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UK High Court ruling makes iTunes Match, Apple Music, Time Machine and ripping CDs to iTunes illegal

Uh oh, the UK High Court may have pushed it a bit too far as one of their rulings have effectively made ripping CDs to iTunes, iTunes Match, Apple Music and even Time Machine (because it backs up said files) illegal. To take it a step further, TorrentFreak has confirmed with the UK Intellectual Property Office that the ruling is “really is as dumb as it…

Following China apology, “illegal” app banned by Apple

China and Apple news has been coinciding a lot recently it seems. First there was the apology from Tim Cook regarding warranties, and now Apple is banning applications. According to the developer of the Jingdian Shucheng e-book application that was pulled, “content that is illegal in China” was a reason that it was pulled from the Chinese App Store….

Excavator smashes over 100 fake iPhones

In the bizarre video above (in all Russian), an excavator is seen running over 127 “iPhones.” The reason iPhones is in quotes is because these devices are not real iPhones, but rather illegally smuggled, counterfeit iPhone 4 and 4S devices. The fake phones were allegedly smuggled into Russia by a Chinese man who was then arrested. According to Cult of…

Unlocking phones becomes illegal in the US this Saturday

If you were planning to unlock your phone, and you live in the US, you will want to do so very soon, say, within the next two day. Why is that? Well, because it will be illegal to do so after that. That’s right, the Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress “90 day period” stated in the above text ends this Saturday, January 26th, and after said…

Jailbreaking your iPad will be illegal in 2013! [VID]

Today Matt discusses the strange legal status of iPad jailbreaking which, after January 2013, will be illegal. This is confusing because iPhone jailbreaks are still permitted by law. See If Your Device Can Be Jailbroken!: http://mofodox.me/jbstats Matt’s Tech Channel: http://goo.gl/pclsK Gaming Channel:
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Jailbreak Tuesday: ColoredKnob vs. Bulletin [VID]

This week Matt covers two tweaks (ColoredKnob & Bulletin) and gives his opinion on which one he finds more useful. ColoredKnob: FREE Bulletin: $0.99 – Check Out My Channel: http://www.youtube.com/homemadegeeksquad Contact Me: – Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/homemadegeek – Email: matt@homemadegeeksquad.com Like Today’s iPhone on…