Friday, September 21, 2012
Apple’s iPhone 5 goes on sale Friday, including a polished new look. But only one new feature actually matters: Its super-fast LTE wireless connection. With Internet access that’s amazingly quicker than before, mobile computers like the iPhone 5 can finally live up to their promise.
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When Apple took the wraps off the iPhone 5 a couple weeks ago, it showed off a version of its A6 processor packing Samsung RAM, but iFixit’s teardown of the just-released handset found memory from competitor Elpida instead.
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Without sounding too much like a reality TV show, I can’t sleep. Observing the wasteland in front of the Apple Store Fifth Avenue helps a bit. Yet, the Apple line heroes have no problem to sleep at all. It’s probably because they have been sleeping outside for the past few days.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Make no mistake. Maps for iOS 6 is a great achievement for Apple. Starting from basically a blank slate and making some strategic acquisitions and partnerships (TomTom, Placebase, C3, Poly9, Waze) in map data, POI information and 3D fly-over images, Maps is amazing for what it does. On the other hand, comparing it to Google Maps, which has been around since 2004 and leverages the company’s experience and expertise in mapping, is going to leave Apple coming up short.
Read more www.tuaw.com
According to NewsChannel5.com, Murfreesboro police have said that this burglary was one of the most sophisticated and brazen crimes that they have seen in years. The eight theives made off with the $100,000 worth of high-end electronics Tuesday morning after skillfully robbing the Best Buy in Murfreesboro.
Read more www.inquisitr.com
Users of Apple’s iPhone and other iOS devices enjoy a fairly high level of security. In the past five years, the platform has only seen a handful of malware scares, and MIT says it recently crossed a “significant” threshold in security.
Read more www.idownloadblog.com
As is usually the case when this time comes around, jailbreakers have been waiting patiently for the official word on whether it is safe to update their devices to iOS 6 or not. Although Apple have taken some design and functionality inspiration from a number of Cydia based tweaks and offerings, the hardcore jailbreak faithful still need to experience that freedom on their hardware.
Read more www.redmondpie.com
The iPhone 5 craze just hit a new high. After Apple sold two million of its new phones in just one day, its stock dried up. So if you don’t want to wait an extra month for your new iPhone to ship, you can get one on eBay. If you’re willing to pay ridiculous money, that is.
Read more mashable.com
Here’s a great tip for those who obsess over the odd routes that shipments take and/or salivate at the thought of your iPhone 5 shipping a little early. You can track your iPhone 5 order without a tracking number. And since Apple hasn’t given tracking numbers out for iPhone 5 orders yet, this is the only way to track its status.
Read more gizmodo.com
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Tim Cook took the stage last week to unveil the highly anticipated iPhone 5 to a full house of tech writers and reporters in San Francisco. Of the many new features the iPhone 5 will showcase when it is shipped to the masses on September 21st, is a top-to-bottom integration with Facebook. It could be the start of a new mobile social media renaissance for consumers, brands, and social media marketers alike.
Read more blog.customcontentcouncil.com
Telefonica-owned O2 has published its iPhone 5 tariff table and at first glance it appears a little bit disappointing if you are a data-hungry user.
All the preorders units O2 had have already been snapped up and O2 advises users to check back on launch day, this coming Friday.
Read more www.itproportal.com
This should disturb all of us, and is one more indication of the federal government’s interest in controlling what we’re able to record and film. make no mistake–Apple would have no inherent interest in disabling their phones in “sensitive areas.” Only the Fed wants that.
Read more tammybruce.com
Hours before Apple unveiled the iPhone 5, their online store went down with a “We’ll be back” sign that cycles through different languages. Aside from that AT&T’s site was also down but it features a countdown timer with “Excited? So are we! We’re counting down the minutes to the big event,” plastered on their site.
Read more siliconangle.com
For decades, international photojournalists have documented a seemingly endless cycle of wars and famine in Africa, exposing otherwise ignored tragedies to a global audience. But too often the subjects of these images seem to be reduced to symbols, and viewers do not encounter them as fully rounded human beings.
Read more lens.blogs.nytimes.com
Now that the iPhone 5 has officially been announced, Apple is accepting iOS apps from developers that support both iOS 6 and the taller 4” screen of the iPhone 5. A small and steady stream of 4” screen enabled apps are now making their way into the App Store.
Read more www.macrumors.com
Monday, September 17, 2012
iPhone owners looking forward to the new Maps application in iOS 6 might be disappointed when they try to search for points of interest, says Josh Carr, former TUAW writer and founder of Rocky Mountain Mac Repair. Like many developers and enthusiasts, Carr installed the Gold Master version of iOS 6 when it was released last week.
Read more www.tuaw.com
you already know, Siri is the perfect choice if you want to have your own personal assistant to give you directions and to help with certain things. It is the most debatable feature for iPhone 4S and many users want to take advantage of it. Since everybody heard about its features and options and due to the fact that developers proved its accessibility on older devices, many more users want to install Siri on their devices.
Read more jailbreakrus.com
Semaphore aka notcom has just updated its flagship TinyUmbrella utility to version v6.00.00, extending its support to Apple TV on iOS 5.0.2 and iOS 6.0 support (including betas) to all iOS devices.
Read more cydiablog.com
The iPhone 5, which was available for pre-order starting on Friday, September 14, is the fastest selling iPhone AT&T has ever offered, the company has announced. AT&T did not mention any actual sales figures, merely stating that “customers ordered more iPhones from AT&T than any previous model, both on its first day of preorders and over the weekend.”
Read more mashable.com
Police say that Equonne Howard, 22, used his BMW X5 to smash through the metal security gate and glass windows at about 5 a.m. Surveillance footage shows several men jumping out of the car.
Read more rollingout.com