Apple recently released the iOS 6.1.2 which fixed various security issues highlighted since the release of iOS 6 which powers the iPhone, iPad and the iPod Touch. But a YouTube video shows that iOS is still vulnerable to security loophole that allows unauthorized bypassing of the lock-code and provides access to contacts and a few other features of the device.
Anyone acquainted with Apple’s hardware release cycle would conveniently say that the next generation iPad (probably to be named iPad 5) would be released sometime in mid-3013. And what would be an Apple release if its not followed by a plethora of rumors, leaked photos and of course proclaimed compatible accessories (specially cases and covers). Read more
Apple’s first gen iPad Mini’s 1024 x 768 7.9″ display might make it compatible with the iPad 2 and previous generation apps, but that display resolution definitely falls short when compared to similar sized tabs available in the market. If BrightWire news agency’s sources are to be believed, Apple has already decided to play catchup and is producing 2048 x 1536 resolution displays at AU Optronics, its Taiwan-based suppliers. Android fans might call it a catchup with the Android tablets or as Apple fanboys would say Apple is upgrading its display resolution by four times; either ways the high pixel density on the retina display is welcomed.
A smaller dock connector for the next generation iPhone has been speculated earlier too. But if the sources of iLounge are to be believed iPhone 5 would sport an 8-pin dock connector, more than half of the current 19-pin version. Above is an illustrative image of what the new smaller dock might look like. Read more
With iPhone 5 launch drawing closer, there are quite a few image and specs leaks popping up on the internet. Here is one such image leak showing the iPhone 5 placed next to its predecessor iPhone 4S. Read more
The Mobile Processor industry, currently lead by Intel, may see a new market leader as early as the end of 2012. Technology research firm In-Stat’s data suggests that Apple was close second to Intel in terms of mobile processor shipped in 2011, and may surpass it before 2013.
Boy, that was quick! Within 24 hours of the release of iOS 5.1 the hacking community has already released a jailbreak for the OS. It is an not an untethered jailbreak though, which means you would have to connect your device to a computer while rebooting. The updated jailbreak by Redsn0w now stands at version 0.9.10b6. At the moment, the jailbreak does not support A5 chip devices which include iPhone 4S and iPad 2 and also A5X device which is the new iPad 3. Detailed instructions and download links available here.
Apple is expected to launch an iOS powered TV by the year end. Codenamed iTV, very little of this device is known so far. If rumors are to be believed, iTV has already taken shape and potential carrier partners in Canada are testing its prototype. A report by The Globe and Mail claims Apple is in talks with Rogers and BCE regarding broadcast partnership for the iTV. Read more
When it comes to photography using iPhone, many users prefer apps instead of the default iOS camera apps. Of the various iOS camera apps available in the AppStore, QuickPix has some exclusive and some cool features to boast. Read more
According to Apple’s product launch cycle, the next generation iPad is supposed to be announced in the coming weeks. And leaked images, speculations and lost devices should not come as a surprise in progressing days. One such leaked image of what is presumed to be the display of next generation iPad is leaked in a Korean forum, discovered by Macrumors.com. Read more