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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

Watch Apple’s March 21st Media Event Here - Video



Apple has released a video of yesterday’s media event dedicated to the 4-inch iPhone SE, 9.7-inch iPad Pro as well as to the updated Apple Watch, iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2 and tvOS 9.2. Right now, the keynote is available on Apple’s official website, but pretty soon the company will share the video on its official YouTube channel, so stay tuned.

If you missed the media event or want to watch it once again, use this link to visit Apple’s website.

To download updates on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Mac, use the software update mechanism built-in these devices.

What do you think about the products and software Apple released yesterday? Leave your comments below.




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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016. 16:55

Apple’s March 21st Event – How to Watch



As you probably heard it all over the news, on 21 March, Apple will hold a big media event and unveil a number of new devices, namely, the iPhone SE, the 9.7-inch iPad Pro and the updated Apple Watch. Of course, it’s an important date for Apple fans, just like any other company’s presentation.


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Monday, March 14th, 2016. 22:26

Apple Aware of Recent Date Bug, Promises to Fix It With Update



Apple has publicly acknowledged the existence of a bug that may brick the iPhone or any other iOS device when the date is set to January 1st, 1970. According to a dedicated Apple Support document released on February 15th, changing the date may prevent the device from booting on the next startup.


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Monday, February 15th, 2016. 18:55

Changing Date to January 1st, 1970 Bricks iOS Devices [Video]



According to a number of reports from users from different countries, setting the date to January 1st, 1970 can permanently brick your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 9 or higher. The bug in the mobile operating system makes it possible to turn the device with Apple’s A7, A8, A8X, A9, and A9X processor into a completely useless thing.

Below you can take a look at the video showing the bug.


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Friday, February 12th, 2016. 16:19

Apple Releases iOS 9.3 Beta 3 to Developers for Testing



Apple has just seeded the third iOS 9.3 beta to developers for testing. This is probably the last but one build for developers released until the alleged debut of iOS 9.3 in March alongside the new 4-inch iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3 and the updated Apple Watch. The list of improvements and enhancements includes bug fixes and refinements to the features added in previous betas. These features include the Night Shift mode, secure Notes, updated News and CarPlay. iOS 9.3 Beta 2 brought a separate Control Center toggle for Night Shift, which is present in the third beta, so looks like the change is permanent.


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Tuesday, February 9th, 2016. 11:32

iPhone 5SE to Come in Silver, Space Gray, and Pink Colors - Rumor



According to the latest report from Macotakara reporters, the long-awaited 4-inch iPhone 5SE will come in three colors, namely, Silver, Space Gray, and Pink. Moreover, sources add, the Pink color will be closer to the shade of the iPad nano 7G and iPod touch 6G, but not to the Rose Gold color of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s.


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Saturday, February 6th, 2016. 14:15

Google Paid $1 Billion to Remain Default iOS Search Engine in 2014



It is no secret that Apple’s long-term market rival, Google, pays the company to remain one of the default search engines on iOS devices like iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units. Up until now, the exact sum paid by the search giant annually have been unknown to public. Thanks to the details of Oracle's recent copyright lawsuit against Google, which were obtained by reliable Bloomberg reporters, we now know that in 2014, the sum spent by Google to remain one of the default search engines on Apple’s portable devices accounted for impressive $1 billion. By the way, this figure goes in line with the one shared by reliable insiders back in 2012, so I guess we can believe the recent report.


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Friday, January 22nd, 2016. 16:00

Apple Releases iOS 9.2.1 with Minor Fixes to Users Worldwide



Apple has recently released iOS 9.2.1 to users worldwide. The release comes after several weeks of testing performed by registered developers. The latest update contains a number of minor bug fixes and security enhancements, so it is recommended for all users to download and install iOS 9.2.1 on their compatible iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units.


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Wednesday, January 20th, 2016. 15:54