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Hackers Release Taig 2.42 Beta with Several Improvements





Just one day after releasing Taig 2.41 beta with a fix for the bug causing the jailbreaking process to get stuck at 60%, the Chinese hackers have seeded Taig 2.42 beta with Cydia 1.1.23 and a fix for the bug that made the jailbreak get stuck at 30% or 40%.


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Monday, July 13th, 2015. 14:23

Apple Releases Two New iPhone 6 Commercials [Video]



The guys from Cupertino have recently released two iPhone 6 commercials. They are called  'Loved' and 'Hardware & Software'. As can be easily guessed from the names of the ads, they tell us about people using iPhones and the reasons for them to love these devices as well as about the perfect combination of hardware and software of the iPhone. The main idea of both clips sounds like “If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone”. What a surprise for us!

Both commercials are available below this post and on Apple’s official YouTube channel. Below these short videos you will find the descriptions posted by the guys from Cupertino.

99% of people who have an iPhone… Love their iPhone.


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Saturday, July 11th, 2015. 19:18

New Schematics Show that Next-Gen iPhone Will Be Slightly Thicker



According to the latest images showing leaked schematics for the next-generation iPhone, the handset will get the same design as its predecessor. However, the device may become a bit thicker due to new hardware components, Chinese insiders claim. The schematics that are available below have been first spotted on the Japanese version of Engadget.com, that is why I think we can believe what we see.


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Tuesday, July 7th, 2015. 11:39

Pegatron to Hire 40.000 Workers to Assemble Next-Gen iPhone



According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple supplier Pegatron has recently begun hiring workers for the assembly of the next-generation iPhone. As noted by DigiTimes reporters, the supplier plans to hire as many as 40.000 employees. They will be engaged in the production of the upcoming iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which are expected to be released this September. The work on the smartphones has already begun as several iPhone parts including the logic board with a number of updated chips and the casing of the would-be handset have appeared on the Internet not long ago.


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Monday, July 6th, 2015. 18:02

Cydia 1.1.20 Released with Updates and Bug Fixes



The developer behind Cydia, saurik, has recently released an update for his application. This update contains a number of bug fixes that make Cydia more stable and efficient. That is why if you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad, you can update Cydia to the version 1.1.20 right now. It is recommended to update if you have any problems with Cydia or if it causes problems to your device.


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Sunday, July 5th, 2015. 17:36

Apple Remains Top U.S. Smartphone Manufacturer



According to the latest data shared by a research firm called comScore, Apple remains the top smartphone manufacturer in the United States of America. Apple’s market share is currently equal to 43.5%. Samsung is ranked second with the market share of 28.7% and LG is the third with 8.2%.


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Saturday, July 4th, 2015. 19:42

Next-Gen iPhone to Feature New Qualcomm LTE Chip



As you already know, the next-generation iPhone will look nearly identical to the current iPhone 6. However, as shown on the images that appeared on the Internet earlier this week, Apple’s handset will boast of a brand new LTE chip manufactured by Qualcomm. This chip will reportedly support faster LTE speeds (up to 300 Mbps) and be more energy efficient. Together with the upcoming iOS 9, this may lead to a substantial increase in battery life of the iPhone 6s.


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Thursday, July 2nd, 2015. 10:40

First Photos Showing iPhone 6S Casing Leak Online [Images]



According to the latest report shared by people familiar with the matter, the next-generation iPhone called presumably the iPhone 6S will get a design nearly identical to the design of the current iPhone 6. The thickness and width of the smartphone will remain the same and it will feature same antenna lines as its predecessor. The position of speakers, microphones and the Lightning connector won’t be changed as well. However, if to speak about the internal components layout, it will be slightly different.


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Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. 16:34

Taig Team Releases Updated Version of iOS 8.3 Jailbreaking Tool with Fixes



Taig team has recently updated their jailbreaking utility for iOS 8.3 to fix a number of issues that caused problems while hacking the device. If you have a jailbroken iPhone or iPad or if you plan to jailbreak your handset or tablet in the nearest future, you can take a look at this article and download TaiG 2.1.3 for iOS 8.3 from here. Keep in mind that you hack your device at your own risk.


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Monday, June 29th, 2015. 23:10

iPhone 6 Beaten by Galaxy S6 and LG G4 in Performance Tests



According to a recent performance test conducted by Tom's Guide reporters, Apple’s iPhone 6 is no longer world’s fastest smartphone. As proved by the results shown in the chart below, the device manufactured by the guys from Cupertino managed to get only the third place. The first and the second spots are occupied by Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4.


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Sunday, June 28th, 2015. 16:56

Apple Suppliers Start Production of Next-Gen iPhone Supporting Force Touch



According to the latest report from Bloomberg reporters, Apple suppliers have recently begun the production of next generation iPhone with Force Touch display. This not the mass production yet, reporters claim. Apple decided to order a small batch of handsets to test them and make the required corrections and modifications.


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Saturday, June 27th, 2015. 16:17

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Apple Invents New Aluminum-Like Metal for iPhones



According to Apple’s latest patent filing, the guys from Cupertino have recently created a new material that looks and feels like metal, but actually is a frequency-transparent plastic. This invention can possibly allow Apple to get rid of the antenna bands that can be found on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and create a smartphone with an incredibly sleek design. Below you may take a look at the mockup of the handset made of this new material compared to the iPhone 6.


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Sunday, June 21st, 2015. 18:08

Here’s How Galaxy S6 Edge Plus May Look Like



As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino are expected to release two next-generation iPhones later this year. People familiar with the matter claim these handsets will be called the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus. This smartphones will reportedly get new processors, 2GB of RAM, the support of Force Touch technology and a bunch of other hardware improvements. If to speak about the software, the devices will use iOS 9 and boast of a new Music app supporting Apple’s upcoming streaming music service.


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Saturday, June 20th, 2015. 18:42

Next-Generation iPhone May Get 7000 Series Aluminum Body



According to the latest report from a usually reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s next-generation iPhone may get a body made out of 7000 Series aluminum. In case you don’t know, this is the material used in the Apple Watch Sport. This alloy is 60% stronger than usual aluminum, however, it is just the same in weight.


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Thursday, June 18th, 2015. 15:56

Apple Updates 'Shot on iPhone 6' Gallery on Its Website



As you probably know, Apple has a special page on its website that is dedicated to the photos and videos shot using the iPhone. The guys from Cupertino have recently updated this page with a four new short videos. You can find them either below, or on Apple’s official website under the "World Gallery films" section.


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Tuesday, June 16th, 2015. 16:13