Mar 20


Apple has just released iOS 6.1.3 to the public and includes minor enhancements including a fix for a passcode security bug, improvements to Maps in Japan and it addresses at least one of the security holes used by the evasi0n jailbreak tool. So if you love your jailbroken device, do not update! Everybody else, do update, since it fixes a vulnerability that has been discovered in iOS 6.1 that can be exploited to bypass passcode locks on iOS devices. » Apple Releases iOS 6.1.3 With Passcode Bug Fix, Japanese Maps Enhancements, But Kills Evasi0n Jailbreak

Mar 19


The New York Times reports that the comedy website famous for its short video clips “Funny or Die” had made its own Jobs movie, called “iSteve” and planned to unveil it online on April 15. Justin Long will portray Jobs, who also played as ‘Mac’ in the Mac vs. PC ad campaign that Apple ran for a number of years. » Funny or Die Makes a Steve Jobs Movie, To Be Released April 15

Mar 19


Last week Samsung unveiled their new Galaxy phone, the Galaxy S4 to compete with Apple’s iPhone 5. It includes some new software features and nice hardware including a 5-inch HD display with 441 ppi, 2 GB RAM, 13-megapixel camera and a very fast processor. Primate Labs did a speed test of the Galaxy S4 comparing it to a number of other smartphones including the HTC One, LG Nexus 4, BlackBerry Z10 and the iPhone 5. And according to the Geekbench ranking system the Galaxy S4 is twice as fast as the iPhone 5. » Galaxy S4 Benchmarks Almost Twice As Fast As The iPhone 5

Mar 18


Upcoming tweak “BadgerTweak” allows users to view notifications by tapping the app’s notification badge on the SpringBoard. The tweak is still in development but, according to the tweak’s official Twitter account, it’s coming soon to Cydia. » Upcoming Cydia Tweak “BadgerTweak” For Quickly Viewing Notifications [jailbreak]

Mar 17


Apple added a new web campaign to their website called “Why You’ll Love an iPhone” and comes with all-new graphics, a new “Why iPhone” page, and an email promotion. The “Why iPhone” page shares a number of features and highlights of the iPhone such as Apple’s J.D. Power customer satisfaction awards, the iPhone’s design, Retina display, battery life, A6 chip, and more. » Why You’ll Love an iPhone: New Apple Web Campaign

Mar 16


Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities “who has a reliable track record in predicting Apple’s future product plans” got some new details about the low-cost iPhone. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple’s new entry-level handset will have a 4-inch display, matching the size of the iPhone 5. The phone will also have a “super-thin plastic casing mixed with glass fiber”, between 0.4 and 0.6 millimeters thick, and will be available in 4-6 colors. » Lower-Cost iPhone: 4-Inch Display, Super-Thin Plastic and Fiberglass Shell In 4-6 Colors [rumor]

Mar 16


According to The Hollywood Reporter Ashton Kutcher’s Jobs has reportedly been delayed for an undetermined amount of time so distributors could have more time to market the movie. The film had a planned release of April 19 after it was screened at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year. » Release of Ashton Kutcher’s “Jobs” Delayed

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