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New Carrier Update hack release boosts signal, data speeds and offers tethering on iPads and iPhones running iOS 7

Last year, when the iPhone finally landed on T-Mobile, one of TmoNews’ readers (also a developer) created a carrier update hack that allowed users on T-Mobile or AT&T to get significantly better reception and data speeds. Now, with the release of iOS 7 jailbreak, Joe from iTweakiOS.com has released new versions compatible with more carriers (US and…

Optimize Notification Center with NCObey tweak

A big complaint that many people, including myself, have with iOS 7 is how Notification Center is now divided into three parts: Today, All, and Missed. It requires a lot more time to find what you’re looking for in Notification Center than it did in iOS 6. Previous tweaks have tried to fix the problem by only showing the All Notifications screen, but a…

Why Apple didn’t buy Tony Fadell’s Nest Labs [Editorial]

On Monday, it was announced by Google that it had acquired smart-thermostat and smoke alarm maker Nest Labs for a gargantuan $3.2 billion. The tech press were taken completely by surprise and the reaction online was seemingly rather negative. Three billion dollars is a huge sum of money for any company, so it is understandable that there were…

Moment Lens launches on Kickstarter, looks awesome for mobile photography

Mobile photography is something that many people are beginning to take advantage of. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc are all beginning to become centered around media, including photography (obvious for Instagram). Other companies, such as ōlloclip, currently offer attachment iPhone lenses that you can place over the camera of your iPhone in order to be…

Umoove app for iOS shows off awesome face and eye tracking technology

Face and eye tracking has always been something of a novelty (do people really use eye tracking on Galaxy phones?), but Umoove is looking to make it a reality for games and apps on iOS. Umoove has released an application on iOS that demonstrates the technology, and has even provided an API so developers can implement this in their own apps. The Umoove…

Hackintosh made of actual trash can to look like 2013 Mac Pro

Someone decided to take the “Mac Pro looks like a trash can” phenomena at face value, and make a Hackintosh designed to look just like a Mac Pro…from a trash can. Yes, an actual trash can. It’s no secret that many share the belief that the new Mac Pro resamples that of a shiny, futuristic trash can, but never did I think someone would make it so literal….

Apple hiring design engineers for Arizona iPhone component plant

Apple has today posted job listings on its website, advertising posts for Manufacturing Design Engineers at its plant in Mesa, Arizona. The  the listing seeks employees who can “provide end to end manufacturing and process solutions for key design features” for the iPhone and the iPod. It had previously been stated that Apple’s plant might be related to…

Evomail+ for iPhone – Overview [VID]

A short while ago, Evomail dropped its latest version of the email client on to the App Store as a brand new app. Evomail+ utilizes the new Evocloud to deliver push notifications for Gmail, iCloud, Yahoo and other IMAP accounts. It’s mostly gesture-based, with many features controlled from a single on-screen “button”. It’s not perfect, but it’s a great…