Evasi0n, the Latest iOS Jailbreak, Crosses 7 Million Downloads!

Within days of its release, Evasi0n, the latest and one of the most touted iOS jailbreaks, has become the fastest to be adopted ever, crossing 7 million downloads since its release on Monday. Evasi0n gives owners of iOS devices much more flexibility and access to the software and allows users to install third party software…

US reaches a Settlement with Macmillan in Infamous Apple e-book Case

Macmillan, one of the five publishing firms accused of being in cahoots with Apple in an e-book price-fixing conspiracy, has now reached a settlement with US authorities. In a official statement, The justice department said that now that the five publishing houses lave settled, Macmillan being the last, the case against Apple will proceed with a trial…

Australian Treasury Department adopts Apple, Leaves BlackBerry by the Wayside!

Close on the heels of becoming the largest Smartphone vendor in the US, Apple has added another feather in its illustrious cap by scoring a major win in Oz. The Australian Department of Treasury will replace its entire fleet of BlackBerry mobile phones with iPhone 5s. The department in the past has always provided BlackBerry…

Does Apple have a Solar Powered iPhone or iPad on the Cards?

Are we likely to see an iPhone or iPad run on solar power in the future? This might not be far-stretched at all in light of a recent patent application made by Apple pertaining to an an integrated touch sensor and solar assembly.

German Student gets 10k from Apple to celebrate 25 billionth iTunes download

When Phillip Luepke downloaded the techno song Monkey Drums from iTunes he had no idea he would be presented a gift card worth 10,000 euros ($13,500) from Apple.  Phillip, 22, of Hanover, Germany, was gifted the card for having the 25 billionth download from iTunes. The iTunes music store hit its 25 billionth download in just under 10 years after being launched in…

Business Users start Mass Exodus from iWork to MS Office

It seems Apple Mac users are now growing weary of iWork, which is Apple’s office suite and the chief rival of Microsoft Office for Mac. Although receiving a strong start, iWork hasn’t been updated significantly since 2009.  Several business owners say that they are fed up with the second-class treatment dished out by Apple and the severe dearth of updates. Not just…

Evasi0n, the First Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone 5 has now been released

Great news for Apple users with devices running iOS 6.x- “Evad3rs”, a dedicated team including some of the best iOS jailbreak authors, has just released Evasi0n, a brand-new jailbreak for iOS 6.x. This will be the first time users will be able to get an untethered Jailbreak on the iPhone 5. Evasi0n will provide users…

Apple, others score a win in California privacy protection suit

A California high court ruled on Monday that Apple Inc and other online retailers did not break the law by mandating consumers to supply their address and phone numbers as a condition of accepting credit card payments.  In a surprise decision, the Court iterated that state privacy protections for credit cards do not extend to purchases made…

Apple topples Nokia to become leader in the global mobile Internet usage market

Close on the heels of becoming the No1 mobile phone vendor in the US, Apple has crossed another milestone by dethroning Nokia to become the leading Smartphone in terms of Internet usage worldwide on handsets, according to a report.   The Mobile behemoth from Finland which lead the mobile devices Internet usage market with a 37.67 per cent share last year, has now dropped…

FTC issues stringent guidelines for Mobile Applications

In a much anticipated move, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a set of guidelines for mobile phone makers and mobile app developers, in a bid to safeguard users’ privacy. The report includes recommendations such as advising companies to obtain consumers’ consent before including location tracking in software and applications, consider designing icons with some symbol depicting…