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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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Written by maxim

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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Written by Svetlana Osipova

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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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Thursday, June 14th, 2012. 13:14

Tim Cook confirms updated Mac Pro coming in 2013



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Apple confirmed that its CEO Tim Cook sent an e-mail to a Facebook group page dedicated to the Mac Pro on Monday and said that the company is indeed "working on something really great" for 2013, allaying current Mac Pro owners' fears that the desktop has reached its end of life.

The slightly updated Mac Pro presented by Apple at WWDC on Monday wasn't the significant revamp. The machines received 12-core Xeon chips, but CPUs are based on Intel's two-year-old Westmere-EP architecture and not newer Xeon E5 silicon. Professional users were hoping for something more significant and impressive.


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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012. 23:17

iOS 6: Safari video demonstration



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Safari doesn’t look that different on iOS 6, but underneath the hood you’ll find some interesting changes aimed at improving your mobile browsing experience.

First of all, there’s the ability to browse in full screen mode while in landscape on the iPhone. Secondly, there’s the ability to sync tabs across other iOS 6 devices using iCloud. Next up to bat is a new update to Reading List that allows you to read those items while offline.

Take a look at the demo:


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Wednesday, June 13th, 2012. 16:28

Teardown Of New MacBook Air Reveals Tweaked Design Of SSD Connector



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Teardown experts from iFixit are now taking apart the refreshed 13-inch MacBook Air that was released yesterday, and while the notebook seems to receive only a minor update, there are certainly some changes that are worth mentioning.


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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012. 23:23

WWDC 2012 live blog



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Thanks again! You guys are the best.

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Apple still expected to retire 17-inch MacBook Pro in 2012



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Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo with KGI, whose name and expectations we’ve already mentioned in the previous report, also believes that Apple will discontinue its 17-inch MacBook Pro this year, and might even ax the Pro lineup entirely in favor of the "new MacBook" in 2013. He expects that only the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros will receive updates.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, June 9th, 2012. 16:38