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Quick round up of today’s Apple event

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

If you missed Apple’s livestream from Yerba Buena today, here’s a quick round up of what they have introduced to the world:

– 9 million iPhones were sold in the first weekend.

– 64% of iDevices are now running iOS 7

– Craig Federighi presented the new OS X – Mavericks – faster, more optimized and stable, and guess what, it’s completly FREE from now on and available today!

– New 13″ and 15″ MacBook Pros with Retina Display – starting from $ 1,999 – available today! Read the rest


Watch live the Apple event starting at 10:00 a.m. Pacifit time

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

Apple has updated its website’s front page with a big banner asking us to watch streaming video from this special event and learn more about their exciting announcements. You can watch this event from any iOS device you have. Don’t forget, it will start at 10:00 a.m. Pacifit time, and as we said before, Apple has alot left to cover.

Probably you’ll be able to watch the live stream from Safari on your Mac or PC also by following this link. Read the rest


How to identify counterfeit and imitation Lightning connector accessories

Written on October 22nd, 2013 | by neluttu

You may have heard that Apple recommends using only accessories that are certified by Apple and come with the “Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad” logo. Through this page, the fruit company shows you how to identify counterfeit or imitation lightning accessories.

Some companies manufacture accessories that are similar to Apple lightning cables and connectors, but are not certified by Apple and they can cause issues when used with your favourite iDevice. Some of these issues might be:

– Device damage – your iDevice might get really damaged by using a conterfeit lightning connector / cable
– Syncing issues – you might losed data while syncing your device to your Mac / PC
– Cable damage – in some cases, some cables will deteriorate fast
– Charging issues – your iDevice won’t fully charge its battery
– Cable doesn’t fit properly
– Connector end falling off
– Excessive heat in the connector

Cables and accessories manufactured by Apple have a Lightning connector and other unique features that distinguish them from cables and accessories not manufactured by Apple. Read the rest


What to expect from Apple’s October 22 event

Written on October 20th, 2013 | by neluttu

Apple says it still has “a lot to cover,” and that’s no exaggeration. This year, we got two new iPhones and new iMacs in september, and Apple is still not done yet.

Based on rumours, we can expect Apple to release the next generations of the iPad and the iPad Mini, OS X Mavericks is already here in GM version, the long awaited Mac Pro will surely be out and of course new upgraded MacBook Pros.

We still want to see new and upgraded AppleTVs, the iPods might need an update. Read the rest


Apple’s October 22 event in London will be live streamed

Written on October 16th, 2013 | by neluttu

Not long ago Apple sent out invitations for the October 22 media event titled “we still have a lot to cover.” Speculators believe it will focus on the new iPad and iPad mini, but also on the new MacBooks and OS X Mavericks.

As said before, the event itself will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and according to a new report, Apple plans to stream the keynote to a separate London satellite event to cater to media members not located in the US. Read the rest


Apple’s ‘Campus 2’ project granted final approval

Written on October 16th, 2013 | by neluttu

According to AppleInsider, the decision follows an identical vote from the city’s planning commission, which gave Apple the go-ahead earlier in October after holding a “shared study session” with members of the public.

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs unveiled the huge project in 2011, noting that the enormous main structure would house 12,000 employees. More importantly, landscaping, greenery and walking paths will cover a large portion of the 150-acre plot, reclaiming land currently obscured by asphalt.

The original price of the build was expected to be near $3 billion, but the budget quickly soared to $5 billion, causing a delay as architects tried to bring down costs. Read the rest


Apple event on October 22nd – “We still have a lot to cover”

Written on October 15th, 2013 | by neluttu

As many expected, today Apple has started sending out invites for a media event on October 22, which is widely thought to be the launch of the next generation of iPad and iPad Mini.

All Things D reports that the event will be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, which Apple has used a lot previously for big announcements.

Apple announcements tend to roll around at about the same time every year, and this time the rumormill suggests Apple will unveil updates to its tablets, though OS X Mavericks and a new MacBook Pro should also get a look-in. Read the rest


iOS 7 adoption rate after 27 days from the official launch date

Written on October 15th, 2013 | by neluttu

iOS 7 adoption rate

Guess what, 27 days have passed since Apple have released it’s newer version of iOS and it seems that it is the most popular version ever because 71% of iDevices out there are already running iOS 7!

Last year when iOS 6 was released, its adoption rate reached only 61% in 30 days from the official launch. iOS 7 really seems to become very popular despide some bad critics regarding the new flat design.

Haven’t updated yet to iOS 7? Are you waiting for a 6.1.3 / 6.1.4 jailbreak? Read the rest


Annoying Find My Friends password input each time you want to use the app

Written on October 14th, 2013 | by neluttu

Find my Friends

I know, it’s annoying! Everytime you want to see where your friends are you need to actually log in with your AppleID. But only if you don’t have a passcode for your iDevice. Users who have set  a passcode for their iDevice don’t need to enter their AppleID password each time they want to track somebody from their Find My Friends app.

That brings us to the next problem. There are users who don’t want to set a passcode for their iDevice. Read the rest


iOS 7 Activation Lock – Removing an iDevice from a previous owner’s account

Written on October 14th, 2013 | by neluttu

iOS 7 activation lock

You must have heard or read by now that iOS 7 has an activation lock option that prevents any unauthorized person to use / erase / restore an iDevice.

That’s really great, but what if you bought an iDevice that is currently activation locked to the previous owner’s account? You sure can’t use it! Unless, the previous owner removes that device from his Find my iPhone list.

For fun, let’s name the previous owner, “Raul”. If you want to activate Raul’s iPhone / iPad or iPod, you’ll have to contact him and ask him to follow these steps to remove the device from his account:

1. Read the rest

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