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Apple Store app gift cards are now available and have a geographical coverage.





On Saturday, Apple started offering digital gift cards that can be purchased via the Apple app Store, and online store. These cards will be available for sending them to friends and family using Passbook. The company first announced that the electronic gift cards will be available when the Apple Store application was updated this week, however, digital coupons were not available for purchase until Saturday.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 12th, 2012. 17:02

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, 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 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

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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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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RedSn0w updated to version 0.9.15b3



The iPhone Dev-Team has announced an updated version of RedSn0w and an upcoming update to UltraSn0w for iOS 6 compatibility.

Version 0.9.15b3 fixes the redsn0w “error 2601” that Windows users were seeing using the Restore button. It also fixes a related Windows iTunes error 14 for stitched files. Note that if you have a baseband, you should probably avoid stitching and simply use redsn0w’s native Restore (not iTunes).

Those lucky recipients of new iPad minis and iPad4s on Friday can use this redsn0w to save your 6.0 blobs off to Cydia. First connect your new device and turn it on, then use redsn0w’s Extras->SHSH Blobs->New and point it at the 6.0 IPSW.

Expect an ultrasn0w compatibility update for iOS 6.0 by Friday (mostly useful for 3GS old-bootrom users who are currently enjoying the untethered 6.0 jailbreak!). Same baseband support as with 5.x.

Thanks to @iamgolfy for helping test the 2601 Windows fix!

You can download the latest version of RedSn0w from here.




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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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Angry Birds Space updated with 10 new Mars levels



Angry Birds Space updated to version 1.3.1 with ten new Mars levels today for Angry Birds Space and the HD iPad version:

What's New in Version 1.3.1

Check out 10 blazing new Red Planet levels! The Bad Piggies are still hiding out on the fiery planet with the commandeered Mars Curiosity Rover. Can the birds recover their eggs and rescue the rogue rover?

Navigate 10 volcanic new levels, including the Mars Curiosity Rover boss level!

Get three stars on all levels to unlock a new antenna egg level!

Hunt for the hidden rover to unlock a super-secret bonus level!

All new space eagle bonus levels, one per episode! Get 100% on the space eagle destruction meter to unlock 5 new levels!

Let's watch the promo video:


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Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 21:40

Apple pushes back iTunes 11 launch until November



Apple on Tuesday announced that it will postpone the launch of iTunes to November 11 due to unforeseen delays and the desire to "bring to mind". In September, Apple said the new purchasing media and control center will be ready for implementation in October, but now the company delays the procedure until November, reports AllThingsD.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 15:33

Google Search for iOS updated with voice recognition



Google has released an update for its Search for iOS app that adds Google Now-like voice recognition. The new voice recognition feature also remind us a lot of Siri. Users can perform tasks like “asking for the weather in a natural way and it will provide results,” Google explained.

Improved Voice Search
✓ Simply say what you want and get results without typing.
✓ Faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly.
✓ Get answers spoken directly back to you with web results tailored to your questions.
✓ Want to see types of questions that work well? Visit http://google.com/support/mobile/?p=gsa_voice.

Take a look at the demo:

You can download application in AppStore for Free here.




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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 19:15

Phil Schiller Claims Customers Aren't Asking for Built-In Blu-Ray Anymore



According to Apple’s Head of Marketing, Phil Schiller, Apple's customers don't need Blu-ray drives in their Macs. Not surprising, since Apple has removed the optical disk drives from their laptops, and now in desktop computers, but it can cause some confusion among fans of Blu-ray.


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Saturday, October 27th, 2012. 18:36

'iPad Mini' Pricing to Begin at Approximately $329



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9to5Mac offered their suggestions related to the entry price point for Apple’s upcoming smaller iPad set to be released October 23rd. The entry price will be reportedly between the base model of the new, fifth-generation iPod touch ($299) and the currently shipping WiFi-only 16GB iPad 2 ($399). So, the base model of the smaller iPad will likely be priced at a minimum of $329 in the United States. A starting price of $329 makes sense. The new iPod touch will continue to be cheaper than Apple’s new tablet, while the smaller iPad’s pricing will also be nicely spaced under and between the new full-sized iPads.


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Monday, October 22nd, 2012. 14:38

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, 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 right now you can use this tutorial. 

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6 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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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



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UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, 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 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6 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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Launch Of Apple’s Streaming Radio Service Delayed Over Licensing Negotiations



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This month The Wall Street Journal reported about Apple's plans to create its own streaming radio service to compete with Pandora. Reportedly Apple was in negotiations with record labels, but the company was months away from releasing the service.

The New York Post reported today that that licensing negotiations between music publisher Sony/ATV and Apple hit a snag over the licensing fee Apple would have to pay for each song streamed through the service. The report said:


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Saturday, September 29th, 2012. 1:49

Apple Releases iOS 6 with New Maps App, Facebook Integration, Siri Improvements, and More



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Apple has just released iOS 6, making it available to users of the latest iPad, iPhone and iPod touch models. To get updates, you need to connect your device to iTunes and click "check for updates" or using the menu: Settings-General-> Software update. However, the update can take several minutes to propagate to all users.

About 200 new features have been added in iOS 6, including Maps from Apple, Facebook integration, improved Siri, Passbook e-wallet program from Apple and more.

iOS 6 is compatible with the third-generation iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod touch. The operating system will be preinstalled on the iPhone 5 to be released on Friday, and the fifth-generation iPod touch models set for the release next month.




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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. 22:09

Apple Tweaked App Store To Promote Quick Installation Of Its Free Apps



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Apple seems to be adding the final touches on the revamped App Store ahead of the iOS 6 public release this week. As of today, a new page promotes Apple’s own free apps, offering an easy way for first-time users to “get the most out of” their device.


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