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Evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 7 is here, with caveats

Evasi0n jailbreak for iOS 7 is here, with caveats

Evasi0n today has released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 7. But before you read any further, understand that jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad is legal, but it will void your warranty. Back up your phone or tablet to iTunes so you can go back in time if you need to do so. Do not jailbreak your iOS device unless you're okay with that risk. Now, on to the details.

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Updated Sonic the Hedgehog 2 lands on Android and iOS

Updated Sonic the Hedgehog 2 lands on Android and iOS

Sega has announced that one of its most beloved classic games from the earlier days of gaming is making a comeback. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 has landed on Android and iOS devices for the first time. This isn't a major overhaul of the classic game graphically, but a porting of a classic to the mobile platforms. The game has the slightly pixilated graphics that we remember from the gaming days gone by.

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SlashGear 101: Apple iBeacon

SlashGear 101: Apple iBeacon

Apple launches iBeacon in its stores today, its hyper-local tracking system which turns iOS 7 smartphones and tablets into mobile terminals capable of interacting with retail displays and flagging up promotions. A much-anticipated feature of iOS 7, iBeacon could well be the next GPS, taking positioning technology indoors and benefiting users and retailers alike, at least in theory. Confused? Read on for the SlashGear 101.

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iOS 7 upgrade rate now over 70% as KitKat sidles into Android OS stats

iOS 7 upgrade rate now over 70% as KitKat sidles into Android OS stats

Apple's iOS 7 continues to outpace iOS 6 in terms of device upgrades, new research has indicated, with more than 70-percent of devices in North America now running the latest platform, as Android 4.4 KitKat makes its tentative first appearance in the Google breakdown charts. iPhone users have been a little more keen to update than their iPad counterparts (74.1-percent versus 63.8-percent) according to Chitika, with the prediction that iOS 7 will "continue to substantially outpace iOS 6 adoption" moving forward.

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NORAD to track Santa this year via apps and PCs

NORAD to track Santa this year via apps and PCs

Parents with kids looking forward to Santa coming on Christmas Eve have been keeping up with where Santa is each year with help from NORAD. NORAD is the North American Aerospace Defense Command that spends most of the year keeping an eye on the security of America. Each year at Christmas NORAD, switches to tracking Santa to the delight of kids everywhere.

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Logitech PowerShell iPhone gamepad hands-on

Logitech PowerShell iPhone gamepad hands-on

The iPhone has already propelled casual gaming into one of the biggest app segments in the industry: now, with iOS 7 and the Logitech PowerShell gamepad, those apps are getting the controller they've been crying out for. Building on the new MFI ("Made For iPhone") controller profile that's part of iOS 7, the $99.99 pad offers a familiar set of controls to clip around an iPhone or iPod touch, as well as a backup battery good for roughly a full charge. We grabbed some hands-on time ahead of the launch; read on for our first impressions.

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iOS 7.1 software update to bring performance boost

iOS 7.1 software update to bring performance boost

Fear not, all you users looking for another update to iOS 7 nary a month after you've seen the first, there's an iOS 7.1 coming your way sooner than later. This week there's an iOS 7.1 beta appearing for developers only, looking to see prime-time for the rest of the world likely before the month is finished (if precedence leads us in the right direction).

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