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BlurSlide 2 brings back ‘Slide to Unlock’ slider to iOS 8 [Jailbreak Tweak]

BlurSlide 2 brings back ‘Slide to Unlock’ slider to iOS 8 [Jailbreak Tweak]

One of the popular elements of iOS was the unique Slide to Unlock slider on the Lock screen which was replaced in iOS 7. If you wish to bring back the unlock slider to iOS 8, you’d probably be interested in a new jailbreak tweak known as BlueSlide2.

Apple’s online store in the US and UK now accepts PayPal

Apple’s online store in the US and UK now accepts PayPal

Apple today updated its online store in the United States and United Kingdom to add support for PayPal as a payment method. This is the first time that the company has expanded the payment options on its online store to beyond credit and debit cards.

Canadian Competition Bureau looking at Apple’s mobile carrier contracts

Canadian Competition Bureau looking at Apple’s mobile carrier contracts

The mobile carrier contracts that Apple deals with in Canada are under scrutiny from one of the country’s watch dog groups according to a new report.

Apple-1 computer sold by Steve Jobs gets $365,000 at auction

Apple-1 computer sold by Steve Jobs gets $365,000 at auction

The legendary Apple-1 computer, of which only a certain amount were made back in the day, manages to fetch quite a bit of money when it arrives at an auction.

Apple reportedly requires case manufacturers to protect devices from up to 1m drops with new MFi changes

Apple reportedly requires case manufacturers to protect devices from up to 1m drops with new MFi changes

As part of Apple’s Made for iPhone (MFi) licensing program, certain requirements must be made before an accessory can wrap itself around (officially) an iPhone.

Apple and IBM release the first suite of ‘MobileFirst for iOS’ apps for enterprise customers

Apple and IBM release the first suite of ‘MobileFirst for iOS’ apps for enterprise customers

Apple and IBM today released their first wave of made-for-business apps under the IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions moniker. These apps bring IBM’s big data and analytics services to enterprise customers using an iPhone or an iPad. 

Apple TV updated with redesigned YouTube app with ads, and also channels for Daily Motion, UFC.TV, Fusion and The Scene

Apple TV updated with redesigned YouTube app with ads, and also channels for Daily Motion, UFC.TV, Fusion and The Scene

Apple is rolling out a visually overhauled YouTube app along with four new channels from different content providers for the Apple TV today.

Apple to open a R&D center in Japan

Apple to open a R&D center in Japan

Japan Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told the local Japanese media on Tuesday that Apple will be building a large research and development center in the country. 

News outlets file a motion to make Steve Jobs video deposition from 2011 on iPod DRM antitrust lawsuit public

News outlets file a motion to make Steve Jobs video deposition from 2011 on iPod DRM antitrust lawsuit public

According to a report from CNET, Associated Press, Bloomberg and CNN have filed a joint motion in the court to make Steve Jobs video deposition on the iPod DRM antitrust lawsuit public. 

iPod DRM antitrust lawsuit to continue despite no legitimate plaintiffs

iPod DRM antitrust lawsuit to continue despite no legitimate plaintiffs

In a twist to Apple’s decade old iTunes iPod lawsuit, it has been revealed that none of the two plaintiffs in the case are legitimate. While both plaintiffs did purchase multiple iPods, they were either not the original “purchaser,” or had purchased the device outside the timeframe of the case.