Upcoming “Slices” Tweak Lets You Run Multiple Instances of the Same App

Upcoming “Slices” Tweak Lets You Run Multiple Instances of the Same App

One of the most oft-requested iOS features–which has yet to actually land in an update to the operating system–is the hopeful inclusion to one day have the option of multiple user accounts, especially on iPad. Many tweaks have come and gone intending to provide this functionality, but a new upcoming tweak by the name of Slices hopes to solve this problem in a slightly different way–bringing multiple running instances to each of your apps.

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New Video compares alleged iPhone 6 case with iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3

New Video compares alleged iPhone 6 case with iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 and Samsung Galaxy Note 3

As we all know by now, the iPhone 6 is expected to pack a larger display compared to the current crop of iPhones. And now, the folks at Unbox Therapy have accessed the alleged case of the 4.7 inch iPhone 6 and compared it with the iPhone 5s, Google’s flagship Nexus 5 and Samsung’s phablet, the Galaxy Note 3.

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Apple’s Q2 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Apple’s Q2 2014 Results: By The Numbers

Yesterday,  Apple posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per diluted share in the second fiscal quarter of 2014 (first calendar quarter of 2014), compared to revenue of $43.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $9.5 billion, or $10.09 per diluted share in the year-ago quarter.

As expected, Apple revealed a lot of stats and numbers during its Q2 2014 earnings call. We take a close look at those numbers below.

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Get More Power To Chew On with Gum Plus Battery Pack [Deals Hub]

Get More Power To Chew On with Gum Plus Battery Pack [Deals Hub]

Have you ever seen a person who keeps an extra battery with them just in case the one on their phone dies? You don’t need to be one of those people when you have a portable charger that can fill up your phone or tablet without requiring you to do any extra work. Keep an extra blast of battery in your back pocket with the Gum Plus Battery Pack from Just Mobile. It’s on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Apple left users exposed to serious public security flaws for weeks: Former Apple security expert

Apple left users exposed to serious public security flaws for weeks: Former Apple security expert

Kristin Paget, a security researcher who worked at Apple until a few months ago, took to her blog to criticise the company for messing up the schedule of patching security exploits across iOS and OS X.

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Gregorian brings iOS 7.1 Calendar to iOS 7 devices [Jailbreak Tweak]

Gregorian brings iOS 7.1 Calendar to iOS 7 devices [Jailbreak Tweak]

iOS 7.1 includes a number of interface refinements, bug fixes, improvements, and new features.

It brought back the month and event list combo view in the Calendar app. The view shows a month view at the top, and an event list corresponding to the selected day at the bottom.

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Almost One-Fourth of the HTC One (M8) owners switched from iPhone

Almost One-Fourth of the HTC One (M8) owners switched from iPhone

It’s been almost a month since HTC launched its latest flagship the One M8. A new survey conducted during this period by CompareMyMobile has found that a large number of upgrades came from its predecessor, the HTC One from 2013, which accounted for about 46.18% of all the trade-ins seen during the period. However, the report also reveals that over 23.74% users who upgraded to the new HTC flagship were iPhone customers.

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4.7 inch iPhone 6 sized up against Android smartphones

4.7 inch iPhone 6 sized up against Android smartphones

With the iPhone 6 expected to break cover in Fall later this year, there has been ample amount of doubt regarding how it will fare in terms of size. And to make the guesswork a little easier, MacRumors forum member deuxani has compared the smartphone with several Android flagships that are available in the market today.

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Tim Cook on lack of new product launches in 2014: “It means more to us to get it right than to be first”

Tim Cook on lack of new product launches in 2014: “It means more to us to get it right than to be first”

We’ve all been eagerly waiting for Apple to launch products in new product categories this year. But we are yet to see any new product launches so far.

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iTunes expands to over 800M accounts, $5.2B in purchases and 70B app downloads

iTunes expands to over 800M accounts, $5.2B in purchases and 70B app downloads

During its quarterly earnings conference call for the second quarter of 2014, Apple shared details on its iTunes apps and services ecosystem, which is growing to become an important source of revenue for the company.

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