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Google and Apple Losing Mobile Advertising Market to Publishers





Today research firm IDC announced a new report on the mobile advertising market, saying that ad networks such as those from Apple and Google are losing momentum to publishers. IDC notes:


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Wednesday, April 10th, 2013. 1:31

Apple’s Trademark Application For 'iPad Mini' Initially Denied



  "iPad mini" trademark specimen

Patently Apple reported over the weekend that Apple's trademark application for the "iPad mini" term was refused by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, but The Verge Nilay Patel noted that the refusal was just a first office action.

The examiner’s major objection to the application is that the term is descriptive and doesn't create a unique trade mark that should be protected. The examiner said that all parts of the term ( namely, "i", "Pad", and "mini" elements) are not unique to this product.


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Monday, April 1st, 2013. 21:28

Twitter Is Preparing To Launch IOS Music Discovery App



According to CNET, Twitter might launch a new standalone music discovery app for iOS by the end of this month. The report claimed, citing a person familiar with the matter, that Twitter would use technology from music discovery service We Are Hunted, which was acquired by Twitter last year, to provide a music service called “Twitter Music.” The report says:


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Thursday, March 14th, 2013. 1:40

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In 2012 Samsung Outpaced Apple In Advertising Spending



The Wall Street Journal published a new report outlining Samsung’s aggressive advertising in 2012 based on the latest data from research company Kantar Media. The report notes that Samsung significantly increased its phone ad spending from $78M in 2011 to $401M in 2012, 20 percent higher than $333M spend by Apple.


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Wednesday, March 13th, 2013. 20:40

iPhone Dev-Team updates UltraSn0w with iOS 6.1 support



The iPhone Dev-Team has released UltraSn0w 1.2.8 to bring unlock support for some older basebands on iOS 6.1.

MuscleNerd commented in twitter:

Version 1.2.8 is compatible with 6.1 main firmware


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Apple Releases iOS 6.1.1 Beta to Developers



Apple has released iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers. It’s only been a week since Apple released iOS 6.1 to the public. And it's just 48 hours after the iOS 6.x evasi0n jailbreak was released. Release notes indicate maps improvement and some other optimization. well, we understand that the main purpose of iOS 6.1.1 is probably to fix vulnerabilities used by envasi0n jailbreak.

MuscleNerd already commented via twitter:

6.1.1 beta is already out to developers! Obviously stay away from that.


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Evasi0n Jailbreak To Be Released Today, probably at 12pm Noon EST



Yesterday the Evad3rs Team have announced via twitter and on their website that the evasi0n untethered jailbreak is in final testing and preparation and will be released today.

Final count down toward tomorrow's release has begun!

The Evad3rs website indicates that current progress is 96%:


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RIM released the next-generation smartphone BlackBerry Z10



Research in Motion announced the launch of a new generation smartphone, theZ10. RIM also announced a corporate rebranding, officially changing the name of the company on the BlackBerry.


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The first video clip JOBS with Ashton Kutcher in the role of Steve Jobs



According to news reporting that film JOBS, in which Ashton Kutcher appears as Steve Jobs, will open in theaters on April 19. ETonline.com has released the first video clip from the movie. A brief clip illustrates Kutcher as Jobs, who talks to Josh Gad as Steve Wozniak.


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Friday, January 25th, 2013. 0:53

Redesigned iOS App Switcher Will Soon Come To Cydia



Apple has given little attention to updating the app switcher in its iOS since its introduction in iOS 4, so interface designer @Sentry_NC has tried his hand at developing a new concept for fast app switching in iOS.

In October, he introduced a mockup of iOS app switcher on The Verge forum, which takes advantage of the elongated screen on the iPhone 5 and provides easy access to app management tools and settings.


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Sunday, December 23rd, 2012. 15:31

Next iPad Mini Will Have Higher-Resolution Display?



Digitimes reports that Apple will center next iPad mini’s improvements around the tablet’s display resolution. The report said:

“The sources have yet to specify whether the device will use Apple’s Retina Display technology to enhanced resolution, but market observers said it is highly likely based on the development of past Apple products such as the iPhone and 9.7-inch iPad series.”


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Friday, December 14th, 2012. 13:49

More than half of smartphone consumers prefer to buy the iPhone 5



A new survey of more than 800 United States buyers found that more than half of those ones who planning to buy a smartphone in the next three months say they will buy the new iPhone 5 by Apple. The poll conducted by Piper Jaffray, revealed that 53.3% of consumers say they plan to buy the iPhone 5 in the near future. This is close to a number of buyers constituting the 54.9 percent who have already chosen the iPhone 5 in October and a little more than 47.7 percent who said they would choose Apple in September.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Friday, December 14th, 2012. 13:00

Apple removes AppleCare From Sale In Italy



In July we reported that Apple was threatened with a temporary closure of its operation in Italy if the company did not change its warranty policies. Previously Italian antitrust regulator fined Apple $1.2 million for misleading practices of selling one-year AppleCare warranties and not informing customers about a two-year warranty that is mandatory by European Union law. Now it seems that Apple has officially removed its AppleCare Protection Plans from sale in Italian retail stores with only online version of its plans still available for consumers in Italy.


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Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. 0:18

iPhone 5 Does Not Recognize Rapid Diagonal Swipes



Following up the Tweet posted by UK developer CMA Megacorp, Recombu reported on an issue related to recognition of rapid diagonal swiping motions on the iPhone 5 and posted a video comparison that demonstrates the issue on iPhones running iOS 6.0.1 and iOS 6. Recombu noted:


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The iPad 4 Has Been Jailbroken



Chpwn has posted an image showing Cydia running on a jailbroken iPad 4.

It doesn't look any different than on the iPad (3rd generation), but here's Cydia running on the iPad (4th generation): pic.twitter.com/zhrii6uX

Recently, MuscleNerd posted to show that the jailbreak discovered by chpwn was working for the iPad mini.

Last month, chpwn revealed that his jailbreak would be reserved as a failbreak. That means it will be limited to jailbreak developers and won't be released to the public. This is being done to make it easier to discover new exploits (which will be used for public release) in the future.




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Thursday, November 8th, 2012. 17:26