Microsoft unveils the $499 Surface 3 running Windows 8.1

Microsoft on Tuesday upped the ante in the tablet race by announcing a new version of its Surface tablet/laptop hybrid, the Surface 3. Matching the iPad Air’s starting price, the $499 device is being advertised as Microsoft’s lightest, thinnest and least expensive tablet yet.

Purported iPad Pro casing points to dual ports; could it be USB-C?

Leaked images of the rumored large-screened iPad appear to show a second accessory port on the side that device. The function of the port is unknown, but its appearance suggests it may be an additional lightning or a USB-C port. The pictures of the mockup with the mystery port first appeared on Sina Weibo and were published byHDBlog (Via MacRumors).

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs iPhone 6 Speed Test [Video]

Right now we are going to share with you a comparison video test between Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge and iPhone 6 from the speed test of each device. There will likely be more detailed speed tests and comparison videos come out once the Galaxy S6 launches on April 10th.

Apple launches trade-in program to accept Android smartphones for the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s

As promised, Apple on Monday started rolling out a new trade-in initiative aimed at Android phone owners who would like to upgrade to an iPhone. Part of Apple’s existing Reuse and Recycling Program, the non-iPhone trade-in is now rolling out in the United States and several European countries, including the United Kingdom, France and Italy.

Video: Super Mario 64 HD plays flawlessly on iPhone 6

If you jailbreak your iOS devices, you can access a catalog of emulators that allow you to play classic games like Pokemon and Zelda. But one developer has proven it’s possible to play titles as good as Super Mario 64 HD in Unity on the iPhone 6.

Vex brings Control Center and Notification Center themes to iOS 8

Vex is an upcoming tweak that will give you the ability to theme your Notification Center and your Control Center, just by selecting the theme within the settings and respringing your device. There’s quite a few themes to check out as well.

TaiG team responds to iOS 8.2 Jailbreak release rumors

It was widely speculated that TaiG team will release an iOS 8.2 jailbreak on March 27th, during the 2015 Mobile Security Summit, which was organized by them.

Intel’s new 3D NAND Technology allows for 10TB or larger drives, improves SSD performance

Micron and Intel have announced the availability of new high-density 3D NAND flash memory. The new memory enables gum stick-sized SSDs with more than 3.5 terabytes (TB) of storage and standard 2.5-inch SSDs with greater than 10TB of storage.

Apple Watch stores confirmed for London, Paris and Tokyo

Apple on Friday announced (via iGen.fr) grand opening for Apple Watch stores-within-a-store located in high-end department stores in London, Paris and Tokyo. The company’s UK Retail website confirms that the Selfridges Apple Watch shop will open doors to business on Friday, April 10, at 9am local time.

Pangu jailbreak team responds to ‘regional discrimination’

Since releasing its first jailbreak last June, the Pangu jailbreak team from China has been the subject of criticism from other members of the hacking community. Now, in a lengthy post on their blog, the team has addressed some of the “vilification” it has received.

Tim Cook on post-Jobs era after being named Fortune’s ‘World’s Greatest Leader’

It’s officially Tim Cook’s era at Apple as Fortune has named the Apple CEO the ‘World’s Greatest Leader’. After winning the coveted tittle, Cook gave an interview to Fortune in which he reflected on a post-Jobs era and shared interesting tidbits on what it’s like to cope with the pressure that comes with leading such a huge company as Apple.

How to troubleshoot Cydia refresh issues

Facing issues within Cydia store ? Does Cydia stop reloading data ? . This usually has something to do with a bad repo, or a repo that may be unresponsive, offline, etc. If you have a lot of third-party repos added to Cydia, then the chances of you encountering this error increase. In this post, I’ll show you how to successfully troubleshoot this issue, and make it so that Cydia can successfully refresh.

Facebook announces ‘Messenger Platform’ with more than 40 apps

Facebook unveiled at its F8 Developer Conference on Wednesday it will make its Messenger API available to third-party developers, making Messenger a platform, like previously reported.

The early 2015 MacBook Air supports 60Hz 4K external displays

The early 2015 MacBook Air hasn’t been on sale for long, but for anyone that picked one up and was wondering about support for 4K external displays, tests have confirmed good news.

TinyUmbrella can now save local SHSH blobs from device, and that includes iOS 8.1.2

Few days back, Semaphore aka notcom, developer of TinyUmbrella, had released a beta version that allowed you to save SHSH blobs for iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.1.3. He has now released a new version of TinyUmbrella beta (8.2.0.48).

Apple Watch sales strategy: a focus on fashion and upsells

Leading up to the Apple Watch, several different reports have outlined how Apple Stores are going to change the way they work with customers to sell the upcoming wearable.

Apple seeds iOS 8.3 beta 4 to developers, second beta to public testers

Apple has seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.3 to developers, close to two weeks after seeding the third iOS 8.3 beta and roughly a month and a half after releasing the first iOS 8.3 beta.

Apple TV gains three new channels: Tastemade, TED Talks and young Hollywood

Apple continues adding new content sources to its recently-discounted $69 set-top box at a relentless pace, with news Tuesday that Apple TV owners can now enjoy content from TED Talks, Tastemade and Young Hollywood on their TV sets.

Apple stops signing iOS 8.1.3

It looks like that Apple has stopped signing iOS 8.1.3, just two weeks after releasing iOS 8.2.. So what does this mean ? Users won’t be able to downgrade from iOS 8.2 to iOS 8.1.3. This can be confirmed by visiting ipsw.me, a website that provides real-time signing status for iOS firmware files.

Apple now offering Pay decals for businesses to order

In an effort to drive support from businesses, Apple has updated the Apple Pay section of its website with a link to a new Apple Pay supplies website. The website, aimed at businesses and merchants, provides an Apple Pay decal that can be displayed on a storefront window. 
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