Jailbreaking has come a long way since the dark ages of the original iPhone. Now it’s a simple matter of plugging your iOS device into your computer for five minutes and following a few easy steps. But it used to be way more complex.
Let’s rewind to 2007, back when only a handful of hackers were tweaking and unlocking their iPhones and iPod touches. It took 74 individual [Read More...]
Walk into any Starbucks and be cast by the glowing eye-con of a thousand MacBooks, staring at you, poor PC laptop user, with a piercing gaze of recrimination and scorn. “You are not one of us,” they murmur. “You are not of the seraphim.”
If you’re stuck with owning a Windows laptop but want to fit in with the Starbucks set, maybe consider an ASUS Taichi 21? It’s a cool piece of hardware in its own right, featuring a [Read More...]
The SkechBook is about as well-designed as you get, but it’s still just too big for the mini.
The SkechBook case, from master iPad case-maker Skech, was one of the things that drove me to buy and iPad mini, so slim and cute and retro-tastic is its tiny form.
Since succumbing to the miniâ€™s charms, though, I have come to believe that it really needs no case other than the Smart Cover, and the [Read More...]
SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 -Â Witty, engaging, hilarious, beguiling — Saturday Night Live Â and Portlandia actor Fred Armisen just gave a room of 2,000 people a Macworld experience they’ll never forget, and it had absolutely nothing to do with tech.
Fred Armisen meeting Steve Jobs back in 2006.
SNL’s Fred Armisen gushed about his love for Apple on the Macworld stage
Â SAN FRANCISCO, MACWORLD/iWORLD 2013 – If you’ve ever watched an episode of Portlandia then you probably have the feeling that its two stars, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, are huge fans of Apple products.
A lot of Portlandia’s comedy sketches revolve around society’s obsession for technology. They’re brilliant.Â Many of the sketches feature Apple [Read More...]
From iOS 6.1 onward, users can now reset the Advertising Identifier on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. This means you can basically throw all the anonymously gathered data about a device that is used to serve relevant ads out the window and start fresh, thereby removing any of the targeted data that has been accumulated and assigned to that Advertising ID.
Open “Settings” then choose [Read More...]
If youâ€™re into iOS but donâ€™t know how to turn that passion into revenue, then the latest Cult of Mac Deals offer will be just what the doctor ordered. With The Master iOS Programming Course, youâ€™ll be able to turn your iOS passion into a new lucrative hobby â€“ and for just $ 47 to boot!
With this all-inclusive iOS course youâ€™ll get introduced to Xcode â€“ Appleâ€™s programming [Read More...]
Google’s Daniel Graf accepting the 2012 Crunchies award.
Google won the award for Best Mobile Application at the sixth edition of the TechCrunch Crunchies Awards, beating out Grindr, Instagram, and Square.
“I see a few empty seats, so it looks like those guys haven’t downloaded the app and got lost somewhere,” said the Daniel Graf, Google’s director mobile maps, accepting the statue of a gorilla smashing a TV set.
Linking all [Read More...]