Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 4.3.1 Released by Dev Team

On Sunday evening the Dev-Team released the latest editions of PwnageTool and redsn0w to provide an untethered jailbreak for devices running iOS 4.3.1 – almost three years since the first version of PwnageTool was released for the 1.1.4 firmware. The jailbreak works on all devices that support the 4.3.1 firmware, except for the iPad 2. You can download PwnageTool for Mac, … Read More

Android The Victor As Smartphone Sales Soar

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According to new numbers coming out of ABI Research today, approximately 302 million smart phones shipped last year worldwide, with sales up 71% in 2010 when compared to 2009.

2011 Apple Design Awards An App Store-only Affair

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Apple caused a stir last year when they deemed only iOS App Store apps worthy of Design Awards, and this year they’re opening the door to Mac apps once again – so long as they’re part of the Mac App Store.

IMDB Latest App To Receive AirPlay Video Support

Support for AirPlay video streaming actually arrived in iOS 4.3, but apps that actually take advantage of the new technology have been in short supply. Now though, we can add the IMDB app to the (short) list.

Apple to License AirPlay Video Streaming to Third-Party Devices?

A Bloomberg report published today suggests that Apple may be planning to license its AirPlay service to third-party devices that would allow users to stream video content from iTunes or their iOS device straight to their HDTV. AirPlay will already stream audio to non-Apple devices, but in order to enjoy video streaming to your TV, you need the $99 AppleTV … Read More

Expert Says iPad 2 Display Is Nearly As Good As iPhone 4’s

Despite having a much lower pixel density, according to an in-depth scientific analysis by Dr. Raymond Soneira, president of DisplayMate Technologies, the display in Apple’s iPad 2 delivers “almost identical” performance to the Retina display featured in the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch. Soneira added that the iPad 2 “has excellent display hardware,” but needs a software update to address … Read More

Photo Booth, Garageband, iMovie Coming to iPad

Steve Jobs announced at the iPad 2 keynote earlier today that the Photo Booth application would finally make its debut in iOS in the 4.3 release of the software, while Garageband and iMovie are also coming to the iPad. Photo Booth With the introduction of a front-facing camera in Apple’s second-generation iPad, the company is finally bringing Photo Booth to … Read More

iOS 4.3 Golden Master Nearing Release

It’s been quite some time since the first iOS 4.3 beta was made available to eager testers, and many expected the Golden Master (the version right before official release when the software is feature-complete) the have arrived by now. According to BGR though, the wait might be almost over.

iOS 5: Five Features We Would Like to See from Apple

Now that Apple’s iOS has some major competition when it comes to smartphone operating systems, what would we like to see the company to do to ensure that iOS 5 features stay ahead of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7, HP’s webOS, and Google’s Android? Well, we’ve put together a list of 5 things we think Apple could change, improve, or introduce … Read More

Apple Working on New Notification System for Next iOS Update?

It’s long been a flaw in Apple’s iOS, and it’s something that many of us have resorted to jailbreaking in order to fix. What am I talking about? Notifications of course! The current way of dealing with notifications in iOS just isn’t very…. Apple-like. By that I mean the modal, obtrusive windows that pops up when you receive an SMS, … Read More