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Saurik: Cydia Paid $8 Million To Jailbreak Devs Last Year, 1.5 Million Devices Use The App Every Day [JailbreakCon]

Jay Freeman, also known as “saurik,” runs Cydia, the jailbreak alternative to the App Store.

SAN FRANCISCO, JailbreakCon 2012 — Jay ‘saurik’ Freeman just finished his presentation at JailbreakCon, and the creator of Cydia gave some interesting numbers regarding the jailbreak storefront. According to Freeman, Cydia developers were paid an estimated $ 8 million in sales last year. While it’s difficult for Freeman to specifically track the number of jailbroken iOS devices that  [Read More…]

Future Publishing Sells Over $8 Million In iPad Magazines

UK-based Future publishing announced earnings over the past year, claiming over $ 8 million in digital magazine sales, with over 12 million app downloads and five million subscribers. It offers its array of tech and sports themed magazines via Apple’s Newsstand and “container apps,” like Zinio.

The company announced today that the success really only came after Newsstand was released, a little under a year ago. “Sales of digital editions  [Read More…]

New iPhone 5 Chip Means It Might Come To China Mobile’s 700 Million Customers

The iPhone 5 is packed with all sorts of neat new hardware internals that Apple has poured their energy and R&D dollars into. Its camera is ridiculously thin, and the processor has been custom designed and manually layed out for maximum efficiency, but there’s another new hardware feature no one’s talking about.

One secret of the iPhone 5 is that it contains a chip that may have been included just so it  [Read More…]

Apple Announces iPhone 5 Sales Top Five Million In First Weekend

iPhone 5 is selling like hot cakes covered in chocolate sprinkles.

Apple has announced that iPhone 5 sales surpassed a whopping five million units in just three days following the handset’s launch on Friday, September 21. Demand for the device has exceeded Apple’s initial supply, and while the majority of pre-orders have been shipping, many are scheduled to arrive in October, according to the Cupertino company.

The iPhone 5 made its  [Read More…]

Square Valued at 3.25 Billion, Raises $200 Million In Latest Round Of Funding, Is Also Ready To Take Over The World

Making more money than with just your credit card transaction fees.

Closing its fourth round of funding, the mobile credit card processing company just raised $ 200 million, making it worth a staggeringly large $ 3.25 billion. The company, built by Jack Dorsey of Twitter fame, allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or other compatible mobile device, to accept credit cards. Square is widely seen as the industry leader in the mobile  [Read More…]

Vodafone U.K. Prematurely Announces It Has Half A Million Nano-SIMs Ready For iPhone 5

Vodafone micro-SIM vs. nano-SIM.

On Tuesday, it was reported that Vodafone Germany hadreceived its stock of nano-SIMs for the upcoming iPhone 5, which is expected to launch on September 21. Vodafone U.K. has now confirmed prematurely! that it, too, has received half a million nano-SIMs, which are ready to ship to early iPhone 5 adopters.

The carrier made the announcement in a blog post earlier today, which was quickly pulled  [Read More…]

Wall Street On iPhone 5: Apple Expected To Sell 8-10 Million By End Of September

You might have heard that Apple is set to unveil a new iPhone tomorrow. Wall Street certainly has, and analysts have been predicting how many units Apple will sell out of the gate. Anticipation for the iPhone 5 is ridiculously high, and Apple is expected to shatter the records it set with the 4S last year.

While estimates vary, the general consensus is that Apple will sell between 8-10  [Read More…]

Apple Design Guru Jony Ive Drops $17 Million For A Classy House In San Francisco

That’s ‘Sir’ Jonathan Ive to you.

Renowned and long-time Apple executive Jony Ive has purchased a $ 17 million home on San Francisco’s exclusive “Gold Coast.” The 45-year-old designer behind products like the iMac, iPhone, and iPad is now the owner of a7,274-square-foot abode overlooking the bay area.

Given Ive’s British heritage, it’s only fitting that his new house features its owncourtyard garden and “cathedral” ceilings. Not too shabby, even for a  [Read More…]

AntiSec Probably Stole 12 Million UDIDs From An App Publisher, Not The FBI

First, AntiSec leaked a ton of iPhone and iPad UDIDs to the public, claiming they hacked them off an FBI laptop. The FBI responded and said there was no way the UDIDs came from them. Then Apple jumped in and said that they totally didn’t give anyone 12million UDIDs. But 12million UDIDs were still leaked and people are still wondering how the heck AntiSec got them.

A few theories have been  [Read More…]

AntiSec Probably Stole 12 Million UDIDs From An App Publisher, Not The FBI

First, AntiSec leaked a ton of iPhone and iPad UDIDs to the public, claiming they hacked them off an FBI laptop. The FBI responded and said there was no way the UDIDs came from them. Then Apple jumped in and said that they totally didn’t give anyone 12million UDIDs. But 12million UDIDs were still leaked and people are still wondering how the heck AntiSec got them.

A few theories have been  [Read More…]