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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

Apple Store app gift cards are now available and have a geographical coverage.



On Saturday, Apple started offering digital gift cards that can be purchased via the Apple app Store, and online store. These cards will be available for sending them to friends and family using Passbook. The company first announced that the electronic gift cards will be available when the Apple Store application was updated this week, however, digital coupons were not available for purchase until Saturday.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, November 12th, 2012. 17:02

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 3GS Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0]



UPDATE: Apple released iOS 6.0.1, so you can NOT restore to earlier firmware (both original and custom), unless you have saved your SHSH keys. If you are on iOS 6.0 right now you can use this tutorial.

This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform jailbreak and unlock of your iPhone 3GS on iOS 6 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

If you have iPhone 3GS with an old bootrom version 359.3, the jailbreak is untethered. If your device has bootrom version 359.3.2 and higher, jailbreak will be tethered. You can detect your bootrom version using this tutorial.

Tethered jailbreak means that each time you restart your device you will need to connect it to a computer and run redsn0w.


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Angry Birds Star Wars Released for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Mac



The highly-anticipated (and much-teased) Angry Birds Star Wars is now available in both the App Store and Mac App Store. Angry Birds Star Wars also landed on the Android, Amazon Kindle Fire, and Windows 8 platforms today.

You can purchase Angry Birds Star Wars from the App Store for $0.99 (iPhone) or $2.99 (iPad).


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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

TinyUmbrella Updated With Support for iOS 6.0, 6.0.1, iPad Mini, iPad 4



Semaphore has announced an update to TinyUmbrella utility that brings support for new firmwares iOS 6 and iOS 6.0.1, as well support as new devices - iPad mini and the iPad 4. With TU users can save their SHSH keys for firmwares. Later these SHSH keys could be used for iOS downgrades.

I've updated TU to support iOS 6 and 6.0.1. The new iPad mini and iPad 4 are also supported as well as the new iphone 4 stealth revision.

Sorry for the delay folks. I'm still working on some pretty dang well needed changes to TU. The wait will be worth it...

You can download the new version of TinyUmbrella from the link below. Instructions can be found here: Windows, Mac.




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Thursday, November 8th, 2012. 2:07

RedSn0w updated to version 0.9.15b3



The iPhone Dev-Team has announced an updated version of RedSn0w and an upcoming update to UltraSn0w for iOS 6 compatibility.

Version 0.9.15b3 fixes the redsn0w “error 2601” that Windows users were seeing using the Restore button. It also fixes a related Windows iTunes error 14 for stitched files. Note that if you have a baseband, you should probably avoid stitching and simply use redsn0w’s native Restore (not iTunes).

Those lucky recipients of new iPad minis and iPad4s on Friday can use this redsn0w to save your 6.0 blobs off to Cydia. First connect your new device and turn it on, then use redsn0w’s Extras->SHSH Blobs->New and point it at the 6.0 IPSW.

Expect an ultrasn0w compatibility update for iOS 6.0 by Friday (mostly useful for 3GS old-bootrom users who are currently enjoying the untethered 6.0 jailbreak!). Same baseband support as with 5.x.

Thanks to @iamgolfy for helping test the 2601 Windows fix!

You can download the latest version of RedSn0w from here.




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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch



Apple has released iOS 6.0.1 to iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone and iPod touch users. You can download the update by connecting your device to iTunes to download or via OTA update. Apple says that this update includes various improvements and bug fixes.

Fixes a bug that prevents iPhone 5 from installing software updates wirelessly over the air
Fixes a bug where horizontal lines may be displayed across the keyboard
Fixes an issue that could cause camera flash to not go off
Improves reliability of iPhone 5 and iPod touch (5th generation) when connected to encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi networks
Resolves an issue that prevents iPhone from using the cellular network in some instances
Consolidated the Use Cellular Data switch for iTunes Match
Fixes a Passcode Lock bug which sometimes allowed access to Passbook pass details from lock screen
Fixes a bug affecting Exchange meetings

For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

If you have an iPhone 5, the updater will download an app first that enables OTA updates then it will download 6.0.1.

Direct links to iOS 6.0.1 are available here.




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Angry Birds Space updated with 10 new Mars levels



Angry Birds Space updated to version 1.3.1 with ten new Mars levels today for Angry Birds Space and the HD iPad version:

What's New in Version 1.3.1

Check out 10 blazing new Red Planet levels! The Bad Piggies are still hiding out on the fiery planet with the commandeered Mars Curiosity Rover. Can the birds recover their eggs and rescue the rogue rover?

Navigate 10 volcanic new levels, including the Mars Curiosity Rover boss level!

Get three stars on all levels to unlock a new antenna egg level!

Hunt for the hidden rover to unlock a super-secret bonus level!

All new space eagle bonus levels, one per episode! Get 100% on the space eagle destruction meter to unlock 5 new levels!

Let's watch the promo video:


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Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 21:40

Apple pushes back iTunes 11 launch until November



Apple on Tuesday announced that it will postpone the launch of iTunes to November 11 due to unforeseen delays and the desire to "bring to mind". In September, Apple said the new purchasing media and control center will be ready for implementation in October, but now the company delays the procedure until November, reports AllThingsD.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, November 1st, 2012. 15:33

Google Search for iOS updated with voice recognition



Google has released an update for its Search for iOS app that adds Google Now-like voice recognition. The new voice recognition feature also remind us a lot of Siri. Users can perform tasks like “asking for the weather in a natural way and it will provide results,” Google explained.

Improved Voice Search
✓ Simply say what you want and get results without typing.
✓ Faster and significantly improved voice recognition with text streamed on the fly.
✓ Get answers spoken directly back to you with web results tailored to your questions.
✓ Want to see types of questions that work well? Visit http://google.com/support/mobile/?p=gsa_voice.

Take a look at the demo:

You can download application in AppStore for Free here.




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Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. 19:15

Apple Posts October 23rd Keynote Video



Apple has posted video of the October 23rd special event at which it announced the iPad mini, iPad 4, 13-inch Retina Display MacBook Pro, updated iMacs, and refreshed Mac minis.

You can watch it here.




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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 16:40

Apple Announced New iPad With A6X Chip And Lightning Connector



Сегодня на медиа-конференции Apple представила обновлённую модель полноразмерного iPad с более быстрым процессором A6X и коннектором Lightning. Новый чип имеет в два раза большую производительность графического и центрального процессоров, по сравнению с предыдущим чипом. При этом новый iPad имеет такой же дизайн и обеспечивает те же 10 часов работы от батареи, как и предыдущий iPad. Apple также добавила в новый iPad поддержку множества дополнительных международных операторов LTE-сетей.


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Wednesday, October 24th, 2012. 0:33

New Mac mini specs revealed



9to5Mac reports that it has received information that Apple has refreshed Mac mini models that will likely launch today alongside the iPad mini. The website discovered before that Apple was planning two new standard configurations, as well as a third model running OS X Server. Moreover, the high-end models now move to quad-core processors. The new Mac mini models should retain the current pricing.

  • 2.5 GHz dual-core, 4GB RAM, 500GB Hard drive
  • 2.3 GHz quad-core, 4GB RAM, 1TB Hard drive
  • Server: 2.3 GHz quad-core 4GB of RAM, 2TB Hard drive


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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012. 18:21

New Full-Sized iPad To Include Improved FaceTime Camera?



BGR published photos of a new display assembly for the updated iPad. But it is unkown whether this part is from the updated iPad 3 expected to be announced on Tuesday or from the iPad model that will launch at a later date.


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Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012. 13:00