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iOS 7 Adoption Rate Reaches 85% - Apple





According to the updated figures that can be found on the App Store Distribution section, iOS 7 adoption rate reached 85%. This means that nearly 90% of the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users have upgraded to the latest iOS version.

In case you don’t know, Apple released iOS 7 on September 18th, 2013. On December 6th, about 74% of the devices were running iOS 7 and on January 27th, 2014 - nearly 80%.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014. 19:53

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 Andrey

Monday, March 24th, 2014. 20:42

12-Inch MacBook to Be Released Soon - Rumor



Back in October, a normally reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities claimed that Apple will release a new 12-inch MacBook with a display resolution of 2732 x 1536 pixels in 2014. Looks like he was right. According to a new report that appeared on the Internet yesterday, the company from Cupertino is indeed working on a new MacBook Air. As to the MacBook Pro, there won’t be any updated model until September.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014. 20:06

Apple's Latest iOS 7.1 is Causing Personal Hotspot Issues



According to a new, but immensely popular among the users thread on Apple's Support forum, iOS 7.1 contains a bug that causes Personal Hotspot issues. The problem has been reported by iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s owners, that is why you’d better not update to the latest iOS version if you often use this iOS feature.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 20th, 2014. 21:04

Apple Releases New Beta Versions of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6



Apple released two new betas on Tuesday: OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.1.6. Both are currently available only for the company employees and both contain some bug fixes and improvements.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014. 18:08

Apple Officially Releases Cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c in the UK



Apple on Tuesday released a cheaper iPhone 5c model with 8GB of memory on board. The UK carrier O2 was the first to offer the updated handset via its online store. The prices for iPhone 5c, as you may see at the link above, range from free to £409.99 (this is about $680).


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014. 18:53

iOS 7.1 vs 7.0.6 battery life test



ArsTechnica has developed a chart that shows us the influence iOS 7.1 has on the battery life of your device.

During this Wi-Fi browsing test the battery life of different devices on iOS 7.1 was compared with the one working on iOS 7.0.6. The finding showed that most of the scores differed within a few percent so can be accounted for by an error.


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Written by Lizzen

Sunday, March 16th, 2014. 16:47

Apple Releases Second OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta to Developers



Apple on Thursday seeded the second OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers for testing. The release comes just a week after the company from Cupertino unveiled the first OS X 10.9.3 beta. This version included a number of important bug fixes as well as improved 4K display compatibility for Macs.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 14th, 2014. 21:02

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 Andrey

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014. 19:46

Apple Releases iOS 7.1 with Numerous Improvements



Apple on Monday officially released iOS 7.1. The update contains a number of new features like CarPlay, for instance, serious security improvements as well as Touch ID and Siri enhancements. This update comes nearly 6 months after the original iOS 7 release last fall.


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Apple Adds Updated iTunes Festival Channel to Apple TV



The company from Cupertino has added an updated iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV ahead of the big music event that is set to take place on March 11-15 in Austin, Texas. The channel has been added after the release of the updated iTunes Festival app for iOS. So what does the updated iTunes Festival channel offer?


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 9th, 2014. 20:10

iTunes Festival App Gets Updated Ahead of Big Event, iOS 7.1 Not Required



The iTunes Festival app won’t require iOS 7.1 as was reported earlier. This means that the official release of Apple’s new mobile operating system may take place later than this week.


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Apple Releases First OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta to Developers



Apple has released the first OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta to registered developers. This beta-version comes just one week after OS X 10.9.2, which contained a fix for SSL vulnerability, FaceTime Audio feature and a bunch of other important improvements.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 7th, 2014. 19:29

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, so looks like it’s time to take a look at this week’s most popular posts. Are you ready? If so, let’s begin.

The story that became the top read this week deals with the next-gen iPhone launch. According to the latest rumors, Apple may unveil its new handset as soon as in July; not in September as was reported earlier.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 20:28

Evad3rs Release Evasi0n7 1.0.7 with Fix for Bundled Package List Issue



According to the recent reports, the evad3rs have released an update for their jailbreak utility. The hackers have fixed the problem with bundled package lists that “could not be updated by Cydia”. The update has brought the evasi0n7 tool to version 1.0.7.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014. 15:31