Ive granted knighthood

By Joon | On Sunday, January 1st, 2012 - No Comments »

Apple Senior Vice President of Design Jonathan Ive has been granted knighthood in the United Kingdom in the New Years Honours List. The report says that Ive’s official title is a Knight Commander of the British Empire. Ive, who was born in the United Kingdom but moved to the US to pursue design, says that the honor is “absolutely thrilling.” From 9to5Mac Ive credits his....

Devs working on iOS apps for Apple TV

By Joon | On Saturday, December 31st, 2011 - 1 Comment »

Developers Steven Troughton-Smith and TheMudKip have been working to add iOS applications to add functionality to the Apple TV. While the process is still in early stages, the concept of being able to run applications is proven. In order to run iOS application on the Apple TV, the software powers an app launcher, the iOS Springboard, that had to be rewritten in order to run on the Apple TV. By....

iPhone 5 to be completely redesigned

By Joon | On Friday, December 30th, 2011 - 2 Comments »

Boy Genius Report is reporting that Apple is planning on launching a completely redesigned iPhone in the fall of next year. This would follow the trend set by the release of the iPhone 4S of new hardware being released later in the year rather than the mid year release. We all want to protect our new phone, but does an iphone 11 case fit an iphone 13? According to their sources, the iPhone....

LogMeIn for iPad Review

By LeightonL | On Thursday, December 29th, 2011 - No Comments »

LogMeIn is a tool in which someone can access one of their computers through another. LogMeIn brought out an app for the iPhone last year called ‘LogMeIn Ignition’. Basically, for around a $35 one-time payment (pretty steep, I know), you can access your computer through your iPhone. So thats it, right? No. There’s also software you have to install on your computer. If you....

6.8 Million devices activated on Christmas Day

By Sean | On Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 - No Comments »

Apple reported that there was a massive influx of devices being registered on Christmas day. Some 6.8 million devices were registered and activated on Christmas day alone, which is a 353% increase over the previous weekend averages leading up to Christmas. Most of the devices were iPhones, however the iPod Touch and iPad 2 also had a very strong showing. Android devices also took a steep....

iOS 5.01 Jailbroken

By Sean | On Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 - 1 Comment »

Today pod2g released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5.01. This is great news for all the people out there running devices that are still on iOS 4. However, the sad news is, that the jailbreak is only offered for non A5 owners. So anyone out there with an iPhone 4S or an iPad 2 are still out of luck for a little while longer. As an owner of the iPad 2, and an iPhone 4S, I feel a little left....

Untethered jailbreak for non A5 devices released

By Joon | On Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 - No Comments »

The Dev Team just announced @pod2g’s untethered solution for non A5 devices has been released. While this untethered jailbreak leaves out the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, the chronic devteam and the iPhone devteam have worked the jailbreak solution into redsn0w and PwnageTool. If you are interested in giving it a shot, you can grab it through Cydia and follow the steps below (via Dev-Team....

iPad 3 to come on Steve Job’s Birthday?

By Joon | On Monday, December 26th, 2011 - No Comments »

According to a Taiwanese website, there is a report in the Chinese Economic Times newspaper, Apple is trying to speed up production in order to launch the iPad 3 on Steve Job’s birthday anniversary on Feb. 24. The newspaper based their report on sources close to Tawainese maker in the Apple supply chain. After the iPhone 4S successfully took the tech market by storm, the iPad3 is widely....

Apple Sending out new iPod Nano’s

By Sean | On Sunday, December 25th, 2011 - No Comments »

A few weeks ago, Apple did a full recall on first generation iPod Nanos. It became quite apparent that there was something wrong with the tiny devices when the batteries all started expanding and even breaking the seams on the casing of the iPods. While it wasn’t a sure thing on every single device, it was enough devices that Apple had to take a look into the issue. There have been....

An iPad 7 inch? What it would look like

By Joon | On Saturday, December 24th, 2011 - 1 Comment »

The last couple of months, there has been a lot of chatter about what a smaller 7.85 inch iPad could look like. In addition, this iPad is rumored to be released sometime in 2012. With the large amount of smaller form factor tablets being released, some people think it would be logical for Apple to compete better with the new 7″ Kindle Fire tablet from Amazon. Amazon’s new tablet....