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Apple plans to release new taller iPod Nano with Home button this fall





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Recent rumors say Apple is planning to release a new taller iPod nano this autumn. The new device is expected to have a Home button and integration with iTunes.


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Wednesday, July 11th, 2012. 18:19

iPad Mini will probably cost $299



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Piper Jaffray, analyst Gene Munster, believes iPad Mini will cost $299 and Apple could sell somewhere between 4-6 million iPad minis this year.


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Apple's next iPhone to feature quad-core processor



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This week DigiTimes’s industry sources from the Far East provided more information about the next-generation iPhone’ processor. As reported, the new iPhone would feature a quad-core ARM processor based on Samsung's Exynos 4 architecture. The sources did not presented any further details.

Last year’s iPhone 4S feature a custom dual-core processor clocked at 800 megahertz, dubbed by Apple the “A5”. The chip was first introduced in the iPad 2. This year’s iPad couldn’t boast of the updated processor model, dubbed the "A5X," but it is sooner a slightly revised version of the A5.


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Apple rumored to revise backlight for iPad update



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Apple is rumored to prepare a minor iPad update to meet the holiday season. An unverified report claims that the company plans to return to a one-LED backlight module solution instead of the two-LED design used in the current iPad to reduce the heat output. Switching back to the one LED module would not affect "luminosity and clarity" of the iPad display.


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Friday, July 6th, 2012. 12:00

Apple Has Removed SMS Spam Application From App Store



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Today Russian security company Kaspersky Lab reported that they had been notified about an app available in Google Play store (for Android) and Apple’s App Store that was quietly gathering data from user’s address book and sending it to the remote servers. Then the developer’s servers were sending SMS spam messages to contacts from the address book advertising the app, with the “From” field being filled with the mobile phone number of the original user.


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Friday, July 6th, 2012. 1:51

Apple Is Distributing Corrupted Updates For Some Apps



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Marco Arment, developer behind Instapaper app, said today that Apple appears to be distributing corrupted updates that cause crashes of some apps immediately after launching. Arment first noticed the issue after updating Instapaper to version 4.2.3 last night. Apple has yet to provide a statement or a fix for the issue. This issue has apparently affected the app updates, which were approved by the company during the past several days.


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Thursday, July 5th, 2012. 20:38

RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 improves 06.15 downgrade for iPhone 3GS/3G



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The iPhone Dev-Team released RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 with improved algorithm for baseband downgrade from the iPad's 06.15 baseband to 05.13 on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G. The 06.15 baseband was used by many users to unlock their device. Now it is possible to to get back true GPS and an ultrasn0w unlock.

You can download RedSn0w 0.9.14b2 here.

Here is additional info from DevTeam:


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Google admits Chrome bug responsible for crashing MacBook Airs



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Shortly after release of the updated MacBook Airs, a number of users reported that their machines were frequently crashing. Gizmodo noted this week that the issue was caused by the Chrome browser. One Genius technician said that the problem was "the specific combination of Intel HD 4000 chip + flash + Chrome." Moreover, Google has recently accepted responsibility for a kernel panic issue on Apple's new MacBook Airs. Apple is aware of the issue and planning to release a patch soon.


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Friday, June 29th, 2012. 11:11

iPhone Dev-Team Releases Redsn0w 0.9.13dev2



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The iPhone Dev-Team has released an update to iOS 6 jailbreak - RedSn0w 0.9.13dev2. New version resolves problems with SSH.

The "dev2" version should fix the various SSH problems and crashes with apps that some have been seeing.

You can download the latest version of RedSn0w from here.




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Tuesday, June 26th, 2012. 11:01

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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RedSn0w 0.9.14b1 Released: 06.15 Downgrade for iPhone 3GS/3G



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The iPhone Dev-Team released RedSn0w 0.9.14b1 that can perform a baseband downgrade from the iPad's 06.15 baseband to 05.13 on the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G. The 06.15 baseband was used by many users to unlock their device. Now it is possible to to get back true GPS and an ultrasn0w unlock.

You can download RedSn0w 0.9.14b1 here.

Here is additional info from DevTeam:


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iPhone Dev-Team will 06.15 baseband downgrade today



The iPhone Dev-Team will release the 06.15 baseband downgrade today, according to a tweet from MuscleNerd.

Sunday should be a Funday for those waiting for 06.15 BB downgrade! ("Sunday"==PDT, i.e UTC-7). Blog will have details before release :)

The 06.15 baseband is an iPad baseband that many iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS owners updated to in order to unlock their device. Now those users will be able to get true GPS and an ultrasn0w unlock.

the 06.15 downgrade allows both true GPS location services and ultrasn0w unlock (if it's still needed) to work

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Review roundup: Apple's Retina MacBook Pro is pretty but pricey



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On Monday Apple introduced its next-generation MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Just days after reviewers of the biggest mainstream publications started post their opinions on the redesigned 15-inch MacBook Pro, but some of them remain putting off by the $2,200 entry price. Here are some of the highlights:


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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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Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 13:14