Following months of rumors and speculation, Apple took the wraps off its highly-anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at its product event on Tuesday afternoon. Advertised as “bigger than bigger,” the iPhone 6 models received a design overhaul, improved hardware specifications under the hood, an entirely new mobile payments platform and several new features.
iPhone jailbreak expert and forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski has published an extensive article that confirms Apple has addressed the various iOS surveillance and forensics vulnerabilities that he brought to light during a presentation at the Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference in July. A number of services that allowed for the collection of personal or the threat of wireless surveillance have been guarded or restricted in iOS 8.
Every week we go through all the jailbreak tweaks that were released and provide you with the best ones that we think you’ll want to check out. This week is no different. Today we have 4 tweaks that you’ll either want to check out now or keep your eye on in the future. So without further ado let’s take a deeper look into CSwitcher, Radiate, VolumeStatus 2, and Faces.
The first segment of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interview on The Charlie Rose Show, which aired on Friday night, is now available online through Hulu. The video is embedded ahead for your convenience, and should be watchable through your Mac or PC and iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The video may have certain regional restrictions.
Apple announced at the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus event that iOS 8 will be released on September 17.
However, it looks like just like the previous beta versions it is possible for non-developers (i.e. without having their iOS device’s UDID registered with a developer account) to install iOS 8 golden master (GM) that was seeded on September 9th.
Samsung has released a new advertisement for the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 smartphone this afternoon, ahead of the handset’s launch in October. The one-minute spot details how the Galaxy Note used to be ridiculed by tech publications for having such a large screen, yet now Apple is imitating the product line with its own 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus.
Apple began accepting pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 12th, receiving an unprecedented number of orders overnight. It now appears that the first batch of those orders are beginning to ship to customers, as Verizon has issued notices to those who pre-ordered with a tracking number and estimated delivery date.
The first segment of a two-part interview with Apple chief executive Tim Cook aired on The Charlie Rose Show last night, in which the head of the world’s most valuable company spoke about creating a larger iPhone, building a health-based service, the Apple-IBM deal, the legacy of Steve Jobs and doubling-down on the secrecy of new products.
Just days ahead of the public release of iOS 8 for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models, Apple appears to have pushed back iCloud Photo Library to a beta feature and removed it from the iOS 8 Golden Master version seeded last week. Apple has also removed any references of iCloud Photo Library from its website.