Late yesterday, Apple released Airport Base Station and Time Capsule Firmware Update 7.6. The update addresses several issues, including issues with AirPlay audio streaming and DNS servers.
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Those of you who updated to iOS 5.0.1 over battery concerns, but still want to jailbreak your device need not worry – iOS 5.0.1 can already be jailbroken, thanks to a new version of redsn0w supporting the firmware.
Although Sprint initially began selling iPhone 4S handsets with unlocked SIM slots, this is now officially a thing of the past. Starting today, all iPhone 4S sold through Sprint will be SIM locked to the network.
Following yesterday’s release of the iOS 5.0.1 update, which was intended to address battery life issues, among other things, many users are reporting that the problem still exists after applying the update, and in some cases the problem has even worsened.
The iPhone 4S officially launched to long lined in fifteen new countries today, including Hong Kong and South Korea. The launch was not without its problems, however, as theft, insufficient supply and grey-market sales marred the event.
Apple begun offering the iPhone 4S unlocked and contract free through the Apple Online Store this morning for U.S. customers, with current orders for the unlocked units listing an estimated shipping time of 1-2 weeks.
Patently Apple’s Jack Purcher reports the US Patent & Trademark Office has published a patent application from Apple revealing possible changes in the iPad 3’s backlighting system.
Apple has released SMC Firmware Update 1.5 for the MacBook Pro which fixes an issue where the machine would shut off unexpectedly under heavy processor load, even when plugged in.
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused Apple of “iBricking” the iPhone 3G and 3GS. Lead plaintiff Bianca Wofford said Apple told owners of its 3G and 3GS iPhones that the new iOS4 operating system was an upgrade.
In this Mac Tip I take a look at how to reduce the brightness of your display to zero with a simple keystroke.
Sony have spent the past 5 years developing a TV set to compete with Apple’s rumoured “iTV”. Sony CEO Howard Stringer claimed he had “no doubt” that Steve Jobs was working on a TV before his passing.
In this iOS Tip I take a look at how to perform an over-the-air iOS update.
I remember the days when it used to be quite an endeavor to build a Hackintosh, spending days or weeks hunting down the right drivers and hardware. Thanks to a new utility called UniBeast, however, those days are now in the past.
A few moments ago Apple issued Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 3.9, adding support for RAW images from a number of new cameras to Aperture and iPhoto.
A growing category of products called “Appcessories,” which are third party iOS device accessories designed to work with dedicated apps, may soon be getting a more prominent place on shelves at your local Apple Retail Store.
Tim Cook’s recently created charity matching program for Apple employees has already raised over $2.6 million for charity since it was introduced in September, reports AppleInsider, reflecting a combined effort between Apple and its employees.