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    by Published on 11-04-2013 05:59 PM
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    Apple’s iOS engineering vice president, Henri Lamiraux, recently retired from Apple after 23 years with the company. His recent retirement was mentioned on his LinkedIn profile and was confirmed by Lamiraux himself to the folks over at 9to5Mac. The following was mentioned regarding the matter:



    For those of you who didn’t know, Lamiraux joined Apple in 1990 and spent ten ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 05:52 PM
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    On Monday, Apple has updated their AirPort Utility application for iOS to version 1.3.3.

    The update adds support for Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip, which is found in Apple’s iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and iPad Mini with retina display. AirPort Utility will still run in 32-bit mode for older iOS devices that don't offer a 64-bit architecture.

    AirPort Utility was updated back in mid-September ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 05:23 PM
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    Apple’s launch of the iPad Air alone appears to be enough to trump activations of both the iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad from last year at US carrier, AT&T. The wireless carrier recently announced that iPad activations for the launch weekend of the iPad Air were up by 200% year-over-year. AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega marked the first official statement regarding iPad Air sales, as Apple declined to offers its own numbers today. ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 04:11 PM
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    Although Apple didn’t offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-gen iPad Air, a survey of launch weekend buyers as well as online tracking data offers some idea of how well the company’s latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability. Analyst Brian White of Cantor Fitzgerald polled 106 buyers at Apple retail stores in New York City. Among the early adopters, 73% were upgrading ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 02:25 PM
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    Apple CEO Tim Cook came forward on Sunday to show his support for equality in the workplace.

    "Long before I started work as the CEO of Apple," Cook wrote Sunday in the Wall Street Journal, "I became aware of a fundamental truth: People are much more willing to give of themselves when they feel that their selves are being fully recognized and embraced."

    Cook is among the industry heavyweights calling on U.S. ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 10:47 AM
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    On Monday, BlackBerry confirmed that longtime CEO Thorsen Heins is out as Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian smartphone maker.

    As MMi reported earlier this morning, BlackBerry just announced that it has entered into an agreement pursuant to which Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and other institutional investors will invest in BlackBerry to the tune of $1 billion.



    Prem Watsa, ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 10:24 AM
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    Well, that was fast.

    BlackBerry is no longer in search of a buyer. But that doesn't mean it found one.

    The Canadian smartphone-maker is taking a different course now that it has agreed to receive a hefty investment from Fairfax Financial and other investors, representing the conclusion of its process of seeking strategic alternatives for taking the company forward.

    According to published reports Monday, Fairfax wanted ...
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    by Published on 11-04-2013 08:03 AM
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    On Monday, Skype revealed in a blog post its plans to launch an updated version of its Skype instant messaging application (version 4.14) for iOS.

    Skype notes that version 4.14 will add tons of speed improvements to the application, especially during startup. The team also points out that they have been listening to user feedback and have adjusted the application accordingly, although they ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2013 08:19 PM
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    Just in case you've missed out on the new jailbreak tweaks Cydia has seen, this recap will highlight all of the the jailbreak tweaks we've shown you this week. These are in no specific order.

    1. BetterWiFi – $1.50

    BetterWiFi is a new jailbreak tweak that allows you to view more information about nearby Wi-Fi networks and manage them even better than ever before. The tweak gives you access to information such ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2013 11:54 AM
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    For those looking to enhance the functionality of Wi-Fi on iOS devices, there’s a new jailbreak tweak for that. Dubbed BetterWiFi by iOS developer Simon Selg, this new jailbreak tweak gives your iOS device a number of new features for discovering Wi-Fi networks, and seeing information about them.

    Many of the tweak’s major features are shown above. The tweak lets you filter Wi-Fi networks so that you will only see open or unsecured networks in your Wi-Fi list, which might be useful ...
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    by Published on 11-03-2013 11:24 AM
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    iOS 7’s burst mode camera feature can be very useful. It allows you to tap and hold on the shutter button from the Camera application to take multiple photographs in rapid succession. If you’re trying to capture a high-speed event, this can be the perfect tool to ensure that you frame the right moment.

    If you don’t have iOS 7, or have an older device where burst mode isn’t supported, you can use a new jailbreak tweak to enable burst mode camera on your iOS ...
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    by Published on 11-02-2013 03:01 AM
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    According to a recent survey by Piper Jaffray, 75% of the people who purchased an iPad Air on launch day already owned an iPad, compared to only 58% for last year’s iPad mini launch. The Piper Jaffray analyst, Gene Munster, believes the US market may be getting slightly more saturated. The test surveyed 71 day-one iPad buyers, finding that the early-adopter upgrade cycle is around 23 months, significantly shorter ...