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iOS 12 days of Christmas app brings ‘Home Alone’ to UK users – US stuck with ‘Hugo’

Apple’s 12 days of Christmas app for iOS has arrived at day 5! And today there are two films on offer to respective regional users. iOS users in Canada and the United States will receive Hugo, a 2011 film directed by Martin Scorsese (Shutter Island, The Aviator). Hugo is the tale of an orphan living inside a train station in 1930s paris, who is seeking…

iOS 8 feature concept imagines “Interactive Notifications”, allows you to reply to messages without leaving an app

iOS isn’t perfect. It never has been, and it never will be. For years, the jailbreak scene has been the space where developers and engineers address its problems. Before iOS 7, we had tweaks like Auxo and SBSsettings for quick access toggles and multitasking. For messaging, BiteSMS has been one of the most popular downloads from Cydia for a long time. The…

Untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1.3/6.1.4/6.1.5 is finally here

Earlier this year, after Evad3rs released its Evasi0n jailbreak tool for iOS 6.1, it was assumed that there wouldn’t be a jailbreak tool for anyone with later versions of iOS 6.1. Partly because Evad3rs themselves said they wouldn’t waste their exploits on a delta update, but rather wait and use them for iOS 7 when it was released. Also partly because…

Apple’s best product of 2013 – End of Year Poll

We’re in the last few days of 2013 and it’s been a busy year for Apple. As well as releasing some great new iPads, it finished up its iOS and OS X overhauls, releasing iOS 7 and Mavericks. We also saw the iPhone 5s, some new, faster MacBook Airs and a fantastic new Mac Pro. For me, 2013 was a big year for transition and preparing Apple for the…

Snapchat APIs hacked, exploits released by hacker group

It appears that Snapchat may have some security issues that need to be addressed, according to Gibson Security, a group that claims to have hacked Snapchat’s API, which is currently not public. There are two different exploits, the find_friends exploit and the Bulk Registration exploit. The first of the two takes in a set of phone numbers and can match…

Popular jailbreak app “BiteSMS” gets beta release for iOS 7

biteSMS is by far one of the most popular jailbreak tweaks, with a ton of people using it for mainly features that include Quick Reply, and Quick Compose. It is a full featured Messages-replacement application that has been around for a while, and has seen fairly regular updates. With the new evasi0n7 jailbreak out, and iOS 7 users getting a new Cydia to…

Patent shows new Siri photo search capabilitiy

A patent published today has shown how Apple’s helpful assistant Siri may be able to search through digital images on your iDevice. The patent, titled “Voice-based image Tagging and Searching” is based around tags applied to your photos that identify them according to their location, the name of a person, or the contents of the photograph. Once certain…