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Over 7 Million Devices Were Jailbroken With ‘evasi0n’ In Just 4 Days!

Posted on 08/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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’s “Aggressive Approach” Pays Off as Sales in India Increase by 400%

Posted on 08/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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Apple Responds to Greenlight Capital Regarding Apple’s Cash Balance and Stock

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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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.”

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Evasi0n iOS Jailbreak Updated to v1.1, Fixes Weather App and Reboot Issues

Posted on 07/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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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.

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Mailbox App Goes Live on App Store, Get in Line People

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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‘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.

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Blackberry CEO Says Z10 Is Sold Out, Stores Say They Have Plenty In Stock

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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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.

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New Apple Patent Apps: Question Based Login, Hearing Aid Detection

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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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.

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Week 2 of ‘Get Stuff Done’ Mac App Store Promotion: Organize!

Posted on 07/02/2013 by Chris Hauk

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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!”

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