Category Archives: Apple

Apple releases iOS 6.1 to the public – Release notes inside

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With the fifth beta of iOS 6.1 being released just two days ago, the public version of it has just been released to the masses. You’ll find the changelog and press release below. But, what this really signifies is the potential release of a jailbreak as early as tonight, assuming the jailbreak developers don’t find any issues with it. If you downloaded beta 5 on Saturday and have it installed, then it should be the same exact build, so you don’t need to do anything to get it.

Apple releases iOS 6.0.2 for iPad mini and iPhone 5 – Changelog inside

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Unexpectedly, Apple has released iOS 6.0.2. The interesting thing is that it’s only for the iPad mini (both the Wi-Fi and cellular models) as well as the iPhone 5.

While the IPSWs are currently available (see below), the update hasn’t shown up in Software Update via Settings just yet, but it is showing up in iTunes. The update “fixes a bug that could impact Wi-Fi.”

Apple releases iOS 6.1 beta 4 – Full release notes inside

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Apple today has released iOS 6.1 beta 4 to developers, two weeks after beta 3 (as expected). The build number is 10B5126b, and is available for the usual set of iOS 6-compatible devices. The expiration date is January 28th, a Monday, 2013. You’ll find the full set of release notes below.

Google releases Maps app for iOS devices

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At least, Google has finally released their own Maps application, properly named Google Maps, for Apple’s iOS devices. While the app has been rumored to be in the works for quite some time, it was unknown as to when it would be released. It’s available right now, for free, in the iTunes App Store. Ready for the link? Here it is: Clicky! At the time of this post, many users are reporting issues when attempting to download the application. The app itself weighs in a 6.7MB, and downloads map tiles on-the-fly. While iOS 5 users already have Google’s Maps app, the minimum required iOS version is iOS 5.1. Lastly, this app is iPhone 5-ready.

New iOS releases: GTA: Vice City, Twitterrific 5, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour

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On cue, three major applications have been released to the iTunes App Store this evening, which consists of Grand Theft Auto: Vice City ($4.99, Universal), Twitterrific 5 ($2.99, Universal), and Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour ($6.99, Universal). Each application is available immediately for purchase. Each application is unique in regards to their significance. Starting with Vice City, it’s the special 10th Anniversary Edition, and the original game has been remastered with various graphics tweaks to make it more modern than ever. For Twitterrific 5, an all-new design is on-board, taking many of its design queues from Windows Phone. Lastly, with Modern Combat 4, players will be receiving a “fully redesigned multiplayer mode,” “console-quality graphics and sound,” and much more.

iTunes 11 to be released this Friday?

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The long-awaited update to Apple’s iTunes software was initially set to be released in October, but was then delayed to sometime towards the end of November. The end is near, and now we have some more solid information to its estimated release date.

iOS 6.1 beta 2 released – Release notes inside…

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iOS 6.1 beta 2 has been released. Its changelog is quite slim. The build number is 10B5105c, and the beta is also available for the latest iPads, which includes the iPad mini and the iPad 4. You’ll find the release notes below. If you’re already on the first beta, then you should be seeing beta 2 as an over-the-air (OTA) update. If you aren’t already on a beta, then you probably know what to do anyway.