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Amazon optimizes its MP3 store to attract customers using iOS devices.





Today, Amazon announced about optimization of the music store for Safari app on iOS devices. This move is the company's desire to dominate the digital music market.

"Since the launch of the Amazon Cloud Player app for iPhone and iPod touch, a top request from customers has been the ability to buy music from Amazon right from their devices. For the first time ever, iOS users have a way do that – now they can access Amazon’s huge catalog of music, features like personalized recommendations, deals like albums for $5, songs for $0.69, and they can buy their music once and use it everywhere,” said Steve Boom, Vice President of Amazon Music.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, January 18th, 2013. 21:07

Facebook Messenger application now allows to make voice calls for the United States accounts



This month, Facebook updated the Messenger app for iOS with beta support for VoIP calls between Facebook accounts. This feature was originally limited to Canadian iOS accounts but now is being opened to all United States accounts, reports The Verge.


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COOKOO watch allow connection to iOS devices via Bluetooth Smart technology



One technology that has become common in iOS accessories, currently known as Bluetooth Smart. Low-power devices technology lets pursue long-term link between iOS devices and accessories. E-paper Pebble watch, which developed with support from Kickstarter generated enormous interest. Sales revenue by arrangement amounted to more than 10 million dollars.


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Passbook Has Proved To Be Very Popular Among Retailers And Developers



Passbook was one of the main features added to iOS 6, enabling companies to deliver loyalty cards, gift cards, coupons, tickets and other items to a centralized digital wallet for the iPad touch and iPhone.

Although the feature is handy addition that utilizes time and location-based awareness to help you use Passbook passes when needed, it is not a true digital wallet based on hardware technologies such as field communications (NFC).


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Written by maxim

Thursday, December 20th, 2012. 21:48

Tutorials for iOS 6.0.1 jailbreak



UPDATE: untethered jailbreak is available for all devices with iOS 6.0 - iOS 6.1.2. Tutorials are here:

Here are our step-by-step tutorials that will guide you through all the process of tether jailbreaking iOS 6.0.1 with redsn0w and sn0wbreeze:

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Tethered jailbreak iOS 6.0.1


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



Using this tutorial you will be able to create a custom firmware, tether jailbreak iOS 6.0.1 running on iPod Touch 4G. This tutorial uses Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 for Windows.

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


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Adults and children prefer iPad to other devices



According to a research conducted by Nielsen in the United States, over the course of the next 6 months, consumers between the age of 6 to 12 years are interested in buying iOS products form Apple. New Nintendo Wii U took the second place on popularity, but rated behind the iPad. However, iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad Mini entered the top 5 most popular products for this age group.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012. 21:55

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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Written by maxim

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012. 21:30

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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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 released: iOS 6.0.1 support added



iH8Sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 that brings support for tethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0.1. New version supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G. It does not work with A5/A6 devices, like iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, etc.

Sn0wbreeze can be used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock.

You can find the release notes below. You can download the latest version of Sn0wBreeze from here.


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iPhone 5 Does Not Recognize Rapid Diagonal Swipes



Following up the Tweet posted by UK developer CMA Megacorp, Recombu reported on an issue related to recognition of rapid diagonal swiping motions on the iPhone 5 and posted a video comparison that demonstrates the issue on iPhones running iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6. Recombu noted:


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Angry Birds Star Wars Released for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac



The highly-anticipated (and much-teased) Angry Birds Star Wars is now available in both the App Store and Mac App Store. Angry Birds Star Wars also landed on the Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, and Windows 8 platforms today.

You can purchase Angry Birds Star Wars from the App Store for $0.99 (iPhone) or $2.99 (iPad).


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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch



Apple has released iOS 6.0.1 to iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod touch users. You can download the update by connecting your device to iTunes to download or via OTA update. Apple says that this update includes various improvements and bug fixes.

Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air
Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard
Fixes an issue that could cause camera flash to not go off
Improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPod touch (5th generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks
Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances
Consolidated the Use Cellular Data switch for iTunes Match
Fixes a Passcode Lock bug which sometimes allowed access to Passbook pass details from lock screen
Fixes a bug affecting Exchange meetings

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

If you have an iPhone 5, the updater will download an app first that enables OTA updates then it will download 6.0.1.

Direct links to iOS 6.0.1 are available here.




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How to tell if your iPhone is factory unlocked



So is your iPhone really factory unlocked? You never know, maybe it is unlocked with ultrasn0w or SAM, which will result in cannot activate message after restore. We have found a free online service that checks iPhone's IMEI against the database of factory unlocked iPhones.

Here is what you need to do in order to check your factory unlock status:


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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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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 23:35