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Pangu Team Releases Jailbreak of iOS 9
I’ve got some good news for those who plan to jailbreak their compatible iPhones, iPads and iPod touch units running iOS 9. The Pangu team has just released untethered jailbreak of iOS 9. Even though Apple has reportedly patched the vulnerabilities used in the iOS 8.4 jailbreak, looks like the hackers have found something new.
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Top 10 Stories of the Week
It Sunday today, which means it’s time to tell you about the most interesting articles of the past seven days. Most of these posts deal with Apple’s iOS 9 and its bugs, new iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and the worldwide Mac sales. There are also several articles that tell us about the new releases of iOS 9.1 and OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan, however, if you are not a developer, this is not very important to you. What is important, though, is that soon we may see the jailbreak of iOS 8.4.1.
Apple Blocks Access to News App in China
Apple is blocking access to the News app in China. This issue has already been spotted by a number of iPhone and iPad users in this country and a software developer named Larry Salibra. The decision to disable the long-awaited News app introduced in September as a part of iOS 9 in the aforementioned Asian country is probably caused by the strict censorship rules. In case you don’t know, China is a very reserved country with lots of popular media resources blocked or unavailable for users.
iOS 9 Users Face Problems with POP Email Accounts and Opening Attachments
Apple’s iOS 9 is quite a glitchy update. In addition to the issues with 3D Touch, speakers, power and Touch ID on a wide number of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus units and the ‘Slide to Upgrade’ bug making compatible iPhones and iPads useless bricks that can be restored only in the DFU mode, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system is reported to be the reason for various problems with POP email accounts and opening attachments added to the emails. Even though Apple has already released two updates, namely, iOS 9.0.1 and iOS 9.0.2, the problem is still present and the number of users facing it continues to rise steadily from day to day.
iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2 Now Support Bluetooth 4.2
Apple has updated the specs for several devices, namely, the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad Air 2 to show that these gadgets now support Bluetooth 4.2. In case you don’t know, earlier the aforementioned Apple-branded portable devices could boast of the support of an earlier standard, Bluetooth 4.0.
Italian Student Luca Todesco Creates iOS 8.4.1 Jailbreak
An Italian student named Luca Todesco has recently released source code for iOS 8.4.1 jailbreak. The developer has called his jailbreak Yalu and although it’s not yet finalized, it can jailbreak your iPhone and most likely iPad and iPod touch running iOS 8.4.1 and let you install OpenSSH. For some reason, Todesco warns users not to install Cydia right now, but I believe soon it would be possible to use Yalu as a fully functional tool for untethered jailbreak. Especially since the developer plans to make a public release of his utility in the near future.
Apple to Launch 21.5-inch Retina iMac Next Week, iPad Pro to Hit Store Shelves in November
According to the latest report from people familiar with the matter, Apple is planning to launch a 21.5-inch iMac with Retina display as soon as next week. The updated lineup of devices may hit the store shelves on October, 13th, however, the first batch is said to be limited due to unknown manufacturing difficulties. The same sources claim that Apple will not update the lineup of 27-inch iMacs this year.
Apple Seeds iOS 9.1 Beta 4 and tvOS Beta 3 to Testers
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fourth iOS 9.1 beta to developers and the member of the public beta testing program. The release took place one week after the release of the previous iOS 9.1 beta and iOS 9.0.2 with fixes and minor tweaks. Just like previous betas, this one contains a number of stability, security and performance improvements.
Apple Remains World’s Most Valuable Brand in 2015
According to the latest data shared by a research firm Interbrand, Apple remains the most valuable brand in the world. The first place in the annual rating has been occupied by the Cupertino company since 2013, when Apple surpassed a long-time leader, Coca-Cola, and took the lead. As noted by the experts, Apple value is now equal to $170.27 billion. That’s an increase of $51.4 billion or as many as 43% in comparison with the last year’s results.
Skype Finally Gets iOS 9 Support
The Skype app both for iPhone and iPad has been recently updated with the support of iOS 9 and a number of other minor improvements. These improvements include the ability to start a chat right from the Spotlight search menu and such new features as Quick Reply, Split View and Slider Over for iPad.
Apple Stops Signing iOS 8.4.1, Downgrades and Restores are Impossible Now
Following the releases of iOS 9, iOS 9.0.1 and iOS 9.0.2 to users worldwide, Apple has finally stopped signing iOS 8.4.1. This means that restores and downgrades to this version of Apple’s operating system are no longer possible. And that’s not very good since iOS 9 seems to be quite glitchy. As it has been already mentioned on our website, a wide number of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users are facing various problems with power, Touch ID, 3D Touch and speakers.
Apple Releases iOS 9.1 Beta 3 to Developers and Public Testers
Apart from releasing iOS 9.0.2 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan to users worldwide, Apple has recently seeded the third beta of iOS 9.1 to developers for testing. The very first testing build of iOS 9.1 was released three weeks ago and could boast of a wide number of performance and stability improvements and bug fixes.
Apple Releases iOS 9.0.2 with Bug Fixes and Security Improvements
Apple has released iOS 9.0.2 to users worldwide. The update comes one week after the release iOS 9.0.1 and contains a number of minor enhancements and bug fixes aimed at making the operating system more stable, efficient and secure.
iFixit Team Performs Teardown of iPhone 6s [Images]
Following the teardown of the fourth-generation iPad mini and the updated Apple TV set-top box, the iFixit team has finally revealed the internal components layout of the recently-launched iPhone 6s. Below you can take a look at the photos of the disassembled phone and get more information about its parts.
Apple Releases iOS 9.1 Beta 2 to Developers
Following the release of iOS 9.0.1 with a wide number of bug fixes and stability improvements to users worldwide, Apple has just seeded the second beta of iOS 9.1 to developers. This pre-release version contains a number of minor enhancements aimed at making the software more stable and efficient. Looks like there are no new features added to the latest beta.