Tag Archive: Finds


iTether Gives Unlimited iPhone Tethering, Grab It In The App Store Before Apple Finds Out!

Whoops! That’s what the App Store review team at Apple will be saying when they see what they let slip by today. A $ 15 app by the name of “iTether” lets you have unlimited tethering from your iPhone’s 3G connection to your Mac or Windows computer. We’ve tested the app out, and it actually works! So much for the carriers’ expensive personal  [Read More…]

Hacker Finds Bug In iOS 5 That Could Lead To Untethered Jailbreak

When Apple seeded its first iOS 5 beta to registered developers back in June, it was discovered the company’s next-generation mobile platform eliminated untethered jailbreaking and meant that hackers must connect their device to their computer every time they wanted to boot it up if they hoped to maintain their jailbreak. Since then, however, reports surrounding an untethered jailbreak for iOS 5 have surfaced. The latest glimmer of hope comes  [Read More…]

iFixIt Rips Open The New Thunderbolt Display’s Skin, Finds A Lot of Chips Inside

Our favorite friends at iFixIt have taken their rusty bone saws and hacked through the aluminized breastplate of Apple’s new 27-inch Thunderbolt display to find what they find inside Their conclusion? Considering the fact that there’s no computer inside this thing, the Thunderbolt display sure has a lot of guts!   Noting that the Thunderbolt display uses the same 27-inch panel as recent iMacs, held onto the aluminum case with  [Read More…]

5 Fun Games: Oldies But Goodies, Fashion Finds, Macabre Adventures and More

Posh Boutique 2 for Mac Here’s this week’s selection by Mac Games and More featuring fun, casual games you can play into the weekend. The game picks include an invitation to a macabre ballet performance, ancient brain twisters, simple pleasures and more. Come back every Friday to check out the games. Have a good weekend.   Macabre Mysteries: Curse of the Nightingale Collector's EditionMacabre Mysteries: Curse of the Nightingale Collector’s Edition(adventure/hidden objects) – Dark, creepy and  [Read More…]

HTC Finds S3 Patent Silver Bullet Bounces Off iPhone, iPad Threats

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Not all patent defenses against Apple are created equally, HTC has learned. A trade court told the Android handset maker its shiny bundle of $ 300 million S3 patents aren’t infringed by Apple’s iPhone or iPad, and just partially by Mac OS X. The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled two HTC-owned S3 patents aren’t valid infringement cases while restraining the scope of the two others. While ruling Mac OS X were infringing about two  [Read More…]

Retrevo Finds 34% of iPhone Owners Mistakenly Believe Their Device is 4G

Yes, you read the headline correctly. A new – but really difficult to believe – survey from Retrevo shows that more than one-third of iPhone owners are clueless. At least that’s how some are interpreting the findings of the survey. Based on the startling results, 34% of iPhone users incorrectly believe they currently have “4G” cellular technology. If that percentage appears a bit hefty to you, you’re not alone. But assuming the numbers are correct  [Read More…]

Research Finds Older Generation iDevices Still Outsell New Android Products

Click the image to open in full size. Although we have no confirmation of gloating going on inside the Cupertino, California corporate offices of Apple, it wouldn’t be difficult to imagine that happening today on the heels of a new report that speaks to the core strengths of the iDevice line. Based on the research and subsequent findings of Canaccord Genuity technology analyst Michael Walkley, older-generations of Apple’s most popular products – specifically, iPhones  [Read More…]

iFixit Finds 31 Magnets in iPad 2/Smart Cover Teardown

Click the image to open in full size.  It turns out that the magnetic “Smart Covers” introduced in conjunction with the iPad 2 earlier this month are every bit as “magnetic” as they sound. Based on the not-so-surprising findings of the iFixit team, a teardown of the new iPad 2 Smart Cover reveals that 21 magnets are housed in the new accessory with another 10 corresponding magnets built into the iPad 2 itself.  [Read More…]