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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2





Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 to fix a bug with Microsoft Exchange Calendar.

Fixes an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery life.

Today’s update also fixes the passcode bug that was found last week. There is no information, whether this firmware is jailbreakable.

You can update via OTA or in iTunes. Jailbreakers have to perform restore to upgrade to iOS 6.1.2.

You can download the new firmware from here.




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Apple Receives More Money From iTunes And Accessories Than Other Companies From Phones



According to analysis by Asymco of Apple’s revenue breakdowns, Apple received more money from accessories and iTunes sales than all other companies, except for Samsung, received from phone sales over the last quarter.


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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 22:59

Apple Has Released iOS 6.1.1 for the iPhone 4S Only



Apple today released iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone 4S users only. This follows reports that a bug in the iOS 6.1 firmware was affecting 3G performance for numerous customers.

According to the release notes, "This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S."

You can get the update from Software Update on your device or download the ipsw directly from here.




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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. 3:27

Update to iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak utility released - Evasi0n 1.2



The Evad3rs Team have released an update to the Evasi0n jailbreak utility. Evasi0n 1.2 fixes timezone issue in evasi0n binary if client fails to correct it and disables OTA updates, which are not good for jailbroken devices.

If you're already jailbroken - there is no need to rejailbreak, just run Cydia and install updates there. There is nothing in evasi0n 1.2 that is not already in Cydia.

You can download Evasi0n 1.2 here.

If you haven't jailbroken yet, you can find the our step-by-step tutorials here:


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Apple announced about 25 billion downloaded songs



Apple today announced that the iTunes Store reached a new level of downloadable songs which amounts to 25 billion. Interestingly, Apple has also awarded the user who downloaded 25 billionth song with € 10,000 iTunes gift card, although the company did not carry out promotions for the competition, as it was for the previous milestones.


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Thursday, February 7th, 2013. 1:12

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Evasi0n (Mac OS X) [iOS 6.0-6.1.2]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.1.3, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0-6.1.2 you can use evasi0n to jailbreak.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0-6.1.2 firmwares using Evasi0n for Mac OS X.

This tutorial works for all devices with iOS 6.1:

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPod Touch 5G
  • iPad 2
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 4
  • iPad Mini

This tutorial is for Mac OS X users. Windows tutorial is available here.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Evasi0n (Windows) [iOS 6.0-6.1.2]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.1.3, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0-6.1.2 you can use evasi0n to jailbreak.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0-6.1.2 firmwares using Evasi0n for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • iPhone 3GS
  • iPhone 4
  • iPhone 4S
  • iPhone 5
  • iPod Touch 4G
  • iPod Touch 5G
  • iPad 2
  • iPad 3
  • iPad 4
  • iPad Mini

This tutorial is for Windows users. Mac OS X tutorial is available here.


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Apple Invents Depth Perception System And Cash Dispensing Network



The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today published two interesting patent applications filed by Apple. One of them described embodiments of laser projection and a depth perception system.

PatentlyApple covered the patent and outlined several possibilities of using a laser source and cameras to detect the distance from an object and implement different applications based on the distance determined. The report described how Apple could use the invention, for example, in iMacs. PatentlyApple also explained how Apple could use laser projected keyboard invention (pictured above).


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Thursday, January 31st, 2013. 22:00

Planetbeing confirmed iOS 6.1 untethered jailbreak releae in the near future



Hacker planetbeing corfirmed, that untethered iOS 6.1 jailbreak will be relaeased quite soon.

In terms of release date, we're aiming for approximately a week out, but it's possible it will come sooner or later than that.


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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 17:58

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to perform correct restore for iOS 6.1 jailbreak



This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the process of full restore, that is highly recommended for iOS 6.1 jailbreak. You can use this tutorial for any iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

Important: do not update to iOS 6.1 if you need carrier unlock.

Step 1

Make a folder called "Firmware". Download iOS 6.1 for your Apple device: here

We have downloaded iOS 6.1 for our iPhone 4:


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Apple Released Software Update For Apple TV



In addition to IOS 6.1, today Apple released an updated software for the Apple TV. The new 5.2 version contains a number of improvements, including:


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Tuesday, January 29th, 2013. 1:47

Jailbreakers Should Update to iOS 6.1 Using iTunes, Not Using Software Update



Pimskeks of the Evad3rs Dev-Team reveals that those looking to apply the new iOS 6.1 jailbreak should update to the firmware using iTunes.

If you people plan to upgrade to iOS 6.1 please don't do an OTA upgrade. Please make a full restore using iTunes.


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Apple has released new iOS 6.1 with expanded LTE connectivity



 

After iOS 6.1 Beta 5 for developer’s release, Apple has just added iOS 6.1 for public. This update includes support for new LTE connectivity and purchasing Siri -based tickets to the cinema through Fandango, much as individual downloads of songs in iTunes Match and a new button ' reset ' to track advertising.

"This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:

  • LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/)
  • Purchase movie, tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)
  • iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud
  • New button to reset the Advertising Identifier."

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Apple adds notes feature in the App Store



Apple added a new application notes feature in the iOS App Store. Applications flagged as "Editor's choice" and "App of the Week" are now available in the App Store with a brief description. For example, "Might note & Magic: Clash of Heroes":


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, January 26th, 2013. 17:49

Robust growth of Cloud-based services remained in the shadow, along with Apple's financial results



While the media responses about flatline growth in financial results of Apple have a dominating position, the massive growth of cloud-based services Apple are reportedly remains largely unnoticed.

In 2012, reports iPodNN, the number of iCloud users grew from 85 million to more than 250 million. The number of iTunes users has exceeded 500 million, with a record profit of 2.1 billion dollars for the quarter.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, January 24th, 2013. 20:01