We all know the new evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 6/6.1 has been making waves – but just how popular has the new iOS 6 jailbreak really been? According to Cydia creator Jay Freeman in an interview with Forbes, the tool was used to jailbreak over 7 million devices in it’s first 4 days of availability!
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Apple has hired a senior researcher in organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display technology from LG, possibly signaling their renewed interest in the technology.
Apple has already passed Microsoft in profitability and revenues, now the company is nearing another milestone; besting Windows in terms of global personal computing unit share.
The Times of India on Friday ran an article profiling Apple’s recent success in India. The article said that while Apple had “ignored” India for years, its recent spat of attention was paying off, as Apple had begun an “extensive advertising and marketing campaign” for their iPhone.
Adobe issued a security bulletin on Thursday announcing that it was releasing updates to the Flash Player to address a pair of security holes targeting Mac and Windows users.
Origin has hit the Mac, and here’s to hoping that it works better than the Windows version. Previously released in a private Alpha, it is now available for all to download.
Apple’s iPhone and iPad do very well in the consumer sector. Now, a new report indicates that Apple’s popular devices are poised to challenge Microsoft in the enterprise too.
Woz reiterated what he has said on several occasions in the past: others have caught Apple up and that Samsung is a serious competitor, but stated that he was proud Apple had loyal fans.
Apple released updates for Airport Utility today for both Mac and iOS, adding the ability to extend guest networks across multiple AirPort routers, as well as the ability to add WPS wireless printers to your WiFi network. They’ve also improved international support for the app.
Apple has officially responded to Greenlight Capital calling it out on its proposal to eliminate preferred stock. While Apple has begun paying a quarterly dividend, some investors want more. Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn says that “preferred shares would be a way to reward investors without putting the company at risk.”
The developers of the popular ‘evasi0n’ untethered iOS 6 jailbreak have released an updated version of their jailbreak, which fixes issues some users reported regarding unusually long device boot tomes after jailbreaking, as well as an issue that caused the iOS Weather app to crash after jailbreaking.
‘Mailbox,’ the long-awaited iPhone email client from developer Orchestra, is now live in the App Store. You will need a reservation to use it though. Reservations are now being filled for those who registered with the company in late January.
Oh, Blackberry. We know you want to come off like Apple, but it really isn’t doing you any good. After claims by CEO Thorsten Heins that models of the Z10 had sold out in the UK, it turns out that the main stores, including Phones4u, still have plenty in stock.
Two new Apple patent applications published this week show some interesting ways to interact with your iPhone. The first patent covers an unlock system that asks a user to identify a random image, and the second offers a way for the device to identify if the current user is wearing a hearing aid.
To throw some order into the mounds of paper that some people have, colecamp has taken some photos of his impressive collection of Apple booklets and manuals.
Apple is in week two of its “Get Stuff Done” campaign in the Mac App Store. The company has listed nine new discounted OS X applications for this week’s promotion, and the category for the week is… Drum roll please, Audrey… “Organize!”