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Casio Announces 'Bluetooth Low Energy' Enabled G-Shock Smart Watch





Casio has officially proclaimed the Bluetooth G-Shock smart watch. A 180$ watch supports Bluetooth v4. Although the watch will compete with wrist Pebble e-paper model, G-Shock is in a slightly different category.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, December 6th, 2012. 17:41

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Nokia Launched Free Mapping Service Called HERE Maps



As promised, last night Nokia launched an alternative to Apple’s Maps service for iOS – a cross-platform app called "HERE Maps". Here is based on HTML 5 and now it is available on the iTunes Store for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. The service offers users different map views, Facebook login integration, ability to work in offline mode and features allowing users to share their location information.


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Tuesday, November 20th, 2012. 21:30

Early Builds Of OS X 10.9 Include Maps And Siri Integration



According to 9to5mac, early builds of OS X 10.9, which are currently tested, show that Maps and Siri integration may come to Macs next year.

However, it is currently unknown if Siri will be part of OS X 10.9 for users. Apple already offers Mac users Text-to-Speech and Dictation functionality, but integration with Siri would presumably offer voice search and voice command services to Mac users.


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Monday, November 19th, 2012. 19:51

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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iPad mini is more strongest than Nexus 7 and 3-rd generation iPad



An informal test of strength performed by the third-party warranty firm showed that despite the extremely slim body, the new iPad mini is stronger than the Google Nexus 7 and the third-generation iPad.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 5th, 2012. 20:58

Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China



In response to the criticism of China that Siri could find local escort services available in the country, Apple has removed them from the search results.

But on Wednesday the escort services could be still found in the United States through Siri. Nevertheless, this feature seems to have been removed in China, according to the Times of India. In response to the messages from the users, Apple's customer service representative explained that the company had blocked information related to the escort services.


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Friday, November 2nd, 2012. 21:10

The yacht that Steve Jobs built with French designer Philippe Starck revealed



Super yacht "Venus", the design of which was commissioned by Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, was officially launched in Aalsmeer, on Sunday. The opening was attended by the Jobs` family. 80-metre hull made entirely of aluminum. In addition to "the Spartan” Interior, steering cabin is equipped with seven 27-inch iMacs using navigation, management systems and other software for the operation of Venus.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 0:42

iPad mini gets Siri but iPad 2 still left without



The new iPad mini is compatible with Apple's Siri voice recognizing assistant, however the iPad 2 still won't be able to access the feature. It seems that Siri will never make it to the iPad 2, as the tablet was only mentioned in passing in a brief a comparison to the new iPad mini. It is unclear why Apple decided to once again pass over the iPad 2, though it could mean that Apple may axe the product from the tablet line as it is more expensive and less capable than its newly-released sibling. Moreover, the mini-model of the iPad has the same screen resolution as the 9.7-inch iPad 2's.


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 23:35

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial. 

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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iFixit Teared Down Apple’s new iPod Touch



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Experts from a teardown firm iFixit examined the internals of the new fifth-generation iPod touch. The teardown offers a look at how Apple has managed to pack all of the details into a body, which has 20 percent less volume than the fifth-generation iPhone. The iPod touch lacks cellular communications technology and carries fewer details, which are consolidated into a handful of parts. The battery and logic board are smaller than in the iPhone 5 and they are arranged in a top-and-bottom layout unlike the side-by-side layout used in the iPhone.


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Thursday, October 11th, 2012. 20:11

Samsung Is Going To Add iPhone 5 To Its U.S. Patent Suit



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As Reuters reports, a new Samsung’s court filing has revealed that the company is going to add Apple’s iPhone 5 to a suit that is now underway in the U.S. seeking to ban sales of Apple’s devices in the country over violation of its patent rights. Reuters said:


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Thursday, September 20th, 2012. 20:32