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iOS 7 Beta 2 on the iPad [Screenshots]





iClarified published a massive screenshot gallery of iOS 7 beta 2 running on the iPad.

Apple released iOS 7 Beta 2 couple days ago which brought support for the iPad mini, iPad 2, iPad 3, and iPad 4.

Take a look:

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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013. 16:32

New Siri Voices in iOS 7 vs iOS 6 [Video]



9to5mac posted a video demonstrating new Siri voices in iOS 7 beta 2.

Side by Side comparison of Siri on iOS 7 and iOS 6! Featuring the male and female voices of Apple's digital assistant, Siri!




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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013. 16:27

Apple Launches Online Store for Russia



Apple today launched its online store in Russia. The move had been expected for quite some time. Reports from last year revealed that the Apple had registered a new company in Russia with intentions to launch direct sales in the country.

In order to expand into Russian territory, Apple as registered a company called Apple Rus and assigned Vitaly Morozk, the company's local legal advisor as its director general. It is alleged that Apple executives travelled to Moscow in 2011 to find premises for an Apple store but did not find anything suitable. Apple opened the iTunes Store online in 2009.

It's unclear when or whether the company intends to open any physical Apple Retail Stores in the country.




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New iPhone 5S Photos: Dual-LED Flash, 1GB RAM, A7 Chip



New photos allegedly of the iPhone 5S clearly shows it's internal components, a dual-LED flash, and possibly a new A7 chip, reports MacRumors. The site received the photos below as follow up to photos previously posted which showed the interior and rear exterior of the upcoming device.

As seen in one photo, the chip carries an Apple model number of APL0698, suggesting that this is indeed intended to be branded as an A7 chip rather than a modification on the A6 chip found in the iPhone 5. The original A6 chip carried a model number of APL0598, with the A6X found in the fourth-generation iPad carrying an APL5598 model number, demonstrating how Apple varies the first digit for members of a given A-series family and increments the second digit when transitioning to a new family.

Other features noticeable include 1GB of Elpida DRAM, a dual-LED flash, and a main chip identifier of K1A0062. Previous chips had a number that started with N. It's suggested that perhaps this chip was produced by TSMC instead of Samsung.

MacRumors was also able to determine that the device was assembled in December 2012 making it a very early prototype.

Apple is expected to release the iPhone 5S this fall.

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Wednesday, June 26th, 2013. 15:38

Semi-Restore Lets You Wipe Your iPhone Without Losing Your Jailbreak



Semi-Restore is a new solution for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users who want to wipe their device clean without losing their jailbreak.

Created by CoolStar, the process will restore your device running iOS 5.0 through 6.1.2 to near stock condition. It's performed using a simple one click app that is available to download for Mac, Windows, and Ubuntu.


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First benchmark results for the New Mac Pro



MacRumors reports that early benchmarks for the new Mac Pro have begun appearing in Geekbench.

The entry is appearing as "AAPLJ90,1" as opposed to the expected MacPro6,1. It scores 23901 overall. That's greater than the top scoring Mac Pro (Mid 2012) that scored 21980.

Supporting the authenticity of the entry is the listing of a custom build of OS X Mavericks, 13A2054, running on the machine. The listed motherboard ID is also one which was discovered in OS X Mavericks as corresponding to the new Mac Pro. The machine in question is running a single 12-core processor from the upcoming Ivy Bridge-E family, specifically the Xeon E5-2697 v2 running at 2.7 GHz. It is also equipped with 64 GB of RAM.

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Thursday, June 20th, 2013. 13:46

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Download the New Mac OS X Mavericks Desktop Wallpaper



Apple has posted the massive 5120x2880 resolution wave wallpaper image from its new OS X Mavericks operating system.

You can download the wallpaper from here.




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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 19:56

You Can Update to iOS 7 Without a Registered iPhone UDID



It's currently possible update to iOS 7 beta without having your iPhone's UDID registered in an Apple developer account.

We have tested and confirmed it working on the iPhone 4S, a brand new iPhone 5 and an additional iPhone 5.

To perform the update you must get a hold of the iOS 7 ipsw, press and hold the Option key (Shift for Windows) and click Update in iTunes. Select the iOS 7 ipsw from the popup window to install.

It's unclear why this is working. Only iPhone devices registered by developers are supposed to be able to install beta firmware. Perhaps Apple took down this check since its servers are being flooded at the moment.


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New ad: ‘Designed by Apple in California’



Apple executives on several occasions during the just-finished WWDC keynote made note of both the fact that the new Mac Pro is being built in the United States and that the redesigned iOS 7 software and other apps are being conceived, designed and implemented by its team of engineers in California.

In fact, Apple’s been proudly putting stickers on its products saying ‘Designed by Apple in California’ for years and has now even made a compelling new ad which focuses in its California design roots.

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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 1:20

Watch the Full WWDC 2013 Keynote Here [Video]



Mac OS X Mavericks, iOS 7, Haswell-equipped MacBook Airs, new Mac Pro sneak peeks, videos of retail store openings. All of the above were showcased in this year's Apple WWDC keynote.

If you have not seen it live Apple posted video recording for you here.




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Tuesday, June 11th, 2013. 0:39

Apple Will Live Stream Live Video from WWDC 2013 Event



 

Apple fans around the world will be able to watch live video from WWDC 2013.

Apple pushed out a WWDC app for Apple TVs in order to view the stream for the keynote! Apple has also announced it will stream the keynote on its website for desktops and iOS devices here.

Live Streaming video requires Safari 4 or later on Mac OS X v10.6 or later; Safari on iOS 4.2 or later. Streaming via Apple TV requires second- or third-generation Apple TV with software 5.0.2 or later.

The HD stream will kick off today at 10AM Pacific time.




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Monday, June 10th, 2013. 17:02

Recent rumors on iOS 7 look [Photos]



Newly leaked information about iOS 7 reveals that in addition to a flat design, Apple is also going to be updating the text and graphics in the operating system with a 'skinny' look.

9to5Mac's Seth Weintraub says he's seen an early beta of the operating system but can't post the images because they're watermarked.

Highlights:
● iTunes is Purple-ish with white (iSync-like arrows instead of a music note).
● Camera is Gray gradient and icon is same shape as you see on the lock screen.
Facetime is like it used to be without the gray. and flat.
● Compass icon is darker and flatter.
● Safari icon is like the Mac circle icon without the silver frame.
● Photos icon is a color wheel.
● Game Center is similar to the photos icon – totally different than before.
● Maps gets walking directions.
● Grouped tableviews now extend to the edges of the screen.
● Rounded rectangles are more squared off.
● Updated share menu with sideways scrolling rows featuring one row with Airdrop devices, one row with social networks, and another with copy/paste/etc.

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Apple Starts Prepping Moscone West for WWDC 2013



Apple has starting putting up banners at Moscone West in San Francisco in preparation for WWDC 2013. It's expected that Apple will unveil new MacBook Airs, MacBook Pros, iOS 7, and the future of OS X at the its keynote on June 10th.

Here are some photos posted by 9to5Mac.

 

 




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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013. 16:20

Google Employee Said That Google Now Does Not Drain Battery Life



After Google Search app was updated with the Google Now service last week, many users began reporting that the app was draining iPhone’s battery by constantly accessing Location Services.

Today Google employee posted on the Macworld forum saying that Google Now service does not excessively drain battery.


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Friday, May 3rd, 2013. 9:45

Apple Added New 512 GB and 256 GB Flash Storage Options For iMacs



Apple has included new storage options to its iMac line, allowing users to choose a 512 GB or a 256 GB flash storage drive as part of the process of order customization. The new options can be added at $600 and $300 surcharges respectively in place of the 1 TB hard drive that is standard in all iMac models.


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Thursday, May 2nd, 2013. 19:38

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