Apple’s new iMac with Retina 5K display is more than just a pretty screen, and after recent Geekbench speed runs showed that the new Mac is faster than the older model that it now sits above in Apple’s product lineup, the next machine in its sights was always going to be the Mac Pro.
From Batman to American Psycho, it’s fair to say that actor Christian Bale has played some volatile characters over the years, and as rumored, will now assume the role of the genius that was Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. While not quite in the same league as those aforementioned characters, the late, great innovator was renowned for his big personality as well as knack for dreaming up era-defining products, and as such, Bale may have his work cut out in this biopic commissioned by Sony Pictures.
Pangu iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak is currently a Windows only affair, with a Mac OS X version due for a release at a later date. And if you happen to be a sole owner of a Mac, then you still have the option to jailbreak your device using Pangu8 for Windows, without even having a Windows PC. Want to learn more how it’s done? Simply follow us past the jump.
Signaling a first for the region, Apple has started selling iTunes gift cards to customers in the United Arab Emirates ahead of the opening of its first retail store.
We got the pleasant surprise of an untethered jailbreak for iOS 8 – 8.1, courtesy of Chinese jailbreak outfit Pangu. Getting it up and running has been a bit of a laborious task thus far, with the manual installation of Cydia necessary at this point in time, but that’s not the main limitation. Cydia Substrate, support framework for many major tweaks and apps such as WinterBoard, wasn’t immediately compatible with the newly-jailbroken iOS 8, but with Cydia author Jay Freeman aka Saurik having made the necessary fixes, Substrate has now been deemed ready for prime time.
Olloclip’s premium clip-on lenses have long since extended the capabilities of smartphone cameras, particularly the rear-facing shooters of the Apple iPhones down the years. We’ve already heard the reviews of photography aficionados with regards to how good the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus snapper actually is, but while Apple has definitely made some big improvements in terms of both hardware and software this time around, there’s no doubt an Olloclip could take things to the next level. The start-up has continued to churn out these great, multi-functional lenses to offer such benefits as wide-angle and fish-eye shots, and now, the 4-in-1 for iPhone 6 is almost upon us.
Windows users can now use their Kinect sensor for Xbox One with their PC thanks to an official adapter kit which Microsoft has just launched. The $49.99 adapter will make the Xbox One version of Kinect not only compatible with just PCs, but tablets as well, as long as they’re running Windows 8 or later.
Google has announced an app called ‘Inbox’, developed by the Gmail Team. Technically, it servers as your Gmail client, but offers an experience nothing close to contemporary ones. Inbox is supposedly a more inherently-intelligent service that handles your emails as a service available on the Web (Chrome only), and as an app for iOS 7+ and Android 4.1+.
Here’s how you can manually install Cydia after iOS 8 – 8.1 Pangu8 jailbreak on iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 5s, 5c, 5, iPads and all other supported devices.
The Pangu team has delivered an untethered iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak when we least expected it. Having surprised us with the impromptu jailbreak for iOS 7.1.x, the Chinese team has come through with another solution for the all-new iOS 8.x. As mentioned in our initial coverage, dubbed as Pangu8, it works with iOS 8.0 all the way through to the latest iOS 8.1, and below, we’ll be showing you how to jailbreak your device using the tool.
Emojis are now well integrated in the modern messaging world. There have been plenty of emoji projects that have since surfaced, with each posing its own art form. This has offered avid texters plenty to choose from, and that would be understating it. Makemoji for iOS is a ‘do-it-yourself’ emoji app that lets you create your own emojis to your heart’s desire.
Here’s a complete step by step guide on how to record video of iPhone and iPad screen on iOS 8 using OS X Yosemite.
With the Handoff feature now live for everyone to take advantage of, and having integrated iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, users have really taken a liking to what may be one of the hottest features Apple has thrown at users in a while.
Infuse – the popular video player / streamer for iOS has received a monstrous update. Now sitting at version 3, the app has been released with the giant iPhone 6 / 6 Plus screens in mind, along with full support for iOS 8. The app now packs some major improvements as well as some newer features, including DTS-HD audio, Mophie Space Pack access and much more.
Along with the Motorola-made Nexus 6 smartphone and the all-new Android 5.0 Lollipop software, Google also recently took the wraps off the Nexus 9 tablet, which Taiwanese company HTC was tasked with building. Based on the images and specs, the new slate certainly looks promising, and now, we’ve a hands-on clip to ogle at.
Whoa. This is just in. Team Pangu has dropped an iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak that works on even the latest iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2, along with all previous devices. The jailbreak though is currently limited to SSH only, and it doesn’t come with Cydia installed.
In the run-up to the announcement of the iPad Air 2, many were touting it as a powerhouse, and although Apple made a bit of a song and dance of its speed at last week’s event, the Geekbench results now back up these claims. As the title suggests, the A8X is a triple-core configuration clocked at 1.5GHz, and as well as that, Apple has also bundled in 2GB of RAM.
This holiday shopping season users might get to see the launch of the rumored loyalty rewards program that Apple was to launch alongside Apple Pay 2.0 in October 2015. Recent reports suggest that Apple may have pushed up the launch date, given the so far smooth roll-out of Apple Pay, and otherwise market demand.
Google just released an official guide for iPhone users wanting to move to Android. The guide provides iPhone users all the steps needed to jump the iOS ship, and hop onto the Android bandwagon, with all of their important data migrated onto their new device. In the early days of the iPhone vs. Android war, it was marketing that was key to ensuring a decisive victory that hardly ever came by. These battles were important, for both Apple and Google to stay in the game. However, now we have the two taking a jab at one another’s nerves.
With iOS 8.1 finally bringing Apple Pay to supported devices, both Apple and a large number of retailers are scrambling to get deals done and ensure that compliance with the secure, contactless new system is as fluid and seamless as possible. With many thousands of outlets already kitted out with NFC systems that will happily process payments via Apple Pay, there’s already a solid foundation for contactless to prosper, but if you’re perhaps wondering whether your credit or debit card is ready for Apple Pay, the chart below breaks everything down nice and simply.