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February 13, 2017

iPhone 8 to have battery capacity of 5.5″ iPhone in 4.7″ body with OLED display

OLED iPhone 8 to have significantly larger battery

A note was obtained by MacRumors from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo where he mentioned the iPhone 8 will use a more expensive stacked logic board design to allow Apple to use a 2,700mAh battery (comparable to the 5.5″ Plus models) in a 4.7″ form factor.

Stacked SLP

The stacked logic board design creates more space inside the iPhone, allowing Apple to fit a higher capacity battery in the same space as the previous iPhones.

OLED displays are more energy efficient than LCD displays as they do not require a backlight, this will lead to huge gains in battery life but at a [...]

 
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November 3, 2016

The new MacBook Pro – What you need to know

The long awaited refresh to Apple’s iconic line of powerful, high-end laptops is finally here. This time there are 3 variants and while two of them feature the star of the show, the third hints at the extinction of the MacBook Air. While the new MacBook Pro puts a lot on the table, some sought after features have also been removed in the pursuit of aesthetics and consistency.

Touch Bar

The standout feature for this year’s MacBook Pro is the Touch Bar, a touch-screen strip that lies between the keyboard and the display. Apple sacrificed the top row of function keys, including the power and escape keys for the sake of a more digital interface. This [...]

 
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February 18, 2016

Apple Refuses US Order Against Encryption

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook, released an open letter to its customers explaining that the FBI and the US government were ordering them to include a security hole in the future iOS updates with the objective of preventing terrorism. According to Apple this could potentially lead to hackers finding the backdoor and compromising users’ security.

The US government’s initiative was proposed to Apple after the San Bernardino terrorism incident in December when Apple cooperated with the FBI providing them with data and information to resolve the case. As Apple noted, the FBI, instead of asking Congress to pass legislation resolving the encryption fight, has proposed what appears to be a [...]

 
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February 14, 2016

Don’t follow this iPhone “guide”

Don’t set your iPhone’s date to 1970

Recently, a post on Reddit detailed a new iPhone bug that bricks any 64-bit iOS device when its date is set it January 1 1970. Since this post, many news outlets have written articles about this bug and it didn’t take long until there were “guides” that tricked users into bricking their iPhone.

 

The devices affected are: iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 4, iPad Air, iPad Air 2.

Currently the only fix involves temporarily disconnecting the battery by opening the phone or letting the battery drain (this can take a [...]

 
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February 12, 2016

iPhone 7 – What we know so far

With the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus released in September of 2015, everyone is wondering what Apple is up to this year. Many concepts of the iPhone 7 have already leaked, so here’s an overview.

Ming-Chi Kuo, analyst for KGI Securities, has issued a research note, where he announced that a couple of versions of the iPhone 7 Plus are in development, stating that several prototypes have been already released for both the standard iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.

According to Kuo, and coinciding with concept designs released by the German site Computer Bild, the iPhone 7 Plus will have a dual rear camera, which may be used for enhancing photography with two “DSLR-quality” [...]

 
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October 31, 2014

How to jailbreak any iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 device

Jailbreak iOS 8 – iOS 8.1 Guide

The Pangu team have finally released their iOS 8 to iOS 8.1 jailbreak which supports an untethered jailbreak for the following devices:

iPod Touch iPhone 4S iPhone 5/5C/5S iPhone 6/6 Plus iPad Mini/2/3 iPad/Air/Air 2

 

Finally Pangu8 v1.1 is out! Check at http://t.co/LeltBoSHtf It adds english support and is bundled with latest Cydia. Happy Halloween!

— PanguTeam (@PanguTeam) October 31, 2014

To jailbreak any of these devices, follow this simple guide:

How to Jailbreak any iOS 8 to iOS 8.1 device using Pangu

Download Pangu Connect your iDevice via USB to your computer Run Pangu Click [...]
 
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October 30, 2014

iOS 8 Jailbreak confirmed for release tomorrow by Pangu team

iOS 8.x Untethered Jailbreak to be released tomorrow

The Pangu team have announced in a tweet that after two weeks of the iOS 8 jailbreak, the first official public download for a iOS 8.x untethered jailbreak will be released tomorrow.

The new version of the jailbreak will include the newly updated Cydia 1.1.15 that comes with the biggest ever update to Cydia, some highlights of the 1.1.15 update are:

iOS 8 Passcode compatability – Cydia no longer needs your password to be removed on iOS 8 to function. Multitasking support on iOS 8 – Cydia now backgrounds like any normal application (iOS 8 only) No more pop-ups Native support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screen [...]
 
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September 5, 2014

Access your desktop or laptop securely from anywhere! How to guide.

Are you a busy body that might have access to your home computer when you’re away. Or does you’re laptop have to be in two places at the same time. In this easy guide you’ll learn how to access your laptop anywhere in the world be it your operating system is Windows, Mac or Linux.

 

Windows

With windows 7 and above you can very easily access your computer remotely in four easy steps, no fee.

1)      Ensure that your computer is turned on and connected to the internet.

2)      Click start and in search type in ‘Remote desktop connection’ and click the Remote connection links at the top of the list, as can be seen in fig 1.

 
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August 29, 2014

iPhone 6 assembled from leaked parts [VIDEO]

iPhone 6 boots up from leaked parts

Modders Feld & Volk have managed to source leaked parts for the new iPhone 6 and have assembled it to the point where they can connect it via USB and boot up the device to the ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen.

Over the past few months, there have been many leaked parts ranging from the screen to the recently leaked NFC component of the new iPhone. The official announcement date for the iPhone 6 is September 9th where it is expected that Apple will announce two new iPhones (4.7″ and 5.5″) and a wearable device – highly likely to be the iWatch. The iPhone 6 is set to be initially announced with just a 4.7″ [...]

 
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August 12, 2014

Apple giving £25 iTunes gift card with purchase of Apple TV to promote iTunes festival

Buy an Apple TV and get a free £25 iTunes gift card from Apple

To promote the iTunes festival, Apple is giving a £25 iTunes gift card with every purchase of a new Apple TV.

“Apple TV gives you access to the best 1080p HD content — including blockbuster films, hit TV programmes, live sport, your music, photos, videos and more — all on your widescreen TV. You can even play content from your iOS device or Mac on your TV using AirPlay. Apple TV requires an HDMI cable (sold separately).”

 

“From the historic stage of the Roundhouse to audiences around the globe, iTunes Festival brings together the biggest names in music for 30 nights of [...]

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