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Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx: new high-end modern headset





Competition between headset's manufactures increasing. Many companies try to extend product lines and integrate new functionalities in their gadgets. Today we will try to find out how modern high-tech headset must look like and sound like. Our lab received Creative Sound Blaster Evo Zx couple weeks ago.

The box has the headset, small travel pouch, Micro USB-to-USB cable for charging, 4-pole analog cable and a quick start guide. Manufacturer site positions this device as gaming headset. While SB Evo Zx indeed is great for gamers, we strongly recommend music fans to take a look at this nice headset.


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It's Cheaper to Buy Mac Pro than to Assemble Comparable Desktop



Apple’s new cylindrical Mac Pro is a very expensive device since its top configuration costs nearly $10.000. Such a model features a 2.7GHz 12-core Intel Xeon E5 processor, 1TB of flash storage, Dual AMD FirePro D700 GPUs and 64GB of RAM. AppleInsider crew tried to assemble a comparable WIndows computer and it turned out to be even more expensive. Take a look at the chart below.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 20:45

Evad3rs released Evasi0n iOS 7 version 1.0.1



The evad3rs team released evasi0n7 1.0.1 with the removal of TaiG App Store from the installer. No word on any other changes in the 1.0.1 version of evasi0n7. You can download the new version here.

Pod2g announced the news on twitter:

We have heard the community. Evasi0n 1.0.1 is available on http://evasi0n.com. TaiG has been removed from the package. Merry Christmas!


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Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 14:27

Nokia Releases Another Lumia 2520 Ad



Nokia a few days ago released a new ad for its Lumia 2520 tablet. To say it’s another video that compares Windows 8 tablet to Apple’s iPad is to say nothing. Anyway, you’d better watch the short clip yourself.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013. 0:23

Step-by-step Tutorial: How to Untether Jailbreak iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch Using Evasi0n (Windows) [iOS 7.0-7.0.6]



This is step-by-step instructions on how to perform untethered jailbreak of iOS 7.0 - iOS 7.0.6 firmwares using Evasi0n 7 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 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.1 beta 1, 7.1 beta 2

This tutorial is for Windows users. Mac OS X tutorial is available here (tutorial is being prepared).


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Evad3rs Release Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 7



Good news for all those who have an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch running iOS 7 - all of a sudden, evad3rs released an untethered jailbreak for the seventh version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Evasion 7 jailbreak utility was released December 22nd. A kind of a Christmas present from hackers, huh?


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New Mac Pro Benchmarks Results Appeared on Internet



The company from Cupertino is expected to launch its updated Mac Pro this month. Ahead of the official beginning of sales in the USA and a number of other countries, new benchmark results appeared on the Internet proving that Apple’s long-anticipated machine is really fast.


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Written by Andrey

Monday, December 16th, 2013. 22:46

Nokia Releases Lumia 2520 Ad - Video



Nokia has released a new ad for its most recent tablet running Windows 8 - Lumia 2520. To be honest, the gadget looks pretty much the same as Windows Surface, but, unlike the Microsoft’s creation, features a separate physical keyboard equipped with a powerful battery that lets the tablet work for as many as 16 hours on a single charge. Impressive, don’t you think so?


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Wednesday, November 27th, 2013. 0:03

Some Retina iPad Minis Show Image Retention Issues



Some Retina iPad minis may show image retention issues, reports Marco Arment, a person that created a special test to detect the problem in MacBook Pros with Retina displays. Faulty IGZO-panels, according to the latest rumors, were manufactured by Sharp and this were probably these panels that caused production delays and forced Apple to release the tablet quietly.


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Saturday, November 16th, 2013. 21:24

Live Blog: presenting new iPad and iPad Mini



That's all.

"These amazing products are great examples of the type of innovation that only Apple can deliver."


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Apple to Release a Higher Resolution iPad, 12-inch MacBook and Lower Cost iMac Next Year



According to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple’s planning to release a bunch of redesigned products in 2014. Analyst’s predictions seem plausible since Tim Cook has earlier promised that 2014 will become “a major product year” for the company from Cupertino. But what exactly should we expect from Apple?


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, October 13th, 2013. 17:19

Microsoft Launches a $200 iPhone Trade-in Program



Microsoft has launched another trade-in program. This time the software company offers a $200 gift card for all those, who will bring their “gently used” iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 to one of the Microsoft’s retail stores in the USA, Puerto Rico and Canada.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, September 29th, 2013. 15:39

iOS 7 released: What's New?



Apple has officially released its iOS 7 to public - one can download it via the iTunes right now.

If to speak about the improvements and new features, well, there’re lots of them. But let me tell you what I like most.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013. 23:14

Apple Has Revealed Detailed Schematics for its Forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c



Apple has revealed highly detailed schematics for its forthcoming iPhone 5s and 5c, so that the third-party case manufacturers can use them to design the accessories that doesn’t prevent from using all the smartphones’ features.

Having an idea about the internal components layout is very important.

While the iPhone 5c is known to have a polycarbonate body with a steel-reinforced frame that doubles as a multi-band antenna, the drawings show the design requires radio transparent windows at the top and bottom of the chassis.

All the schemes are published to Apple's Developer Center, so if you want to take a look at the full-sized images, here’s the link.




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Tuesday, September 17th, 2013. 1:02

Microsoft Offers $200 for iPad Trade-In



According to MacRumors, Microsoft has begun a new trade-in program - if you bring your iPad to one of the company’s retail stores, you will get a $200 gift card. Such promotion is aimed to boost the Microsoft Surface RT and Pro sales, which are very weak now.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, September 15th, 2013. 19:15