iPhoneRoot.com       

News tagged ‘fun’


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.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

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]



ipod-4g-windows-ios6

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.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [51]

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



iphone-4-windows-ios6

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.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [62]

iFixit Teared Down Apple’s new iPod Touch



ifixit_ipod_touch_5gen_teardown

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.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, October 11th, 2012. 20:11

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



iphone_5_box-150x271

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:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, September 20th, 2012. 20:32

What if we show people the iPhone 4S, but tell them it's the iPhone 5 [Video]



Well, this is really funny. Jimmy Kimmel has posted a video where he shows to people on the street the new iPhone 5, but its really just the iPhone 4S.




|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [1]

Written by admin

Friday, September 14th, 2012. 17:18

Apple Announces Major iTunes Update Coming Next Month



iTunes-11-2

During yesterday’s special media event Apple unveiled a radically redesigned version of iTunes for Mac and PC featuring a "dramatically simpler" interface. The updated iTunes will receive iCloud integration to show all your media content saved in Apple's cloud storage service and save your position in movies or TV shows automatically so that you can pick up where you left off on another device.

We created iTunes because we love music and we’re going back to our roots with an incredibly clean design that keeps your music at the forefront,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The new iTunes works seamlessly with iCloud, always keeping your entire library at your fingertips, and we’re adding great new features that make listening to your music more fun.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 14:09

Apple Announces New 4-inch iPod Touch And Multitouch iPod Nano



ipodtouch

Today at its media event Apple updated the iPod touch lineup to a fifth generation model that includes the same 4" screen as the new iPhone 5. At only 88 grams and 6.1mm thin the new iPod touch is lighter than all previous iPod touch models. The new model incorporates the A5 processor.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, September 13th, 2012. 1:08

Live iPhone 5 launch coverage




Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [4]

Previously-Thought NFC Chip in iPhone 5 is Earpiece Speaker



iphone5-120906-1

The latest pictures of the rumored next-generation iPhone published on Thursday by Sonny Dickson offer a look at a mysterious internal component located next to the earpiece. Some analysts suggested that the unknown component could be the NFC chip. But last week, the well-connected Jim Dalrymple of The Loop reported that Apple's next iPhone will not feature NFC technology, sometimes known as radio frequency identification, or RFID.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment, read comments [1]

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, September 7th, 2012. 0:58

Video Shows Completely Redesigned Headphones for iPhone 5



Vietnamese website Tinhte.vn posted the video, showing what is allegedly a totally redesigned pair of Apple in-ear headphones. The  site also notes that the product will likely be introduced either alongside the sixth-generation iPhone. The site claims that the new headphones are manufactured in Vietnam in a Foxconn plant as cable labeling reads "Designed by Apple in California. Assembled in Vietnam." The in-ear unit is somewhat a departure from current earphone models from Apple, featuring a truncated teardrop shape that is supposedly more comfortable than the gratis set supplied with the iPhone.

A translation of the video is provided below:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, September 3rd, 2012. 19:44

Hands On with a Physical Mockup of the iPhone 5



GSM Israel posted a video of a physical mock-up of the iPhone 5. The device in the video appears fairly similar to the dozens of earlier leaked enclosures said to represent the new iPhone. GSM Israel says it stumbled upon the device at the booth of a third party accessory maker during its normal tour of the IFA show floor in Berlin on Saturday. The physical mockup was created by a case manufacturer to test early case designs on the upcoming iPhone.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, September 3rd, 2012. 12:41

Another Apple 1 Computer Will Be Put Up For Auction in October



apple_1

In June BBC reported that one of a few still functioning Apple 1 computers was sold at auction for about $375,000. The report also noted that only around 50 Apple’s are still in existence.

Today The Daily Mail reported that another Apple 1 computer will be auctioned off in October, and given that it is non-functional the device has been estimated to be sold for about $125,000. The report said:


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Thursday, August 30th, 2012. 0:20

Next-Generation iPhone 5 Will Not Use NFC Technology



iphone_2012_not_nfc

After Apple announced its new Passbook functionality for iOS 6, speculation related to the possibility of using NFC (near field communications) technology in the iPhone 5 has ramped up. This technology would allow users to make contactless payments through the Passbook digital wallet. Rumors about NFC technology for the iPhone 5 got another boost after photos of the next iPhone’s front panel surfaced revealing an unknown feature that, according to Japanese blog Macotakara, may be the part of the device’s NFS system.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by maxim

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 23:09

7.85" iPad to be Called 'iPad Mini'



imore_ipad_mini_mockup1

The well-known Japanese blog Macotakara has recently reported that Apple will indeed release a smaller iPad, which has been referred to in the media as the "iPad mini," and will in fact use that name when the product launches in October just weeks after Apple introduces its next-generation iPhone on September 12.


Read the rest of this entry »




|
   

Leave a comment

Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, August 27th, 2012. 22:28