or public beta tester.


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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. 19:11

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.1 with Support for 32-bit Devices



Apple has released iOS 10.3.1 that supports the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and other older 32-bit devices. iOS 10.3 that was released to public last week and iOS 10.3.2 beta seeded to developers a couple of days ago both do not support 32-bit devices.


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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. 10:01

Apple Releases iOS 10.3 to Users Worldwide



On Monday, Apple released the final version of iOS 10.3 to users worldwide. The latest firmware version contains several new features and a number of stability, security, and performance tweaks.


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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017. 8:05

Developer Teases Untethered iOS 10.3 Jailbreak



A developer nicknamed 0xnever has announced on Twitter that he will soon release an untethered jailbreak of iOS 10.3, which is currently being tested by developers and public testers. According to the hacker, his tool will turn the semi-tethered Yalu jailbreak into a fully untethered with just one tap. Looks like there are many vulnerabilities in the latest iOS version that can be used to hack it.


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Sunday, March 19th, 2017. 0:00

Apple Seeds Seventh iOS 10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released the seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and public testers. The release took place just three days after the release of the previous beta. This is rather strange as typically Apple seeds new builds once a week. Such an early release of the seventh beta may mean that Apple has found a serious security issue affecting the firmware and decided to fix it as soon as possible.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 17th, 2017. 14:35

iOS 11 Won’t Support 187,000 32-Bit Apps



According to the latest report from Sensor Tower, iOS 11 may stop supporting about 200,000 32-bit apps that aren’t yet updated with the support for 64-bit processors.


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Thursday, March 16th, 2017. 12:02

Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4, No iOS 10.3 Beta 5



Apple on Tuesday seeded the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The latest update is a minor one, but if you use an earlier beta on your Mac, it is recommended that you install this version. It contains stability improvements and bug fixes.


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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. 11:50

iOS 10.2.1 Prevents iPhone 6 and 6s from Unexpected Shutdowns



Last year, a problem with some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s units was found that resulted in unexpected shutdowns of these devices. To make the smartphones work again, owners had to plug them in. In a statement shared with TechCrunch, Apple revealed that iOS 10.2.1 that is now installed on 50% of active devices has helped to reduce the number of iPhone users suffering from the problem.


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Friday, February 24th, 2017. 12:31

iOS 11 Won’t Support 32-bit Apps and iPhone 5



It appears that iOS 11 won’t support 32-bit applications. Moreover, the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c won’t be compatible with the new firmware version as they feature old hardware, GSMArena claims.


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Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. 11:59

Apple Stops Signing iOS 10.2, Downgrades Are Impossible



Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore your device to this firmware version. If you’re on iOS 10.2 right now, it is recommended that your upgrade to iOS 10.2.1, unless you have jailbroken your device. In this case, it’s better to stay on iOS 10.2 and be careful not to install the latest version by accident.


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Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. 11:31

Apple Releases First iOS 10.3 Beta with Lots of Improvements



Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.3 with several new features to developers. The update brings a new file system to the firmware and includes other noticeable changes.


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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. 13:06

Apple Releases iOS 10.2.1 with Bug Fixes



Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 to users worldwide. The update brings a number of security and stability improvements and bug fixes. There are no new features or design tweaks in the update.


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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017. 13:10

Group FaceTime Video Calling to Debut in iOS 11 – Rumor



According to the latest report from The Verifier, iOS 11 will bring a number of new social features to the operating system. One of such features is the ability to add up to 5 participants to FaceTime video calls. Apple may announce the feature later this year at its annual WWDC conference along with other improvements and enhancements for iOS.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, January 21st, 2017. 11:11

Luca Todesco Adds Support for TSMC iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to yalu Jailbreak



A well-known developer Luca Todesco has updated the yaly jailbreak adding the support for the iPhone 6s with TSMC processor and iPhone SE. Still, the tool for iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak is quite unstable and contains several serious bugs. This means that only developers should use it, at least now.

 
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Written by Andrey

Thursday, January 5th, 2017. 15:25