The iPhone Dev Team has successfully jailbroken the new iPad, but there has been no indication of the release of a jailbreak tool at the moment. MuscleNerd tweeted photos of the Jailbreak along with the disclaimer “Just a first step, still lots of work to do! No ETA!”
It appears that there are several potential paths to a jailbreak:
- We can confirm that the method used to jailbreak the iPad2 4 months ago still works even in 5.1. That means we’ll at least be able to get our foot in the door to get the required kernel dumps on the iPad3. That’s an important step, but by no means is it the end More >
PayPal officially announced the mobile payment solution with the free “PayPal Here” reader and accompanying free iOS and Android application.
PayPal’s system can accept all major credit cards and offers a few more ways to get paid outside of credit cards. Merchants can accept direct PayPal payments and checks, yes hand written checks, in addition to credit cards. The funds (except for payments via check) are available the same day in the user’s PayPal account.
According to a recent report from The Inquirer, Intel’s Sandy Bridge chips known as Xeon E5 are set to launch this week. The report notes that server chips are in the distribution network for several weeks now, which means that manufacturers who plan to utilize the chips, will be able to get them up and running. It is rumored that Apple is expected to use these chips in an updated version of the Mac Pro.
«Boston confirmed to The INQUIRER that Xeon E5 chips have been in the channel for a few weeks now and confirmed to us that it won’t be a paper launch. We have also been shown Xeon E5 More >
According to the Wall Street Journal, AT&T has a new idea: Force app developers to cover the bill.
As smartphones become more and more popular, data usage and the expenses that can go with it are increasingly becoming hot-button topics for wireless customers and carriers alike. Too often we hear stories about smartphone users being charged extra, or having their connection speeds slashed, for heavy data usage.
According to the publishing house, AT&T is said to be tinkering with a service that would put a new tab on app developers. That is, the devs would pay the wireless carrier for some of More >
We previously heard some rumors about the possibility of a new development team working on releasing a new SIM interposer solution similar to the popular Gevey SIM. This would provide iPhone 4S users with the elusive unlock if it was to surface. If the recent video released on YouTube by the folks over at ApplenBerry is true, it would seem that the release of the new Gevey Ultra S will eventually provide unlock satisfaction to the owners of a GSM iPhone 4S.
The video demonstrates the team installing a SIM card in an iPhone 4S using the new Gevey Ultra S interposer. This allows previously More >
In a Building Windows 8 post written by two SkyDrive program managers, Microsoft detailed the SkyDrive Metro, the service’s tight integration with Windows 8, SkyDrive on the desktop, and fetching files through SkyDrive.com.
Store, organize, More >
Rumor mill has it that Microsoft is in talks with record labels on creating a new music service that caters to Xbox and Windows Phone 7. The software giant is planning on creating a delivery service that would supply music service to Xbox as well as the upcoming Windows based phones, according to an exclusive report on CNet.
Considering that the company already possesses music licenses, there’s no mention as to how this service will differ from Microsoft’s Zune Music Pass, which is the music service currently available to Xbox subscribers. It’s still unclear whether Microsoft must acquire More >
A recent report from Digitimes claims that the Android’s new OS dubbed “Jelly Bean” is scheduled to launch at some pint in the second quarter.The publication feels confident enough to quote a number of Taiwanese suppliers claiming that we will see a range of tablet devices and notebooks which are capable of running dual operating systems.
The publication also claims that vendors will be able to add Android 5.0 to a Windows 8-based tablet or notebook, allowing users to switch between the operating systems without a reboot.
Google could be looking at Android 5.0 Jelly Bean as a way to More >
Microsoft officially announced the new branding of it’s upcoming Windows 8 Metro Style logo which will be used across the upcoming operating system. Microsoft also stated that the logo is a Window rather than the traditional flag found in earlier versions of Windows. “We wanted the new logo to be both modern and classic,” says Microsoft’s Sam Moreau.
Microsoft hired high-powered design consultancy Pentagram to come up with the new look. According to Moreau, the firm wanted to move away from the previous Windows logo that looked more like a flag than a window. “Windows’ really is a beautiful More >