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iPhone Market Share in Japan Is Close to 70% - Apple VP Greg Joswiak





Greg Joswiak, Apple VP of iPad, iPhone and iPod Marketing, in a short interview to TV Tokyo revealed that iPhone market share in Japan is close to 70%. When asked about the next-gen iPhone 6, Joswiak avoided answering the question. Well, this is what Apple employees usually do after they hear questions about the upcoming products.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Sunday, April 6th, 2014. 14:01

Updated Auxo 2 Jailbreak Tweak to Be Released on April 2nd



A3 tweaks, a group of hackers behind Auxo, a tweak that allowed to extend the functionality of the app switcher in iOS 5 and iOS 6, has announced the Auxo 2 - an updated jailbreak tweak compatible with iOS 7. Take a look.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, March 31st, 2014. 19:40

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Like every Sunday, I’ve come up with a list of most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Without wasting time, let’s take a look at these posts.


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iH8Sn0w Confirms Untethered Jailbreak on iPhone 4s Running iOS 7.1



I’ve got some good news for those iPhone 4s users, who plan to jailbreak their iPhones running iOS 7.1. It is possible to hack the older models of Apple’s smartphones. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you should upgrade to the latest version of iOS right now. And here’s why.


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Pegatron Reports 22% Increase in Earnings



Pegatron, Apple’s supplier that is currently responsible for the manufacture of iPhone 5c and iPad mini, reported a 22% increase in earnings earlier today. The earnings may become even higher due to a new status of the Taiwanese company. In case you don’t know, Pegatron is said to be the main supplier of the upcoming iPhone 6.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, March 24th, 2014. 22:06

Pegatron and Foxconn to Start Production of Next-Gen iPhones and iPad Airs in Q2 or Q3



According to the latest rumors, the production of the next-gen iPhone and iPad Air will start in the second or in the third quarter of 2014. Pegatron will be responsible for assembly of both iPhones and iPads, while Foxconn will concentrate primarily on Apple’s smartphone. This is what several Chinese sources report (via iDownloadBlog).


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, March 24th, 2014. 20:42

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It’s Sunday again, so I’ve decided to take a brief look at the most interesting posts of the last week. Let’s not waste time on senseless introductions and talk about recent Apple news right now.


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Apple to Release iTunes Store for Android and Launch Music Streaming Service?



Apple is currently thinking about launching an iTunes Store app for Android, Billboard reports. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino may soon start working on a new subscription-based music streaming service. The main reason for such radical actions is quite obvious: U.S. digital album sales have recently started to fall.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014. 20:00

Top 10 Stories of the Week



Like every Sunday, I’ve come up with a list of the most interesting posts of the past week. Well, you know that. I hope that you got used to reading such roundups.


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Sunday, March 16th, 2014. 16:48

Apple Begins Offering Refurbished iPad Airs



Good news for all those who want to buy an iPad Air, but lack enough money for a brand new tablet: Apple has started selling refurbished iPad Air through its online store. And the prices are more than affordable. For instance, Wi-Fi model with 16GB of memory on board costs only $419.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Saturday, March 15th, 2014. 19:45

Apple Suspends Development of 12.9-Inch iPad Pro



Apple has reportedly faced some serious difficulties that prevent the company from the development of its long-anticipated 12.9-inch tablet called iPad Pro. That is why Apple has put this project on hold, DigiTimes reporters write.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Friday, March 14th, 2014. 21:10

Bad News for Jailbreakers: iOS 7.1 Patches Evasi0n7 Jailbreak



As you probably know, Apple has recently released iOS 7.1 to users worldwide. However, I recommend that you should wait for a while and don’t update since Apple has patched the kernel exploit used by evasi0n7 jailbreak tool. What this means is that it is temporarily impossible to hack the device running iOS 7.1, either it is an iPhone or iPad or iPod touch.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. 19:46

Free in-flight movies and TV will be availabe on United Airlines planes



According to the representatives of United Airlines, in-flight movies and TV will be streamed for free for the users of iOS devices starting in April.


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4.7-inch iPhone Air concept [video]



A new concept of the new 4.7-inch iPhone Air was released by Sam Beckett. Let's have a look at the designer's idea of the coming iPhone.

The phone is only 8% larger than the existing iPhone 5S, this increase is to accommodate the larger screen. Some extra space could be potentially utilised by reducing the width of the side bezels and by also slimming down the top and bottom of the phone frame too. The depth of the iPhone Air is 7mm, coming in 0.6mm smaller than it's predecessor. This modest reduction in the device depth and larger increase in the width and height could help create a bigger space for the battery and other components.


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Written by Lizzen

Monday, March 10th, 2014. 23:50

Russia's Megafon Contract with Apple - Details



Russia’s second largest carrier, Megafon, has signed a deal with Apple to sell iPhones in Russia, Reuters report. According to the terms of this deal, Megafon will buy at least 750,000 iPhone units from Apple over the next 3 years and try to resell them to Russian customers.


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Written by NickTarasenko

Monday, March 10th, 2014. 16:10