AT&T to begin testing 5G this year, speeds to be 10 to 100 times faster than 4G LTE

Beginning this year AT&T will start running tests on 5G wireless technology. According to the Big Blue network, the more precise lab tests will start sometime in the second quarter, and then outdoor, or field tests, will take place over the summer months. The network, based on its official statement, suggests that 5G will impact overall speeds for its subscribers in a big way, speculating that speeds will increase 10 to 100 times when compared to 4G LTE — the current frontrunner for wireless networks in the United States.

Apple Watch could soon adjust iPhone volume based on ambient noise

Apple has been researching software solutions that would tap into a user’s Apple Watch to intelligently adjust an iPhone’s alert volume on the fly, by monitoring and comparing ambient sound samples.

Meteor: adds current temperature and weather conditions to the Weather app icon

You can call me weatherman. Everyday before going outside my home I must check the weather to find out whether if the weather is beautiful or not. Meteor is an upcoming jailbreak tweak that will add current temperature and weather condition to the weather app icon.

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 public beta 3 with Night Shift, secure Notes, and more

Two days after seeding iOS 9 beta 3 and OS X 10.11.4 beta 3 to developers, Apple has made the updates available to public testers. Folks who are registered in the company’s Beta Software Program can now install the new firmware on their various devices.

Apple Music coming to Sonos tomorrow

As of today, owners of Sonos systems around the world can stream Apple Music directly through their wireless speaker hardware, the company announced. Anyone with an Apple Music subscription, or even a free trial, can stream any song from Apple’s catalog to their Sonos speakers.

What you need to know about the Sparkle vulnerability affecting some OS X apps

A third-party framework, Sparkle, used by many popular Mac apps to deliver automatic updates has made them vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks that can be used to install malicious code on your Mac.

Error 53: Apple could get sued over iPhone bricking

Apple has a thing for security, and, as is the case with anything with Apple, they’ve got their own outlook on what that means. Even if it means bricking devices.

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 3 with Verizon Wi-Fi Calling and more

Apple has seeded the third beta for iOS 9.3 to developers. The software is available to members of the Apple Developer Program and can be deployed on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices running a prior beta as an over-the-air download in Settings → General → Software Update.

How to watch Super Bowl 50 on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

On Sunday evening, millions of people will gather around their TV sets to watch Super Bowl 50. The game features the Denver Broncos taking on the Carolina Panthers, and kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 (ET).

Apple no longer signs iOS 9.2 firmware, so you can no longer downgrade from iOS 9.2.1

Apple has stopped signing iOS 9.2, more than two weeks after releasing iOS 9.2.1. This means that users won’t be able to downgrade from iOS 9.2.1 to iOS 9.2, and will get Error 3194 informing you “This device isn’t eligible for the requested build”.

iPhone 5se to come in Bright Pink, Silver and Space Gray

In the last couple of days we've seen some rumors claiming that Apple is working on a 4-inch iPhone that said to be called iPhone 5se. Earlier today we've got a new report from the guys at Macotakara claiming that Apple's iPhone 5se will come in bright pink, silver and space grey.

iOS 9 is bricking iPhones that have unofficial components from third-party repairers

The Guardian on Friday reported that unauthorized third-party repairs to the iPhone 6’s Touch ID Home button will brick the device as soon as iOS 9 is installed. Of course, we all know that using an unauthorized repair service not only voids warranty but puts oneself at risk of having a sub-par component that isn’t sanctioned by Apple.

Here's how to play hidden Chess game in Facebook Messenger on iPhone

Facebook Messenger is one of the most popular social apps that lets you chat with your friends and make free video/voice calls, but did you know that it has an awesome little secret ? With just a few simple commands, you can play a built-in chess game that requires no additional apps on iPhone, iPad, and in your browse.

Apple Maps gains support for 20 new Flyover locations, traffic data support in Taiwan, and more

Apple has updated its Maps backend with nearly two-dozen new cities now supporting the Flyover feature. In addition, the company has activated live Traffic data for Taiwan and added Finland to the list of countries that support iOS 9’s Nearby feature. Three-dimensional Flyover data has been added to five new cities in the United States, with additional Flyover views now available in various cities across Europe, Africa and Japan.

Court orders Apple to pay $625 million in damages to VirnetX over patent dispute

Apple has been ordered by a federal jury in east Texas to pay $625 million for patent infringement, Reuters reported late Wednesday. The jury found the iPhone maker guilty of using VirnetX’s security technology without its permission.

In Shenzhen, you can upgrade your 16GB iPhone to 128GB for around $60

When deciding what iPhone to buy so you end up with the right amount of storage capacity, you can get the bare-bones $16GB model, or you can end up with an upgraded 64GB, or 128GB model, which are probably your best bets with the new video cameras capable of recording at 4K quality.

SwiftKey acquired by Microsoft for $250 million

After acquiring various startups behind popular apps like Accompli and Sunrise Calendar, Microsoft is now acquiring SwiftKey, the developers of the popular keyboard with the same name for iOS and Android for $250 million. The company has not announced its acquisition yet, but the Financial Times report that a announcement from Microsoft is due for later this week.

Pangu Jailbreak Team recommends updating to iOS 9.2.1

Windknown, one of the core Pangu Jailbreak Team members, recently posted a technical article explaining the security and vulnerability fixes found in iOS 9.2 and iOS 9.2.1.

Apple said to unveil new 4-inch iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 and new Apple Watch bands on March 15

Sources of 9to5Mac claims that Apple is looking to hold an event on March 15th next month to unveil the iPhone 5se, iPad Air 3 and new bands for the Apple Watch.

iOS 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3 Untethered Jailbreak Demonstrated [Video]

We haven’t seen a public jailbreak release for iOS since the Pangu 9 jailbreak for iOS 9.0.2, and as a result of the slowness in the jailbreak scene, many are either stuck without a jailbreak or are living without the latest features Apple brings to the table in current iOS releases.
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