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Sn0wbreeze 3.1.3 for Windows brings jailbreak for iPhone 2G, 3G and iPhone 3GS (older bootroms only) which often can preserve your older baseband while upgrading someone to up to date iPhone OS 3.1.3 firmware. Consequently now you can un...
Sn0wbreeze 3.1.3 for Windows brings jailbreak for iPhone 2G, 3G and iPhone 3GS (older bootroms only) which often can preserve your older baseband while upgrading someone to up to date iPhone OS 3.1.3 firmware. Consequently now you can unlock your iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS while using current version of ultrasn0w (for 04.26.08 baseband) or blacksn0w (for 05.11.07 baseband) because they are compatible to work with the respective older baseband versions.Source: top-smartphone-reviews.com
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Apple recently debuted its “Reuse and Recycle” program that allows customers to trade-in their old iPhone for a new one when buying their new device in an Apple retail store . Available only in the US, this program will soon ...
Apple recently debuted its “Reuse and Recycle” program that allows customers to trade-in their old iPhone for a new one when buying their new device in an Apple retail store . Available only in the US, this program will soon expand beyond this launch market and make its debut in the UK and Europe. Continue reading →
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If you’re a user of the popular iOS Flickr app then this next piece of news is for you. The Flickr hosting service has just been updated for iOS 7 and has gained an automatic upload feature as well as a new editing tool. Flickr is a p...
If you’re a user of the popular iOS Flickr app then this next piece of news is for you. The Flickr hosting service has just been updated for iOS 7 and has gained an automatic upload feature as well as a new editing tool. Flickr is a photography app that provides photo-editing tools and filters for its users. Photos saved to Flickr will last a lifetime and users have a terabyte of space, which is claimed to be the largest amount offered by any photo site in the world. The Flickr by Yahoo app for iOS has seen several updates recently, and today a new update to version 2.30.1503 has arrived on the App Store. The update makes full use of the improvements offered by iOS 7, and this latest version means that users can automatically upload photos at full resolution from their iPhone camera roll. The sharing feature is set to ‘private’ by default and works over cellular or Wi-network by default. Users can change this to Wi-Fi only if preferred. Remember that users get a free terabyte of storage, so you don’t need to worry too much about full resolution photos taking up too much space. As well as the new auto upload feature the Flickr editor also now provides auto straighten support, and the update also provides a fix for Google sign-in issues. If you’re new to Flickr then it’s available from iTunes here. It’s a free app and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 6 or later. Are you already a Flickr iOS app user? If so, let us know what you think about the benefits of the latest update for iOS 7 by sending your comments.
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Although there are a number of mobile applications working to replace the printed guidebook for conferences and events, there’s no all-out market leader at this point. In addition, a number of the companies building conferencing ap...
Although there are a number of mobile applications working to replace the printed guidebook for conferences and events, there’s no all-out market leader at this point. In addition, a number of the companies building conferencing apps are focused on larger events, with pricing plans to match. Today, a startup called EXMO is launching its own take on a mobile events platform, with a more social app initially targeting events with less than 1,000 attendees. The company, founded by Todd Goldberg and Karl White, emerged from a Startup Weekend event – which is also just the kind of event that could use an app like this. During its beta period, EXMO was used by 14 Startup Weekend events, in fact, as well as dozens of other smaller-scale or grassroots events, including things like Barcamp, hackathons, food and wine conferences, and more. In total, EXMO has run 100 events to date, with thousands of total attendees. Today, the company is taking the app out of beta, with a number of new features and integrations. Already, EXMO offered several things making it more interesting than some competitors’ apps which only mirror a paper event guide on mobile. Instead, EXMO’s focus has been on allowing organizers to better engage attendees within the app, says Goldberg, who explains that EXMO allows for features like feedback, real-time polls, and other social integrations. At present, EXMO offers Twitter integration, and with today’s launch, event organizers who enter in their information on EXMO’s site can use an “Activity Wall” option, which allows them to display social media content (e.g. Twitter, Instagram, Vine, etc.), event content (speakers, sessions, announcements), and polls, using TVs and projectors. The Activity Walls are customizable and colorful, and can also help to engage attendees who haven’t yet downloaded the mobile app itself. Another feature which helps to differentiate the app from others in the space is its support for user-created social events. “Let’s say attendees want to plan their own happy hour or meetup while they’re at the event, they can do that through the app,” says Goldberg. “It’s a way for attendees to create their own ‘unofficial’ sessions.” There quite a few things EXMO is still working on, of course, given its early stage – the app has been in active development for roughly nine months, and until recently EXMO was just a two person team. (Now there are a few more people helping out, but not full-time.) The company is working to refine the experience and design, better integrate Twitter and other social media services, improve the organizer analytics, and more. In the meantime, EXMO has partnered with Eventbrite – which incidentally, owns an events app of its own with Lanyrd. EXMO’s team is “launching” the app from the Eventbrite offices today, in fact. With this integration, event organizers can now sell tickets in the app and on their promotional pages. (Currently, when organizers create their event, they get a promo page that they can share on social media or through email. These pages can also point users to the app download.) Ticket sales data from Eventbrite have also been added to the event organizer’s dashboard. EXMO’s pricing model is currently freemium-based with a free version of the app for events with up to 50 attendees. It’s then $2 per head afterwards, with decreasing pricing the larger number of attendees. Though Goldberg says it’s too early to discuss revenues, so far around 25% of the events it has run have been paid. EXMO is currently bootstrapping, but may be looking to raise outside funding in a month or so to continue its growth. Though there are many conferencing apps much further along than EXMO, including DoubleDutch (which just raised $10 million in Series C funding), Guidebook, Quickmobile, plus more social apps like Bi
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The 5 Best AT&T Smartphones [October, 2013] is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile.Those who are looking to buy an AT&T smartphone during the month of October are going to encounter a solid lineup chock full of big name smartp...
The 5 Best AT&T Smartphones [October, 2013] is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile.Those who are looking to buy an AT&T smartphone during the month of October are going to encounter a solid lineup chock full of big name smartphones. And while the sheer amount of choice is a great thing for smartphone shoppers, it’s going to make selecting a new AT&T smartphone a difficult task for those who don’t keep up with the times. AT&T has taken great strides to ensure that it’s still a popular destination with smartphone shoppers in the United States. In addition to announcing a new AT&T Next program that allows users to upgraded more regularly, the carrier has also been rapidly expanding its 4G LTE network in an effort to catch up to Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest 4G LTE service provider. In addition, AT&T has made sure that it has a smartphone lineup full of solid smartphone choices including several of the biggest names in the business. The carrier has also offered its customers a lot of choice and right now, consumers have more choice than ever as the crop of high-end smartphones from earlier in the year have joined forces with several new top-of-the-line smartphones. The addition of these big name devices means that shoppers looking to head to AT&T’s 4G LTE network have a ton of choice when it comes to the smartphone that they want. AT&T offers some of the best iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices on the market, making it an extremely tempting carrier for those who are coming off-contract or wanting to make a switch. Of course, massive lineups also make things complicated for many buyers as the amount of options can often be overwhelming to those that don’t follow the smartphone world closely. In an effort to make the decision a little easier for those who might be struggling, here are the five devices that we consider to be the five best AT&T smartphones for the month of October, 2013. iPhone 5s Last month, Apple and AT&T released the iPhone 5s, the successor to the iPhone 5, and already it has ascended to the top of the smartphone heap as one of the premier options on Ma Bell’s 4G LTE network. Combining a new A7 processor, upgraded 8MP camera, new color options and a fingerprint reader for added security, the iPhone 5s is a device that should be on the top of AT&T smartphone shopping lists. Buyers can also feel comfortable buying the device with a new two year contract as Apple typically provides software support for three years, meaning, the device should get iOS 10. HTC One The HTC One remains a solid option on AT&T thanks to hardware that has endured, software that continues to get better and a price tag that continues to drop through third-party retailers like Amazon. The company’s flagship remains one of the best options for those looking to get something other than the iPhone with its metal design, brilliant display and fantastic camera just a few of the highlights. With Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, Sense 5.5 and Android 4.4 KitKat on the way, things are only going to get better for the HTC One. Samsung Galaxy S4 Like the HTC One, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is still a top option on AT&T and shows no signs of slowing down. The device’s hardware remains top-of-the-line, the software will keep improving and the price tag will continue to fall, especially as we get closer to Black Friday. The Galaxy S4 price was cut on its release date at some retailers. The Galaxy S4 is built to last and we expect Samsung to offer at least two major updates to the Galaxy S4 in the coming months with Android 4.3 and Android 4.4 KitKat on the agenda. This should make those looking for a new two year contract feel at ease. What’s more is that this phone is available for cheap through places like Amazon and that price should continue to fall as we head through to November. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 only recently launched on AT&T’s network but alrea
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A review unit of the new HP Chromebook 11 just arrived and I can already tell the improved display will make some people happy. To my eyes, the IPS display looks clearer and colors appear more vivid than on my older Chromebooks — s...
A review unit of the new HP Chromebook 11 just arrived and I can already tell the improved display will make some people happy. To my eyes, the IPS display looks clearer and colors appear more vivid than on my older Chromebooks — save for the Pixel — even though most of them have the same 1366 x 768 resolution. The aspect ratio makes the screen look wider too. But rather than tell you about the new Chromebook 11, why don’t I just show you? Here’s a brief look at the new device, what’s in the box, the specs and a walk around the hardware. Note: I decided to try something new and provide a true first person perspective with this video, so I used Google Glass. As a result — even after stabilizing the video — the camera won’t be steady, so you’ve been warned! I’ll either work on keeping my head straighter the next time or simply revert back to a camera and tripod in the future. Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro:Subscriber content. Sign up for a free trial.Disruptapalooza 2011: how Amazon’s Kindle is changing the portable media gameThe future of mobile: a segment analysis by GigaOM ProThe connected planet: Smartphones aren’t the only player
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We’ve covered some intense drop tests on Apple’s newest iPhones before, but today, we bring to you a slo-mo video of a blue iPhone 5c and a gold iPhone 5s being shot with a .50 cal rifle. Continue reading →
We’ve covered some intense drop tests on Apple’s newest iPhones before, but today, we bring to you a slo-mo video of a blue iPhone 5c and a gold iPhone 5s being shot with a .50 cal rifle. Continue reading →
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I would say ‘spoiler alert,’ but I’m sure it’s far too late for that. Photos of shells and components belonging to Apple’s fifth-generation tablet have been bouncing around the web since January of this year...
I would say ‘spoiler alert,’ but I’m sure it’s far too late for that. Photos of shells and components belonging to Apple’s fifth-generation tablet have been bouncing around the web since January of this year. But these new images offer an extremely clear look at the so-called iPad 5—perhaps the best we’ve seen thus far. And they give us a really good idea of what we can expect to see from Apple later this month…(...)Read the rest of New photos offer clear look at Apple’s upcoming iPad 5 "New photos offer clear look at Apple’s upcoming iPad 5" is an article by iDownloadBlog.com. Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
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There is one pre-requisite, you need to be on firmware 3.1.2, or have saved your SHSH blobs for iPhone 3.1.2 in order to use sn0wbreeze 1.7 to jailbreak your iDevice on iOS 4. Users of iPhone 3GS (new bootrom) and iPod Touch 2G (MC model...
There is one pre-requisite, you need to be on firmware 3.1.2, or have saved your SHSH blobs for iPhone 3.1.2 in order to use sn0wbreeze 1.7 to jailbreak your iDevice on iOS 4. Users of iPhone 3GS (new bootrom) and iPod Touch 2G (MC model) should note that the jailbreak using Sn0wbreeze 1.7 will be tethered. This means that every time you power off your phone, you will need to connect it to Computer to bring it back on.Source: dkszone.net
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Microsoft's decision to buy Nokia's handset division signaled its intention to build its own smartphone hardware but this still isn't enough to get Candy Crush Saga onto the Windows Phone platform. In an interview with Bloomberg, King ga...
Microsoft's decision to buy Nokia's handset division signaled its intention to build its own smartphone hardware but this still isn't enough to get Candy Crush Saga onto the Windows Phone platform. In an interview with Bloomberg, King game designer Tommy Palm says that his company is still taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to bringing its hugely popular game Candy Crush Saga to Microsoft's mobile operating system. Specifically, he and other app developers tell Bloomberg that they need to see Microsoft grow the Windows Phone user base enough to make it worth their time and money.Continue reading...
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