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Intel Working On Cutting Power Consumption In Future Ivy Bridge Chips





According to CNET, Intel is actively working on reducing the power consumption of Ivy Bridge processors, which would allow using them in mainstream tablets and decreasing battery needs on small laptops such as the MacBook Air. The report said:


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Monday, December 3rd, 2012. 22:05

Survey: 42 percent Оf U.S. Windows Users Intend To Switch To Apple



Internet software company Avast conducted a survey of Windows users to find out how many people plan to upgrade to the latest version of the Windows and got some surprising results.


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Friday, November 16th, 2012. 0:23

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Microsoft CEO Hinted At Possibility Of Building Their Own Phone



Yesterday Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer gave interview to LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman in Santa Clara. TechCrunch pointed to audio clip from an interview where Ballmer talked about the role of Windows 8 in the smartphone market dominated by Android and iOS. In 2007, Ballmer laughed at the iPhone’s high price, but it appears that Microsoft CEO still thinks Apple’s smartphones are priced too high. Balmer said in the interview:


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Thursday, November 15th, 2012. 20:45

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPod Touch 4G Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPod Touch 4G on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

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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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Tether Jailbreak iPhone 4 Using RedSn0w 0.9.15 (Windows) [iOS 6.0.1]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform tethered jailbreak of your iPhone 4 on iOS 6.0.1 firmware using RedSn0w 0.9.15 for Windows.

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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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 released: iOS 6.0.1 support added



iH8Sn0w released Sn0wBreeze 2.9.7 that brings support for tethered jailbreak of iOS 6.0.1. New version supports iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G. It does not work with A5/A6 devices, like iPad 2, iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, etc.

Sn0wbreeze can be used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock.

You can find the release notes below. You can download the latest version of Sn0wBreeze from here.


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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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Release of Microsoft Office app is expected to be in early 2013



Microsoft Office application for iPhone and iPad, expected to start setting on the iOS App Store in early 2013. It offers free preview of documents, but there is subscription for Office required to edit documents. On Wednesday, The Verge revealed details of the software. The "Office Mobile" application will be free distributed, but it requires Microsoft Office account. The Office Mobile application will include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. With an annual subscription to the Office, the user will be able to edit documents. Office Mobile is also expected on the Google Android platform, although the application will appear on Apple's iOS first.


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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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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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Microsoft Plans To Launch Gaming-Focused 7-inch 'Xbox Surface' Tablet



Today The Verge reported that Microsoft is planning to launch its 7-inch tablet called "Xbox Surface". Rather than being a smaller variant of its just-released 10-inch Surface, the forthcoming tablet will be focused on gaming and will run a scaled down Windows.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012. 0:34

Pentagon plans to purchase over 162K Apple iOS and Android devices



The United States Department of Defense plans to revise and expand its security infrastructure by replacing BlackBerry devices with iPhone and the iPad from Apple, as well as with some selected smartphones and tablets running Android OS. The plan was revealed in the document published in this month which offered the solution to ensure the safety of Apple and Android devices, BlackBerry and Windows products, reports Bloomberg.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012. 23:32

The yacht that Steve Jobs built with French designer Philippe Starck revealed