iOS 8 jailbreak
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Seeded yesterday on July 21, as was predicted earlier, iOS 8 Beta 4 is here with a few new changes and welcoming features. Apple keeps on adding new changes in the beta releases which helps in getting the developer community tuned in with the OS updates. Released last month, Apple’s iOS 8 brought in a number of new features like custom keyboards, third party app support, interactive notifications, etc. Here are the new iOS 8 beta 4 features introduced in the beta release.iOS 8 beta 4 features

iOS 8 Beta 4 features:

One of the first thing that you will notice after upgrading to the latest beta is the lack of the Bug Reporter app. Bug Reporter app was shipped in the iOS 8 to let developers easily file bug reports. Seems like the intense flood of bugs reported made folks at Apple withdraw the app! Other changes include a new Settings menu and a welcoming new controls center look. Here is a list of iOS 8 beta 4 features:

4.7-inch iPhone 6 models pre-order iPhone 6
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Thanks to Alibaba marketplace, you can now pre-order iPhone 6 ahead of Apple’s official release of the upcoming flagship smartphone and all of its variants. While Apple gets ready for the announcement in September, Chinese market is way ahead of the Cupertino manufacturer – thanks to Apple’s manufacturing partners? As reported, some Chinese vendors are accepting iPhone 6 pre-orders offering the “exclusive introduction to the iPhone 6″. Using the promotional materials very alike to that of Apple’s official website, the sellers have got everything right to tease about the device.4.7-inch iPhone 6 models pre-order iPhone 6

However, the legitimacy of these offers is shady considering the unverified status of these sellers. While that may be to stay safe from any court rulings, the idea of forking cash deposits from consumers makes the entire deal a

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Apple’s iOS is renowned for its security when it comes to protection against hackers and malicious software. In fact, that is one major thing the company has always prided it self on. It has also been one of the major arguments in the favor of creating a device locked, closed operating systems. Well, it looks like that just might not be the case anymore. Forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski has today posted slides in his talk at New York which highlight several backdoors present in the iOS. These vulnerabilities are identified primarily as  Identifying Backdoors, Attack Points, and Surveillance Mechanisms.

Zdziarski is also know as the ‘Nerve Gas’ hacker in the iOS world. He has worked on several jailbreaking projects and is a well known expert regarding iOS security. These vulnerabilities aren’t the traditional kind i.e. those that let hackers or malicious software gain access to your device and wreak havoc. No. In this ever growing conscious world of governmental spying on our private data, Zdziarski has discovered a bunch of services which can bypass encrypted data and can be accessed via USB, wifi and “maybe cellular.” He also notes that simply setting a passcode on the lockscreen does not encrypt data on your iPhone. Rather, you have to switch the device off to completely encrypt data.

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Keeping up with the intensive barrage of leaks and analysis coming for iPhone 6 may not be an easy game for everyone. If you are one of those who gets bothered with so much hype around the upcoming flagship devices and still want to stay updated on the highlights, this iPhone 6 rumor roundup video is something designed for you! Comprehensively putting together all the leaks and speculations around every major component of the iPhone 6, this 60 seconds long video intends to keep you up to date with all that is being happening around Apple’s next gen iPhone. If you are more into infographics than videos, then click on this link to see an equally helpful image to get all the information that you need about iPhone 6: Comprehensive Infographic Summarizes iPhone 6 Components’ Rumors, Expectations and their Probabilitiesiphone 6 rumor roundup

iPhone 6 rumor roundup:

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We have seen a number of different aspects of iPhone 6 in the leaked photos of the upcoming smartphone. Given that iPhone 6 is expected to release in only a couple of months, we are almost getting new updates and leaked images every other day. New photos provide a closer look at iPhone 6 notifications light-up Apple logo on the back of the smartphone. While some users have always wanted a lit-up logo for the iPhone, iPhone 6 may just make this a possibility.iPhone 6 notifications

iPhone 6 notifications light up Apple logo:

Previously, Apple has embossed the logo on the rear panel of the iPhone 6. Today’s leaked images show the insides of the rear which now has a plastic panel covering the aperture of the Apple logo. These images have geared started a new conversation about the possibility of iPhone notifications lighting up the rear Apple logo. With this, your iPhone’s back logo will light up whenever you receive a new email, phone call, or any other notifications. iPhone 6 notifications

ios 7 jailbreak contact tweak
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Apple rolled out its latest iOS 7.1.2 update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch earlier in July. As usual, this was just an iterative update to bring in some bug fixes and improve performance. However, quite a huge number of users are complaining about an intensive case of bad battery life after the upgrade along with contacts synchronization problem. While we have already shared a guide with you on how to fix iOS 7.1.2 bad battery problem, this one will cater to the second issue. For many users, iOS 7.1.2 update not only messes up with iCloud synchronization but some users are also complaining about missing contacts. If you too are one of such users, here is how to fix iOS 7.1.2 contacts problems. This tutorial will also help you in restoring all the contacts. fix iOS 7.1.2 contacts

Fix iOS 7.1.2 contacts issues:

While many believe that these problems come from iCloud and the syncing of the contacts, it seems to be an issue with iOS setup and quite easy to solve. The problem is not anything to do with iOS 7.1.2 code and is not an actual bug. After upgrading to the latest iOS update, a small setting change occurs messing up your contacts storage. 

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Looks like the iPhone 6 rumor mill has started to go in full flow again. The one aspect that previous rumors had continued to negate about the upcoming flagship was its battery details. Up so far, we’ve only seen two rumors/reports related to the battery details of the iPhone 6. Given that the battery is perhaps the backbone of any smartphone, this left a very unfulfilled gap indeed. Well this seems to be changing.

Just a day back, pictures surfaced showing pictures taken of the battery pack to appear on the 4.7 inch iPhone 6. The pictures put the battery capacity of the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 to be around 1810 mAh. This was, of course in confirmation of a previous report covered by us which lay out the battery details of both the variants quite effectively. Well, more pictures have just surfaced and they appear to cover the battery pack of the 5.5 inch iPhone 6, also to be potentially called the ‘iPhone Air’.

iphone 6 ipad mini retina
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Popular designer, Martin Hajek, has finally released some 3D renderings of the the upcoming iPhone 6 and the 3rd gen Retina iPad Mini. These renderings, while not final, show quite an accurate picture of the upcoming Apple products. Designer is famous for producing some beautiful and accurate concepts of the upcoming Apple products.

Martin Hajek

Martin Hajek iPhone 6 and iPad Mini 3 renderings:

iPhone 6 is expected to be launched in two variants of larger display sizes: a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 sapphire display phone, which is expected to be released in a separate event later in the year. While the former too is expected to be made with sapphire, some reports suggested that Apple might not introduce both the smartphones with scratch-resistant, expensive glass.

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Following up months of rumors, leaks, analysis, reports and leaked images, here is an extremely comprehensive, easy-on-the-eye infographic that is trying to summarize all of the leaked and reported material circulating the iPhone 6. This iPhone 6 infographic breaks the next gen iPhone into its design and hardware components and beautifully summarizes the probability of each of the spec coming this fall.concept iPhone 6 infographic

iPhone 6 infographic:

A plethora of leaks and rumors come every year trying to predict the year’s iPhone and its various specifications. This year too, we have seen many from haptic feedback to sapphire crystal display and a major focus on an

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4.7-inch iPhone 6 enters mass production:

A report from Reuters sources to Taiwan’s Electronic Daily News claiming that the eighth gen iPhone is set to go into mass production this month. The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will be produced by the world’s largest contract manufacturer of electronic goods, Foxconn. Report also reveals that Foxconn intends to start the production of larger, 5.5-inch iPhone 6 in August which confirms the earlier rumors of a late release of the larger smartphone-phablet.4.7-inch iPhone 6 models

gotenna-logotype
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We all know how irritating loosing the signals on your smartphone can be. Whether you’re off to the the countryside or gone hiking with friends, loosing signals can be a real pain. And if an emergency arises and you’re out of range, well heavens help you then. And it seems that help has indeed arrived. Now you don’t have to worry about loosing signals when out with friends. goTenna wants to help you out when need arises. The company is providing a hardware accessory coupled with a software app to solve this problem. This creates a network with people having connected goTenna sticks to their devices and communicating through them.

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Reports coming from KGI Securities indicate that Samsung will be replacing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the production of iPhone chip for Apple. These reports come from the company analyst Michael Liu who has told clients that the Korean tech leader is set to replace TSMC and will be producing the next gen 14nm smartphone chips for Apple and Qualcomm. The change of partnership on the production of chipsets will happen in the second half of 2015.iphone chip

Samsung to produce A9 iPhone chip:

Reported by The Commercisal Times of Korea, Qualcomm has already started working with Samsung for the production of chips. This news has been confirmed by the Economic Daily News too who have mentioned that

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iPhone 6 camera sensor details:

Every year flagships boast having improved various hardware and software specs majorly focusing on a few aspects including the camera. This year, Samsung Galaxy S5 pleased many of its consumers with the awesome ISOCELL sensor that improved the 16 megapixel camera with software tools to a greater extent. In a likely event, it is very much possible for Apple to offer an improved camera that beats its primary rivals like Galaxy S5 and the HTC One M8. That is the case every year anyway when a new iPhone almost always brings an improved camera. However, a new leak shows an exceedingly improved iPhone 6 camera as it reports that Apple is going for a new 13 megapixel Sony Exmor sensor.iphone 6 camera exmor sony

- Relevant leak today: iPhone 6 Battery 16% Improved than iPhone 5s, Smaller than Other Flagships

While it seems highly improbable for Apple to go for a 13 megapixel camera, earlier reports revealed that Apple would go for an 8 megapixel shooter keeping the iPhone 5s pixels with optical image stabilization module. This current leak shows that the iPhone 6 camera would be a 13 megapixel, 1/2.3″ Sony Exmor IMX220 sensor. The

iPhone 6 battery
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One of the completely ignored aspect of iPhone 6 so far have been its battery in the ‘leakomania’ of interwebs. While the leaks have majorly focused on the design aspects of iPhone 6, we also have seen some component images especially a few power and volume cables and more recently, the tweaked Touch ID leaked image. However, in a welcoming change of events, today we are seeing a much needed iPhone 6 batter leaked image. This alleged iPhone 6 battery image shows an improved battery which has at least 16% larger capacity than the current flagship iPhone 5s.fix iOS 7.1.2 battery

iPhone 6 battery:

As the September nears, we have started to see an increasing amount of images focusing on the components of the flagship smartphone. This latest comes from the regular French website Nowhereelse which has shared an image of the internal battery used in iPhone 6. It appears that the iPhone 6 battery will have a slightly larger

ipad air 2 Touch ID
Hardware

A new leaked image of iPhone 6 Touch ID fingerprint sensor is doing rounds around the interwebs showing the fingerprint sensor of the upcoming flagship smartphone. A number of components, including the flex cables of Power and Volume keys, were earlier leaked. Today’s leaked image appears to be a part of iPhone 6 Touch ID fingerprint sensor.iphone 6 touch id

iPhone 6 Touch ID scanner:

This iPhone 6 Touch ID fingerprint scanner leaked image shows a side by side comparison of the current gen Touch ID of the iPhone 5s and the upcoming scanner of the iPhone 6 that is expected to be released in September this fall. While the iPhone 6 Touch ID fingerprint scanner largely looked similar to the current version, there is a



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