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Apple Is Woking On Major Overhaul Of iTunes





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Bloomberg reports, citing people familiar with the matter, that Apple is prepping major changes to iTunes that will be released by the end of 2012. The changes are intended to improve how people find content and how they access materials that they already own on their Apple devices. Bloomberg said that music sharing and iCloud file integration will be heavily featured in the revamped iTunes. Music sharing is most likely to happen through Facebook and Twitter, with which Apple has partnered for sharing content within Mountain Lion and iOS 6.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, June 28th, 2012. 12:22

What's new in iOS 6 Beta 2 firmware (x8)



Apple released iOS 6 Beta 2 today. Let's take a look what's changed:

1. Apple added a toggle to control whether or not you can use iOS 6′s new Shared Photo Streams feature. The toggle is in both the Photos settings page and the iCloud settings.

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Apple released iOS 6.0 Beta 2 for developers



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Apple recently released new iOS 6 beta 2 for developers. It is available as an OTA update or as a download here. Apple also updated Xcode 4.5 developer preview 2, Apple TV beta 2 as well.

When you download and install iOS 6.0 Beta 2 OTA the Settings icon animates. Take a look:


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Running The New MacBook Pro At 2880x1800 Resolution



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Although Apple’s new MacBook Pro offer Retina display with a resolution of 2880x1800 pixels, the display options don’t allow users to run their operating systems at full resolution. The extra pixels serve to display more details on a canvas with previous resolution of 1440x900 pixels. However users, who want to display their systems at resolutions higher than 1440x900 pixels, can do this, as System Preferences provides several options ranging up to resolution of 1920x1200 pixels.


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Written by maxim

Friday, June 22nd, 2012. 1:48

Apple to kill Ping with next major iTunes release



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According to sources close to the matter Apple will reportedly kill off the Ping iTunes service when the next iteration of iTunes rolls out alongside iOS 6 this fall, reports All Things D. The social music network has suffered waning participation since its introduction in 2010.

Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed these rumors partly when he said at the D10 conference in May that the company might kill off Ping but vowed to add more social integration into its products. Ping is still active, but sources say that the social network will be redacted this fall and replaced by deeper Twitter and Facebook integration.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 13:14

WWDC 2012 live blog



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Thanks again! You guys are the best.

11:54:17 AM PDT


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GPlayer for iPhone and iPad is free today



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Nice universal player for iOS called GPlayer is free today. Works for both iPhone and iPad. The last price was $2.99. You can download it in AppStore here.

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Paid iOS 5.1.1 untethered jailbreak released for A4 Devices [Video]



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InteVyDis has released an untethered jailbreak for A4 devices on iOS 5.1.1 as part of Vulndisco Mobile 1.7. The module is vd_ios_untether_5_1_1. It works by creating a custom bundle you have to install via RedSn0w. Evgeny Legerov posted in twitter:

vulndisco mobile 1.7 is out with untethered 5.1.1

This jailbreak is not free and costs big money. It works only on A4 devices - iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G. It is not yet tested by other hackers. So this might be fake. However famous hacker I01nc notes that the company is a legit source of exploits:


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Untethered iOS 5.1.1 jailbreak will be released in several days



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Pod2g has recently announced in twitter that the untethered jailbreak of iOS 5.1.1 is just days away from release. This is great news for many iPhone, iPad and iPod users.

Thanks to awesome work of @planetbeing and @pimskeks, we're near ready for a release. Now it's a matter of days.

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Here is the list of devices that are known to work for sure :


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Apple Wins Dispute Over iPhone5.com Domain



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This month Apple moved to take control of iPhone5.com that was used by domain squatter for a forum with lots of ads. The company filed a claim with WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), who today is said to have granted its request. According to The Next Web, the squatter has ceded control of the domain that is now under control of the company called Corporation Service Company that can transfer the ownership to Apple.


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Thursday, May 17th, 2012. 19:12

Pod2g Succeeds in Untethered Jailbreak of iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1



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Pod2g has announced via Twitter that he successfully made untethered jailbreak of the iPhone 4 on iOS 5.1. Previously, three parties had demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 5.1: I0n1c, the iPhone Dev-Team, and Chpwn/Phoenixdev. Only I0n1c claimed untethered jailbreak, but made it clear that he will not be releasing his jailbreak to the public.

Thankfully pod2g has announced that he's also succeeded in untethering the jailbreak.


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Apple N Berry recalls Gevey Ultra 5.1, it does not work for iPhone 4 any more



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The GEVEY Ultra 5.1 for the GSM iPhone 4 has been recalled since it used Loktar Sun's free method (aka SAM unlock) to unlock your device which has been disabled by Apple. Apple N Berry is offering a full refund to customers who purchased the device. You can read their official statement here.


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Apple is Blocking the SAM Unlock, Backup Your Unlock Tickets!



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Apple is currently in the process of blocking the SAM unlock, reports MuscleNerd. If you need to unlock a SIM or backup your unlock ticket do it now!

MuscleNerd mentions this in Twitter:

Looks like Apple's currently fixing their activation servers. But the good news is that previous tickets gotten via SAM trick still work.

Those who managed to unlock using SAM should save the unlock tickets. To do it just use iFile or iFunbox and save /var/root/Library/Lockdown, or use latest Redsn0w (Extras -> Even more -> backup).

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'Flashback' trojan estimated to have infected 600K Macs worldwide



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Russian antivirus company Dr. Web issued a report on Wednesday noting that hundreds of thousands of Macs are infected with the Flashback Trojan, with more than half of them in the U.S. alone. The attack takes advantage of an old Java vulnerability that Apple just patched this week. The malware self-installs after you visit a compromised or malicious webpage.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, April 5th, 2012. 15:22

FireCore Releases Tethered Jailbreak for Apple TV 2 iOS 5.1



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FireCore announced today that they have successfully jailbroken the Apple TV 2 with the latest iOS 5.1 (5.0). The jailbreak is tethered which requires the Apple TV to be connected to a Mac/PC when powering it on (each time).

Today we're happy to release new versions of Seas0nPass and aTV Flash (black) that are compatible with latest 5.0 (iOS 5.1) software running on the ATV2.

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