Tag Archive: blocked


Popular messaging app blocked in Iran after creator refuses to turn spy

The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Belgian Judge Almost Blocked Apple’s Website Over Misleading Warranty Options

An investigative magistrate in Belgium reportedly considered forcing Internet service providers to block Apple’s website, after claims that the company is misleading customers over warranty options. Apple has been involved with a long-running dispute with the European legal system over…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Use Tor to Browse the Web Anonymously & Access Blocked Websites

Tor Tor is a free anonymity network that aims to conceal a users location and browser usage from snoopers, in addition to allowing access to websites that are otherwise blocked or filtered out through firewalls. The official description of the Tor browser and network is described as follows:

The Tor software protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world:  [Read More…]

You Can’t Block Calls on iPhone, So Creating a Blocked List is the Next Best Thing

Do it Yourself Block Call List on iPhone

The ability to block incoming calls on the iPhone is missing on the OS side, and though there were once rumors that a call block feature would arrive with newer versions of iOS, those rumors ended up being about the Do Not Disturb feature. Do Not Disturb is excellent, but it’s not really blocking unwanted calls, it just sets a time period where  [Read More…]

iPhones Stolen in U.K. Riots Will Be Blocked By Carriers Within 48 Hours

Smartphones have become a huge target for unscrupulous looters that have used the riots originating in London as an excuse to break into stores in cities around the U.K. and steal anything that might be of any value. Thats why thousands of stolen iPhones have flooded the black market in the wake of the riots. But caveat emptor! Within 48 hours, that iPhone you picked up for a song will be  [Read More…]

Apple Gets Samsung Galaxy Tab Blocked in Most of the European Union

In what can only be regarded as a major victory for Apple on the world stage, German news agency DPA is reporting that Apple has been granted a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Android-based Galaxy Tab 10.1. As a result, the tablet is effectively barred from distribution across all of the European Union, sans the Netherlands (for now, at least). In light of Apple’s allegations that the Galaxy Tab is a blatant iPad rip-off that subsequently  [Read More…]

Apple Wants HTC Smartphone Sales Blocked

A new chapter in the recent patent merry-go-round sees Apple attempting to get sales of HTCs smartphones blocked, writesBloomberg. htc-logo (1) The move comes after Apple claimed HTC is infringing upon five of its patents,ranging from movement sensors, to hardware for LCD touch screens. Apple claims HTC is infringing five patents related to software architecture and user interfaces in portable electronic devices, hardware for touch screens and movement sensors, according to the  [Read More…]

Install0us May be Blocked in iOS 5 Untethered Jailbreak

i0n1c, the guy behind untether hack in iOS 4.3.1 / 4.3.2 / 4.3.3 jailbreak, has just found motivator to start digging for untether hack for iOS 5 jailbreak. The idea to create a jailbreak that blocks pirated apps is going ping pong in my head. Might be a good motivator to do the iOS 5.0 untether. Hmmm @milicigoran had a very good idea. Future jailbreaks should  [Read More…]

Apple Has Blocked Saurik SHSH servers

Apple is fighting hard, Weve all been watching as the fight between Apple and jailbreakers heats up. What started as a cat and mouse game has become more of a battle. Apple has certainly become more aggressive in the fight during the last few months. Chpwn announced via Twitter today that Apple has  [Read More…]

Cydia blocked [Photos]

3 Ireland (iPhone carrier) has blocked Cydia’s servers from their networkSee photos after the break .. We hope to see what do you think about that and if this legal or not ? wait for your comments ! Jailbreak 4.2.1 – 4.1 – 4.3 Unlock Jailbreak iPhone iPod iPad PS3