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David Fincher to Direct New Steve Jobs Movie - Rumor





According to the latest rumors, David Fincher - the Social Network director - may direct Sony’s new Steve Jobs movie. The film is expected to be based on Walter Isaacson biography. Aaron Sorkin, who previously wrote the Social Network, is currently working on a screenplay for the new Jobs biopic.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 21:03

iOS 7.0.6 Adoption Rate Reaches 13.3% in Just 48 Hours After Release



According to the latest report from Chitika Insights, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 managed to reach 13.3% of adoption in the United States and Canada only 48 hours after the release. The reason for so many users to upgrade was an important security improvement. As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino fixed the vulnerability that allowed hackers to attack the secure SSL connection without any warning for the device user.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:45

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.5 with Minor Improvements



Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5. The new version contains a fix for the problem that caused the application to close each time the user connects the device, apart from that, it improves the system compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 19:35

iPhone 6 is rumored to be released in July



Mizuho Securities analyst Abhey Lamba believes that the iPhone 6 will be released sooner than expected.

According to the analyst, checks in Asia and Japan show that the iPhone may be released in July, although these are only speculations as it is still long before summer. The only sign of release is the vendors being ready for a production ramp up earlier than prior years.


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Written by Lizzen

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 2:38

House of Representatives Passes Bill that Makes Phone Unlocking Legal



The United States House of Representatives has recently passed a bill that makes phone unlocking completely legal on the whole territory of the USA. However, it’s too early to celebrate - the document is yet to be approved by the Senate. And this is very unlikely to happen, reliable sources say. Apart from that, the unlocking is likely to remain illegal for those who plan to resell the unlocked devices.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Thursday, February 27th, 2014. 0:40

iPad Air Wins Best Mobile Tablet Award at Mobile World Congress



Apple’s iPad Air won the Best Mobile Tablet award at Mobile World Congress yesterday, even though the company from Cupertino did not participate in the annual exhibition devoted to all kinds of new gadgets organized and held by GSM Association in Barcelona. I must admit that the tablet deserves the award.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 22:04

Apple Updates OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 with Fix for SSL Vulnerability and Other Improvements



Apple has officially released an update for OS X Mavericks 10.9.2. The new version contains a number of improvements, but the most important one is, without a doubt, a fix for SSL vulnerability. Apart from that, the latest OS X version can boast of the ability to block FaceTime and iMessage users, FaceTime Audio and more.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 21:52

GT Advanced to supply sapphire to Apple



GT Advanced has published its quarterly earnings report and updated the information concerning its deal to produce sapphire material for Apple.


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Written by Lizzen

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014. 3:21

Designer Creates Steve Jobs Statue for Apple's New Headquarters



A well-known sculptor named Dragan Radenovic has created a scaled down model of Steve Jobs statue, which is expected to be installed somewhere in Apple’s new campus, Netokracija reports. The artwork is rather simple and at the same time reveals the essence of former Apple CEO personality. You may take a look at the would-be sculpture below.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 22:43

iOS Vulnerability Allows Malicious Apps to Monitor User Touch Inputs



A new iOS bug has been recently found that allows malicious apps to monitor and log user’s touch inputs and button pressings. Such apps are capable of running in background and sending sensitive data to remote servers. That is why you should carefully choose, which apps to install and which not.


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Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 22:21

P0sixspwn Jailbreak Tool Updated to Support iOS 6.1.6



Good news for all iPhone 3G and iPod touch 4G owners - a jailbreak tool called p0sixspwn has been updated to support the recently released iOS 6.1.6. Using this small utility, you can perform an untethered jailbreak effortless.


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iPhone 6 to Feature New Quantum Dot Display - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, Apple’s iPhone 6 will feature not only larger sapphire-covered display. Another interesting thing about the screen is that it will be manufactured using a new technique called Quantum Dot (QD or QLED) technology.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014. 0:32

Apple's Rival - Google - to Release Smartwatch in 2014



Looks like not only Apple and Samsung are currently working on their smartwatches. Another tech giant - Google - is expected to release its own wearable gadget as soon as this year.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, February 24th, 2014. 22:44

iPhone Trade-in Program Will Be Available in Canada Soon



In August of 2013, the company from Cupertino launched a trade-in program in the United States. Then the so-called Apple Store iPhone Reuse and Recycling trade-in program was launched in the UK and India. And now looks like Apple is planning to expand it to Canada - the country with largest smartphone market in the region.


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Written by Nick Tarasenko

Monday, February 24th, 2014. 22:31

'TestFlight' beta testing platform belongs to Apple after Burstly purchase



TechCrunch reported that Apple has acquired Burstly, the developer of the popular iOS beta testing platform TestFlight. At first it was believed to be only a rumor, but Apple has recently confirmed the purchase.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, February 24th, 2014. 3:54