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New Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Are Out





Apple has released the second public beta of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to those users who have a valid public tester account. If you have a compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch for iOS 10 and Mac computer for macOS Sierra, you can sign up for Apple’s public beta testing program and try out the new software right now.


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Thursday, July 21st, 2016. 19:48

Apple Releases iOS 9.3.3 to Users Worldwide



Apple has just released iOS 9.3.3 to users worldwide. The latest update is compatible with the iPhone 4s or later, iPad 2 or later, iPad mini or later as well as with the fifth and sixth-generation iPod touch.


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Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. 0:01

Apple Releases iOS 10 and macOS Sierra for Public Testers



Apple has just made the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra available for download, which means that any user with a valid Apple ID and compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac can take a closer look at the pre-release software.

To start testing iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, you need to first sign up for Apple’s public beta program, accept terms and conditions and take several other usual steps. The beta program official website is where you should start off.

Below you can take a look at two videos shot by MacRumors reporters that will help you decide whether to upgrade to iOS 10 and macOS Sierra right now or wait for the public release in the fall.

 




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Thursday, July 7th, 2016. 20:16

Apple Seeds Second iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Betas to Developers



Apple has just seeded new betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra to developers for testing. Both pre-release software versions contain a number of minor enhancements including bug fixes and performance tweaks. Looks like there are no new features apart from those that have been announced during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote in June, but in case we find something worth your attention, we will let you know.


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Tuesday, July 5th, 2016. 21:07

Developer Enables Dark Mode for Settings App in iOS 10



Additional proofs of Apple’s plans to bring a new system-wide Dark Mode to iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units have been recently found in the first beta of iOS 10. A developer named Andrew Wiik managed to turn on the rumored mode for the Settings app on his iPhone running the latest firmware version.

Below you can take a look at the screenshots showing how the Dark Mode on iOS may look like.


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Monday, June 20th, 2016. 21:15

Check Out These 75 New iOS 10 Features [Video]



Earlier this week, Apple unveiled iOS 10, the next version of the mobile operating system that is compatible with the iPhone 5, iPad 4, iPad mini 2 or newer as well as with the 6th generation iPod touch. Even though the update is currently available only as a beta, 9to5Mac’s Jeff Benjamin has just created a nice video showing all new features and improvements found in iOS 10. It is rather long, however, it’s quite informative, too, so if you want to get a closer and detailed look at what’s new in the firmware, make sure you watch the clip below.


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Thursday, June 16th, 2016. 18:04

Apple Announces New File System for All Devices



Aside from refreshed versions of iOS, OS X, watchOS and tvOS, Apple has announced its new universal file system (APFS) for Apple Watch, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Macs and Apple TVs. According to the company, this file system is optimized specifically for flash and SSD storage and utilizes strong encryption algorithms to store data securely no matter what device you have.


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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 15:14

Stock Apps can Be Removed in iOS 10



Just as we expected, Apple has added the ability to delete stock apps you don’t need from the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS 10. Users across the globe have been waiting for this feature for years and looks like now it has been successfully implemented. Alongside the announcement of iOS 10 and release of the first beta for developers, Apple has also made the default apps available on the App Store in case someone needs them after deletion.

The stock applications that are now available for download include Mail, Maps, Notes, Podcasts, Calculator, Watch, calendar, Music and a number of others.

The ability to delete defaults apps will let users of devices with 16GB of storage on board free up precious space on their phones and tablets. Furthermore, Apple will hopefully update the aforementioned applications more frequently.

 




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Tuesday, June 14th, 2016. 14:15

Developers Release New Version of Semi-Restore



A new version of the application for those who use jailbroken iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units and need to remove everything from their devices without losing the jailbreak has been recently released by the developers. The app is called Semi-Restore and, as I've already mentioned, it lets users restore their devices without losing the jailbreak. Semi-Restore now supports the hacked versions of iOS 9.02 and iOS 9.1.


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Sunday, June 5th, 2016. 22:06

Hackers Shows Browser Jailbreak [Video]



A well-known hacker Luca Todesco who has successfully jailbroken iOS 9.2, iOS 9.2.1, iOS 9.3, and the yet to be released publicly iOS 9.3.3 beta, has recently showed the untethered browser jailbreak of iOS 9.3.2. To hack an Apple-branded device, the developer used Apple’s native browser Safari, which, as it turns out, is quite vulnerable to such threats.

The video below depicts the sixth-generation iPod touch running iOS 9.3.2 and the process of browser-based jailbreak. Unfortunately, it is very unlikely that Todesco will release a public tool for jailbreak. According to the hacker, he’s mostly interested in research, not actual hacking of iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units running the latest firmware versions.


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Saturday, May 28th, 2016. 22:25

iOS 9.3.3 Has Been Jailbroken [Image]



A well-known hacker and developer Luca Todesco has recently jailbroken the latest version of iOS, iOS 9.3.3. Below you can take a look at the image showing Todesco’s iPod touch running Cydia 1.1.26. This image has been shared on Twitter by the hacker himself.

In case you don’t know, Luca Todesco is a person who demonstrated the untethered jailbreak of iOS 9.2, iOS 9.2.1, and iOS 9.3 beta in the past. Unfortunately, there’re currently no publicly available tools for jailbreak.

At the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, Apple is expected to announce the next version of the firmware for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units, iOS 10. It is currently unknown if the exploits used to hack previous iOS builds work with this version.

Stay tuned for more news about iOS jailbreak.




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Apple Releases iOS 9.3.2, Update Bricks Some iPad Pro Units



Apple has recently released iOS 9.3.2 with numerous bug fixes and a number of minor stability, security and performance enhancements to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users worldwide.

According to the release notes, the latest update fixes the problem that caused various sound quality issues with Bluetooth accessories connected to the iPhone SE. Apart from that, iOS 9.3.2 addresses the issue with dictionary, VoiceOver and typing email addresses in the Mail and Messages apps while using certain keyboards.


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Wednesday, May 18th, 2016. 18:14

iPhone 7 to Become Waterproof and Dustproof and Get Touch Sensitive Home Button



According to the latest rumors shared by reliable supply chain sources, the next-generation iPhone may become waterproof and dustproof and get a touch sensitive Home button instead of the physical one. The rumors come from Digitimes, a Taiwanese news website that has a rather mixed track record. Anyway, it goes in line with earlier reports suggesting Apple was planning to equip the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus with a new Home button to make the device thinner and lighter.


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Monday, April 25th, 2016. 18:10

iOS 9 Adoption Rate Hits 84% - Apple



According to the latest data shared by Apple, the iOS 9 adoption rate has just reached 84%. This means that 84% of all compatible devices that have regular access to the App Store are now running the most-recent version of the mobile operating system.


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Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. 0:21

Apple Stops Signing iOS 9.2.1, Downgrades Are No Longer Possible



Apple has just stopped signing iOS 9.2.1, which means it is no longer possible to update or restore your compatible iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to this version of the operating system. Currently, the company is signing only iOS 9.3 and iOS 9.3.1.

In case you don’t know, iOS 9.3 was released to users worldwide on March 21st. Because of a number of bugs affecting users from different countries, a couple of days after the initial release, Apple had to seed a new build of iOS 9.3 and then iOS 9.3.1 with major fixes and enhancements.

If you haven’t yet updated from an earlier version of iOS, you can do this right now using either the Software Update section on your phone or tablet, or your Mac or PC with iTunes 12.3 or higher on board.




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Wednesday, April 6th, 2016. 17:01