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iOS 6.1.3 patches up Evasi0n jailbreak: hold your updates

iOS 6.1.3 patches up Evasi0n jailbreak: hold your updates

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 6.1.3 unto the public, and it came with a couple of big updates as well as some general bugfixes and performance improvements. However, it also patched up some of the exploits used by the Evad3rs dev team in order to jailbreak iOS 6.1, which means that if you update to iOS 6.1.3, you'll lose your jailbreak.

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Hulu Plus gets all-new design on Apple TV

Hulu Plus gets all-new design on Apple TV

Hulu has been relatively quiet lately as far as any redesigns and updates go, but the company has announced today an all-new design for its app on Apple TV. Hulu says they have redesigned the app "from the ground up" and they have made it easier to get the content that you're looking for on the Apple TV.

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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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Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.2 update rolling out today

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.2 update rolling out today

We've known for several weeks that Verizon's Galaxy Nexus would be updated to the latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, but today the news is official, and Verizon has announced that the rollout will begin today. Verizon has noted that they'll be rolling out the update "in phases," so you may not get the update right away.

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Windows 7 SP1 rolling out tomorrow for those who never updated

Windows 7 SP1 rolling out tomorrow for those who never updated

Windows 7 Service Pack 1 is over two years old now, but apparently there are still users out there who haven't upgraded yet. However, starting tomorrow, Microsoft will be rolling out Windows 7 SP1 via Windows Update to those who don't yet have SP1 installed. While tomorrow will be the big day, the company didn't mention why they've waited this long to push out the update.

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 updates with seamless Windows 8 support

Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 updates with seamless Windows 8 support

With the announcement of Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 back in July, Nuance has released a big update for the "world’s best-selling speech recognition software." NaturallySpeaking 12 now features seamless integration with a few new Microsoft products, including Windows 8, as well as Office 2013 and Internet Explorer 10.

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Apple releases OS X 10.8.3 with Boot Camp improvements and more

Apple releases OS X 10.8.3 with Boot Camp improvements and more

OS X Mountain Lion has been out for less than a year, and already we're seeing the third update come around. This time, we're seeing improvements and bugfixes to Boot Camp, which now supports Windows 8, and the Mac App Store also added support for gift card redemption via webcam, which is a feature that was recently introduced with iTunes 11.

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Facebook introduces cleaner look to Timeline

Facebook introduces cleaner look to Timeline

Facebook may have finally ignored the Timeline at the company's most recent press event when they unveiled the new News Feed that'll be coming shortly, but that doesn't mean they're not making changes. Facebook has introduced a cleaner look to Timeline, and they'll be slowly rolling out the new design over the coming weeks.

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Apple adds and expands Maps flyover in 30 cities

Apple adds and expands Maps flyover in 30 cities

While it may not seem noticeable at first, Apple is continuing to update its Maps app with the addition and expansion of features. Case in point, within the past couple of months, Apple has added and expanded its flyover feature in 30 cities around the world, including locations like Indianapolis, Indiana and Glasgow in Scotland.

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Dropbox desktop client updates with redesign, improved notifications

Dropbox desktop client updates with redesign, improved notifications

Dropbox has been making more of an effort at updating its mobile apps lately while leaving its desktop client by the wayside. However, the cloud storage company released a big update to the desktop client for Windows and Mac that comes with a new look, as well as improved notifications and enhanced sharing features.

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Sony Xperia TL and Xperia J receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Sony Xperia TL and Xperia J receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

The latest devices to receive the honor of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean are Sony's Xperia TL on AT&T and the Xperia J. The carrier announced the news this morning for the Xperia TL, while Sony made their own announcement for the Xperia J. The update obviously come with a handful of new features, including improved notifications and overall bugfixes and speed boosts.

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Gmail Offline and mobile web app get refreshed UI

Gmail Offline and mobile web app get refreshed UI

Google released a new version of Gmail on iOS back in December, bringing with it a new redesign that gave the app a more modern feel. Other features like improved search and integration with Google Calendar were also a big hit. However, the company never bothered to offer the same features in the Gmail mobile web app or in offline mode, until now.

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