Apple today released yet another beta of their upcoming OS X 10.8.3 update, just one week after the previous beta. This marks the 10th beta that Apple has seeded to developers, which is significantly more betas than we’ve seen with any OS X update in the past.
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Saving a couple of hundred dollars by fixing your phone with a bricked iOS is possible if you know the effective tricks. Due to strict security features of iOs that is intentionally designed by Apple, system alterations normally will only bring more disaster to your already problematic device.
The PC market is fast making the move to tablets, and Apple is leading the way. New numbers from Canalys show that in Q4 2012, one in every three PCs shipped was a tablet, and that Apple’s iPad accounted for about half of them. So, one in every six PCs shipped was an iPad.
Apple and Samsung combined to rack up 103% of mobile phone profits in 2012. Yes, you read right, 103%. The number was made possible by the losses incurred by Motorola, Sony, and Nokia.
While iOS 6.1 has only been available for about a week now, Apple has already actively begun testing an update for the release, and has seeded the first iOS 6.1.1 beta to developers. The update doesn’t include a lot of changes – but 9to5Mac notes that it does contain significant improvements for Maps in Japan.
Bitcasa has announced that its Infinite Drive cloud storage system has launched, and is now available on the Mac and iOS devices. This is in addition to support that existed during beta testing for Android, Windows, Windows RT, and Google Chrome.
Outside of technology, the one thing Apple has been linked with a lot over the years is cars. What would an iCar look like, and would they do it are two common questions. The Tesla S has been dubbed the ‘Macintosh’ of cars, and with its revolutionary potential, it’s easy to see why.
Apple will have to wait just awhile longer before it gets a final ruling in one of its court battles against Samsung, as a judge for the International Trade Commission on Wednesday scheduled a final ruling for the first of August.
Apple has issued a press release announcing the iTunes Store has hit a new landmark, selling its record 25 billionth song. Apple says it averages 15,000 song downloads per minute.
French Apple reseller France Systems sent a newsletter out to its customers noting that Apple will be halting sales of the Mac Pro on March 1, due to new EU regulatory requirements. But the newsletter also contained a ray of sunshine for Mac Pro fans, it also said that a new Mac Pro will be arriving in the Spring.
Twitter’s video-sharing app, Vine, received an update on Wednesday, adding Twitter and Facebook sharing, and a 17+ age rating for possible adult content.
Now that the ‘evasi0n’ iOS 6 untethered jailbreak has arrived, many who are new to the jailbreaking scene might be wondering what jailbreak tweaks or apps they should try to get started. I’ve rounded up a few that I have used and enjoyed in the past, and have come up with 7 of my favorites – I hope you enjoy them as well as I have!
At the recent Macworld / iWorld conference in San Francisco, Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad sat down to discuss their respective roles as Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the upcoming ‘jOBS’ biofilm about the famous co-founder – and they both had some pretty interesting things to say about the experience.
With Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet set to launch within the next few days (on February 9th), the company lifted their embargo on reviews. The first round of Surface Pro reviews already surfaced last night – and overall, they were downright brutal! A lack of apps, short battery life, and a confusing interface were common complaints.
According to Brazilian local news publication Folha de S.Paulo (via Reuters), the INPI (Brazil’s Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial) has ruled that Apple does not hold the trademark for the iPhone name in the country. Instead, exclusive rights to the trademark belong to Brazilian electronics maker IGB.
Communicating in foreign countries can be hard, especially if you constantly have to flip through the pages of a translator book just to order a coffee. What if there was a reliable application available that could help you translate with the click of a button, or better yet, with the sound of your voice? Thank goodness for Linguatec Travel Voice Translator.