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iOS 6.1 tethered jailbreak out now, iPhone 5 support rumored for February 3

iOS 6.1 tethered jailbreak out now, iPhone 5 support rumored for February 3

iOS 6.1 officially rolled out today, and already it's been hacked into and jailbroken. Courtesy of Redsn0w, pre-A5 iPhone and iPod Touch devices are now able to jailbreak on iOS 6.1. Granted, it's a tethered jailbreak, but it's better than nothing if you really want to update. Furthermore, an untethered jailbreak that will support the iPhone 5 is said to be arriving on February 3.

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iOS 6.1 released: LTE and iTunes Match boosted

iOS 6.1 released: LTE and iTunes Match boosted

This morning Apple has revealed iOS 6.1 for their most modern mobile device lineup, this download and upgrade available over-the-air for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models currently carrying iOS 6.0. This upgrade includes several updates to the system including, first of all, LTE support for a brand new set of carriers for the iPhone 5 (and perhaps the iPad lineup as well), a full list of which you can find on Apple's iPhone 5 carrier page. Next you'll find iTunes Match compatibility with individual song downloads from iCloud - you've never had that before, believe it or not!

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After Apple’s 2012, a “prolific” 2013 could shake the industry

After Apple’s 2012, a “prolific” 2013 could shake the industry

This week Apple's Tim Cook made no effort to hide his excitement over the success Apple has had over its first fiscal quarter of 2013, letting investors know that it's largely because of the products of 2012 that this good time for the company is driven into the future. Back when Cook promised us big things in 2012 early last year, we saw new iterations of essentially every product Apple had on the market, along with a couple new ones to boot. Cook's affirmation here at the beginning of 2013 could very well mean big things for the company through the next 12 months as far as production goes - just as long as the supply chain Apple relies on doesn't get in the way.

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Vine app Review: video Tweets unleashed!

Vine app Review: video Tweets unleashed!

It's time to get real with Vine, Twitter's newest and perhaps most bold introduction of a service since their inception as a mobile-friendly service. Here with Vine you're invited to create 6-second videos that you construct instantly of one single shot or a series of shots by pressing the center of your smart device's display. The results are posted to Twitter (and Facebook, if you like) as well as on Vine's own server, these videos then able to be viewed near-instantly by your connected associates.

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iOS 6 “Newsstand as app folder” trick discovered

iOS 6 “Newsstand as app folder” trick discovered

The Newsstand app, which was introduced in iOS 5, can be rather annoying if you don't take advantage of reading magazines and periodicals on your iOS device -- it just sits there taking up space on your home screen. If your device is jailbroken, you can hide the app with a simple tweak, but non-jailbroken users will have to deal with. However, a new tweak was recently discovered that allows non-jailbroken users to "hide" apps in the Newsstand folder.

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Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

Temple Run 2 reaches #1 in less than 12 hours

It's now just about half a day since the follow-up to one of the most popular free games in the history of mobile devices has been released, and Temple Run 2 is already at the very top of the charts in the iTunes App Store. While it's not quite there yet in the Top Grossing category, it's right in at first place in the list of free apps on the market right this minute. That's beating out Google Maps, Ruzzle, and Angry Birds RIO (newly free as of today).

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Amazon MP3 store now available on iPhone and iPod Touch

Amazon MP3 store now available on iPhone and iPod Touch

If you prefer buying your music through Amazon's own offerings instead of iTunes on your iPhone or iPod Touch, you're in luck. Today Amazon announced that its MP3 store is now available on the iPhone and iPod Touch. However, the service isn't in app form like on Android, but rather through your mobile web browser.

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Apple App Store blasts through 40 billion downloads

Apple App Store blasts through 40 billion downloads

Apple has seen over 40 billion downloads from the App Store, with over 500m active accounts the Cupertino company claims, and nearly half of that 40bn figure being grabbed for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch in 2012. The huge milestone culminated in a record-breaking December, Apple says, where over two billion downloads took place.

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DIY Google Glass puts iOS in front of your eyes

DIY Google Glass puts iOS in front of your eyes

Google may be beavering away on the last stages of Project Glass before the Explorer version arrives with developers, but meanwhile DIY wearable computers are springing up, some with Apple's iOS at their core. A straightforward combination of an iPod touch, off-the-shelf wearable display, Bluetooth camera and a set of safety goggles was enough for AI researcher Rod Furlan to get a glimpse at the benefits of augmented reality, he writes at IEEE Spectrum, though the headset raised as many questions as it provided answers.

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iPhone 5S tipped with iPod colors and larger display

iPhone 5S tipped with iPod colors and larger display

It would appear that Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has some rather colorful ideas about what the next-generation iPhone will be appearing inside 2013. A published analysis of the future of Apple's offerings with a device likely called iPhone 5S has produced the idea that the multiple color cases of the iPod touch from 2012 have paved the way for similar offerings in the smartphone segment. This analysis also suggests that Apple will be busting out with another new screen size, this allowing the iPhone 5S to be offered at a higher price than the iPhone 5.

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Parrot Zikmu Solo Review

Parrot Zikmu Solo Review

We've had our hands on pair of Parrot Zikmu speakers before - back in October of 2010 when they were just offered as a massive multi-colored pair. Here near the end of 2012 we're taking a peek at the newest unit offered up from the same team: the Parrot Zikmu Solo. This time around, Parrot presents a speaker with futuristic connectivity and a love for singularity.

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Sonos adds AirPlay-style streaming from iPhone and iPad music

Sonos adds AirPlay-style streaming from iPhone and iPad music

Sonos has updated its controller apps for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, adding the ability to stream music stored on the iOS devices directly to the multi-room wireless audio system. The new update, which popped up in the App Store today, treats local storage on the phone or tablet just as it does your traditional music collection and online sources such as Spotify, taking on Apple's own AirPlay system in the process.

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