How to Jailbreak iOS 8.1 – iOS 8 using Pangu

How to Jailbreak iOS 8.1 – iOS 8 using Pangu

To everyone’s surprise, and as we reported first, the Pangu jailbreak for iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 was released earlier today courtesy of a mysterious team of Chinese jailbreak developers.

saurik updates AFC2 for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, giving jailbreakers access to full filesystem over USB

saurik updates AFC2 for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, giving jailbreakers access to full filesystem over USB

Following the release of the Pangu 8 jailbreak for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, saurik has been hard at work at updating Cydia and Substrate. We were quite surprised by how fast they were updated for iOS 8, but saurik today has updated another tweak, AFC2, for iOS 8 — iOS 8.1.

NFC module in the new iPads acts as the Secure Element for Apple Pay

NFC module in the new iPads acts as the Secure Element for Apple Pay

The teardown of the new iPad Air 2 revealed that it comes with a NFC module, something which Apple did not mention anything about in its announcement.

Download the best camera app Camera+ for free for a limited time

Download the best camera app Camera+ for free for a limited time

Camera+ has been one of the best third-party camera apps for the iPhone since a number of years, with features like manual camera controls, editing, photo filters, stabiliser and more.

Apple’s digital music sales reportedly down 13% in 2014, suggesting a big push for streaming in the future

Apple’s digital music sales reportedly down 13% in 2014, suggesting a big push for streaming in the future

One of Apple’s many strengths is iTunes, which has become a prominent source of recurring revenue for the Cupertino-based company recently. However, a new report suggests that digital music sales may have actually dropped, lending credence to rumors that Apple is going to focus on something new moving forward.

iPad Air 2 NFC support could mean small businesses could use it as a cash register

iPad Air 2 NFC support could mean small businesses could use it as a cash register

The iPad Air 2 is equipped with Apple Pay, thanks to the Touch ID sensor embedded within the Home button. Unfortunately for someone who might want to pay at a McDonald’s with their tablet, though, that functionality isn’t supported. So, why does it offer NFC support?

Sprint to add 12-month leasing program to the iPhone for Life program beginning November 14

Sprint to add 12-month leasing program to the iPhone for Life program beginning November 14

Right after Apple officially introduced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the world, Sprint unveiled a new program called “iPhone for Life.” Now they’re expanding the offer.

iPad mini 3 gets the teardown treatment, reveals glued Touch ID Home button and low repairability score

iPad mini 3 gets the teardown treatment, reveals glued Touch ID Home button and low repairability score

Finding out how something ticks, or how easy (or difficult) it is to repair on your own, is an important aspect to our gadgets for quite a few people. For anyone interested to see what makes Apple’s new iPad mini 3 tick, a new teardown is just what you’ve been waiting for.

Grab Two Great Deals to Show Off Your Love for Photography [Deals Hub]

Grab Two Great Deals to Show Off Your Love for Photography [Deals Hub]

Do you love photography? Are you always trying to improve your picture taking skills? There’s nothing wrong with a little showing off, especially when you can take some great shots. We have two deals designed with photography freaks in mind. Save big on a bundle of photography courses from Adobe and show off your passion with the Camera Lens Mug. Both are on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Apple Pay now supports Amazon’s Visa Rewards card

Apple Pay now supports Amazon’s Visa Rewards card

Confirming support for something is one thing, but being able to turn around and activate that support just days after the initial confirmation is something else entirely. Amazon’s quick turnaround means its Visa Rewards members have good news waiting for them.

Tim Cook talks about Apple Pay, Apple Watch and more on his final day in China

Tim Cook talks about Apple Pay, Apple Watch and more on his final day in China

On the last day of his four-day visit to China, Tim Cook stated in an interview to Xinhuanet that he hopes to bring all of Apple’s product and services to China, which is a “key market” for the company.