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Top 10 Stories of the Week





It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting articles of the past seven days. Let’s not waste time and start right now.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, August 9th, 2015. 16:06

Apple Spends $700,000 per Year on Tim Cook’s Security



According to a leaked document that appeared on the Internet earlier today, the guys from Cupertino have one very special item of expenditure in their budget. As it turns out, Apple spends about $700,000 every year on the security and protection of Tim Cook. What can I say? It’s good to be the CEO of the most successful tech company in the world.


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Friday, August 7th, 2015. 23:50

Taig Tool for iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Released for OS X



I’ve got some good news for all those people who plan to jailbreak their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch with iOS 8.1.3 - iOS 8.4 on board. Taig team has finally released a utility for untethered jailbreak compatible with Apple’s OS X. This means that now you can hack your device using not only PP tool, but also the original utility created by the Taig team.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, August 3rd, 2015. 14:09

Here’s How Kids React to First-Gen iPod [Video]



Well, I know it’s not a piece of Apple-related news, but I’ve just found a video of kids reacting to the first-generation iPod. This video shows us how many things have changed over the last fifteen years in the computer and portable device industry.


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Friday, July 24th, 2015. 19:28

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Samsung and TSMC Start Production of A9 Chips for Next-Gen iPhones



According to the latest report from usually-reliable DigiTimes reporters, Apple partners, Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, have recently started the mass production of the A-series chips for the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which are expected to be officially released as soon as in September. In addition to the processors, TSMC will also supply Apple with fingerprint sensors and audio chips for the next-generation handsets, sources claim. The start of mass production of one of the most important iPhone component indicates that Apple plans to release new devices this fall, in accordance with the usual release schedule. It should be noted, however, that TSMC is currently not working at full capacity.


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Friday, July 17th, 2015. 15:40

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PP Team Releases iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Tool for Mac



I’ve got some good news for those people who plan to jailbreak their devices running iOS 8.4, but who don’t have a Windows computer to use Taig tool. The PP team has recently released a brand new jailbreaking utility for OS X. Even though this tool is said to be based on the exploits stolen from Taig, currently, this is the only utility available for Mac users. The PP tool for jailbreak is capable of hacking the devices with iOS 8.1.3 - iOS 8.4 on board. It is available for download from here.

As to the detailed instructions on how to hack your device, they will be published later today. Stay tuned!




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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015. 10:22

Apple Seeds Third iOS 9 Beta to Developers



Apple has seeded the third iOS 9 beta to developers for testing. The release comes about two weeks after the release of the second beta and a month after the debut of iOS 9 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. The guys from Cupertino have added a wide number of bug fixes and new features to the update, making iOS 9 a thing worth waiting for.


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Thursday, July 9th, 2015. 11:00

Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.3, Reporters Claim



Apple has just stopped signing iOS 8.3. This means that it is no longer possible to restore a device to this version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Moreover, it is now impossible to downgrade to iOS 8.3.


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Wednesday, July 8th, 2015. 14:41

Apple Watch Will Soon Become Available for Customers in New Countries



As you probably know, today the Apple Watch will become available for purchase in Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan. As it turns out, the guys from Cupertino also plan to launch the smartwatch in the Netherlands, Sweden and Thailand in the near future. To be more precise, the sales in these countries will go live on July 17th. Users will get an opportunity to purchase the Apple Watch either on the Internet, or via company's official retail store. If you live in one of the aforementioned countries, you may soon become a lucky owner of the tiny gadget.


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Friday, June 26th, 2015. 17:56

Tastes of Chinese Customers Influence Apple’s Choice of Colors for New Devices



Apple CEO Tim Cook has recently confirmed that the main reason for the company to manufacture gold iPhones, MacBooks and Apple Watches is a strong demand for such devices in China. As you probably know, Chinese market is one of the most promising for Apple as the number of customers there grows rapidly each month. According to the latest report published by Bloomberg reporters, users from China generated 29% of Apple revenue in the quarter, which ended in March.


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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. 17:53

Taig Team Releases Jailbreak for iOS 8.3



I have got some good news for all those people who have been waiting for the jailbreaking tool capable of hacking iOS 8.3. Taig team has just released such a tool and you can download it right now. It should be noted, however, that the jailbreak for iOS 8.3 is currently available only for Windows computers, so if you are using Mac and want to try the new utility, you have to find a PC or use Bootcamp.


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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015. 15:01

New Vulnerability Found That Allows to Steal Any App Password from iOS and OS X



According to the latest report from security researchers, Apple’s OS X and iOS have a vulnerability that allows hackers to steal passwords from all the applications installed on a device. The report comes from a reliable source, The Register, that is why I think we can believe it. This software bug affects not only those apps that are installed from the App Store or other sources, but even the native apps like Mail. What is interesting is that the vulnerability was first found in October 2014. This means that the guys from Cupertino either ignore or have difficulties in fixing the problem.


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Wednesday, June 17th, 2015. 19:32

Apple Releases iOS 8.4 Beta 4 with Fixes and Improvements



Apple has recently seeded the fourth iOS 8.4 beta to developers for testing. Probably because of the preparation for the Worldwide Developers Conference, the release came about four weeks after the release of the third iOS 8.4 beta and nearly two months after the release of the very first testing version of iOS 8.4. By the way, this beta is also available for the members of public beta testing program.


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Friday, June 12th, 2015. 18:21

Foxconn to Open Several New Factories in India by 2020?



According to the latest report from Reuters reporters, Apple’s main partner, Foxconn, is currently planning to build a new factory in India, which will be responsible for assembling iPhones. The reason for such a decision is the increasing wage inflation in China. In the near future, Foxconn will start searching for a suitable location for the new factory, reporters claim. By 2020, Foxconn plans to build as many as 10-12 new manufacturing facilities and data centers in India. And that is quite an ambitious task that requires a lot of resources, I must admit.


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Friday, June 12th, 2015. 16:47

Apple Officially Announces iOS 9: List of Improvements



Apple on Monday announced iOS 9 and made it available for developers. The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system is much faster and stable, moreover, it can boast of a number of new features. The list of these features is available below, you may take a look if you like.


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