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Next-gen iPhone to feature 4.6-inch Retina Display





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4.65-inch screen of Samsung's Galaxy Nexus

Citing South Korea's Maeil Business Newspaper, Reuters issued yesterday the unverified report claiming that Apple has begun placing orders for a 4.6-inch Retina Display chosen for the next-generation iPhone. The anonymous source also claims that the new iPhone is likely to be revealed in the second quarter of this year.

The rumor suggested that domestic Korean suppliers have received the orders, making Samsung and LG likely candidates as suppliers. Both companies have supplied displays for Apple's mobile products in the past.


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iPad 3 Uses Retina Graphics From iPhone Apps



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When the original iPad was released, there weren’t many apps available for the device. So Apple allowed apps developed for the iPhone’s smaller display to run on the iPad by using emulation. The apps could use only a fraction of the iPad’s display. Alternatively, iPhone-specific apps could be run in a 2x mode, utilizing pixel doubling technique to fill the iPad’s display. However, in 2x mode text and artwork look pixilated and blocky.


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I0n1c Performs Untethered Jailbreak of the iPad 3 [Video]



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Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c, just announced that he has successfully performed an untethered jailbreak of the iPad 3.

Okay my iPad3,3 is now untethered jailbroken...

Although the iPhone Dev-Team already announced their own jailbreak of the device earlier today, they did not specify whether their jailbreak was tethered or untethered.

I0n1c's jailbreak will likely work on all iOS 5.1 devices including the iPhone 4S if its released. Earlier this week he posted images of a jailbroken iPad 2 on iOS 5.1.

UPDATE: I0n1c posted a YouTube video to show the jailbreak:


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iPad 3 Utilizing Same Camera Sensor Found In Older Apple’s Devices



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Following the iFixit’s dismantiling of an iPad 3, Chipworks has started sharing the results of its own new iPad teardown. The most interesting discovery is that Apple has seemingly reused cameras from its prior devices for both the rear and front cameras of the iPad 3. The rear camera that is shown above seems to be the 5 MP CMOS Image Sensor the company used in the iPhone 4.


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iPad 3 Retina Display Under a Microscope



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Lukas Mathis posted several images of the new iPad 3 Retina Display under a microscope. The photos were taken at approximately 80x magnification.

Below are the photos of iPad 2 display and iPad 3 vs iPhone 4S display:


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First sample photos from new iPad show dramatic improvement over iPad 2



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Vietnamese website Tinh.te claimed on Tuesday to have received an LTE-capable version of Apple's new iPad. And soon there appeared a series of photos made by the third-generation iPad.

Later on Tuesday, a group of photos supposedly taken by the new iPad were posted to the website's forums. It's clear from the images that the new iPad camera is not as good as the 8-megapixel camera on the iPhone 4S, but, when compared to the iPad 2, which had a less-than-1-megapixel resolution, it's a definite step up.


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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 released: bugfixes and Apple TV 2G support



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iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3.

What is New?

  • Added Apple TV 2 support for iOS 4.4.3/4.4.4.
  • Fixed rare issues with iOS 5.0.1 where it would halt on the Apple upon boot.

Just adding this in mainly for users who dumped their SHSH blobs. On the initial boot, the Apple TV may have a black screen for 60 seconds after setting up the Apple TV. This is normal.

You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 here.




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Apple Is Sued Over Misleading Siri Advertising



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According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple was sued by an iPhone 4S customer who alleges that the company promoted its personal assistant service Siri using "misleading and deceptive" advertisements. The plaintiff Frank Fazio claims that depictions of Siri in Apple’s ads suggest the service is easy to use, which he says is not present in real-world use.


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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2: Tethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1



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iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2. Sn0wbreeze is used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock. New version 2.9 adds support for untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak as well as support for all firmwares supported by previous versions of sn0wbreeze.

Version 2.9.2 features tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.

You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2 here.

Unlockers should update only via custom firmware. Ultrasn0w for iOS 5.1 with old basebands will be released soon.




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iPhone Dev-Team Releases Tethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak for iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 3G/4G



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The iPhone Dev-Team has released a redsn0w 0.9.10b6 - tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for non-A5 devices. It works on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.

You can download redsn0w 0.9.10b6 here. We strongly suggest that you read this warning before you consider doing this.

Our step-by-step tutorials for jailbreak iOS 5.1 using redsn0w 0.9.10b6:




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Apple Releases iOS 5.1: What's new?



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Apple has released the iOS 5.1 firmware for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It has also released iOS 5.0 for the Apple TV.

You can find links to downloading the latest firmware versions here:

What's new:


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Apple next-generation iPad liveblog



11:23AM - That’s it!


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Apple to reportedly double 'iPad 3' RAM to 1GB



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A hacker and iPhone jailbreaker known as "Chronic" suggests that Apple will increase the RAM in its upcoming iPad model. Leaked debug photos purportedly from Apple's third-generation iPad show that the device will sport 1GB of RAM, double the amount of its predecessor iPad 2 that carries 512MB of RAM, the same amount as the iPhone 4.

Leaked debug photos allegedly of Apple's next iPad that surfaced last month showed a line of code that read "vm_page_bootstrap: 244276 free pages and 8396 wired pages." By multiplying the number of free pages by the size of a page (4,096 bytes), the developer deduced that the device would have 1GB of RAM.


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New iPad to be Called 'iPad HD' and Not 'iPad 3'



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Citing inside information from a developer who has previously provided "reliable information" on upcoming Apple products, CNET claims that this time Apple would step away from its usual numerical naming and give the third-generation iPad the moniker 'iPad HD' to highlight the most prominent and talked-about feature of the upcoming tablet: a high resolution "Retina Display" that has reportedly been pictured and even put under the lens of a microscope in hopes of confirming a higher pixel count than existing iPad models.

VentureBeat also report that Apple will depart from the traditional scheme of naming and use the "HD" title as a proof that the tablet will not ship with a new A6 processor but will instead be equipped with a modified A5 chip.


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Opera Mini for iOS gets support for uploading files



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The Opera Mini Web Browser for iOS has been updated with support for uploading files, more than 9 speed dials, and more.

Do you experience slow Internet browsing? Get the fastest, most cost-efficient web-browsing experience for your iOS device today.

Keep Opera Mini handy on your iOS device, especially for those unavoidable times you are on a slow crowded network, away from Wi-Fi or when data roaming. Opera's powerful servers compress data by up to 90% before downloading, so page loads are lightning fast.

Opera Mini’s great features include:
► Speed: Up to 6 times faster browsing, especially when on slower or crowded networks
► Data Savings: Compress up to 90% of data traffic
► Speed Dial: Get to your favorite Web sites with a single tap
► Visual Tabs: See all your open Web pages and quickly switch between them
► Opera Link: Synchronize your bookmarks and Speed Dial with a Desktop PC or other mobile phone

What's New in Version 7

Added support for more than 9 Speed Dials
Added support for platform dictionary
Added support for uploading files
Added zoom setting
Improved traffic compression on iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S
Fixed session restore not keeping tabs when relaunching
Updated to dark keyboard to match Opera UI
Various bug fixes


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