TechCrunch has published an interesting article, entitled “Behind The Scenes of The iPhone 5 Jailbreak.” The post takes a look at all of the various jailbreaks that have been released over the years, and the work currently being done.
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For the past few years a lot of people have been craving for a port of Pokémon to iOS. Of course, Nintendo won’t let that happen any time soon. Fourtently, some developers have made similar games to satisfy those users itching for a monster battle game. Some of these have come close in terms of gameplay. The lastest battle game to be offered on iOS is Haypi Monster by Haypi Co.
The New York Police Department has made some tech-savvy moves recently. Back in the fall it launched a smartphone registration program to aid in the recovery of stolen iPhones. Now, the Gotham Guardians have released their own iPhone app!
AT&T has just announced its agreement with Atlantic Tele-Network, Inc. (ATNI) to acquire the company’s Alltel retail operations for $780 million in cash. For its end of the deal, AT&T will be picking up spectrum, licenses, retail locations, and most importantly 585,000 new souls. Um… Subscribers.
It looks more and more like AMD is looking to reduce its reliance on the ever-shrinking PC market, as the chip maker has rehired two engineers who previously worked for them before moving on to Apple and Qualcomm.
Microsoft has officially announced that the high-end Windows 8-powered version of its Surface tablet will be available starting on January 9th in the U.S. and Canada. Microsoft initially announced a January launch, but missed their launch target.
Amazon continues its assault on Apple’s iTunes and App Store platforms, as it has announced today that it is expanding its In-App Purchase program to include virtual currencies and goods in Mac, PC and web-based games.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), has high hopes for its forthcoming 20-nanometer chip production process, which only increases industry speculation that Apple is planning to adopt the company’s chips for its iPhone and iPad devices in 2014.
The iMac G4 will always be considered one of Apple’s most iconic designs, and were it not for it’s G4 processor, I’m sure many would be using it today. However Dremel Junkie, who’s done many Mac mods in the past, has hacked the iMac G4 and turned it into a modern Ivy Bridge Hackintosh running OS X 10.8.
Love is in the air, and Apple has released some Valentine’s day marketing on its online store to try and entice any potential love birds into splashing out on an iPad, iPod nano or iPod touch, all of which can be engraved and gift wrapped.
A report from NZWeek, claims that Apple is planning on creating an online retail presence in Indonesia, as well as opening its first retail location in the country with a new store in Jakarta.
Today Verizon was the first of the U.S. wireless carriers to announce earnings for the fourth quarter of 2012. The carrier reports it activated 9.8 million smartphones during Q4, and it revealed on its conference call that 6.2 million of those were iPhones. That’s nearly two-thirds of all of its activations.
Apple held on to its lead in the U.S. smartphone market, as iOS was the top selling smartphone platform during the 3 month period ending December 23rd. It grabbed 51.2% of sales, while Google’s Android OS captured 44.2%.
For our Asian friends who missed out on Black Friday, Apple has got something else planned for you. Dubbed ‘Red Friday’, Apple will offer certain Asian countries a range of discounts to celebrate the Chinese New Year on the 25th of January.
AT&T has been hit with a huge amount of criticism over their Facetime over Cellular policies, despite last week’s move in which AT&T opened up the service to additional users. Many don’t consider that move to be enough, however, and…
KGI Security analyst Ming-Chi Kuo recently shared some predictions about Apple’s 2013 product lineup. Among the details, Kuo claimed that Apple’s 5th-generation iPad will be significantly thinner and lighter than the previous two models, launch in the Fall, and feature a a iPad mini-like bezel.