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Microsoft to Release Fitness Band Compatible with iOS?





As you probably know, Microsoft is working on its own smartwatch. This wearable device, however, will differ greatly from the rivals' products. According to a well-known Windows blogger Paul Thurrott, Microsoft's smartwatch is actually a cross-platform fitness band.

What this means is that the small gadget will be compatible not only with Windows Phone, but also with Android and iOS. Moreover, just like Apple's iWatch, it will feature a number of health and fitness-related sensors.


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Friday, July 4th, 2014. 1:08

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Remain Top-Selling Smartphones in Europe



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter, Apple's handsets remain the top-selling smartphones on European market. Despite the fact that Samsung's Galaxy S5 was released after the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c, it still only on the third place. However, the South Korean device seems to be gaining popularity.


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Pangu Untethered Jailbreak Works on iOS 7.1.2



We confirm that the Pangu untethered jailbreak works on iOS 7.1.2.

You can download Pangu 1.1 for Windows and Mac OS from here. Our famous step-by-step instructions are available here.




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Pangu v1.1.0 jailbreak is now available



UPDATE: Works on iOS 7.1.2 as well.

The Pangu team has updated iOS 7.1.1 untethered jailbreak utility to version 1.1.0. They added support for Mac OS X and English version, fixed several bugs (including boot loop bug) and removed the ability to install pirate appstore (PPSync) from English version. Unfortunately to jailbreak community they also used another new exploit instead of i0n1c's one used in v.1.0. This is no good, since Apple might both in iOS 8 or even iOS 7.1.2.


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Top 10 Stories of the Week



It’s Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.

Most of the articles this week deal with untethered jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 and Apple’s upcoming 5.5-inch iPhone 6. According to the recent rumors, the device will get the support of NFC, Optical Image Stabilization system and 128GB of memory. The mass-production of both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 models will start in July.


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Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Pangu (Windows) [iOS 7.1-7.1.2]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1 - iOS 7.1.2 firmwares using Pangu for Windows.

This tutorial works for:

  • iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S
  • iPod Touch 5G
  • iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 2

Supported firmwares:

  • iOS 7.1
  • iOS 7.1.1
  • iOS 7.1.2


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Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 7.1.x Released



UPDATE: It works on iOS 7.1.2 as well!

Today a team of Chinese hackers have released an untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.1.1. The utility is called Pangu.

Currently a jailbreak utility is only available for Windows users.

The team credits famous hacker i0n1c, who  introduced the infoleak bug during his training. By the way i0n1c has said, "if pangu team releases a public jailbreak with vulnerabilities disclosed to them during my training I consider this in no way okay."


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How to Downgrade from iOS 8 Beta to iOS 7.1.1



Apple has released iOS 8 beta to developers for testing. There're, however, several methods of upgrading to this iOS version if you don't have a developer account. Well, this is what you know.


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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014. 1:13

Send Last Location Feature Was Added to Find My iPhone System



A new feature has been added to Find My iPhone system in iOS 8. This feature is called "Send Last Location” and, as seen from the name, it automatically sends the last saved location to Apple each time the battery of the device drains to a critical level.


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Wednesday, June 4th, 2014. 15:24

Monday's WWDC Keynote Video Now Available Online



As you probably know, Apple on Monday announced its new OS X Yosemite 10.10, iOS 8 and a bunch of new features for developers. This happened during the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. The guys from Cupertino organized a live stream of the event.


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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014. 23:47

New iOS 8 Concept and Widget Blocks [Video]



A concept designer named Jay Machalani has recently created an iOS 8 concept, which allows you to expand icons into special widget blocks. These blocks look pretty similar to Android's Widgets and Microsoft's Live Tiles.

You may take a look at the video showing iOS concept below.


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Friday, May 30th, 2014. 22:26

Apple Begins Putting Up Banners Ahead of WWDC Keynote



As you already know, Apple’s long-anticipated Worldwide Developers Conference, where the guys from Cupertino may announce their new iOS 8 and “Smart Home” software platform, is set to start next Monday. That is why the guys from Cupertino have begun putting the promotional banners in the Moscone center.


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Wednesday, May 28th, 2014. 15:28

iOS Users Generate Nearly 54% of North American Smartphone Web Traffic



Apple's iPhone is a very popular smartphone. In fact, it is so much popular that nearly half of the smartphone users own one.

According to the latest report from research firm Chitika Insights, iOS users generate 53.1% of North American web traffic. Android users come in the second place with 44.5%.


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Friday, May 16th, 2014. 17:11

SlideUP2Unlock: Tweak that Enables 'Slide-Up-To-Unlock' Feature on Your iPhone



A new interesting and useful tweak has recently appeared on Cydia. This tweak is called SlideUP2Unlock and it is of those tweaks that allow you to change the way you unlock your iPhone.


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New Leaked Photos Depict Back Panel of iPhone 6



A couple of new photos appeared on the Internet yesterday that show something very similar to the upcoming iPhone 6. The renderings look pretty much the same as all of the previous ones, however, there's one noticeable difference. The back shell of the gadget is not solid; it has some breaks for the antenna.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, April 26th, 2014. 23:16