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iPhone 5c: Here’s everything you need to know

This year’s iPhone event was unusual for a number of reasons and the biggest of them all is the fact that it announced not one but two new models of its smartphone. iPhone 5c was announced by Apple at the event yesterday, which is the cheaper and more colorful model of iPhone. It features same specifications and features as iPhone 5 however when it comes to looks it is entirely a different device. (adsbygoogle...

iPhone 5s: Here’s everything you need to know

Apple has finally announced iPhone 5s in an event the it hosted in Cupertino. The new iPhone 5s brings several new features as well as performance and speed improvement overs the previous model. Apart from adding new features the  company has also released the device in a new Champagne color along with the white and space grey. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here are...

iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.4 finally get untethered jailbreak, still not ready for everyone

The Evasi0n tool to untethered jailbreak devices running iOS 6 or above was released earlier this year. This tool has the ability to jailbreak all models of iPhone, iPad and iPod touch up until iOS 6.1.2. The exploit that was used by Evasion jailbreak tool to untethered iOS was patched by Apple in iOS 6.1.3 and iOS 6.1.4 versions so there was no way to jailbreak these versions – until recently. (adsbygoogle...

Transfer videos to VLC for iOS with or without iTunes (guide)

VLC for iOS is one of the best media player for iPhone and iPad. It is open source and supports more formats than the default iOS movie player. Another great feature of this app is that it can be used independent of iTunes. Users have a choice to upload their videos to VLC for iOS with or without iTunes. In this post we will show you how to upload content to VLC using both methods. First we will take a...

Stop iOS from showing email previews on the lockscreen

iOS has a feature that allows users to view preview of their latest email message right on the lockscreen. This preview includes the name of the sender, title of the email as well as a few words from the message. While this feature is useful in many ways it can potentially make it easier for others to breach your privacy and see your incoming messages without even unlocking your iPhone or iPad. If you are...

Its official! Apple sends out invites for September 10th iPhone event

Apple has just made the event for the next iPhone official by sending out invitations to major media outlets. The event will be hosted in Cupertino, which is the hometown of the company. Just as it was rumored and reported earlier the event will take place on September 10th at 10 AM PST. The invitation Apple has sent to media features circles of several colors. This could indicate the release of iPhone...

Unlock iPad without touching the screen using a Bluetooth keyboard

When it comes to tricks related to iOS there’s nothing we love more than the ones that do not require any extra tweak or hack to be installed and work without much effort from the user. One particular trick related to the iPad has been recently discovered by FinerThingsInTech that falls well in this description. iPad is a great device for working on documents while you are on the go. The device becomes...

Mailbox app update brings cloud search, account specific search and support for Chrome

Popular iOS mail app Mailbox has received a major update that brings several new features and enhancements. The most important of the new features added in this update is Cloud search. Now Mailbox users will be able able to search all messages in their Gmail accounts and not just the ones that are stored locally on their iPhone or iPad. Another feature added in Mailbox app enables users to add different...

Official Gmail and Yahoo! Mail apps for iOS receive significant updates

Official Gmail and Yahoo! Mail apps for iOS have recently received significant updates that bring a few notable improvements to the popular email clients. Google’s update for Gmail app adds better integration for other Google apps that are available for the iOS platform. The app now features ability to open links directly in Google Drive and Google+ applications for iOS, provided both of these apps...

Hacker launches OpenJailbreak to keep jailbreak ‘sustainable for future generations’

Infamous iOS hacker Joshua Hill (P0sixninja) has launched a new project for the jailbreak community called the OpenJailbreak. The open source jailbreak framework that is the brain child of the hacker better known for his work on the greenpois0n jailbreak tool aims to keep iOS jailbreak ‘sustainable for future generations’. For the project P0sixninja has launched a website OpenJailbreak.org that...

A picture showing bunch of iPhone 5C units leaks directly from Pegatron

At this point of time we are certain that Apple is indeed going to release the new iPhone 5C, which is going to be a cheaper model of iPhone next month. After a number of leaked parts and reports now we have another interesting leak directly from Pegatron, the company responsible for producing the iPhone 5C for Apple. The picture was posted by a Pegatron quality control department employee on Chinese social...

Hide stock iOS apps you don’t use, no jailbreak required

iOS has a great set of stock applications that are capable of doing the job rightly. However there are even superior solutions available through the App Store that are much better than iOS stock apps in terms of design and features, for example Sparrow or Mailbox apps can be more appropriate for some than the stock mail app, Any.Do reminder app may seem more useful than the Stock Reminders app and so on. One...