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Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 with lock screen fix, Evasi0n patch

Apple releases iOS 6.1.3 with lock screen fix, Evasi0n patch

We've known that the update would be coming eventually, and it looks like today's the day. Apple has released iOS 6.1.3 to the masses, and it fixes that stubborn lock screen vulnerability, as well as comes with a ton of map improvements in Japan. The update has begun rolling out, and you should be seeing it soon on your iDevice.

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iPhone 6 concept renderings beg for borderless displays

iPhone 6 concept renderings beg for borderless displays

The photos of the iPhone 6 you're about to see do not tread lightly with those of you who aren't all about keeping their phone safely packed away from the concrete ground you tread on. It should also be made clear that the images you're seeing are mixtures of reality and concept rendering, using a real finger to make you see the rest of the device as real - dust and reflections as well. Once you understand that, hear this: the iPhone 6 you see in less than a year may very well look exceedingly similar to these artist's renditions.

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Evasi0n jailbreak now running on over 14m devices

Evasi0n jailbreak now running on over 14m devices

Four days after the highly-anticipated iOS 6 jailbreak, 7 million iOS devices were running the hacked firmware. Now, exactly one month after the jailbreak's release, over 14 million iOS devices are running Evasi0n, with 23 million iDevices running all versions of a jailbreak, both past and present.

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iOS 6.1.3 comes with Evasi0n jailbreak fix

iOS 6.1.3 comes with Evasi0n jailbreak fix

The latest version of iOS 6.1 is currently being beta tested as we speak, and the update will end up fixing that pesky lock screen vulnerability that's probably not as huge of a deal as people are making it, but nonetheless, it's there. However, iOS 6.1.3 also comes with a fix that finally blocks the infamous Evasi0n jailbreak.

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iOS 6.1.3 update to fix lock screen vulnerability

iOS 6.1.3 update to fix lock screen vulnerability

Apple released iOS 6.1.2 a couple of days ago that fixed the annoying Microsoft Exchange bug plaguing numerous iOS devices. However, it didn't address the recent lock screen exploit that allows nosy eyes to get a peek at your contacts and photos. However, iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 was just seeded to developers, and it looks like this update will fix the vulnerability.

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Evasi0n jailbreak updated for iOS 6.1.2. untethered

Evasi0n jailbreak updated for iOS 6.1.2. untethered

On February 4, the folks behind Evasi0n released the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1. Not long after, Apple rolled out the iOS 6.1.2 update to deal with some issues with the mobile operating system, and Evad3rs - the team responsible for the jailbreak - got to work. As of today, the evasi0n application has been updated to version 1.4, allowing users to jailbreak iOS 6.1.2 devices untethered

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iOS 6.1.2 rumored for next week to fix lockscreen and Exchange bugs

iOS 6.1.2 rumored for next week to fix lockscreen and Exchange bugs

The latest iOS update has certainly seen its fair share of bugs and vulnerabilities. First, there were problems with users connecting to and syncing with Microsoft Exchange servers, and now there's the lockscreen exploit that allows people to dig into your contacts and photos. However, it's rumored that an update to fix these issues will come as early as next week.

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iOS 6.1 vulnerability allows anyone to bypass lockscreen

iOS 6.1 vulnerability allows anyone to bypass lockscreen

Apple's new iOS 6.1 firmware, even with all of its new features, is still trying to fit in and become a solid upgrade to iOS 5.x. However, it's had its fair share of problems, including battery life issues and connectivity problems. Tack one more on, though, because now it looks like anyone can break into your device, even if you have it password protected.

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iOS 6.1.1 revealed: cellular performance fix aboard

iOS 6.1.1 revealed: cellular performance fix aboard

This afternoon an over-the-air update to the iPhone has been appearing for users across the USA, this upgrade including an issue "that could impact cellular performance and reliability" in the device. At this very moment it appears that the iPhone 4S will be included in the first wave of upgrades and that no other issues are being listed by Apple as the software change comes about. This update comes through less than a month after the initial iOS 6.1 update hit iPhones around the world.

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Evasi0n jailbreak sees 7 million iOS devices hacked in four days

Evasi0n jailbreak sees 7 million iOS devices hacked in four days

The latest jailbreak, dubbed Evasi0n, has been the most popular jailbreak ever, with over 7 million iOS devices tampered with since the jailbreak's launch four days ago. This is according to Jay Freeman, the man behind the jailbreak app store Cydia, who says he noticed around 7 million iOS 6 devices roaming his store.

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iOS 6.1.1 beta released to developers

iOS 6.1.1 beta released to developers

Apple released iOS 6.1 just early last week, and now the company has already seeded the first beta for iOS 6.1.1 to developers. It doesn't seem like a huge update at first glance, but there are some key improvements that are worth noting. Most importantly, Apple has worked on some major enhancements to its Maps app for Japanese users.

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iOS 6.1 jailbreak sees massive numbers, Cydia usage spikes

iOS 6.1 jailbreak sees massive numbers, Cydia usage spikes

Yesterday, the iOS 6.1 jailbreak officially released to the public, and it essentially was a scramble for millions of iOS 6 users, similar to how someone announces there's free food in the break room, and everyone dashes in to get their share. It turns out that the release saw a huge wave of users join in on the jailbreaking fun, and even Cydia became overloaded, resulting in errors that left users without tweaks for now.

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