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Beats’ Jimmy Iovine sheds new light on Apple buyout in interview

In a new interview with GQ, Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine has opened up about the sale of the headphone and streaming music brand to Apple. The 61 year-old music mogul, named one of 2014′s Men of the Year,  discussed his motives for the sale and feeling he could work at Apple to fix a “hole in music”: How did Apple come to buy Beats? I convinced them…

TaiG jailbreak tool for iOS 8.1.1 now available in English

TaiG has launched an English version of its jailbreaking tool for iOS 8.0-8.1.1 as well as updating its website for English-speaking users. Previously, the tool was only available in Chinese which put off a number of would-be jailbreakers from taking advantage of the utility. Available at tag.com/en, the new site, download links, tutorial and…

Apple’s Eddy Cue speaks up about iBooks price-fixing appeal: “We have to fight for the truth”

Apple will attempt to overturn the July 2013 judgement that found the company guilty of conspiring to price-fix electronic books. Ahead of its appeal, the company’s Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue has spoken to Fortune about Apple’s intentions in appealing the judgement: “Is it a fact that certain book prices went up?”…

iPad Pro mockup video compares physical size to other Apple devices

An iPad with a larger screen has been rumored for quite some time with relatively little evidence to suggest it actually exists (beyond testing phases, anyway). However, that’s not stopped Apple fans from theorizing about the device’s physical dimensions with one YouTuber now going as far as producing a mockup of the iPad Pro and comparing its size to…

How to: Jailbreak iOS 8.1.1 using TaiG

Yesterday we reported that a Jailbreak by the name of TaiG was released to the public. Since the Jailbreak is Chinese, we’ve put together an easy-to-follow tutorial so you can get your devices running iOS 8.1.1 (or any earlier version of iOS 8) Jailbroken. Before you begin Before you Jailbreak your device(s), be sure of the following: Passcode/Touch…

T-Mobile unveils Cyber Monday iPhone deals: Free storage upgrades

T-Mobile has taken wraps off its Cyber Monday promotion and it will be a pleasing one to iPhone fans. For today only, customers buying selected iPhone models will get a free storage bump. That means, if you buy the 16GB iPhone 6, you’ll be given a 64GB version at no extra cost. Sweet. Here is what T-Mo is offering, while stocks last: Buy an iPhone 6…

UBS: 10% of people “very likely” to buy smartwatch in 2015, predicts 24M Apple Watch sales

Ten percent of people plan on buying a smartwatch in 2015, according to a new survey by analysts at UBS. Interest in the smartwatch market continues to grow, says UBS, as a tenth of its interviewees state they are “very likely” to buy a smartwatch next year. The firm conducted the research with 4,000 participants across the US, UK, China and Italy, in…

TaiG releases iOS 8.1.1 Jailbreak

This weekend a new Chinese Jailbreak was released to the public. The TaiG Jailbreak comes just a few weeks after the release of iOS 8.1.1, which rendered the Pangu Jailbreak useless. This new Jailbreak is capable of Jailbreaking iOS 8.0-8.1.1. Currently, the tool is Windows only and is in Chinese. There’s no word on when or if the tool will become…