BluePill enhances Facebook and Messenger on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

BluePill enhances Facebook and Messenger on iPhone [Jailbreak Tweak]

While we cover a lot of the smaller jailbreak tweaks that are released through the week in our jailbreak tweak roundups, every once in a while a larger tweak comes along. Most recently it was Hermes and Smart Search, and now we have an extension called bluePill that is worth a look. Read ahead for a closer look at the tweak.

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Ford chooses iPhone over BlackBerry as employees start the transition

Ford chooses iPhone over BlackBerry as employees start the transition

While BlackBerry was once the go-to smartphone for many business individuals, and major corporations around the globe, transitions happen. Based on a statement from a Ford spokesperson, it looks like the auto manufacturer is gearing up to make its own transition.

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Swell Radio service shuts down following Apple acquisition

Swell Radio service shuts down following Apple acquisition

A report from yesterday said that Apple was close to acquiring Swell, the Pandora for talk-radio service, for $30 million. The acquisition seems to have been completed as the Swell website says the service has shut down, and the app has been pulled from the App Store.

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Activator 1.9 released with over 50 new features and changes [Jailbreak Tweak]

Activator 1.9 released with over 50 new features and changes [Jailbreak Tweak]

Ryan Petrich has released the biggest update to Activator in over a year, with the latest version of the popular jailbreak tweak packing over 50 new features and changes. Activator 1.9 is now available on Cydia through the default BigBoss repo, and we have a complete rundown of the updated package ahead. 

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Apple Store in Durham, NC targeted in robbery

Apple Store in Durham, NC targeted in robbery

The Apple Store in Durham, North Carolina, is the location of a recent smash-and-grab robbery, with display models the target of the heist.

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AppleCare+ now covers your iPhone and iPad in Sweden and Mexico

AppleCare+ now covers your iPhone and iPad in Sweden and Mexico

On July 29, Apple officially expanded the availability of its AppleCare+ coverage plan, adding two new countries to the mix for protection of your iPhone and iPad.

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Tampa man accused of wire fraud after scamming Apple out of $309,768

Tampa man accused of wire fraud after scamming Apple out of $309,768

As the most valuable company in the world, you would expect that Apple has top-of-the-line security measures in place to protect against fraud and other crimes. Yet, a 24-year-old man from Florida is accused of scamming the Cupertino-based company out of almost a third of a million dollars right before the eyes of several retail employees. 

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New Evidence hints at delay in iWatch launch

New Evidence hints at delay in iWatch launch

Apple is expected to unveil the highly anticipated iWatch in October. However, recent reports have suggested that the launch of the Apple’s first wearable device could be delayed.

TPK Holdings, Apple’s major touch panel supplier that has been rumored to supply the curved, flexible AMOLED display for the iWatch, provided a guidance for the next quarter that was below analyst expectations.

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Apple TV updated with three new channels, including CNBC and FOX NOW

Apple TV updated with three new channels, including CNBC and FOX NOW

Apple has added three new channels to the Apple TV this afternoon, including the financial news channel CNBC and FOX NOW network.  Just last week, it was rumored that the Apple TV would receive FXNOW and Simpsons World content within 12 months.

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Drive and Charge Multiple Mobile Devices Faster Than Ever [Deals Hub]

Drive and Charge Multiple Mobile Devices Faster Than Ever [Deals Hub]

When you live your life on the go, you don’t have time to plug in to the wall and wait for your phone to charge. You need your phone in your pocket and ready to go when you are. For those who don’t have time to stop, there needs to be a way to keep your phone charged without requiring you to stop. You’ll get exactly that when you have the Spigen Compact Car Charger. It’s on sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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