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Apple Removes iCloud Activation Lock Status Page





Apple has quietly removed the iCloud Activation Lock status page from its website. This means that it is now impossible to check whether the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch you’re supposed to buy second-hand is locked before you actually get it. It is unclear why the company has decided to shut down such a useful page.


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Sunday, January 29th, 2017. 0:58

Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.2 Jailbreak



A well-known Italian hacker Luca Todesco has released a jailbreak of iOS 10.2 with working MobileSubstrate. The latest version of jailbreak is available on Todesco’s website.


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Thursday, January 26th, 2017. 19:52

iFixit Team Celebrates 10 years of iPhone Teardowns



The iFixit team has decided to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone introduction in a rather special way. The company has taken all iPhone teardowns it performed over the last 10 years and posted them on their website in a single article.


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Thursday, January 12th, 2017. 18:28

Luca Todesco Adds Support for TSMC iPhone 6s and iPhone SE to yalu Jailbreak



A well-known developer Luca Todesco has updated the yaly jailbreak adding the support for the iPhone 6s with TSMC processor and iPhone SE. Still, the tool for iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak is quite unstable and contains several serious bugs. This means that only developers should use it, at least now.

 
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Thursday, January 5th, 2017. 15:25

New Method of Killing Messages App Discovered [Video]



There’s a new hack that can break the Messages app on iOS 10. The vulnerability of the application has been discovered by an iOS and Windows developer nicknamed vincedes3.

To kill the Messages app, the developer sends the recipient a contact card that contains a large and complicated text. When the recipient tries to open it, the application freezes. Rebooting the device doesn’t help. The developer says that the only way to fix it without restoring the device and setting it up as new is using the link provided by the hacker on his website.

Remember, if you receive a message with a contact card called 'vincedes3.vcf', don’t open it. Below you can take a look at the video showing how the developer kills the Messages app.




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Saturday, December 31st, 2016. 12:22

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Apple Releases New Apple Watch Ad [Video]



Apple has released a new Apple Watch commercial called “Go Swim”. The ad is a part of the series that launched earlier in December focusing on making gifts. The ad is available below as well as on Apple’s official YouTube channel, so you can take a look right now.


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Friday, December 23rd, 2016. 11:58

Apple Launches New Photos App On iCloud.com



Apple has launched a redesigned Photos web app on iCloud.com for users worldwide. The new design of the webpage is quite similar to the look of the Photos app on the Mac. The most notable change is a sidebar on the left with the albums of the user, and other handy items that are used frequently. The sidebar makes it easier to navigate through the Photos web app.


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Friday, December 23rd, 2016. 11:26

Luca Todesco Released iOS 10.1.1 Jailbreak



A well-known hacker Luca Todesco has released the jailbreak for the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.1.1. His tool is called “yalu”, it is currently available as a beta. The developer says it is very glitchy and unstable, so only those who know what to do should try to jailbreak their devices.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 12:59

Apple Starts Selling Refurbished Apple Watches



Apple has started selling refurbished Apple Watch units on its official website. For the first time since the launch of the original wearable device in 2015, the company is offering discounted devices on a dedicated webpage.


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Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. 8:13

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Apple Plans to Hire Two New Battery Specialists



Apple is looking for two new specialists that would work on improving the battery life and ensuring the batteries inside of Apple’s devices are safe. According to two new job listings found on Apple’s official website, the company seeks to hire a Battery Algorithm Analysis Engineer and System Power and Control Architect. Looks like the problems with the new MacBook Pro battery and recent complaints about iPhones powering off while on 30% of charge are among the reasons for these new hires.


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Sunday, December 18th, 2016. 12:11

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Apple Testing New Photos Web App on iCloud



Apple is currently testing a redesigned Photos web app on the iCloud website. The application is nearly identical to the one on macOS Sierra and includes similar sidebar for frequently used items as well as the same layout of images. This section of iCloud is available only for those who use the iCloud Photo Library. You can turn it on in the Settings menu of your device.


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Monday, December 5th, 2016. 19:13

New 10.9-inch iPad to Become Thicker, Lose Home Button



According to the latest report from a Japanese website Macotakara, the next-generation iPad may become thicker and get a 10.9-inch bezel-less display while keeping the same footprint as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Apart from that, Apple is expected to ditch the Home button from the device. The report is based on the anonymous Taiwanese source.


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Tuesday, November 29th, 2016. 14:00

Check Out These Early Touch Bar MacBook Pro Reviews [Video]



First lucky customers who purchased new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar have begun receiving their laptops. Early purchasers also include the reporters of several reliable tech news websites including TechCrunch, CNET, and Engadget. These and other customers have just posted their first reviews of the brand new MacBook pro with an OLED touch-sensitive screen that replaced function keys.

Below you can take a look at some of the most noteworthy reviews.


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Monday, November 14th, 2016. 19:42

Apple Start Selling Refurbished 9.7-inch iPad Pro on its Website



Apple has just started selling the refurbished 9.7-inch iPad Pro units with a 15% discount on its official online store. The 12.9-inch iPads have been there since August, but the smaller refurbished model somehow reached the store only yesterday.


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Friday, November 11th, 2016. 14:28

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AirPods to Go On Sale on November 18 or 19 - Rumor



According to the latest rumors, Apple will start selling the AirPods by the end of this month. The information comes from one of the employees of the authorized reseller, so it is quite reliable.


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Friday, November 11th, 2016. 13:28

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